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Bonnie Faye McAlpin

Bonnie Faye McAlpin, 83, of Magee, Mississippi, died Monday at Hillcrest Nursing Home in Magee.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 9:00 AM until 11:00 AM at the Shady Grove Baptist Church in Mize.


Lois Sullivan

Lois Sullivan, 90, of Magee, Mississippi, passed from this life Monday at Hillcrest N.H. in Magee. She was born Tuesday, May 10, 1927.

Visitation will be held on Thursday, February 15, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.






Sandra Logan Russell

Sandra Logan Russell, 69, departed this world into the arms of her loving Father on February 15, 2018. She was welcomed into her heavenly home by her parents, Jesse and Bertha McMillan Logan, her son, Christopher Russell, her brother, James Padgett, and a host of relatives and friends.





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Fire claims lives of two

By MARLAN JONES,

A structure fire claimed two lives early Monday morning.

Simpson County Sheriff’s Office Investigator Chris Wallace said that an emergency call was made at 5:32 a.m. reporting a structure fire. Deputies, along with the Magee Fire Department, were dispatched to Rodney Sullivan Road in the Saratoga community.




Simmons, Floyd to wed Feb. 3

Ashley Nicole Simmons, daughter of Tony and Nannette Simmons of Mize, a 2004 graduate of Mize Attendance Center, graduated nursing school at Jones County Junior College in 2008.  She received a bachelor’s of science in nursing from William Carey University in 2012, and masters of science in nursing from University of South Alabama in 2015.





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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.




Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 


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Natan Fitch

Church Alive lead pastor Gene Amason presents a Yeti Cooler to Natan Fitch, the oldest veteran at the Magee Veteran’s Day Service held in front of the Community Center.  Fitch,left, is 92.



MDOT issues storm warning

MDOT prepares for Nate

JACKSON, MISS. – As Tropical Storm Nate moves into the Gulf of Mexico, the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) is preparing for the storm to make landfall as a hurricane along Mississippi’s coastal counties.








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