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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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Durr to lead MS Lions Band

Kameron Durr, a senior at Magee High School and drum major of the Trojan Marching Band, has been named drum major for the 2018 Mississippi Lions All-State Band.

Durr won the position after several auditions before a panel of judges from across the state.



Sabreya Lee

Magee Lady Trojans shooting guard Sabreya Lee signed with the Pearl River Wildcats. Lee is the leading scorer on her team and will be stepping into a similar role for the Wildcats. She currently leads the Lady Trojans with 24.5 points per game.



Bill allows for carry at stadiums

By ANDY GIPSON,

Southeastern Conference and Mississippi higher education administration officials have recently engaged in deceptive and misguided criticism of House Bill 1083, enhanced carry permit legislation recently approved in the Mississippi House by an overwhelming 80-29 vote.  Not only are they mischaracterizing the purpose of the bill, they are fabric



#ParkerStrong

By MARLAN JONES,

The Simpson County Cardinals are a select baseball team coached by Simpson County natives Brian Mills, Kalen Jackson and Xavier Hayes. The organization consists of a 9 year old and 11 year old team. The teams came together last August and quickly formed strong bonds that saw them finish the season in second place.


Area blood drives

Mississippi Blood Services will be holding a blood drive with Boswell Regional Center on Tuesday, February 13. The MBS Donor Coach will be on site from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.. All donors will receive a T-shirt, while supplies last.  The blood drive is being held in honor of 11-year-old Parker Pierce of Magee, who is battling leukemia.




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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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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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