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Mix and Mingle

Simpson County Development Foundation hosted a Mix and Mingle event at the Simpson County Country Club last week.  It was well attended with well over 50 members and guests.  The event was part of a community awareness program of the Foundation adopted by the board and its new president, Malory Yelverton. 

 





Runoff is June 26

By MARLAN JONES,

Primary runoff elections will be held on Tuesday, June 26.

The Democratic ballot will have one race between Howard Sherman and David Baria for the US Senate seat. The Republican ballot will feature one race between Michael Guest and Whit Hughes for the U.S. House of Representatives Third Congressional District.





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Deputy involved in accident

On Tuesday, June 5, at 9:01 p.m., Simpson County Sheriff’s deputies were responding to an emergency call for service on Bushtown Shivers Road when  Deputy Eric Still was involved in a single motor vehicle accident while driving on Hwy 43 near Pinola.


We need good people to run for elected office

By PAT BROWN,

G enerally speaking, folks go into office with good intentions to do the right thing for the right reasons.  They look to others who have served in those offices for advice on how to do things properly and sometimes if they listen they get proper advice and sometimes they do not.  They either don’t listen or they don’t get the proper advice. 



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DISTRICT CHAMPS

By MARLAN JONES,

The Mendenhall Tigers achieved a milestone last Friday in a hard fought game against the Quitman Panthers. The Tigers came into the game after suffering an unexpected loss to the Northeast Jones Tigers. The loss locked the Tigers in a 3 way tie with West Lauderdale and Quitman for first place in the district.


Veteran’s celebration Nov. 10

The city of Magee will host their annual Veteran’s Celebration on Friday, November 10, at First Baptist Church.

Line up for the parade will be at 9:45 a.m. in front of the church.  A ceremony will follow the parade in front of the community center.  This is scheduled to start at 11 a.m.






Reynolds named SO2

By MARLAN JONES,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain recently named his replacement for Chief of Operations Scott Womack, who had resigned.

Last week O’Cain announced that long time deputy Greg Reynolds has been named Chief Deputy, and will assist with the day to day operations of the Sheriff’s Office.




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Banis, Fewell to unite June 2

Mr. and Mrs. Paul Banis of Magee joyfully announce the engagement of their daughter, Savannah Faith Banis, to Mason Warren Fewell. Mason is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Shane Fewell of Mendenhall. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Howard Fewell of Mendenhall and Mr. and Mrs. Sidney Luckey of Magee.







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