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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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Angel Wings accepts check

Wendy Seals of Angel Wings Outreach Center accepts a check for $1,000 from sponsors of Run for the Money 5K which was held during Mendenhall in May.  From left, Kim Smith, Kimberly Blair Smith, DMD, PA; Novella Graves, Peoples Bank; Shana Lane, Simpson General Hospital; Nancy Brown, The Magee Courier; Chris Caughman, Peoples Bank; Wendy Seals,







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. 

 



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Community Calendar 6-7-2018

 

 

 

 

June 4-8

Vacation Bible School at Fellowship Baptist Church will be held  June 4-8 from 6-8 p.m. For more information or to be picked up, call 601-382-0405 or 601-382-4176. Fellowship Baptist Church is located on Hwy 13 South, Mendenhall.

 

June 6


Ruby H. Lee

Ruby H. Lee passed away on Tuesday, May 1, 2018, at her residence at the age of 96.  She was born on October 31, 1921, to James Bott Hawkins and Lela (Edwards) Hawkins in Scott County, MS.

 



Mike V. Ferrell

Mike V. Ferrell passed away on Sunday, April 29, 2018, at the age of 53 at his residence. He was born on September 29, 1964, to Pete and Barbara (Kelly) Ferrell in Jackson, MS.






Johnnie Blanche Bass

Johnnie Blanche Bass, 86, passed away Saturday at Comfort Care Nursing Home in Laurel . She was born Thursday, February 11, 1932.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.

 

 

 

 

 


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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. 





Ice remains on roads in parts of state; MDOT advises no travel in affected areas

UPDATE – Wednesday, January 17, 12:30 p.m.

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues its response to the winter weather event statewide and continues to advise the public to stay off roads with reported icy conditions and to limit travel to emergencies only.


Dollar General robbed again

On January 6, two armed men entered the Dollar General Store located on Highway 28 West just outside of Magee and robbed it.  It was the second robbery of the store.

The gunmen held the clerks at gunpoint and demanded money from the register. After the pair took an undisclosed amount of money they left on foot.


SCA basketball

Simpson County Academy’s Cougar basketball teams had a busy week on the hardwood as they played games last week against Central Hinds Academy, Park Place Christian Academy, and Pelahatchie High School.

Girls Games

Central Hinds Academy


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