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In the June 14 District School Board meeting, several pressing cases were brought before the board.
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.
The official 2018 Hurricane Season has arrived, and it is time for all Mississippians to remain weather aware and keep a watchful eye on activity in the Gulf of Mexico, Commissioner of Insurance Mike Chaney urged today.
Ferguson Federal Credit Union held a ground breaking on June 7, at the soon to be new location, 227 11th Ave. in Magee.
Members of Ferguson Federal Credit Union and representatives of Magee were on hand for the groundbreaking.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s office reported that on the morning of June 7 deputies were dispatched on an emergency call from Magee General Hospital Emergency Room in response to a reported dog bite.
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.
Last Thursday the Mendenhall Fire Department was dispatched to Anytime Tan located on Main Street Mendenhall to find the building engulfed in smoke.
Fire Chief Brandon Wester explained that from the outside it was difficult to assess the situation.
Following a recent attack on a 3-year-old child, Sheriff Donald O’Cain has submitted a proposed ordinance to the County Board of Supervisors for consideration.
According to O’Cain, the child was attacked by two chained pit bull dogs two weeks ago and was subsequently airlifted from Simpson County to a Jackson hospital.
D own to a man, the Board of Supervisors got proactive with their leadership, as did the county’s Road Department, when it came to bridge problems in Simpson County.
The Magee Police Department responded to a situation near 1304 1st Avenue Magee, MS last Friday. Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that the emergency call was placed by a neighbor detailing a young woman who had sustained multiple stab wounds.
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.
Al Gary of Mendenhall died Monday, January 8, 2018, as the result of a one car accident in Longview, Texas, on January 7.
On January 3, 2018, at approximately 2157 Hours, a Wards Restaurant manager reported to the Magee Police Department via 911 that they had been robbed at gunpoint by a man and he had just got an undisclosed amount of cash from the business.
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.
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.
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.
Central Hinds Academy
The Falcon Midgets (9 & 10 yrs) faced off with the Morton Panthers at Tiger stadium this week to determine who will go on to the semi-final rounds to be held at Jones Junior College on December 2.
This would be the second time that the Panthers and Falcons met. The first game ended in a 12-12 tie. This meeting nearly did as well.
On January 3, 2018, at approximately 9:57 p.m. , the manager of Wards Restaurant in Magee reported to the Magee Police Department via 911 that they had been robbed at gunpoint by a man who had taken an undisclosed amount of cash from the business. The suspect had then fled from the store.
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.
The small town with a short name, D’Lo, is starting to grow. Representative Andy Gipson and his wife Leslie and seeing to that.
December 1 will be the grand opening of the Corner Grocery located right smack in the middle of Downton D’Lo.
Simpson County saw both highs and lows during the year 2017. New faces went into office and new members went onto boards. We have seen triumph in high school sporting teams who dominated the competition, but we also saw tragedy with armed robberies and crime throughout the county.
President Reagan often said of dealing with the Russians reducing their nuclear stockpile “trust but verify.”
The idea is you don’t go around suspiciously accusing people of misdeeds, but that at the same time you check to make sure they’re doing right.
With a field of 25 contestants, winning top honors at the annual Magee Crazy Day pageant are, from left, Pre-Teen Miss Crazy Day, Layla Warren; Little Miss Crazy Day, Emmelyn Adcock; Miss Crazy Day, Mallory Cockrell; Petite Miss Crazy Day, Ainsley Karoline Warren; Tiny Miss Crazy Day, Winter Rain Kemp; Mrs.