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A burn ban was implemented during the Simpson County Board of Supervisors meeting Friday, October 14, 2022. All residents of Simpson County are warned of no burning allowed until further notice.

Sheriff Paul Mullins received approval to to hire Olivia Gilmore as full time non-certified dispatcher. The board also approved the hiring of Destiny Jackson as part-time non-certified. Ronnie Brown was approved as a new hire for the jail full-time non-certified. Mullins requested approval for the Dog Team pro annual subscription for two dogs. Request was approved.

John Killpatrick with EOC reported a total of 1048 911 calls for September 15 – October 14, 2022. Last year at same time, a total of 1169 calls were received. The county had a total of 5 structure fires for the month. A total of $4930 was received in permits. Killpatrick reminded everyone the Great Shakeout is October 20, 2022 at 10:20 a.m. A Red Cross training with  each fire department will take place.

Ted Warren with Simpson County Solid Waste gave an update to the board on day to day activities at the Rubbish Facility. The board approved to hire Johnny Hobbs as a new hire for the Solid Waste Department.

Future Holidays:  

  • Veterans Day – Friday, November 11, 2022
  • Thanksgiving Holiday – Thursday and Friday, November 24th and 25th, 2022.

Future Board Meetings:

  • Friday, October 21, 2022
  • Monday, November 7, 2022
  • Tuesday, November 15, 2022
  • Monday, December 5, 2022
  • Thursday, December 15, 2022

A video of the meeting is attached for viewing.

Meeting entered into executive session. is an online news source serving Simpson and surrounding counties as well as the State of Mississippi.

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Patrice is married to Greg Boykin and they have two sons, Bradley & Alex Boykin. Patrice is a lifetime resident of Simpson County. Patrice retired after 25 years in the Insurance industry where 23 of those years were with State Farm Insurance in Magee. She is very active in the community and has served in several leadership roles. Patrice has been a Secretary for the Magee Touchdown Club for 19 years and President of the MS Scholars of Simpson County. Patrice was a member of the Magee Adopt A School Program. She was elected to a term on the Simpson County School Board. She has served on the Board of Directors for the Magee Chamber of Commerce. She serves on the Keep Magee Beautiful Committee and is a member of the Advisory Committee for the Simpson County Technical Center. Patrice is a member of the Simpson County Republican Executive Committee. Multiple times, Patrice was named Parent of the Year for Magee Schools as well as District Parent of the Year for the Simpson County School District. Patrice & her family are members of New Hope Baptist Church.


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