Today's Top Stories

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported that on December 10 at approximately 7 p.m. four black males heavily armed, entered the S&W Grocery & Deli store on Simpson Highway 28 West in Pinola.

A snowman watches over proceedings at Mendenhall’s City Hall after a surprise snowfall on Dec. 8.

This snow man has versatility! He even has his own fort. Built by Carol and Tarena Marshall and three- year-old Benjamin Williams of Mendenhall.

Mendenhall High School recently hosted their first annual MHS CTE Color Run.

Four-year-old Emma Chain makes her very first snow angel. She was mesmerized by the beautiful snow fall. Emma is the daughter of Lance and Courtney Chain.

Magee and Mendenhall have both begun the process of becoming Keep America Beautiful affiliates.

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

13 join first Color Run


Mendenhall High School recently hosted their first annual MHS CTE Color Run.

 Suzan Bourn and Sandra Jager organized the event to benefit several of the student body organizations. Proceeds from the color run were dispersed among Mendenhall High School’s FFA, FCCLA, and DECA.

Mayor foils theft of scrap metal


The mayor of Magee reported at a recent Board of Aldermen meeting that he pulled up at an intersection and found a fellow loading up scrap metals.  He inquired what the guy was doing and was told, “The mayor contacted me and asked me to pick this stuff up.” 

Berry asked, “Who is the mayor?”  The guy responded “John.”