Search Warrant Leads to Drug Arrests

Early Wednesday morning July 31st 2019, Simpson County Sheriff’s deputies and officers with the Mendenhall Police Dept. executed a search warrant at a home on Lee Street in Mendenhall. Several semi-automatic rifles and pistols with high capacity magazines were seized in conjunction with approximately 1 pound of high-grade marijuana, commonly called “loud”.  Edwyna Demetric Newsome and Sharita Marshay Williams were arrested and both have been charged with Possession of Marijuana more that an ounce but less than a kilogram with intent while in possession of a firearm.

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Linda F. Canoy, 72, of Mendenhall, Mississippi, passed away Monday, September 9, 2019 at her home... READ MORE

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September 13 The final nights of the Nazareth M.B. Church fall revival will be Sept. 12-13, beginning at 7:15 each night with Pastor James Dampier of Mt. Carmel Baptist Church.