Today's Top Stories

Mendenhall Cemetery to hold Wreaths Across AmericaTM Day Ceremony and Wreath Laying on STAURDAY, DECEMBER 14, 2010 at 10:00 A.M.
Attention to our seniors in our community.  There is currently a scam going on in Simpson County.
The Mendenhall Chamber of Commerce hosted a Merry Mendenhall Christmas on December 6 in downtown Mendenhall. Stores on Main Street were open for Christmas Sales.
The big news that came from the city of Magee this week is they have taken delivery of a new firetruck. 
The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen met on December 3 for their regularly scheduled meeting to discuss a proposal made by Steve Womack on behalf of Maintenance System Incorporated (MSI).

Scam attempted on local woman

A recent increase in scam activity throughout the summer has targeted the elderly. Simpson County resident Mary Gene Padgett reported a recent scam attempt on an older lady. Padgett said the woman received a call from an individual claiming to be her grandson.

PD gets CAD


The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen met for a recessed meeting on Thursday Sept. 26, and approved the purchase of a new CAD system for the Mendenhall Police Department.

Dog Abuse

Supervisor Danny Craft received a phone call last week from a family member that a dog was in the road dragging a chain.

County Burn Ban

Simpson County Falls Under Burn Ban

John Kilpatrick, emergency serviccs coordinator for Simpson County announced effective today, Friday September 27 that the county is now under a burn ban.  All outdoor fires are prohibited.  This does not include a bonifide bar-b-q grill or smoker.