A press released stated on Thursday morning June 6, the Simpson County Sheriff’s Department had an officer involved shooting in the county. The Sheriff’s Department requested that the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations take over the investigation.
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JUNE 7 & 8
It is hard to imagine all the flooding and damage that places like the Mississippi Delta and the Mid-West are experiencing. We have been pretty fortunate from that perspective so far, but we have our own season of anxiety looming upon us.
The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 17 arrests from May 27 to June 3.
Anthony Bradford of 222 North Oak Mize MS was arrested in May 31 and charged with trafficking controlled substances.
Gary Walker of Lishman Road Braxton MS was arrested and charged with possession of marijuana.
Karen Womack with the MS Department of Health recently spoke with the Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen about establishing a Mayoral Health Council.
The Mayor's Health Council is a partnership with municipalities to establish coalitions governed by the Mayor's Office with the responsibility for creating healthy environments.
The City of Mendenhall recently accepted the donation of a pecan wood Baldwin Acrosonic piano and bench from the historic Mendenhall Hotel and Revolving Tables Restaurant. The piano was donated by Nattilie Morgan and her children to the city in memory of C. Fred Morgan Jr. and L’Marie Morgan Erven.
Amber Leanne Cole was the recipient of a $500 scholarship from the Mississippi Board of Supervisors.
The tuition scholarship was presented during the board meeting Monday by the president of the Simpson County Board of Supervisors, Mickey Berry.