Today's Top Stories

The Marine Corps Toys for Tots campaign has begun in Mendenhall and Magee. The campaign started in October and will last until December 24.

After McQueen Construction was unable to complete two miles of paving projects, the Simpson County Board of Supervisors decided at their meeting Monday that they would get into the paving business themselves. 

Saturday evening while responding to a fire call tragedy struck the Magee Fire Department.

Fireman Dustin Grubbs,  34,  was responding to a fire alert for a structure fire when the vehicle he was driving left the road and overturned. 

Simpson County’s own Colonel Roy Terrell, a graduate of Mississippi State’s Class of 1953, was honored at the Mississippi State vs.

A special called Board of Supervisors meeting was held Tuesday morning with the purpose of proceeding with the appointment of Greg Reynolds as interim sheriff of Simpson County.

Today is Election Day in Mississippi!  Polls close at 7 p.m., and Mississippians have the opportunity to vote for two U.S. Senators, U.S. House members, and Judges, among others.  Are you prepared to cast your ballot?

 




Co-Lin to honor Pace, Fuller

John W. Pace of Hattiesburg and Barbara Dale Welch Fuller of Mendenhall will be honored as Alumni of the Year at Copiah-Lincoln Community College’s Homecoming on Saturday, Oct. 27, during the Alumni Association’s awards luncheon and annual meeting at 11 a.m. in the cafeteria on the college’s Wesson Campus.










Hit and run in D'lo

By MARLAN JONES,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported that a hit and run occurred on September 8. Investigator Joe Andrews explained that at approximately 7:45 p.m. Robert Pope of D’Lo was struck by a vehicle on Highway 149 in D’Lo. Andrews said the suspected vehicle is a white Chevrolet or GMC four door that was pulling a black car hauler.



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