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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.


Home invasion thwarted


The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call that came in at 5:30 a.m., Thursday, August 23.

 The incident was described by investigator Leon Wedgeworth as a home invasion that occurred at a residence on Van Zandt Road in Braxton.


School board delays election

After years of complying with restrictive hiring practices, the Simpson County School Board has issued payment to the law firm of Adams and Reese in conjunction with settlement of the court ordered consent decree from which the county has finally been released. 


DA announces felony convictions

District Attorney Matt Sullivan announces the following defendants have been adjudicated guilty and sentenced to significant punishments for felony crimes committed in the Thirteenth District.  Simpson County:  Robert Kilpatrick received 10 years for Possession of Methamphetamine.  Jerry Hutchins received 10 years for Possession of Methamphetam

George Robert Daughdrill

George Robert Daughdrill, 88, of Magee, passed away Friday, September 29, 2017 at his home in Magee. He was born Wednesday, May 22, 1929.  
Visitation was held Sunday, October 1, 2017 from 4:30-8 p.m. at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee.

City approves tax holiday

At the July meeting of Mendenhall’s Mayor and Board of Aldermen, the board unanimously decided to participate in the Sales Tax Holiday. 
City Clerk Tiffany Wallace said the Sales Tax Holiday starts at 12:01 a.m. Friday, July 28, and runs through midnight Saturday, July 29.

Soccer sign-up begins

The City of Mendenhall is now registering for youth soccer. Co-ed soccer will be available for children ages 3-16. A$45 registration fee includes the purchase of a team jersey. Registration forms are available at City Hall. Participants will need cleats, shin guards, and shorts.