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The Simpson County Sheriff's Office is currently searching for Larry J. Pennington. He is charged with Felony Fleeing and has a felony warrant from the state of Kentucky for a probation violation.








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Purdum hired as public defender

By MARLAN JONES,

The Mendenhall Mayor and Board of Aldermen held their regular meeting on December 4. There were several items on the agenda. The board accepted the resignation of Witt Fortenberry as the city’s public defender, and moved to employ Chris Purdum as his replacement. Purdum previously served as the city’s municipal judge.


Cheryl Ann Buckley Bullock

Cheryl Ann Buckley Bullock, 61, passed away April 15, 2018 at Copiah County Medical Center.  Memorial services will be 2pm Sunday at Bethlehem Baptist Church.  Stringer Family Funeral Home in Crystal Springs is handling arrangements.

 

 

 

 



Johnnie Blanche Bass

Johnnie Blanche Bass, 86, passed away Saturday at Comfort Care Nursing Home in Laurel . She was born Thursday, February 11, 1932.

Visitation will be held on Wednesday, May 9, 2018 from 5:00 PM until 8:00 PM at the Colonial Chapel Funeral Home Magee.

 

 

 

 

 


McCain didn’t fit anyone’s mold

J ohn McCain didn’t give himself the label “maverick,” but it was one that stuck with him for decades because it fit so well.

The longtime Republican senator from Arizona and former presidential nominee, who died Saturday just short of his 82nd birthday, bedeviled his own party many times during his 35 years in Congress.



SCA Cougars take down Columbia

 

The SCA Cougars traveled to Columbia Academy on Friday with a tilt with the Cougars of Columbia. Simpson received the opening kick but were not able to get anything going and were forced to punt. The Simpson defense was suffocating all night and set the tone early with a three and out by Columbia.





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Magee’s Crazy Day pageant winners

With a field of 25 contestants, winning top honors at the annual Magee Crazy Day pageant are, from left, Pre-Teen Miss Crazy Day, Layla Warren; Little Miss Crazy Day, Emmelyn Adcock; Miss Crazy Day, Mallory Cockrell; Petite Miss Crazy Day, Ainsley Karoline Warren; Tiny Miss Crazy Day, Winter Rain Kemp; Mrs.


2017 Year in Review

Simpson County saw both highs and lows during the year 2017. New faces went into office and new members went onto boards. We have seen triumph in high school sporting teams who dominated the competition, but we also saw tragedy with armed robberies and crime throughout the county.






Arrest Reports 7-21-2017

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 23 arrests from September 11 to September 18.
Jason Jordan of 616 Hillen Bale Hattiesburg MS was arrested on September 16 and charged with possession of methamphetamine. 



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