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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.


Hit and run in D'lo


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.

Fire Drill Wednesday Evening

Magee Mayor Dale Berry said if you hear a big bang Wednesdy evening behind Tractor Supply between 6:00 and 6:30, do not be alarmed.  The State Fire Department will be holding a drill with the Magee  Fire Department and other are departments.












Oscar White

Funeral services for Mr. Oscar White, Collins, MS (formerly of Morton, MS) will be held on Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, at 11 a.m. from Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church, Collins, MS.  Mr.

Arrest report 8-30-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 27 arrest from August 20 to August 27.

Tommy O’neal Keys of 217 Hosey Road Magee MS was arrested on August 26 and charged with possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia, and no driver’s license


Mary Atkisson

Funeral services for Mrs. Mary Atkisson will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, April 14, 2018, at the Old Hebron Baptist Church. Mrs. Atkisson, 93, passed away Saturday, April 7, 2018, at her residence. Dr. John Anderson officiated and interment was in the New Hebron Cemetery.

Saulters Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Qualify for school board soon


If you have an interest in running for one of the three soon to be vacant seats on the Simpson County School Board, it’s time to go into action. 

The election for these positions will be held in November as part of the general election.  The qualifying date for the school board seats starts on August 8  and closes on September 7.