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This year’s Fallen Officers Memorial came on the heels of a tragic incident that received national coverage.

The May 14 memorial service in Mendenhall followed the deaths of Hattiesburg Police Officers Liquori Tate and Benjamin Deen.

The Simpson County School District has hired  Dr. Paul Lawrence as the new principal of Magee Elementary School. 

After being named the best archery team in the state the Simpson Central Tigers were afforded the opportunity to compete for a national title.

Eleven-year-old SCA student Ramsey Jones was the top overall Elementary MAIS Archer last week with a score of 275.  He won a custom bow and a trophy.  He is the son of Chris and Dana Jones and brother of Raegan.

Arrest Reports 5-21-2015

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 24 arrests from May 13 to May 19.

Donald Wayne Hux Jr. of 3127 Greenfield Road Lot 202 Pearl MS, was arrested on May 17 and charged with possession of marijuana in a moving vehicle. 

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