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Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

TAYLORSVILLE – Southern Pine Electric and other power companies are experiencing a critical shortage of electricity due to the increased usage from the extreme low temperatures.

Participants in Simpson County’s Distinguished Young Woman 2019 program held on January 13 are, from left, Kaitlyn Martin, winner of the Overall Scholastic Award and Self Expression; 2019 Simpson County DYW Macy Kate Greer, winner of Overall...

The City of Magee has opened registration for youth softball and baseball. There will be a $45 registration fee. Baseball will be available for children ages 3-16 and softball from ages 3-19.

Ice remains on roads in parts of state; MDOT advises no travel in affected areas

UPDATE – Wednesday, January 17, 12:30 p.m.

JACKSON, MISS. – The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) continues its response to the winter weather event statewide and continues to advise the public to stay off roads with reported icy conditions and to limit travel to emergencies only.


Sheriff reports of 41 accidents

By PAT BROWN,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain reported there were a total of 41 dispatches of vehicles that were called in for vehicles that slid from the roadway. 

Tuesday evening a fuel truck turned over on Highway 49 near D’Lo the sheriff reported it was empty.  There was also a log truck that turned over near Pinola. 



Distinguished Young Woman participants

Participants in Simpson County’s Distinguished Young Woman 2019 program held on January 13 are, from left, Kaitlyn Martin, winner of the Overall Scholastic Award and Self Expression; 2019 Simpson County DYW Macy Kate Greer, winner of Overall Fitness, Overall Talent and Spirit of DYW Award; Kennedy Hanna, First Alternate; and Candice McCullum, w








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