Two stabbings reported


Saturday, the Mendenhall Police Department was dispatched to 200 Downs Avenue Lot 7 after receiving an emergency call. Mendenhall Police Chief Candy McCullum explained that a dispute happened at the property between two subjects whom McCullum identified as Jeffery Williams and Melvin McDonald.

According to McCullum, Williams was found at the scene and had sustained a stab wound. McDonald also sustained a stab wound, but was able to drive himself to Simpson General Hospital.

McCullum said McDonald was stabilized before being air lifted to Jackson. The incident is still under investigation.



Rebekah Stewart and Ray Brinson are pleased to announce their upcoming marriage on May 12, 2018, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in Magee.

A reception will follow in the Fellowship Hall.