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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. 


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.



Jean Clyde Floyd

Jean Clyde Ford gained her heavenly wings on Thursday, January 18, 2018.  She was born on December 31, 1924, to James Edward Wilson and Belle (Harper) Wilson.


Danny Cox

Danny Cox passed away on Tuesday, January 16, 2018, at UMMC in Jackson.  He was born on October 8, 1948, to Shelley Wade Cox and Frances Victoria (Phillips) Cox in Columbus, GA. 

He was retired from MS State Guard, was a WWII Vietnam Veteran, 15 year Army Guard and 22 years MS Air Guard.



Morris M. Pearson

Morris M. Pearson, 83, of D Lo, Mississippi, died Sunday at Simpson General Hospital in Mendenhall, Mississippi. He was born Thursday, August 23, 1934.

He was preceded in death by Parents, Elmer Pearson and Zona Pearson; Sisters, Betty, Ruth Wells and Geneva Woods.







Clarification

The column that appeared in last week’s newspaper about the opioid lawsuit questioned whether Representative Noah Sanford had a conflict of interest.


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


Arrest made in truck stop robbery

At approximately 5:45 a.m. on January 3 a vehicle was driven into the D’Lo Truck Stop on Highway 49 north of Mendenhall. The surveillance video showed a vehicle driven by one subject crash through the front doors. The subject then exited the vehicle, held the clerk at what appeared to be gunpoint, and demanded money.


Youth present live Navity

Fellowship Baptist Church presented a live Nativity Scene to remind everyone of the reason for the season. Wendy Womack and Judy Ballard began working on the project in October. Womack explained that the idea to create the nativity scene was started last Christmas. The props were created by members of the church.



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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.





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Body found and identified

At approximately 4 a.m. Monday, November 20, the Magee Police Department responded to a call describing a dead body near the Highway 28 West and Highway 49 intersection.

Assistant Chief Joey Womack explained that a body was lying in the road not far from the CEFCO and Texaco service stations.





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