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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.


James V. "Pete" Walker

James V. "Pete" Walker passed away January 3, 2018, at Simpson General Hospital at the age of 90. He was born on May 8, 1927, to Wayne S. and Clara Barnes Walker in Simpson County.

Pete proudly served in the United States Army and was a World War II veteran. He retired from the Mississippi Hwy Department and farming.



Jerry Lee Hayes

Jerry Lee Hayes transitioned from this life to the next on December 22, 2017.  He was born to Hozy and Addie “Bea” Thames Hayes on June 4, 1951, in Magee, Mississippi.




Bettye Jean Weathersby

Bettye Jean Weathersby, 66, of Mendenhall, MS passed away Sunday, December 24, 2017 at home in Mendenhall, MS. She was born Sunday, August 19, 1951 in Mendenhall, MS.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, December 27, 2017 from 5:00 PM until 9:00 PM at Colonial Chapel Funeral Home in Magee..




Cynthia W. Bynum

Cynthia W. Bynum gained her heavenly wings on Thursday, December 21, 2017, surrounded by her loving family.  She was born on September 7, 1960, to the late W. J. Walker, Jr. and Mary Sue (Brown) Walker in Mendenhall.



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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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