Trustmark donates to Angel Wings

Trustmark of Magee makes a $1,000 donation to Angel Wings Outreach Center in Mendenhall.  Angel Wings works to prevent domestic violence in Simpson County and offers aid to victims of domestic abuse.  From left, Pat Brown, chairman of Angel Wings; Wendy Seal, executive director; and Brandon Hubbard, president of Trustmark.  

The Mendenhall Business Women’s Club to sponsor Annual Tour of Homes

The Mendenhall Christmas Tour will be held on Saturday, December 2,  from 4 to 7 p.m.  this year’s tour features three  homes.

Homes on the tour are those of Leslie and Donnie Thomas and Cathy McCormick, 611 Main Street;  Jeanie and Johnny Gregory, 101 Durr Avenue; and Shay and Paul Barry, 2956 Cato Road, Braxton.

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.

MHP Thanksgiving enforcement report

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its Thanksgiving enforcement period which began Wednesday, November 22, at 6 p.m. and ended Sunday, November 26 at midnight. MHP issued 4879 citations with 46 DUI arrests. 163 motor vehicle crashes were investigated which included 55 injuries and 5 fatalities on state, federal highways, and interstates.