Crime

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.





Arrest Reports 11-30-2017

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 25 arrests from November 20 to November 27.

Kendra Barber of 187 Hawpond Church Road Mendenhall MS was arrested on November 20 and charged with possession of marijuana and paraphernalia.






Reynolds named SO2

By MARLAN JONES,

Sheriff Donald O’Cain recently named his replacement for Chief of Operations Scott Womack, who had resigned.

Last week O’Cain announced that long time deputy Greg Reynolds has been named Chief Deputy, and will assist with the day to day operations of the Sheriff’s Office.




Arrest Reports 11-16-2017

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 26 arrests from November 6 to November 13.

Teddy Toney of 3720 Cato Road Braxton MS was arrested on November 9 and charged with DUI 1st other and possession of a controlled substance.


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Area high schools have chosen their top graduates for special honors at graduation ceremonies across the county this month.  They will be recognized and speak to audiences at those ceremonies.