Today's Top Stories

Deputy Kelvin Jenkins was named Top Cop of the Simpson County Sheriff’s Office for 2018.

Mable Everett has served as mayor of Braxton for many years. On May 16, she was met with a pleasant surprise when the Town of Braxton dedicated the town park to her.

The9th annual Mendenhall in May festival was a complete success. Nearly 1,000 people gathered in downtown Mendenhall to join in the celebration.

A special memorial service was held on May 18 to commemorate all of Simpson County’s fallen officers.

The American Flag has been left flying over the deserted campus of the old Magee elementary School, which has been abandoned by the school district.  If this were private property the city would have enforced clean up policies, but this is not...

At the mid-month meeting of the Magee Board of Aldermen Mayor Dale Berry reported that anyone who has problems with street lights being out should call city hall to report the problem. 

Three arrests, more anticipated


Thursday evening, May 2,  Simpson County Sheriff’s Department gassed suspect in order to get him to surrender. 

The call started around 5:20 p.m. when shots were reported at a residence on Old Jupiter Road.  Upon arrival it was reported that an unknown black assailant had fired shots and left the scene in a gray Ford. 

Arrest Reports 5-10-2018

The Simpson County Sheriff’s Office reported 15 arrests from April 30 to May 7.

Robert Michael Jennings of Lot 18 Highway 80, Pearl MS was arrested on May 1 and charged with possession of methamphetamine and no driver’s license.



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.