Today's Top Stories

The Magee Angels cruised to a state Championship by thoroughly beating every opponent they faced. The Angels handled Perry County in three innings. The game was called after the Angels scored 27 runs in three innings.

Simpson County Academy seniors Leah Beth Luckey, left, and Abigail Carter, right, played in the Lady Cougars’ opening games.  They beat Wayne Academy 5-3 and tied Sylva Bay 5-5.  The JV Lady Cougars tied with Wayne Academy 4-4.


The special election for Mississippi House Representative District 77 held July 10 resulted in a run-off between Price Wallace of Mendenhall and Hayes Patrick of Puckett.

It appears that the Simpson County Board of Supervisors will be looking for a new console to operate the 911 system for Simpson County. 

The first concern for the July 3 Simpson County School District Board of Education meeting was brought forward by parent Nina Hollins Morvant, who wanted to discuss a concern about her child.

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded its 2018 Fourth of July enforcement period which began Tuesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and ended Wednesday, July 4, at midnight. Throughout the period, MHP issued 4594 citations with 41 DUI arrests.

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.