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Jacqueline Simpson, Sherry Simpson Oocumma, Hallie Oocumma, and Wilma Simpson-McMillan on the Mall in Washington last week for the 38th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on the west side of the U.S. Capitol. Wilma Simpson-McMillan is the mother of LeAnn Simpson, the Philadelphia police officer who died in the line of duty last year,
Jacqueline Simpson, Sherry Simpson Oocumma, Hallie Oocumma, and Wilma Simpson-McMillan on the Mall in Washington last week for the 38th Annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service on the west side of the U.S. Capitol. Wilma Simpson-McMillan is the mother of LeAnn Simpson, the Philadelphia police officer who died in the line of duty last year,
Wednesday, May 22, 2019 12:00 PM
The family of the late LeAnn Simpson, the Philadelphia police officer who died in the line of duty last year, traveled to Washington last week for a national memorial service.
  • Work has begun to repair facade on the old Western Auto building
    Brick by brick, work continues on the facade of the old Western Auto building downtown that was deemed unsafe in April.
  • Police ready to enforce seatbelt laws
    The Philadelphia Police Department will once again participate in the annual Click It or Ticket statewide campaign to enforce seat belt usage and to spread the message about the importance of buckling up.
  • Retired officer nabs armed robber
    With more than a decade of law enforcement experience, Gordon Adkins was the last person a masked armed robber wanted to run into fleeing a country store at Dixon on Sunday afternoon.
  • Receives award
    Mrs. Rose Prewitt was present with the 2018-2019 Neshoba County School District Bus Driver of the Year by Transportation Director Mr. Michael Thomas.
  • Receives award
    Bill Yates, Chairman of The Yates Companies, Inc., was recently inducted into the Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association Hall of Fame.
  • Philadelphia High School Class of 1954 celebrates 66th anniversary
    Intermittent rains did not dampen the spirits of the Philadelphia High School Class of 1953 last month as they gathered to celebrate their 66th reunion at Lake Tiak-O-Khata.  
  • Citizens acquires Biloxi bank, assets rise to $1.2 billion
    The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia on Tuesday announced the acquisition a Biloxi-based Charter Bank resulting in a combined company with about $1.2 billion in assets.
  • • Mickey Barnett, 27, of 982 Pea Ridge Road of Forest, driving under the influence- 1st offense, reckless driving, no insurance
  • Medical dream no longer haunts groundbreaking student
    On the day Christina Wallace said goodbye to her friends at the Choctaw Health Center, they brought out a cake glazed with stethoscope- and lab coat-frosting.
  • Myers resigns as police chief, mayor raises hiring replacement from within
    Assistant Philadelphia Police Chief Julian Greer is a 27-year veteran of the force the mayor says is a presumed candidate to replace Grant Myers who resigned last week to take a job in the District Attorney’s Office, but he doesn’t know what the board is thinking yet.       
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