A man charged with capital murder in the shooting and beating death of his ex-wife, an owner of a Southeast Decatur bakery, has been evaluated for mental competency and a judge will determine next month if he is fit to stand trial.

Twenty-six properties owned by the estates of former Decatur landowners Joe E. Terry and his daughter Ann Terry Mayfield sold for nearly $1.1 million at a public auction Wednesday.

Athens Limestone RSVP will be sponsoring Free Tax Help through VITA, The Volunteer Income Tax Assistance Program, at locations in Athens, Ardmore and Decatur.

• Justin Williams of Elkmont was named to the fall 2019 president's list at Northwest Mississippi Community College. The president's list includes students completing 12 or more semester hours with a 3.75 or better GPA.

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