News

Time Capsules

75 Years Ago: May 2, 1940

Hitchhiker Slugs Tomnolen Man
Bill Bailey, prominent young man of Tomnolen, was kind-hearted Tuesday afternoon when about four o’clock on highway 82 two miles south of Eupora he picked up a hitchhiker, who after … Read more

Jail Docket – 04/29/15

April 20
R.B. Varner, DOB 11-27-89, WM; MDOC Talford: probation violation (MDOC hold).
April 21
Ronald D. Ross, DOB 09-07-71, BM; MDOC Modzelewsk: Circuit Court warrant for embezzlement.… Read more

Cyclist, 87, dies on Natchez Trace

From Press & Staff Reports

MATHISTON — A Wisconsin man riding a bicycle along the Natchez Trace Parkway died April 20.

According to park rangers, De Loyd E. Stertz, 87, of Altoona, Wis., was riding his bicycle south on the … Read more

E911 Calls – 04/29/15

April 20
8:39 a.m., alarm, Hwy. 403; Webster SO responds.
9:51 p.m., medical, Clarkson Road; EMS responds.
10:07 p.m., items found in parking lot, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.
1:25 p.m., man lying in road, Natchez Trace Parkway; parkway … Read more

‘Tomato Battles’ promote disease-resistant plants

From Press Reports

The Mississippi State University Extension Service is holding “Tomato Battles” in Webster, Chickasaw, Itawamba, Lowndes, Marshall, Oktibbeha, Prentiss and Union counties.

Scott Cagle, Chickasaw County coordinator for the MSU Extension Service, said the competitions are designed to … Read more

Sports Schedules – 04/29/15

WED, APRIL 29
College Softball
6 pm. — Ole Miss at Mississippi Valley State

THURSDAY, APRIL 30
Prep Softball
5:30 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Starkville Christian
College Baseball… Read more

Editorial Roundup – 04/29/15

Concerns over Kemper Mine
By Wyatt Emmerich

Last week the Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) purchased a natural gas electricity plant in Ackerman, just an hour’s drive from the $7 billion Kemper power plant.

The Ackerman gas plant, which sold for … Read more

NMMC partner in Transitions Program

From NMMC

Care transitions occur when a patient moves from one health care provider or setting to another. Nationwide, nearly one in five Medicare patients discharged from a hospital are readmitted within 30 days, at a cost of over $26 … Read more