Category: News

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

Calendar of Events – 04/29/15

MayFest in the Park
The third annual MayFest in the Park will be May 2 from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. in the Mathiston park.… 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

East Webster blanks Coahoma twice to reach second round

By Austin Bishop
Webster Progress Times
 
East Webster had to wait until Monday night to find out who it would play in the second round of the MHSAA Class 2A State Baseball Playoffs. But whether it be Baldwyn or Hollandale-Simmons … 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

Holmes Lady Bulldogs fall to Jones in playoffs

From school reports

The Holmes Community College Lady Bulldog season came to an end at Jones County Junior College in Ellisville Saturday afternoon with a 10-0 loss to the Lady Bobcats in the best-of-three MACJC Playoffs. With the loss, the … Read more