Jail docket – 07/08/15

June 30
Sharyan Ali, DOB 01-01-76, ORM (Other-Race Male); Mathiston 2: hold for Lauderdale County.
July 2
Kedrin Redd, DOB 10-26-93, BM; MDOC; hold for MDOC: probation violation.
July 4

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911 Calls – 07/08/15

June 29
10:53 a.m., smoke in house, Old Hwy. 15; Maben FD responds.
6:27 p.m., stranded motorist, Natchez Trace Parkway; Webster SO; park rankers respond.
8:54 p.m., stolen property, Natchez Trace Road; Mathiston PD responds.
9:15 p.m., suspicious person, Hodges … Read more

Correction – 07/08/15

Josh Glasner is a new assistant football and baseball coach at Eupora High School. The July 1 article “Eagles looking for gridiron depth this season” gave an incorrect first name for Glasner.

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Vaughan’s Vocabulary – 07/08/15

Don Vaughan provides infrequently used words to strengthen your vocabulary.

This summer I’m doing a study on the 8th-century epic poem “Beowulf,” regarded as the first great text in English literature. The Norton Anthology of English Literature pointed out that … Read more

MHP has busy Fourth of July holiday weekend

From press reports

The Mississippi Highway Patrol concluded the 2015 Fourth of July Holiday Enforcement Period Sunday at midnight.

Throughout the period which began Friday, MHP issued 4333 citations including 125 DUI arrests and investigated 138 traffic crashes involving 2 … Read more