Jail Docket – 08/26/2015

Aug. 17
Eikeren Hill, DOB 07-27-75, BM; Webster 5: Mississippi Department of Corrections hold for sale of controlled substance-three counts.
Michael Sproles, DOB 12-04-74, WM; Webster 5: disturbance of family peace.

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MDE stands behind process for accountability model

From Press Reports

The Mississippi Department of Education, on Aug 21, released the complete response to the PEER Committee report on the accountability standards for the system that evaluates school and district performance, including the qualifications of the MDE Technical … Read more

Grenada industry expanding operations

From Press Reports

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Ice Industries announced Aug. 19 the company is expanding its operations in Grenada.

The expansion will be the company’s sixth since 2010. The project represents a corporate investment of $15 million … Read more

Time Capsules – 08/26/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Aug. 29, 1940

Miss Phillips Gets Deserved Promotion
Miss Mildred Phillips, who for five years has been clerk of the Farm Security Administration offices here and assistant of Supervisor J.Y. … Read more

Sports Schedules – 08/26/2015

THURS, AUG. 27
Prep Softball
4/5 p.m. — Ethel at French Camp
4/6 p.m. — Kemper Academy at Winston Academy
5 p.m. — Kosciusko at Noxapater
5:30/6:30 p.m. — Eupora at Philadelphia

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911 Calls – 08/26/2015

Aug. 17
1:25 p.m., medical, East Walnut.
4:06 p.m., alarm, call, College Street.
7:36 p.m., property damage report, Maben PD responds.
Aug. 18
10:10 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 82 West.
10:16 p.m., alarm, call, Carver Road.
11:02 p.m., medical, Hatcher … Read more