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.

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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