Bus rides offered for Parchman employees affected by weather conditions

JACKSON, Miss. (WJTV) — The Mississippi Department of Corrections is providing rides to employees who work at the Mississippi State Penitentiary at Parchman affected by weather conditions.

Pick-up sites will be at multiple business locations along seven routes for 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. shifts. The buses will arrive in 5-, 10- and 30-minute intervals.

Anyone who lives in an area affected by inclement weather can ride the bus.

The first buses for the 7:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. shifts will arrive at 5:00 a.m. at the Boyd Store in Sledge and the Double Quick in Rosedale on Highway 1 (North Main Street). The last buses for these shifts will stop at 6:30 a.m. at Carroll’s Grocery in Drew; Goose Pond on Highway 32; and Old Bryant’s Service Station in Rome on Highway 49.

The first buses for the 7:00 p.m. – 7:00 a.m. shifts will arrive at 5:00 p.m. at the Boyd Store in Sledge and the Double Quick in Rosedale on Highway 1. The last buses for this shift will run at 6:30 p.m. at Carroll’s Grocery in Drew; Goose Pond on Highway 32; and Old Bryant’s Service Station in Rome on Highway 49.

Below is a schedule:

ROUTE

 

PICK-UP SITES

 

PICK-UP TIMES
7am -7pm Shift 7pm -7am Shift
  Moorhead-Double Quick 5:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
1 Indianola-Loves, Hwy 49 & 82 6:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
  Sunflower-Service Station 6:10 a.m. 6:10 p.m.
  Blaine-Old County Barn 6:15 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
  Doddsville-Old Service Station 6:20 a.m. 6:20 p.m.
  Ruleville-Double Quick, Hwy 49 & 8 6:25 a.m. 6:25 p.m.
  Drew-Carroll’s Grocery 6:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
       
  Charleston-Courthouse 5:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
2 Webb-Jitney Jr. 6:15 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
  Sumner-Scott Service Station 6:20 a.m. 6:20 p.m.
  Goose Pond-Hwy 32 6:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
       
  Itta Bena-Double Quick, Hwy 82 5:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
3 Greenwood-Walmart Parking Lot 5:45a.m. 5:45p.m.
  Minter City-Store on Hwy 49 6:15 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
  Glendora-Hwy 49 @ Bridge 6:25 a.m. 6:25 p.m.
       
  Clarksdale-Church’s, Hwy 49& 61 5:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
4 Dublin-Store on Hwy 49 6:00 a.m. 6:00 p.m.
  Tutwiler-Double Quick 6:15 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
  Rome-Old Store, Hwy 49 6:30 a.m. 6:30 p.m.
       
  Rosedale- Double Quick 5:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
5 Pace-Intersection, Hwy 8 5:15 a.m. 5:15 p.m.
  Cleveland-Krogers 5:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
  Merigold-Three Way Truck Stop 5:45 a.m. 5:45 p.m.
  Mound Bayou-Health Center 6:00 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
  Shelby-Dollar General 6:15 p.m. 6:15 p.m.
       
  Sledge-Boyd Store 5:00 a.m. 5:00 p.m.
6 Falcon-Blue Store 5:15 a.m. 5:15 p.m.
  Darling-Old Store, Hwy 3 5:25 a.m. 5:25 p.m.
  Marks-Supervalu 5:30 a.m. 5:30 p.m.
  Lambert-Gurley’s 5:45 a.m. 5:45 p.m.
  Vance-Post Office on Hwy 3 6:15 a.m. 6:15 p.m.
       

 

 

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