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1208 Bettydale Drive
Iuka, Mississippi 38852

Administrative Office Hours:
M-F 8:00am - 5:00pm
 
     
 
History of the Sheriff
 
  Sheriff John Daugherty

 Present

SHERIFF GLENN WHITLOCK

 

 

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Glenn Whitlock
 Term: 2004 -2015

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John D. Daugherty
 Term: 2016 - Present

 
 


Bob Payne

Term: 1984 - 1988

Richard Dobbs
Term: 1988 - 1992

 
Johnny Nunley
Term: 1992 - 1995

David Smith
Term: 1995 - 2004
       
       

James H Bishop
Term: 1964 - 1968

 

George Cutshall
Term: 1968 - 1976


Chester Dawson
Term: 1976 - 1980

Amos Bates
Term: 1980 - 1984
 

Clarence Lee Pace
Term: 1948 - 1952

W. T. Dexter
Term: 1952 - 1956

Whit Wilson
Term: 1956 - 1960

Clarence Lee Pace
Term: 1960 - 1964
 

Isaac M Jackson
Term: 1932 - 1936

Omer J Bullen
Term: 1936 - 1940

Clarence Lee Pace
Term: 1940 - 1944

William H Marlar
Term: 1944 - 1948
 

Robert U Woodley
Term: 1916 - 1920
 
Nicholas L Phillips
Term: 1920 - 1924
 
Omer J Bullen
Term: 1924 - 1928


Cion Lafayette Pace
Term: 1928 - 1932


D.T. Harvey
Term: 1900 - 1904

Thomas J Storment
Term: 1904 - 1908 
 
Ed A Payne
Term: 1908 - 1912

Thomas J Foote
Term: 1912 - 1916
 

Charles C Castlebery
Term: 1876 - 1880

  Zephania H Woodall
Term: 1880 - 1892
 
W. B. McGehee
Term: 1892 - 1896

William W Harvey
Term: 1896 - 1900
 

James F Gresham

Term: 1865 - 1866

Daniel T Beall

Term: 1867 - 1869

Isacc N Whitesides

Term: 1869 - 1870

A. W. Bailey

Term: 1871 - 1876
 

Robert Davenport

Term: 1849 - 1855

Porter Walker
Term: 1856 - 1858

Robert Davenport

Term: 1859 - 1860

John G Barton
Term: 1861 - 1865
 

Stephen O Gibbs

Term: 1837 - 1840

Stephen S Houge
Term: 1840 - 1844

Stephen O Gibbs

Term: 1844 - 1848

William L Duncan
1848 - 1849
 
William B Owens
Elected May 1836
Resigned December 1836
 John Fitch
Tishomingo County Coroner
Served as Interim Sheriff
 Moses Johnson
Elected February 1837
Resigned July 1837
 
 
HISTORY IN PICTURES
 
   

 
  Deputy Glenn Whitlock, Lt Ricky Marlar, Sheriff Johnny Nunley, and Deputy Benny Parrish 

 

 

 

 

TISHOMINGO COUNTY COURTHOUSE
 

Jacinto Courthouse

Jacinto was the county seat of Old Tishomingo County until 1870 when the area was divided into present day Alcorn, Prentiss, and Tishomingo Counties. It was then used as a school until 1908 and then as a Methodist Church until 1960. In 1964 volunteers saved it from destruction. It is located off of Mississippi Highway 356 south in Alcorn County.

Tishomingo County Courthouse

The first courthouse of present day Tishomingo is located at the corner of S Fulton Street and E Quitman Street in Iuka.  The structure was completed in 1870 and can be seen in the photo to the left.  In 1886, a fire destroyed the upper floor of the structure.

Legend has it that the fire was started to destroy evidence being stored for an upcoming murder trial.  Sheriff Zephinia H Woodall was is office at the time.

Old Historic County Courthouse

Prior to the discovery of the previous photo, it was originaly beleived that the fire completely destoyed the building.  However, it appearsthat only the upper floor was destroyed.  The building larger remained intact.  The WPA constructed the two-story addition shown in this photo.

Current Tishomingo County Courthouse

The current courthouse was constructed in 1971.  It is located at 1008 Battleground Drive in Iuka.

 


Photos courtesy of the Tishomingo County Historical Society, the Marlar Family, the Dawson Family, the Payne Family, the Nunley Family, and Kathey Hunt and the Kaufman County TX Historical Society. Additional information provided by the Pace family.

 

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