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Editorial Roundup – 2/18/2015

Rule of law takes precedence

Those who have fought in the courts or opined in favor of legalizing gay marriage have frequently likened the resistance of states to their opposition to racial desegregation a couple of generations ago.

The comparison … Read more

Sports Schedules – 2/18/2015

WED, FEB. 18
Prep Basketball
MAIS AA State Tournament at Canton (4 p.m. — Winston Academy girls vs. Adams Christian)
Junior College Softball
1 p.m. — East Central at Miss. Delta (DH)
Junior College Baseball
3 p.m. — Meridian at … Read more

Time Capsules – 2/18/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: Feb. 15, 1940

State Position for Col. Taylor
Daniel M. Taylor, former merchant and Eupora businessman, received news of his appointment Tuesday of this week to the position of patrolman … Read more

Fred’s begins ‘Miracle Balloon’ drive

From Press Reports

Shoppers at fred’s Super Dollar will once again be able to support the healthcare of children in their communities by purchasing special $1 paper Miracle Balloons that will benefit Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

The 10th annual campaign, … Read more

911 Calls – 2/18/2015

Feb. 9
10:13 a.m., medical, Rock Hill Road; transferred to Oktibbeha 911.
11:14 a.m., medical, Walnut Avenue; EMS responds.
1:03 p.m., stranded motorist, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
2:32 p.m., loose cow, Hwy. 82, Sapa; Webster SO responds.
2:45 … Read more

Calendar of Events – 2/18/2015

SWCD membership meeting March 9
The Webster County Soil and Water Conservation District’s annual membership meeting will be at 6:30 p.m. March 9 at Walthall Baptist Church.

A speaker will be giving information about wild hogs and a meal will … Read more

BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding expanding in Maben

From press reports

BK Edwards Fabrication and Welding announces the company is expanding operations at its facility in Maben, Miss. The project represents a $70,000 company investment and will create 18 new jobs, bringing employment at the facility to approximately … Read more

Letter to the Editor – 2/18/2015

War is a racket

Since 1945, all the major nations of the “Free World” have sat quite peaceably by their own firesides except one: the Good Ole USA.

We have managed to meddle in just about every problem that happened … Read more