News Briefs

Courthouse
demolition
bids advertised
Bids are being taken for demolition of the Webster County Courthouse, which burned nearly three years ago in Walthall.
The now-100-year-old building burned Jan. 17, 2013. Following final settlement of insurance claims last month, the Board … Read more

911 Calls

Dec. 7
12:04 p.m., horse in road, Hwy. 403; Mathiston PD responds.
2:58 p.m., B&E, Wright Road; Webster SO responds.
3:07 p.m., medical, Hwy. 82; Eupora PD, Eupora EMRs respond.
4:21 p.m., medical, South Dunn; Webster EMS, Eupora FD respond.… Read more

Morgan retiring as circuit judge

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From Press & Staff Reports
 
Circuit Judge Clarence E. “Cem” Morgan III will be honored from 4-7 p.m. Thursday at a retirement reception at the Attala County Courthouse in Kosciusko.
Morgan will retire Dec. 31 after serving for 21 years … Read more

Letter to the editor

Acceptance and tolerance
This is a Christmas note of appreciation about how far we have come in our acceptance and tolerance of others.
We live in a heartfelt nation of can-do and sharing. We are capable of weathering any storm … Read more

Confederate flag symbolizes struggle to end tyranny

Opinion
by Pete Shumpert
sculptorpete@bellsouth.net

Both the Confederate flag and the American flag have been misused by people who did not believe in their true meaning. Before I am considered unpatriotic, I love freedom more than I love a forced … Read more

Obituaries

Clifton ‘PeeWee’
Borel
Dec. 6, 2015
Graveside services with military honors for Clifton “PeeWee” Borel, 83, of Starkville were Dec. 12, 2015, at Moore Cemetery in Brooksville.
He was born Nov. 12, 1932, in Louisiana. Mr. Borel was a retired … Read more