Editorial Roundup – 03/18/2015

All too preventable
The most difficult thing for any public official to do is tell his supporters something they don’t want to hear. Attorney General Eric Holder deserves credit for doing exactly that last week when he explained why there … Read more

Jail Docket – 03/18/2015

March 9
Toby Turnage, DOB 09-11-78, WM; Eupora 5: speeding and suspended DL.
March 10
Michael Latham, DOB 03-09-97, WM; E5: hold for Eupora PD.
Crystal Dixon, DOB 10-01-75, WF; Mathiston 3: warrant: contempt of court.

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E911 – 03/18/2015

March 9
7:20 a.m., medical, Spring Valley road; EMS, Mathiston FD respond.
3:04 p.m., car fire, Mantee Road; Mantee FD, Webster SO respond.
March 10
6:50 a.m., car in ditch, Hwy. 82, Mathiston; Mathiston PD responds.
11:45 a.m., medical, Medical … Read more

Swing-Bed Program provides support for patients, their family

From Press Reports

The Swing-Bed Program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora offers further rehabilitation after a patient’s acute care stay in the hospital has ended.

The program’s goal is to help patients make optimal physical progress while educating and assisting … Read more

Eupora’s Ross among congressional candidates

From Press and Staff Reports

Henry Ross of Eupora is among candidates running to represent Mississippi’s 1st District in the U.S. Congress.

He will be a candidate in the May 12 special election to fill the seat of the late … Read more

Time Capsules – 03/18/2015

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 21, 1940

Giant Still is Captured
The result of Sheriff Phillip Wright’s first major riding party was the capture of a giant still Sunday afternoon five miles north of … Read more