Editorial Roundup – 03/16/2016

State can’t afford Reeves’ tax cuts

Tate Reeves’ crystal ball must have a rosy tint to it. It certainly seems unrealistic and imprudent, based on Mississippi’s recent economic trends, for the lieutenant governor to be pushing this year for a … Read more

Education notes – 03/16/2016

Local student President’s Scholar at Hinds CCC

Hinds Community College President’s Scholars have been named for the fall 2015 semester. President’s Scholars are those with a cumulative 4.0 grade point average.

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Time Capsules – 03/16/2016

Compiled by Laura Lucius from WPT files

75 Years Ago: March 13, 1941

Salt Creek News:
Mrs. Jim Ray and baby of Calhoun City and Mr. and Mrs. Lester Connell spent Monday with their mother and grandmother, Mrs. T.C. Wilson.… Read more

Holmes CC drops two fast-pitch games to EMCC

From school reports

The visiting Holmes Community College fast-pitch softball suffered two losses last week to East Mississippi Community College 8-4 and 5-1.

With the losses, the Lady Bulldogs fell to 6-10-1. Holmes was set to host East Central on … Read more

City of Eupora approves new speed bump

By Russell Hood
The Webster Progress-Times

The issue of how best to slow traffic down on Gwenn Ray Drive resulted in two split votes during last week’s three-hour meeting of the Eupora Board of Aldermen.

The matter was first discussed … Read more

911 Calls – 03/16/2016

March 7
7:15 a.m., controlled burn, Taylor Road; Forestry responds.
7:52 a.m., stolen property, Veterans Memorial Boulevard; Eupora PD responds.
11:04 a.m., controlled burn, Grady Road; Forestry responds.
12:45 p.m., reckless driver, Hwy. 9; Webster SO responds.

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