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This Day in History – March 1, 2011

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1790 – The U.S. Congress authorized the first census.   1803 – Ohio became the 17th state in the United States.   1864 – Rebecca Lee was the first black woman awarded a medical degree.   1867 – Nebraska became the 37th state in the United States.   1872 – Yellowstone became the world’s first National Park.   1932 – The 20-month-old son of Charles Lindbergh was kidnapped.   1961 – President John F. Kennedy signed an executive order establishing the Peace Corps.   1981 – IRA member Bobby Sands began a hunger strike in Maze Prison; he would die 65 days later.]]]]> ]]>

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Carson arrested on felony warrants

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Officer Matt Barnes, Horatio Carson, Officer Joseph Stubbs, and Inv. Donnie Heggins (photo by David Day)

Horatio Carson, 34, of 272 Cedars School Circle, was arrested Thursday on a felony warrant for probation violation.

Heggins, Barnes, Carson, Stubbs, Grady (photo by David Day)

Vicksburg police Investigator Donnie Heggins and Lt. Jeff Merritt, and Mario Grady, investigator for the Mississippi attorney general’s office, executed the warrant after Carson was spotted at the carwash on Grange Hall Road.

Stubbs, Carson, Barnes, Grady (photo by David Day)

Carson was indicted in the October session of the grand jury as a habitual offender on charges of possession of a controlled substance and fleeing or evading a police officer.

Horatio Carson and Joseph Stubbs (photo by David Day)

Carson was transported to jail by Officer Joseph Stubbs to await trial.

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Did you vote today? Show off your sticker!

Send us a photo of yourself with your sticker, and we’ll show the world.

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VIDEO – Roberta Anderson celebrates her 70th birthday

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(photo by Thomas Parker)

Neighbors and friends of Roberta Anderson came out Saturday afternoon to give her a parade for her 70th birthday.

Happy Birthday, Ms. Anderson!

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