The Neshoba County Extension Service will host the 2016 organizational and safety meeting for 4-H Shooting Sports, tonight, at 6:30 p.m. at Northside Park in the Senior Citizen’s Building. Instructors will be on hand to discuss the disciplines of air rifle, air pistol, 22 rifle and pistol, muzzleloader, archery, and shotgun. Youth must be between the ages of 10-18 to participate in the program, and must attend the meeting with at least one parent or guardian. The purpose of the program is to provide young …Read More
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Behind a 13-run first inning, the No. 2 East Central Community College softball team rolled to a 19-2 victory over the Marion Military Institute Lady Tigers in the first game of a softball doubleheader Wednesday, Feb. 10, in Marion, Ala. The Lady Diamond Warriors completed the doubleheader sweep with a 10-0 win in game two to move to 6-0 on the season. Marion Military fell to 0-4. Both games were called after five innings due to the 10-run rule. Sophomore left fielder Summer Lavender out …Read More
The Philadelphia High School Baseball and Softball teams will host the Third Annual 1st Pitch Dinner tonight at 7:00p.m. at the Philadelphia Country Club. The guest speaker will be John Cohen. Tickets will be $25.00, which includes your meal. Tickets can be purchased from any baseball or softball player or from the PHS office. For more information contact Coach Austin McNair at 601-562-9947.
A member of the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department will be meeting with Dixon Development Club members at this month’s meeting to help create a Neighborhood Watch in the Dixon area. The meeting will be on Thursday, Feb. 11 at 6 p.m. at the Dixon Community Center. For more information call Shirley Skinner at 601-656-2200.
The Carthage Police Department is trying to locate 41-year-old Terrance Liddle Lee, wanted for felony feeling. Officers say they attempted to stop Lee for a traffic violation Feb. 1 but he failed to yield and a chase began. Lee allegedly left Highway 25 North and fled into a wooded area on foot. Carthage police and other law enforcement agencies looked for the suspect for several hours but were unable to locate him. Lee is a black male who stands about 5′ 5″ and wears his …Read More
The Leake Academy Rebelettes begin play tonight in the MAIS North AAA Tournament in Indianola playing the Lady Raiders of Riverfield Academy from Rayville, LA. The Rebelettes hit the floor running in the 1st quarter gaining a 22 point lead over the Raiders, 24-2. Points would continue to be scored by the Rebelettes during the 2nd quarter as they would take a 46-8 lead in the game. During the second half the game was played with a running clock and reserve players for the Rebelettes. …Read More
The Leake Academy Rebels were back in Indianola this afternoon for round two of the MAIS North AAA High School Basketball Tournament playing the Cougars of Central Hinds Academy from Raymond. After failing behind the Cougars by 8 points the Rebels stormed back to tie the game at 19 points after the 1st quarter of play. The Rebels continued to outscore the Cougars in the hard fought 2nd quarter and took a 7 point lead at half-time, 44-37. During the second half the Cougars would …Read More
Neshoba hospital is on its way towards expansion. They’ve added two new buildings to campus that are nearing completion. The 6,000 square foot Outpatient Rehab Facility will have an aquatics therapy pool along with a pediatrics and adult gym. The Outpatient Rehab Facility is expected to be done by March. The other part of the expansion, the Medical Office Portico is at about 50 percent completion, but it is expected to be completed by May. “We will be locating three of our medical practices that …Read More
The Gators and Lady Gators of Leake Central and the Whippets and Lady Whippets of Kosciusko faced off in basketball action Tuesday night. Both games were vying for the Region 4-4A championship top seeding. The undefeated Kosciusko Lady Whippets topped the second ranked Lady Gators in the first game of the night. The Lady Gators took the lead in the 1st quarter with a score of 15-11. The 2nd quarter saw the Lady Whippets adding 14 more points, but the Lady Gators maintained their lead 29-25. …Read More
“Feloniously” operating a motor vehicle while transporting children. That’s what a Philadelphia man was indicted for in the latest session of the Neshoba County Grand Jury. Carlton R. Frazier, 29, of 1350 Mississippi 491 was indicted on five counts of child endangerment and DUI. Frazier was arrested in August 2014, the indictment stated that he was under the influence while operating a vehicle and also had five children in the car at the time under the age of 16. One child was seriously injured.