Geyser Falls Water Theme Park 2018 Season!

The 2018 Season for Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is here. The Park starts opening daily on Saturday, May 26. Mississippi’s #1 family attraction, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is a 23-acre playground with twelve water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, little kids area, Beach Club, and Clearwater Key. With fun slides, white beaches, and more water slides than you know what to do with Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is the perfect place for your family... Read More.

Union man faces 70 burglary charges

Philadelphia Police charged 35-year old Jason Stevens with 69 counts of burglary and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon. The Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department also charged Stevens with one count of burglary. Philadelphia Police Chief Grant Myers says Stevens stole tools and construction items from several 18-wheeler storage trailers located on the Highway 15 bypass. Myers says surveillance footage helped identify and locate Stevens. “We were able to get footage of the suspect in... Read More.

Legislature declares June Access to Justice Month; Courts schedule free family law clinics across the state

The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice month.  Free family law legal clinics are being organized in every Chancery Court District in Mississippi to assist those in need of civil legal aid.  The clinics will assist individuals with custody and child support issues, divorces, guardianships, name change matters, emancipations, adoptions and domestic violence protection orders.  Volunteer attorneys will be present to meet with self-represented litigants to provide advice, assistance with forms and pleadings and instructions on how... Read More.

MHP Memorial Day enforcement to begin Friday

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will kick off its Memorial Day weekend enforcement period started at 6:00 pm Friday evening. Troopers will be setting up checkpoints to look for drunk and impaired drivers. They will also be issuing tickets for distracted driving and seat belt violations. This safety initiative is designed to ensure safe travel for motorists while also reminding them of their responsibilities during the busy holiday weekend.

Memorial Day Program – Carthage

American Legion Post 168 will conduct a Memorial Day Ceremony Monday, May 28 at 11 am on the South lawn of the Carthage Courthouse. In case of inclement weather the ceremony will be moved to the courtroom on the second floor of the courthouse.

Philadelphia’s Memorial Day Program Monday in DeWeese Park

Captain Kelli Nichols of Philadelphia will be the guest speaker at Philadelphia’s annual Memorial Day program in DeWeese Park Monday, May 28 at 11 am. As part of the program and continuing in tradition flowers will be place at veterans monument by the Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4396, American Legion Posts 238 and 138 and the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Chapter 677. In case of inclement weather, the program will be moved to the Veterans of... Read More.

burglary, grand larceny and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

Charles Burton Bond, 52, 10190 Road 349, Union, hold for other agency Jackie L Dunn, 37, 10351 Road 573, Philadelphia, malicious mischief under $1000 Kristin K Gilmore, 26, 30010 Road 101, Union, disturbance of a family, domestic dispute Angela DeShay Jenkins, 32, 5842 Ebenezer Road, Carthage, burglary of a commercial building, cars, ect. Dvontea Thomas Lewis, 23, 11450 Road 212, Philadelphia, two counts of domestic violence – simple assault Margrett Morris, 19, 10140 Road 395, Philadelphia, felony pursuit, felony... Read More.

Guns, drugs, TVs recovered in Kemper County bust

Law enforcement made a big bust in Kemper County Wednesday, discovering a stockpile of guns and drugs. Kenneth McNeil is charged with sale of a controlled substance. The Kemper County Sheriff’s Office and Alcohol Beverage Control executed a search warrant at 10 Hwy 45 South. They discovered moonshine, stolen TVs, pills and a host of stolen fire arms. The sheriff says the investigation is ongoing. Kenneth McNeil