shoplifting, burglary, possession and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

Isiah Clemons, 18, of 880 Valley View Drive, shoplifting – less than $1,000, resisting arrest, disorderly conduct Brandon K King, 31, 5694 Laurel Hill Road, Carthage, hold for drug court Jenna Tubby, 29, 128 Indian Hills Circle, Philadelphia, shoplifting-less than $1,000 Ukisha Carter, 37, 13226 Post County Line, Collinsville, malicious mischief, petit larceny, trespassing Brian J Irvin, 32, 14930 Highway 488, Philadelphia, failure to pay Jennifer Roberts, 48, 526 Center Avenue, Philadelphia, failure to appear, public drunk Ross A Delap,… Read More.

ECCC Announces Fall Semester Honor Roll

Students named to the 2017 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur. PRESIDENT’S LIST (Alphabetically by hometown) Those named to the President’s List, full-time students with a 4.0 grade point average, and their respective hometowns include the following: ACKERMAN: Woody Vowell BRANDON: Kelsey Bayles and Shelby Walters BROOKHAVEN: Macy Brabham CARTHAGE: Anna Burns, Adrian Douglas, Jonathan Green, Amanda Konya,… Read More.

Mars Hill Food Pantry

Local community members volunteering for The Mars Hill Food Pantry will be serving our local residents on Saturday, December 16  from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. Each month The Mars Hill Food Pantry serves our neighborhoods where some may be struggling or in situations where they need assistance. Everyone in need is welcome to apply for assistance. Everyone applying must bring an ID, proof that they live in the community, and proof of their yearly income. For more information or… Read More.

Tribe teaches Christmas beading

Beadwork is a Choctaw tradition that started a long time ago. It has been worn by men and women for decades. But the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has put a new twist on decorative beadwork. “The long ones are the bugle beads and the shiny, small ones are the sea beads,” said Lorena Alex, Choctaw Cultural Affairs. A lot of time and a whole lot of patience goes into beadwork, especially for beginners. “It’s taking me a little longer… Read More.

Two charged after federal warrant served in Kemper County – Thirteen charged in Neshoba

A federal warrant was served Monday at a residence on Philadelphia Road in Kemper County. Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says two people were arrested as a result, James Arthur Triplett and Natasha Temple. Triplett was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell, possession of drug paraphernalia and possession of stolen property, a lawnmower. His bond was set at $15,000. Temple was charged with possession of marijuana with intent to sell and possession of drug paraphernalia. Her bond… Read More.

burglary, possession, assault and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

Elliot W Leach, 34, 623 West Walnut Street, Philadelphia, hold for investigation, possession of controlled substance, domestic violence, simple assault, public drunk Katie Walker, 24, 11031 Road 2826, Philadelphia, simple assault Jerry Cartlidge, 39, 260 Walter Sisson Road, Hwy 25, Philadelphia, possession of marijuana Sable Kennedy, 27, 10271 Highway 488, Carthage, failure to pay William Andrew Stewart, 38, 10420 Road 387, Philadelphia, domestic violence, aggravated assault Colton Michael Dennis, 26, 10130 Road 2608, Philadelphia, hold for other agency Edwin Chris… Read More.

EMCC hosts commencement ceremonies

More than 300 people graduated Tuesday from East Mississippi Community College at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included academic and career-technical students who attended classes at Columbus Air Force Base, Naval Air Station Meridian, Lion Hills, West Point Center and online/eLearning campuses. East Mississippi Community College provided a list of December 2017 graduates, organized by county and city of residence: Attala County • Kosciusko: Samuel Lowe • McCool: Samuel Hunt, Jonathan McGee Calhoun County • Big Creek:… Read More.

Nitro Arenacross coming to Neshoba County Coliseum

Experience two high flying nights of motorized adrenaline pumping Arenacross action at the Neshoba County Coliseum on Friday, January 5 and Saturday, January 6. Nitro Arenacross is coming to Philadelphia for two nights. Kick off the night with the Pre-Party with an Exciting Music Artist to get the crowd going, meet the Pro’s at the free pit party, then watch in amazement as an Intro Show kicks off with Lasers, Lights, Fog, and Rocking music. Next watch the Nitro AX… Read More.