burglary, DUI and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

Carlos Martinez, 38, 106 Magnolia Street, Philadelphia, disturbance of family Chi T Vy, 37, 200 North Hill Street 10A, Meridian, disorderly conduct Jakarius Gunta Buie, 22, 44 Tart Road, Scooba, burglary-commercial building, cars, etc. Tony Jenkins, 25, 10654 Road 234, Union, contributing to the delinquency of a minor Roderick Jeremiah Talley, 19, 446 Evergreen Avenue, Philadelphia, shooting into dwelling house, malicious mischief under $1000 Samantha Fortenberry Anthony, 29, 10943 Road 387, Philadelphia, harassing, threatening phone calls Dontavious Laquez Moore,... Read More.

Contraband arrests made at Kemper Neshoba Correctional Facility

The Kemper County Sheriff’s Department is continuing its crackdown on contraband in the jail. Five people were arrested Sunday for smuggling or having contraband in the Kemper, Neshoba Correctional Facility. Darron Thomas, Valerie Terrell, Nathan Nelson, Kaleeta Ward and Dikirra Stewart were all arrested today for bringing in various drugs and banned items into the jail. “When you do that, it’s like playing Wheel of Fortune. Sometimes you hit the jackpot and sometimes you go bankrupted. It seems like... Read More.

Friends of the Library Luncheon and Membership Drive

The Neshoba County Library will be having a Friends of the Library Luncheon and Membership Drive Tuesday, March 20 at 12 noon at the Neshoba County Library. Come learn about the Friends of the Philadelphia – Neshoba County Public Library. Hear about what’s in store for the library in 2018, and enjoy a nice lunch with a service-oriented group. 

Home Maintenance and Repair Offered in Philadelphia Beginning March 19

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a course in Home Maintenance and Repair beginning Monday, March 19, 2018, at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center located at 900 Valley View Drive. Classes will meet from 6 to 9 p.m. for eight consecutive Monday nights. Cost is $100 per person and James Boykin will serve as instructor. For more information, contact Cody Spence, workforce development coordinator, at dcspence@eccc.edu or call 601-635-6265.

Inducted Into ECCC’s Phi Theta Kappa Honor Society

These East Central Community College students were inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa during ceremonies held recently on the Decatur campus. Inductees and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) Allison Harris of Collinsville, Stacia Cleveland of Decatur, Brooke Rawson of Forest, Nena Hammond of Decatur, Molli Alexander and Katie Dulay, both of Union, Samantha McMullan of Decatur, Kalyn Smith of Carthage, Anna Brooke Skinner of Union, Savannah Watkins, Kayla Lovorn and Madison Boykin, all of... Read More.

ECCC PBL Students Receive Top Honors in State Competition

Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda received top honors during the State Leadership Conference and qualified for national competition in 16 categories. National competition will be held this summer in Baltimore, Md. The state conference was held at Mississippi University for Women in Columbus. Theta Chi also received first place in raising funds for the March of Dimes, first place in Mississippi for the largest local chapter, received Foundation Recognition and was... Read More.

Warriors Win Two in Double Header with Coahoma Tigers

The East Central Community College Warriors Baseball team back on their home field at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur this afternoon to play double header conference division baseball games against the Coahoma Community College Tigers from Clarksdale. The EC Warriors entered the contest 11-5 overall on the season while the Tigers from Coahoma enter 12-6 overall on the year. In the first game, the Tigers put the first run on the scoreboard in the top of the opening... Read More.

larceny, assault, sexual battery and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

Tasaunda Labensae Berry, 35, 18 Meadow Woods Place, Jackson, grand larceny- more than $1000 Jon Hooley, 63, 11010 Highway 492 East, Union, molesting (touching child for lustful purposes), sexual battery Teresa Ann Hooley, 36, 1111 Highway 21 South, Union, molesting (touching child for lustful purposes), child abuse Eunice Ann Walker, 60, of 11010 Highway 492 East, Philadelphia, molesting (touching child for lustful purposes), sexual battery Billy J Seals, 22, of 1126 West Avenue, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI)... Read More.