burglary, forgery and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

James Aceveida, 47, 12791 Road 4300, Union, failure to pay Krishunda Frankena Bingham, 26, 100 Sistrunk, Philadelphia, possession of marijuana Crystal Butts, 36, 10151 Road 2810, Philadelphia, grand larceny- more than $1000, burglary-commercial building, cars, etc. Nathan Dale Cross, 30, 983 Black Jack Road, Philadelphia, trespassing Samuel Cordero Gales, 29, 522 Valley View Drive, Philadelphia, failure to pay Randi Danielle Gray, 20, 10590 Road 234, Union, harassing-threatening phone calls Ramona Harrington, 45, 249 West Myrtle Street, Philadelphia, failure to... Read More.

Two killed in Neshoba County wreck

Two people were killed in a wreck in Neshoba County on Thursday, April 12. The wreck happened on County Road 539, at the top of an area of the road known as “thrill hill” just outside of Philadelphia. Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said the 911 call came in around 7:19 pm. A passenger car and truck pulling an empty horse trailer had a head on collision. Cody Pitts, 24, of Philadelphia and Kurt May, 32, of Philadelphia were... Read More.

PNC Arts Council honors Volunteers of the Year

The Philadelphia Neshoba County Arts Council held their annual 2018 membership drive on Thursday, April 12 at the Yates House in Philadelphia. During the event the ‘Volunteers of the Year’ were announced. This year two member and two non-member volunteers were honored. “It is in acknowledgement of the numerous volunteer hours our award winners have so selflessly given to the PNC Arts Council and to the children in our community that participate in our programs,” said PNC Arts Council... Read More.

Drug Court jumper arrested in Northern Mississippi

A Neshoba County probation violator was arrested in Northern Mississippi on Sunday, April 15. Debbie Hillis arrested for felony possession of a controlled substance in Neshoba County was picked up by the Clarksdale Police Department. Hillis violated the terms of her agreement with the Neshoba County Drug Court by fleeing in November 2017. Hillis is being transported back to Neshoba County where she will go in front of the Circuit Court Judge and be re-incarcerated for felony of a... Read More.

Two arrested in connection with gun and auto thefts

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a recent string of break-ins and thefts in Attala and Neshoba Counties. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said the two teenagers are charged with breaking into Lawrence’s Grocery and a house on Attala Road 1107 on Sunday, April 15. According to Investigators Mark Hill and Zellie Shaw, several guns were stolen from the home and food items were taken from Lawrence’s. The two are also charged with stealing two vehicles, a... Read More.

USA Today High School Sports announces ALL-USA Mississippi Girls Basketball Team

USA Today High School Sports announced the American Family Insurance ALL-USA Mississippi Girls Basketball Team and Coach of the Year today. Players were selected based on their athletic achievements from the 2017-18 season. Congratulations to Choctaw Central Coach Bill Smith who was named Coach of the Year and to Otashae Burrage, Leake County High School who was named to the Second Team. COACH OF THE YEAR Bill Smith, Choctaw Central (Philadelphia) Smith led Choctaw Central (34-1) on a dominant... Read More.

Neshoba Co. Supervisors approve changes to fire protection districts

Following the public hearing on Monday, April 16 at the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors Meeting the following changes to the fire protection districts have been approved. In an effort to provide legal fire protection district coverage for areas that have previously not been included or to change areas in need of minor changes to provide for inclusion within the five road miles of a fire station, the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors has made changes to selected fire... Read More.

Neshoba Supervisors approve online auction site for tax liens

A new system has been approved for tax sales in Neshoba County that will allow more people access to the bidding process and increase local participation. On Monday, April 16, the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors approved the company GovEase to oversee the online auction of Neshoba County delinquent tax sales. GovEase represents several counties in Mississippi as an online auction site for Mississippi tax liens. Neshoba County Tax Assessor Mike Lewis stated the new online process would streamline... Read More.