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    The Rebelettes dominate in their game against the Cougars

    The Lady Rebels (Rebelettes)comes to compete in a consultation match up with the cougars after a tough lost.  The Lady Rebels wasted no time taking a sizable lead over Columbia Academy enjoying a 7 point lead at the end of the 1st quarter (16-9). The Lady Rebels extended their lead to 25 points in the second quarter outscoring  Columbia Academy 34 to 16 to lead (50-25) at halftime. Not much changed in the 3rd quarter with the Lady Rebels out front by 39 points (73-34). …Read More

    Sanctuary city ban heads to Mississippi House

    A bill headed to the Mississippi House says cities, counties, state agencies and public colleges can’t prevent employees from asking someone’s immigration status and can’t give legal status to people who have entered the country without permission. Senate Bill 2710 passed the House Judiciary B Committee Thursday. The committee added a phrase saying agencies must follow state immigration laws, as well as federal laws. David Baria, a Democrat from Bay St. Louis, objected to the bill, saying some people in his county might have entered …Read More

    Felony Possession, DUI, Indecent Exposure and other recent arrests in Neshoba County

    Andrew Bondie, 36, 10210 Road 406, Philadelphia was arrested for felony possession of beer, possession of marijuana, possession paraphernalia. Jeffery Pilgrim, 41, 492 Hudson Chapel Road, Union, was charged with felony possession of methamphetamine, possession of paraphernalia. Jasmine Nunn, 18, 15621 Highway 15 N, Philadelphia, was arrested and charged with driving under the influence (DUI) 2nd offense, no insurance, seatbelt violation, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, possession of paraphernalia. Other recent arrests: Bobby Williams, 34, 275 Choctaw Road, Conehatta, driving under the influence …Read More

    The rebals come short in their tournament run against Brookhaven

    The Rebels come into this tournament match up to advance into the next round of the tournament. The Rebels put up a strong fight in the first quarter which led to a tie (14-14) at the end of the 1st. The Rebels started to struggle in the second quarter with fouls and holding defense against the cougars. The first half ended with the Rebels trailing by 6 points (23-29). The Rebels couldn’t pick their self back up in the second half while the raiders kept …Read More

    Rebelettes fall to the Kirk Academy Raiders

    The Rebelettes came into this tournament match up to break the 3-game losing streak against the Raiders. The Rebelettes put up a strong fight in the first quarter but trail by 5 points (9-14) at the end of the quarter. The Rebelettes continue to struggle in the second quarter with fouls and holding defense against the Raiders. The first half ended with the Rebelettes trailing by 10 points (17-27). The Rebelettes couldn’t pick their self back up in the second half while the raiders kept …Read More

    Leake County Libraries Dial-A-Story “Before You” Read by Mrs. Susan Harpole

    The new dial a story at the Leake County Libraries this week is “Before You” by Rebecca Doughty.  This week’s reader is Mrs. Susan Harpole.  Mrs. Harpole is married to Jackie Harpole and they have two children. Mrs. Harpole is a graduate of Mississippi State University with a degree in  library science.  During her spare time she enjoys reading, traveling, and spending time with her grandchild.  “What did I do before you came along?”  You can hear this week’s story by dialing 601-267-7208 February 23, …Read More

    Association fees hampering coverage of high school sports (audio)

    Covering high school sports in 2017 should be easier than ever. The technology for live radio and video broadcasts is as affordable as it has ever been. However, behind the scenes, there is a different story. High school athletic and activity associations routinely assess broadcast fees to schools and other media outlets for live radio, audio and video coverage. “Mississippi broadcasters have seen this as a problem for several years,” said Johnny Boswell, President of Boswell Media and immediate past chairman of the Mississippi Association …Read More

    Update: Identity released in Neshoba County church shooting

    Update: The identity of a woman shot to death in a church Thursday night in Neshoba County has been released. Brenda Strickland Pinter, 69, was shot “multiple times”, authorities have said, her body was found in the Dixon Baptist Church. Sheriff Tommy Waddell said “the victim had been cleaning the church Thursday afternoon. When her husband couldn’t reach her, he went to the church and found her body inside.” Neshoba County Coroner John Stephens said the victim was shot multiple times, including once in the …Read More

    Governor Bryant wants renewed push for lottery

    Mississippi Gov. Phil Bryant says he wants legislators to make a late-session push to enact a lottery as a way to possibly generate tens of millions of dollars a year to boost the state budget. In an interview with The Associated Press on Thursday, Bryant also says he is asking the state Department of Finance and Administration to thoroughly review contracts for goods and services to try to find ways to save money. The Republican governor this week had to make his third round of …Read More

    ECCC Phi Theta Kappa Inductees

    These East Central Community College students were recently inducted into Theta Xi chapter of Phi Theta Kappa, the international honor society of two-year colleges. Inductees and their hometowns include (front row, from left) Stephanie Rand of Bay Springs, Weiying Wang of Noxapater, Lacy Stone of Philadelphia, Madalyn McMahon of DeKalb, Mackenzie Johnson of Philadelphia, Brittany Jaudon of Louisville, Destiny Barrett of Decatur, Emily Beckham of Philadelphia, Angelica Norman of Newton, Cassidi Mitchell of Lake, Ashten Collier of Carthage, Briana Roberts of Philadelphia, Ashley Wilson of …Read More