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    Winston County Sheriff’s Jr. Deputy Program

    The Winston County Sheriff’s Department will hold their 2nd Annual Junior Deputy Academy on July 10-13 at South Louisville Baptist Church from 8 am to 12 p.m. The cost is $30 per child and is for kids ages 6-12. You can register at the Sheriff’s Department. Space is limited to 25 kids.

    Neshoba County Farmers Market in full swing

    The farmers’ markets in Neshoba County are in full swing this week with the Hwy 16 market at Farm Bureau opening Tuesdays, Thursdays, and the first and fourth Saturdays of the month starting early at 6:00 a.m. and closing at 8:00 a.m. Philadelphia’s Fresh Market at the Depot downtown opens at 7:00 a.m. til noon and will continue the second and third Saturday of each month, thru October. Both markets will participate in the Fresh Savings program accepting Snap and  EBT cards, and offering up …Read More

    ECCC student-athletes receive state, national recognition for academic performance

    Several East Central Community College student-athletes received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2016-17 academic year on the Decatur campus. In all, 50 ECCC student-athletes were recognized by the National Junior College Athletic Association, the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges, or both organizations. The NJCAA presents awards in three categories: NJCAA All-Academic First Team (for those achieving a perfect 4.0 grade-point average); NJCAA All-Academic Second Team (3.80 to 3.99 GPA); and NJCAA All-Academic Third Team (3.60 to 3.79 GPA). Receiving …Read More

    Consumer Alert: Staying Weather Aware, Avoiding Scams This Hurricane Season

    With the 2017 Atlantic hurricane season underway, Attorney General Jim Hood urges Mississippians to make provisions for possible tropical storms and hurricanes in the upcoming months. Hurricanes and tropical storms can bring storm surges, flooding, and high winds. These storms have the ability to cause massive destruction from hundreds of miles inland, and General Hood wants to be sure residents are prepared both before and after the storm. “We are getting the message out now so people can be ready to respond if they are …Read More

    Ribbon cutting held for Rance DeWitt – State Farm Insurance

    A Grand Opening was held on Thursday, June 22nd for Rance DeWitt – State Farm Insurance in Philadelphia. The new State Farm Insurance office is located at  434 E Myrtle Street in Philadelphia. State Farm specializes in auto, home, life and business insurance. Stop by today or give Rance DeWitt and his team a call at (601) 656-2481 or visit In attendance – Community Development Partnership, Neshoba County Board of Supervisors, Philadelphia Mayor James Young, Choctaw Indian Princess Autumn McMillian and other Neshoba-Philadelphia community …Read More

    Excessive rain causing farmers to lose crops

    Local farmers are losing their crops and they’re blaming it on the recent, excessive rainfall. The tomato crop appears to the hardest hit. Local vegetable crops are smaller this summer. “A lot has rotted on the vine because of the weather,” says Daphne Snow, Choctaw Fresh Produce field coordinator. Tomatoes are in season, but farmers say mother nature isn’t cooperating. “With it raining all the time and staying so cloudy it affects the blooms,” says Snow. “It can also affect the taste.” The tomatoes at …Read More

    Family Fitness in Philadelphia now offering Jiu Jitsu (video)

    Adults can now learn Brazilian jiu jitsu with new Jiu Jitsu classes offered at Family Fitness Inc. in Philadelphia by instructor Matthew Hudson. Family Fitness Inc. owner, Jay Gomillion decided to add Jiu Jitsu classes to the schedule to expand the cardio and fitness classes Family Fitness Inc. offers. Hudson will be teaching classes on Monday and Thursday nights for Adults ages 13+. Classes will cost $70 a month and will include two classes a week each class 1 ½ hours long starting at 7 …Read More

    Neshoba Central High School Student-Athlete named Gatorade® Mississippi Softball Player of the Year

    In its 32nd year of honoring the nation’s best high school athletes, The Gatorade Company, today announced Aspen Wesley of Neshoba Central High School as its 2016-17 Gatorade Mississippi Softball Player of the Year. Wesley is the second Gatorade Mississippi Softball Player of the Year to be chosen from Neshoba Central High School. The award, which recognizes not only outstanding athletic excellence, but also high standards of academic achievement and exemplary character demonstrated on and off the field, distinguishes Wesley as Mississippi’s best high school …Read More

    Leake County Libraries Dial-A-Story “Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!” read by Katie Mills

    The new dial a story at the Leake County Libraries this week is “Beep Beep Beep Time for Sleep!” by Claire Freedman.  This week’s reader is Katie Mills.   During her spare time she likes to read, shop, and travel.  “Sweet dreams, big machines after digging, driving, and clawing their way through a busy building site, it’s time for a team of sleepy vehicles to make their way back home.  In this sweet and charming bedtime story from bestselling author Claire Freedman ( Dinosaurs Love Underpants …Read More

    Escaped Mississippi inmates captured in Las Vegas

    Two inmates who escaped from a north Mississippi jail have been captured in Las Vegas. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reports 26-year-old Dakota Hamm and 23-year-old Issac Bennett were arrested Tuesday evening when Las Vegas police stopped them in a car reported stolen from the area. Tishomingo County Sheriff John Daugherty says dispatcher Marco Cordoba informed police of Hamm’s identity after he gave a fake name and was about to be released. Both are being held in Nevada and face charges including grand larceny. At …Read More