Folklore, fairytales, urban legends. It’s the stuff Sasquatch rumors are made of. When you combine that with guest readers, learning and story time, you get the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Library’s Sasquatch Week. “In the southeast Bigfoot has been sighted or there have been reported sightings. The library takes no stance on the existence one way or another. However, it provides this context of curiosity for kids that attend the library reading academy,” said... Read More.
Construction of Neshoba Central’s new multimillion dollar high school cafeteria is officially underway. Superintendent Dr. Lundy Brantley said after years of planning, work kicked into gear October 1st. “Right now we still use the old cafeteria. It’s been in the plans to build one for a while now behind the high school. It takes a while for us to get things planned and going and make sure we have the money saved up. Now it’s going to be right outside... Read More.
A reported robbery and assault has the Philadelphia Police Department looking for at least three suspects who could be involved. “Male subject went to the BP Store. On his way back home to Pearl Street Apartments, he was jumped. He went to go get something to eat and on his way back he was jumped by at least three people, possibly more,” said Investigator Wade Akins. Investigator Akins... Read More.
Swing batter batter swing. Philadelphia’s diamond dreams baseball league kicked off the season on a field of their own. Since its start, Philadelphia’s diamond dreams baseball league has provided special needs children with an opportunity to play baseball and softball using the buddy system. For the first time ever, four teams of more... Read More.
A break tonight in the stolen car theft investigation in Neshoba County- detectives said they've arrested two suspects in the case. Kaleb Smith and Sami Elbatnigi are each charged with one count of possession of stolen property. Elbatnigi was found in possession of a stolen Z-71 truck- Smith was found driving a Camaro... Read More.
In a 3 to 1 vote, the Board of Aldermen voted in favor of a salary increase for themselves and Mayor James Young. "They agreed, besides one, to increase the Board of Aldermen's $200.00 per month, starting in October. Also they voted to increase mine... Read More.
Robert Jackson was back in Neshoba County, Tuesday. The court held a motion hearing, where 22 defense motions and one prosecution motion were filed. Jackson has been indicted on seven charges, including two counts of capital murder for the 2018 shooting death of Jeremy Apperson and Megan Statts outside a CEFCO gas station. District Attorney Steven Kilgore said the motions filed were routine and in regards to jury summons, among other things. Jackson is set to undergo a competency test... Read More.
The Mississippi Country Music Trail made its return to Philadelphia with a special dedication and marker for country music legend Marty Gamblin. Dozens of folks gathered for the ceremony and unveiling of the marker at Gamblin's alma mater, Philadelphia High School, where a series... Read More.