Neshoba Central High School welcomed 8th graders and their parents to Freshmen Orientation to help prepare them for the coming year. "We got to meet all the principals and we got to talk a little bit with the superintendent and the counselors and some of... Read More.
Marty Stuart’s career has taken him all over the world, but for him there’s no place like home.Stuart fell in love with music when he was just a young boy in Philadelphia. Now he’s a Grammy award winning country star, but Stuart says the Fair City is where his heart is.“Philadelphia, Mississippi is still the love of my life as far as towns go,” says Stuart.Which is why Stuart chose his hometown for his... Read More.
No one is in jail tonight for the stabbing death of a 26 year old Philadelphia man.Police were dispatched to a stabbing on Gum Street late Tuesday night. The victim, Aaron McCarty, was later pronounced dead at Neshoba General Hospital.Police Chief Grant Myers says a suspect and juvenile witness were interviewed and ultimately released. He confirms that the suspect and victim were in a relationship."They were boyfriend and girlfriend and lived in the same... Read More.
That's how Newton County Sheriff Jackie Knight describes Friday night's shooting that killed a 17 year old and injured his 13 year old brother."Friday night, at approximately 7:45, the dispatch received a call at 7310 Little Rock-Decatur road. Several minutes after that, 3 minutes after, they heard shots fired,” says Sheriff Knight.Johnnel Jones is charged with one count of murder and one count attempted murder. Sheriff Knight says he... Read More.
Get on your feet Fair City. Country music is coming to town for the 39350 Music Fest, benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of Neshoba County.Philadelphia will be rocking come Saturday, February 16 at the Historic Ellis Theatre.“I want everyone to come out and have a good time and enjoy some great down home southern country music,” Boys and Girls Club of Neshoba County Program Director Jermaine Harris says.Harris says the show will feature... Read More.
Around 36% of college students didn't have enough food to eat in 2018. That's according to researchers at Temple University. To keep students from falling into that statistic, East Central Community College opened a food pantry. The name of the food pantry is Warrior POST, which stands for providing others support together.With the help of East Central Community College’s chapter of Phi Beta Lambda, ECCC is hoping to keep every student fed.PBI Chapter Advisor Christy Ferguson says the... Read More.