DUI, possession and other arrests in Neshoba County

Martha M Anding, 64, 11371 Hwy 15 S, Union, possession of a controlled substance Randal Farve, 32, 107 Hummingbird Lane, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI) 2nd offense Tellas Moore, 45, 225 Martin Luther King Drive, Philadelphia, serving time Johnnie L Winn,... Read More.

aggravated assault and other arrests in Leake/Attala County

Anthony A Manson, 30, 948 James H Meredith, Kosciusko, hold, commercial burglary, Kosciusko PD Melvin C Nash, 43, 725 Gilliland Street, Kosciusko, no insurance, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offense, driving with a suspended license, MHP Kanesha R Phillips, 27, 231 Turner Street, Kosciusko, contempt of court, Kosciusko PD

Holiday fire safety and prevention

According to the American Red Cross, on average, nearly 47,000 fires occur nationally during the winter holidays. Live Christmas trees, overheated lights and space heaters are some of the bigger culprits when it comes to holiday fires. Philadelphia Fire Department Battalion Chief Carroll Mewbourn said there are a few fire safety tips you can follow that will make you less likely to become a victim, during the most wonderful time of the year. "Make sure you don't plug in too much. Check... Read More.

Houston Man Sentenced to Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

Almost 300 Pounds of Pot Seized at Local Truck Stop in Jackson Jackson, Miss. – Kevin Lawrence, 45, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced on December 4, 2019, by Chief U.S. District Daniel P. Jordan III, to 135 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).   Lawrence was also sentenced to 3 years... Read More.

The Most Wonderful Time of the Year “Live on Location”

This Christmas, Boswell Media and Triple M Motors have partnered to bring unexpected holiday cheer to families in our communities. LOLLYCLAUS will be delivering Christmas gifts to families in our listing area! Listen to kicks96, when you hear us live on location, stop by and get a card to help us fill the wish list of the families who have been selected. And you can get pictures with our very own LOLLYCLAUS. It’s the most wonderful time of the year. Come by one of... Read More.

Board Appoints Sherry Nance to Election Commission

The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors has appointed Sherry Nance to the Neshoba County Election Commission, upon the nomination and recommendation of District One Supervisor Keith Lillis.  She will fulfill the remaining portion of District One Election Commissioner Ruby Breazeale's term who resigned effective December 1, 2019.  In her resignation Ms. Breazeale said "it has been an honor and a blessing to serve the people in this capacity but my personal life is taking me in a different... Read More.

Hinds CC President Dr. Clyde Muse announces retirement plans

Hinds Community College President Dr. Clyde Muse announced to the Board of Trustees at their regular monthly meeting his intention to retire on June 30, 2020, after 42 years as chief of the college and 68 years as an educator. Muse became president of then-Hinds Junior College on July 1, 1978. He is the longest serving community college president in Mississippi history and among the longest serving college presidents in the nation. He is often called the “godfather” of Mississippi... Read More.

Nearly $9M of Mississippi Lottery tickets sold in 1st days

The Mississippi Lottery sold nearly $9 million in tickets during its first six days of operation. About $3.8 million of the money was awarded in prizes, and nearly $2 million of it will go into the state budget to help pay for roads and bridges. The Mississippi Lottery Corporation started selling tickets Nov. 25, and it announced the initial sales figures in a news release Wednesday. (AP)