three tribal members indicted on embezzlement and wire fraud enter not guilty pleas

The plea was not guilty for three tribal members accused of embezzlement and wire fraud. Initial reports stated that the three men had separately pleaded guilty, however; official documents form the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Jackson show that not guilty pleas were entered for Anderson, Bell, and Edwards.Randy Anderson, Roderick Bell, and Kevin Edwards were picked up last week on indictments issued by a federal grand jury for false claims for travel reimbursement payments. All three men had their... Read More.

2 from Mississippi plead guilty in cocaine case

A man and woman from Mississippi each face a possible 10-year prison sentence after pleading guilty in Louisiana to cocaine-related charges.U.S. Attorney David Joseph says in a news release from Shreveport that Demyia S. Porter and Naquita N. Graves, both of Canton, have pleaded guilty to conspiracy to possess with intent to distribute cocaine.The case grew out of an Interstate 20 traffic stop in Webster Parish in August. Porter was driving and consented to a search. A trooper found... Read More.

Winston Sheriff Seeks to Identify Suspects

The Winston County Sheriff's Office is searching for information on the identity of the individuals in the following video. On Wednesday, February 20, these individuals are suspected of shoplifting items from J &S Food store on HWY 25S in Winston County. It is also believed that the individuals returned on Thursday, February 21 at around 5:00 am and attempted to remove some implements/equipment from behind the store.If you have any information concerning the identity of any of these individuals... Read More.

Forest Police Department searching for armed suspect

The Forest Police Department is requesting your assistance in locating DeMarlo Pereze West Jr. West is wanted for Murder and should be considered armed and dangerous. West is 6'0" tall, weighs 140 lbs and possibly driving a gold or light brown 2000 Chevrolet Malibu Tag #: SDG225. If you have information on his whereabouts, please contact Central MS Crime Stoppers.Anyone with information that leads to an arrest in this case would be eligible for a reward of up to... Read More.

Tonight: The Main Street Chamber of Leake County is Calling all Super Hero’s

The Main Street Chamber of Leake County is calling all super heroes for this month’s Family Movie Night on Friday, February 22.  Come dressed as your favorite Super Hero and you will receive a free bag of Popcorn.  This month’s movie is The Avengers: Infinity Wars start time is 7:00 p.m. at the Old Carthage Elementary School.  Come see all your favorite super heroes like: Black Panther, Iron Man, The Hulk and more as the fight to keep the... Read More.

EMCC hosting intercollegiate rodeo

East Mississippi Community College will host its 7th Annual Intercollegiate Rodeo Feb. 21-23 at the Lauderdale County Agri-Center in Meridian. Gates open at 7 p.m. nightly during the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association (NIRA) sanctioned event sponsored by HMR Veterans Services, Inc. Tickets are $10 at the door and $5 for students. Admission is free for children age 5 and younger. This will be the third year EMCC has hosted the event at the Lauderdale County Agri-Center. “We have had a really good... Read More.

Walnut Grove Man Pleads Guilty to Illegally Possessing a Gun

Matthew J. Underwood, 45, of Walnut Grove, pled guilty before U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves to being a felon in possession of a firearm, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Dana Nichols with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives.On August 7, 2018, officers were conducting a residence check of Underwood’s home when they discovered a loaded 12 gauge shotgun and a box of 12 gauge shotgun shells. Underwood had previously been convicted of... Read More.

No Limits Monster Trucks at the Neshoba County Coliseum

No Limits will be in Philadelphia for two shows of Monster Truck madness.  The No Limits Monster Truck Tour is racing into the Neshoba County Coliseum Saturday, February 23 and is bringing some of the best monster trucks in the nation including Nitro Hornet and Wicked Sickness. Adult tickets are $26, Kids (3-12) $14. For more information contact the CDP at (601) 656-1000.