Absentee voting begins for Mississippi party primaries

Mississippi voters can start casting absentee ballots for the Aug. 6 party primaries for governor and other statewide, regional, legislative and county offices.Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann says circuit clerks began accepting absentee ballots Monday.People may vote absentee for several reasons, including if they... Read More.

Philadelphia Airport awarded grant from U.S. Dept. of Transportation

Eighteen airports in Mississippi will receive federal money to make improvements, including rehabilitation of some runways.Several Mississippi airports received airport infrastructure grants through the Airport Improvement Program on Monday.Sens. Roger Wicker and Cindy Hyde-Smith announced $4.8 million in grants from the U.S. Department of... Read More.

Arrests made in Preston burglary

The Kemper County Sheriff's Department has made two arrests in a recent burglary case.Kemper County Sheriff James Moore says a cash register and ATM were taken in a break-in at Preston general Store June 17.Moore says Joe White and Tykeal Petty were in custody... Read More.

DUI and other arrests in Neshoba County

Michael L Pickett, 43, 616 56th Ave, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI) 1st offensePierce Breeken, 25, 11190 Road 610, Philadelphia, possession of paraphernaliaElizabeth Daniels, 53, 10361 Road 567, Philadelphia, disturbing the peaceLynnita King, 29, 11800 Hwy 16 W, Philadelphia, harassing and threatening phone... Read More.