https://www.cantontourism.com/events-2/2017/2/22/mississippi-championship-hot-air-balloon-race

Brandon Green named 2021 Mississippi Songwriter of the Year

  Brandon Green from Gulfport, MS has been named the 2021 Boswell Media Mississippi Songwriter of the Year. Green was one of thirteen finalists to perform Saturday night at The MAX in Meridian, where the contest was held. Contestants competed for a chance to have their song professionally recorded at the famous Wishbone Studios in Muscle Shoals, AL. Green won the 2021 Songwriter of the Year Competition with the song “Float.” Muscle Shoals musician/historian and local... Read More.
https://www.maxxsouth.com/

Felony Pursuit by Multiple Law Enforcement Units Brings Multiple Charges

The Neshoba County Sheriff's Office said "Sheriff’s deputies encountered a Red Ford Ranger pickup on Highway 16 West with multiple traffic infractions.  The attempted traffic stop led to a felony pursuit with the passenger of the pickup waiving a handgun at officers during the pursuit.  The pursuit led deputies onto the Pearl River Reservation by way of BIA Road 0022.  At one point the driver eluded deputies, which soon involved Choctaw Police Officers and Choctaw Wildlife Officers.  The pursuit... Read More.
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Traffic Stop Leads to Multiple Drug Possession Arrest

The Neshoba County Sheriff's Office released the following announcement. A traffic stop of Jarrett Jayroe of Philadelphia on Highway 482 yields: 2-Felony Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute Possession Controlled Substance (misdemeanor) Possession of Drug Paraphernalia Seizure of $2,184.00 cash

Intruder Found Sleeping in House he Broke into

Leake County Deputies received a bit of a strange call around 12 p.m. today.  A resident of Atkins Rd. wanted an intruder arrested.  That's not what was so odd about the call.  The homeowner told the dispatchers that his home had been broken into and that the intruder was found sleeping inside.   The homeowner also let them know that he and the intruder would be waiting on the front porch for authorities to arrive.  I guess the person... Read More.