Community Meeting – The Fallen Veterans Memorial

A community meeting will be held on Tuesday, September 10 at the Depot in Philadelphia. The meeting will discuss The Fallen Veterans Memorial, located at DeWeese Park, that was destroyed by an EF-1 tornado on April 18, 2019. The community is invited, along with... Read More.

Wayward Jones Live Saturday Night at The Porterhouse

Boswell Media's 2019 Mississippi Songwriters of the Year, Wayward Jones will be appearing live at The Porterhouse in Philadelphia Saturday night at 8:30. No cover. Come enjoy some great food and super tunes.https://youtu.be/2Kqa1AIbG8U

EC Warriors Win Big Hosting Itawamba

The East Central Community College Warriors picked up their first win of the season 34-14 at home playing the Itawamba Indians. After a scoreless first quarter the Warriors scored two touchdowns before halftime while keeping Itawamba scoreless. Both teams picked up points in the... Read More.

deputy shot in the head, another wounded in Canton

Two deputies in Mississippi have been wounded, including one who a mayor says was shot in the head.News outlets report the shooting happened after a chase that ended outside of Canton Thursday morning.Canton Mayor William Truly says the suspect was also shot and is... Read More.

High school football schedule – Friday, September 6

Local area high school football games for September 6:Attala County:Winona at Kosciusko Ethel at HamiltonChoctaw County:French Camp at Eupora Choctaw County at Calhoun CityHolmes County:Winona Christian at Central HolmesLeake County:Lamar Academy at Leake Academy  (Listen Live on Kicks... Read More.

Arrest made in ECCC campus shooting

DECATUR, Miss. (WTOK) - An arrest has been made following the investigation of a shooting on the East Central Community College campus in Decatur.Darquise James Davis was arrested and charged with shooting into a dwelling and possession of a firearm on school property.East... Read More.