East Central Community College in Decatur will recognize four outstanding alumni during the 2019 Homecoming celebration scheduled Thursday, Oct. 17. Randy Cleveland of Fort Worth, Texas, retired Vice President Americas of ExxonMobil Corporation, and Linda Kelly Shepard of Carthage, retired Leake County Chamber of Commerce Director, will be recognized as Alumnus and Alumna of the Year, respectively. Pam Green Hampton of Quitman, a former Lady Warrior basketball standout, and Barry Irons of Philadelphia, a former Warrior football standout, are this... Read More.
Angela Davis, 36, 10693 187 Road, Philadelphia, shoplifting Christopher Antonio Groves, 32, 3794 Hwy 468, Pearl, Philadelphia, shoplifting Donte Dakota, 28, 1018 Range Ave, Philadelphia, seat belt violation, no driver’s license, false information Johnathan Carstafhner, 20, 11660 Road 832, Philadelphia, trespassing, harassing... Read More.
Folklore, fairytales, urban legends. It’s the stuff Sasquatch rumors are made of. When you combine that with guest readers, learning and story time, you get the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Library’s Sasquatch Week. “In the southeast Bigfoot has been sighted or there have been reported sightings. The library takes no stance on the existence one way or another. However, it provides this context of curiosity for kids that attend the library reading academy,” said... Read More.
The entire month of October, Boswell Media and the American Cancer Society will be “Cruisin for a Cure.” Throughout the month, the pink “Cruisin for a Cure” SUV will travel to local schools, events, and businesses in Attala, Leake, and Neshoba counties to raise money for Breast Cancer Awareness Month. Anyone that makes a donation to the American Cancer Society will be able to sign the pink Cruisn for a Cure vehicle. All the money raised will go to the American Cancer... Read More.
Boswell Media Sports Broadcast Schedule Thursday, October 17: Hinds at East Central Radio: Breezy Cruisin 98.3 (WKOZ) Audio/Video Stream: Kicks96news.com Pre-game: 6:30 pm Kickoff: 7:00 pm Play-by-Play: Melvin Wooten Color Commentary: Phillip Palmertree Friday, October 18: Kosciusko at Leake Central Radio: Breezy 101.1 (WLIN-FM) Audio Stream: Breezynews.com/Breezy 101 mobile app Pre-game: 6:20 pm** Kickoff: 7:00 pm Play-by-Play: Breck Riley Color Commentary:... Read More.
When Lake and Philadelphia football face off, it is usually a competitive battle until the final few seconds. It comes as no surprise really, as both teams compete under 2A in the same district. Philadelphia leads the all-time series 5-1 with the Tornadoes stealing the show last year with a 35-14 win at Lake. However, the Hornets came out on top in 2017, beating Philadelphia 34-30 on their own turf. Lake head coach Tate Hanna still keeps a reminder of the... Read More.
The Annual Philadelphia Rotary Club Pancake Supper will be held Monday, Oct. 21 from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at the Senior Citizens Building at Northside Park. Takeout orders will be available. The Philadelphia Rotary Club raises money for community projects and helps with civic activities in their area, like feeding the Diamonds Dreams Softball Teams at the park. The Philadelphia Rotary Club Pancake plates are just $5.
Construction of Neshoba Central’s new multimillion dollar high school cafeteria is officially underway. Superintendent Dr. Lundy Brantley said after years of planning, work kicked into gear October 1st. “Right now we still use the old cafeteria. It’s been in the plans to build one for a while now behind the high school. It takes a while for us to get things planned and going and make sure we have the money saved up. Now it’s going to be right outside... Read More.