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.
No one is in jail tonight for the stabbing death of a 26 year old Philadelphia man.Police were dispatched to a stabbing on Gum Street late Tuesday night. The victim, Aaron McCarty, was later pronounced dead at Neshoba General Hospital.Police Chief Grant Myers says a suspect and juvenile witness were interviewed and ultimately released. He confirms that the suspect and victim were in a relationship."They were boyfriend and girlfriend and lived in the same... Read More.
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.
East Central Community College in Decatur will offer a new program in Diesel Equipment Technology in Philadelphia beginning in Fall 2019, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC).The instructional program, which will be located at the previous U.S. Motors plant, will provide students with competencies required to maintain a variety of industrial diesel equipment, including agricultural tractors, commercial trucks, and construction equipment. It will include instruction in inspections, repair, maintenance of engines,... Read More.
Boswell Media’s radio and online news teams have been nominated for numerous awards in the Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors Professional contest.The WLIN/WCKK News Departments lead the way with seven nominations across four separate categories.Radio entries nominated for awards include a Use of Sound nomination for Kicks 96/WCKK News Director Mina Mooney’s coverage of a Union High School active shooter drill and a Public Affairs nomination for her... Read More.
Update: A female suspect was taken into custody following what officers believe to be a domestic dispute that resulted in the death of one man.Philadelphia Police Chief Grant Myers stated, "Philadelphia Police Department received a call of a subject who had been stabbed at 923 Gum Street. When officers arrived they found Aaron McCarty with a single puncture wound to the chest. McCarty was transported to the ER where he was later pronounced dead."The suspect along with a juvenile,... Read More.
Two more deer in Mississippi have been confirmed to have chronic wasting disease.The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks says the cases are in Panola and Tallahatchie counties.The Panola County deer was a diseased deer report and the Tallahatchie County deer was hunter harvested.During the 2018-19 season, MDWFP received more than 7,000 samples through hunter-harvested, road-killed, and reported diseased deer. To date, Mississippi has 15 confirmed CWD positives and four suspect positives awaiting confirmation. MDWFP appreciates hunters submitting... Read More.
The United Way of East Mississippi is making a final push for this year's fundraising campaign.Volunteers from some of the United Way agencies spent most of the day making phone calls to ask for donations before next week's deadline on February 28th.United Way Executive Director Derron Radcliff says the response from east Mississippi has been great."It's been refreshing to my heart to see the way that our community, our Lauderdale County, our Clarke County, our Neshoba County, our Kemper... Read More.