The annual Leake Academy Halloween Carnival will be held Saturday, October 31. However, there will be some changes taking place this year because of the pandemic regulations. Instead of the Carnival taking place in the old gym and at night, this year’s version will be held during the day and outside on school grounds in Madden, which allows for more distancing between the various activities. The Carnival kicks off at 11am with the presentation of Kings and Queens, and all... Read More.
The In-person Absentee voting deadline is almost here. But you still have time. Circuit Clerks offices will be open for absentee voting today and tomorrow until 5pm. After that you can still mail in absentee ballots until end of day on election day but they must be postmarked no later than November 3rd. As a reminder, absentee mail in ballots must have a signature and witness, otherwise the vote will not be... Read More.
The Rotary Club students of the month for October have been announced. They were recognized this week at the Philadelphia Rotary Club meeting. From left are, Melaney Thames, Choctaw Central High School; Emma Taylor, Philadelphia High School; and Mary Kate Moran, Neshoba Central High School. At right is Elizabeth Frohse, student of the month chairman.
Free Covid-19 testing is available in Neshoba County today. Testing is now expanded from teachers, staff, administrators to include nurses, and childcare facility workers on these specific days. Testing hours are noon to 6 p.m., and no appointment is necessary. Visit the Mississippi Department of Health website at www.HealthyMS.com/locations for addresses of the county health departments. Below see additional location information for the Neshoba County Health Department. Neshoba County Health Dept - 1014 Holland Avenue Philadelphia, MS 39350
The Congress of Country Music is moving forward. Construction is continuing this week as part of 3 phases. The first phase is the Ellis Theater, then the Museum, and the Marty Stuart Center which is an education facility. When all is finished these venues will house concerts, live productions, country music memorabilia, and learning opportunities for students. The center is already endorsed by the Grammy Museum, the Smithsonian National... Read More.
The East Central Community College Warriors traveled to Wesson tonight to play the undefeated Co-Lin Community College Wolves and came away with an upset 13-10 overtime victory. After trailing the Wolves 10-0 in the first half the Warriors began to cut away the Wolves lead scoring a field goal before the half ended then scoring a touchdown in the 4th quarter to tie the game a 10-10. The Warriors then held the Wolves scoreless in their overtime possession and... Read More.
Governor Reeves has signed an emergency declaration in advance of Hurricane Zeta. He said in the following statement to "watch the weather and be prepared. Emergency operators are working to get ready for storm surge and hard winds up to 9 feet of surge and winds up to 100 mph. Stay sharp, stay safe, and pray for God's protection." We will keep you updated with the latest information as it becomes... Read More.