Ken Edwards is a 20-year veteran for the United States Navy. He works as the county's veteran’s service officer. He is also running for sheriff as a Democrat. He said he is excited for the opportunity to serve in another capacity. "The makeup of Neshoba County, we have all kinds of problems and do I have all the answers? No, but I feel in my heart I am the best candidate for the job. I... Read More.
Charla Stephens, 30, Reunion Court, Philadelphia, accessory after the act Kiara Baxstrum, 30, 257 Northwest Street, Philadelphia, simple assault Terry Dale Daniels, 56, 10571 Road 781, Philadelphia, simple assault Christopher Bounds, 43, 10100 Road 2810, Philadelphia, possession of paraphernalia
The East Central Community College women’s basketball program is sponsoring four camps this summer in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the campus in Decatur. The camps range from high school and junior varsity team camps to a youth day camp to a camp for rising high school seniors who desire to play college basketball. Complete information on all camps as well as links to online registration forms can be found at www.ecccathletics.com. High School Team Camp, June 19-20. Only 30 spots are... Read More.
The average price of gas in Mississippi is $2.28 a gallon, according to the site Gas Buddy, but that may not last long. Travelers might be paying less than $2.00 at the pump pretty soon.
Members of the Choctaw tribe will be heading to the polls for an election run-off to vote for the next tribal chief. Incumbent Chief Phyliss J. Anderson will face Cyrus Ben in the run-off. Ben received 45% of the vote Tuesday while Anderson pulled in 36% of the votes. The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold a Tribal Election (Run-Off) on Tuesday, July 2, 2019 for Tribal Chief for a four-year term. Phyliss J. Anderson - 1306 Randy Anderson-... Read More.
The East Central Community College Alumni Association is coming to a town near you! Alumni Association officials, along with college President Dr. Billy Stewart, invite alumni and friends to join them during the month of July for "Road Warriors 2019 Tour." Stewart and Director of Athletics Paul Nixon will join others at stops in each of the five counties East Central Community College serves, including Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Scott and Winston, on select days during the... Read More.
The 2019 MBCI tribal elections ended Tuesday with former council member and businessman Cyrus Ben taking the lead over incumbent Chief Phyliss Anderson. Anderson said Wednesday she is grateful to the over 11,000 member tribe, which she called family. "I believe it would be great for the future generations to make sure that we move forward together as we have done in so many elections,” said Anderson. Ben received 1,591 votes and Chief Anderson received 1,186. Anderson said she is... Read More.
Kemper County authorities say there was another fatal accident in their county, this time on Highway 21. Kemper County Coroner Terry Bostick says one adult was killed in the crash in the Preston community. Bostick said it was a one-car accident and the driver left the road and hit a culvert. The Mississippi Highway Patrol is investigating and will release more information later. This is the third fatal accident in Kemper County this month. Eleven people were killed in two earlier wrecks. Eight... Read More.