Philadelphia-A Day of Service Scheduled Instead of Martin Luther King Parade Due to Covid

A Day of Service is scheduled in Philadelphia. The community street cleanup event will take place, Monday, January 18th on Martin Luther King Day. The event organized by Community in Action Organization will take place instead of the Martin Luther King Parade because of cancellation due to Covid-19 concerns. Churches, organizations, and community members are encouraged to meet at 10 am in front of the Depot. Trash bags and gloves will be available. Refreshments will provided as well. Eva... Read More.

Tennessee Williams: The Painter and the Playwright exhibition opens February 6 at ‘The MAX’

MERIDIAN, Miss. (January 22, 2021) – The MAX is always proud to support Mississippians and the arts, and will do both with a new special exhibition, Tennessee Williams: The Painter and the Playwright, which opens February 6. Williams, one of the greatest playwrights of the 20th century, was also a painter. While he used his plays to explore the dynamics of the American South and his tumultuous upbringing, Williams turned to painting to express other private thoughts. “There’s a fragility... Read More.

10th Annual SPRA Finals Rodeo Coming To Philadelphia In February

The 10th Annual S.P.R.A (Southeastern Professionals Rodeo) Finals are coming to the Neshoba Coliseum in Philadelphia on February 5th & 6th. The event will features all the rodeo excitement you can handle and will be fun for the whole family. Social distancing policies will be in effect and masks WILL be required to attend the event. For more information, visit or call (601) 656-1000.

Chief Cyrus Ben and Flag Commission Present for State Flag Signing Ceremony

Chief Cyrus Ben and the Flag Commission were present for the signing and the official raising of the flag ceremony. Mississippi Governor Tate Reeves signed into law House Bill 1, which ratified the adoption of a new state flag. Chief Ben served on the flag commission last year which selected the design of the new state flag, chosen out of hundreds of submissions.

Updated – Man Charged with Domestic Violence, Aggravated Assault, Shots Fired In Neshoba

Jeffrey Todd Willis faces multiple charges in conjunction with a domestic disturbance. According to Neshoba Sheriff Eric Clark, on Saturday, January 9th, Neshoba County Sheriff’s Deputies responded to 13850 Road 602 for a domestic disturbance. While on scene a standoff ensued between law enforcement and the armed assailant. The standoff ended in an officer related shooting. Mississippi Bureau of Investigations was notified and took charge of the investigation. On Tuesday, January 12, 2021, Neshoba County Sheriff’s... Read More.