Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department searching for suspect

The Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information in an attempted robbery on Sunday, January 12, 2020 at the Arlington Dollar General. The pictures below show the black hoodie and sweat pants that were discarded as they fled the area. The sweat pants have bleach spots on the right leg, mid thigh. If you have any information to help the case, please call Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office at 601-656-1414 or Crimestoppers at 601-355-TIPS (8477).

Ruthie of Philadelphia Wins $2,000 on Easy Money scratch-off

Ruthie M. of Philadelphia won $2,000 off a winning Easy Money scratch-off game purchased at Nance’s Northside Shortstop in Philadelphia. Mississippi started selling scratch-off lottery tickets in 2019. January 30, 2020, Powerball and Mega Millions tickets go on sale.

MLB’s Tim Anderson guest of honor at ECCC baseball event

In 2018, Tim Anderson hit .240 during his second season with the Chicago White Sox. Fast forward a season later, he ended the year with a .335 batting average, the highest by any White Sox player since Frank Thomas hit .347 in 1997. And his award for such accomplishment? Being crowned the 2019 MLB batting champion. The MLB shortstop was the guest of honor at ECCC baseball’s “Around the Diamond” event on Friday. Before sporting black and white with the White... Read More.

SE Professional Finals Rodeo returning to Neshoba County Coliseum (Audio)

Southeastern Professional Finals Rodeo will be returning to the Neshoba County Coliseum for two nights of rodeo fun, January 31 and February 1, presented by Pearl River Resort and Casino, In association with WTOK TV, Kicks 96 and Neshoba County Tourism. Cowboys and girls are competing to take home the gold. "It has become our home for the Southeastern Professional Rodeo Finals," says Bill Hudson, chairman of SPRA. "It's a perfect little community here that supports the rodeo. We've got some... Read More.

Neshoba County General Hospital hosting Blood Drive

Neshoba County General Hospital will be hosting a Blood Drive on Tuesday, January 21 from 10 am - 4 pm. One in three people need blood in their lifetime that’s why Mississippi Blood Services says it’s so important to donate. MBS says roughly 100,000 units of blood are needed per year for the hospitals it serves. One in every 7 patients need blood and it all starts with one prick. Make plans to visit Neshoba County General Hospital and donate blood.... Read More.

CPC-Pregnancy Candlelight Prayer Vigil

On Saturday, January 18th, the CPC-Pregnancy and Family Resource Center of Philadelphia will host it’s annual Candlelight Prayer Vigil at 7pm. It will be a wonderful time of awareness, information, inspiration and prayer. Please join the CPC-Pregnancy and Family Resource Center as they carry the torch for the unborn.

ECCC Hosting MLK High School Basketball Classic Jan. 18 and 20

The East Central Community College basketball programs are hosting the annual MLK High School Basketball Classic Saturday, Jan., 18, and Monday, Jan. 20, to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday. All MLK Classic games will be held in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus. Admission is $10 per person. The schedule for the games on Saturday, Jan. 18, includes Quitman vs. Laurel at 11 a.m. in a girls matchup, followed by four boys games featuring Quitman vs. Laurel at 12:30... Read More.

man jailed for stolen vehicle in Neshoba County

The Neshoba County Sheriff's Department has recovered a stolen vehicle and put a Louisiana man in jail. Neshoba County Sheriff Eric Clark said, "Thursday we received a call concerning a stolen Ford Explorer." The stolen vehicle was reportedly spotted in a drive at 10072 Road 614 in Philadelphia. Deputies Josh Jolly and Todd Verry were able to locate the stolen 2005 Ford Explorer. The driver of the vehicle was taken into custody. "The suspect was in the driveway near the vehicle. The... Read More.