Philadelphia High School is cancelling their next two football games due to safety precautions. In an official statement from Philadelphia Public School District, tomorrow's game with Madison Ridgeland academy as well as the following game on September 25th with Kemper County Academy has been cancelled. The reason stated is the number people being quarantined according to the School official safety guidelines. One student and two faculty members have tested positive this week and one elementary school student.
A blood drive will take place for Jimmie Wayne Vowell tomorrow at Philadelphia Gun & Pawn. Mississippi Blood services will be on site. Times are available between 10:30 am- 4:00pm. The address is Philadelphia Gun & Pawn - 910 Posey Ave in Philadelphia Please visit www.msblood.com to make an appointment- MBS will test successful blood donations for Covid-19 antibodies
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. The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) is hosting drive-through COVID-19 testing sites at various county health departments over the next few weeks. Testing hours are noon to 7 p.m., and no appointment is necessary. Visit the MSDH website at www.HealthyMS.com/locations for addresses of the county health departments. Below see... Read More.
Tomorrow's Choctaw Central High School football game vs Lake High School has been cancelled due to safety precautions. A follow up call was made to the MBCI Office of Public Information and the following update was provided as clarification. "One player, who remains asymptomatic, tested positive for Covid-19. 60 additional people including coaches and students were tested and all remain Covid-19 negative." The entire team is following CDC and Choctaw Central quarantine protocols implemented as a precaution. They are... Read More.
Ham Jam is coming. Save the date.The arts festival will take place on October 17th from 9am-9pm in downtown Philadelphia. Vendor applications are still being accepted and volunteers are needed. For more information about how you can get involved with Philadelphia Ham Jam Festival call 601-656-1000. The yearly event was postponed from April due to Covid-19 concerns.
Misty D. Brescia from the Office of Public Information for MBCI has released the following information. "A body was discovered on Tribal lands in the Pearl River community (Neshoba County) yesterday, September 14, 2020. The body has been taken to the Mississippi State Crime Lab for autopsy. Choctaw Police Department is investigating this death, and the Federal Bureau of Investigation has arrived to assist. No further information is currently available due to the ongoing investigation.” Kicks 96 News will keep... Read More.
From The Desk of The Neshoba Sheriff's Office Neshoba County Sheriff’s Deputies arrest 3 people in connection with the theft of a black and silver, Polaris 800, 4-wheeler. The 4-wheeler was taken on August 24th from a small engine repair shop off Road 343 in Neshoba County. Michael Blaine Gill of 1665 County Road 1, Gallion, AL 36742. Travis Allen James Jr. of 6948 HWY 488, Carthage, MS 39051 Joshua Wilkerson of 1110 Gomillian Road, Walnut Grove, MS 39189 Gill was... Read More.