Local Merchants gearing up for Moonlight Madness in Philadelphia

Ornaments, bells, and Christmas cheer fill most businesses during the holiday season to get people in Christmas spirit. Local businesses are competing with big box stores the most during the time of giving. Moonlight Madness is set for Thursday 6 pm - 9 pm in Downtown Philadelphia. “Our local business go the extra mile to make your holiday shopping easy.  In the local business you can call your retailer and chances are they know exactly what you are looking for and... Read More.

DUI, possession and other arrests in Neshoba County

Martha M Anding, 64, 11371 Hwy 15 S, Union, possession of a controlled substance Randal Farve, 32, 107 Hummingbird Lane, Philadelphia, driving under the influence (DUI) 2nd offense Tellas Moore, 45, 225 Martin Luther King Drive, Philadelphia, serving time Johnnie L Winn,... Read More.

Holiday fire safety and prevention

According to the American Red Cross, on average, nearly 47,000 fires occur nationally during the winter holidays. Live Christmas trees, overheated lights and space heaters are some of the bigger culprits when it comes to holiday fires. Philadelphia Fire Department Battalion Chief Carroll Mewbourn said there are a few fire safety tips you can follow that will make you less likely to become a victim, during the most wonderful time of the year. "Make sure you don't plug in too much. Check... Read More.

Houston Man Sentenced to Over 11 Years in Federal Prison for Marijuana Trafficking Conspiracy

Almost 300 Pounds of Pot Seized at Local Truck Stop in Jackson Jackson, Miss. – Kevin Lawrence, 45, of Houston, Texas, was sentenced on December 4, 2019, by Chief U.S. District Daniel P. Jordan III, to 135 months in prison for his role in a conspiracy to possess with the intent to distribute marijuana, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and Special Agent in Charge Brad L. Byerley with the Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA).   Lawrence was also sentenced to 3 years... Read More.

Philadelphia Gun Show This Weekend

Big Pops Gun Show was live in the Kicks96 Studio this morning! The Philadelphia Gun Show will be held on December 7 and 8 at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Show times are 9am to 5pm Saturday, and 10am to 4pm Sunday. Door prizes will be given away. Philadelphia gun shows are a favorite for local gun collectors. You’ll find dealers and private sellers that come from across the state of Mississippi. There’s a good selection of new firearms, ammo,... Read More.

Neshoba County Library “A Very Library Christmas”

This year's A Very Library Christmas features a Showcase of Neshoba Artists with crafts on display and for sale, crafts, snacks, petting zoo, a visit from Santa with cocoa and cookies. It's all happening from 9-3pm at the Neshoba Library on Saturday, December 7. Come join us for a great celebration of the season! If you are a local artist and would like to join the showcase, please call the library.

East Central Warriors Fall to East Mississippi Lions

The East Central Community College basketball teams were back in action tonight on their home court in Decatur playing the East Mississippi Community College Lions. The Lady Warriors were first on the hardwood playing the Lady Lions and they were up by 3 points at halftime, 29-26 but the second half of the game would belong to the Lady Lions as they pulled away to win the game by the final score of 67-43. In the Men's game, the... Read More.