Community Development Awards Program recognizes volunteers

Members of Neshoba County were recognized for their outstanding service at the 2019 Community Awards Program on Tuesday night at the Neshoba County Coliseum. The annual event is sponsored by the Neshoba County Extension Service and the Community Development Partnership. Austin Ainsworth, MSU - Neshoba County Extension Service, opened the night by thanking everyone in attendance for coming to honor those that have given so much to our community. Special Guest Speaker Ruben Moore, Interim VP for Ag, Forestry and... Read More.

Dozens of donors participate in Neshoba Co. blood drive

Dozens of folks visited the mobile unit parked in front of Neshoba General Hospital hoping to donate their blood, Tuesday. Emergency Room Director Dr. John Boyles said it's so important for people to donate blood when they can, because so many depend on it. “It's used for people with chronic medical problems, people with various different illnesses. All the components of the blood are used. It's very important, because it can’t be made in a lab. It's only available through... Read More.

Neshoba Central’s Cody Killen among 19 public school Leaders appointed to Administrator Advisory Council

Last year, Lt. Governor Delbert Hosemann vowed to seek input from Mississippi’s public educators when considering legislation impacting public schools.  To help him fulfill the promise, Hosemann named 19 public school leaders from across the State to an Administrator Advisory Council today. “For Mississippi to succeed, our public schools must succeed,” said Hosemann, who plans to name a separate advisory council of teachers in early February. “This requires us to listen to educators and address their needs. I look forward... Read More.

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.

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.