Arrest Made in Philadelphia Armed Robbery

A 17-year old has been arrested in connection with an armed robbery in Philadelphia. Philadelphia Police Chief Julian Greer said, “On Thursday, August 15 around 1pm, the Philadelphia Police Department received a 911 call regarding an armed robbery that had occurred at The Spot convenience store located at 1021 West Beacon St.” Chief Greer said Officers arrived on the scene within minutes. Owners of the store posted a surveillance video online of the robbery, which helped with the identification of the suspect.... Read More.

Neshoba County 2018 Delinquent Tax Sale – Monday, August 26

Neshoba County will be holding an online tax sale for 2018 delinquent taxes on Monday, August 26, 2019 starting at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 4:30 p.m. The sale will continue each subsequent day until all parcels have been offered for sale. A Mississippi based company, GovEase, will host the auction. The sale will be a live bid auction at the following website: The GovEase website will allow bidders to submit bids, view and download auction results. ... Read More.

Extreme heat causes concerns for elderly

As temperatures continue to climb, heat exhaustion is becoming a real concern, particularly in the elderly. A 74-year-old Winston County woman, who was mowing her lawn, suffered an apparent heart attack Monday. According to the coroner, she had preexisting conditions, but died due to the extreme heat. With temperatures continuing to rise, we spoke with a Neshoba County doctor about how to keep the elderly safe in extreme heat. "As we age, the elderly just don't have as much of a reserve... Read More.

ECCC Softball to Host Prospect Camp Aug. 25

The East Central Community College softball program is hosting a Prospect Camp for 9th through 12th grade players Sunday, Aug. 25, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Softball Complex on the campus in Decatur. Registration begins at 1:15 p.m. on Aug. 25 with coach and player introductions. The camp will consist of skill work, a scrimmage, and a campus tour. The cost is $50 per player, payable the day of the event. Make checks payable to ECCC Softball. For more information,... Read More.

After 1 death, Southern heat wave eases slightly with front

An oppressive heat wave blamed for a death in Mississippi eased a little across the Southeast on Wednesday after a cold front pushed through the region, bringing damaging storms along with lower temperatures. Stifling heat and humidity that had made it feel like it was 120 degrees (49 Celsius) in places was replaced by slightly cooler weather, forecasters said. Damaging overnight storms ripped up roofs, knocked down power lines and toppled trees in northwest Alabama. No injuries were reported, but... Read More.