shoplifting, DUI and other arrests in Neshoba County

Anetra Collins, 40, 10200 Road 298, Philadelphia, bad check, shoplifting, failure to payJohnny Wayne Gibson, 50, 407 Montgomery Street, Philadelphia, failure to pay, simple assaultGerry Kilgore, 51, 10161 Road 452, Philadelphia, domestic violence-simple assaultKerry Howard Nicholson, 64, 305 Pearl... Read More.

Man Rescued from Submerged Vehicle

A man was rescued from a submerged vehicle in Neshoba County.Officers responded to a three vehicle accident on Road 375 in front of Williamsville around 10 am Monday.A vehicle left the roadway during the accident going down the embankment and into the water.Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said the owner of the vehicle was rescued by a worker at D&W Tire."The man from D&W jumped in and broke the sunroof of the vehicle and pulled the driver to safety,"... Read More.
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burglary, DUI and other arrests in Neshoba County

Dennis Andrew Cole, 32, 14424 Hwy 16W, Dekalb, driving under the influence (DUI) other substance, no insurance, window tint violation, possession of paraphernaliaJordan Lee Frazier, 32, 171 Neshoba Road, Philadelphia, failure to pay, open container violation, shopliftingWilliam Jones, 52, 10920 Road 387, Philadelphia, possession of firearm by convicted felon, burglary of a commercial building, cars, etc., failure... Read More.

Locals react to Hwy 19 widening project

The Department of Transportation announced Thursday that $25 million of a federal grant will go toward widening Mississippi 19 between Philadelphia and Meridian.The road is currently four-lane from Meridian to the House community in Neshoba County. The plan is to four-lane the remaining 13 miles to Philadelphia. Locals in the city say they've been waiting on this for years."I thought they were going to do it much sooner. It'll make it safer to travel. The road between House and... Read More.
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Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Lighting of the Christmas Tree

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians held the Lighting of the Christmas Tree on Thursday, December 6, 2018. The event, hosted by Tribal Chief Phyliss J. Anderson, officially ushers in the Christmas season at Tribal Headquarters.Delicious cookies and yummy, hot cocoa were provided by Pearl River Resort. During the program, attendees were drawn into the Christmas spirit by holiday songs sung by Bogue Chitto Elementary School students.Chief Anderson offered remarks celebrating the joyous occasion. She also presented checks... Read More.
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Leake County Libraries dial-a-story “Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas” read by Tilda Overstreet

This week’s Dial-A-Story reader is Tilda Overstreet.  Ms. Overstreet is retired from J.C. Penny and DSW companies.  Tilda loves reading, spending time with her family and neighbors and getting involved in her community. Readers can call 601-267-7208 to hear Ms. Overstreet read “Pete the Cat’s 12 Groovy Days of Christmas” by Kimberly & James Dean.  “Pete the Cat is in the holiday spirit.  He and his friends are rockin’, groovin’, and counting down the days till Christmas! (Who needs... Read More.