Felony DUI and other arrests in Neshoba County

Phil Robinson, 49, 347 Neshoba-Kemper Road, Philadelphia, no proof of insurancePaula Wells Auth, 54, 11670, Philadelphia, public drunkByron Cager, 27, 3030 Old Walnut Grove Road, Philadelphia, felony driving under the influence (DUI) 3rd offense, possession of marijuana in a motor vehicle, possession of paraphernalia, fleeing arrest, possession of firearm by convicted felon,... Read More.

East Central Teams Winners in Final Home Games of Regular Season

The East Central Community College Basketball teams were both winners in their last regular season home games at Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium in Decatur tonight as the teams hosted the Hines Community College Eagles. The Lady Warriors came away with a 17 point victory in their game after falling behind in the opening quarter. The final score Lady Warriors 76-59.The EC Warriors maintained a lead throughout the game over the Eagles but were up by only 4 points at halftime,33-29. In... Read More.

ECCC Wall O’ Sound to Hold Workshops, Auditions for Auxiliary Groups

East Central Community College will hold workshops and/or auditions this spring for 2019-20 performing arts groups, including the Drum Line, Color Guard, Centralettes dance line, and Drum Major.Drum Line auditions will be accepted by video submission only and are due by Thursday, February 28. Requirements can be found at www.eccc.edu/eccc-wall-o-sound.A Drum Major Workshop will be held from 1 to 3 p.m. Monday, March 25, 2019, in the Band Hall in the Vickers Fine Arts Center. Drum Major auditions... Read More.

39350 Music Fest Coming to Philadelphia- VIDEO

Get on your feet Fair City. Country music is coming to town for the 39350 Music Fest, benefitting the Boys and Girls Club of Neshoba County.Philadelphia will be rocking come Saturday, February 16 at the Historic Ellis Theatre.“I want everyone to come out and have a good time and enjoy some great down home southern country music,” Boys and Girls Club of Neshoba County Program Director Jermaine Harris says.Harris says the show will feature... Read More.

Choctaw Man Pleads Guilty to Burglarizing Procurement Office

Shelton Shane Chapman, Jr., a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, pled guilty Wednesday before U.S. District Judge Carlton Reeves, to burglary within the Pearl River Community of the Choctaw Indian reservation, announced U.S. Attorney Mike Hurst and FBI Special Agent in Charge Christopher Freeze.On November 7, 2017, Chapman entered the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ Procurement Office and stole a Dell bag and several iPhones and iPads. Chapman sold... Read More.

ECCC Holds Ribbon-Cutting for New Campus Food Pantry

East Central Community College held a ribbon-cutting ceremony today (Feb. 12, 2019) for a new campus food pantry sponsored by the college’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lambda.Warrior POST (Providing Others Support Together) will provide free non-perishable food items and other life necessities to currently enrolled students with demonstrated need. It is located in Room 211 of the Tucker Applied Technology Center on the campus in Decatur.The idea originated from ECCC academic counselors Lanette Hanna and Jennifer Savell, who... Read More.

Nitro Arenacross coming to Neshoba County Coliseum

The Nitro Arenacross is coming to Philadelphia, MS on March 8 & 9, 2019 with a 7 o'clock gate drop!The Nitro Arenacross is a jaw-dropping show that features gravity-defying magnificent entertainment for the whole family to enjoy. This adrenaline-charged show will have our top riders from around the country compete on over 150 truckloads of perfectly manicured dirt on the best arenacross tracks in the nation. These riders are the most recognizable motocross racers in the world and will... Read More.