Mississippi's Giant House Party, the Neshoba County Fair, July 26- August 2, 2019.2019 NCF late night band entertainment:
The annual EC Day at the Neshoba County Fair celebrating East Central Community College in Decatur is scheduled for Monday, July 29, at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds in Philadelphia.ECCC alumni, students, and prospective students and their families, and all fair goers are invited to... Read More.
The political speaking schedule has been set for the 2019 Neshoba County Fair. This is an important year of elections.The speaking gets underway Tuesday, July 30, with local Neshoba County candidates taking the stage.Statewide races will be the focus Wednesday, July 31, with the... Read More.
The 130th Annual Neshoba County Fair is set to kick off this Friday. Neshoba County Fair Board Members Kaye Rowell and Natalie Scruggs talk about some of the events set for this years NCF19!Registration is open for the Neshoba County Fair Exhibit Hall. You... Read More.
Newton police are releasing information about a shooting that happened earlier this month at the old Newton hospital.Investigators say three people were shot on July 4th. Police arrested Jafabeon McBride on Friday, July 19th. He has been charged with aggravated assault in the shooting.Three... Read More.
"Mississippians for Compassionate Care" is the organization behind a campaign and petition, hoping to get legalized medical marijuana on the 2020 ballot. Nearly 60,000 people have signed the petition, but not everyone is in support of it."I think it would make things... Read More.
The Philadelphia-Neshoba County Arts Council is preparing for the Annual Neshoba County Fair Cakewalk on Tuesday, July 30, 2019 at 4 pm at the Pavilion on Founders Square. The Arts Council is asking for donations of a cake, cookies, brownies. If you can donate... Read More.
Neshoba Central High School guard Taylor Ben has signed a scholarship to play basketball for the SouthWest Mississippi Community College -Lady Bears in the upcoming season.As a senior, Ben (5' 7") recorded 17 points, 5 assists and 4 rebounds per game for Coach Frederick... Read More.
The Early Childhood Academy at East Central Community College will hold an Open House to start the new school year from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, Aug. 1.The event for area schoolteachers and schoolchildren will feature free backpacks with supplies (while supplies last),... Read More.
A state representative says the 4-lane project for Highway 19 between House and Philadelphia is still an active plan.District 44 state Rep. Scott Bounds said the bidding on construction will begin in the fall of 2020. Crews could break ground on the 13-mile four-lane... Read More.
The United Way of East Mississippi held its 3rd annual collection day in Neshoba County for its month-long Stuff the Bus campaign. The campaign encourages people to donate school supplies, uniforms, and money to supply Philadelphia area students.“You hear... Read More.