MHP announces extra patrols for July 4 holiday

The Mississippi Highway Patrol will begin the 2019 Fourth of July Holiday Enforcement Period Wednesday, July 3, at 12:01 a.m. and conclude Thursday, July 4, at midnight.All available troopers will be assigned to saturation patrols and checkpoints to promote traffic safety.In conjunction with the... Read More.

MBCI Tribal Chief Runoff Election Today

Today votes are being cast for the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians' Tribal Chief. The next four years of administration will be decided by tonight. Incumbent Phyliss J Anderson and Cyrus Ben will face off.Cyrus Ben received 1647 votes and Chief Anderson received 1306.Anderson... Read More.

MBCI will hold Chief runoff Tuesday

The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians are heading back to the polls Tuesday.Tomorrow is the long-awaited runoff in the chief's election. The two candidates are current Chief Phyliss J. Anderson and former council member and businessman Cyrus Ben. Ben won 45% of the nearly... Read More.

Registration Underway for ECCC’s July Term

Registration is currently underway for East Central Community College’s July Term for courses on the campus in Decatur, as well as the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career-Technical Center.Registration can be done online at, or students can receive assistance by calling 601-635-6205 or emailing