18-wheeler stolen in Philadelphia

Authorities are asking the public for help in locating a stolen 18-wheeler. The truck was taken Saturday from a local body shop’s lot on Highway 19 North in Philadelphia. The truck is a white-silver 1999 Peterbilt tag #A410966, stolen along with the truck was a black magnolia hydraulic ramp lowboy trailer tag#099903A. Crime stoppers is offering a reward for information leading to an arrest call 855-485-TIPS.  

BOLO issued for robbery suspect (audio)

Authorities in Kosciusko and Attala County were issued a Be on the Lookout (BOLO) alert for a robbery suspect out of Neshoba County. The suspect is identified as Matthew Rogers, a black male with braids in his hair. He’s said to be driving a newer model Mercury Grand Marquis. Rogers is wanted for a robbery that happened in Philadelphia. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Attala County Sheriff’s Office (662-289-5556) or the Kosciusko Police Department (662-289-3131), or... Read More.

Two arrested in connection with gun and auto thefts

Two juveniles have been arrested in connection with a recent string of break-ins and thefts in Attala and Neshoba Counties. Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail said the two teenagers are charged with breaking into Lawrence’s Grocery and a house on Attala Road 1107 on Sunday, April 15. According to Investigators Mark Hill and Zellie Shaw, several guns were stolen from the home and food items were taken from Lawrence’s. The two are also charged with stealing two vehicles, a... Read More.

Choctaw Indian Fair Entertainment Announced

Nightly Entertainment at the Choctaw Indian Fair July 11-14, 2018 in beautiful Choctaw, MS. Wednesday, July 11, 2018 – Choctaw Indian Princess Pageant at 7pm Thursday, July 12, 2018 – Cody Jinks and Jamey Johnson at 7pm and 8:30pm respectively Friday, July 13, 2018 – Dustin Lynch at 8:30pm Saturday, July 14, 2018 – Nitty Gritty Dirt Band at 8:30pm

Child grazed by a bullet: Investigation latest

A reward is being offered for information that leads to an arrest and conviction in a case that involves a child, who was grazed by a bullet in Philadelphia. Investigators say the child is lucky to be alive, and they want to find who’s responsible. Around 6:20 Saturday night is when police say gunshots were fired at a house on the corner of Chestnut Street. Some might call the shooting “bold,” because the house is located right across the... Read More.

Legislature declares June Access to Justice Month; Courts schedule free family law clinics across the state

The Mississippi Legislature has declared June Access to Justice month.  Free family law legal clinics are being organized in every Chancery Court District in Mississippi to assist those in need of civil legal aid.  The clinics will assist individuals with custody and child support issues, divorces, guardianships, name change matters, emancipations, adoptions and domestic violence protection orders.  Volunteer attorneys will be present to meet with self-represented litigants to provide advice, assistance with forms and pleadings and instructions on how... Read More.

Ham Jam Festival preparations in Philadelphia

Preparations are being made for an upcoming festival that thousands are expected to attend in Philadelphia. The 17th Annual Ham Jam will be held this weekend on April 13th and 14th. It will include: more than 70 arts, crafts and food vendors, a Bar-B-Q Cook-off, a large Kids’ Zone, carnival rides and live music. This year’s new addition is a monster truck that will provide rides for children. “The proceeds that come from Ham Jam, we pour back into... Read More.

shooting injures child in Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Police Department is looking for suspects wanted in a shooting that injured an 8-year-old child. The incident happened on Chestnut Street around 6:19 pm Saturday, April 7. Philadelphia Police Chief Grant Myers said the house was struck several times by gun shots. An 8-year-old boy in the home was injured by one of the shots that entered the home. “A bullet grazed the temple of a juvenile at the residence. He was transported by EMS to the... Read More.

Boswell Media brings home 3 first place honors at annual Associated Press awards banquet

Winners of the 2017 Louisiana-Mississippi Associated Press Broadcasters and Media Editors contest were announced Saturday at the World War II Museum in New Orleans. Dozens of AP-member newspapers and TV and radio broadcasters in both states submitted more than 1,400 entries in the contest that honors the best in journalism in 2017. Boswell Media brought home three first place and four second place awards  during the banquet. First place awards include Best Short Feature, Best Multimedia Story and Best... Read More.

Whippets upset the Cougars.

The Kosciusko Whippets travel to Decatur to go up against the Newton County Cougars. The Whippets go three up and three down in the top of the first with the score being (0-0).The Cougars went scoreless in the bottom of the first keeping the score (0-0). The Whippets put the first points on the board with two runs making the score (2-0). The Cougars went three up and three down in the bottom of the second. The Whippets had... Read More.

Mars Hill FD to host benefit supper and auction

The Mars Hill Fire Department is hosting a benefit for Larry Boatney on Saturday, April 21. The benefit will include supper and a  live auction. Chicken or Hamburger Plate will be sold for $10 a piece beginning at 4:00 pm. The auction will start at 6:00. Donations are welcome. For more information, call 601.575.9711 or 662.803.6584.

2018 Neshoba County Fair Headline Entertainment

Mississippi’s Giant House Party, the Neshoba County Fair, is July 27-August 3. Check out the 2018 NCF Entertainment line-up for the main stage. Tuesday, July 31 Sister Hazel   Wednesday, August 1 Corey Smith   Thursday, August 2 Chris Lane   Friday, August 3 Granger Smith  The Fair has the state’s only sanctioned horse races, petting zoos, arts and crafts, political speakers, and more. For more information on this years NCF2018 click here!