The Sixth Chancery District Youth Court received a donation of a Honda Accord that was seized by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. The vehicle will primarliy be used by Drug Court Coordinator Wesley Hazelwood, who must travel throughout the six county district. “I want to give a special thanks to Philadelphia Police Chief, Grant Myers, who took... Read More.
Mississippi’s Giant House Party, the Neshoba County Fair, July 27- August 3, 2018. The 2018 NCF late night band entertainment has been announced. Friday, July 27 – Southbound Saturday, July 28 – US Tuesday, July 31 – PinniShook Wednesday, August 1 – Class Reunion Thursday, August 2 – the band “90’s County Party Band” Friday, August 3... Read More.
Pearl River Resort and Bok Homa Casino, which are owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will soon offer sports betting. On Thursday, May 31, 2018, during a Special Call Tribal Council Meeting the council unanimously approved amendments to the Choctaw Gaming Commission Regulations. Specifically, two new sections were added to Chapter 4 on... Read More.
A Neshoba County man was killed in a house fire Sunday night. The fire broke out at a home in the Northbend Community in Neshoba County at 13951 Highway 21 North, authorities said. Neshoba County Coroner John E. Stephens says 25-year-old Lucas Ferguson died in the house fire. The official cause of death was smoke inhalation. Ferguson... Read More.
Neshoba County Authorities are looking for 19-year-old Camaron D Collins, who escaped from the Neshoba County Jail Tuesday night. Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell stated that Collins was discovered missing after headcount was conducted last night after supper. “We believe he escaped through a side door of the jail that had a lock malfunction,” said Sheriff Waddell.... Read More.
The finalist has been announced for Boswell Media’s Mississippi Songwriter of the Year 2018. Over the weekend, a panel of elite music industry judges listened to the songs and judged the lyrics to all submitted songs in the famous Wishbone Studio in Muscle Shoals, AL Sixteen finalists have been chosen and each will perform at Skylight Grill... Read More.
The 2018 Season for Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is here. The Park starts opening daily on Saturday, May 26. Mississippi’s #1 family attraction, Geyser Falls Water Theme Park is a 23-acre playground with twelve water slides, a lazy river, a wave pool, little kids area, Beach Club, and Clearwater Key. With fun slides, white beaches, and... Read More.
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. ... Read More.
A Neshoba County man has been arrested in Winston County. Winston County’s sheriff says the community helped them track down the person responsible for stealing thousands of dollars in lawn mowers and 4-wheelers. Raymanuel Seales is charged with one count of grand larceny. Sheriff Jason Pugh says more charges are expected to come soon. Seales is believed... Read More.
A pop-up alert on your computer that appears to be a technical support message could be an effort to steal your personal information, according to Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood. The Consumer Protection Division in the AG’s office reports a recent increase in these types of scams, where tech support scammers use pop-ups that resemble security alerts... Read More.
U.S. Magistrate Linda Anderson Monday ordered authorities to keep four suspects in jail who are accused of killing a Choctaw man and setting him on fire in 2017. Federal murder charges were filed last year against Keyshawn Willis, Keenan Martin, Jerome Steve and Monte Isaac, all Choctaw tribal members. The four are accused of beating Demetrius Sam... Read More.
Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley wants to stop federal funds to cellular telephone companies if they don’t do more to stop robocalls and has asked the Public Utilities Staff to investigate whether telephone companies profit from robocalls. Presley wants the PSC to take stronger action to stop the calls by requiring cellular telephone companies to offer... Read More.