Three Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Casinos to Offer Sports Betting

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.
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Pearl River Resort Racks up Multiple Awards from Southern Gaming

Pearl River Resort is pleased to announce that it has won awards in several categories from Southern Gaming Magazine. The Resort received honors during the 2018 Readers’ Choice Awards in the following categories: Best Poker Room, Best Buffet, Best Entertainment, Best Golf Course, Best Entertainment Venue, Best Spa, and Best Overall Property.“We are pleased to be recognized... Read More.
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Neshoba man dies in house fire

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 was a... Read More.
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Bryant eyes lottery, taxes on internet sales for road money

Gov. Phil Bryant says he's still exploring a special legislative session to provide more state money for Mississippi's roads and bridges.Bryant told reporters Thursday that a potential U.S. Supreme Court ruling allowing states to collect taxes on internet sales could provide a boost to Mississippi revenues.The Republican governor says he could ask lawmakers to dedicate that money... Read More.
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Mississippi has low number of absentee ballot requests

Mississippi's top elections official says a "disappointing" number of absentee ballots have been requested for the June 5 party primaries for U.S. House and Senate.Secretary of State Delbert Hosemann said Tuesday that in a state with 1.8 million registered voters, only about 6,000 people have requested absentee ballots.His office did not have information about how many absentee... Read More.
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Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department Searching for Escaped Inmate

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.Collins was in... Read More.
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Mississippi judge won’t order governor to reopen bridges

A Mississippi judge says he will not order the governor to reopen local bridges that are in poor condition.In April, Gov. Phil Bryant ordered the closure of more than 100 bridges that he said were structurally unsafe.Supervisors from Jasper and Smith counties filed a lawsuit May 2, saying the governor had overstepped his authority. The suit asked... Read More.
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Geyser Falls Water Theme Park 2018 Season!

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 more... Read More.

Neshoba County man arrested for stealing mowers and ATVs

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 to be... Read More.
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Boswell Media’s “So You Think You Can Sing” Karaoke Competition Winners

A fun part of  Square Affair 2018 the Boswell Media’s “So You Think You Can Sing” Karaoke competition. Watch the video below. The top honor 1st place went to Krissie Alford singing "Tin Man" by Miranda Lambert. Second and third place went to Terry Waddell and Brad Harrell.https://youtu.be/96FfMfAdDHUhttps://youtu.be/IG_zAkOy5hUhttps://youtu.be/AcmoXn3DsWg 
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Holmes County man sentenced for breaking into Dollar General

A 21-year-old man who broke into a Dollar General last year pleaded guilty to the crime and will spend two years in jail, announced Attorney General Jim Hood.Marshall Howard, of Goodman, was sentenced Friday by Holmes County Circuit Court Judge Janie Lewis on one count of business burglary. He was sentenced to five years in the custody... Read More.