Neshoba County Fair Schedule – Friday, August 2

The Neshoba County Fair wraps up today with Harness and Running Horse Races, featuring the Feature Races of the Week, The Morris Therrell Memorial Invitational Race and The Jim Dance Memorial Race. Entertainment for the night: The ROOTS & BOOTS 90’S Electric Throwdown, featuring Collin Raye, Sammy Kershaw and Aaron Tippin (Grandstand) and The Jason Miller Band (Founders... Read More.

Neshoba County Fair Schedule Thursday, August 1

The Neshoba County Fair has day two of local and state candidates speaking at Founders Square. Today is Coastal Day at the Fair. Political Speaking is set for Founders Square including Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant. Horse Racing starts at 2 pm. Entertainment for the night: ELI YOUNG BAND (Grandstand) and Mustache The Band (Founders Square) Mississippi’s Giant House Party... Read More.

Olivia Delaney Adams named Miss Neshoba County Fair 2019 (Video)

Olivia Delaney Adams is the new Miss Neshoba County Fair 2019. Adams is the 18-year old daughter of Cindy and Jerry Byrd and Chirs Adams. Adams was crowned Monday night at the Neshoba County Fair. Adams will be attending ECCC followed by majoring in pre-dentistry at Mississippi State University. Alli Grace Perry was named First alternate and second alternate... Read More.

Neshoba County Fair Schedule Saturday, July 27

The Neshoba County Fair will be kicking off Saturday morning with the Heart O’ Dixie Triathlon. Saturday in Founder's Square the "Flea Market." Some great events are taking place including Pony Pull and The Thacker Mountain Radio Show. Tonight’s entertainment includes the Harper Morgan Rodeo, followed by crowd favorite US with late night entertainment at the Grandstand. Mississippi’s... Read More.

Neshoba County Fair Schedule Friday, July 26

The Neshoba County Fair starts Friday, July 26. Entertainment starts at 1 pm in Founders Square with the Neshoba County Musicians Guild. Friday night the rodeo comes to town with the Harper Morgan Rodeo starting at 7:30. Late night entertainment will start in Founders Square at 9:30 with Southbound. Mississippi’s Giant House Party features a week of musical... Read More.

Neshoba Sheriff Talks with The Dude

Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell stopped in on The Main Event with LOLLYDUDE Friday morning to talk about his experience as a child with legendary lawman Buford Pusser. Buford Pusser was the hero of the 70’s movie classic Walking Tall. Picture 1is Sheriff Waddell and LOLLYDUDE in the Kicks96 studio. Picture 2 is Buford Pusser with Sheriff... Read More.

Teacher aide charged with sexual battery of student in Leake County

The Leake County Sheriff’s Office has charged a teacher aide with sexual battery of a vulnerable person. Leake County Sheriff Greg Waggoner said "approximately two weeks ago Superintendent of Education Billy Mack Wilbanks received a complaint of a teacher aide possibly having an improper relationship with a 16 year old student." An investigation was opened by the Leake County... Read More.

Central Electric’s Power Restoration Almost Complete

Central Electric would like to thank: Alcorn County EPA, North East EPA, Natchez Trace EPA, Tallahatchie Valley EPA, Coahoma EPA, Tishomingo County EPA, Yazoo Valley EPA, and Northcentral EPA for their assistance in rebuilding our power system. Outages have been reduced to approximately 194 members. The following is a breakdown of the outages by county: *Attala County – 1 *Kemper County... Read More.

Central Electric’s Power Restoration Continues

Linemen from eight electric cooperatives in Mississippi are working to assist with power restoration to more than 1,500 members. The following is a breakdown of the outages by county: Attala County – 1 Kemper County – 0 Leake County – 309 Neshoba County – 1,162 Newton County – 53 Rankin County – 7 Scott County – 17 To report... Read More.

Rebuilding Central Electric’s System is Underway

Due to tornadoes, strong thunderstorms and damaging winds on Thursday, April 18, 2019, Central Electric Power Association experienced sustained power outages in Attala, Kemper, Leake, Neshoba, Newton, Rankin and Scott counties. CEPA promptly mobilized their field operations staff and are working to restore power. As of Saturday at 8:00 a.m., Central Electric Power Association has seven additional electric... Read More.