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Rusty Parsons and Cody Bryan look over one of the baskets on the new disc golf course at Northside Park.
Rusty Parsons and Cody Bryan look over one of the baskets on the new disc golf course at Northside Park.
Wednesday, February 14, 2018 6:00 PM
The rules of disc golf are very similar to the game of golf. Instead of using clubs and golf balls, players play with a plastic disc or a Frisbee. The course is laid out similar to a regular golf course but instead of trying to roll a golf ball into a hole, the player is tossing to put the disc into a basket. The player with the fewest throws (strokes) wins.
  • Alderman grills police chief
    The police chief was grilled by an alderman last week during a regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen about separate shootings over a weekend last month in west Philadelphia in which arrests were made demanding to know how he is going to “eliminate them.”
  • Alex Deaton to stand trial for murder
    A Philadelphia man was indicted for first-degree murder in connection with the shooting death of a woman inside a church in the Dixon community on Feb. 23, 2017.
  • Neshoba sees improvements on ACT following boot camp
    ACT scores are on the rise for many students at Neshoba Central High School, thanks to a school-funded boot camp and several incentives for students who show improvements.
  • Dawakai L’sha Anderson, 38, of 262 Byrd Street, failure to pay
  • Aldermen renew lease agreement with La-Z-Boy
    An agreement with La-Z-Boy to lease a section of the city-owned U. S. Motors building was renewed last week by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
  • New manager named at Choctaw Shopping Center
     The Choctaw Shopping Center Enterprise announced this week the appointment of W. Diane Maxwell as its new General Manager.
  • County gets $20K MDEQ grant
    Neshoba County received a grant in excess of $20,000 from the Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality awarded for the county’s Solid Waste Management Plan.
  • Marty finally picks up high school diploma
    Marty Stuart graduated from Philadelphia High School last Tuesday night as part of the Class of 1976, two years after his classmates arranged for the diploma and met for their 40th reunion.
  • County workforce dips  with 180 fewer people
    While about 180 fewer people were in the workforce in December compared to the previous year, Neshoba County’s unemployment rate remained at 4.7 percent.
  • Hospital opens new school clinic
    The county hospital’s new clinic at Neshoba Elementary saw 15 patients on the first day when it opened a week ago, including high schoolers and teachers.
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