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The old Neshoba County Jail will be the subject of a forum hosted by the National Park Service at the Depot on May 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.
The old Neshoba County Jail will be the subject of a forum hosted by the National Park Service at the Depot on May 9 from 5 to 7 p.m.
Thursday, May 3, 2018 12:00 PM
The old Neshoba County Jail on E. Myrtle Street, because of its connection to the 1964 “Mississippi Burning” murders, is among several historically-significant civil rights sites in the state being considered for National Park Service designation.
  • Neshoba band rates All Superior
    The 145-member Neshoba Central Big Blue Band was rated All Superior Saturday during the Mississippi High School Activities Association Region 3 Marching Evaluation, marking its 39th consecution year to achieve the top honors.
  • Neshoba band wins ‘Grand Champion’ title
    The “Grand Champion” trophy from the Northeast Regional Marching Championship came home with the 145-member Neshoba Central Big Blue Band Saturday night.
  • Musician Amy Lott gets chance of a lifetime in NY
    Amy Lott’s musical adventures have taken some twists and turns over the years, but she found herself performing at the United Nations last week with a choir of young people accompanying her music.
  • Golf tournament raises $50K for Relay for Life
    Rainy skies put a damper on the planned Relay for Life "Fore a Cure" golf tournament Thursday, but the rain couldn't dampen on the spirits of over 80 community and business leaders who came together at the Dancing Rabbit Golf Club for an afternoon of food and fellowship.
  • PES students hoping to create another Van Gogh
    Philadelphia Elementary School student created their unique version of Van Gogh’s classic masterpiece “The Starry Night” last year using a variety of caps, beads and other everyday household items. This year, with the help of an expanding art program, Tanya Kilpatrick hopes to have students create another Van Gogh work.
  • Benwalt Hotel renovations begin with demolition of former kitchen
    The kitchen of the old Benwalt Hotel downtown was recently demolished as part of a renovation project for the historic structure built in the 1920s. 
  • ‘Bama native calls Neshoba home
    Birmingham area native Kelly Sullivan has lived throughout the southeast, but since 2010 she has called Neshoba County home.
  • Neshoba Central goes to 5-0 on season
    The Neshoba Central Rockets once again dominated a game with their running attack and defense, but also showed they can throw the ball if need be, with quarterback Austin Day going 4-4 passing for 91 yards and a touchdown in a 33-12 win over Northeast Lauderdale.
  • Philly notches win over Kemper County 36-6
    DEKALB - The Philadelphia Tornadoes earned a much needed victory Friday night against the Kemper County Wildcats 36-6, thanks to three passing touchdowns by junior quarterback Asher Morgan.
  • New fundraising staffer named for Marty’s center
    Another big name in the world of museums was announced as a fundraiser for Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music during a gathering here Thursday
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