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Marsha Bavetta with new Drug Court service dog.
Marsha Bavetta with new Drug Court service dog.
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:00 PM
A new service dog has taken the role of ensuring calm and emotional stability in the Eighth Judicial District Drug Court at only nine months of age.
  • ‘Thrill Hill’ claims lives of 2 men
    Two young men died when the car in which they were traveling struck a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer head-on  late last week on what is commonly known as “Thrill Hill” on a county road just east of town.
  • Dearman library room to be dedicated Tuesday
    Everything is on schedule for the opening of the Stanley Dearman Reading Room in the Neshoba County Public Library next week.
  • County property owner holds burglary suspects at gunpoint
    Two suspects spent the weekend in jail after they were arrested and charged in connection with a shed burglary in the Northbend community Friday afternoon.
  • Despite weather, show goes on
    Thunderstorms and heavy rains did stop the rides and several of the vendors Saturday at the 17th annual Ham Jam Arts Festival in downtown Philadelphia, but the entertainment and barbecue contest continued throughout the day at the Ellis Theater and outside stages.
  • New youth football league has  regional and academic focus
    Youth football participants will get a fresh challenge on the gridiron this fall in the form of the newly-established Area Wide Youth Football Association Elite.
  • Lady Tornadoes look to wrap up region crown
    The Philadelphia Lady Tornadoes look to wrap up the Region 4-2A regular season fast-pitch championship this week and earn a first round bye in the playoffs.
  • Philadelphia Cruisers to host car show April 21 at coliseum
    Now well into the swing of their annual event, the Philadelphia Cruisers are looking forward to their fifth  car show at the Neshoba County Coliseum.
  • Top Chef award
    Pearl River Resort Chef, Alex Delgado, recently won first place in the fourth annual Sanderson Farms Chef Cook Off held in Jackson. Chef Alex, from Phillip M’s, competed against Jackson
  • A city employee was suspended indefinitely without pay last week during an executive session of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and the unspecified matter has been turned over to the District Attorney.
  • Tree falls as man drives
    A tree fell and struck a pickup truck east of town during last Friday’s storms, but no one was injured, officials said.
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