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Arthur Stanley Dearman | 1932—2017
Arthur Stanley Dearman | 1932—2017
Wednesday, March 1, 2017 6:00 PM
Stanley Dearman was remembered Tuesday for his pursuit of justice and the truth during his 34 years at the helm of The Neshoba Democrat.

“If we all had a double portion of Stan Dearman’s justice and truth, the world would be a better place,” said the Rev. Dr. Dan Howard, pastor of The First Baptist Church.
  • Second juvenile charged in shootings
    A second juvenile, arrested earlier this month for allegedly shooting at a vehicle on Railroad Avenue, has been charged as an adult with aggravated assault.

    Damiyune Kentrell Hoskins, 16, of 2112 Barham St., was charged as an adult last week. He was released from the county jail on $50,000 bond.
  • McLain was hard-working family man who set example
    John Francis McLain, founder and chief executive officer of McLain Plumbing and Electrical Service, Inc., was remembered this week as a hard-working man who set an example daily in both his personal and professional life.

    McLain, 92, died Sunday in his home.
  • Aldermen prioritize  streets for repaving
    Sections of three city streets are being considered for repaving during fiscal year 2018 with a $218,509 price tag after the Mayor and Board of Aldermen verbally agreed to direct an additional $25,000 to the Street Department’s budget.

    Street Department foreman Rex Savell prioritized his list of streets in need of repaving and presented it to the board last week for future action.
  • Clemons named mayor pro tempore
    A new mayor pro tempore was appointed and a new street commissioner elected during the Aug. 1 meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

    Mayor James A. Young’s recommendation to name Alderman-at-Large Leroy Clemons as mayor pro tempore was approved unanimously by aldermen.

    “Leroy serves citywide and I recommend him,” Young said. “He is available and flexible.”
  • Pearl River Resort has announced that Three Dog Night will be performing live in September.

    The iconic band will take the stage on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 8 p.m. in the Silver Star Convention Center.
  • Crash victim remembered as loving guy who liked horses
    Jonathan O’Neal Smith was remembered this week as a fun loving guy who liked to ride horses.

    Smith, 25, was fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident on July 31 on Road 212 in the Dixon community.
  • Arrest made following search of residence on Ivy Street
    A Philadelphia man faces multiple charges after a warrant was issued to search a residence on  Ivy Street.

    Cepheus Terry, 34, of 246 Davis St., was arrested and charged with two counts of possession of a controlled substance with intent to distribute and two counts of possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.
  • A Neshoba County man faces a felony drug charge after Sheriff’s deputies responded to a report of a family disturbance.

    John Nathan Davis, 31,  of 10343 Road 583, was arrested and charged with felony possession of a controlled substance and misdemeanor disturbance of a family.
  • Fair exhibitors receive ribbons, plaques
    Neshoba County had many talented exhibitors at the Neshoba County Fair who take much pride in their handiwork, gardening, field crops and food preservation skills. They spend many hours each year preparing their exhibits for the Exhibit Hall and the Neshoba County Extension Service appreciates  participation.
  • Personal responsibility was the theme of a community meeting Thursday night in northwest Philadelphia after a string of shootings and other recent violence.

    A major concern is that citizens are not reporting the crimes they see or they take back criminal reports.
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