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Tuesday, May 5, 2020 5:45 PM
Lawmakers shredded the state Constitution and ignored their own rules when they took control of $1.2 billion in federal coronavirus relief, Gov. Tate Reeves said on Monday.
  • Schools silent on COVID cases
    A Neshoba County man says his grandson was sent home from Neshoba Central Elementary this week because a classmate was diagnosed with COVID-19.
  • Court taps judge to fill backlog
    Retired Court of Appeals Judge Larry E. Roberts of Meridian has been appointed to assist the 8th Circuit Court of Leake, Neshoba, Newton and Scott counties in handling the backlog of cases that have resulted from delays caused by COVID-19, Mississippi Supreme Court Chief Justice Mike Randolph announced last Tuesday.
  • $11 million in bridge work
    Work continues on a $11.7 million project to replace five bridges on Mississippi 19 at Tucker as part of the four-laning from House into town.
  • Hearing set for dilapidated house
    A public hearing to determine what to do about a dilapidated house in the Historic District on the corner of Holland and Jefferson that’s been an issue for decades has been set for Sept. 1 by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.
  • Aldermen table fireworks ordinance vote for changes
    A proposed fireworks ordinance was tabled last week after the city attorney recommended changes.
  • Golden Moon Hotel & Casino reopens Friday
    The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians has plans to re-open the Golden Moon Hotel & Casino this Friday after being shuttered since March because of the coronavirus pandemic.
  • Deputies make drug arrest
    A Philadelphia man is out on bond facing a drug trafficking charge after he was found with more than half a pound of weed during a traffic stop in the county at the end of July.
  • • Frankie Lee Barnes, 58. of 14302 Road 709 of Little Rock, contempt of court, hold for other agency
  • Teen shot,

teen jailed for murder
    A Philadelphia teenager was murdered Friday afternoon and another teen was charged.
  • Teen arrested in Friday night shooting on MLK
    A Philadelphia teenager has been charged in the shooting of another teen on Martin Luther King Drive Friday evening.
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