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Robert Leon Jackson is escorted out of the Neshoba County Courthouse Monday afternoon where he pleaded guilty to two counts of capital murder and was sentenced to life without parole in the Aug. 25, 2018, shooting deaths at the CEFCO on Mississippi 16 west.
Robert Leon Jackson is escorted out of the Neshoba County Courthouse Monday afternoon where he pleaded guilty to two counts of capital murder and was sentenced to life without parole in the Aug. 25, 2018, shooting deaths at the CEFCO on Mississippi 16 west.
Wednesday, February 5, 2020 12:00 PM
The Jackson man who shot two people to death at a Philadelphia convenience store two summers ago pleaded guilty to two counts of capital murder and was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Monday in Neshoba County Circuit Court.
  • 9 arrested in Hope murder investigation
    Neshoba County and the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation have charged a total of nine individuals in connection with a corpse found anchored to the bottom of a pond on a piece of land in the Hope community last weekend.
  • Man arrested on felony meth charge
    A Philadelphia man was arrested and charged in connection with a suspicious person report on Road 387 the Sheriff?s department received, Thursday. 

  • Meth suspected in chase
    Two Philadelphia men were arrested on meth charges after a brief chase with Neshoba County Sheriff’s Deputies Thursday afternoon.
  • Fatal wreck still under investigation
    The authorities are still trying to determine what caused a Feb. 1 crash on Highway 492 near Union that claimed the life of a Philadelphia man.
  • College baseball returns
     College baseball is back in Mississippi.
  • Neshoba claims 4th straight title
    The Neshoba Central girls bowling team wrapped up the Class 2 state championship for the fourth-straight year last Wednesday in Jackson as they outduel rival Cleveland Central 3-1 in the Baker Series.
  • Man shot in dispute at home
    A Neshoba County woman has been arrested for allegedly shooting her boyfriend in the chest following a domestic dispute last week.
  • Supes approve elevator agreement
    A planned elevator platform for the Neshoba County Coliseum took a step toward happening during Monday’s meeting of the Neshoba County board of supervisors.
  • Miss Hospitality eyes nursing
    You can expect to see Landry Payne and Katie James at numerous public events for the next year.
  • Neshoba General preps for coronavirus
    Neshoba General recently doubled its supplies of masks, gloves and protective gowns out of an abundance of caution over the coronavirus outbreak.
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