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Friday, December 2, 2016 2:10 PM
Chief Phyliss J. Anderson has accepted the resignation of Breanna Isaac as the 2016-2017 Choctaw Indian Princess.
  • Hospital terminates Anderson affiliation
    The county hospital will end its nearly five-year affiliation with Anderson in Meridian in what Neshoba General’s administrator characterized as a good move at this time due to their growth.

    The Board of Trustees of Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing on Tuesday officially announced ending the affiliation with  Anderson Regional Medical Center and Anderson Regional Medical Center – South of Meridian. 
  • Branning speaks of sacrifice at Friday’s Veterans Day program
    State Sen. Jenifer Branning of Philadelphia told a crowd at the Veterans Day program in DeWeese Park Friday that the sacrifices made by our veterans are "incomprehensible, but have given us the ability and the freedom to gather here today."

    She told the story of Corporal DaKota Meyer who saved the lives of 36 fellow Marines under fire from the Taliban in Afghanistan in 2009.
  • Hospital to cut ribbon Thursday at new medical facility
    Grand opening ribbon will be cut Thursday for the new $4.3 million Neshoba Medical Pavilion on Hospital Road followed by an open house. The public is invited.

    The facility houses three separate clinics which were previously in various places in town, utilizing a variety of labs and equipment including x-rays. It is within walking distance of the hospital.
  • A welding machine and a battery charger were taken in a burglary at a business on Mississippi 16 east and the alleged perpetrator’s image was captured on surveillance video, the authorities said.
  • A juvenile was fatally injured in a one-vehicle accident early Wednesday morning on Road 147 in the Hope community.
  • Man to stand trial in Circuit Court in death of jail cellmate
    A Philadelphia man was arraigned on a first degree murder charge in Neshoba County Circuit Court Tuesday morning in connection with the July 14, 2015, death of a man in the county jail.

    Justin M. Schlegel, 35, 11500 Road 571, pleaded not guilty to first degree murder  of Rexdale Wayne Henry, 53, of 158 Bogue Chitto Dr.
  • Two people were taken by ambulance to the county hospital Wednesday afternoon after a car and truck collided on Golf Course Road and caught on fire about 1:30 p.m.
  • Joe Tullos was sworn in as the new Ward 1 alderman in city hall Friday morning surrounded by his family.
  • Iconic and legendary public servant, Judge Gordon laid to rest
    Retired Neshoba County Circuit Court Judge Marcus D. Gordon, who gained national attention during the Edgar Ray Killen trial in 2005,  was remembered Sunday as an iconic and legendary public servant and a loving, yet firm, father.

    Judge Gordon died Thursday at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson. He was 84.  A court spokeswoman said Gordon had been hospitalized after falling and breaking his hip in April.
  • Hickory man indicted for possession of meth by Neshoba County grand jury
    A Hickory man was indicted by a Neshoba County grand jury for possession of methamphetamine,  one of 35 indictments handed down during the May term.

    Kevin D. Kirk, 37, of 4431 Hickory-Little Rock Road, Hickory, was charged with possession of methamphetamine in October by Sheriff’s officers during a routine traffic stop on Mississippi 485 in the Goodhope community.
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