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Emergency responders Gwin Adams, Richie Creekmore and Tim Watkins are now using Neshoba County’s newest ambulance which was delivered earlier this month. The county operates paramedic-level service.
Emergency responders Gwin Adams, Richie Creekmore and Tim Watkins are now using Neshoba County’s newest ambulance which was delivered earlier this month. The county operates paramedic-level service.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019 12:00 PM
County supervisors authorized escrow disbursements to pay for three of its more significant projects.
  • One dead in storm, widespread damage in Philadelphia and Neshoba County
    One person is dead and widespread damage reported in Philadelphia and southwestern Neshoba County after strong winds ravaged the area late Thursday afternoon.
  • Fred's closing Philadelphia store, 30 others in state
    Philadelphia’s Fred’s store is among 31 closing in Mississippi and 159 nationwide as the retail faces mounting challenges.
  • Choctaw bank robbery suspect in custody as school bomb threats deemed hoaxes
    An arrest has been made in the Trustmark bank robbery at Choctaw Tuesday morning, the FBI said, as school bomb threats in two other counties at about the same were deemed hoaxes.
  • Armed robbery suspects sought by police
    Two suspects described as black males in their late teens or early 20s are wanted in an armed robbery of the Dollar Tree in Philadelphia Tuesday evening.
  • Funeral service set for Philadelphia police officer
    The funeral service for LeAnn Simpson, the Philadelphia police officer who died early Saturday morning responding to a call, will be Friday at 10 a.m. at Holy Rosary Catholic Church. Burial will be in Isaac Cemetery.
  • Neshoba teams sweep Laurel, Philadelphia beats Clinton
    During the week before Christmas, both Neshoba Central basketball teams and the Philadelphia scored big wins to improve their records.
  • A father and son duo face multiple charges after a May crime spree which included the theft of several four wheelers in addition to a house burglary.

    Charlie Ray Goss, Jr., 39, of 1020 County Road 303, Union, and his son Brandon Goss, 19, of 7928 Highway 488, Carthage, were both arrested and charged with two counts of grand larceny, one count of burglary of a dwelling and one count of burglary of a shed located in the city.
  • County says lawyer broke confidentiality in jail death suit
    An attorney representing the family of a man who died in the Neshoba County Jail breached a confidentiality agreement in a $10 million wrongful death lawsuit settlement, Neshoba County said in a motion filed last week in federal court seeking to have the court documents unsealed.

    The attorney attempted to create the false impression that the Neshoba County defendants admitted to “some sort of wrongdoing and have agreed to pay a large sum of money to settle” the wrongful death lawsuit against them, which is “not the case,” according to the filing on Jan. 5.
  • Donald’s art draws crowd to show in downtown Meridian
    Philadelphia artist Justin Donald describes himself as a very complicated person.

    “I’m very different,” he said, ruffling his hair. “My mind does not work like anyone else’s. I pay attention to detail.”

    And it shows.
  • Marshall Ramsey signs new book at Kademi
    The latest edition in Marshall Ramsey’s collection of ‘toons and tales paints a vibrant picture of Mississippi, America and one of the Clarion Ledger’s most beloved resident cartoonists.

    Ramsey was at Kademi in Philadelphia last week to sign copies of his latest book, “Drawing the Line.”
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