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An undated photo of Andrew Goodman, who was murdered in Neshoba County in 1964.

Goodman was one of the three young men murdered by the Klan.
An undated photo of Andrew Goodman, who was murdered in Neshoba County in 1964. Goodman was one of the three young men murdered by the Klan.
Wednesday, January 17, 2018 6:00 PM
A legacy of hatred and prejudice died last week with Edgar Ray Killen, the 92-year-old Neshoba County man convicted in the 1964 murders here of three young men registering blacks to vote, Philadelphia Mayor James A. Young declared on Monday.
  • King’s dream ‘still alive,’ Tardy says
    The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King believed in unity and had an understanding that “if we come together as one, we can accomplish all things, and divided we can’t accomplish anything,” Philadelphia High School Principal Michael Tardy said during an annual observance on Saturday.
  • Escapee found in meth house
    The murder suspect who escaped by jumping from a second-story bathroom window in the Neshoba County Courthouse on Friday had been out on bond and was not shackled, the authorities said.
  • Greenwood ‘super excited’ over being selected to wear the crown
    “Super excited” is how Shelby Lee Greenwood reacted to being crowned Neshoba County’s Miss Hospitality for 2018 over the weekend.
  • One injured in wreck

    One person was transported to Neshoba County General Hospital Monday morning following a head-on collision on Road 248 in the County Line community. 

  • Fire destroys house at Longino
    No one was injured when a house on Road 383 in the Longino community was destroyed Sunday by fire. Homeowner Larry Ladd told authorities that he heard a popping noise in the utility room and then saw it in consumed in flames.
  • McKee remembered for love of family, passion for fishing
    George Clifton McKee, who retired as co-owner of M&S Furniture, was remembered this week for his love of  family whom he always put before himself.
  • Ready for the winter storm
    Corey and Lulu Black did some last minute shopping Tuesday afteroon as the snow continued to cover Philadelphia. The twosome bought groceries, including a turkey, and a number of toys.  


  • Nancy Darlene Alexander, 49, of 10801 Road 387, hold for other agency, possession of controlled substance, possession of marijuana – first offense and possession of controlled substance.
  • Come join us on Jan. 20 at 6:30 p.m. for a concert at Cedar Hill Baptist Church featuring One Way Quartet.  We are located on Road 573 (Dunn road) one mile off Highway 15 north of Philadelphia.  A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be served.  For more information  call 601-656-7575.
  • MBN investigating death of woman, 47, in Winston County
    The case of a Noxapater woman, whose body was discovered Saturday evening in her home, has been turned over to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigation.
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