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Fourth of July
This past July 4 weekend saw many people having fun at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds including relaxing at cabins and barbecuing all day long.
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

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Russell wins first place at FBLA conference
More than 8,000 of America's best and brightest youth traveled to Nashville to make some history of their own as they showcased their talents as future business leaders and vied for the opportunity to win over $95,000 in cash awards.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Of Local Interest
Fortenberry Reunion
The descendants of Theodore and Mandy Fortenberry will have their annual family reunion on Saturday, July 12 at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Potluck dinner will be served at noon. Everyone is welcome. Please bring a dish.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
County Jail Docket
The county jail docket as of 11:27 a.m. on Monday, July 7:
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Fire Reports
June 27
Motor vehicle accident call on the 200 block of Atkins Street
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Cochran certified winner in 'contested' June primary
Sen. Thad Cochran was certified by the Republican Party as nominee for the U.S. Senate on Monday, although the decision faces a likely challenge.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Hillman to compete for crown
CeCe Hillman, 20, is competing this week in the Miss Mississippi pageant in Vicksburg as Miss Heart of the South.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Bids sought for county elevator repairs
Bids are being sought to repair an out-of-order elevator in the Neshoba County Courthouse, supervisors said on Monday.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Archaeological survey to be done near Tribal land
An archaeological survey will be done to determine if a weather-worn ditch on county Road 147 in the Hope community near the border with Tribal lands has any historical significance.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Man faces grand larceny charge in copper wire theft
A Neshoba County man has been charged with two counts of grand larceny in connection with the theft of copper wiring from an AT&T cell phone tower, the authorities said.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
12 contestants vying for Choctaw Princess title
One of the most popular long-time traditions, the Choctaw Indian Princess Pageant will officially open the 65th annual Fair tonight beginning at 7 p.m. at the amphitheater stage.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Domestic dispute leads to shooting
A 74-year-old Forest woman was listed in stable condition in a Jackson hospital after being shot at a Union residence while trying to collect payment for a cell phone bill from a man in a domestic dispute, the authorities said.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Truck accident
A Ford F-150 pickup truck ran off the side of the road and into a wooded area at county Roads 610 and 614 on Saturday afternoon.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Choctaws say Golden Moon will re-open soon as full casino
Refinancing an existing $70 million loan and access to an additional $75 million will allow the Golden Moon to re-open soon as a full-time casino, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians officials said last week as documents were signed during a formal ceremony at Pearl River.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Grand jury to hear stabbing death case
A case involving the stabbing death of a woman last week will be heard by a grand jury later this year, the authorities said.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Airport faces shortfall due to economy
Facing a downturn in fuel revenues, the Philadelphia Municipal Airport budget was bumped up by $2,000 a month to help cover utilities and maintenance.

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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Exciting 65th edition begins with pageant
Twelve young ladies will compete tonight for the coveted title of Choctaw Indian Princess 2014-15 as the 65th annual Choctaw Indian Fair officially gets underway for four exciting days.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
McDaniel camp canvases ballots
In a first step toward challenging the U.S. Senate election, Chris McDaniel representatives were in all 82 counties this week canvassing ballots and looking for irregularities.
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Wednesday, July 9, 2014
Domestic dispute leads to stabbing death, authorities said
A domestic dispute apparently led to the stabbing death of a Philadelphia woman at a mobile home off county Road 545 about 10 a.m. Thursday, Sheriff's Investigator Kevin Basinger confirmed.
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
One dead after stabbing
A person has been pronounced death after being stabbed at a mobile home off county Road 545, Sheriff's Investigator Ralph Sciple confirmed.
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Thursday, July 3, 2014
Section of Pecan Avenue closed due to construction
A small section of Pecan Avenue has been closed do to construction.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Stallo
The Mount Ary Baptist Church had a very distinguished guest on Sunday, the Rev. Lamar Taylor. Rev. Taylor is the Vice Moderator of the Mount Olive District. He is an associate minister of the Union Chapel Baptist Church of Louisville. His message was informative as well as spiritual.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Of Local Interest

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
City schools to change 'Tornado Time' due to schedule conflicts
Philadelphia Middle and High schools will have students setting alarm clocks a few minutes earlier next year. Changes in scheduling have led to Tornado Time being moved to before first period.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
County Jail Docket

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Fire Reports

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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Police investigating three burglaries at businesses
A series of burglaries last week where an undisclosed amount of money was taken remain under investigation by Philadelphia Police.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Ward 1 alderman charged with DUI refusal Saturday
A Philadelphia alderman was arrested over the weekend and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, first offense, refusal.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Truck fire
Philadelphia firefighter Jonathan Moore battles a fully-involved truck fire on Holland Avenue around 7:45 p.m. Sunday, June 29.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Two 'stable' after one-vehicle rollover
Two men remain in stable condition after being airlifted Friday night to two separate hospitals following a major rollover and entrapment on county Road 608 in the Longino community, the authorities said.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
County supplies Cochran with 400 additional votes
The long and bitter Republican primary fight between Sen. Thad Cochran and his Tea Party challenger descended into accusations and countercharges over voter fraud Friday, with the defeated candidate, state Sen. Chris McDaniel, making clear he would not accept the results anytime soon.
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014


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