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home : news August 28, 2015 

Branning wins Senate race
Jenifer Branning
Jenifer Branning
Jenifer Branning, a Philadelphia attorney, won the District 18 Senate race Tuesday with 62 percent of the vote in Neshoba, Winston and Leake counties.
Wednesday, August 26, 2015

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Chief Anderson wins second term with 55% of votes
Chief Phyliss J. Anderson was re-elected Tuesday with 55 percent of the vote, defeating former chief Beasley Denson in complete but uncertified votes.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Two incumbent supervisors defeated
Two incumbent supervisors were defeated in the Republican runoff election on Tuesday in complete but uncertified returns.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
OF LOCAL INTEREST
House of Hope Accepting

Donations

The House of Hope needs donations for its second safe house. Any kind of items are greatly appreciated such as clothes, furniture, household items, etc. Please deliver them to Crystal River in Eastgate Plaza and Thrifty Nickel or call 601-575-4446.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Museum Memories
During the fierce fighting in Northern France in late 1944, Neshoba County automatic rifleman Private Seibert Clifton Killen, Company B, Ninth Infantry "Ole Reliable" Division, became one of the thousands of Allied casualties in the Battle of Brest, France, August 25, 1944.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET
County jail docket as of Monday, August 24, 2015:
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
How to control, manage squirrels on your property
Squirrels look cute and cuddly, but anyone who tries to feed birds knows they can be persistent thieves at the bird feeder.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Court reporters to see salaries rise over three-year period in 8th District
As the deadline looms for approval a budget for fiscal 2016, the Board of Supervisors on Monday approved significant pay increases for Eighth Circuit Court District reporters by order of the judges and also renewed the county's employee healthcare plan.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Union man charged in June burglary
A Union man was charged Monday in connection with a mid-June burglary of a storage room at a house in the Beatline community.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
School Board hires consultant to assist with final design plans
Remodeling the band hall and more specific plans for a new cafeteria were among items discussed during Thursday's meeting of the Neshoba County School Board after voters earlier this month approved a $14 million bond issue.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
INCIDENT REPORTS
• Checks and a debit card were reported stolen on Aug. 17 from a residence on Crockett Avenue. The debit card was used out of state and two checks were cashed.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Blanks receives prestigious award at Denver art show
A Philadelphia native who transplanted to Colorado is getting his art career rolling after receiving a prestigious award at a Denver art show.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
City proposes $7.3M general fund budget
A proposed $7.3 million 2016 city budget is being considered by the Philadelphia Mayor and Board of Aldermen, which projects an estimated $40,953 in revenues over expenditures.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
AlphaGen's jobs deal extended
A 2010 agreement between manufacturer AlphaGen and the Mississippi Development Authority to create 200 jobs in exchange for $1 million to go toward renovations will be extended until Nov. 30 after the company announced a partnership with a sister company.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
3 races too close to call
Two supervisor races and the race for Justice Court Judge, Place 2 were too close to call Tuesday night as the affidavit ballots were to be counted this morning beginning at 10 a.m.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Anderson apparently wins 2nd term
Chief Phyliss J. Anderson was apparently re-elected Tuesday, defeating former chief Beasley Denson with 54 percent of the vote.
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Wednesday, August 26, 2015
Neshoba General stresses importance of vaccinations, immunizations
There are many things we want to pass on to our loved ones - illness is not one of them.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club hosts annual fundraiser
The Boys and Girls Club of East Mississippi hosted its annual fundraiser, "Celebration of Excellence," on Aug. 4 at the Tommy Dulaney Center across from Meridian Community College. As the Boys and Girls Club of Neshoba County recently merged with the East Mississippi club, Neshoba was able to piggyback on this event to do some fundraising of their own. Several donors/supporters and board members from Neshoba attended this celebration.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Museum Memories
While home on military leave during World War II, Neshoba County pilot, Captain Otha Delman Dickinson, informed the Exchange Club of Philadelphia of his experiences and his assessment of the conditions on the Italian island of Sardinia. Captain Dickinson's B-26 Marauder Bombardment Squadron, 320th Bombardment Group, used a recently captured Sardinian airfield to fly their missions against communication lines, railroads, infantry concentrations, and other vital targets on the German defenses in Central and Northern Italy.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
OF LOCAL INTEREST
House of Hope Accepting

donations

The House of Hope needs donations for its second safe house. Any kind of items are greatly appreciated such as clothes, furniture, household items, etc. Please deliver them to Crystal River in Eastgate Plaza and Thrifty Nickel or call 601-575-4446.
(No Comments)

Wednesday, August 19, 2015
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET
County jail docket as of Monday, August 17, 2015:
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Philadelphia gets $25,000 matching grant for airport terminal
A $25,000 matching grant was awarded for the Philadelphia Municipal Airport to help fund construction of a new terminal building.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Affidavits won't affect bond passage
A small number of affidavit ballots have yet to be counted in last week's $14 million school bond election though Circuit Clerk Patti Duncan Lee said there were not enough to affect its passage with 62.73 percent of the vote.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Stacy Pair named coordinator of state Main Street Association
A former Philadelphia Main Street director has been named coordinator for the Mississippi Main Street Association.

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Multiple charges filed against man after chase
A Philadelphia man faces multiple charges after leading city and county authorities on a cross-town chase which ended in a ditch on Barrier Avenue Friday night.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
LETTER TO THE EDITOR/Parent voices support for new football stadium

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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Allie Burt spends summer studying overseas as MUW honor student
For many Neshoba countians Edinburg is a small town just across the county line, but for one young lady it was her home an ocean away for a month.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Nanih Waiya Day
Choctaw Social Dancers entertain during Nanih Waiya Day Friday,
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Anderson, Denson on ballot for Chief
Tribal voters will return to the polls Tuesday to elect a Chief, choosing between incumbent Phyliss J. Anderson and challenger Beasley Denson.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Assessed value drops slightly countywide
Neshoba County's assessed value dropped just over five-tenths of a percentage point in 2014, a factor supervisors are considering as they work to adopt a fiscal 2016 budget before Sept. 30.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015
Two supes races on ballot
Republican voters in Districts 3 and 4 will cast ballots for supervisors in party runoffs Tuesday with one race being decided and another nominee facing opposition in the general election in November.
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Wednesday, August 19, 2015


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