$15.4 million county budget adopted
Supervisors passed a $15.4 million 2021 budget and handled several personnel matters during their Sept. 8 meeting.$15.4 million county budget adopted
Choctaw Indian woman apparently murdered
The body of a missing Choctaw Indian woman who was apparently murdered was found off Road 604 in the New Harmony community just west of Choctaw Monday afternoon, law enforcement and Tribal officials said.
Firefighter aids in hurricane recovery
A Philadelphia firefighter recently spent six days in Louisiana with Mississippi’s Urban Search and Rescue team in the aftermath of Hurricane Laura witnessing “catastrophic” devastation but no loss of life.
County Jail Docket
• Sandy Lane Balderas/Cotton, 42, of 175 Mashula Lane, driving under the influence-1st offense
Event will highlight what Christ is doing with recovery ministry
Brian Hicks struggled with stress from a busy work schedule as a veterinarian, financial strain and marriage problems that led him to alcohol and eventually The River, a Christian addiction recovery ministry downtown that is transforming lives through the love of Christ.
Student cases rise by eight
There have been 30 positive cases of COVID-19 among students throughout Neshoba County and another five faculty and staff impacted, according to data from the Mississippi State Department of Health.
Veto of clerk firing goes to AG
The employment status of a municipal court clerk is awaiting a ruling by the state Attorney General after last Tuesday’s meeting of the Philadelphia Mayor and Board of Aldermen.