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Tax rolls now open for the public to view

Tax Assessor/Collector Mike Lewis told the Board of Supervisors on Monday that the 2024 land roll is now open for public inspection through Aug. 2.

Hall paints her first mural at Old Mexico

Lake Hall, left, and her best friend, Natalia Euyoque, right, pose in front of Hall's first ever mural painting at Old Mexico Restaurant.
Lake Hall, who has been painting since middle school, recently had the opportunity to paint her first mural at Old Mexico Restaurant.

Chief Ben elected to MDAH board

Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben
Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben, the fifth democratically elected chief of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, has been elected to the board of trustees of the Mississippi Department of Archives and History (MDAH).
Sports
Members of the Northside Park 6U All Star team are, kneeling from left, Arlie Burks, Ty Rounsaville, Hayes Lewis, Max Adkins, & Paistyn Dixon (Back) Russ Fleming, Burkes Breland, Baxter Sellers, Si Boler, Stephen Tullos, Andrew Massey, and Luke White. Coaches are Josh Lewis, Tyler Rounsaville and Trent Adkins.

All Stars selected

Members of the Northside Park 6U All Star team are, kneeling from left, Arlie Burks, Ty Rounsaville, Hayes Lewis, Max Adkins, & Paistyn Dixon (Back) Russ Fleming, Burkes Breland, Baxter Sellers, Si Boler, Stephen Tullos, Andrew Massey, and Luke White. Coaches are Josh Lewis, Tyler Rounsaville and Trent Adkins.

Hole in one

Tim Kennedy recently had a hole in one on hole #13 at the Philadelphia Country Club.

Hardin taking his talents to ECCC

R.B. Hardin, a standout varsity catcher for Neshoba Central, is set to continue his baseball journey at East Central Community College after graduating in May. 
Obituaries
Funeral services for Ms. Lois Marie Crawford were held at 2 PM Tuesday, July 9, 2024, at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens officiating. Interment was in Sandtown Cemetery.
Funeral services for Mr. Mack Willie Jimmie, Jr. will be held at 10 AM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at Pearl River CERF Building with Leonard Jimmie, Jr. officiating. Visitation will begin at 1 PM Tuesday, July 16, 2024 at Pearl River CERF Building.
Funeral services for Ms. Jennie Dee Jackson will be held at 10 AM Wednesday, July 17, 2024 at Pearl River Baptist Church with Bro. Robert Patrick officiating. Interment will be in New Canaan Cemetery.
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• Santana Mercades Agurrie, 28, of 244 W Tucker Cir; contempt of court
A Philadelphia woman was arrested on drug charges after allegedly being caught in an undercover sting, authorities said.
No injuries were reported in a car fire at a Philadelphia convenience store last Friday evening.
No injuries were reported in a house fire on Forest Park Circle last week that resulted in a total loss.
No injuries were reported in a car fire at a Philadelphia convenience store last Friday evening.
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FLASHBACKS

The County Board of Mrs. Carl Martin, chairman of the Sponsoring Committee for the Clean-Up Drive reports that in general, the drive was a success. The Committee wishes to commend those citizens who so willingly and whole-heartedly took part, for their fine work. 

BIBLE SELECTION/Colossians 2:9-10

For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.

THOMAS/The Biden cover-up

US President Joe Biden and Vice President Kamala Harris raise their arms as guests cheer after watching the Independence Day fireworks from the White House in Washington, DC on July 4, 2024. (Photo by Mandel NGAN / AFP) (Photo by MANDEL NGAN/AFP via Getty Images)
Anyone hoping the interview of President Biden by George Stephanopoulos of ABC News would allay fears by growing numbers of Democrats that the president is not mentally fit to serve another four years must be disappointed.
Features

Reigning Miss NCF loves to cook

Miss Neshoba County Fair Hattie Hicks
Hattie Hicks has fond memories of her childhood, watching her mom whip up homemade macaroni and cheese and chicken pesto pasta, often lending a helping hand whenever she could.

Just Among Friends

A flash of brilliant pink hovered over the Perry's fair cabin last Wednesday. It was a flock of vivid pink flamingos that had flown in, especially for Evelyn's bridge luncheon.

Travels to Australia

Members selected were Sara Beth Savell, Lakynn Pickett, Avery Kate Holland, Aliyah Perez, and Emily Doss. Neshoba Central alumni and faculty for this group are Daniel Wade, Ashley Wade, Haley Bays, Mason Williams, and Courtney Wells.
Members of the Neshoba Central Big Blue Band traveled to Australia in June to compete in the Lions Club Parade of Nations. 
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FLASHBACKS

The County Board of Supervisors began their July session Tuesday, first taking up and disposing with routine matters before the Board. In addition to the approval of the reports of the several county officers, Clayton Lewis and A. E. Dees were appointed to inspect certain lieu lands situated in Hancock County. 

GETTING THE MESSAGE/Christ’s victory over death

.Revelation chapter 5 is a vision of the exaltation and coronation of the Lord Jesus Christ after his victory over the world and the devil by his death.

EDITORIAL/We hold these truths...

We remember our independence with these excerpts from the Declaration of Independence, July 4, 1776: When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the …
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A shed fire was reported in the backyard of a Coleman Street residence Sunday early Sunday morning.
In the aftermath of the attempted assassination of former president Donald Trump, Lincoln’s words, uttered during the horrific Civil War, can be a healing balm if only politicians, the media and activists who have promoted heated rhetoric and division would embrace them. It’s going to take leadership from both parties for it to happen.
ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Bryce Crawford Smith, the grandson of Gloria Williamson and the late Edward Williamson of Philadelphia and a graduate of Brookhaven High School, was inducted into the Naval Academy Class of 2028 on June 27, marking the beginning of six challenging weeks of basic midshipman training during Plebe Summer. 
• Santana Mercades Agurrie, 28, of 244 W Tucker Cir; contempt of court
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Gipson Cleaners will re-open as Beacon Street Cleaners, it was announced this week.
There were apparently no injuries in a car fire Friday at Main Street Junction.
Holidays can bring something special out of a small town, and that’s exactly what happened last Thursday as residents of Poplar Avenue and neighboring streets gathered at Tony and Gwen Alexander’s home to celebrate the 4th of July.
A Walnut Grove man has been arrested and charged with breaking into a vehicle and a house on Road 369 near Dixon on Independence Day.
C Spire is rapidly expanding its 20,000-mile fiber infrastructure to bring high-speed internet to 11 neighborhoods in Philadelphia. 
A Brandon contractor has been arrested and charged with defrauding a Neshoba County man out of about $10,000 over a generator installation.
Marlee Washington, the Distinguished Young Woman of Neshoba County, will be among 29 Mississippi high school seniors competing for more than $35,000 in college scholarships at the 2025 Distinguished Young Women of Mississippi Program. 
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BIBLE SELECTION/Colossians 2:9-10

For in him the whole fullness of deity dwells bodily, and you have been filled in him, who is the head of all rule and authority.
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THOMAS/Biden knows right from wrong?

RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA - JUNE 28: U.S. President Joe Biden and First Lady Jill Biden, with
At a rally in Raleigh, North Carolina, following his universally criticized debate performance, President Biden attempted to draw a distinction between himself and Donald Trump: “ I know how to tell the truth. I know right from wrong.”

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