Science fair winners

Tucker Elementary School had 15 students who competed in the Regional Science Fair that was held virtually by Mississippi State University in Starkville.

Crisis Pregnancy Center preps for annual fundraiser at restaurants

The Crisis Pregnancy Center’s annual fundraiser comes at a different time this go around but they haven’t missed a year.

Supervisors purchase new $50K radio system for sheriff

The Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department will be going to the MSWIN radio system that Sheriff Eric Clark said will vastly improve communications.

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COMPLIMENTARY ACCESS
Sports
Ichabods, Wonderboys, Thunderbirds, Quakers and Catamounts keep a dull sports mind sharp

If my kids had ever taken me to school for show and tell, there is no doubt what talent they would have asked me to display before their classmates.

Rockets enter state baseball playoffs The Neshoba Central baseball team will enter the Mississippi High School Activities Association Class 5A state playoffs this week when they take on Center Hill.
Lady Rockets advance to North State in playoffs The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets have advanced to the Class 5A North State finals with playoff sweeps over Center Hill and Grenada.
Obituaries
Robert L. Rogers Robert L Rogers passed away on May 2, 2021 at Anderson Hospital in Meridian at age 80. He was born on August 9, 1940 in Neshoba County as the only child of Floyd and Mattie Rogers.
Marilyn Teresa Peebles Funeral service for Ms. Marilyn Teresa Peebles was held 10 AM Saturday, May 1, 2021 at John E.
Joseph Ceal Tucker Funeral service for Mr. Joseph Ceal Tucker was held 3 PM Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Remus Baptist Church with Bro. Eddie Pilgrims officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery. Visitation was 2-3 PM Saturday, May 1, 2021 at Remus Baptist Church. John E. Stephens Chapel in charge.
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Man charged in hit-and-run that killed 2-year-old child A man charged in connection with a hit-and-run that left a 2-year-old child fatally injured on Mississippi 492 near Union on Thursday has bonded out, according to the authorities. 
Man faces meth, marijuana possession charges A Preston man was arrested on felony methamphetamine and marijuana possession charges in the Longino community Thursday evening, the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office said.
Man faces aggravated assault charge in connection to Sunday incident Philadelphia Police have arrested a man wanted on a warrant for aggravated assault in connection with an incident reported Sunday at a local motel.
Man arrested for alleged April assault at Western Motel A man who allegedly assaulted another man at a Philadelphia motel last week has been arrested.
Governor lifts most COVID restrictions as infections fall As more people are getting vaccinated and COVID-19 infection and death rates fall, Mississippi Gov. Tate Reeves last Friday erased most restrictions he had set to try to slow the spread of the coronavirus.
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Editorials

EDITORIAL/The racism problem

Sen. Tim Scott, a black conservative from South Carolina whose family in one lifetime went from picking cotton to the United States Senate,

‘I’m Senator Tim Scott’

Good evening. I’m Senator Tim Scott from the great state of South Carolina.

FLASHBACKS

Mr. P.E. Walker has accepted a road position with The Cole Bros. Co., wholesale grocers of Philadelphia. He will succeed Mr. Clyde Everett. Mr. Walker, wife, and daughter, will move here from Morton. 

Features

Cooking is a family affair for the Kings

Brittany Lovern King is a small business owner who does pageant makeup and hair. In high school, Lovern would always braid hair.

Just Among Friends

A precious baby girl was welcomed with much love and rejoicing by Keenan and Katy Kinard of Birmingham, Ala. The new arrival has been named Kennedy Mary Kinard. She weighed exactly 8 pounds and is ready to go home and meet her big brother, Matthew!

Madalyn Ann-Marie McMahon to wed Taylor Joseph Irby May 15

Madalyn Ann-Marie McMahon and Taylor Joseph Irby announce a May 15, 2021 wedding. The outdoor event will be held at the Irby home in Collinsville at 6:30 o’clock in the evening. 

Editorials
BIBLE SELECTION/Romans 12:12

Rejoice in hope, be patient in tribulation, be constant in prayer.

Stephen is on trial for his life The context of this verse is Stephen on trial for his teaching about the Lord Jesus Christ. He is before the council of Jewish leaders, and witnesses have been brought who have accused Stephen of speaking against the temple and the customs of Moses (verse 14).  The charge is blasphemy, so Stephen is on trial for his life.
BUCHANAN/D.C. statehood power grab “How many legs does a dog have if you call his tail a leg?” asked President Abraham Lincoln, who answered his own question:
MORE NEWS
Work on St. Francis bridge progressing The St. Francis Drive bridge project is moving along and city officials are expecting it will be completed later this month.
Supervisors approve purchase of 2 new ambulances Neshoba County will be getting two new Type III box ambulances after the Board of Supervisors approved the purchases during Monday’s meeting.
Radiology director named ‘Outstanding Student’ Jason Holland of Philadelphia is Mississippi State University-Meridian’s Outstanding Undergraduate Student for the Division of Business for the Spring 2021 semester.
Police cite teen after reckless driving results in loss of electricty at Northside Police have charged a teen in connection with a motor vehicle accident that damaged a transformer box at the Northside Park soccer fields last Thursday afternoon.
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County jail docket • James Harold Barnett III, 29, of 4527 Hwy 39 N C11, Meridian; no drivers license, no insurance, simple possession
Ruthie Nash seeks election as alderman for Ward 4 First I would like to thank God for what he did for me on April 27, with the victory in the primaryRuthie Nash seeks election as alderman for Ward 4
Deputies recover stolen equipment Law enforcement authorities are trying to locate the owners of two pieces of stolen property recovered from residents who said they bought them online.
Neshoba Central students win state technology awards The Neshoba Central High School Chapter of the Mississippi Technology Student Association captured 58 awards in the state TSA competition. They will compete nationally in June. All competitions this year are virtual.
Two Union men face drug charges Sheriff’s deputies arrested two Union men on meth charges Thursday evening in a traffic stop on North Street near Union.
Paschal named ECCC men's soccer head coach Ethan Paschal, a Poplarville native, has been named as the new East Central Community College head coach of the men's soccer program.
Tip leads to wanted man's arrest A Crime Stoppers tip ended a two-month search for a man out on a bench warrant issued in March, Sheriff Eric Clark said.
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BIBLE SELECTION/2 Timothy 3:16-17 (ESV)

All Scripture is breathed out by God and profitable for teaching, for reproof, for correction, and for training in righteousness, that the man of God may be complete, equipped for every good work.

Editorials

BIBLE SELECTION/Romans 14:11

for it is written, “As I live, says the Lord, every knee shall bow to me, and every tongue shall confess to God.”

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