Face mask order issued again
Neshoba is among nine counties requiring face masks and limiting social gatherings in an effort to combat a surge in COVID-19 cases, Gov. Tate Reeves announced Monday.
Speakers to talk faith, recovery
“The Gospel Through Recovery,” an event hosted by The River, a nonprofit Christian recovery organization, will be taking place on Friday, Oct. 23 and Saturday, Oct. 24 from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., each evening.
Tribe receives EPA grant
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) recently presented a check to Tribal Chief Cyrus Ben on behalf of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ Environmental Protection program.
Big ceremony for Ellis set next week
A “topping off” celebration for the newly renovated Ellis Theater, and centerpiece of Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music, will be held at 10:00 a.m. in downtown Philadelphia on Wednesday, Oct. 28.
New face mask order in Neshoba
Neshoba is among a handful of Mississippi counties where enhanced COVID-19 orders for social distancing have gone back into effect.
The governor announced additional targeted measures Monday …
Vote could prevent clerk’s pay
The mayor and Philadelphia aldermen remained bitterly divided over the employment status of a municipal court clerk who was terminated in August by a majority vote as they continue to await a ruling by the state Attorney General.
Supervisor Cumberland recovering at UAB
Moments after escorting his daughter Anna as Neshoba Central’s Homecoming Queen Thursday night, District 2 Supervisor Kevin Cumberland collapsed at dinner with an emergency room physician and nurse present at the table and an automated external defibrillator nearby, his wife said.
School nurse dream job for Pope
Tabitha Pope is taking on a new challenge as the school nurse at Philadelphia Elementary School during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Grand Ole Opry back in person
Neshoba County native Marty Stuart and wife Connie Smith on stage at the Grand Ole Opry moments after the last virtual broadcast Sept. 26.
NCHS homecoming queen crowned
Neshoba Central Principal Jason Gentry crowns Anna Cumberland, daughter of Kevin and Shebia Cumberland, 2020 Homecoming Queen.
County Jail Docket
• Christopher Bagwell, 45, driving under influence – 3rd offense (felony), expired drivers license
County Jail Docket
• Haylin Anderson, 18, of 1863 Will Brown Road Conehatta, MS, possession of marijauna in a motor vehicle, child endangerment
Teenager pleads guilty to rape
A teenager pleaded guilty to two counts of sexual battery and one count of statutory rape in Neshoba County Circuit Court last week.