Luckett named Juco pitcher of the week

Philadelphia High School graduate Nia Luckett, now a member of the Jones College softball team, has been named the MACCC Pitcher of the Week.

Tucker bridge construction continuing

Work on a $11.7 million two-lane bridge replacement project at Tucker which began last May is scheduled to be completed by the fall.

Mayor Young 'took nothing for granted' winning Dem nomination

Three-term Philadelphia Mayor James A. Young says he is thankful he won't have to mount a runoff campaign in the Democrat Primary.

Heritage wins Leake series

The Heritage Patriots won two of three games from Leake Academy last week in prep baseball action.

Lady Rockets pound out a victory The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets pounded out 15 hits as they rolled over Enterprise 14-2 last week in fast-pitch softball action.
Warriors take 2 wins from Leake Central The Choctaw Central baseball team picked up two Region 4-4A victories over Leake Central last week.
Arthur C. Sharpe Services for Arthur C. Sharpe will be Wednesday, April 7, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral home.  Visitation will begin at 1:00 p.m. until time of service.  Burial will follow in Eastlawn Cemetery. 
Willie T. Holmes Graveside services for Willie T. Holmes were held Monday, April 5, 2021 at 11 a.m. from Herbert Cemetery with Bro. Hal Selby officiating.  McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Francis Floyd Cain Graveside service for Mr. Francis Floyd Cain will be held at 6 PM Saturday, April 10, 2021 at Mt. Olive Cemetery in the Stephenstown Community.
3 arrests made in motel murder A third suspect charged with capital murder in the death of Desmond Davis has been captured, Philadelphia Police said Saturday night.
Mayor Young wins Democrat nomination handily Incumbent Philadelphia Mayor James A. Young has won the Democrat Party nomination with 53.3% of the vote to seek a fourth term and will face Republican Leo E. Renaldo in the June 8  general election.
Man wanted for allegedly stealing cellphone A man who allegedly stole a cellphone from a convenience store over the weekend is being sought by Philadelphia Police.
19 widening starts into town As work got underway Monday four-laning a 4.52-mile stretch of Highway 19 from Tucker into town, local and state officials gathered Tuesday for an official groundbreaking ceremony on the $35.6-million project before a joyful and very pleased crowd.
Supes bid Sheriff’s body cameras Body camera for Neshoba County Sheriff’s deputies will be bid by the Board of Supervisors rather than taking Sheriff Eric Clark’s sole-source proposal.
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Ronald Reagan's 1980 Neshoba County Fair speech

I think you all know without my saying it that Nancy and I have never seen anything like this, because there isn't anything like this any place on earth.

BUCHANAN/Fight Russia or China?

Last Monday, in a single six-hour period, NATO launched 10 air intercepts to shadow six separate groups of Russian bombers and fighters over the Arctic, North Atlantic, North Sea, Black Sea and Baltic Sea. 

LOWRY/Wokeness worse than the Russians

Why do the Russians need to bother spreading disinformation when our own domestic sources do a much better job at it?


Jenkins enjoys cooking Southern staples

Anne Smith Jenkins, the fifth child of 14, grew up in the Plattsburg community near Noxapater and can remember her mother making fresh biscuits in the mornings.

Just Among Friends

Tyler Jordan Greer is looking forward to a spectacular summer surrounded by talented musicians from all over the world. He will also have the opportunity to be coached by a world-class faculty, and study under Dr. Josh Bynum from the University of Georgia.  

Sonya Denise Young to wed Edward Salisbury this Fall

Sonya Denise Young of Philadelphia, Mississippi, is to be married to Joseph Edward Salisbury of Bradenton, Florida at Ely Mills, Gatlinburg, Tennessee in the fall.  


Patty Sue Williams of Philadelphia was elected 1941-42 President of the Women’s Student Government Association at the University of Mississippi. A junior in the School of Commerce and Business Administration and retiring secretary of the association, she defeated Catherine Winn of Laurel 178 to 148 votes. She will succeed Norma Shuford of Batesville as President.   

BIBLE SELECTION/2 Corinthians 5:14-15 For the love of Christ controls us, because we have concluded this: that one has died for all, therefore all have died; and he died for all, that those who live might no longer live for themselves but for him who for their sake died and was raised.
Free forgiveness in Christ/MATTHEW 27:45-46 In these verses we see the death of Jesus. Jesus was and is the Son of God, so this is a mysterious event, but it is the heart of the Christian faith. The cross of Christ is simple, yet the most …
Millions in COVID cash coming Neshoba County will receive $5.6 million and the city of Philadelphia $1.6 million in the federal government’s $1.9 trillion federal American Rescue Act passed last month by Congress to help local governmenments recover from the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sunrise Easter Service The First United Methodist Church gathered for a Sunrise Service Easter Sunday morning outside the church on Main Street as Christians celebrated the Resurrection of Christ.
2 legislative bills to benefit Tribe Two bills passed in the 2021 Mississippi Legislature will benefit the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians (MBCI).
Alleged car burglar remains behind bars The man charged in a downtown auto burglary last month is the same man accused of taking a rifle from an MBI agent’s vehicle during a revival at The First Baptist Church in November.
Branning against bill that would expand the possibility of parole JACKSON — A bill that would make more inmates eligible for the possibility of parole is before the governor, but state Sen. Jenifer Branning has her doubts about the measure being signed.
County jail docket • Teri Anderson, 31, of 791 New Houseing Rd, Carthage; failure to appear
Sanders elated after scoring first college goal Clayton Sanders said scoring a goal during his first college soccer game with the Owls at The W on March 1 against Birmingham-Southern College was nothing other than shocking. 
Neshoba General hosting drive-thu vaccinations on Thursday An additional allotment of COVID-19 vaccines has been received by Neshoba General and will administered in a drive-through fashion onsite at the Neshoba General Nursing Home  on Thursday, April 8.
Legislature earmarks $1 million to repair lagoon Local legislators have been able to secure $1 million in state bond monies to repair a city sewage lagoon.
Official groundbreaking held for Highway 19 four-laning An official groundbreaking ceremony was held Tuesday for the $35.6-million Highway 19 four-laning from Tucker into town.
City voters go to the polls Tuesday Voters go to the polls Tuesday (April 6) to cast ballots in municipal primaries in several contested races that won’t be settled until the June 8 general election.

EDITORIAL/Public safety vs. early parole

Habitual offender Robert Leon Jackson had been out of prison for seven months on the state’s Earned Release Supervision Program when he murdered clerk Megan Staats and customer Jeremy Apperson at the CEFCO convenience store here on Highway 16 west in August 2018.


Christ has been raised!

In Colossians 3:1-3, the apostle Paul writes: “If you then have been raised with Christ, seek the things that are above, where Christ is seated at the right hand of God. Set your mind on things that are above, not on things that are on earth. For you have died, and your life is hidden with Christ in God.”

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