The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will hold elections on Tuesday for the positions of Tribal Chief and members of the Tribal Council.

Deweese views cooking as hobby

Charlene Deweese’s favorite hobby is cooking, and she enjoys baking sugar cookies to give to friends and fondly remembers her time cooking with her grandmother in the kitchen. 

County jail docket

• Travis Bell, 55, of 128 Odie Jim Rd; driving under the influence-2nd offense

The NAACP is on high alert — a Republican governor, with an unabashedly conservative agenda and some chance of winning, is running for president.

Neshoba County Superintendent of Education Lundy Brantley was honored on his retirement with a reception last week at the Ellis Theater. 

Suspects are being sought in the case of a box trailer stolen from a Philadelphia auction earlier this month that was recovered in Leake County last week, the authorities aid.

Checkpoint results in felony case

A Neshoba County man has been charged with felony drug charges and disorderly conduct after fleeing from deputies at a traffic checkpoint on Black Jack Road early Monday, the authorities said.

Woman given 46 months for conspiracy

JACKSON — A Neshoba County woman was sentenced to 46 months in prison for her role in a conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone and methamphetamine on the Choctaw Indian Reservation, the authorities said.

Neshoba County remembered those who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country during a Memorial Day service at Dewitt DeWeese Park on Monday.

ECCC baseball World Series bound

For the first time in program history, the From school reportsWarrior baseball team of East Central Community College will make the 720-mile trip from Decatur to Enid, Oklahoma for the NJCAA DII World Series.

Beamon focuses on flavoring food

Retired National Guard staff sergeant Macon Beamon said his favorite aspect of cooking, especially while serving his country, was making soldiers and friends feel like they had a good, solid meal. 

Murals being painted downtown

Do you remember that magnificent scene in the original " Wizard of Oz" where Dorothy opens the door of her house after landing in Oz? The landscape completely changes from black and white to the most brilliant color you could ever imagine! 

Woman found in road faces charges

A Hattiesburg woman faces public intoxication and other charges here as well as a stolen vehicle charge in Calhoun County, the authorities said.

No action taken at special meeting

No action was taken during a special called meeting of the Philadelphia Mayor and Board of Aldermen last Thursday at City Hall, officials said.

Woman busted for fraud

A Neshoba County woman is out on bond after she was arrested earlier this month following a food stamp fraud investigation, the authorities said.

Pharmacy appears to be closed

Brown’s Discount Drugs has suddenly closed and no one is answering the telephone.

Pie in the face

Neshoba Central Middle School Principal Jacob Drury gets a pie in the face last week during the school’s annual Pie-in-the-Face event.

Philadelphia’s sales tax collections at record high

The city of Philadelphia set an all-time high for sales tax collections during the month of April, according to the most recent figures from the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

Supervisors add names to ballot

The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors accepted the petitions of three people running for Election Commissioner during their meeting last week.

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