3rd arrest made in robbery

All three suspects in an armed robbery investigation in the Linwood community in late May have been arrested, Sheriff Eric Clark said.

Sheriff looking for alleged ATV thief

A county man is wanted in connection with a stolen ATV May 31 off Road 147 near Hope.

Two county bridges have been closed following the state’s bi-annual bridge inspection.

Congratulations to Philadelphia firefihters Randy Savell, Lathan Davis, and Tyler McKee on graduating from the Mississippi Fire Academy.

Program to honor Vietnam veterans June 14

A program to honor Vietnam veterans with a commemorative pin is scheduled for Tuesday morning at the Depot.

County jail docket

• Patrick Barnett, 33, of 10200 Hwy 491 North 3, poss. of controlled substance, disorderly conduct.

Incumbent U.S. Rep. Michael Guest won Neshoba County with about 47.4% of the vote in a tight race in Mississippi’s 3rd Congressional District Republican primary Tuesday that appears headed for a June 28 runoff.

CHOCTAW — Dr. Walt Willis, M.D., has been named Chief Medical Officer (CMO) at the Choctaw Health Center (CHC), it was announced on Monday.

Neshoba countians took time to remember those who made the ultimate sacrifice to defend the nation in war during the annual Memorial Day observance Monday at the Fallen Veterans Monument plaza at Dewitt DeWeese Park.

2 arrested, 1 sought in armed robbery

Two men have been arrested and a third suspect remains at large in connection with an armed robbery on Road 351 near Linwood about two weeks ago.

Wandering 4-year-old returned by police

A four-year-old child found wandering Range Avenue early Saturday morning was returned home by Philadelphia Police.

Republican primary on Tuesday

The Republican Primary for Mississippi’s Third House Congressional District is the only race on the ballot for Tuesday’s primary elections. 

Philadelphia High Class of ’22 graduates

Friends and families of Philadelphia High School’s class of 2022 gathered to celebrate graduation services Thursday at the Neshoba County Coliseum.

Fifty-seven members and guests of the Philadelphia Class of 1972 gathered at the Philadelphia Country Club Saturday night, May 21, 2022, to celebrate their 50-year reunion.

Dr. Christina Wallace said watching her mother work a registered nurse is what sparked her interest in medicine, eventually leading to her becoming the first-ever Choctaw Indian Tribal member to obtain a doctorate in medicine.

County jail docket

• Bobbie Jo Anderson, 31, of 317 Breland Road, failure to appear

County unemployment rate idle for April

The April 2022 unemployment rate in Neshoba County stayed about the same as the previous month, dropping one-tenth of a percentage point to 3.8 percent, according to figures from the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Neshoba alum establishes $1 million endowment

Longtime entrepreneur and philanthropist Dan Davis returned to his hometown Friday night to attend Neshoba Central High School’s commencement where he announced a new foundation with a $1 million scholarship endowment for Neshoba Central graduates. 

Police to switch up service weapons

The Philadelphia Police Department got the go-ahead to change the weapon officers use while on duty last Tuesday during a regular meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen. 

Whitehead to lead city schools

Dr. Shannon Whitehead was introduced to an enthusiastic crowd of parents and stakeholders as the new superintendent of the Philadelphia School District this week. 

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