Race on to fund four-lane

Local legislators are hopeful the final phase of the Highway 19 four-laning project will be fully funded as the 2023 session of the Mississippi Legislature winds down.

Great Neshoba Cleanup event coming in April

Kevin Baysinger has finally seen enough trash along Neshoba County roadways and is doing something about it by organizing the Great Neshoba Cleanup every Saturday in April.

Children focus of Wesley here

The new Wesley House in Philadelphia will be officially open to the public on March 16 to prevent children and law enforcement officials from having to travel all the way to the Wesley House in Meridian. 

Governor tours the Ellis

Gov. Tate Reeves mentioned more than once during his tour of the newly-renovated historic Ellis Theatre last Tuesday how impressed he was and the huge impact the work will have on economic development. 

Brantley retiring as Neshoba superintendent

Dr. Lundy Brantley, who led the Neshoba County School District to an “A” accountability grade last year that district officials have called “historic,” announced his retirement Friday as superintendent of education.

John F. Burt, 97, leaves big legacy behind

John Fulton Burt, 97, known affectionately as Papa John, was remembered Thursday as a loving father and grandfather and a man who left his mark on his community with his good deeds, his kind heart and Godly example.

Film crew shoots for 3 days on documentary

A California film company was in Philadelphia for three days last week, working on a documentary film about one of the Civil Rights activist leaders of the early 1960s who worked in Mississippi and Alabama.

MEC Roadshow coming to Philadelphia Tuesday

The Mississippi Economic Council is bringing its Roadshow to Philadelphia and the historic Ellis Theatre next week.

Traffic stop nabs four drug suspects

Four adults were arrested and charged with drug trafficking after they were found with 36 grams of meth in a vehicle earlier this month, authorities said.

Brantley announces retirement

Neshoba County Schools Superintendent Dr. Lundy Brantley announced his retirement Friday and will enter the private sector, school officials say.

Ben seeking second term as Tribal Chief

Choctaw Indian Chief Cyrus Ben says he plans to continue building upon the Tribe’s achievements in his first term as he announced his intention this week to run for a second term. 

HARDY rocks the Ellis

Jake Myers, 12, gets his hat autographed by HARDY last Wednesday. 

Infant with half a heart seen as a miracle

Princess Ru’ Emi Foster is seen as a living miracle by her family since she was born months ago with only half a heart. 

Bond denied in domestic murder case

A Neshoba County woman was denied bond following her arrest in connection with the shooting death of her boyfriend last week, the authorities said.

Deputies make roundup over the weekend

Two Union brothers arrested with a car full of guns were among those rounded up during a “saturation detail” over the weekend by the Nehsoba County Sheriff’s Office.

The Philadelphia-Neshoba County (PNC) Arts Council is bringing the story of a young girl finding herself through a caring mentor to the Ellis stage later this week with “Matilda.” 

City sales tax continue to increase

The city of Philadelphia continues to see an increase in its sales tax collections, according to figures from the Mississippi Department of Revenue.

County jail docket

• Roger L. Bankhead, 39, of 10920 Rd 737, Failure to Appear, Tamper with Evidence

The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated Tree Planting Week with third grade students in local schools this February. 

Maggie Taylor said the Distinguished Young Woman competition was a fun experience that took a ton of preparation, and she is looking forward to making new friends at the state competition in July. 

« Prev | 1 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 49 | Next »
Currently viewing stories posted within the past 365 days.
For all older stories, please use our advanced search.

Powered by Creative Circle Media Solutions