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Man arrested at casinos

An Okalona man is in custody after he stole fuel, catalytic converters and a number of tools from at least three vehicles in one of the casino parking lots on Thursday, Sheriff Eric Calrk said. Douglas Kimble, 47, of 299 Hawkins Street, Okalona was arrested and charged with grand larceny...
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Rape, DUIs, and Petit Larceny in Neshoba Arrests

CODY EUBANK, 21, of Mount Olive, Petit Larceny, NCSO. Bond $1,000. MARIKA GATES, 38, of Houston, MS, Public Drunk, NCSO. Bond $600. NATALIE K GIBSON, 40, of Jackson, DUI – 2nd, NCSO. Bond $2,500. JOHN DAVID GOODIN, 48, of Philadelphia, DUI – Other Substance, NCSO. Bond $1,500. ALEX...
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A Suspicious Vehicle and People in Neshoba

1:36 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were sent to a warehouse alarm activation on Hospital Road. 8:28 a.m. – Neshoba Deputies were asked to assist a motorist with a disabled vehicle on Road 121. 10:40 a.m. – Neshoba Deputies were sent to perform a welfare check on a couple...
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Child Neglect and Many Possession Charges in Neshoba County

NORMA JEAN AINSWORTH, 49, of Noxapater, Possession of a Controlled Substance, NCSO. Bond DENIED. MARTHA M ANDING, 67, of Union, Possession of a Controlled Substance, NCSO. Bond DENIED. ROGER L BANKHEAD, 38, of Philadelphia, Possession of Marijuana, Hold for Other Agency, NCSO. Bond $0, $0. MICHAEL DAVID BARBER, 48, of...
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An Intoxicated Female and a Sneaky Snake in Neshoba

2:49 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were sent to check out the report of an intoxicated female walking in the street on Valley View Drive. 4:08 p.m. – Neshoba Deputies responded to the report of a suspicious male walking in the road on Road 610. 8:04 p.m. – Philadelphia...
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Sheriff investigating burglaries in the Edinburg area

A rash of burglaries reported late last week on Blackjack Road coming into the county from Edinburg are being investigated, the authorities said. Neshoba County Sheriff Eric Clark said one mobile home and three vehicles were hit along that road. Clark said they were believed to occur overnight on Thursday, June 16, and were reported on Friday, June 17.
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Officers heading to schools

The Neshoba County Sheriff’s Department reached an interlocal agreement with the Neshoba County School District to provide up to three resource officers during the upcoming school year. This matter was approved by the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors Monday. The school district will pay the sheriff’s department $55,000 per...
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Fielder signs with Pearl River CC

Neshoba Central’s Hama’ya Fielder signed with Pearl River Community College to continue her education and her basketball career. Hama’ya was a member of the 2022 MHSAA 5A State Champions. She is a 2022 graduate of Neshoba Central High School. She is the daughter of Ricardo and Elaina...
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Culberson named 2022 Miss Black Neshoba County

Samiyah Culberson was crowned the 2022 Miss Black Neshoba County Saturday before a standing room only crowd at the Westside Community Center. Six contestants competed in the pageant categories of Talent, African Attire and Evening Gown. Special guests in attendance included the Mayor James Young, Ward 4 Alderman Shaun Seales, and the 2021 Choctaw Indian Princess, Shemah Crosby.
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Guest, Casssidy square off Tuesday

Voters will return to the polls on Tuesday for a Republican run-off election in Mississippi’s Third House Congressional District. Incumbent Michael Guest is facing off against Michael Cassidy. Guest narrowly won Neshoba County on June 7 with 827 votes to Cassidy’s 823 votes. A third candidate, Thomas Griffin, received 94 of Neshoba County’s votes.
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Martin recalls time in D.C. as Senate Page

Neshoba County Teenage Republicans Chairman Ty Martin said being on the Senate floor every day and working as a Senator Page in Washington, D.C., was an honor. On top of his time in D.C., where he met Senators such as Cory Booker and Roger Wicker, Martin also received an Outstanding Academic Achievement award in his Physics class under Dr. Ashley Johnson.
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Mt. Zion Memorial

The 58th Commemorative Memorial Service remembering three young men murdered in Neshoba County on June 21, 1964, by the Ku Klux Klan because they were in Mississippi registering blacks to vote was held on Sunday at the Mt. Zion United Methodist Church that the Klan burned on June 16, 1964, to lure to civil rights workers to Neshoba County from their headquarters in Meridian.
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Just Among Friends

A beautiful baby girl, Harper Reese, made her debut on June 13, weighing 6 pounds and 9 ounces of pure sweetness! She is the daughter of Kyle and Cheyenne Henderson. Her paternal grandmother is Tracy Donald Armstrong who is part of the loving circle that surrounds Harper. Harper and I...
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Union man charged with rape of girl

A Union man has been arrested and charged in connection with the rape of a 17-year-old Scott County girl reported missing in March, Sheriff Eric Clark said. Alex Harrell, 46, of 10550 Road 115, Union, has been arrested and charged with the rape. Clark said Harrell has been denied bond...
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Gas Prices In Leake And Neshoba Move Closer To State Average

The average gas price in Neshoba County has dropped almost four cents since Tuesday and Leake County has seen a smaller decrease as both counties fall in line with what gas is selling for in other parts of Mississippi. AAA says, in Leake County, the average price of $4.48 is only a penny higher than the statewide average and in Neshoba County, it’s about three cents higher at $4.50. But the auto club says gas in Attala County is still averaging $4.66– no change from Tuesday– and the county remains one of the most expensive places in the state to fill up your car.
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Breaking and Entering and Trespassing in Neshoba

7:02 a.m. – Philadelphia Police responded to a breaking and entering of a vehicle at Lowe’s on Road 2610. 7:56 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were sent to a disturbance on Davis Street. 9:36 a.m. – Neshoba Deputies were sent to a trespassing call on Road 428.
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Willie Charles Smith

Funeral service for Mr. Willie Charles Smith was held 11 AM Tuesday, June 21, 2022, at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John E. Stephens and Rev. Larry McMillan officiating. Interment was in Beatline Cemetery. Visitation was 5-8 PM Monday, June 20, 2022, at John E. Stephens Chapel. Mr. Smith,...
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A Day of Disturbances in Neshoba

1:26 a.m. – Neshoba Deputies responded to an unknown disturbance when a resident on Columbus Ave. reported hearing a female screaming. 9:00 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were sent to a reported hit and run accident on Carver Avenue. 11:49 a.m. – Philadelphia Policer received a call reporting an...
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Grand Larceny and Drug Trafficking in Neshoba Arrests

ROBERT HICKMAN, 35, of Philadelphia, Felony Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Firearm by Convicted Felon, Contempt of Court, No Insurance, Careless Driving, Suspended Driver’s License, NCSO. Bond $12,500, $12,500, $0, $800, $400, $800. SHAWNATE KEONA HOPKINS, 24, of Carthage, DUI – 1st, NCSO. Bond $1,500. KRISTEL...
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