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Philadelphia trio charged with attempted murder in shooting that injured five where nearly 100 shots fired

Philadelphia authorities have identified and charged three of six suspects allegedly involved in a shooting that injured five people that saw nearly 100 shots fired near a recreation center. Authorities identified the suspects as Tahmir Pinckney, 24, Marlon Spurell and Azyear Sutton-Walker, both 22. They face attempted murder, aggravated assault,...
PHILADELPHIA, MS
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Several Disturbances in Neshoba

9:02 a.m. – Philadelphia Police were called to Lonnie’s Transmission on Hwy. 15 for an unknown disturbance. 10:03 a.m. – Philadelphia Police responded to a two-vehicle accident with no reported injuries on E Main Street. 3:18 p.m. – Neshoba Deputies were made aware of a reckless driver...
PHILADELPHIA, MS
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Felony DUI, Felony Possession, and Felony Pursuit in Neshoba

WAYNE GUIDRY, 46, of New Orleans, LA, Possession of a Controlled Substance, Disorderly Conduct, Possession of Paraphernalia, NCSO. Bond $0, $600, $600. JUSTIN KEVIN HAYDEN, 34, of Gardendale, AL, Felony Pursuit, NCSO. Bond $10,000. KELONDA JORDAN, 32, of Philadelphia, Disorderly Conduct, Resisting Arrest, Simple Assault on a Police Officer, Contempt...
NESHOBA COUNTY, MS
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Woman faces 7 years for escapes

A Union woman who was charged twice with escape from the Neshoba County Jail, faces seven years in prison after she pleaded guilty to those and three other charges last month in Circuit Court. The woman, Candace Lynn Barton, 32, 10481 County Road 244, Union, escaped from the jail at...
NESHOBA COUNTY, MS
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Several Reports of Disturbances in Leake Today

7:19 a.m. – Leake County Deputies responded to a call from a residence on Boyd Road near Waggoner Road reporting a disturbance in progress there. 8:22 a.m. – Carthage Police and Leake Deputies responded to a call from Leake Central Elementary regarding a disagreement between a teacher and a parent.
LEAKE COUNTY, MS
Neshoba Democrat

Stuart, Skaggs, Gaither headlining Ellis

Ricky Skaggs will headline the reopening of the historic Ellis Theater in December as Marty Stuart’s Congress of Country Music gears up for a big opening weekend December 9-12. Three of the opening four shows have been booked, according to Dan Barnard, executive director of the Congress of Country...
PHILADELPHIA, MS
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Diamond Dreams wins $10,000 prize

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK) - There are things that go beyond the world of sports and Diamond Dreams is just that. Neshoba central alumnus Tenly Grisham picked Diamond Dreams for her $1,000 grant after winning the Mississippi softball player of the year award. With that, they were nominated for a $10,000 award, and it was announced that they had won.
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Costs of running county on the rise

No tax increase is expected in Neshoba County for the proposed Fiscal Year 2022-2023 General Fund budget. But, expenditures are expected to be more than what the county takes in during the next fiscal year by around $330,120, officials said. “We have multiple funds,” County Administrator Jeff Mayo said. “But...
NESHOBA COUNTY, MS
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Shoplifting and DUIs in Leake and Attala

TRACY D JENKINS, 48, of Carthage, DUI – Controlled Substance, Careless Driving, CPD. Bond $1,331, $168. JOSEPH B JONES, 36, of Walnut Grove, DUI – 1st, Revoked or Suspended Driver’s License, No Insurance, Bench Warrant – Carthage Municipal Court, LCSO. Bond $1,000, $500, $500, $0. SHAWANDA...
LEAKE COUNTY, MS
Neshoba Democrat

Smith sees cooking as fun, not work

Pam Smith is the type of person who adores cooking and sees it as a pleasure, not a task. Smith, owner of City Limits Seafood & Steaks, has been in the restaurant business since 1991. She grew up around multiple cooks in the family, including her grandmother, mother, and aunt.
PHILADELPHIA, MS
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Tornadoes are ready for a new season even with a tough schedule ahead

PHILADELPHIA, Miss. (WTOK) - The Tornadoes have work to do before week one. Their opening jamboree against _ will put their new team to the test. Phildelphia only has six seniors on their roster but they did not lose a ton of talent from the 2021 season. One guy they did lose was their starting quarterback so that it the biggest job to fill.
PHILADELPHIA, MS
Neshoba Democrat

Kickoff for high school football nears

Area high school football teams have returned to the practice fields as they prepared for the 2022 season. Members of the Mississippi High School Activities Association will participate in jamboree scrimmages this weekend. Neshoba Central will be playing at Northwest Rankin on Friday while Philadelphia High School travels to Ridgeland...
PHILADELPHIA, MS
Neshoba Democrat

McLain to head school’s work-based learning unit

Neshoba Central High School’s new work-based learning program coordinator is a familiar face on campus. Dana McLain will lead the program, which not only benefits Neshoba Central and its students, but business and industry leaders in the community as well. There are approximately 70% of 11th and 12th graders...
NESHOBA COUNTY, MS
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Final list of qualified candidates for 2022 Carthage Municipal Elections

This is a list of candidates who have qualified to run for mayor or aldermen in the 2022 Carthage municipal elections. Mary Ann Vivians (Incumbent) Primary election: Tuesday, Oct. 11. Run-off election: Tuesday, Oct. 18. General election: Tuesday, Nov. 8. For more information, call Carthage City Hall at 601-267-8322.
CARTHAGE, MS
Neshoba Democrat

Brantley honored by ECCC

East Central Community College Board of Trustee member Dr. Lundy Brantley of Philadelphia (left) was recently honored for five years of service to the college’s board. He was presented a plaque by ECCC President Dr. Brent Gregory. Brantley is superintendent of the Neshoba County School District.
PHILADELPHIA, MS
Neshoba Democrat

Barefoot Leake County man busted for burglary by deputies

A Leake County man known to walk around barefoot was arrested and charged in connection with several vehicle break-ins reported at a residence last week near Four Corners in the northwest part of the county, Sheriff Eric Clark said. The man, Richard Scott Swager, 39, of 79 Green Road, Carthage,...
LEAKE COUNTY, MS
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State Tests Show Improvement– Local Schools’ Scores Listed Here

School has just started but the state test scores are in– for last year. And across Mississippi, the numbers are up for all subjects. The highest test scores among the local school districts were in Neshoba County, where 79 per cent of the students tested in the top two levels–proficient or advanced– in history, with 78 per cent in algebra-1 and almost 78 per cent in fifth-grade science.
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