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Don’t Forget Your Voter ID

With primary elections only one week away, it is important for voters to remember to have proper identification before heading to the polls. The Voter ID law went into effect in Mississippi in June 2013. The law requires anyone voting during primary or runoff elections at polling places to show a photo ID card. IDs accepted on election day include: A driver’s license A photo ID card issued by a branch, department, or entity of the State of Mississippi A United States passport A government …Read More

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B.O.L.O. – Stolen Vehicle

Louisville Police Department has issued a B.O.L.O. for a stolen vehicle from Crowson Auto World in Louisville on July 31, 2015. The vehicle is a 2015 Black Ford F-150. Please call your local law enforcement, if vehicle is spotted.

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Reminder: County Line Holds 2 Man Shamble

County Line County Club 2 Person Shamble will be held August 1 – August 2. Tee times are set for Saturday 1 pm and Sunday 1:30 pm. Cost per person is $60. For more information contact Rusty Hall 601-416-7318, Charles Gardner 601-416-9853, or Chris Gardner 601-416-8081. County Line Country Club is located on Neshoba County Road 505 – Deemer Road Union, MS.

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Louisville-Winston County Officials Work With Leake County Officials in Contraband Arrest

On Wednesday morning, the Louisville Police Department was ask by the Leake County Sheriff’s Office for help concerning a BOLO for a green Ford Escape the vehicle’s owners were wanted concerning lack of payment for a gas purchase in Leake County. Louisville Police intercepted the vehicle on the bypass in Louisville and held the vehicle and its occupants for Leake County officials. During the search of the vehicles the Louisville Police Department found contraband in the vehicle including tobacco, lighters, cell phones and chargers and …Read More

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Get The Most Bang for Your Buck During Tax-Free Weekend

Consumers can take advantage of extra savings this weekend in Mississippi. Certain school-related items can be purchased tax free in Mississippi (July 31-Aug. 1). While there are obvious savings, not every purchase is a good deal. Retailers know they will get big crowds, so it is important for consumers to know how to navigate the sales. Tips for saving the most during tax-free weekends: Know the rules- Not all school-related items are tax free, plus there are price thresholds.  Tax Exempt in Mississippi – Clothes …Read More

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Cellmate Charged in Jail Death of Choctaw Tribal Politician

The cellmate of a Philadelphia man has been charged with murder in his death in the Neshoba County jail. Sheriff Tommy Waddell says 34-year-old Justyn Schlegel was arrested this week in the death of Rexdale Wayne Henry. Waddell says Schlegel was in the cell with Henry when Henry died. The 53-year-old Henry, a member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, was found dead about 10 a.m. on July 14. Waddell says Henry was jailed for failing to pay old fines. Final autopsy results are …Read More

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Leake County Libraries Dial-A-Story “Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses” Read by Mrs. Lucy Pickel

The new Dial-a-Story at the Leake County Libraries this week is “Pete the Cat and his Magic Sunglasses” by Kimberly & James Dean.  This week’s reader is Mrs. Lucy Pickel. “ Pete the Cat wakes up feeling grumpy-nothing seems to be going his way.  But with the help of some ROCKIN’ magic sunglasses from Grumpy Toad, Pete learns that a good mood has been inside him all along.  Groove and move with Pete as he helps Squirrel, Turtle, and Alligator discover that the sun is …Read More

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Vassar and Fireworks to Close Out NCF 2015

The final act of the 2015 NCF will be a long time singer and songwriter Phil Vassar. Phil Vassar is known for “Just Another Day in Paradise,” “Rose Bouquet”, “Six-Pack Summer” at No. 9, and finally “That’s When I Love You.” Tonight at the Grandstand at 8 pm. Following the concert the official Grand Finale Fireworks Show will take place in the infield area.

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ECCC Wall O’ Sound to hold Exhibition Performance August 7

The East Central Community College Wall O’ Sound Marching Band will hold an exhibition performance at 4 p.m. Friday, August 7, on the Decatur campus, announced Ed Girling, interim director of bands. “We appreciate everyone’s support of the Wall O’ Sound and we invite them to bring their lawn chairs and get a sneak preview of our upcoming marching show,” Girling said. Activities will last approximately one hour and will be held on the band practice field located behind Brackeen-Wood Gymnasium on the north end …Read More

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Candidates Battle it Out for Governor at the Neshoba Co. Fair

With primary elections right around the corner, The Neshoba County Fair is a mandatory stop for most statewide candidates to get their voices heard. Today was one of the biggest days yet due to four candidates trying to unseat Governor Phil Bryant. All five candidates for governor took the stage at the fairgrounds pavilion while their supporters cheered them on. Democrat, Vicki Slater, Democrat, Valerie Short, Republican Mitch Young , and Reform Party candidate Shawn O’hara are battling it out it get Governor Phil Bryant …Read More

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Hometown Proud Day at NCF Honors State Championship Softball Teams

Philadelphia Day at the Neshoba County Fair was definitely HOMETOWN PROUD DAY. The highlight of the Hometown Proud Day – Honoring our State Softball Champions! The Neshoba Central Lady Rockets Softball Team and the Philadelphia Lady Tornadoes Softball Team. Each group brought home a State Championship Trophy. Bill Griffis was the master of ceremonies along with the assistance of Tim Moore, Philadelphia Community Development Partnership. Door Prizes were given away including tshirts, umbrellas, gift certificates, sunglasses and more. This year four contestants competed in Minute …Read More

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Josh Storey Wins 16+ Youth Talent Contest at Neshoba County Fair

The Neshoba County Talent Contest was held in Founders Square. Two divisions of contestants took the stage 16 and over for one and 16 and younger for another. This years winner for the Talent Youth Contest for 16 and over was 20 year old Josh Storey. We all are familiar with Josh at Kicks96, he competed in the Kicks96 Country Music Showdown back in June. Josh took the first place for the older division. Josh Storey has performed at Third Thursday in downtown Philadelphia and …Read More