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Antiques and So Much More

Big Daddys Odds and Ends in Carthage is the most unique store in town. When you walk in the store you can hear music playing from an ole juke box. Danny (Big Daddy) and his wife Susan started collecting antiques years ago and have now turned it into a business. Danny found his love of antiques from his mother and Susan grew up collecting antiques with her grandmother. The name of the store Big Daddys Odds and Ends came from the name that his four …Read More

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Philadelphia Rotary Club Brings “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to Life for Fourth Graders

Members of the Philadelphia Rotary Club are bringing one of the best-selling children’s books of all time, “The Very Hungry Caterpillar” to life for 4th Graders at Philadelphia Elementary School. Each month the Philadelphia Rotary Club reads a special children’s book to three classes of fourth graders at Philadelphia Elementary through their Literacy program. Each Child receives their very own book to take home with them and share with their family. With help of the Philadelphia Rotary Club’s Literacy Program, Children are developing a joy …Read More

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Hearing on state’s failure to protect prisoners from violence at Walnut Grove Correctional Facility

Beginning Today, in federal court, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC), the ACLU National Prison Project, and McDuff & Byrd will try and prove that the Mississippi Department of Corrections is violating the Eighth Amendment rights of all prisoners at Walnut Grove.  Mississippi officials are arguing that the Facility is in compliance and conditions have in fact improved Mississippi Officials are asking that the case be dismissed. A U.S. District Judge ordered pulling juveniles out of the Walnut Grove Correctional Facility and ordering changes for adult …Read More

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Carthage-Leake County Library host Taster’s Luncheon

The Carthage-Leake County Library will host a taster’s luncheon from 11 am until 1 -pm Friday April 17. Bring your friends and family out to the Library and taste some great dishes. Enjoy salads, casseroles, desserts, appetizers. Admission is $3 per person. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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The Leake County Boys and Girls Club host concert by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra April 2

The Leake County Boys and Girls Club will host an educational concert by the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra Brass and Woodwind Quintets on Thursday, April 2, 2015 at 5 pm at the Leake Central Elementary School in Carthage. Doors will open at 4:30 pm seating is limited. This lively and entertaining 30-minute concert will be an experience of live performances of orchestral instruments, through a variety of musical styles. The musicians will also discuss topics of sound production, music history, musician interaction and application of musical …Read More

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Leake Diamond Results

The Leake Academy Rebels baseball team lost Thursday’s away conference game against Manchester Academy by a score of 7-4. The Leake Academy Rebels baseball team lost Friday’s home non-conference game against Simpson Academy by a score of 7-4. The Leake Academy Rebels baseball team lost Monday’s home non-conference game against Benton Academy by a score of 9-8. The Leake Academy Rebels baseball team lost Tuesday’s home conference game against Canton Academy by a score of 9-6. The Leake Academy Rebels baseball team has an away …Read More

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Baseball Results Neshoba, Philadelphia, and Choctaw Central

The Neshoba Central Rockets baseball team won Friday’s away conference game against Ridgeland by a score of 2-1. The Neshoba Central Rockets baseball team won Saturday’s home non-conference game against Union by a score of 5-2. The Neshoba Central Rockets baseball team won Saturday’s home non-conference game against Kosciusko by a score of 4-3. The Neshoba Central Rockets baseball team has an away conference game @ Canton on Thursday, Apr 2. The Neshoba Central Rockets baseball team has a home conference game vs Northeast Lauderdale …Read More

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Softball Results Neshoba, Philadelphia, and Choctaw Central

The Neshoba Central Rockets softball team win – Northwest Rankin by a score of 10-3 and Ridgeland by a score of 12-0. The Neshoba Central Rockets softball team lost Tuesday’s home conference game against Germantown by a score of 2-0. The Neshoba Central Rockets softball team has an away non-conference game @ Petal on Thursday, Apr 2. The Philadelphia Tornadoes softball team won against Choctaw Central by a score of 7-3 on March 24. The Philadelphia Tornadoes softball team won Thursday’s away conference game against …Read More

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Neshoba County Library features “His Girl Friday” at the Ellis

The Philadelphia Arts Council and the Philadelphia – Neshoba County Public Library have partnered together in bringing Cinema back to the Ellis Theatre! Each month a new film will play on Third Thursday. Admission is free. The theatre will return to a more classic style of film showing with a cartoon, newsreel, short silent, and then a feature film (or sometimes two!). This month The Neshoba Library will feature the 1940 comedy/drama “His Girl Friday”   featuring Cary Grant and Rosalind Russell. A newspaper editor …Read More

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The Leake County Development Association seeks new Executive Director

The Leake County Development Association is now taking applications for the position of Executive Director. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter and entrepreneurial in nature. He or she must have a professional demeanor and command respect. The candidate should also be comfortable in a small town setting as well as in a meeting with the Governor. The successful executive director will possess and apply effective skills that include team building, visionary leadership, local government relations, communication skills and outreach marketing. Applicants must summit a …Read More

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Crystal Springs Man Charged with 2 Counts of Murder in Neshoba County

Billy Jerald Mclain, 31, of 210 Traweek St., Crystal Springs, has been charged with two counts of murder in the deaths of Brandon Lee Woodis, 32, and his father, Gilbert Anthony Woodis, 57 both of 10230 Road 2228, Union. According to Neshoba County Coroner Allen Collins, Gilbert Anthony Woodis died of a single gunshot wound, Brandon Lee Woodis died of a gunshot wound and blunt force trauma to the head. McClain stated an altercation turned into a struggle between himself and Brandon Lee Woodis. The …Read More