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Friday Night Football Scores

Noxubee Co. 41, Leake Central 7 Houston 7, Kosciusko 36 Leake Academy 14, Starkville Ac. 21 Louisville 38, Caledonia 13 Choctaw County 28, Forest 29 Leake County 6, Lumberton 56 French Camp 21, Nanih Waiya 32 Scott Central 14, Madison St. Joseph 24 Bayou Academy 27, Winona Christian 6 Brandon 35, Petal 14 Florence 26, North Pike 45 Forest 29, Choctaw County 28 Germantown 42, Holmes County Central 22 Northeast Jones 17, W Lauderdale 29 East Webster 17, Winona 0 Greenville Christian 41, Central Holmes 30 …Read More


Rebels Fall to Volunteers 21-14

The Leake Academy Rebels traveled to Starkville today for a big AAA District 2 conference game with the Starkville Academy Volunteers. The Rebels entered the contest 5-2 overall and 1-0 in district play while the Volunteers entered 6-1 overall and 1-0 in the district. The Volunteers received the ball first and moved it down the field 68 yards to score the 1st points of the game and take an early 7-0 lead over the Rebels. The Volunteers would add another touchdown before the end of …Read More

ECCC tobacco-free

ECCC Adopts Tobacco-Free Policy (Video) All in hopes to better health and wellness… East Central Community College is adopting a tobacco-free policy that will be effective starting January 1, 2016. “We’ve received very positive feedback. As with anything, not everyone likes to see this, but we believe to be who we want to become by the year 2020, which is our vision for the future, a campus culture of health and wellness is necessary,” says ECCC President, Billy Stewart. The tobacco-free policy states absolutely no tobacco products on campus …Read More


Neshoba County Library Double Feature At the Ellis “Ghostbusters” and “Night of the Living Dead”

The Neshoba Library will show a double feature for October’s Third Thursday. In honor of Halloween the Neshoba County Library will be showing “Ghostbusters” and “Night of the Living Dead” at the Ellis Theater in Downtown Philadelphia on Thursday, October 15. Ghostbusters will be the first movie of the night starting at 6:30 pm. Night of the Living Dead will be the second movie of the night, starting at 8:35. Admission is free. You might see a ghost or two, but at least you’ll know …Read More


The Crown Club of Neshoba County “Royal for a Day Fall Festival” Saturday October 10

The Crown Club of Neshoba County will be hosting “Royal for a Day Fall Festival” on October 10 from 9 am – 1 pm at the Senior Citizens Building at Northside Park. Kids ages 4 – 12 are invited to come out and wear their best Princess or Prince outfit and bring their trick or treat bag! First 100 kids in the door get a free play crown. Parents can come and snap photos of their kids with Disney Princesses, so bring your cameras. There …Read More


Nanih Waiya Community Park Hosts Annual Fall Festival

Nanih Waiya Community Park will host its Annual Fall Festival 5k Run/Walk on October 10, 2015 from 9 am – 3 pm at 9185 Highway 490, Louisville. As part of the event a grand opening celebration of the park will also be held. The  festival will kick off with registration for the Swamptown 5K Run/Walk at 7 am and the race will begin at 8 am. Runners will trek through a course in the heart of downtown Nanih Waiya. The festival itself will open at …Read More


Football Schedule: Friday, October 9

Local area high school football games for Friday, October 9: Leake County: Noxubee County at Leake Central Leake Academy at Starkville Academy Leake County at Lumberton Neshoba County: Neshoba Central at Canton Choctaw Central at Kemper County SE Lauderdale at Philadelphia Winston County: Louisville at Caledonia Winston Academy at Heritage Academy Attala County Houston at Kosciusko Sebastopol at Ethel McAdams at Noxapater Choctaw County: Choctaw County at Forest French Camp at Nanih Waiya Holmes County: Holmes County Central at Germantown Montgomery County at Durant Other …Read More


Philadelphia Man Pleads Guilty to Federal Drug Charges

A Philadelphia man has pleaded guilty to federal drug charges. The U.S. Department of Justice says Nathan Burnside pleaded guilty Thursday to distributing 28 grams of more or crack cocaine in U.S. District Court. He was indicted after an investigation revealed he was distributing crack cocaine in the Canton and Philadelphia areas. He will be sentenced on January 14, 2016. He faces a maximum penalty of 40 years in federal prison and a $5 million dollar fine. This case was investigated by the Federal Bureau …Read More

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Student Government Officers At East Central Community College

Pictured are 2015-16 student government officers at East Central Community College in Decatur. Students and their respective hometowns include (front row, from left) freshman class officers Hannah Payne, treasurer, of Union; Taylor Fulkerson, secretary, of Conehatta; Codi Ballard, president, of Decatur; and Makenzie Byrd, vice president, of Sebastopol; (second row, from left) sophomore class officers Devin Skinner, vice president, of Philadelphia, and Dylan Jones, treasurer, of Louisville; (third row, from left) sophomore class officers Anna Claire Webb, secretary, of Noxapater, and Kaley Bufkin, president, of …Read More

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Cotton Church Center for the Arts Holds Fall Festival Saturday

Cottonwood Church Center for the Arts will have a Fall Festival on Saturday, October 10th from 1 PM to 4PM. It will be held at the New Bethel Family Life Center, 11681  Hwy 488, Philadelphia. Come enjoy live music, horse rides, door prizes, yard games and activities. Participate in Mini Music and Art Workshops. Make plans now to come out and enjoy the FUN! Cotton Church Center for the Arts offers community growth through art and music.  Their focus is on the education of the …Read More

Chief Phyliss J. Anderson

Anderson Delivers Inaugural Address (VIDEO)

Elected for a second consecutive four year term, Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians’ first female Tribal Chief, Phyliss J. Anderson. Chief Anderson delivered her inaugural address at Neshoba County Coliseum, where thousands cheered her on. The inaugural celebration kicked off with a parade, followed by Chief Anderson taking the oath of the tribe. During her inaugural address, Chief Anderson called upon the tribe to help her unify the tribal people. “I will be the chief that creates real unity among our tribal people, but I …Read More


Neshoba Central Elementary Students Visit the Kicks96 Studio (Video)

Today Kicks96 had a special treat. The 5 and 6 year old kindergarten class (the Zebras and the Owls) from Neshoba Central Elementary came to take a look at the Kicks96 studio to see where the it all happens. All the kids said “They listen to Jeff Stewart in the mornings on their way to school!”  The kids packed the Kicks96 studio where they got to see how the voice of the Morning House Party, Jeff Stewart, makes his morning radio show. The kids got …Read More