Neshoba County Newswire

Neshoba County Newswire

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Neshoba County, MS.

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  1. Chief Anderson apparent winner in Choctaw chief run-offRead the original story

    Thursday Jul 2 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... came the first woman to lead the 10,000-member Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which is headquartered in Neshoba County.

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  2. Choctaw Indian Fair PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 2 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The 66th Annual Choctaw Indian Fair will kickoff next week on the reservation in Neshoba County. The fair will start Wednesday, July 8th with the 61st Annual Choctaw Princess Pageant.

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  3. #WhoIsBurningBlackChurches: Is It Freedom Summer Again?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 24 | Religion Dispatched

    ... in Mississippi, 20 churches were burned by the Klu Klux Klan. One in particular, Mt. Zion Baptist Church in Neshoba County, Mississippi, was burned by the Klan to lure Michael "Mickey" Schwarner back to where he had worked registering black voters. ...

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  4. Domestic Terrorism: From the Charleston Massacre to 1964 Slaying of Mississippi Civil Rights WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Democracy Now

    Sunday marked the 51st anniversary of another hateful act tied to another historic black church. It was June 21, 1964, when three young civil rights workers were murdered in Philadelphia in Neshoba County, Mississippi.

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  5. Anderson leads Denson, for now, in Choctaw chief runoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 1 | Mississippi Business Journal

    ... came the first woman to lead the 10,000-member Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which is headquartered in Neshoba County.

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  6. Close election in Choctaw chief runoffRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 1 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... came the first woman to lead the 10,000-member Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which is headquartered in Neshoba County.

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  7. WatchRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 23 | Democracy Now

    ... black church. It was June 21, 1964, when three young civil rights workers were murdered in Philadelphia in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner went missing after they visited an African-American church ...

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  8. USDA hosts goat production/management boot campRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    The United States Department of Agriculture/Natural Resources Conservation Service , the Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District and the Leake County Soil and Water Conservation District will hold a Small Ruminant Boot Camp. The Boot Camp will be held on July 18, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum, 12000 Hwy 15 North, Philadelphia, Mississippi 39350.

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  9. Tupelo First Methodist among churches to receive new pastorsRead the original story

    Monday Jun 22 | Newms360.com

    ... In 2013, the church launched its God's Closet program, which provides clothes to school-aged children in Neshoba County. It now clothes around 700 individuals each year, Britton said, and has grown to include participation from other local ...

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  10. Today in History: the KKK murder of three Civil Rights workers and the targeting of Black ChurchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | The Raw Story

    ... 16, approximately 30 KKK members waited until all but ten people had left the Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Neshoba County, Mississippi, beat them, and doused the church with ten gallons of gasoline, burning it to the ground. At the time of the ...

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  11. Jack Levin & James Alan Fox: Violence, beyond black & whiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 22 | New York Daily News

    ... Ala. In June 1964, three civil rights workers - two white and one black - were abducted and shot to death in Neshoba County, Miss., by members of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan. But this is putting an overly simplistic frame around the ...

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  12. Memorial Service Honors Slain Civil Rights WorkersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... from as far away as New York descended upon Longdale to pay tribute to three men who helped to forever change Neshoba County and Mississippi.

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  13. They died so we could vote: James Chaney, Michael Schwerner and Andrew GoodmanRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jun 21 | Daily Kos

    As the nation mourns for nine black Americans murdered in a Charleston, South Carolina, church, let us never forget that this most recent incident of domestic terrorism is part of a long series of murders, not only of blacks, but of whites who worked in solidarity with black activists. Today is the anniversary of the tragic deaths of three young civil rights workers , on the night of June 21 and 22 in Neshoba County, Mississippi, whose deaths brought the attention of the nation to the issue of voting rights, and whose murders influenced the enactment of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965 .

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  14. Event marks anniversary of Neshoba slayingsRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 20 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    Attorney and civil rights advocate Constance Slaughter-Harvey is scheduled to speak during the 51st annual memorial service for three civil rights workers killed in Neshoba County in 1964. Andrew Goodman, James Chaney and Michael Schwerner were ambushed and later shot by the Ku Klux Klan on June 21, 1964.

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  15. Murders in rural Mississippi: remembering tragedies of the Civil Rights MovementRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 20 | OUPblog

    ... Michael Schwerner were activists who planned to create a voting rights school at the church, located in rural Neshoba County. This year's service, while not the same highly visible event as last year's half century remembrance, is nevertheless the ...

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  16. The Charleston church shooting seems like a return to the past: Jarvis DeBerryRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 18 | The Times-Picayune

    When I met Mabel Steele in May 2003, it had been 39 years since the Ku Klux Klan had torched Mount Zion Methodist Church in Neshoba County, Miss. Steele had been at the church that June 1964 night, and the memory of the Klan setting her beloved church on fire and beating one of its members nearly to death still moved her to tears.

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  17. Bill Crawford: '25 Things' is meaningful exerciseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 15 | Newms360.com

    ... forest trails, Delta sunsets, rainbows, blues, blue grass, gospel music, Grisham, Orley, Greg Iles, the Neshoba County Fair, no traffic, the great river, New's Restaurant, Cafe Du Monde, college football, marching bandsso many good things. a "Know ...

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  18. Choctaw Chief Anderson in June 30 runoffRead the original story

    Friday Jun 12 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    ... came the first woman to lead the 10,000-member Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which is headquartered in Neshoba County.

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  19. Anderson, Denson in Runoff for ChiefRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 10 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... came the first woman to lead the 10,000-member Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, which is headquartered in Neshoba County.

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  20. Choctaw Nation Prepares for Election Day.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jun 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... another 4 years. Chief Anderson held that unity rally campaign for all members of the Choctaw Nation, at the Neshoba County Coliseum. The rally was the final one for Chief Anderson, before the polls open at 8 am Tuesday, after completing a 90 day ...

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