Neshoba County Newswire

Neshoba County Newswire

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  1. KY Civil Rights History is topic of tonight's talk at Lindsey WilsonRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2014 | Columbia Magazine

    ... an effort to name Lawrence A. Rainey the head of Franklin's police department. Rainey was the sheriff of Neshoba County, MS, where he gained notoriety for his alleged involvement with the deaths and cover-ups of three civil rights workers. An ...

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  2. No Indictment in McDougle Death Leaves Family Still Seeking JusticeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 14 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    After a grand jury failed to indict anyone in the death of Michael McDougle, a Philadelphia man who died in the Neshoba County jail, his family is still seeking answers. "We can't even get an answer concerning our son's death.

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  3. No Indictment in McDougle DeathRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A Neshoba County grand jury decided this week not to indict anyone in the death of a Philadelphia man who died in jail. Michael McDougle was arrested in November for breaking and entering, resisting arrest and disorderly conduct.

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  4. Fishing in Mississippi: Top Spots for Freshwater Angling in the Magnolia StateRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 31, 2015 | News Max

    ... . In the past several years, Lake Bill Waller has been the site of many 12 to 15 pound bass catches. 3. Neshoba County Lake While this lake is often overlooked because of its small size, area anglers are learning that this site near Philadelphia is ...

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  5. Workers at Kemper Energy Facility Donate Toys to Salvation ArmyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Army Angel Tree program. The company was able to adopt all the angels in Kemper County and some in Neshoba County. "This is a true testimony to the hearts of our employees that we have and a way to give back to the areas that we live in and work ...

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  6. Benefit Held for Leake Academy Student Who Passed AwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A benefit honoring the life of an 18-year-old who lost his life in a fatal wreck last month took place Thursday night at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Austin Morrow was a senior football player at Leake Academy.

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  7. POINT-COUNTERPOINT: The ways a father shapes a childRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 12, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... Reagan in the 1980 presidential election, I asked my father if we could go hear Ronald Reagan speak at the Neshoba County Fair. Even though he loved Jimmy Carter, my father loaded up our family and we all headed down to Philadelphia to hear the ...

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  8. SE Professional Finals Rodeo Returning to Neshoba CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Cowboys and girls competing to take home the gold. Southeastern Professional Finals Rodeo is coming back to Neshoba County Coliseum for a 4th time.

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  9. SC lawmaker won't let the Confederate flag goRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2015 | Stars and Stripes

    At the Neshoba County Fair's Founders Square in Philadelphia, Miss., attendees hold up placards calling for the removal of Mississippi House Speaker Philip Gunn, who took a stand against the Confederate Battle Flag being a part of the Mississippi flag. Just because Chris Corley lost the battle to keep the Confederate flag flying at the S.C. State House does not mean the freshman Republican legislator from Aiken is giving up the war.

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  10. Neshoba Deputies Cleared Possible Gun Threat at Neshoba CentralRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The Neshoba County Sheriff's Department responded to a possible threat at Neshoba Central School this morning for a possible gun on campus. A threat was made via a facebook post and rumors grew of a shooting on campus.

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  11. Neshoba Murder Leaves Family ShockedRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 27, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    One man is dead and Victor McBeath is in custody after a fatal shooting on County Road 101 in Neshoba County, early Wednesday morning. Sheriff Tommy Waddell says they received a 911 call early Wednesday morning, saying shots were fired at a home on County Road 101.

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  12. Crime Spree Suspect: More Charges FiledRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 23, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    More charges have been filed against an East Mississippi man, who's accused of recently going on a crime spree in six counties. Fredrick Rush is now being charged with two additional counts of felony possession of stolen property.

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  13. Philadelphia Man Arrested after Threatening Student and SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Triplett threatened to "shoot the school" and also threatened a student's life. Triplett was arrested in Neshoba County Thursday afternoon. He faces two charges of cyber stalking and other charges may be added in the case for additional threats ...

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  14. Neshoba County Experiencing Increased Break-insRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 19, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A common crime during the holiday season, burglary. There has been a rash of house and vehicle burglaries in Neshoba County.

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  15. Number of women decreasing in LegislatureRead the original story

    Nov 16, 2015 | Commercial Dispatch

    ... It's the Republicans," Gunn said late July at one of the biggest political events of this election year, the Neshoba County Fair. "Every year we meet, in the fall of the year, we decide what we're going to do, we set forth a platform, we decide the ...

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  16. Analysis: Number of women decreasing in Miss. LegislatureRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2015 | Sunherald.com

    ... It's the Republicans," Gunn said late July at one of the biggest political events of this election year, the Neshoba County Fair. "Every year we meet, in the fall of the year, we decide what we're going to do, we set forth a platform, we decide the ...

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  17. Meeting A PresidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | CNN

    Sometime, after winning the Republican nomination for President, Ronald Reagan was invited to come to The Neshoba County Fair, in Philadelphia, Mississippi. The Neshoba county Fair is held evey year, and it is the place lot of candidates for state national and district offices go He did not think much of it, until, shortly afterward, when he and Mrs. Reagan were on an airplane, and he picked up a magazine, showing pictures, and a story of The Neshoba County Fair.

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  18. Gooden Admits Assaulting Choctaw Police OfficerRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... Gregory K. Davis says that on April 4, Gooden was asked to leave the Choctaw-run Silver Star Casino in Neshoba County because he appeared to be drunk. When Gooden didn't leave, Choctaw Police Department officers were called to assist a security ...

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  19. Suspect Wanted in 4 CountiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... that truck for another vehicle," says Kemper County Sheriff James Moore. "The vehicle that was stolen in Neshoba County was found here in Kemper County." At last check the search was still on for both the vehicle that Rush is accused of stealing ...

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  20. God's Closet Accepting Donations for Coat DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... supplies. We would love to help them. All we require is a birth certificate and two proofs of residency in Neshoba County. We would love to register them and them be a part of us," says Vowell. if you want to donate it's not too late. God's Closet ...

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