Neshoba County Newswire

Neshoba County Newswire

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

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  1. MHP Reports on Memorial Day WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 26 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... of the state. Angeline Wess, 61, of Meridian, was traveling northbound on Highway 15 near County Road 351 in Neshoba County when she ran off the road and hit a tree Saturday morning. Wess was pronounced dead on the scene. No one else was in the ...

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  2. Neshoba County Fatal WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 25 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Mississippi Highway Patrol says Angeline Wess was traveling north on Highway 15 near County Road 351 at about 12:25 a.m., when she ran off the road and hit a tree. She was pronounced dead on the scene due to the impact of the accident.

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  3. Police: Man tried to exploit minorRead the original story

    Friday May 15 | Herald-Citizen

    ... Police Department. Until the process of extradition began this morning, Coleman has been held in the Neshoba County Jail since his arrest. Both Cookeville and Mississippi authorities noted the role of the Internet Crimes Against Children task force ...

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  4. McDougle family files federal lawsuit in deathRead the original story

    Wednesday May 13 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    The family of a man who died while in custody at the Neshoba County Jail in 2014 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in Jackson, seeks $10 million in damages.

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  5. McDougle Family Files Federal LawsuitRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 12 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The family of a man who died while in custody at the Neshoba County Jail in 2014 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit. The suit claims Michael McDougle was beaten and was refused medical treatment.

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  6. Fallen Veterans Photo Exhibit Begins State TourRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 8 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... chamber director Tim Moore said. "The first stop, we were just able to get it as the first stop here in Neshoba County." The exhibit is uniquely special to Mississippi, in that it only features soldiers who have died from wounds suffered in war zone ...

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  7. "This Light of Ours" at the BrooksRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 7 | The Memphis Flyer

    ... Mickey Schwerner is devastating. Organizer Bob Moses stands amidst the ashes of Mt. Zion Methodist Church in Neshoba County, Mississippi. Flowers are situated in rubble and charred wood. Perhaps the most important takeaway from "This Light of Ours" ...

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  8. Pearl River Resort Ribbon-cuttingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... that's exactly what we're doing." The Pearl River Resort is a Native American run resort that is located in Neshoba County. It is owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians. The resort includes: two casinos, a golf course, water ...

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  9. April 28, 2014: Mississippi tornado outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2014 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    It's been exactly one year since the April 28, 2014 tornado outbreak that caused so much destruction in the Magnolia State. Our First Alert Weather team, as well as our entire news staff, covered the devastation that day, as well as the days following.

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  10. Puppy dog, prayers, love flowed at celebration of Stuart's lifeRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2015 | Murfreesboro Post

    The song "Church in the Wildwood" could have been written about Old Pearl Valley Baptist Church that sits serenely in the woods of Neshoba County, Miss., near county seat town Philadelphia. Alzheimer's helped to snuff out Mississippi native John Richard Stuart's life at age 83, but the dreaded disease did not wipe out the sweet memories that soared with angels on April 16, 2015 when 'country boy John's' life was celebrated by his son, country music star Marty Stuart, plus family and host of friends at Old Pearl Valley Baptist Church.

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  11. "Spice" Consumption on the RiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    ... dangerous. The consumption of the drug "spice" is becoming a growing problem nationwide according to Neshoba County Sheriff Investigator John Lilley. It's this drug or incense as it is packaged that has hospitalized numerous people within the ...

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  12. Mississippi Hospitals See Increase in Spice SmokersRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    A press release from the University of Mississippi Medical Center said more than two dozen people were treated for adverse effects of "spice" over this Easter weekend. This comes after Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell told the Neshoba Democrat six people were hospitalized for spice use in one week.

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  13. Man denied bond on charges in slayings in Neshoba CountyRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2015 | WLOX-TV Biloxi

    A Crystal Springs man is being held without bond after being charged with two counts of murder in Neshoba County. The Neshoba Democrat reports that 31-year-old Billy Jerald Mclain was denied bond during an initial court appearance this week.

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  14. Sixth Annual Black Rodeo in PhiladelphiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 21, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    The rodeo is a family-friendly event. More than 2,000 rodeo participants came out from all around the Southeast, and the crowd packed out the Neshoba County Coliseum.

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  15. Black man found hanging from tree could have been lynchedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 20, 2015 | Mirror.co.uk

    ... 1964 three civil rights workers were murdered by members of the local White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan , the Neshoba County Sheriff's Office, and the police department. There were 1,122 recalled cons at large as of December 31, Ministry of Justice ...

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  16. Bill Minor: Danger lurked for reporters in civil rights eraRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 19, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... and Claude, a cautious, model of decorum. They felt safer as a team. Such was the case when the two landed in Neshoba County, the county seat of Philadelphia in the summer of 1964 just two days after Michael Schwerner, James Chaney and Andrew ...

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  17. Bill Minor: Visionary entrepreneurs left positive imprint on MississippiRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 15, 2015 | Newms360.com

    ... nationally successful building a timber business model from scratch, Mississippi fortunately has seen the Neshoba County native also turn his vast talents toward raising the quality of public education in the state. As a member of Gov. William ...

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  18. His brother was martyred but he chooses lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... brutally murdered overnight by Ku Klux Klansmen. Their withered bodies were found in an earthen dam there in Neshoba County 44 days later. I spoke with David Goodman recently as he was making his way, via Washington DC, to the 50th anniversary ...

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  19. His brother was martyred but he chooses lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 6, 2015 | Examiner.com

    ... brutally murdered overnight by Ku Klux Klansmen. Their withered bodies were found in an earthen dam there in Neshoba County 44 days later. I spoke with David Goodman recently as he was making his way, via Washington DC, to the 50th anniversary ...

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  20. Neshoba Experiences Icy ConditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 5, 2015 | WTOK-TV Meridian

    Rain, sleet and freezing temperatures are the perfect combination for a potentially dangerous travel experience. Crews were ready for the weather in Neshoba County.

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