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Pictured from left to right, Mary Louise Blanks, Leah Stinson, Brenda Vowell, Betty Irons, Joyce Ervin and Rachel Evans prepared for God’s Closet to reopen on Saturday to being meeting clothing needs for school.
Pictured from left to right, Mary Louise Blanks, Leah Stinson, Brenda Vowell, Betty Irons, Joyce Ervin and Rachel Evans prepared for God’s Closet to reopen on Saturday to being meeting clothing needs for school.
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 PM
The organization provides gently worn clothing to school children in Neshoba County at no cost. Two proofs of residency in Neshoba County and a child’s birth certificate are required to register. About 500 families are currently registered with God’s Closet.
  • MHP: Log truck ran light that killed one
    The woman who died last week after the pickup she was driving was hit by a loaded log truck that ran a traffic signal in front of the casinos at Pearl River Resort spent most of her adult life in the Bronx of New York City before moving back to Kosciusko to work in a chicken plant and retiring.
  • 2 arrested trying to steal tractor
    Two people were arrested for attempting to steal a tractor in the county on July 4th after the authorities received a call from a concerned citizen.
  • CARTHAGE (AP) — A company that processes chicken into breasts and tenders will hire 450 more people, expanding production in central Mississippi.
  • Director hired to lead Marty Stuart center
    The new director of Marty Stuart’s  Congress of Country Music is a professional fundraiser and curator from Nashville who is no stranger to Mississippi but had never been to Philadelphia until last week when she fell in love.
  • Convicted ’06 felon arrested dealing meth
    A man convicted of selling cocaine in 2006 and who has a string of other arrests since was charged with, among other things, trafficking meth and possession of firearms on Sunday morning.
  • Standing Pine contestant wins Choctaw Indian Princess pageant
    Sydni Jade Tangle of the Standing Pine community was crowned the 2018-2019 Choctaw Indian Princess on Wednesday night.
  • Woman dies in single-vehicle crash
    A Philadelphia woman died in a one-vehicle crash Tuesday morning on Mississippi 491 north of Tucker.
  • Weyerhaeuser is looking for a few good business partners to participate in its golf tournament in support of Neshoba County Relay for Life to be held at Dancing Rabbit Golf Club Sept. 27.
  • Special needs ball park seeking funds
    A special needs baseball league with a goal of raising $500,000 for its own field at Northside Park received a $5,000 check last week as the result of a national essay contest.
  • Front door stolen from  rental home in county
    Burglars took the front door off a rental property on Highway 21 north a couple of weekends ago, the Neshoba County Sheriff’s Office reported.
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