- December 08, 2013 - Boys & Girls Club Raffle - Dave Ingram
- December 08, 2013 - Play Auditions - Dave Ingram
- December 07, 2013 - Miss Mississippi's Preliminaries Open - Dave Ingram
- December 07, 2013 - Philadelphia Christmas Parade Monday - Dave Ingram
- December 06, 2013 - Pollard To Remain Jailed - Dave Ingram
- December 06, 2013 - Erica & Chassie Holifield Benefit T-Shirts - Dave Ingram
- December 06, 2013 - Carthage Celebration Christmas Still On - Dave Ingram
- December 06, 2013 - South of the River Christmas Update - Dave Ingram
- December 05, 2013 - Leake Central Womanless Beauty Pageant - Dave Ingram
- December 04, 2013 - Carthage City Meeting - Staff Report
- December 04, 2013 - Christmas with Disney - Dave Ingram
- December 03, 2013 - Sippin Cider with Main Street - Dave Ingram
Boys & Girls Club Raffle - Dave Ingram December 08, 2013
The Boys & Girls Club of Neshoba County is selling raffle tickets for a 32 GB Ipad Mini. Chances are $5 each. Drawing will be Dec. 19. Tickets can be purchased at the Boys and Girls Club, 239 Byrd Ave. or from any board member.
Play Auditions - Dave Ingram December 08, 2013
The Philadelphia - Neshoba County Arts Council will hold auditions on Dec 16 and 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ellis for Suessical the Musical. This will be a musical of approximately 100. Casting parts for adults and children. It is under the direction of Tim and Andrea Moore. For more information call 601.656.9838 or www. pncarts.org
Miss Mississippi's Preliminaries Open - Dave Ingram December 07, 2013
The Preliminary competition division includes Outstanding Teen and Miss Division. The pageant will be held on Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at 6 p.m. in the Philadelphia-Neshoba CDG Auditorium. Both prelims are open and girls from all over the state will be eligible to compete in both Miss East Central Mississippi and at the same time Miss Southland as Open Preliminaries and winners will advance to the Miss Mississippi Pageant. For questions, please call Angelia Weems at (601) 656-7474 or Janice Miller at (601) 527-6392 after 4:30 p.m. please leave name and number for return call.
Philadelphia Christmas Parade Monday - Dave Ingram December 07, 2013
Monday's Philadelphia Christmas parade will have over 100 units expected including one surprise entry. "Holly Jolly Christmas" is the theme of this year’s Parade. The parade will begin at 6 p.m. and follow the same route as in the past: starting on Poplar Avenue; turning west on Main Street; north on Byrd Avenue; east onto Beacon Street; north on Church Avenue; west on Myrtle Street; and north on Byrd.
Pollard To Remain Jailed - Dave Ingram December 06, 2013
A federal judge has refused to let a woman out of jail until her February sentencing in the kidnapping of a 6-year-old relative in a dispute over a tract of land and a portable storage shed in east Mississippi. Jesse Mae Brown Pollard was convicted Nov. 21 in U.S. District Court in Jackson on counts of conspiracy, kidnapping and obstruction. She faces 20 years to life in prison. Her sentencing is set for Feb. 18. Pollard's attorneys filed a motion asking that she be released from jail until sentencing so she can take care of personal issues before starting her prison term. U.S. District Judge William Barbour declined the request in an order Thursday.
Erica & Chassie Holifield Benefit T-Shirts - Dave Ingram December 06, 2013
T-shirts are being sold to help raise money for Eric Holifield to pay for his family’s funeral and medical
expenses. There are two designs available for men or ladies. The ladies’ design is a Southern Belle t-shirt and the men’s design is The South design. To order, contact Tanya Jowers at 601-507-3511 or Kelly Foster, at 601-267-8238. The Deadline to order is December 12.
Carthage Celebration Christmas Still On - Dave Ingram December 06, 2013
The Christmas Parade for Carthage is still scheduled for tonight , despite the weather conditions.
The annual Carthage Main Street Stew will be today Rain or Shine. The Stew starts at 4:00 and will go until 7:00 p.m. at the Main Street Office at City Hall. Stew tickets are still available. They are $7.00 a pint which includes the Stew, a brownie and a Drink or $30.00 a gallon but you must bring your own gallon container. Why Cook this weekend when you can have some homemade Stew. We will even be offering curb side service, you want even have to get out of the Car. To reserve your tickets call Russell Baty at 601-267-6764.
South of the River Christmas Update - Dave Ingram December 06, 2013
Santa will be stopping South of the River tomorrow from 10 am to 1 pm in Walnut Grove. The location has been moved from the Gazebo on the triangle to the Walnut Grove Library Auditorium due to the pending inclement weather. The cost for a 5 x 7 photo is $ 10.00 ea. The photo can be picked up on, mailed, or emailed. Goodie Bags will be given to the kids. Proceeds will benefit of the South of the River Events Committee. This event is sponsored in part by the Town of Walnut Grove and Management & Training Corporation (MTC). For more info, call 601-253-2321.
Leake Central Womanless Beauty Pageant - Dave Ingram December 05, 2013
The Second Annual Leake Central Womanless Beauty Pageant will be this Saturday in the multi-purpose room of Leake Central Elementary. Admission will be $5. The cost to enter the Pageant is $5. Winners will receive cash prizes. The event is sponsored by the Leake Central Softball Team. For entry forms call Coach Massey at 601-842-2563.
Carthage City Meeting - Staff Report December 04, 2013
The Carthage Mayor and Board of Aldermen had their final meeting for the year on Monday night. There was very little business to discuss with only minor housekeeping items on the agenda. Nancy Cain, Carthage-Leake County Librarian, gave a report about the happenings at the Library. She noted that on many days the Library hosts more than 400 visitors in a day. Many of the patrons are visiting to make use of the computers and internet service offered. The Library will host Santa and Mrs. Claus next Thursday during Sippin Cider from 5 to 7. Mayor Jimmy Wallace adjourned the meeting around 6:30 with wishes to everyone for a Merry Christmas and Happy New Year.
Christmas with Disney - Dave Ingram December 04, 2013
“Christmas with Disney” is coming on Friday December 13 from 6 to 9 pm to the Carthage National Guard Armory. Santa will be stopping by for portraits by Blessed To Focus. You can bring you camera and take all the photos you want. Admission is $10 per child and all of the proceeds will go to the Leake County Health Foundation.
Sippin Cider with Main Street - Dave Ingram December 03, 2013
Carthage Main Street is proud to sponsor the 6th annual Sippin Cider with Main Street on Thursday December 12th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. Come out to these participating businesses and sip cider, register for door prizes and score the cider. The business with the best rating will be chosen CIDER MEISTER FOR 2013! The list of participating businesses are: Angie’s Country Store, Central Mississippi Office Supply, Central Mississippi Medical Supply, Curio’s, Dirt Roads Pottery, First Apostolic Church, Flaunt, J. Blockers Clothiers, Lynn King Attorney at Law, The Carthage Leake County Library, The Leake County Chamber of Commerce, LeSon, Merle Norman/The Perfect Gift, Mossy Oak Properties, Premier Medical Clinic of Carthage, Ooh La La, Rustic Flair, The Bakery and Café, The Briar Patch, The Eagles Nest, Clinic of Carthage, and Trustmark Bank.
The Leake County Library will Host the Big Man himself, Santa Claus and Mrs. Claus from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.