Dad charged in wreck that killed his 5 kids

January 2, 2013 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

A 34-year-old man has been charged with 6 counts of DUI manslaughter after crashing his vehicle into a creek killing his five children and a family friend.

Duane John was taken into custody Monday, Dec. 31, two days after the deadly wreck on County Road 107 just inside Neshoba County.

Neshoba County’s sheriff, Tommy Waddell, said John – who was also injured in the accident – was arrested after he was released from a local hospital on Monday.

His bond has been set at $150,000.

Choctaw Indians in Pearl River get $1 million water and sewer grant

July 20, 2012 in News, Statewide News, Top Stories

Special To The Mississippi Link CHOCTAW – Trina George, State Director for USDA Rural Development, was in Choctaw this week to celebrate a $1 million grant award to the Mississippi […]