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Brenda Vowell, Mary John Turnage, Leah Stinson, Cheryl Mars and Susan Powell.
Brenda Vowell, Mary John Turnage, Leah Stinson, Cheryl Mars and Susan Powell.
Wednesday, August 16, 2017 6:00 PM
God’s Closet in Valley View Shopping Center is abuzz this time of the year and volunteers couldn’t be more excited for the 500 or so families they have registered.

More volunteers are needed as the ministry provided free clothing to 140 children alone on Saturday, Aug. 4!
  • Most of the area schools started back to school on Monday, Aug. 7.  Several of the local churches held special events to encourage the students who were returning or just beginning their new school year .It was an exciting time for most of the students with some tearful parents whose children were going into a higher grade or just beginning their school careers. I remember it well!
  • Miss Little to become bride of  Ronald Joe Fitzhugh on Aug. 26
    Christopher and Rebecca Little of Philadelphia are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Miss Christian Lee Little, to Ronald Joe Fitzhugh.  

    He is the son of Howard and Shellie Wilcher of Edinburg, and the late Ronnie Fitzhugh.
  • Two students participate in soil and water conservation camp
    Twenty-two campers, including Brice Alford and Jessie Alford from Neshoba County, participated in the 2017 Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission Natural Resources Youth Camp, held from June 4 through 8 at Hinds Community College in Raymond. Both  campers were sponsored by the Neshoba County SWCD.
  • For the week of Aug. 21 - 25

    Philadelphia Elementary School

    PK – 12th
  •  Luke Anderson White arrived on Saturday, July 29, 2017, at 9:12 a.m. to the great joy of his parents, Wade and Leigh Allyn White. He weighed 6 pounds and 12 ounces and is 21 inches long.  His big sister, Audrey Leigh White, was thrilled to hold her precious baby brother at last!  Luke's grandparents are Roy and Barbara White and Andy and Susan Morrison King of Philadelphia.  His great grandmother is Tina King.  Congratulations!
  • Miss Kemp, Mr. Elmore to exchange vows in Saint Paul Catholic Church
    Mr. and Mrs. William Thomas Kemp III announce the engagement of their daughter, Caroline Derivaux Kemp, to David William Alexander Elmore, son of Mr. and Mrs. David Wallace Elmore of Greenwood.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. William Thomas Kemp, junior and the late Mr. Kemp, of Noxapater, and the late Mr. and Mrs. John Allen Derivaux, senior of Vicksburg. The prospective groom is t
  • Philadelphia Elementary School

    PK – 12th

    Breakfast
  •  Usually the saying is, "Carpe Diem," Seize the Day, but for the students who attend a session of the National Leadership Forum's Envision, the motto is Carpe Futurum," Seize the Future." The mission of NLF's Envision is to enable students to discover their career and life interests by providing them with the skills, resources, and experiences they need to successfully achieve their goals.  Students are offered a broad range of interactive simulations as well as the expertise shared by many speakers in the areas explored within STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math). Those who are involved in STEM believe that it holds the future for mankind.
  • Philadelphia Elementary School

    PK – 12th

    Breakfast
  • Kreszenz Hedgepeth and Alex Rosales to exchange wedding vows on Aug. 12
    Mr. and Mrs. Michael C. Hedgepeth of Biloxi announce the engagement and upcoming wedding of their daughter, Kreszenz Cole, to Alexander (Alex) Javier Rosales, son of Mr. and  Mrs. Otto Rosales of Enterprise.

    Miss Hedgepeth is a 2010 graduate of Philadelphia High School.  She has completed an Associates of Arts degree from Pearl River Community College.  She is currently employed with River of Life Early Learning Center in Hattiesburg.
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