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Wednesday, August 28, 2019 3:01 PM
Republican challenger Kevin Wilcher was the big winner in Tuesday’s runoff election, defeating incumbent District 4 Supervisor Allen White by 18 points.
  • Philadelphia native creates one-of-a-kind pieces of art
    Moni McKee Nowell realized working with clay and ceramics was her calling while attending college in the 1970s and that’s what she has been doing ever since.
  • Barrier representing county in pageant
    Neshoba Central student Daycy Barrier will be competing this Thursday at the Junior Miss Magnolia State Pageant. For Daycy, there’s no competition, just an opportunity to create and build friendships with other contestants.
  • Tornadoes face Taylorsville in battle of 2A titans
    The Philadelphia Tornadoes visit Taylorsville Friday night in a clash of Class 2A football titans in the third round of the state playoffs.
  • Veterans celebrated during Monday events
    Veterans Day was celebrated Monday with speeches, music and a 21-gun salute.
  • McNairs have hearts for service
    ay McNair recently retired from his position as Senior Life Program Director at Neshoba General, after serving the organization in several capacities over the past 23 years. The Senior Life program is specially designed to assist persons 55 years of age or older who benefit from this community resource dedicated to assisting patients and families in understanding the common problems associated with psychiatric illnesses in the elderly. The service also helps families learn ways to become a positive support system for their loved one. 
  • Rockets open playoffs at home in rematch vs. Grenada
    The Neshoba Central Rockets will be hosting their first playoff game since 1993 this Friday night when they collide with the Grenada Chargers for the second time this year.
  • VFDs in need of more volunteers
    The Longino and Dixon volunteer fire departments are making room in their stations for the new pumper trucks each received through the county, a state grant and a lot of hard work.
  • Cast of play shares favorite recipes
    The stresses of the holiday season loom large as a town no bigger than a trailer park works to prevent incorporation while at least one character occasionally has to fend off some bullying from a pack of vengeful racoons. Sound familiar? Probably not.
  • Tornadoes claim region championship, host Heidelberg
    The Philadelphia High School Tornadoes wrapped up the Region 6-2A championship with a 28-12 victory over Union Friday in the regular season finale for both teams.
  • 80 m.p.h. gusts knock out power, trees
    Wind gusts of up to 80 miles per hour tore through Philadelphia and Neshoba County Saturday morning, downing trees, damaging property and causing widespread power outages.
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