Oct. 21, 1932

Dees Stribling, chairman of the Neshoba County Young Democratic Club, is making an appeal for membership in the organization, for the purpose of making a contribution to the National fund.

The membership fee in the organization, which is in a permanent one, is only 75 cents per year, and all young Democrats in the county are urged to enroll.

Oct. 23, 1942

Mayor W. M. Prince states that a movement is on foot to request boys and girls not to mark up store windows during the coming Halloween Season because of extreme scarcity of help and the considerable time required in removing the soap and tallow marks.

Oct. 23, 1952

Supporters of Gen. Eisenhower of Neshoba County are invited to meet at the Benwalt Hotel Monday night at 7:30. Those in charge of the meeting stated that it is a continuing of previous meetings, and is for the purpose of publicizing the candidacy of Gen. Eisenhower.

Oct. 25, 1962

A cake sale will be held Saturday on the court square by the first grade class taught by Mrs. Ray Hays. The money will go toward the class's entry in the prince and princess contest now underway at the Philadelphia Elementary School.

Oct. 26, 1972

Weyerhaeuser Company has begun a gradual phase out of its Philadelphia Hickory Dimension Plant, according to an announcement by James Rodgers, Wood Products manager for the company's wood products complex in Philadelphia.

Oct. 21, 1982

The process of property reappraisal and tax equalization, mandated by the State Supreme Court and the Mississippi legislature, is now in its second phase, say officials of the county assessor's office.

Oct. 21, 1992

Mrs. Ida Smith, the Philadelphia Business and Professional Women's Club's 1992 Woman of Achievement, will be honored Thursday with a coffee.

Oct. 23, 2002

The public library could be closed for two months during a $700,000 renovation, officials said this week.