Nov. 25, 1932

Additional mileage on two of the rural routes from the Philadelphia office will be enlarged Dec. 1, according to advices received from the postmaster general by J. L. Posey, postmaster of the Philadelphia office. The additions of mileage have been added to Routes 2 and 4.


The cotton spinning industry was reported Tuesday by the census bureau to have operated during October at 97.0 percent of capacity on a single shift basis compared with 94.6 per cent of September this year and 85.1 per cent for October last year.

Nov. 27, 1942

Neshoba Countians put their money on a barrelhead Wednesday afternoon in spirited bidding for over 150 miscellaneous items that ranged from billy goats to cold cash and rang up the cash register for a total of $89,300 in U. S. War Bond sales.

Nov. 27, 1952

Cpl. Jack Flowers, whose wife Marie, resides in Edinburg, is a recent graduate of the Army Engineer School in Murnau, Germany. He completed a course in the operation and maintenance of diesel engines.

Nov. 29, 1962

The Philadelphia Tornado basketball team came from behind in a see-saw battle Tuesday night and defeated the Jackson Central Tigers 60-55. The game was highlighted by 44 personal fouls.

Nov. 30, 1972

Voters of District Five of Neshoba County will go to the polls Tuesday to elect a constable. The special election will be held in the usual precincts from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m.

The ballot will list two candidates, Portis Eubanks and Wilson (Bud) Ladd. They were chosen for Tuesday's runoff from a field of six candidates on Nov. 21st.

Nov. 25, 1982

Robert E. Turcotte Jr. officially assumed the presidency of the Philadelphia Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce at the group's 29th annual banquet held at the local National Guard Armory Thursday night.

Nov. 25, 1992

Two mobile homes were destroyed and several houses damaged in the House community early Sunday morning when a severe storm system moved into Neshoba County about 1:30.

As the system entered Kemper County, a tornado destroyed a house in the Walahalak community fatally injuring an elderly Neshoba County woman.


Wal-Mart Stores, Inc., has officially announced plans for a Wal-Mart Supercenter in Philadelphia.

The Philadelphia store, currently located at 714 Pecan Ave., will relocate to a large facility on West Beacon and West Main streets.

Nov. 27, 2002

Corporate executives and other business leaders from across the Southeast gathered in Neshoba County last week in a first-ever conference of its kind held to discuss how technology

One of the conference highlights, commonly reserved for venues such as Atlanta or Miami or even New Orleans, was the first unveiling in the Southeast of Microsoft's latest product - the Tablet PC.