Dec. 16, 1932

Governor Roosevelt the democratic president-elect, and Bronson Cutting of new Mexico, one of the republican independent senators who supported him, are shown discussing legislative matters at the Roosevelt cottage in Warm Springs, Ga.

Dec. 18, 1942

The first year of war cost the United States armed forces 58,307 casualties, the Office of War Information has reported.

Dec. 18, 1952

Another step forward has been taken in providing the residents of the Fairgrounds Road, Zephyr Hill and Dixon areas with Southern Bell Telephone Service.

Dec. 20, 1962

Nine boys and six girls basketball teams will compete in the second annual Philadelphia high invitational tournament which gets underway here Thursday, Dec. 27 at 5 p.m. with the first girls game.

Dec. 21, 1972

The United Givers Fund has gone over the top, exceeding its $35,000 goal by $1,515.55, it was announced Wednesday by campaign chairman Maurice Tisdelle and UGF president Albert Latting.

Dec. 16, 1982

Motorists in Philadel-phia who are speeding to buy that last minute Christmas gift should be forewarned of the intentions of the Philadelphia Police Department to crack down on the speed limit violators on city streets.

Dec. 16, 1992

William Yates of Philadelphia has been initiated into Phi Kappa Phi national honorary society at The University of Mississippi Membership in Phi Kappa Phi is the highest academic honor attainable at Ole Miss.

Neshoba Central senior lineman Will Friend has verbally committed to the University of Alabama.

He is expected to play on the offensive line.

Dec. 18, 2002

Video cameras and radar are among the amenities four newly-purchased Philadelphia Police cars are sporting.

Officials say they want the department to look more professional and provide better resources for fighting crime.


Stable spending by the Sheriff's Department is allowing budgeted pay raises to be implemented this month.

Starting with the net pay period, employees from the jail administrator to the deputies and other staffers will receive $1,040 added to their annual salary, which officials translated to an increase of about 50 cents an hour.