Feb. 12, 1953

Mayor W. M. Prince asks that citizens make it their duty to prevent chickens and cattle from running at large in town.

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A second 10 per cent cut in newspapers' use of print paper may be expected April 1, two War production Board officials announced Tuesday.

Newspapers were subjected to an approximate 10 per cent cut on Jan. 31, through WPB's order restricting consumption to the volume of paper used to produce each paper's net paid circulation in 1941.



Feb. 12, 1953

Dr. L. O. Todd, president of East Central Junior College will be the principal speaker at a meeting at the farmers and their wives at a meeting at Arlington school Monday night, Feb. 16 at 7 o'clock.

This meeting is being called by Mr. Clyde Clark, vocational teacher for the purpose of organizing a Community Club under the Neshoba County Development Program.



Feb. 14, 1963

Most outstanding Jaycette of 1962 is Mrs. John Samuel (Sonny) Steel III right, Mrs. Norman Duncan, Jr., past outstanding Jaycette presented Mrs. Steel the award at the regular January meeting in the home of Mrs. Dorman Pope.



Feb. 15, 1973

Construction is underway here on a new drive-in branch for Peoples Bank of Mississippi.

The new facility will be located in Valley view Shopping Center on Highway 16 east and will feature two drive-in windows, a walk-in lobby with two inside teller windows and night depository service.

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The mayor and board of aldermen of Philadelphia have outlined a plan for the expenditure of federal revenue sharing funds received by the city for the year 1972.

The city received $189,626 as its share of the funds made available under the revenue sharing act known as the "State and Local Fiscal Assistance Act of 1972."



Feb. 17, 1983

Vernon A. Myers today announced his candidacy for re-election to the office of justice court judge, Place Two, Neshoba County.

Myers is a native of Neshoba County. He and his wife, Walterine, are the parents of two sons: Larry, who is an investigator for the Mississippi State Highway Patrol; and Garry, who is employed by Entex.



Feb. 10, 1993

The professional football career of Marcus Dupree, which was put on hold for the 1992 season after he was released by the Los Angeles Rams, may not be over after all.

The Philadelphia native has been in contact with the San Francisco Forty-Niners about possibly getting a spot on that team for 1993. A Forty-Niners assistant was in contact with Dupree by telephone early Tuesday afternoon.



Feb. 5, 2003

Flags across the city flew at half staff this week in memorial to the seven NASA astronauts who lost their lives Saturday morning when the space shuttle Columbia broke apart over Texas during re-entry into earth's atmosphere.

As the search for remnants of the doomed Columbia spacecraft continued across, Texas and Louisiana on Tuesday, President Bush led thousands of mourners in a memorial service for the seven astronauts killed three days ago when the shuttle broke apart 38 miles above Earth.