SEPT. 15, 1933

With a cordial invitation to the public to attend, Henderson-Molpus Mercantile Co. this week announced the formal opening of their remodeled store to be held Friday, Sept. 15.


Dees Stribling has been appointed to serve as attorney for the city of Philadelphia. The selection was made at the regular monthly meeting of the Mayor and Board of Aldermen.

SEPT. 17, 1943

Naval Aviation Cadet Billie Dees of Philadelphia has reported to the U. S. Navy Pre-Flight School in Athens, Ga.,  for three months of intensive physical toughening and instruction in advanced ground school subjects.

Upon success completion of the course, he will be transferred to a Naval air station to begin progressive flight training preparatory to joining a combat unit.


Pvt. Robert Lee Frasier, so of Mrs. Jannie Frasier of Philadelphia, was inducted into the armed service on Nov. 7, 1941.

He is now stationed at Camp Gordon, Ga. Pvt. Kenneth S. Frasier, another son, was inducted  into the armed forces on Jan. 6, 1943. He writes his wife and baby that he is well and enjoying army  life fine. He is stationed at Camp Tyson, Tenn.

Sept. 17, 1953

Big Shriners in midget cars will be here today for the big Shrine parade beginning at 3:30. Reading left to right is Noble Hearge Vicory in car with flag, and Noble C. W. Auwater.

These midget cars belong to Wahabi Temple of Jackson, who are lending their efforts in assisting Hamasa Temple of Meridian in putting on their Fall Ceremonial.

A number of Shriners from Wahabi Temple will visit Philadelphia today.

SEPT. 19, 1963

Circuit Judge O. H. Barnett accepted an American flag for the Neshoba County courtroom from Hugh Carter, secretary of the Woodman of the World.


Groundbreaking ceremonies will be held Sunday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. for the Trinity Baptist Church, it was announced this week by Rev. Ken Anderson, pastor. 

The new church will be located on the street next to the Neshoba County General Hospital. Everyone is invited to attend.

Sept. 20, 1973

Cecil A Barnett, for the past 17 years Newton county supervisor for the Farmers Home Administration, has assumed duties in the same capacity for Neshoba county of which he is a native, having been born in the Chisolm community.

He succeeds Don Howington who has gone to Decatur.

SEPT. 14, 1983

An enthusiastic and responsive audience heard popular television and recording star Glen Campbell in concert here Thursday night. 

In a two-hour program i the Neshoba Central School gymnasium sponsored by the Arts Council, Campbell sang and played may of his recording successes, such as "Gentle on My Mind," "By the Time I Get to Phoenix" and "Rhinestone Cowboy."


Gill Carmichael, independent candidate for lieutenant governor, was in town Monday, pleading his case for a new state constitution. After meeting with the Rotary Club, Carmichael visited the courthouse and businesses in town. Here, in a bank, Carmichael chats with Kenneth Yates and Yvonne Smith.

Sept. 22, 1993

Members of the Neshoba Central High School homecoming court are, seated, from left, Constance Brand, senior maid; Katrina Calloway and Mandy Goldman, homecoming queens, and Angie Branning, senior maid.

In back are Dionne Sanders, freshman maid; Michelle Winstead, junior maid; Nicole Graham, maid-at-large; and Paula Crawford, sophomore maid.

Sept. 17, 2003

President Bush on Friday thanked about 1,100 people in Jackson for making hefty donations to the gubernatorial campaign of Republican Haley Barbour, but he says more needs to be done to get his friend into the Governor's Mansion.

Each person in the crowd paid at least $1,000 for a luncheon of roast pork, potatoes and chocolate torte at the Mississippi Coliseum. Organizers for Barbour hoped the event would raise $1.2 million for the Republican's campaign against Democratic Gov. Ronnie Musgrove.