OCT. 13, 1933

A zone meeting of al the federated clubs of Neshoba County will be held at the Benwalt Hotel Tuesday afternoon, Oct. 17 at 3 p.m.


Cotton production this year was forecast by the department of agriculture at 12,885,000 bales of 500 pounds gross weight, compared with 12,414,000 bales indicated a month ago and 13,002,000 bales produced last year.

OCT. 15, 1943

Clarence Otho Culpepper, 18, son of Mr. and Mrs. R. H. Culpepper of Newton, is studying to be an aerial gunner in Greensboro, N. C.

OCT. 15, 1953

Tom DeWeese, prominent business man of Philadelphia, has again been made district Chairman of the 1954 March of Dimes Campaign.


Sheriff Madison Spears announced this week that three prohibition law raids were successfully conducted last Saturday, resulting in the confiscation of beer, wine and moonshine.

OCT. 15, 1963

The Neshoba County Agricultural Extension Office announced that Miss Ann Reese, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Reese, has been declared Southeast District 4-H Garden Record Winner.


Joan Stuart and Genie Callahan were blue award winners at the State Fair 4-H Dress Revue, which was held on School Day, Oct. 11. Joan modeled in the Best Dress Division and Genie in the School Dress Division.

OCT. 18, 1973

Terry L. Jordan is sworn in as the new police justice and will take over the city magistrate duties formerly performed by Philadelphia Mayor Allan King.


Last Friday night the Philadelphia High School Tornadoes lost to last year's Choctaw conference champions, the Kosciusko High School Whippets, 55-15.

OCT. 19, 1983

John Pettit has been named attendance officer for the Philadelphia and Neshoba County schools.

OCT. 13, 1993

A capacity crowd in First Presbyterian Church greeted a surprised hugh Thomasson at a birthday celebration that featured "The Tales of Uncle Remus" as told by Gil Watson.

Dr. Watson is celebrated for his tales of Uncle Remus. Dressed in period clothes including a frock coat, he tells the stories in dialect.

OCT. 15, 2003

Services for Marion Walter Perry, retired president of perry Construction Co., were to be held today at 2 p.m. from First Baptist Church.