NOV. 3, 1933

Work on the big meat curing plant of the Mississippi Utilities Co. has been completed, with a public demonstration of meat cutting and curing process to be at the plant on Saturday afternoon, Nov. 2 at 2 p.m.


Members of the local Rotary Club enjoyed a chicken spaghetti supper at the City Park last Monday night, as guests of the Rotary Anns of the club.

NOV. 5, 1943

PFC. Robert R. Barham Jr., son of Mr. and Mrs. R. R. Barham of city, Rt. 5, reports that he gets The Democrat regularly in the South Pacific where he is serving Uncle Sam with the U. S. Marines. He enjoys the hometown paper very much, he says.


Marvin B. Henley was high man in Tuesday's general election in a field of six aspirants for the position of Representative in the state Legislature from Neshoba County.

NOV. 4, 1953

From School Daze column: Congratulations to the sophomore class for working hard enough to make their candidates, Winkie Glover and Sheila Stubbs, Senior King and Queen of the Halloween Carnival.

NOV. 7, 1963

The beautification committee of the Chamber of Commerce has asked permission to move the Civil War monument from the northeast corner of the courthouse so that the beautiful magnolia tree will not have to be cut.


Frank Thompson, local manager of Central Electric Association, was elected president of the Chamber of Commerce last week in a special meeting of the Board of Directors for 1964.

NOV. 8, 1973

The Philadelphia Tornadoes pulled out a 26-22 win over the Newton Tigers Friday night on Newton's field.

The scoring was led off for Philadelphia by Jay Boler on a 29-yard run.


Marine Pvt. Eddie L. Johnson, son of Mrs. Arceola Johnson, of Rt. 8, graduated from basic training at the Marine Corps Recruit Depot in San Diego.

NOV. 9, 1983

Philadelphia's Kathy Clemons puts up a jump shot over Neshoba Central's Tracy Donald during the Rockettes' 50-39 win over the Lady Tornadoes last night.


Grant Myers holds the bass he caught while fishing with his grandfather, Rack Burt. It weighed three pounds.

NOV. 3, 1993

Country music star Marty Stuart will speak during the 40th annual meeting of the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce.


Clint Madison of Philadelphia has been named to receive three rodeo scholarships at the University of Tennessee at Martin for the 1993-94 academic year.

Madison will receive the Betsy Ross FFA Scholarship, a UT-Martin Rodeo Fund Scholarship and a Rodeo Booster Club Scholarship.

NOV. 5, 2003

Seaman Recruit James C. "Clay" Graham, 18, of Philadelphia, graduated from the Navy Recruit Training Command at Great Lakes, Ill., Friday, Sept. 26.


Kyle Robinson of Philadelphia High School was selected Rotary Student of the Month for October.


Ben Melton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Rick Melton, won first place in the 17-year-old showmanship class at the Mississippi State Fair. Reagan Melton, his sister, won first place in the 16-year-old showmanship class at the Fair.

Joe Buntyn, son of Mr. and Mrs. James Buntyn, exhibited the champion Santa Gertrudis bull at the Fair.


Philadelphia native Iris Turner Kelso, a retired New Orleans Times-Picayune reporter and columnist whose honey drawl and impeccable manners masked her steely determination to get a good story, died Sunday. She was 76.