Wednesday, November 20, 2013 12:00 AM
NOV. 17, 1933
Additional cotton acreage reduction checks are being received each week by Agent A. McMullen and are being distributed to cotton growers in the county.
Drs. W. J. Stribling and J. R. Plummer left Sunday night for Richmond, Va., where they are attending the Southern Medical Association this week.
NOV. 19, 1943
Mr. Henry Mars, who returned from New York City by Washington several days ago, brought the news that Congressman Arthur Winstead ad been selected by his colleagues of the powerful and important House Military Affairs committee for another secret mission, which necessitated Mr. Winstead leaving the United States.
Sgt. Charles H. Partrige, son of Mr. and Mrs. John Partrige of Union, Rt. 3, was wounded in action, Oct. 14, according to a telegram received from the War Department on Nov. 12.
NOV. 19, 1953
Friday, Nov. 20 at 7:30 p.m. the PHS senior class presents its play entitled "Junior Prom."
Philadelphia scored twice in the initial quarter on runs by John Mooney and W. H. Banks to win its ninth game of the season against Kosciusko.
NOV. 21, 1963
Molpus Lumber Company has gone back into operation in a rebuilt and modernized mill, ten months after the entire plant was destroyed by fire.
TVA recently placed in service a new primary substation at Philadelphia which operates at 161,000 volts and will provide 40,000 kva of transformer capacity to service a wide area in Mississippi.
Miss Betty Davis, a Philadelphia High School junior, was elected reporter for the SLAM, an organization of student library assistants of Mississippi at its 11th annual meeting in Jackson.
NOV. 22, 1973
AN EDITORIAL: Neshoba Countians have done a wonderful job in this year's United Gives Fund drive, with $39,613.10 already pledged or contributed. This is just $1,400 short of the $41,011 goal.
This money will be used in the coming year to help support more than a dozen community and charitable organizations.
NOV. 23, 1983
Mayor Charles McClain administered the oath to Vernon Myers, named by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen as the new city judge pro tempore. Myers is also judge of Neshoba County's District 3 Justice Court.
Robert Thomas has been elected to serve as president of the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce.
NOV. 17, 1993
The Philadelphia Sertoma Club presented its "Service to Mankind" award to Mrs. Connie Sampsell during its annual banquet.
Mrs. Sampsell, longtime executive director of the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce, is the 10th person to receive the award.
NOV. 19, 2003
A second National Guard unit from Philadelphia received mobilization orders Wednesday for eventual overseas deployment while members of the 367th Maintenance Company have arrived in Kuwait.
Michael Anthony Hardy graduated from Naval Command Base in Chicago, Ill., on Oct. 17. Hs parents, Sherry and Kye Goode and sisters Angela Hardy and Holly Goode, attended the graduation. He is now attending school in Pensacola., Fla., where he is going to be with air crew non-rescue.