JULY 20, 1934

Neshoba County Fair Association met last Saturday to dicuss details and plans for the coming 43rd session to be held August 20-24.


On Friday morning of this week, copies of the 1934 edition of the Neshoba County Fair Association catalog were distributed throughout the county via rural route.

JULY 14, 1944

Mrs. Carol Martin, chairman of the Clean-Up Drive reports that in general the drive was a success.


The Business and Professional Women's Club of Philadelphia have taken the responsibility of collecting waste paper for the war effort and are urging everyone not to throw away a single scrap of paper.

JULY 15, 1954

Children living out of the Philadelphia Separate School District must meet certain requirements by law.


Lt. Gov. Carroll Gartin an avid prohibitionist, will speak here Saturday afternoon, July 17 at four o'clock on the courthouse lawn for the first time in his race for United States Senate.

JULY 16, 1964

The Neshoba County Health Department announces there are 44 grade A raw-to-plant milk producers as of Jan. 1.


The Sacred Harp Singing will convene at Bloomfield church Sunday, July 19. The church is six miles east of Philadelphia. The public is invited to come and bring song books and a basket lunch

JULY 18, 1974

Danny Rex Gregory of Ecru has been named athletic director and head football coach at Philadelphia High School.


The Odess Band of Jackson will play at the pavilion for the lat night show at the Neshboa County Fair on Monday, Aug. 5.

JULY 18, 1984

U.S. Army Corp of Engineers officials said the proposed Shoccoe Dam will not effect flooding in Neshoba County.


Brides who will be using their husband's name, along with anyone else who has had a recent name change, should contact the Philadelphia Social Security office to arrange to have their name change in Social Security records and to apply for a new Social Security card.

JULY 20, 1994

Last Wednesday, Chantell Blanche Shumake received one of the biggest surprises of her life. She was crowned Choctaw Indian Fair Princess.

JULY 21, 2004

In order to maintain "minimum compliance" with new federal voting regulations, the county may have to spend upwards of $200,000 to purchase new voting machines to aid disabled voters.