APRIL 16, 1937

Mr. E. V. Tidwell announces that constructions has begun this week on the bulk wholesale plant being established in this city by the Lion Oil Refining Co. of Eldorado, Arkansas.


Mayor W. H. Sanford states that the Southern Natural Gas Company, with headquarters in Meridian, is in position to furnish gas to patrons in Philadelphia provided the people want the service.

APRIL 18, 1947

Brock C. Tullos is today announcing his candidacy for the office of State Representative from Neshoba County, subject to the Democratic primary to be held on August 5th.


J. B. Hillman, president of the Neshoba County Fair Association announces July 28th has been selected as the opening date for the Fair.

APRIL 18, 1957

 Neshoba is on of the increasing number of Mississippi State College students taking advantage of the Cooperative Training Program between the college and industries which enables them to earn as they learn.

Sam Joe Wilson is an engineering student at work for the Highway Department.


At a recent meeting of the Lion’s Club,  Lindsey Head was named to the office of president and Robert Noel, secretary-treasurer.

APRIL 12, 1967

C. A. Adcock has been elected president of District Five, American Legion.

APRIL 14, 1977

Charles Henson today announced his candidacy for Ward Four alderman, City of Philadelphia.


Mary Carol McNeil, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Sam McNeil, served as Convention Page at the 40th annual North Carolina Division of the Children of the Confederacy Convention held recently in Lumberton, N. C.

APRIL 22, 1987

Jim Prince of Philadelphia, editor of The Reflector, student newspaper at Mississippi State University for the past two years, was honored during a dinner for the newspaper staff  last Tuesday night.


Former Gov. Bill Waller was in Philadelphia Saturday prior to his announcement Monday that he would seek another term as governor in this year’s election.

APRIL 16, 1997

Donald L. Kilgore and W. G. Yates Jr. of Philadelphia have been reappointed to the Mississippi Economic Council Board of Directors by incoming chairman John McCarty of Jackson.


Bobby J. Morrow has been named the STAR student for the 1996-97 school year at Neshoba Central High School.

APRIL?11, 2007

James Stroud made a hole-in-one on Mach 31 at Philadelphia Country Club. Stroud used a seven-iron to make the ace on No. 7, 143 yards.

Witnesses were Billy Gene Tolbert, Larry McMillan, Dr. John Mann, John White and Dale Joyner.