The senior class of Arlington held a meeting and elected new officers for the following year; President, Grover Breazeale; Vice President, John W. Hill; Secretary and Treasurer, Maggie A. Stuart; and Sponsor, Miss Rita Martin.


James R. Wells, Si-c, son of Mr. and Mrs. Arnold Wells, of Philadelphia, will leave the 7th for Mobile, going from there to Birmingham, and Charleston, South Carolina for further assignment in the U.S. Navy. Seaman Wells who re-enlisted in the Navy, served 18 months during the war, being aboard the USS Ballou in the Pacific the greater part of the time. He is a graduate of the Philadelphia High School.  

AUGUST 28, 1958

The newest innovation for the City of Philadelphia is the addition of a policewoman to the City police force. Mrs. Dollie long will take over the duties of an officer of the law, and detailed to check the parking meters, and direct traffic for the school children during the rush hours of morning, lunch, and after school. Mrs. Long, a well known Neshoba Countain has served as a registered practical nurse at the Neshoba County Hospital for six years. She is the mother of two sons; Ted, who is a junior in high school, and Sammy Junior a student in the sixth grade, and she is married to Mr. Sam Long who is employed at Peebles Equipment Company.

AUGUST 29, 1968

Army Lt. Colonel David G. Bailey, son of Mrs. Lucille Gillis, Philadelphia, was awarded the Bronze Star in recent ceremonies in Vietnam. Colonel Bailey received the award for Outstanding Meritorious Service in Combat Operations against hostile forces in Vietnam. The Colonel graduated from Kosciusko High School in 1946 and received his commission through the Reserve Officers’ Training Corps program at Mississippi State University, State College, where he received his B.S. degree in 1952.

AUGUST 31, 1978

Dave Foland of Philadelphia was selected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Central Miss. Chapter of the American Institute of Industrial Engineers, Inc. Foland is an employer of U.S. Electrical Motors.

The Rocket Band will be lead and under the direction of Debbie Seals, 1978-79 Rocket drum majorette, for the 1978 season and she will start the season by leading them out at their first game in Forest, Mississippi.

AUGUST 31, 1988

Tommy Dearing grew watermelons on his farm in Bethsaida. He transplanted the plants rather than buying seeds. He grew two huge watermelons and seven smaller melons all on the same vine. The two huge watermelons that Dearing has are a 80 pound melon and a 75 pound melon.

AUGUST 19, 1998

Ty Nowell is presented a plaque by Dr. Phillip Steele, interim department head, in recognition of receiving the 1998 outstanding Senior Award in the Forest Products Department. College of Forest Resources at Mississippi State University. Ty is a member of the Forest Products Society, MSU Chapter. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Sam M. Nowell of Philadelphia.

AUGUST 27, 2008

Latina J. Sharp Robertson earned her Doctoral Degree in Health Science from Nova Southeastern University. She also holds three master’s degrees in the areas of Nursing, Health Administration, and Health Law. She is a member of Sigma Theta Tau, the International Honor Society of Nursing and the University of Phoenix and NSU Alumni Organizations. A 1985 Neshoba Central graduate, Dr. Sharp directs her efforts to political activism.