MAY 26, 1939

Charles Harrison and Frances Fox were named for the Philadelphia High Honor plaque, highest honor to be awarded in the Philadelphia School. Miss Fox, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Fox of Philadelphia. She was Salutatorian of the Senior Class with an average of 93 plus she was president of the Girl Reserve, and was president to many more clubs. Charles Harrison, son of Dr. C.H. Harrison and the late Mrs. Ruby Harrison, was President of the Student Body Association, Secretary of the Adam-Byrd Literary Society and was active in football, basketball, and track. 


MAY 20, 1949

Faye Hofmister Brantley has been named valedictorian for the 1949 graduating class of the Philadelphia High School, with Donald Rigler, Salutatorian. Both have maintained high averages for their four year course. Faye is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. C.H. Hofmiser and wife of Carlisle (Sonny) Brantley, while Donald is the son of Rev. and Mrs. Charles Rigler.

MAY 28, 1959

M./Sgt. Carey A. Livingston recently returned from Fort Knox, Kentucky, where he attended the annual N C O School. Sgt. Livingston was fourth in a class of 86. He was commended for being the best National Guard ever attending the school.


MAY 29, 1969

Hal Posey signed a four year grant-in-aid scholarship agreement with Delta State College. As a junior, he received the coaches’ “most Valuable Player” award. He received the sportsmanship award this year. Posey was a member of the track team and served as president of the senior class.


MAY 24, 1979

Craig Harvey of Philadelphia a student at Neshoba Central High School received an honorable mention award for his project in the medicine and health category of Class IV competition for ninth and tenth graders at the 1979 State Science Fair. Harvey’ s project was “Smoking to A Short Life.”

  MAY 17, 1989

Echo of Ebony, ridden by Calvin Weaver Jr. of Mobile, Alabama, will be among the participants in the second annual Neshoba County Walking and Racking Horse Classic at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds. This horse won the 1988 age 11 and under juvenile World Grand Championship. The Neshoba Classic is sponsored by the Neshoba County Chapter of DREAM. 

MAY 19, 1999

Kevin Cutrer, of the Neshoba Central Future Farmers of America Chapter, recently received the small animal care proficiency award. Kevin works at Northside Animal Clinic and plans to major in veterinary medicine.


MAY 27, 2009

Lauren Nicholas as the “Outstanding Career Technical Student” for the 2008-2009 school year at the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career Technical Center.