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Area youths participated in a variety of activities, including the ring toss, at the Boys and Girl’s Club Spring Festival Wednesday at Philadelphia Elementary School. The festival was one of several events held last week to commemorate National Boys and Girls Club week.
Area youths participated in a variety of activities, including the ring toss, at the Boys and Girl’s Club Spring Festival Wednesday at Philadelphia Elementary School. The festival was one of several events held last week to commemorate National Boys and Girls Club week.
Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 PM
The Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club is bigger and better than ever and part of that growth is attributable to Director Jermaine Harris’ process and love for the youth of Philadelphia.
  • ‘Thrill Hill’ claims lives of 2 men
    Two young men died when the car in which they were traveling struck a pickup truck pulling a horse trailer head-on  late last week on what is commonly known as “Thrill Hill” on a county road just east of town.
  • Arson alleged in fire
    Because he was tired of his girlfriend’s “crap,” a Neshoba County man set fire to his own mobile home Wednesday evening, he told the authorities
  • Bids for a sidewalk project along Byrd Avenue were let last week after the Mayor and Board of Aldermen gave their nod in a project that began nearly a year ago.
  • Dearman library room to be dedicated Tuesday
    Everything is on schedule for the opening of the Stanley Dearman Reading Room in the Neshoba County Public Library next week.
  • County property owner holds burglary suspects at gunpoint
    Two suspects spent the weekend in jail after they were arrested and charged in connection with a shed burglary in the Northbend community Friday afternoon.
  • A public hearing regarding changes to several of the county’s fire protection districts was conducted by the Board of Supervisors on Monday.
  • Despite weather, show goes on
    Thunderstorms and heavy rains did stop the rides and several of the vendors Saturday at the 17th annual Ham Jam Arts Festival in downtown Philadelphia, but the entertainment and barbecue contest continued throughout the day at the Ellis Theater and outside stages.
  • Neshoba County will now be offering buyers the opportunity to purchase tax sale properties online through GovEase after the Board of Supervisors unanimously approved the system during their regular Monday morning meeting.
  • Jobless rate dips as more enter jobs
    With about 100 more people in the Neshoba County’s workforce in February compared to the previous month, the unemployment rate here dipped slightly from 4.6 to 4.5 percent.
  • Marty’s seats and stuff arrive
    The contents of the State Theatre in Culpeper, Va., including 500 seats that were once in the Kennedy Center, were delivered to the Ellis Thursday. Work crews and volunteers spent most of the day unloading. It’s all part of into the Marty Stuart Congress of Country Music announced last April.
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