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Thrift bookstore to open May 2
A Union ministry for battered women is opening a new bookstore in Philadelphia in order to help fund a home here.
Wednesday, April 22, 2015

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Pat Mioton hosts Woman's Club meeting in home
The GFWC-MFWC Philadelphia Woman's Club held their February meeting in the beautiful home of Pat Mioton. Assisting her as hostesses were Jo Beth McGilbra, Rosanell Phillips, and Suanne Williamson with Phyllus Robinson assisting with decorating.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
MSU-CVM offers new therapy for horses
This is the time of year when 4-H families are gearing up for 4-H Horse Shows. With that thought in mind I encourage you to read the following which might be of interest to some of you who have various pain issues with your horse.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
MUSEUM MEMORIES
On Palm Sunday, April 9, 1865, Generals Robert E. Lee and Ulysses S. Grant met at the home of Wilmer McLean, a "pleasant, tree-shaded, two-story brick structure with a colonnaded porch," to discuss the surrender of Lee's Army of Northern Virginia.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Town and Country Garden Club meets in historic depot
The Philadelphia Town and Country Garden Club held their February meeting at the Depot.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
School Menus
Week of April 20-24

Philadelphia Elementary School

Breakfast

Monday: Cinnamon Roll, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Tuesday: French Toast Sticks with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Wednesday: Chicken Biscuit with jelly, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Thursday: Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Friday: Pancakes with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Farm pond management workshop
The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau, Natural Resource Conservation Service and the Neshoba County Extension Service are hosting a pond management workshop in Neshoba County. The workshop will be held at the Neshoba County Coliseum on Tuesday, April 28 at 6 p.m.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET
County Jail Docket as of Monday, April 20, 2015:

• Dewett Phillips, 25, 841 Conehatta Decatur Road, Conehatta, bench warrant for failure to appear.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Of Local Interest
HOMECOMING AT BOND BAPTIST CHURCH

The 176th Bond Baptist Church Homecoming Celebration will be held on Sunday, April 26. The service will begin at 11 a.m. with Bro. Glen Jackson delivering the message. Everyone is invited to join the congregation in a fellowship meal immediately following the worship service. Bond Baptist Church is located on Highway 21 North in Philadelphia.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Chancellor tells alums he's 'at peace,' was joy to serve
Ole Miss Chancellor Dan Jones had turned the tables on his old friend and journalist Charles Overby Saturday night and was asking the questions.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Man charged in theft
A Philadelphia man was arrested Monday in connection with the theft of a trailer from a farm in the Linwood community.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
First Baptist to host 'Ella's Light Fun Day'
Ella's Light Fun Day is coming to Philadelphia Saturday with kids' games, food concessions, cultural exhibits and musical and other entertainment all free of charge.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Aldermen to enforce sign ordinance
After a thorough review of the city sign ordinance and public feedback, both positive and negative, city officials said last week they would strictly enforce the current sign ordinance as opposed to rewriting it.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
5 more spice cases treated at hospital
Sixteen people have been treated for symptoms related to the effects of synthetic marijuana at Neshoba County General Hospital since late March, one on Monday and four others in the last two weeks, officials said, sparking one Philadelphia resident enrolled in drug court to plea for people, especially the young, to avoid the temptation.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Hospital sees $1.7 million profit
For the fourth consecutive year, Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing Home saw its revenues exceed expenses, its chief executive officer and administrator told the Board of Supervisors on Monday, noting a $1.7 million profit during fiscal year 2014.
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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Ham Jam

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
Man charged in theft
A Philadelphia man was arrested Monday in connection with the theft of a trailer from a farm in the Linwood community.

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Wednesday, April 22, 2015
14th Ham Jam Arts Festival kicks off Friday evening
Teams were preparing their uncooked hogs for the 2015 Ham Jam Arts Festival barbecue competition Friday afternoon, which is sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network.

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Friday, April 17, 2015
Man, woman face felony drug charges after eluding roadblock
A Philadelphia man and woman were arrested on felony drug charges after crystal methamphetamine was found inside plastic eggs in their vehicle near a roadblock on Mississippi 21 south on Easter Sunday.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Quilters present designs at meeting
It was a beautiful day to have a business meeting with the Nimble Thimbles. There were 14 quilters to sit in on this session. Our prayer list seems to be getting better with Bridgit Mewbourne, Steve Fowler and Bobbie Seal still on the sick list. Fay Peoples led the prayer.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
School Menus
Week of April 20-24

Philadelphia Elementary School

Breakfast

Monday: Apple Danish, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Tuesday: Sausage Pancake with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Wednesday: Breakfast Bagel, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Thursday: Poptarts, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Friday: Sausage Biscuit with jelly, Fruit, Juice, Milk
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Be vigilant against crape myrtle bark scale pest
A new insect pest found in Mississippi on March 15 could take away the crape myrtle's status as a beautiful and low-maintenance landscape tree. Crape myrtle bark scale, or CMBS, is an invasive insect that came to the United States from China. It was first found in Texas in 2004 and has since spread east to Shreveport and Houma, Louisiana; Little Rock, Arkansas; and Germantown, Tennessee. Ocean Springs joined this list when the insect was found on the coast in Jackson County.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
MUSEUM MEMORIES
On Sunday of this week, exactly 150 years ago, on April 12, 1865, a cold and gray day, columns of Confederate marched their last march up a country lane toward Appomattox.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
SWCD promotes tree planting
The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated Tree Planting Week with third grade students in local schools on February 26th.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Of Local Interest
MT. NEBO SPRING REVIVAL

Mt. Nebo Baptist Church will have their annual spring revival April 12-16. Service will start Sunday at 6 p.m Monday through Thursday at 7:30. Rev. O.J. Hudson will be the evangelist. Church is located at 257 Carver Ave., Philadelphia.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
ECCC concert choir to perform April 27
The East Central Community College Concert Choir will present its annual spring concert at 7 p.m. Monday, April 27, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Aldermen hear proposal to update city telephone, Internet systems
An official from CSpire gave the Mayor and Board of Aldermen a proposal that would upgrade telephone systems for city hall, the police department and the fire stations last weekend, though no formal action was taken.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Firefighters Smart, McBeath graduate from Fire Academy
Firefighters Gregory T. McBeath and Chance Smart of the Philadelphia Fire Department graduated April 9 from the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II course held at the Mississippi State Fire Academy in Jackson.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Annual Science Fun Day huge success for PES kids
For fourth through sixth graders at Philadelphia Elementary School, the Science Fun Day has been something many students have started looking forward to at the beginning of each year.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Body of Carthage man found alongside highway
The body of a Leake County man found alongside Mississippi 16 west Monday night was not stuck by a vehicle, the authorities said.

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Wednesday, April 15, 2015
Neshoba Central sets pre-k registration for 2015-16 session
The Pre-Kindergarten Program is located at the Neshoba County Parent Resource Center building at Valley View. Students are screened for enrollment by a pre-kindergarten test.
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Wednesday, April 15, 2015


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