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Highway 491
The Mississippi Department of Transportation is currently performing chip seal jobs that will recondition several routes in central Mississippi, including  Highway 491 north from Mississippi 16 to Mississippi 21 in Neshoba County.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation is currently performing chip seal jobs that will recondition several routes in central Mississippi, including  Highway 491 north from Mississippi 16 to Mississippi 21 in Neshoba County.
The Mississippi Department of Transportation is currently performing chip seal jobs that will recondition several routes in central Mississippi, including Highway 491 north from Mississippi 16 to Mississippi 21 in Neshoba County.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Pay My Bill

MUSEUM MEMORIES
On April 12, 1861, Confederate cannons hurled missiles of death toward Fort Sumter in Charleston harbor, South Carolina, an action that opened the bloody American Civil War. Seven months later, Bishop William Henry Elder, Diocese of Natchez, visited the Church of the Holy Cross, a few miles northeast of Philadelphia.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Ticks can cause paralysis in dogs, humans and birds
This information on ticks should be of special interest to any pet owner and especially of interest to 4-H'ers enrolled in the pets project. I hope you will read this article.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
School Menus
Week of Sept. 29 - Oct. 3

Philadelphia Elementary Breakfast

Monday - Poptarts, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Tuesday - Sausage Biscuit with jelly, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Wednesday - Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Thursday - Banana Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Friday - Sausage, Egg and Cheese Sliders, Fruit, Juice, Milk

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Time to apply fall fire ant baits
Fall is the time to begin next year's fire ant control effort. By this time of year most home lawns and managed turf areas in Mississippi are infested with fire ants. This is true even if an aggressive fire ant control effort was carried out in the spring.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Countywide clean-up day set for Saturday
A countywide cleanup day, organized by city and county officials in conjunction with the Community Development Partnership, will give residents an opportunity to dispose of unwanted debris which is typically a challenge, officials said.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Rides to raise domestic violence awareness
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month and the Outsider Riders' Club joins Connie Moore in remembering all those affected by domestic violence.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Senators introduce bill to honor three civil rights workers murdered here in 1964
WASHINGTON - U.S. Senators Roger Wicker, R-Miss., Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., and Thad Cochran, R-Miss., have introduced legislation to award a posthumous Congressional Gold Medal to James Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner - men who lost their lives in 1964 while campaigning for civil rights during Mississippi's Freedom Summer. The bill is a Senate companion to H.R. 4409, introduced by Rep. Bennie Thompson, D-Miss.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
FLASHBACKS
SEPT. 21, 1934

The opening game of the 1934 season for the local football team will get under way at Harpole Field Friday afternoon, Sept. 21st at 3:30 o'clock when Coach J. B. Lesley leads his charges against Carthage, boasting a veteran team, featured by a smart quarterback, a plunging fullback, and a rambling tackle.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
CRIME BRIEFS
Computer, printer stolen in break-in

A computer and a printer were stolen in a burglary at a business on Adkins Street last week, the authorities said.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
EC announces schedule
Several workforce training classes are offered this fall at East Central Community College's Career Advancement Center located in Carthage.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
First case of Enterovirus confirmed in Mississippi
JACKSON - The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) confirms the first Enterovirus D68 (EV-D68) case in a Mississippi resident. The case was a Hancock County child who was hospitalized and has since recovered.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
United Way kicks off campaign
The 2015 fund drive of the United Way of Neshoba County is under way and area residents are being encouraged to "give your fair share."
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
JAIL DOCKET
The county jail docket as of Friday, Sept. 19 at 5:11 p.m.:

•Christopher T. Boler, 31, 317 Pearl Street, contempt of armed robbery, public drunk
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Philadelphia and Neshoba County schools decline joining lawsuit to fully fund MAEP
School officials at both Neshoba County and Philadelphia School Districts will not be joining a lawsuit against the state seeking to have the Legisture fully fund the Mississippi Adequate Education Program.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Hull cites sense of tradition at schools
The new superintendent of the Philadelphia Public School District said community support and pride in tradition make her role at the helm more enjoyable.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
LOCAL INTEREST
Tree orders

The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District will be taking tree orders through Oct. 31.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Leads city schools
The new superintendent of the Philadelphia Public School District said community support and pride in tradition make her role at the helm more enjoyable. Lisa Hull is serving her first year as superintendent of the school district after she was appointed by the School Board in June.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Community to recognize Janice Payne
The president of the Philadelphia Main Street Association, who was instrumental in its organization, will be honored next week as Philadelphia and Neshoba County's Citizen of the Year.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Dept. heads get 10% pay hike
City department heads, with the exception of the newly-hired police chief, will receive a 10-percent pay hike, while other city employees on the job for six months or more will receive 2.5-percent cost-of-living raises.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Residents oppose c-store near Bounds
A parcel of property on the eastern edge of town across from Bounds Avenue was rezoned for a convenience store, although a handful of neighboring landowners voiced opposition last week.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
2 charged in armed robbery at Wendy's
Two Philadelphia men were charged Friday in connection with the Aug. 19 armed robbery at the Philadelphia Wendy's where an undisclosed amount of cash was taken, the authorities said.

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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Summer Posey Hines to lead Democrat's ad department
Summer Posey Hines has been named advertising director at The Neshoba Democrat, it was announced.
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Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Man charged with false pretense in scam
A Philadelphia man was charged with false pretense Friday morning in connection with a scam after he allegedly portrayed himself as a Philadelphia Utilities employee while selling ads to a local business.
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Tuesday, September 23, 2014
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET
The county jail docket as of Monday, Sept. 15, at 8 a.m.:

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
LOCAL INTEREST
Revival at East Philadelphia Baptist

Revival services will be held at East Philadelphia Baptist Church located at 635 East Main St. on Sept. 14-17. Times for services are Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services for Monday-Wednesday will be held at 6 p.m.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
CRIME BRIEFS
Break-in reported at Magnolia residence


A residence on Magnolia Street broken into on Sunday, Police Chief Grant Myers said.
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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Resort, Tribe join forces in 'Biggest Loser 2' challenge
Pearl River Resort and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians want to see the State of Mississippi lose the title of the fattest in the nation and move the scale in the right direction for our citizens, officials said.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Holy Rosary Indian Mission to celebrate 130 years
Holy Rosary Indian Mission will celebrate the 130th anniversary of its founding on Saturday, Oct. 4 with a specail mass celebrated by Bishop Joseph Kopacz and preached by Father Bob Goodyear, S.T.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Supes join hazard plan
A new hazard mitigation plan which could encompass Neshoba and eight other counties in east Mississippi was approved by the Board of Supervisors.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Grand jury indicts man in DUI-maiming case
A Forest man pleaded not guilty to DUI-maiming Friday in connection with a two-vehicle accident on Holland Avenue in 2013, which disfigured "the ear and caused severe head trauma" to a person in the second vehicle, according to an indictment.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014


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