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Murder suspect skips on bond
Dennis Miller
Dennis Miller
A Philadelphia man who fled the state while out on a $100,000 bond for murder was expected to be extradited to Neshoba County today after being stopped last week in Arkansas for driving with a broken tail light.
Wednesday, January 21, 2015

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MUSEUM MEMORIES
Of the thirteen company officers of the 11th Mississippi Infantry Regiment captured at Gettysburg/Falling Waters, the Yankees imprisoned ten of them at Johnson's Island; one at Fort Delaware, Delaware; and one at Point Lookout, Maryland.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
School Menus
Week of January 26-30

Philadelphia Elementary

Breakfast

Monday- Cinnamon Roll, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Tuesday- Pancakes with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

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

Thursday- Breakfast Pizza, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Friday- French Toast Sticks with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
BIRTH ANNOUNCEMENTS
Mallory Reed

Latrisha Blakney and Travis Reed of Meridian announce the birth of a daughter, Mallory, born Nov. 12, 2014, at Anderson Regional Medical Center. Paternal grandparents are Jean and Barry Stephens. Maternal grandparents are Joanne and George Goodwin.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
HONOR ROLL
Philadelphia Elementary School

First Nine Weeks



Sixth Grade

Superintendent's List

Mary Ellen Booker, Adriana Rush, Emma Taylor

Principal's List

Asha Brand, Kara Daly, Owen Daly, Markasia Dupree, Teonna Gadson, Cassie Gomez, Quamane Graham, Talease Griffin, Dylan Hitt, Connor Long, Mason McCann, Davyon Mcwilliams, Colton Trapp, Kaiya Tucker.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Shooting sports reorganizational meeting set Jan. 22
The Neshoba County 4-H Shooting Sports re-organizational meeting will be held January 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Neshoba Coliseum. Any young person in Neshoba County between the ages of 8-18 may attend this meeting with their parent or guardian and find out what is required to be a part of the program.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Private applicator training on tap
Private applicators can attend training on Thursday, January 29th beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose Room located in the Neshoba County Coliseum.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Moorehead announces for District 4 Supervisor
I, Mike Moorehead, would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Supervisor, District 4 of Neshoba County and to ask for your consideration and support. I am a lifelong residence of District 4 and married to the former Martha Dickinson from District 4.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Tyler McCaughn announces for District Attorney
Tyler McCaughn of Newton, Miss., announces his candidacy for District Attorney for the 8th Circuit Court District covering Scott, Newton, Leake and Neshoba Counties.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Horne announces for Place 2 JC Judge
To the citizens of Neshoba County Place 2:

After much prayerful consideration and encouragement, I, Deric Horne, a lifelong resident of Neshoba County, am proud and honored to officially announce my candidacy for Justice Court Judge Place 2 in this upcoming 2015 election.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Spears announces for JC Judge, Place 2
After careful consideration, I, Johnathan "Earl" Spears, have decided to run in the upcoming election for Neshoba County Justice Court Judge, Place 2.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Gentry announces for county sheriff
I, Rudolph Gentry, am announcing my intention to seek the office of sheriff for Neshoba County.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Killens announces for superintendent
After much thought, prayer, and encouragement from many Neshoba County stakeholders, I, Joe Killens, am announcing my candidacy for Superintendent of Education for the Neshoba County School District.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Wilcher announces for District 4 Supervisor
I, Kevin Wilcher, would like to take this opportunity to announce my candidacy for Supervisor, District 4 of Neshoba County.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Two missing women found safe in Tenn.
Two women with early stage Alzheimer's, reported missing Saturday after traveling here from Michigan to visit family members, were later located in Tennessee and reunited with their family, the authorities said.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
COUNTY JAIL DOCKET
The county jail docket as of Tuesday, Jan. 20, 2015, at 7:59 a.m.:



• Jennifer Faye Green, 30, 12401 Road 325, Union, burglary, uttering forgery, two counts of credit card fraud, possession of counterfeit instrument, two counts of shoplifting, possession of a controlled substance, possession of paraphernalia
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Newton attorney qualifies for DA
A Newton attorney has qualified as a Republican for District Attorney, while incumbent District 44 state Rep. Scott Bounds has announced he will seek another term.

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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Supes appoint Thomas Justice Court Judge
Philadelphia Attorney Robert Thomas was appointed Justice Court Judge for Place 2 following a 45-minute executive session by the Neshoba County Board of Supervisors Tuesday afternoon.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Richardson joins Neshoba Pediatric
Neshoba County General Hospital and Nursing Home announced that Ann Richardson, CFNP has joined the team of Neshoba Pediatric Medical Clinic. Both Dr. Janell Vinson and Dr. Julia Riley are happy to have Richardson on board, officials said.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
CRIME BRIEFS
Man faces felony drug charge

A Philadelphia man was charged with felony drug possession after authorities responded to a report of a vehicle parked in the wrong lane on Road 147 in the Hope community.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Lauderdale board cited for open meetings law violation
The Mississippi Ethics Commission has found the Lauderdale County Board of Supervisors violated the state's open meetings law in 2013 by holding individual meetings to discuss a bond issue.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Good education theme of Martin Luther King program
The importance of obtaining a good education was a theme of the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. observance in Philadelphia on Saturday.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Murder suspect escapes jail
A murder suspect escaped from the Neshoba County Jail Monday and was apprehended about 30 minutes later, Sheriff Tommy Waddell said.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Ed initiative gave courts 'upper hand'
A ballot initiative requiring the state to provide "adequate and efficient" education would give chancery courts the power to decide what is adequate and efficient, not the Legislature, some legislators contend, so they've placed an alternative initiative to fully fund public schools on the November ballot.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
Former Philly grads reunited to brainstorm with administrators
A group of hand-chosen Philadelphia High School graduates were reunited earlier this month by Superintendent Lisa Hull to brainstorm as part of an advisory council to address better ways teachers and administrators can prepare current high school students for college.
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Wednesday, January 21, 2015
School Menus
Week of January 19-23

Philadelphia Elementary

Breakfast

Monday - Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday

Tuesday - Banana Muffins, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Wednesday - Breakfast Bagel, Fruit, Juice, Milk

Thursday - French Toast Sticks with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk

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

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
MUSEUM MEMORIES
During early 1944, Neshoba County soldier Sergeant James J. "Tite" Bowie wrote home from near Naples, Italy to his family: "I had to go to Naples a few weeks ago. I was looking around for something to read, and, by golly, I found a Neshoba Democrat on that plane. I got all excited and began to look around for someone from Neshoba County.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Smith celebrates 100 years
Zudye Willis Smith, formally of Philadelphia, will celebrate her 100th birthday on Jan. 17.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Copeland named to dean's list
Kensey Copeland of Philadelphia was among the list of distinguished Northwest Mississippi Community College students to be recognized for making the Dean's List for their academic work during the fall 2014 semester.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Town and Country Garden Club met for December
The Town and Country Garden Club of Philadelphia held its December meeting at The Beacon Street Bistro.

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Wednesday, January 14, 2015
Junior 4-H show coming to coliseum
The 2015 Neshoba County Junior 4-H Livestock Show will be held this Saturday, January 17. Check in of livestock begins at 3:00 p.m. Livestock Show is to start at 6:00 p.m. This is the 25th annual event.
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Wednesday, January 14, 2015


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