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Neshoba vs. Philly
The Philadelphia Tornadoes took advantage of five Neshoba Central turnovers as they took a 37-19 victory over their cross-town rival Friday night in prep football game that was delayed for more than an hour because of lightning. At right, Philly's Johnathon Edwards (3) carries the ball.

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

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INCIDENT REPORTS
• Several items, mostly electronics, were reported stolen from an apartment at Reunion Court Apartments on Frog Level Lane on Sunday.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
FIRE REPORTS
Sept. 1

• Medical assist call on the 400 block of Crocket Avenue
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
County Jail Docket
The county jail docket as of Friday, Sept. 5 at 2:53 p.m.:
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Wednesday, September 10, 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 10, 2014
Collins to speak at CDP banquet on Sept. 29
A survivor of the 2009 US Airways Hudson River crash will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Community Development Partnership on Sept. 29.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Supes approve $6.5 million budget
A $6.5 million general fund budget for Fiscal 2015 was formally approved by the Board of Supervisors after no one voiced opposition during the public hearing on Monday.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
City, county clean-up day set
City and county officials, along with the Community Development Partnership, have scheduled a countywide cleanup day for Saturday, Sept. 27 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
FLASHBACKS
SEPT. 7, 1934

Senator Hubert D. Stephens, candidate for re-election, will speak at Philadelphia on next Wednesday afternoon, Sept. 12nd, at 2:00 o'clock, in the county courthouse. The public is cordially invited to attend the speaking.

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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
CRIME BRIEFS
Meridian man charged in car burglary at Silver Star


A Meridian man was charged in connection auto burglary which occurred in the parking lot of the Silver Star Hotel and Casino on Aug. 28, Neshoba County Sheriff Tommy Waddell said.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Stuart to resign as Justice Court judge
A new Justice Court Judge for Place 2 will be appointed by the Board of Supervisors to fulfill the unexpired term of Brad Stuart, who will resign on Sept. 17 to accept a position with a state agency.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Aldermen take no action on employee pay hikes
No action was taken once again on a proposed 20-percent salary increase for city department heads after the Mayor and Board of Aldermen formally approved a $7.9 million general fund budget for Fiscal 2015 last week, reducing taxes slightly.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Mars remembered for love of family
A memorial service for William Montgomery "Mont" Mars, a prominent Philadelphia attorney who for many years was a member of the oldest law firm in the county, was held Sunday at 2 p.m. from McClain-Hays Funeral Home Chapel.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Repair bids sought for Neshoba HS
An emergency was declared by the Neshoba County School Board last week in an effort to expedite temporary repairs to the 50-year-old high school after an engineer determined its lifetime is limited and that parts could have to be vacated if structural issues worsen.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Man indicted in child porn case
A Philadelphia man faces multiple charges of possession of child pornography after he was indicted by a grand jury last week.
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Wednesday, September 10, 2014
Governor's wife reads to Neshoba second graders
Mississippi First Lady Deborah Bryant presented a copy of a book by a Mississippi author to Neshoba Central Elementary School after reading it to two classes of second graders Thursday morning, sparking one attentive student to quiz her about the number of accelerated reading points he would receive.
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Wednesday, September 10, 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 3, 2014
CRIME BRIEFS
Two charged in burglary at Linwood church
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
County Jail Docket
The county jail docket as of Friday, Aug. 29 at 5 p.m.:

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
MDES has new website, mobile app
Mississippi Department of Employment Security (MDES) has a Cutting-Edge Website and Mobile App that connect employers and job seekers.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
'Miracle on the Hudson' passenger to speak at Sept. 29 CDP banquet
A survivor of the 2009 US Airways Hudson River crash will be the guest speaker at the annual meeting of the Community Development Partnership on Sept. 29.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Reward posted in Aug. 19 armed robbery at Wendy's
A reward has been posted through Crime Stoppers 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 3, 2014
Adult, juvenile charged in three burglaries on Kosciusko Road
One adult and a juvenile were charged in connection with three burglaries which occurred at residences on Kosciusko Road, leaving one homeowner to warn her neighbors to be observant.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Sales tax collections dip 1.5 percent during June
Philadelphia saw a $5,308, or 1.5-percent decrease, in sales tax collections in June, but city officials remain optimistic about the new fiscal year which begins Oct. 1.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Three face murder in stabbing death
Three adults and a juvenile have been charged in connection with the Aug. 15 stabbing death of Tribal member Jonas Keith Joe.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Engineer: School needs major work
The 50-year-old Neshoba Central High School building has major structural deficiencies, its lifetime is limited and parts could have to be vacated if conditions worsen, engineers have told the county School Board.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Facility will withstand 200 mph winds
State-of-the-art technology in the new $1.6 million Emergency Operations Center has pushed Neshoba County in a whole new more effective digital direction, officials said.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Injuries
One man was injured after his SUV ran off the side of the road and into a creek off Mississippi 15 south near county Road 432 last Wednesday morning. The man was taken by ambulance to Neshoba County General Hospital. Other details were not available at press time because the incident report had not been filed by the Mississippi Highway Patrol.
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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Man injured in rollover accident
One man was injured after his SUV ran off the side of the road and into a creek off Highway 15 south near County Road 432 Wednesday morning.
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
MUSEUM MEMORIES
Nine days after the 1952 Miss Neshoba County pageant ended, one in which Miss Gloria Williams won second alternate honors, the Philadelphia High School Band, including 81 teenagers and nine chaperones, traveled in two Continental Trailway buses to New York City to participate in the American Legion National Convention.
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014
Town and Country Club meets in Barnett home
The Town & Country Garden Club of Philadelphia met Friday Aug. 15 at the home of Rebecca Barnett.
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Wednesday, August 27, 2014


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