JUNE 27, 1941

Allen Perry of Philadelphia is one of 29 students from Mississippi State now attending the R.O.T.C. Coast Artillery Camp at Fort Barrancas, Florida. The six weeks period of instruction will be part of the training which will qualify these students for commissions in the Officers Reserve Corps upon graduation from college.  

JUNE 21, 1951

Pfc. Gene Thompson enlisted in the Air Force in April and is now stationed at Oklahoma University, Norman Oklahoma, where he is attending Clerk Typist School. Pfc. Thompson is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Willie Thompson of Edinburg.

Johnny Partridge, son of Mr. and Mrs. Cliff Partridge, of Philadelphia, has majored in the study of Practical and Theoretical Radio and Television. They have said that the young man had completed the course with creditable grades and the institute extended congratulations on his achievement. 

JUNE 22, 1961

Three Philadelphia ladies were winners in the State Golf Tourney for Ladies which was held at Northwood Country Club, in Meridian. The group playing in the nine hole tournament brought laurels to their home club and the awards as they were made that afternoon. The winners are; Mrs. Morris Perry, and she was the winner of the nine hole flight; Mrs. Irene Barfoot was the runner up; Mrs. Powell Goodsin, won as a medalist and also won consolidation flight. The tournament was attended by ladies from all over the state.    

JUNE 25, 1971

Terry L. Jordan of Philadelphia,has been elected President of the second-year class at the University of Mississippi School of Law. The other officers that were elected are; S.T. Rayburn, of Grenada, Vice President; and Boyd P. Atkinson, of Drew, Secretary-Treasurer.

JUNE 18, 1981

Randy Makesom has been named the new manager of Red and White SuperMarket. Makesom is from Cullman, Alabama. He is a graduate of Mississippi College. He and his wife, Brenda, will attend Beacon Street Baptist Church.

Misty Nichole Eakes, daughter of Mary Eakes and Dale Eakes, was named First Alternate in the Little American Doll pageant which was held in Union. She is also 6 years old.

JUNE 19, 1991

Melissa Ann Phillips of Union was one of some 299 students who received degrees at the University of Mississippi Medical Center graduation exercises recently held in Jackson. Phillips earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in medical technology. A Dean’s List scholar in the School of Health Related Profession, she is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Phillips of Union.

JUNE 20, 2001

Tiara Allanna-Marquisha Calloway was recently crowned Miss Summer Time Princess 2001 in the Summer Time Princess pageant in the Philadelphia-Neshoba Arts Council Theatre. Tiara is the 7 year old daughter of Ms. Margie Bell and Allen Calloway. She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Louella Davis and Leo Davis. Paternal grandparents are Mr. and Mrs. Lewis Calloway.


JUNE 22, 2011

Ramsey King and Shonda Jackson attended the FACE (Family and Child Education) Program during the 2010-2011 school year. They both received their GED Certification in May. The FACE students and staff congratulated them on a job well done. 

The Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce’s Allies for Education committee recently selected six local seniors to receive $1,000 scholarships. The recipients were honored with a dinner at the Depot. The seniors are; Cortney Spears, Marlee Williams, Shanequa Hathorne, Tyler Moore, Abby Posey, and Ruby Stewart.

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