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NOVEMBER 7, 1941

Indications are that the response to the annual Red Cross Roll Call to be conducted in Neshoba County November 11-15 will be the best ever received here, J.H. Kilgore, Roll Call Chairman, said today.  

NOVEMBER 3, 1951

Back in Mississippi from twelve months of legislative activity in Washington, Senator  John C. Stennis will meet with the people of Neshoba County at Philadelphia on November 12 to give them a report on national and international affairs and answer their questions on topics in which they are interested.   

NOVEMBER 3, 1961

Not less than $5.00 will be given at the Philadelphia Goodwill Days program Saturday at 3:15 p.m. and there will be two winners getting $50.00 each.   

    

NOVEMBER 4, 1971

A crew from the State Department of Agriculture has completed a fire ant suppression in Neshoba County, according to District Four Supervisor Edd Dickinson   

NOVEMBER 5, 1981

Marty Gamblin, son of Mr. and Mrs. Lamar Gamblin of Philadelphia, was recently selected by recording artist, songwriter and performer extraordinaire Glen Campbell to administer Campbell’s Los Angeles based Glen Campbell Publishing Co.       

NOVEMBER 1, 1991

Finding a piece of hi-tech equipment in the forests of east-central Mississippi would be similar to finding a needle in a proverbial haystack - or would it? About 100 spectators at the Neshoba County Forestry Field Day at Weyerhaeuser learned first-hand Saturday that the computer isn’t just for pristine office environments anymore. 

The Mississippi Forestry Commision will again receive approximately $50,000 in federal grant funds for sub-granting to rural community fire departments under the Rural Community Fire Protection Program, State Forester Jim Sledge Jr. said.

    

NOVEMBER 1, 2001

Building an antique mall with a Neshoba County Fair theme, exploring economic incentives of downtown studio-loft housing, and recruiting a family restaurant to the area were among the suggestions made by a Jackson marketing firm in a plan submitted to the community’s economic development leaders.          

 

NOVEMBER 1, 2011

Central District Transportation Commissioner Dick Hall joined city officials from Philadelphia and Meridian and others to ceremonially cut a ribbon at the new four-lane Phase 2 section of Mississippi 19 at House last Wednesday. 

Holy Cross Catholic Church on Byrd Avenue will celebrate its sesquicentennial anniversary Sunday. 





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