July 4, 1942
M.P. Hobby, Philadelphia mail carrier, was unanimously elected commander of local American Legion Post No. 138 at a special meeting.
July 3, 1952
Freeman Evans who for the past year has been Forester for Henderson-Molpus Lumber Company has resigned his position to accept a similar one with the Hood Lumber Company in Clinton, Louisiana.
July 5, 1962
Miss Dyann Fulton, 15 year old daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Victor Fulton of the Bond community, was crowned Dairy Princess by Miss Glenda Moore, 1961 Princess, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Moore of the Coldwater Community.
July 6, 1972
Robert Hays White of Philadelphia has been awarded a presidential scholarship to Mississippi College for the 1972-73 school year, Dr. Charles W. Scott, dean of students announced. White, son of Mr. and Mrs. Hays White of Philadelphia, was one of 44 students listed as presidential scholars by the college.
July 3, 1982
Ellsworth Oswald, chairman of the HOT Steering Committee, and Roy Bain of the Neshoba County Soil Conservation Service, are present with Philadelphia Mayor, Charles McClain, as he signs a proclamation designing; Hold Our Topsoil Day in Philadelphia.
July 4, 1992
Heather Wood, of Philadelphia, receives a certificate naming her a 1991-92 Hearin-Hess Scholar at the University of Mississippi.
July 4, 2002
Miss Kylea Jewel McKay graduated summa cum laude from Southeastern, Louisiana University in Hammond, Louisiana, with a bachelor of arts in business and a minor in management. She is the granddaughter of the late Brewer and Erline Chapman and the late Guy and Myra McKay, all of Philadelphia.