October 23, 1942

C. Fred Morgan, director of the Miss. Civilian Defense Council, in a letter this week to Mrs. Walker Jones, who is chairman of this volunteer center, asked that each county school superintendent be urged to cooperate in a program designed to place a First Aid handbook in every 3rd home in the county.        

October 25, 1952

Rev. J.L. Neill, paster of the First Methodist Church, states that he has just completed a series of fifteen messages on the general theme of “What We Believe and Why” which seemed to mean much to all who head them. He is announcing a new series to begin next week dealing with some of the most intimate things of life.  


October 25, 1962

The East Philadelphia Baptist Mission is now located next to the new Neshoba County General hospital and invites everyone without a church home to worship wit them. The preacher at the mission is Rev. Ken Anderson.       

October 26, 1972

The W.W.U. Banks held their annual reunion last month in the clubhouse at Neshoba. The family had a record attendance in spite of serious illness, adversity, and bereavement in the family. After the meal, Paul Vance, president, called the meeting to order for business. Officers for the coming year are; Paul Vance, President; E.L. Eichelberger, Secretary and Treasurer; Mrs. Ada Mae Jones, reporter; and Mrs. Ed Pennington, devotionalist.       

October 28, 1982

The Philadelphia Homemakers Club met in the honor of Mrs. Van Davis. After the meeting was opened by the President, Mrs. Davis gave the devotion. She also led in the pledge to the flag. Mrs. Clyde Agent lead in prayer. Mrs. Irvin Ray called the roll and gave the financial report.            


October 23, 1992 

The Commission on School Accreditation has awarded the Philadelphia Public School District an accredited-clear status for the 1991-1992 school year. The Commission notified Superintendent Therrell Myers of the accreditation last week. 


October 23, 2002

Oak Grove Baptist Church in Philadelphia will be having homecoming and 110th Anniversary Observance this Sunday starting at 10:30 a.m. A potluck dinner will follow the service. The guest speaker will be Randy Coghlan of Kosciusko and music director will be Lamar Ethridge. The Rev. Paul Leber is pastor.      

   October 26, 2012

Neshoba Central High School’s Class of 1961 will have their 50th class reunion next week at Northside Park Senior Citizens Center Building. The price is $30 per couple or $15 for a single.

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