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Garry and Carol Clay visit Center Hill Cemetery, where they believe Garry's great-grandfather is buried. 
Garry and Carol Clay visit Center Hill Cemetery, where they believe Garry's great-grandfather is buried. 
Wednesday, May 23, 2018 12:00 PM
A Florida couple was in Neshoba County last week searching for his paternal great-grandfather Hesikiah “Kiah” Clay’s grave believed to be in the Center Hill Church Cemetery near Tucker.
  • Aldermen deny clerks’ pay increase
    The Philadelphia Mayor and Board of Alderman took no action on a motion by Alderman-at-large Leroy Clemons to increase the pay of the two current employees of the municipal court clerk’s office as the motion failed for lack of a second.
  • Man facing 70 burglaries
    A Union man is facing 70 separate burglary allegations and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon after he was arrested last Tuesday.
  • Two-vehicle accident
    A Philadelphia Fire Department truck was involved in an accident on Frog Level Lane Wednesday morning. No injuries were reported.
  • According to local and state officials, the investigation into issues at the city of Philadelphia Municipal Court Clerk’s office are ongoing and no timeline exists yet for completion.
  • Ice cream social
    Pictured form left to right, Tracye Eakes, Katie Hillman, Sylvia Miller, Amy Norris, Catina Porter, Kay Hillman and Allie Witcher took part in an ice cream social at the Neshoba County Hospital Nursing Home Wednesday afternoon.
  • Alleged city shoplifter pays bill at local bussiness
    A Memphis woman allegedly caught shoplifting in downtown Philadelphia has paid her bill.
  • Relay raises $21,000 for research
    Organizers said that Neshoba Relay for Life has raised over $21,000 after their Relay for Life event Friday, which places them a little over halfway to their annual goal of $40,000.
  • The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians Tribal Election Committee certified petition signatures for the recall of council member Roderick Bell Thursday after a petition was filed May 10 and May 11 seeking the recall of Bell.
  • The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors changed the plan regarding the old caretaker’s house at Burnside Park and have now voted to try to sell the home instead of demolishing the structure.
  • State Games softball tournament to return to Philadelphia
    Philadelphia will once again host the State Games of Mississippi Youth USSSA fastpitch softball tournament at Northside Park on June 23-24.
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