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Sarah Steele Coleman
Sarah Steele Coleman
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 6:00 PM
When one prepares “soul food,” such as turnip and collard greens, a recipe is not required, according to Sarah Steele Coleman, the longtime activities director at Neshoba County Nursing Home.

What’s more, if you dine in the Coleman house you’ll also have a pan of cornbread with your greens.
  • Birmingham, Ala.,  has a brand new resident with Philadelphia roots.  Precious little Kellen Matthew Kinard, II arrived on March 7, 2017, weighing 8 pounds and 11 ounces.  His very proud parents are Kellen and Katy McClenahan Kinard.  His Philadelphia grandparents are George and Tammy Tolbert Taewater who were so excited to welcome their second grandchild. Congratulations to the new parents!
  • Miss Buckley to wed Jonathan A. Griffin March 25 at ‘Venue’
    Annette Buckley of Union would like to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of her daughter, Curbie Alexis Buckley, to Jonathan A. Griffin.

    Miss Buckley is the granddaughter of Willie Towner and the late Willie Lee Buckley of 14501 Road 210 of Union
  • NCHS CLASS REUNION

    The 1967 Neshoba Central High School 50th class reunion will be Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church Family Life Center, 595 Center Avenue south, Philadelphia.
  • Wyatt V. Courage Run upcoming
    The Wyatt V. Courage Run is just 10 days away and no one is more excited than Craig and Melody Vowell.

    The race is named in memory of their son Wyatt, who was born on March 21, 2016,  with congenital heart disease. After undergoing numerous surgeries, Wyatt died on Aug. 15.
  • Philadelphia friends of John and Corinne McCormick will be happy to know that their grandson, Spence Johns, has signed a letter of intent to play baseball for the Vikings at Berry College near Rome, Ga., this fall.

    Berry College is a private four-year liberal arts college located in Mount Berry close to Rome, Ga.  It was founded by Martha Berry in 1902 and is located on 27,000 acres of land which makes it the largest contiguous college campus in the world. Part of the campus is open to the public for hiking, camping, and other outdoor activities.
  • Students observe Tree Planting Week
    The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District celebrated Tree Planting Week with third grade students in local schools on Feb. 16 and 22.   

    Erica Fortenberry with the Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District and Paul Jeffreys with Super Tree Seedlings visited with third grade students.
  • Greg McKee, President and CEO of The Citizens Bank of Philadelphia, recently announced the promotions of Mark Taylor to Senior Vice President and COO and Ray Stone to Senior Vice President and Chief Credit Officer.
  • During the great Civil War between the states in 1861 and 1865, many stories were told and letters were written by both Rebs and Yanks concerning their activities on and off the battlefield.
  • Seniors, superintendent attend education collaborative
    Philadelphia  High School seniors Macy Goldman and Jada White recently attended the Mississippi Superintendents’ Collaborative along with Philadelphia Public School District Superintendent Lisa Hull. Each school district represented in the collaborative chose two students to attend the meeting. David Rock, Dean of Education and Professor of Teacher Education, University of Mississippi, along with representatives from other universities were in attendance. 
  • NCHS CLASS REUNION

    The 1967 Neshoba Central High School 50th class reunion will be Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church Family Life Center, 595 Center Avenue south, Philadelphia.

     The cost is $25 a person or $50 for couples.
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