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Leah Stinson
Leah Stinson
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00 PM
lmost 600 children in Neshoba County will soon see the arrival of their first book from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and coordinator Leah Stinson couldn’t be more excited.

The program mails a free, brand-new, age-appropriate book to enrolled children every month from birth until five years of age, creating a home library of up to 60 books and instilling a love of books and reading from an early age.
  • After the smashing Confederate victory at Second Manassas, Major General John Pope and his Federal Army of Virginia fell back to the entrenchments around Washington. In Washington, President Abraham Lincoln suppressed his doubts and re-appointed Major General George McClellan as commander of the reconstituted Army of the Potomac, a moved opposed by Secretary of War Edwin Stanton and Secretary of Treasury Salmon Chase.
  • You probably think I am crazy talking about a fall garden while the weather is so hot.  But after so many spring gardens failed due to excessive heat and drought, we might need a few more vegetables for the winter cupboard.  Plus, we can have fresh vegetables up to the beginning of the winter

  • Philadelphia Elementary School


    Monday: Cinnamon Roll, Fruit, Juice, Milk

    Tuesday: Sausage Pancake with syrup, Fruit, Juice, Milk
  • Kaitland Marie Jones to wed Daniel Darby Evans on Sept. 3
    Kaitland Marie Jones and Daniel Darby Evans will be married Saturday, Sept. 3, 2016, at the ancestral home of the groom-elect, fondly known as the Darby Old Place.
  • Mr. Sellers, Miss Deweese to wed Aug. 27 at Circle M Plantation
    Mr. and Mrs. Warren Deweese III announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Marlee Danielle Deweese to Jonathan Scott Sellers, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Sellers.
  • Part of the crowd in Wrigley Field, home of the famed Chicago Cubs baseball team, was from Mississippi.  In that huge stadium sitting in prime seats were Woody and Elise Reed from Philadelphia and their son and daughter-in-law, Shane and Katelyn Reed from Starkville. The Reeds are avid Cubs fans and had the opportunity to see their favorite baseball team play in their home field.  The Cubs were playing the Los Angeles Angels.  The Mississippi cheers must have helped because the Cubs won their ninth straight game.  It was an exciting on
  • It’s all about football in the Schoolar home
    Football season has arrived and no family can attest to that more than Mary Leigh and Patrick Schoolar and children Piper, 5, and Talan, 3.

    Patrick is Neshoba Central High School’s head football coach, a career which brought them to Philadelphia from Aberdeen where he coached for five years.
  • The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reports three new human cases of West Nile virus (WNV), bringing the 2016 state total to eight. The reported cases are in Hinds (2) and Lowndes counties.
  • Neshoba County Schools

    PK – 12th grade

  • The MSU Extension Service - Neshoba County would like to thank all of the exhibitors who entered exhibits in the exhibit hall at the 2016 Neshoba County Fair.  Neshoba County has many talented exhibitors who take much pride in their handiwork, gardening, field crops and food preservation skills. They spend many hours each year preparing their exhibits for the Neshoba County Fair to be exhibited in the Exhibit Hall and we appreciate their participation. 
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