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Philadelphia toddler in critical condition after hit and run
A Philadelphia toddler and member of the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians tribe remains in critical condition at University of Mississippi Medical Center after being struck by a vehicle outside a store in her hometown on Thursday.
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Mississippi Farm Bureau Federation concludes 92nd annual meeting
Nearly 650 Farm Bureau members, representing the state's 82 county Farm Bureaus, took part in the three-day meeting where, in addition to the election of officers and directors, the delegates adopted policy to guide the organization's efforts during 2014.
10 apply for vacant police chief post in Philadelphia, Miss.
The Neshoba Democrat reports 10 people have applied for the job. Young and the Board of Aldermen wrapped up interviews last week.
Mount Moriah Cemetery gatehouse nominated to the 11 most endangered
Built by Philadelphia architect Stephen Decatur Buttons in 1855 the Mount Moriah Cemetery gatehouse has been nominated to the National Trusts 11 most endangered historic sites in the US for 2014.
Citizens Holding Company Announces Cash Dividend
PHILADELPHIA, Miss. -- -- Citizens Holding Company announced today that its Board of Directors declared a cash dividend of $0.22 per share payable December 31, 2013 , to shareholders of record as of December 16, 2013 .
Aldermen vote down proposed smoking ban
The board of aldermen in Philadelphia has voted down a proposal to ban smoking in commercial buildings inside the city limits.
2 charged with hosting underage drinking party in Philadelphia
The Mississippi Alcoholic Beverage Control agents and Neshoba County sheriff's deputies served a search warrant at the party Saturday.
Contractor charged with murder in Philly collapse
The contractor who oversaw a botched building demolition that killed six people in a Salvation Army thrift store in Philadelphia was charged with murder, manslaughter and reckless endangerment on Monday.
50 years later, journalists remember stunned silence after Kennedy's death
Wallace Dabbs can still remember the quiet on Nov. 22, 1963. He recalls Water Cronkite breaking into "As The World Turns" with the news that President John F. Kennedy had been shot.
Science Fun Day in Philadelphia
Philadelphia Elementary School hosted a STEM Science Fun Day. STEM stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.
The Tanking of Liberalism
Let POTUS henceforth be known by his correct designation, S.A.E., "S" for surveillance, "A" for assassination, "E" for eavesdropping, an indelible legacy, no matter what follows in his second term, and from all indications, his militarism abroad, and degradation of the poor at home, can only get worse.
Stand up to bigotry of 'states' rights'
In 1980, after receiving the nomination of his party, Ronald Reagan kicked off his presidential campaign in Philadelphia, Miss., at the Neshoba County Fair.
Life after captivity: Ex-POW never escaped physical, mental anguish
Tom Campbell seemed invincible. He had broad shoulders, a no-nonsense crewcut and a brown-eyed stare that stopped people cold.