from The Neshoba Democrat
April 25, 1947
Miss Bernice Algood, daugther of Mr. and Mrs. A.L. Algood,
has been named valedictorian for the Philadelphia High School senior class,
'47, with Eugene Langston, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joab Langston as Salutatorian.
OCT. 29, 1943
Ensign Chalmers Kirk Algood, son of Mr. and Mrs. A. L. Algood, of this city, recently
completed a six-month training course for commissioned officers of the Naval Reserve,
at Harvard University, Cambridge, Mass., and has been assigned to duty with the Pacific
Fleet. He served as editor-in-chief of the class’s annual, “Tide”.
APR. 1, 1938
Mississippi State College students here for the Spring holidays
are Miss Nettie Maxwell, Morris Perry, Cecil and Kenneth Yates, George Hector, Ed Werkheiser, Chalmers
Algood, Ed Smith, Harold Howell and Jack McNeil.
JAN. 29, 1936
College students home for the weekend included Misses Dorothy Kerr and Sarah Hand, from MSCW,
Misses Ruth Perry and Kate Land, students at Blue Mountain College, Curtis Hays, Morris Perry,
Kenneth and Cecil Yates, Abe Thomas, Hugh Latimer, Ed Werkheiser and Chalmers Algood from State
College, Cooper Houston from the University of Alabama, and Algernon Cole, Herman Alford and
Richard Molpus from Mississippi College.
MAY 18, 1934
The 1934 convention of the 5th District Rural Letter Carriers’ will be held in Philadelphia
on Wednesday, May 30th, with an all day session, opening at 9:30 o’clock in the morning at
the high school auditorium. A large attendance is expected by the local committee in charge,
composed of A. L. Algood, chairman, H. E. Lundy, M. R. Pettey, and S. M. Houston.