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  • The full-scale exodus to the famed Neshoba County fairgrounds will be well underway this weekend. Mississippi’s “Giant Houseparty” officially opens Monday, although there will be programs Saturday and Sunday by eight riding clubs of this area.
  • The full-scale exodus to the famed Neshoba County fairgrounds will be well underway this weekend. Mississippi’s “Giant Houseparty” officially opens Monday, although there will be programs Saturday and Sunday by eight riding clubs of this area.
  • U.S. District Judge Sidney Mize Thursday dismissed a suit requesting appointment of U.S. commissioners in Mississippi’s 82 counties for the protection of Civil Rights workers
  • U.S. District Judge Sidney Mize Thursday dismissed a suit requesting appointment of U.S. commissioners in Mississippi’s 82 counties for the protection of Civil Rights workers
  • The bodies of three missing civil rights workers who disappeared here on June 21 were uncovered in a dam of a pond by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4. Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, both white, of New York and James Chaney, Negro, of Meridian, were last seen leaving Philadelphia on June 21 after paying a fine for speeding.
  • The bodies of three missing civil rights workers who disappeared here on June 21 were uncovered in a dam of a pond by Federal Bureau of Investigation agents about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday Aug. 4. Michael Schwerner and Andrew Goodman, both white, of New York and James Chaney, Negro, of Meridian, were last seen leaving Philadelphia on June 21 after paying a fine for speeding.
  • July 16, 1964

    If an accurate count could be recorded, this writer would say that the number of Mississippians who say they are going to vote for Barry Goldwater would be in the several hundreds. I have yet to find a citizen of Neshoba County who condones the actions of the national Democratic party and Lyndon B. Johnson. There will be a strong organization in this Mississippi county for the Senator, just as there will probably be in all other counties. A meeting Friday night at the courthouse in Philadelphia will give many an opportunity to express themselves on the matter
  • July 16, 1964

    If an accurate count could be recorded, this writer would say that the number of Mississippians who say they are going to vote for Barry Goldwater would be in the several hundreds. I have yet to find a citizen of Neshoba County who condones the actions of the national Democratic party and Lyndon B. Johnson. There will be a strong organization in this Mississippi county for the Senator, just as there will probably be in all other counties. A meeting Friday night at the courthouse in Philadelphia will give many an opportunity to express themselves on the matter
  • July 23, 1964

    A lawsuit for $1,000,000 on behalf of Neshoba County Sheriff Lawrence A. Rainey has been filed in Chancery Court here, naming Buford W. Posey, the National Broadcasting Company, Richard Valeranni, the Lamar Life Broadcasting Company and the Southern Television Corporation as defendants. The suit was filed by Attorney Laurel Weir on July 18.
  • July 23, 1964

    A lawsuit for $1,000,000 on behalf of Neshoba County Sheriff Lawrence A. Rainey has been filed in Chancery Court here, naming Buford W. Posey, the National Broadcasting Company, Richard Valeranni, the Lamar Life Broadcasting Company and the Southern Television Corporation as defendants. The suit was filed by Attorney Laurel Weir on July 18.
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