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Among those helping with the Neshoba Touchdown Club’s annual crawfish and shrimp boil were, standing from left, Shannon Ruffin, Dustin Alford, Wade Pierce, Patrick Schoolar and Bradley White. Kneeling are David Huffman, Jacob Johnson and Dareyl Carter.
Among those helping with the Neshoba Touchdown Club’s annual crawfish and shrimp boil were, standing from left, Shannon Ruffin, Dustin Alford, Wade Pierce, Patrick Schoolar and Bradley White. Kneeling are David Huffman, Jacob Johnson and Dareyl Carter.
Wednesday, May 24, 2017 6:00 PM
Who boils 1,500 pounds of crawfish and 1,000 pounds of shrimp on a Friday afternoon? The Neshoba Central Touchdown Club!

The second annual event was a huge success Friday near the bus barn where coaches, parents, football players and other volunteers fired up multiple cookers for the near day-long event which started with a 4 a.m. trip to Gluckstadt to purchase the mudbugs and shrimp.
  • Quitman Country Club's  Buddy Davis Memorial Men's Four Ball golf tournament is Saturday, June 3 and Sunday,  June 4. Morning tee time is  8 a.m. and afternoon is 1 p.m. There will be cash prizes, door prizes, food and drinks on course..  Dinner after play on Saturday.

    Entry fee is $125 per golfer.  For more information, contact Wayne Litton: 601-776-2210, Jerome Wicker: 601-479-8630, Steve Hampton: 601-479-2574. 
  • Sometimes grandparents have to share their grandparents' privileges and divide them among their grandchildren who are having special events on the same day in different states!  Bob and Lynn Benson did just that when two of their granddaughters made their First Holy Communions in Alabama and Georgia on Saturday, May 6.
  • Couple to exchange vows on June 3
    Mr. and Mrs. Ronnie Chambers of Meridian are pleased to announced the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kristina Annette, to Drew Hansel Geoghagan, son of Tim and Beth Geoghagan of Paxton, Florida.

    The couple will exchange vows in an early afternoon ceremony on Saturday, June 3, 2017, at 2 p.m. at Fifteenth Avenue Baptist Church.
  • Brittany Hatcher named Outstanding Career Technical Student for 2017
    Brittany Hatcher has been named as “Outstanding Career-Technical Student” for the 2016-2017 school year at the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career Technical Center, a division of East Central Community College.    The award is sponsored by the Neshoba County Retired Teachers Association and was presented by Truitt Breazeale at Award’s Day on Tuesday, May 2.   
  • Registering for fall 2017 classes is among the activities new and transfer students will participate in when East Central Community College holds an Orientation session Wednesday, June 7, on the Decatur campus.
  • During the closing days of World War II in late April 1945, Seaman First Class James Monroe Hitchcock, son of Mrs. Thomas J. Hitchcock, decided that he could best honor the deeds and exploits of the light cruiser Biloxi in a poem, which led this writer to dub him and his budding poets as the ”Bards of Pearl.”* The Neshoba seaman penned: “From the shores of the Atlantic to the South China Sea, From the Isle of Espiriti to the beach of Ulithi, In the far Pacific waters since December 43, It’s the Navy’s one and only fightingest cruiser Biloxi!
  • Helen McGee and Alyssa Wilkinson have been awarded $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarships for the first two years of college.

    They were selected by a scholarship committee at the Yates Companies, Inc. based upon academics, extra-curricular activities and two short essays.
  •  The Michael and Melanie McNair household will be wearing black and gold this fall, the colors of East Central Community College in Decatur.  Both of their daughters will be involved with ECCC. Melanie as the drum major leading the Wall O' Sound band across the football field, and Ashley McNair as coach for the Centralettes dance team.  This promises to be a very exciting and busy year for the entire family.
  • Heidi Joanna Bohmer to become bride of Thomas Edward Shoffner in Maryland
    Mr. and Mrs. Earl and Susan Shoffner and Mr. and Mrs. August and Chris Bohmer would like to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their children,

    Heidi Joanna Bohmer to Thomas Edward Shoffner.
  • Choctaw Transit hosts 2017 MPTA Rodeo
    Choctaw Transit hosted the Mississippi Public Transit Association’s Roadeo 2017 on April 21-22, a two-day event for transit providers throughout the state of Mississippi. Meetings and trainings were held at the Silver Star Convention Center on the first day. The bus and van competition was held on Saturday, April 22 at the CCHS Baseball parking lot.
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