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Carrie Shannon with children Cruz and Harper
Carrie Shannon with children Cruz and Harper
Wednesday, March 14, 2018 6:00 PM
There’s seldom a dull moment in Carrie Shan-non’s photography shop across from the courthouse on Beacon Street as her two young children can be found there most days.
  • Brent and Meagan Martin Anthony are happy to announce the safe arrival of their baby boy, Wynn Patrick, on Tuesday, March 6, 2018.  Wynn weighed 6 pounds and 6 ounces of preciousness and was 20.5 inches long.  He is the grandson of Ike and Carla Cox Martin of Philadelphia, and Jeff and Dianne Anthony of Brandon. His great grandparents are Tom and Shirley Cox of Philadelphia.  He has a big brother, Webb Anthony, who was pleased to finally meet his baby brother!
  • The United States Department of Agriculture /Natural Resources Conservation Service is providing financial assistance through the Upper Pascagoula Water Quality Enhancement Project.  The purpose of the Upper Pascagoula WQEP is to provide water quality improvement through the development and implementation of conservation plans and practices.  These conservation practices will reduce nutrient and sediment runoff into coastal waters.
  • Monday: Breakfast Bagel or Blueberry Muffin, Fruit, Juice, Milk
  • The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC), the accrediting body for East Central Community College in Decatur, has accepted the college’s Fifth-Year Interim Report with no additional information requested.
  • An engagement party honoring Marshall Cox and Gina Goorley was held on the evening of Feb. 25, 2018, in the Lake Cormorant home of Marshall's parents, Dr. Tommy and Leanne Cox.  The event was given for the couple by friends of Tommy and Leanne.  Guests enjoyed cocktails and appetizers as they listened to music by a jazz trio.
  • Usually, it is a few fish per day -- often catfish, but sometimes a mixture of species -- and the die off may continue for several weeks. Fish often show external signs of distress, including red sores, patches of fungus, and large ulcers in the head or back. All sizes of fish are affected. Upset pond owners often wonder who is out to get them, but it is highly unlikely that someone poisoned their fish.
  • Blue Magnolia Films offered a week-long documentary storytelling workshop recently for tribal members to stimulate health, wellness and community pride on the eve of the Mississippi Bicentennial.
  • Meagan Martin Anthony was honored with a "Baby Brunch Sprinkle" in the home of Cole and Morgan Simon on Feb. 17 in Brandon.  Hostesses for the occasion were Erin Breland Bond, Eliza Lauderdale Parsons, and Libby DeWeese, all of whom are longtime friends of Meagan from Philadelphia school days, and Morgan Simon, Brittany Massey, and Grace Vella of Brandon.
  • Teacher Academy students bring home multiple awards
    Select students from the Educators Rising student organization chapter at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career Technical Center who are enrolled in the Teacher Academy program recently participated in the state conference/competition in Natchez. 
  • The Dancing Rabbit Genealogical and Historical Society met on Feb. 14 for their regularly scheduled meeting. After the pledge of allegiance to the flag led by Robert Evans and a prayer led by Mike Ellis, the group was treated to a Mississippi trivia program presented by Ellis. 
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