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Shelby Greenwood
Shelby Greenwood
Wednesday, July 18, 2018 12:00 PM
Neshoba County’s Miss Hospitality Shelby Greenwood will be competing in the 68th annual Mississippi Miss Hospitality competition on Friday and Saturday at the Saenger Theater in Downtown Hattiesburg.
  • Congratulations to Bobby and Pam Nance Hardy who celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary on July 6th.  Pam and Bobby are the parents of two sons, Jonathan and Brian Hardy and two daughters-in-law, Allison Beazley Hardy, and Mitzi Reed Hardy, and two grandsons. Pam says life has been good and filled with many blessings!
  • Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. is accepting applications for 2018-2019. Child must be: 3-4 years of age on or before Sept. 1 for Head Start or 15 months to 35 months of age on Sept. 1 for Early Head Start.  The following information must be presented:  Proof of income:  1040A, 1040EZ tax return, child support, TANF letter, copy of college grants/scholarships, and any other source of household income.  Social Security or SSI statement.  
  • The JOY(Just Older Youth) group from East Philadelphia Baptists Church take the months of June, July, and August off each year for a much needed rest.  They start back again in September, al rested and ready to do what they do best, eat, sing at three different nursing homes each month, and, of course, travel.  They have planned to load up in their bus and head for Branson, Missouri, October 1-4.
  • Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. is accepting applications for 2018-2019. Child must be: 3-4 years of age on or before Sept. 1 for Head Start or 15 months to 35 months of age on Sept. 1 for Early Head Start.  The following information must be presented:  Proof of income:  1040A, 1040EZ tax return, child support, TANF letter, copy of college grants/scholarships, and any other source of household income.  Social Security or SSI statement.
  • The Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians, in collaboration with California-based innovation firm 7th Future, will present “Hack the Future: Between Earth & Sky,” the first-ever Hackathon on the Choctaw Indian Reservation and in the region on July 13-15.
  • Sixth Chancery Youth Drug Court receives seized car
    The Sixth Chancery District Youth Drug Court received a donation of a Honda Accord that was seized by the Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics. The vehicle will primarily be used by Drug Court Coordinator Wesley Hazelwood, who must travel throughout the six county distric
  • Wearing a long white christening gown and matching baby bonnet, tiny Stanford Scott Winstead was baptized during the 10:30 morning mass at Holy Cross Catholic Church.  Father Augustine Palimattam, Pastor, performed the Sacrament of Baptism.  Stanford is the son os Jeffery and Emilee Winstead.  Godparents are Garry "Red" Myers and Any Peasgood.  Family and friends joined the congregation in welcoming Stanford Scott as a member of the Catholic Church.
  • Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. is accepting applications for 2018-2019. Child must be: 3-4 years of age on or before Sept. 1 for Head Start or 15 months to 35 months of age on Sept. 1 for Early Head Start.  The following information must be presented:  Proof of income:  1040A, 1040EZ tax return, child support, TANF letter, copy of college grants/scholarships, and any other source of household income.  Social Security or SSI statement.  
  • Geyser Falls donates to the Hamasa Shriners
    CHOCTAW — Pearl River Resort’s Geyser Falls Water Theme Park has donated more than $10,000 to the Hamasa Shriners of Meridian.  The collaboration between Geyser Falls and the Shriners began in May, when a portion of ticket sales, online and at the gate, were designated to help the Shriners.  Rahka Brescia, Director of Geyser Falls Water Theme Park, said “We are happy to assist the Hamasa Shriners.  They are a non-profit organization that solely caters to children, including Tribal members”.
  • The Youth Group from East Philadelphia Baptist Church recently returned from Laguna Beach Christian Retreat near Panama City Beach, Florida.  They partnered with a church in the area and did mission work at their church.  They called it Exchange Beach Retreat.
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