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Anna Spears loves to spend time in the kitchen cooking for family and friends.
Anna Spears loves to spend time in the kitchen cooking for family and friends.
Wednesday, July 17, 2019 12:00 PM
Cook of the week Anna Spears says spending time in the kitchen cooking has similarities to life in the pageant world. 
  • Three of Neshoba County School District's students were in Milan, Italy during the first week of July.  Mary Grace Mitchell, Maggie Hardin, and Emma Rhinewall represented their band, school, county, and the state of Mississippi.  They competed in the Lions Club International Convention which was held in Milan this year.  It was a tremendous honor for these students to be selected for competition.  They were great representatives. Congratulations.
  • The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1979 will have a 40th year class reunion on Saturday July 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm located at The Rubye Yates House.  Please send $40.00 per person to Phyllis Boatner Manning 11071 RD 145, Philadelphia, MS  39350 by June 20, 2019 if you are attending. For more information contact Regina Fortenberry @ 601-416-9813.
  • United Way of East Mississippi will host its third annual “Stuff the Bus” school supply and uniform drive in Neshoba County this year. The event will take place on Wednesday, July 17 at the Community Development Partnership at the Depot. The drive will be from 9:00AM to 3:00PM. Stuff the Bus provides the opportunity for citizens to assist their local public elementary schools by donating school supplies, new or gently worn uniforms, and monetary donations. 
  • Union’s Sharp attends ‘19 HOBY seminar
    Alex Sharp of Union recently attended the Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar held at Millsaps College in Jackson. 
  • Receives award
    Blake Cook was recently named the Central District and State Star in Ag Placement at the State FFA Convention.
  • The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1979 will have a 40th year class reunion on Saturday July 20, 2019 at 6:00 pm located at The Rubye Yates House.  Please send $40.00 per person to Phyllis Boatner Manning 11071 RD 145, Philadelphia, MS  39350 by June 20, 2019 if you are attending.  We are looking forward to seeing each and every one of you.  For more information contact Regina Fortenberry @ 601-416-9813, please leave a message and your call will be returned.
  • Congratulations to Macy Martin!  She passed the Mississippi State Board Exam and is an official Registered Nurse.  Macy graduated from UMMC's nursing program in May.  She has her first job at Blair E. Batson Hospital's Pediatric Intensive Care Unit.  Macy also has a Bachelor's Degree in psychology, but has always been interested in becoming a nurse.  Her dream has become a reality, and her family is so very happy and proud.  She is the daughter of Ike and Carla Cox Martin of Philadelphia.  Her Philadelphia grandparents are Tom and Shirley Cox.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Tim Littlejohn of Eupora announce the engagement of their daughter, Anna Claire Littlejohn, to Mitchell Reed Shaw, son of James Irby Shaw and Heather Johnson of Eupora.
  • Jenna Ann Duckworth to wed Clayton Brian Hendry Jr. July 13
    James Duckworth of Collins and Melinda Duckworth of Lena would like to announce the engagement of their daughter Jenna Ann Duckworth to Clayton Brian Hendry Jr. 
  • Isaiah Autrey spent an interesting and fun filled week at STEAM Camp which was held at Meridian Community College from June 10-14 during the afternoon of each day.  STEAM is an acronym for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math.  Students who are involved in this program in their regular school year are introduced to these fields with the goal of expanding knowledge and exploring the possibilities of future career choices.
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