Jan. 13, 1933

Around 650 families of Neshoba County have been given relief through the aid of the Reconstruction Finance Corporation since the opening of the relief office in this city about two months ago, with Mrs. Hannah Eaton Jackson and Walter Darby in charge.

Jan. 15, 1943

The President's Birthday Ball will soon be celebrated on various dates over Neshoba County and the nation by all of the schools and civic groups in order to raise funds for treatment of infantile paralysis victims. Plays, box suppers, carnivals and other forms of activities will be used to raise the money.


Mr. J. C. Brister has been named Manager of the Pet Milk Co. of this city, succeeding H. M. Gilliland, who resigned several weeks ago.

Jan. 15, 1953

January 23rd is the day for the Bloodmobile Unit to come to come to this city. One hundred and twenty-five pints are needed from donators of this county that day. The total quota for the year is 372. and the Unit will pay three visits to the county this year.


On Saturday morning at 10 o'clock two registered Jersey heifers will be given away to winners of an essay contest. The two winners are Thomas Clyde Howle of Neshoba and Lucinda White of Zephyrhill.

Jan. 17, 1963

Contestants in the Neshoba County Miss Jr. Miss contest are shown as they assembled last Saturday morning at the home of Mrs. Dick Allen. They are Misses Dianne Faulkner, Laura Gipson, Carolyn Johnson, Voncille Herrington, Judy Trout, Sue Dunnigan, Margaret Cummins, Judy Marshall, Ruth Jayroe and Nell Herrington.

Jan. 18, 1973

Five young Philadelphia and Neshoba County men have been nominated for the Jaycee Distinguished Service Award.

The DSA will be presented Monday at the Rotary Club meeting.

Jerry Barham, nominated by the Rotary Club; Clayton Taylor Lewis, nominated by the Philadelphia Women's Club; Eric U. Mioton, nominated by the Lion's Club; Don Perry, nominated by the Futura Club; and Dale Tinsley, nominated by the Business and Professional Women's Club, Neshoba County Shrine Club and the Toastmaster's Club.

Jan. 20, 1983

The Neshoba County Shrine Club, with Albert Latting as president, was presented a plaque Saturday naming the club the 1982 Shrine Club of the Year for the Hamasa Shrine Temple jurisdiction. The club was selected by the officers and the Potentate of the temple, Ray Rushing.


Irvin Bozeman today announced his candidacy for re-election as coroner and ranger of Neshoba County.

Jan. 13, 1993

County Line Volunteer Fire Department serves about 400 homes and businesses in an eight-mile area.

The department was formed in March 1986 and in August of that year it was inspected by the Mississippi State Rating Bureau which certified it as an operational fire department with a Class 10 fire rating.

Jan. 8, 2003

Haward Bell's vision for his businesses is to offer the finest quality in office and home furnishings and interior decorating.

Bell received technical assistance from the Small Business Development Center, operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians.