Wednesday, March 6, 2013 12:00 AM
March 3, 1933
These debutante daughters of prominent Washington democrats are making plans for the younger set to participate in the inaugural ball and other festivities in connection with the inauguration of President-elect Franklin D. Roosevelt. Left to right: Eleanor Branson, Elizabeth Wheeler, daughter of Senator Wheeler of Montana, and Helen Coolidge, daughter of Senator Coolidge of Massachusetts.
March 5, 1943
According to an unofficial report received by Mr. and Mrs. George Bounds of the Bloomo community, their son, Lieutenant Carson Bounds, may be a prisoner of the Germans somewhere in north Africa.
March 5, 1953
The Philadelphia High School Tornados, coached by Robert Case, took third place honors in the North Mississippi AAA basketball tournament held at Amory, last weekend.
March 7, 1963
Dollar Days have come to Philadelphia and Neshoba County. Sponsored by the Retail Merchants Committee of the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Chamber of Commerce, these three days, Thursday, Friday and Saturday, are being devoted to offering some amazingly low priced merchandise to the citizens of this area.
March 1, 1973
The Bond Team won the Men's Independent League Tournament by defeating Eakes' Auto sales 47-44. Rack Burt, director of the Parks and Recreation Department, presents the trophy to Art Fulton. Left to right are Keith Madison, Johnny Hester, Burt, Lynn Copeland, Fulton, Larry Ward and Wayne Thomas.
March 3, 1983
Mrs. James C. (Leslie) Parkes of Philadelphia won the overall women's division of the Jackson Opera Guild Five Miller Saturday. Mrs. Parkes ran the five miles in 33 minutes and 26 seconds, an average of 6:41 per mile. The winner of the men's division was Jerry Yunkers, who ran the race in 25 minutes and 50 seconds. There were 260 entrants in the race.