Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:00 AM
Sept. 3, 1943
CPL. Willie F. Green, who is somewhere in the Southwest Pacific, advises that he has been getting the Democrat regularly and that he enpoys it very much. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W. R. Green, of this city.
Sept. 3, 1953
A 1,860,000 bale cotton crop is forecast for Mississippi in 1953, according to D. A. McCandliss, Agricultural Statistician in the State.
The forecast is 46,000 bales smaller than the 1952 crop, but is 190,000 bales more than the 10 year average production.
Sept. 6, 1973
In the Aug. 23 Democrat was a picture of O. D. Jackson with two watermelons weighting 60 pounds, which were grown in the Dixon community. District Four Supervisor Edd Dickinson, also of Dixon, saw the picture and drove by with these two melons, one weighing 81 pounds and the other, 71 pounds.
Sept. 8, 1993
Contestants in Neshoba County's Junior Miss program take a break from practice Saturday afternoon. The Junior Miss program will be Saturday, Oct. 13 in the Philadelphia High School auditorium. Seated, from left, are Jessica Warren, Christy Madison, Mandy Goldman, Angie Sistrunk and Shoney Nelson. In back are Jennifer Ellison, Jennifer Thomas, Julie Terry, Katrina Calloway, DeAnna Smith, Christy Ford and Paige Parkes. Not pictured are Brandy Russell and Shawna Russell.
Sept. 3, 2003
Work continues on the four-laning of Mississippi 16 from Williamsville to the Choctaw Indian Reservation. This nearly $20 million project is on schedule and set for completion in 2005. Two-way traffic is expected to be shifted to the new eastbound lanes as the existing road is torn up to make way for the westbound lanes. North and south frontage roads are planned closer to Williamsville.