DEC. 3, 1937

Miss Auline Hiett, Circuit Clerk of Neshoba County, was elected president of the organization of Circuit Clerks of this (5th) congressional district at a meeting recently held at Decatur, Ms.

Other officers elected were  Vice-President, Miss Myrtle Brand, deputy clerk of Newton County, Decatur; and Secretary, Mr. A.C. Brady of Bay Springs.



At the noon luncheon of the Philadelphia Rotary Club, Riley Mundy local High School student, spoke, giving his observations on the club and expressing appreciation for having been the guest student of the club for the past six weeks.

Shine Hays made a talk on a recent Rexall Convention held in Atlanta, giving interesting information concerning the drug industry in general.



NOV. 30, 1967

Nine local girls will compete in the Neshoba County Junior Miss Pageant to be held in the Philadelphia High School Auditorium.

 The girls are Miss Carolyn Breazeale, she will do comedy as her talent.

Miss Judy Irons and her talent is to give a reading. Miss Amanda Johnson and her talent is to present a classical piano solo. Miss Jane Long and she will play a medley of Christmas songs on the piano.

Miss Judy Parker and for her talent she will sing, dance, and twirl-a combination routine.

Miss Glenda Pierce and her talent is to sing “Thoroughly Modern Millie.”

Miss Deanna Poe and her talent is to sing. Miss Donna Jean Risher and her talent is to do a Modern Jazz Dance routine. Miss Diane Tolbert and for her talent she will sing.



DEC. 1, 1977

Lynn Wolverton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy J. Wolverton of Philadelphia was among the 16 students from East Central Junior College to have been selected among the country’s most outstanding campus leaders and will be listed in the 1977-78 edition of Who’s Who Among Students in American Junior Colleges.



All three Breazeale brothers won trophies at the Pea Ridge Motocross race. Steve won second in the 125 Amateur Class, and in the Mini Class, John won first and James won third.





NOV. 25, 1987

Flags section members of the East Central Junior College Warrior Band for 1987-88 include Terry Cowan, Philadelphia; Laula Swinson, Forest; Penny Caldwell, Carthage; Carman Weaver and Jeannie Walsh, both of Morton; Leigh Ann Russell, Union; Sheila Goodwin, Carthage; Camille Williamson, Philadelphia;

Deloris Moulds, Union; and Margo Freeny, Carthage. The Warrior Band is under the direction of Tom Carson.



NOV. 26, 1997

Wesley Day of Philadelphia killed his first deer and it weighed 125 pounds while hunting in Ethel.



The National All-Age Fox Hunt held recently produced a inner at the annual hunt in Grenada.

Mary Neil Donald and her husband Gene Donald with their dog Donald’s Rooster were declared the winners.



David Goforth killed this seven point deer while hunting on his families property in Neshoba.

David is the 9 year old son of Tracy Henderson and Paul Goforth.



NOV. 28, 2007

Two outstanding seniors in the Mississippi High school rodeo Association received $1000 Mississippi Cattlemen’s Association scholarships at this year’s State Finals.

Joe Magee presented the awards to Amber Brooke McCaughn of Morton and Cody Burton Eakes of Philadelphia.

Cody is the son of Dobie and Raye Carol Eakes of Philadelphia. He was also awarded a Mississippi High School Rodeo Association Scholarship.