JANUARY 13, 1939

Miss Pauline Henley, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. H.W. Henley of Philadelphia, has been selected “Miss Philadelphia High School” by the student body of the school. Miss Henley is an outstanding student, being member of the Junior Class. She has taken an active part in student activities and is a member of the Girl Reserve organization and of the Glee Club. She is also a gifted art student and plans to continue her art work on entering college after completion of her senior year. 

JANUARY 14, 1949

William F. “Pete” Evans of Union was named in a recent student election at Mississippi College, Clinton, as “Mr. Mississippi College”. The selection of Pete for this honor indicated that he was the man who most typified the ideals for which Mississippi College stands. Evans is a senior at Mississippi College, is a ministerial student. He is majoring in Sociology, in addition to his academic work, Pete has been an outstanding athlete during the time his time at Mississippi College. 

JANUARY 15, 1959

Joe Graves, son of Mr. and Mrs. Joe Graves, receives the sportsmanship trophy from Coach Bobby Posey at the banquet. The banquet was held by the Athletic Boosters club at the VFW home.

JANUARY 16, 1969

Billy C. Kilpatrick of the Laurel Hill Community has been named Neshoba County’s Outstanding Young Farmer of the Year by the Neshoba County Jaycees, sponsors of the award. Kilpatrick, a dairy farmer, was selected from a field of contestants because of his outstanding record of progress in dairying. Kilpatrick will go to Greenwood to enter the state competition for the Outstanding Young Farmer of Mississippi. 

JANUARY 21, 1979

Don Kilgore has been appointed city judge pro tempore by the mayor and Board of Alderman. Kilgore will supplement the services of present city judge Terry Jordan over the municipal court. 

JANUARY 18, 1989

James Paul Mckinion of Starkville recently joined approximately 350 outstanding high school juniors and senior from across the country at the Fall 1988 National Young Leaders Conference. Mckinion was selected as a Congressional Scholar based on demonstrated academic achievement, leadership, and citizenship. He is the son of Dr. James M. and Mrs. Aletha Stokes Mckinion of Starkville. He is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Hoy E. Stokes of the Bond Community and Mrs. Katie Mckinion and the late Elmer Earl Mckinion of Union.

JANUARY 6, 1999

Rotary Club students of the month are; Pete Deweese of Philadelphia High School and Tony Alawine of Neshoba Central High School. O.D. Jackson presents the awards. 

JANUARY 14, 2009

Neshoba Central High School NJROTC Color Guard participated in the opening ceremonies of the Mississippi Legislature held the refurbished Old Capitol. Members are; Cadet Chief Kate Moody, Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Harlan Wallace, Cadet Lieutenant Commander Shereka Riley, Cadet Lieutenant Shtoria Fox, and Cadet Lieutenant Junior Grade Johnny Ferguson. They are with Sen. Giles Ward, R-Louisville.