JANUARY 20, 1939

Miss Elizabeth McNeil, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Marvin McNeil of Philadelphia, and a Junior at State Teachers, College Hattiesburg, was one of the fifty six students to make honor roll for fall quarter. To make honor roll a student must make at least forty honor points. 



JANUARY 21, 1949

Reverend Howard Rich of Kingsville, Texas with his wife and two children will arrive here shortly to assume the duties of Associate Pastor for the First Baptist church. Reverend Rich will be assistant to Dr. Norman Q. Geer, pastor. 



JANUARY 22, 1959

Willard Hays, Vice-President of McClain-Hays Funeral Home of Philadelphia, was named as a new director for the Bank of Philadelphia at the annual board meeting. 



Miss Dorothy Carolyn Johnson, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Johnson, of Neshoba, has won her wings after completing her courses of training at American Airlines’ Stewardess College, located at Forth Worth, Texas. She has been assigned flight duty out of Boston, Massachusetts. She graduated from Linwood High School and attended East Central Junior College in Decatur. She was with the Mississippi State Highway Department before joining American. 



JANUARY 23, 1969

Sgt. Robert C. Jones, son of Mrs. Clennie Jones of Philadelphia, is administered the U.S. Air Force oath of enlistment at Elmendorf AFB, Alaska. Sergeant Jones is a radio technician at Elmendorf. The Sergeant, a graduate of Arlington High School, is married to the former Peggy A. Nolan, daughter Mr. and Mrs. W.J. Nolan of Carthage. Captain Patricia J. Diggan, an administrative officer officiates it.



JANUARY 18, 1979

Mary Glynn Henderson of Carthage, a fifth-year student in the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy, will begin serving an externship at Gibson Pharmacy  in Philadelphia this month. Miss Henderson, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Henderson of Carthage, will work under Percy Kea in the externship. Kea is a clinical instructor for the University of Mississippi School of Pharmacy. 



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 20, 1999

Luke Miles, 7 year old son of Ron and Barbara Miles, killed his first deer while hunting with his uncle in Kemper County. Luke is a second grader at Neshoba Elementary School. 



JANUARY 21, 2009

Jacob Eli Killens, 5, killed his first deer while hunting with his dad in Leake County. He is the son of Frankie and Krystal Killens.