APRIL 7, 1939

Mrs. Leatrice Arrington of Brookhaven, Martha Varnado of Jackson and Alice Bertha Herzog of Vicksburg, seniors at Mississippi State College for Women, acted as judges in the Oratorical Contest sponsored by the American Legion in District 6. 


APRIL 8, 1949

Walker W. Jones of Philadelphia, presents E.C. Williams State Secretary of the Baptist Sunday School Department with a love gift, a check for eight hundred dollars, at the annual meeting in Columbus. Mr. Jones, Superintendent of the First Baptist Sunday School, Philadelphia, made the presentation on behalf of Mississippi Baptists a token of appreciation for the twenty five years service to the state group.  


APRIL 9, 1959

Miss Barbara Hanna, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Hanna of Philadelphia, has been selected by the President’s Council at M.S.C.W., to serve on the Social Committee. Barbara is a senior at M.S.C.W. and is majoring in Primary Education. She is secretary-treasurer of Reveler’s Social Club and is a member of the Student Education Association.


APRIL 10, 1969

A Neshoba Central High School student, James Ethridge, was first place winner in the research paper division at the District Science Fair held in Newton at Clarke Memorial College. Gary Matthews, first place winner in the Neshoba Central Science Fair, received a third place rating for his research paper at the District Fair. 


APRIL 5, 1979

Dean LeBlanc, lineman from Choctaw Central, has been named to the North Squad for the 30th annual Mississippi High School All Star Football game.  


APRIL 12, 1989

Tim Chesney and Michael Miles, members of the Vocational Industrial Clubs of America (VICA) Chapter, Philadelphia-Neshoba County Vocational Technical Center, were third place winners at the Mississippi Skills Olympics, Hinds Community College in Raymond. Chesney competed in electronics technology and Miles competed in residential wiring.


APRIL 14, 1999

Kristy Irons, daughter of Ricky and Kathy Irons, is named Neshoba County’s Junior Miss. She also captured the Scholastic, Creative and Performing Arts awards. First Alternate is Alexia Norris, daughter of Ronnie Norris and Pamela Norris, and Second Alternate is Lacie Wilkerson, daughter of Jenny Lynn and Steve Wilkerson, she also received the Spirit of Junior Miss award.

APRIL 8, 2009

Elizabeth Bailey was crowned Miss East Central Mississippi and will compete in the Miss Mississippi Pageant in July. She is the daughter of Chip and Laura Bailey.