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Courtney Hardy
Courtney Hardy
Wednesday, September 21, 2016 6:00 PM

Courtney Hardy hopes to fill the Imagination Fun Station area of Northside Park Thursday evening as a show of support for September’s Childhood Cancer Month.

Gold balloons will be launched about 6 p.m. to honor and remember children and families affected by these rare diseases, and to help rally support to give kids with cancer better outcomes by supporting groundbreaking research.
  • The Fifth Wednesday Bridge Club met on August 31, at The Ruby Yates House for lunch and an afternoon of bridge. Hostesses for the occasion were Joyce Hardy and Billie Latting.
  • Hannah Jean Smith becomes bride of Joseph Gavin Spence
    Hannah Jean Smith and Joseph Gavin Spence were united in marriage at 6:30 in the evening on May 28, 2016, in a beautiful garden wedding at Clyde and Marie’s Bed & Breakfast. Dr. Ray Merle Spence II, father of the groom, performed the double ring ceremony.

    The bride is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Allen Smith of Decatur.  She is the granddaughter of Mrs. William Joseph Smith Jr. and the late William Joseph Smith, Jr. of Meridian and the late Mr. and Mrs. W.L. Hillman of Madden.
  • Chelsea Wade, Coker Fulton  to wed Oct. 1 at Holy Cross
    Dr. William C. and Susie Wade are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter Chelsea Carroll Wade, to Coker Harvey Fulton, the son of Jim and Lee Ann Fulton of Philadelphia.

    The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Hayes Lamar and Chelsea Corinne Wade of McCool and Doard Bell Gregory and the late James Olyn Gregory of Nanih Waiya.
  • Sanders-Ingram to wed
    James Ingram and Lori Sanders will unite in marriage at Highland Baptist Church  at 3400 27th St. on Sept 24 at 2 p.m.
  • Neshoba County General Hospital has been granted a three-year term of accreditation in CT in the areas of body CT, sinus and temporal bone CT, vascular CTA, and neurological CT by the Intersocietal Accreditation Commission (IAC).

     Approximately one in 10 Americans undergo a Computed Tomography (CT) scan each year in order to detect abnormalities, injuries or diseases.
  • Registration continues for Fall 2016 Intensive Term II on-campus and online courses at East Central Community College in Decatur.

     The last day to register for on-campus courses in the Fall 2016 Intensive Term II is Thursday, Oct. 6. Classes begin on Wednesday, Oct. 5.
  • Youth 15 years and younger are invited to upcoming fishing rodeos at Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks' (MDWFP) Lakes Bogue Homa and Kemper County.

    These events are great opportunities for young anglers to fish lakes that are well stocked with catfish which are typically easy to catch.
  • Sixth-grade students at Neshoba Central Middle School are planning to read 40 books by embarking upon The 40 Book Challenge!  The sixth grade language arts teachers decided to challenge their students to read 40 chapter books this school year.  

    The State of Mississippi requires sixth grade students to be independent readers and be able to understand many different genres of books.  Neshoba Central Middle School is using The 40 Book Challenge to meet these state requirements.  Ultimately, the goals are to see students’ love of reading flourish and augment academic gains in reading this yea
  • Philadelphia Elementary School


    Monday: Cinnamon Roll, Fruit, Juice, Milk
  • In the next three issues, the following thirty-eight women, all volunteers, of Neshoba County, will be highlighted by presenting their full military records for service in World War II.

    Atkins, Lois Bernell – Apprentice Seaman to Pharmacist’s Mate Third Class; enlisted on May 5, 1945, at Jackson, Mississippi, in the United States Navy; age seventeen; student; served and trained in the American Theatre of Operations at the Naval Hospital at Key West, Florida, and the Naval Air Station at Miami, Florida; discharged at Jacksonville, Florida, February 5, 1947, demobilization.
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