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SEPTEMBER 13, 1940

Clifton Smith joined the U.S. Army. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.H. Smith. With two years college and considerable training in Diesel engine operation, Smith was immediately accepted and assigned to Barksdale Air Field in Louisiana.

SEPTEMBER 15, 1950

Ginger Rogers prepares for her debut in big-time tennis. She was scheduled for mixed-doubles tournament play with veteran Frank Shiels as a partner and for a celebrities tournament. She is practicing in New York.

SEPTEMBER 15, 1960

Dewey Patridge, former half back for Ole Miss, joined the coaching staff at East Central Junior College. He will assist Coaches Oswalt, and Cheney on the football field and aid Dean Blount in men’s dormitory supervision for the first semester. 

SEPTEMBER 17, 1970

Mrs. Hays Posey was hostess for the September meeting of the Longino Homemakers Club. At this time, Mrs. Don Seal was named Club Woman of the Year. The meeting was called to order by Mrs. Don Seal, Vice President who served in the absence of the President, Mrs. Herbert Barnes.

SEPTEMBER 18, 1980

Deborah Mae Ladd, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.C. Ladd of Philadelphia, recently completed licensed practical nurses training at Meridian Junior College. She is currently employed at the Neshoba County General Hospital.

SEPTEMBER 19, 1990

Mike Calvert’s love of animals has fostered a collection of intriguing species in rural Neshoba County. The family farm is home not only to its original dairy cows, but increasingly in the last few years , a host of miniature animals and several giant size breeds.

SEPTEMBER 20, 2000

Arron Chunn, of the Neshoba Central FFA chapter was recently the recipient of the chapter Prentice Copeland Award. Presenting the award is Rusty Suttle, advisor.

SEPTEMBER 15, 2010

Every win is important, but Philadelphia’s 35-10 victory over West Lauderdale had an extra special meaning to Tornado head coach Teddy Dyess. It marked his 100th victory as head coach. Philadelphia is currently 4-0 overall and ranked as one of the top Class 3A teams by all the statewide prep polls.


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