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NOVEMBER 22, 1940

Laurel Hill School boys’ and girls’ basketball teams visited Madden last Friday night, and the boys came out on the losing end of a 27-17 score while the girls tied, 20-20. Saturday  night, Shady Grove teams came to Laurel Hill. Laurel Hill boys defeated Shady Grove, 34-12, and Shady Grove girls defeated Laurel Hill, 25-21. Owen Tucker called the games.  

NOVEMBER 17, 1950

Shirley Branning and Mike Cook were successful winners and chosen King and Queen of the group from the 4th grade through 6th grade in the recent contest at Blooo School. Both Shirley and Mike are members of the 5th grade.

Little Miss Mary Ann Rea and Master Junior Burnett were the little couple chosen King and Queen of the first four grades of the Bloomo School. The royal pair are shown as they were crowned at the festivities. They are both members of the 1st grade.

NOVEMBER 17, 1960

Miss Glenda Moore, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Moore of the Coldwater Community, was declared the Southeast District Winner in the State 4-H Club Dairy Records Contest. Glenda received an all-expense paid trip to State 4-H Club Round-Up. Glenda has been an 4-H member for six years. Her most outstanding work has been her Dairy Project.

NOVEMBER 19, 1970

Ricky Coghlan and Thad Holmes received awards for their performances in the Shrine Bowl Saturday night in Meridian, when Neshoba Central defeated Taylorsville. Coghlan, senior full back, was named Outstanding Player. Holmes, junior middle guard, was named Best Defensive Player.  

NOVEMBER 20, 1980

Janice Hampton, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. E.E. Hampton was crowned Neshoba County’s Junior Miss. Anita Oliphant, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Jack Oliphant, Miss Congeniality; Nancy Bridges, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Forrest Bridges, Miss Congeniality, and first runner-up; Miss Hampton; Summer Posey, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby G. Posey, second runner-up; and Delice Williamson, daughter of Jake and Laura Williamson, scholastic winner. 

Buddy Killen (14) rebounds a missed shot during the Rockets contest with Kosciusko. Killen scored six points to help the Neshoba Central team win their first game of the season.  

NOVEMBER 21, 1990

Former Mayor Allan King is the 1990 recipient of the Philadelphia Sertoma Club’s Service to Mankind Award. Two weeks ago, King received the Chamber of commerce citizen of the Year Award. The Sertoma award is the club’s major award to a non-member. 

The American Legion Post 138 recently presented Jerome Hardy with the keys to a 1991 Ford Lariat Truck. Hardy won the truck in a drawing held by Post 138. Post 138 members that are present are; O.D. Jackson, Norman JOhnson, Kenneth Breland, and Albert Latting.

NOVEMBER 22, 2000

Ben Melton, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ricky Melton, exhibited the Champion Brahman bull at the 2000 Mississippi State Fair. 

Students from the Allied Health HOSA Club donated school supplies to Neshoba Central Elementary School for needy students. The people present are; Lindsey Posey, Homer Green, and Rita Gaines. The Advisor is Martha Stokes.

NOVEMBER 17, 2010

Tatum Salter, Gracee Wells, and Kara Daly, attended a cheerleader clinic at Mississippi State on Saturday. During halftime of the MSU vs. Kentucky the girls joined the MSU spirit group for a special performance.

The yard of Steve and Jenny Lynn Wilkerson was chosen November Yard of the Month by the Philadelphia Home Arts Club.


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