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APRIL 25, 1941

Miss Mozelle Divine, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J.M. Divine of Philadelphia, who has graduated from Mattee Hersee Hospital Nursing School in Meridian, has accepted a position on the nursing staff of the hospital in Macon, Mississippi. Miss Divine made an outstanding record at Mattee Hersee and many times earned commendation for her efficiency. 

Ten men, in both the College of Arts and Science, and the law School of Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tennessee have been tapped for membership in Blue Key National Honorary Fraternity. Herman Alford, a Junior Law School student from Philadelphia, is one of the students selected on the basis of achievement in scholarship, attitude, character, leadership, and activities.  Herman is the son of Mrs. Fronie Alford and the late Mr. Alford of Philadelphia. 

APRIL 19, 1951

Tom DeWeese, local lumberman has been named Vice-President of the Southern Pine Association, which comprises eleven southern states, in which are located in the Southern Pine Products. Mr. DeWeese was named at the annual meeting held in New Orleans. E.O. Lightsey of Miley, South Carolina is President of the organization. Mr. DeWeese is head of the A. DeWeese Lumber Company of Philadelphia.

 APRIL 20, 1961

Winners at the electric Cooking School held here are; Mrs. Lester Sharp, prepared chicken; Mrs. Robert Edwards, cake; Mrs. C.P. Putnam, pastry; Mrs. D.K. Vance, strawberry waltz; Mrs. Jim Vance, Oven meal; and Mrs. F.E. Thompson, broiler meal.   

APRIL 23, 1971

Police Commissioner Hugh Wayne Latimer presents certificates of participation to members of the Philadelphia Police Department who completed a recent course in narcotics and drug law enforcement. 

APRIL 16, 1981

Mrs. Elizabeth Moore is crowned Mother of the Year by Mrs. Imogene Green at the sixth annual banquet of the Neshoba County Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Mrs. Moore won the honor by obtaining more memberships than anyone else.   

APRIL 24, 1991

Pamela Dennette Thrash of Walnut Grove, a nursing student at the University of Mississippi, has been selected by the Helen Fuld Health Trust to be a 1991 Fuld Fellow. As one of 50 outstanding nursing students chosen from throughout the United States, she will attend the Fourth International Intensive Care Nursing Conference.

 APRIL 18, 2001

East Central Community College, Lady Warrior Anna Udicova of Presov, Slovakia, was named Most Valuable Player of the Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges All-Star Game as she helped the South team to a 91-88 victory.

Willie Jackson, manager of the Neshoba County Gin Association, received the 2000 Friend of Extension Award from Harvin Hudson, County Agent. Willie is a wonderful supporter of Extension Cattlemen’s Association. He is also a board member of the Neshoba County Forestry Association. 

APRIL 20, 2011

Neshoba Central Senior Beta member, Marlee Williams, recently competed at the State Beta Convention in Tupelo. She won first place in the T-shirt design competition. Beta sponsors are; Lee Smith, Brandi Thompson, and Caleb Thompson.

Fifty students at Mississippi College have been inducted into the Mortar Board Cap and Gown Society for 2011-2012, America’s premier national honor society that spotlights college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership, and service projects. Among those honored at a dinner, MC recognized Rebecca Moore, the daughter of Frank and Janet Moore of Philadelphia.


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