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JULY 25, 1941

Miss Floyd Walton, daughter of Dr. and Mrs. B. F. Walton, former residents of Philadelphia, has volunteered and been accepted for the United States Naval Nursing Service. She is the granddaughter of P.W. Walton and the later Mrs. Roxie Walton of Stallo. Miss Walton, whose parents now live in Houma, La., graduated from the Charity Hospital School of Nursing on June 18. 

JULY 19, 1951

James Hardy has received his degree in Forestry for the University of Georgia at Athens and has been appointed by the state as a Forester with headquarters in Calhoun City, Mr. Hardy is the son of Mr. and Mrs. W.B. Hardy. 

Herman Alford, local attorney was named to the City Electric Board Tuesday night, by the Mayor and Board of Alderman to succeed A.B. McCraw, who has been serving for the past ten years. 

JULY 20, 1961

Glenda Moor, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. R.B. Moor of the Coldwater community, will be awarded the Neshoba County Youth Away at the Neshoba County Fair August 7-11. This award is made annually to the youth of this county who has achieve outstanding success in accomplishments, leadership, ability, contribution to the welfare of the community, scholastic achievement, and determination to reach the highest goal possible. Miss Moore graduated from Neshoba County High School in 1961, and at present is attending business school.  

    

JULY 22, 1971

Alan W. Perry has been awarded the Sears Prize of $1000 by Harvard Law School. According to Dr. Sacks, the award is made to the two students who have achieved the best academic records in their second year at the law school. Perry will be returning to Harvard at Cambridge, Mass. During August where he is a senior editor of the Harvard Law Review.

JULY 16, 1981

Three students from Neshoba Central High School were recognized and honored recently for demonstrating significant talent by their performance on the Scholastic Aptitude Test. They were Bevin McCown, Scott Johnson and Terry Matula.

JULY 17, 1991

Students from Neshoba Central Middle School were among those from throughout the five-county district who attended a junior high girl’s basketball camp recently held at East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants include Kay Phillips and Brandi Allen. The week-long instructional clinic was held under the supervision of Lady Warrior head coach Sammy Pace. 

JULY 18, 2001

Air Force Reserve Airman Lekario A. Clemons has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio. In addition, airmen who complete basic training earn credits toward and associate degree through the Community College of the Air Force. He is the son of Gerome Clemons and Glenda Clemons, both of Philadelphia. Clemon is a 1999 graduate of Neshoba Central High School. 

 

JULY 20, 2011

The IN Sports, Inc. team took First Flight honors in the Warrior Golf Classic by recording a 13-under par 59 in the four-person select held June 30 on the Oaks Course at the Dancing Rabbit Hold Club in Choctaw. Team members include Jim Eakes of Philadelphia, Wes Kight of Louisville, and Greg Nowell and Jason Fulton, both Philadelphia.  

The Philly All-Stars 6 year old coach pitch team went undefeated to claim the Dizzy Dean North State Championship in Batesville. Team members are Kalee Grace Lathem, Alex Stribling, Grace Maxey, Karlee Cumberland, Marley Joiner, Neera Bell, Annalise Bell, Tiffany Jefferson, Cadence Nickey, Tenly Grisham and Laney Turner. The coaches are Lee Cumberland, Heath Stribling, Michelle Lathem and Max Maxey. 


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