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Congratulations to Jason Murray who recently graduated from the United States Indian Police Academy in Artesia, New Mexico. The Police Academy is a Federal Law Enforcement Training Center.

Jason is a Wildlife and Parks Officer for the Mississippi Band of Choctaws. He and his wife, Amanda, have a precious baby girl who arrived a few months ago. Jason's Philadelphia parents are Steve and Linda Murray.

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Neshoba Central High School announced the winners of the Mr. and Miss Neshoba High School for the 2020-2021 school year. Mr. NCHs is Jarquez Hunter. Miss NCHS is Anna Cumberland. It is an honor to be selected for these titles. Congratulations!

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Two of Neshoba Central High School's Seniors were selected to be members of the Mississippi State Superintendent's Student Advisory Council (SAC).  Mary Kate Moran and Sofia Euyoque were selected from over 300 stellar applications which were reviewed by the SAC.

The purpose of this Council is to hear directly from students regarding all issues facing them. The SAC will act as liaisons between the Mississippi Department of Education and public school students from all over the state. They will offer advice concerning educational opportunities and policies. Congratulations to Mary Kate and Sofia for this honor!

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The Fifth Wednesday Bridge Club met on September 30 at The Holland House for lunch and bridge. Hostesses for the event were Ray Fleming and Marianne Enochs.

The lunch tables were beautifully decorated with arrangements of flowers and tiny pumpkins as centerpieces. The tables were covered in cloths which complimented the fall theme.  Lunch was served on lovely china which added to the festive mood. Everyone seemed so excited to be together again even with masks and hand sanitizer!  

After lunch the members and guests adjourned to the bridge room which was set up with three card tables, pots of coffee, ice water, and nibbles. Cards were dealt and the bridge games began. It was a lively group with much laughter and conversation.  It was such a pleasant way to spend a lovely day.    

Those attending besides the hostesses, Ray Fleming and Marianne Enochs, were Susan Burt, Shirley Cox, Joyce Dansby, Carol Oliphant, Charlene Webb, Jan Williamson, June Nowell, Sarah Hinkle, Mary Louise Blanks, and Wendy Haydon,  

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On Wednesday morning, October 7, the Citizens Bank recognized two woman employees for their years of service with the bank.  

Pat Stokes was recognized for her 40 years of service and Beth Branning was recognized for her 50 years of service to The Citizens Bank

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The Mississippi Association of Coaches and the Mississippi High School Athletic Association announced its Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Football 2020 Mississippi Roster of players.

This prestigious roster is composed of outstanding football players who have excelled in the sport beyond what was required.  It is a great honor to be listed among other great players.  

Neshoba Central Rocket running back, Jarquez Hunter, and Philadelphia Tornadoes wide receiver, Kadarius Calloway, were both selected for this roster.  Congratulations to these two senior players!


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