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April 13, 1934
The Directors of the Neshoba County Fair Association met last Friday at 10 a.m. to make plans for the coming Fair. Committees were appointed and Fair dates were set.
The many friends of Mr. Warren Candler Jones of Magnolia, Miss., formerly of Philadelphia, will be glad to learn that he is one of four boys from Miss. to be awarded a medical scholarship to Tulane University in New Orleans, La.
April 21, 1944
Mississippi made livestock history last week with the M.P. Moore Circle M Ranch of Senatobia sold CMR Rollo Domino, Jr. for $20,000, the highest price ever paid for a Polled Hereford bull.
Naval Aviation Cadet Bobbie H. Bassett, son of Mr. and Mrs. C.L. Bassett, of this city, was among the group graduated from Wooster Naval Flight Preparatory School, at the College of Wooster, Wooster, Ohio, on April 10.
April 15, 1954
At the annual Spring meeting of the Choctaw Conference in Philadelphia Saturday morning, plans were formulated for determining for the first time an official champion in baseball and track.
Mrs. Earline Beall, a Jackson housewife and Neshoba native, won the 1954 "Mrs. Mississippi" title at Biloxi last weekend. Mrs. Beall is the former Miss Earline Houston, daughter of the Mrs. W.G. Houston and the late Mr. Houston.
April 22, 1964
The Philadelphia Jaycettes have selected Mrs. James E. (Jimmy) Prince "Outstanding Jaycette of the 1963." Each year this award is made by the Jaycettes to a member who has served her club with sincerity and honor.
A full-time office of the Mississippi Employment Service has been opened in Philadelphia, with R.C. Thaggard as local manager.
April 18, 1974
The Neshoba County Board of Supervisors, in the wake of last weekend's massive flooding, has called on Gov. Bill Waller to request President Nixon to declare the county a major disaster area.
Maurice Tisdale, manager of the U.S. Electrical Motors plant here for the past three years, has been promoted to the position of Manager of Manufacturing-Easten Plants.
April 18, 1984
After correctly spelling the word "advocate," Mark Winstead became the winner in the state finals of the 1984 National Spelling Bee Friday at Millsaps College in Jackson. Winstead is the son of Gerald and Roma Winstead.
Plans are progressing for Ag Day Set for Saturday, April 28, on the Neshoba County courthouse square. The day will begin with a flea market and the Neshoba County 4-H Advisory Council providing a sausage and biscuit breakfast.
April 13, 1994
Certain modifications required by the federal government in plans of the new Neshoba County Jail are expected to be made within the $1.775 million cost of the facility.
Two couples will be able to head for the skies after a benefit auction Saturday.
The auction, to benefit Methodist missions, will begin at 7 p.m.
April 21, 2004
A new $1.3 million water treatment plant for Central Water Association's House Division was officially opened Monday, pumping 1,000 gallons of water a minute to a division that has been plagued with problems.