MARCH 5, 1937

President Roosevelt is planning to speak to the people of the nation on the night of March 9 in behalf of his battle for judiciary reform.



MARCH 7, 1947

J. W. Hall is today announcing his candidacy for the office of supervisor of Beat 2, subject to the coming Democratic primary this summer.

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Mississippi’s 101,247 4-H Club members conducted 229,648 project demonstrations through 3,459 community 4-H Clubs and with the help of over 9,000 adult and junior leaders in 1946, H. S. Johnson, state 4-H Cub leader, announced today in summary of 4-H Club achievements.



MARCH 7, 1957

Mrs. W. W. Jones, chairman of the American Red Cross residential drive, last week announced ward captains for the house to house canvass, and each captain is announcing their workers for the drive which will be underway, March 6, 7 and 8.

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Supt. T. J. Durrett has announced that the Philadelphia City Schools will be closed on March 13, 14, and 15 so as to allow teachers to make the bi-annual enumeration  to attend the Mississippi Education Association convention on Thursday and Friday.



MARCH 2, 1967

Horace Nicholson said today that he will be a candidate for the office of sheriff and tax collector of Neshoba County in the Aug. 8 primary election.

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Irby Majure this week announces his candidacy for re election to the office of State Representative from Neshoba County at the Democratic primary to be held in August.



MARCH 3, 1977

President Carter has declared 72 counties in Mississippi, including Neshoba County, as disaster areas as a result of the drought and abnormally low temperatures, according to Congressman G. V. (Sonny) Montgomery.

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Plez Tinsley today announced his candidacy for alderman-at-large for the City of Philadelphia.

Tinsley is presently serving as Ward 3 alderman.



MARCH 4, 1987

W. G. Yates and Sons Construction of Philadelphia, entrusted with the building of Mississippi State University’s new baseball stadium, finished what has been called one of the finest baseball facilities in the country in time for MSU’s first 1987 game.

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MARCH 5, 1997

New Federal Drug Administration guidelines which went into effect Friday require persons under age 27 to show photo identification when purchasing tobacco products.

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The Choctaw Central Lady Warriors are only one win away from winning the Class 2A state basketball championship.