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Leah Stinson
Leah Stinson
Wednesday, May 4, 2016 6:00 PM
lmost 600 children in Neshoba County will soon see the arrival of their first book from the Dolly Parton Imagination Library and coordinator Leah Stinson couldn’t be more excited.

The program mails a free, brand-new, age-appropriate book to enrolled children every month from birth until five years of age, creating a home library of up to 60 books and instilling a love of books and reading from an early age.
  • Fulton ends reign as Miss Neshoba County
    Leake Academy senior Sadie Fulton served as Miss Neshoba County Fair this past year, and describes the experience as simply following the plans that God has made for her life.

    Fulton participated in the pageant last year with her friend Adrienne Sisson and ended up winning the title.
  • What do you do to celebrate a couple of 12 year old boys' birthdays when they think they are too old for "kid" parties, but still want a party?  Well, the parents of the two boys loaded everybody up and drove to High Heaven in Jackson for a birthday bash to end all birthday bashes!  The boys were Jackson Stroud and Sam Knight.  Jackson's parents are Lee Ann Stroud and Mike Stroud.  Sam's parents are Erin and Barry Knight. The parents were determined to make this a memorable birthday for their sons.  Jackson's birthday was on July 17th and Sam's on July 9th and, since they are best friends, a joint celebration seemed a good idea. 
  • Mills, Brown to unite July 30
    Mr. Robert Monsour and Mrs. Cheryl Gray of Meridian, would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Mills, to Eugene Brown Jr. son of Mr. Eugene brown Sr. of Philadelphia, and Elaine Hall of Waynesboro.

    The wedding will take place on July 30, 2016 at Crossway Community Church at 4 p.m. with reception to follow. The couple would like to invite all of their friends and family to attend.

  • Posey, Rome exchange vows
    At six o’clock in the evening on April 30, 2016, friends and family gathered for the wedding ceremony of Miss Kathryn Dees Posey and Mr. Blake Michael Rome. The ceremony took place at First United Methodist Church in Philadelphia, Mississippi. Reverends Fred Britton and Chris Young officiated the double ring ceremony.
  • As the famous Neshoba County Fair opened on Sunday, August 5, 1990, Clarion –Ledger staff writer, Joe Culpepper, talked with Charley Therrell, the owner and driver of the legendary Mac Abbe, and now the golden voice of the daily harness racing program. Carved from the red-clay terrain of the Neshoba County Fairgrounds in 1911, the all-weather half-mile oval still bears a marked likeness to the original track.
  • Winstead grateful to represent hometown
    Laken Winstead, a rising senior at Neshoba Central High School, competed in the state Distinguished Young Woman pageant this past week and did her hometown justice.

    The local talent and overall winner, Winstead showcased her hometown pride at the state competition, and placed in the top five in preliminary fitness.

    She said, “State competition was so much fun. I met a lot of new girls and made some new friendships.”
  • Precious Micah Anthony Fieber made his grand entrance into the world on July 6, weighing 5 pounds and 12 ounces of pure love.  His parents, who waited with such joyful anticipation, are Timothy and Susanna Pace Fieber.  His maternal grandparents are Mike and Teresa Pace.  His paternal grandparents are Tony and Janice Branning Fieber.  Both families are so very excited to have him here and can't wait to hold him.
  • Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Roy Shetley of Kennett announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Susan Elizabeth, to Samuel Berton McKay, son of Donald and Sharon McKay of Philadelphia. 
  • Hall, Wylie to exchange vows
    Mr. and Mrs. Todd Hall of Starkville would like to announce the engagement of their daughter, Amber Alita Hall, to Aron Clark Wylie son of Mr. and Mrs. Scott Wylie of Preston.  

    The bride is the granddaughter of Mrs. Nancy Hall and the late Leland Hall of Jackson  and Mr. and Mrs. Larry Dobbs of Starkville.  She is also the great granddaughter of Mrs. Virginia Dobbs of Tupelo.
  • Meruvia receives rural physician scholarship
    William Meruvia, a graduate of East Central Community College and Mississippi College and Philadelphia native, was recently awarded the Mississippi Rural Physicians Scholarship valued at $30,000 per year for his medical training at the University of Mississippi School of Medicine in Jackson at the annual scholarship ceremony.  Meruvia is the son of Osvaldo and Mary Lundy Meruvia.
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