Thursday, August 4, 2011
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10 Years Ago - August 2, 2001
Miss Mississippi American Teen 2001
Mandy Malone, 18-year-old daughter of Phil and Donna Malone of Byhalia, was recently awarded the state title of Miss Mississippi American Teen 2001. Mandy won the event in Jackson, competing with 63 other girls. She also won Miss Photogenic and Teen Sportswear Model. She is a May 2001 graduate of Marshall Academy.
Bethany Baptist Church celebrates 65th
Bethany Baptist Church of Potts Camp will celebrate its 65th anniversary Sun., Aug. 26, with a homecoming service. The church was founded August 27, 1906.
25 Years Ago - July 31, 1986
Bell announces new way to get operator
Holly Springs customers will soon need to change the way they dial to get operator assistance on some long distance calls, according to South Central Bell manager Dan Estes. Customers will still dial “0” for assistance on local calls and some long distance calls. But beginning Aug. 7, customers needing assistance on calls not handled by South Central Bell will need to dial “00” for an operator.
New Presbyterian minister here
The Rev. R. Milton Winter, who has recently accepted the invitation to be minister of the Presbyterian Church of Holly Springs, will fill the pulpit this Sunday for worship service. Rev. Winter will receive his doctorate from Richmond Seminary this fall and will be permanent minister in Holly Springs in November.
50 Years Ago - August 3, 1961
Potts Camp All-Stars
Potts Camp basketball players Jimmy Siddell and Gale Goode are scheduled to play for the North team in the Mississippi High School All-Star basketball game.
Services heard in ancient church
Restoration of the Red Banks Presbyterian Church is nearing completion, thanks to the many people who have generously donated their time and money to the project. Two services were recently conducted in the century-old church with the Rev. Stanford Parnell presiding.
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