In this photo from 45 years ago, Sept. 11, 1975, a group of young people who raised over a thousand dollars for the Mississippi Rural Center at its Miss Mississippi Rural Center contest pose together. They are, from left, Terneta Craft, Monica Echols, Perry Taylor, Diane Barnes, Michael Watts, Eddie Mae Jefferson, John Jackson and Hannah Green.
65 years ago, Sept. 8, 1955
"After having made a general appeal, the American Red Cross asked the Marion County Chapter to raise a minimum quota of $380.00 for flood relief in the Eastern part of the United States. On Friday. September 2, a telegram was sent to Red Cross Headquarters concerning the county’s expected contribution,”
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