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f The Woodville Republican, Thursday, January 11, 2018 Page 3 POOLE FRESHMAN FAVORITE AT SMCC CALEB POOLE ELECTED SMCC FRESHMAN FAVORITE Caleb Poole of Woodville : has been selected to serve as a freshman class favorite at Southwest Mississippi Com- munity College in Summit. In addition to serving as class favorite Poole is a member of the SMCC Bears football team for 2017. Poole is the son of Don and Nancy Deville, and grandson of Russell Vines, all of Wood~lle. Poole is a graduate of Wilkinson County Christian Academy in Woodville where he excelled in a number of sports. The Far Corner Ft. Adams & Lake Mary by Rhonda Quirk I am pleased to be able to report something posi- tive for a change. I was so happy to see the county mo- tor grader working on the backstreet in Fort Adams. I know there isn't money to properly fix it, but the effort to make it passable is very much appreciated. It makes folks feel better to know that/attempts are being made to improve the situation. I know some people think I like to criticize and com- plain. I can promise I am quite the opposite. However, I have some strong opinions when it comes to principles. I don't believe in wasting anything. In the last six years, I have seen a great deal of waste of taxpayer's monies and many resources that could have been uti- lized to make Wilkinson County economically stron- ger. I will admit I do get frus- trated by all the "lack" in our county. Sometimes I come off as being arrogant or condescending, neither is my intention. I am very passionate about the well- being of Wilkinson County, not just "the Second District. I am very conscientious about how tax dollars are spent. What is being done to improve our many road problems? My goal is for more people to become pas- sionate about our future. I Want people to realize this is your county, your tax dollars and your future. I want voters to stand up and hold officials responsible for their actions. If you won't stand up for your own fu- ture, who do you think is going too? I hope everyone will realize I don't have any animosity toward our offi- Glenda J. Brundage Glenaa Jeter Brundage, 73, of Savannah, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, November 15, 2017. She was born in Natchez on May 22, 1944. Her fam- ily moved to Baton Rouge, Louisiana, where she at- tended Lee High and ob- tained a B.A. in Music from Louisiana State University in 1966. While at LSU she was a member of the Alpha Eta chapter of Phi Mu so- rarity. Her many accolades included LSU Little Colonel and Gumbo Beauty. She was crowned "Miss Baton Rouge" in 1964. After college she was hired by the Metropolitan Opera National Company as a Mez- zo Soprano. She moved to Hattiesburg in 1968 where she performed with the Hat- tiesburg Civic Light Opera, making' frequent appear- ances with the Met's travel- ing opera coml~any in Mo- bile, Al and New Orleans, La. For more than a decade she appeared on televisions across south Mississippi as host of WDAM's "Midday Show." She continued to sing and perform community the- atre throughout her life. She was preceded in death by her father, James Powell Jeter, and her mother, Ella Mac Jeter Hawkins. Survivors include her hus- band of more than 50 years, William (Bill) Brundage; a daughter, Leslie Harris; one son, Greg Brundage; two granddaughters; and many nieces and nephews. Graveside services will be held on Saturday, January 13, 2018, at 1 p.m at Ever- green Cemetery, 855 Sligo Street in Woodville. Leola McCullar Funeral services for Leo- la "Rat" McCullar, 101, of Woodville who died on Fri- day, December 29, 2017, at Merit Health Natchez, were held at 11 a.m. on Satur- day, January 6, 2018, at Free Springs Baptist Church in the Doloroso community of Wilkinson County. The Rev- erend George F. Norflin of- ficiated. by Ernesto Caldeira Website: www.historicwoodville.com Email: info@historicwoodville.com cials. I simply feel that the Our New Year has gottenmuseums and bookshops. average, every day, citizen off to a promising start with Thus far, we extend our has the right to benefit from a series of new projects and thanks to the following: their tax dollars and see several welcome and gen- Benefactors for $1000 January 7, 2018 named eppizoodix must be that they are spent wisely, erous contributions from or more: Mr David Abner lots worse, but I ain't never it boggles my mind how donors to our current fund- Smith of New Orleans and : Dear Mr. Editor: heard tell what the symp- we have ended up in such raising campaign. Woodville. It sure seems to be lotstoms of that is. Mr. Carl dire shape. Roads and We are so grateful to all Patrons for $500 or .of sickness gain' around, D'Aquila uster say that if bridges closing all around our donors and volunteers more: Concordia Bank & and the influence (flu) looks you didn't take care of the us. It is impossible to con- who support this community Trust Co. of Woodville and to be the biggest part of it. eppizoodix when you get it, veniently travel anywhere, and our decades long com- Louisiana; Mr. and Mrs. An- Most everbody knows the it will go to the gholeroosa; I recently read in the Today mitment to make Woodville drew Jackson Lewis of Wood- symptoms -- fever, head-and I spect that there would in Mississippi an article by a better place not only by ville; Mr. and Mrs. Stephen ache, runny nose, sore be real bad. Walt Grayson. In the second improving its appearance W. Rosenblatt of. Ridgeland, - throat and aches. SomeNow, I just got one good paragraph, he ~ mentions with our preservation efforts, In Memory of Mrs. Nancy folks take them shots to try thing to say bout that re- Wilkinson County. My first or calling at~ntionto, it~dth Rosenblatt; Ms, Caroline C. and avoid the influence. I cent deep freeze cold what thoughts were that I hoped our publications, but espe- Stewart of Lakeland, Loui- got mine, and now the ale we jest had. No, I guess it he wasn't planning a road cially by our contributions siana. Man is tellin' me he done wuz two good things about trip here anytime soon.to its continued economic life Donors for $100 or heard on the TV that them it. One wuz it kept lots of As much as I would loveand development with our more: Mr. and Mrs. Walter shots ain't workin' so good folks inside next to the fire for tourists to come here, Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. McCullar was born in Woodville on October 16, 1916, the daughter of the late Lewis Wells and Saran Jane Wells. She was retired from the Princeville Canning Com- pany in St. Francisville. She was a member of the Free Springs Baptist Church and her hobbies included quilt- ing, gardening and cooking. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by her husband, Bill McCul- lar; and one daughter, Julia White. Survivors include one son, Qunion McCullar; four daughters, Willie Pearl Mc- Donald, Marie Smith, Car- tie Brown and Alfrnet Mires; 14 grandchildren; 27 great- grandchildren; and a number of other relatives and friends. Mrs. McCullar lived to wit- ness and cherish six genera- tions. Addean Williams Funeral services for Ad- dean Williams, 71, of Wood- ville, who died on Sunday, December 31, 2017, in Baton Rouge, were held at noon on Saturday, January 6, 2018, at the Chapel Baptist Church in Woodville. Arrangements were under the direction of Mercy Fu- neral Home. L. Ferguson of Fairfax, Vir- ginia; Ms. Ann Reiley Jones of Blairstown Plantation in Clinton, Louisiana; Mr. T. Stanley Sims of Vestavia, Alabama, In Memory of Mrs. Honey Gross; Mrs. Catherine Catchmgs Whetstone of Woodville. And Contributors of up to $99: Mr. and Mrs. William W. Chmylak of Deer Park, Texas; Mr. Emmett A. Clary, Jr of Tampa, Florida; Mrs. Ellis T. Hart of Madison; Mr. and Mrs. Elbert R. Hilliard of Madison; Ms. Virginia S. Salmon of Natchez; Mrs. Su- san C. Wisdom of New Or- leans. this year. He say they only place, and they didn't go right now isn't a very good workin' bout 10% of theout spreading them influ- time. I am sure after all Jackson Remains time That don't sound like ence and eppizoodix germs this rain that many of our (Continued from Page 1) a real good average to me. I around. The second wuz county roads are in pretty have heard tell some folks maybe it done made folks bad shape. I fear if tourists "The architect is still recent like have got the realize how foolish that were to experience some of not satisfied that all ar- eppizoodix. The infuence Global Warming theory our road conditions, they eas of the courthouse roof is bad enuff, but somethin' wuz. I mean, with 90% of might never come back. We project have been satis- the country below freezin', have grown accustomed to factorily completed by "CLASSIFIED ADS [how couldit possible be any washouts, bridge' closures Natchez contractor Dick such thing as Global Warm- and washboard roads, but Thompson," said Lewis. Get Fast Results! Iing? people this is not normal. "The architect isn t willing ] $12! Place & pay by Yours truly, A few years ago things to sign off on the project L,noon Friday Aunt Blabby couldn't get worse. They as it stands. There are a From Beaver Creek did. Twenty-four bridgenumber of unfinished, mi- closures. There are some ef- nor items left on the final Natchez Salvage & Parts, inc. forts being made to remedy some of those bridges. My point is, that should have never happened in the first place. People are forced to travel on muddy, goat trail roads. You know that's not right! We have to stop ac- cepting the unacceptable. punch list such as caulk- ing, painting and flashing problems." The board voted to keep the following appointees in their current position: County Administrator -- Bruce Lewis Solid Waste Clerk -- Mona Whitaker County Engineer -- Jim Marlowe Director of Emergency Management -- Thomas C. Tolliver, Jr. Flood Plain Coordina- tor -- Consandra Christ- mas Arson Investigator -- Shay Grayson * Fire Coordinator -- Mary Frederick Purchasing Clerk -- Consandra Christmas Newly named to the fol- lowing position was the fol- lowing: E911 Coordinator- C0nsandra Christmas At the request of Sheriff Sewing 101: Beginning Adult Sewing by Ann H. Davis, MSU modations to persons with Extension Wilkinson County ~oAI~JI~ disabilities or special needs. Please contact our office Coordinator/Agent WO~ at 601-888-3211 or email ~@~1~ requesta'h'davis@msstate'edUreasonable accom- pri" The Wilkinson County < or to a program or event to Extension Service is offer- ,~ i. ing a beginner sewing class for adults beginning Tues-W- ~: :.~ modation. day, January 23. The classes i~l~ ~' / For more information or will be conducted at the J.R. ~ to pre-register, contact the Hamilton Extension Build- ] Wilkinson County Exten- ing located at 982 Second sion Office at 601-888-3211. Why bcLy new when used wiU do? USED AUTO & TRUCK PARTS Buy lere! Pay lere! USED AUTOS 601-442-3626 or Toll Free 1-800-759-0631 Get your incontinence supplies, catheters and feeding supplies shipped to. your door at no cost. Call 1.866-271 0827 South Street in Woodville and will be from 5:15 to 8:30 participants are required to p.m. every Tuesday for six pre-register by Wednesday, consecutive weeks. Regis- January 17, at 5:00 p.m. tration fee is $25.00 and all Class size is limited to 6 Reginald L. Jackson, the board voted 5-0 to renew the jail inmate telephone contract for another year. At the completion of the meeting's agenda, the board went into closed door ses- sion for personnel issues and pending litigation mat- ters. The next meeting of the board will be held on Mon- day, January 22, at 9:30 a.m. in the board room of the Wilkinsor County Courthouse. McComb. MS HUNTING LAND NEEDED!!! Have qualified buyers looking for hunting land. Several 40ac- 100ac clients, 500oc- l O00ac clients, and many in between. Coil Alan 601-249-8436 or emoil: alan@ dougrushingreolb/.com HARDWOOD LOGS FOR SALE? NEED CASH? ." $25 To $300- NOT A FINANCE COMPANY ALL BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL No Credit Check Same Day Service BY BULK ~ ~. [r: i:h:." ,',~),~xt~: participants. Sewing ma- BY oc(toli,/&c'd chines, sewing boxes, pat-THOU -,ND" <^ 1:o r:;ill terns, and some fabrics will be available for use. Do not Call 1-800-343-4577 bring your own sewing ma- ~, -r ~ ~ T t ~-~ chinein-- ettervllle Lumoer t o. MSU Extension will provide reasonable acco~- IN BUSINESS $1N,CE 1952 ~L~slin i iiIty Calendar Of Eu eiat, To add events call 601-888-4293 or email wrepublican@bellsouth.net by noon I:dday JANUARY 2 3 6 7 8 13 14 21 Mt. Olive BC, Mt. Olive Burial Assoc. Meeting, 4 pm AA Meeting, St. Paul's Parish Hall, Call 601-493-7636, 6 pm - 7 pm Oakhill 1st Zion BC, Woodville, Installation Service For Pastor Le Reginald Jones, 3 pm Macedonia BC, Annual Christian @ The Clock, Rev. Robert Wells, Sr 3 pm TRIAD-S.A.L.T Meeting, Industrial Complex, Hwy. 61 S 10 am Chapel BC, AMB Association Semi Session, 8 am Pleasant Green BC, Pack The Pews Sunday, w/Message By Pastor Larry Andrews, 11 am WCHS Gym, 31 Annual Dr. MLK, Jr. Program, Rev. Larry Andrews + vocalist, officials, etc, 2 pm