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Wilkinson County Calendar Of Events To add events please call 601-888-4293 6'r email wrepublican@bellsouth.net by noon Friday The Woodville Republican, Thursday, March 5, 2015 Page 3 ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED Main Street To "Honor The Sponsors" Of Woodville Deer & Wildlife Fest Plan to attend "Honor the Sponsors" of the Deer & Wildlife Festival on Thurs- day, March 12, at 6 p.m. at the Wilkinson County Park. This will also be the an- nual membership meeting of the Woodville/Wilkinson County Main Street Asso- ciation, who are sponsoring the event. State Representative An- gela Cockerham will be the keynote speaker. Also present will be Dr. Ruth Nichols of Alcorn State University who will partner with Woodville Main Street, Natchez Inc., and MSU's Wilkinson County Extension to host the Wilkinson County En- trepreneur Academy be- ginning in April. At this time, individuals inter- ested in the program will have the opportunity to sign-up. Announced this week by her parents, Stacey and Gary Crum of Crosby, is the engagement and approach- ing marriage of Donelle Lyn Crum to Ronald Tyler McAn- drews of Laurel. The prospec- tive bridegroom is the son of Sherry McAndrews of Laurel and Ronnie McAndrews of Richmond, Texas. The couple will be married in Laurel on Saturday, the eighteenth of April, at Salem Heights Baptist Church in a six o'clock ceremony per- formed by the Reverend Troy Hobson. Grandparents of the bride- elect are Inez and Sam Smith of Woodville, Linda and Pat Cavin of Natchez, and Billie Gaff Crum of Crosby and the late Jack Crum. A graduate of Centreville Academy and Pearl River Community Col- lege, she is a Certified Occu- pational Therapy Assistant. The prospective bride- groom is the grandson of Faye Williams of Laurel and the late James Williams and Nell McAndrews of Laurel and the late Nolan McAn- drews. He is a graduate of West Jones High School, and is employed by Rowan Drill- ing Company. Friends and relatives of the couple are cordially in- vited to attend the wedding and the reception which will immediately follow at the Laurel Train Depot. Southwest Cheer Team Tryouts To Be Held Friday, March 27 Tryouts for the South- west cheer 'team '=will" be held on Friday, March 27, at 1 p.m. in the Activities Gym. The tryout clinic will be held on Tuesday, March 24, at 1 p.m. Positions are open for men, women, and the bear mascot. Applications are avail- able on the SMCC website under athletics, cheerlead- ing. Applications are due before Friday, MARCH 6. If any questions, contact Dawn Brumfield at 601- 276-3813 or dqb@smcc. edu. TOWN OF CROSBY CHANGE OF TIME FOR TOWN HALL MEETINGS THE TOWN OF CROSBY WILL BE CHANGING THE TIME FOR THE TOWN HALL MEETING FROM 7 PM, 1ST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH TO 6 PM~ 1ST TUESDAY OF EACH MONTH Junior Irwin Russell Club Meeting Held At Home Of Mrs. Bruce Lewis The Junior Irwin Russell Club met on Friday, Febru- ary 13, at the home of Mrs. Bruce Lewis. Additional hostesses included Mrs. John Hewes and Mrs. Jody Sessions. Guests joining club mem- bers were Mrs. Lee Morris and Mrs. John Hudson of Natchez. Dr. Liz McGraw spoke to the group on the facilities at Crossroads Southwest, a Christian Counseling Cen- ter which opened recently in Woodville, where she serves as a certified Life Coach, conference speaker and Bible teacher. She dis- cussed their goals and coun- seling services for children, youth and adults. A Valentine's theme was carried out in the decora- tions which featured beau- tiful red, pink and white camellias from the garden. The hostesses served a party plate featuring hot chicken salad on a coquille shell, toasted blue cheese and grapes with balsamic vinegar canapes, New York style cheese cake and Oreo truffles. Those who arrived early enjoyed a tour of the camel- lia garden. The next meeting is scheduled at the home of Mrs. Wettlin Treppendahl, Jr., on Friday, March 13, at three-thirty. Assisting Mrs. Treppendahl will be Mrs. Adam Oliveaux and Mrs. Sam Blackmon. A program on water color painting will be presented by Mrs. Susan Kelly. DAR Good Citizens Honored At National Defense Luncheon DAR Good Citizens from area high schools were ben- ored at the annual National Defense Luncheon prepared by Chef Bingo Starr on Mon- day, February 9, 2015, at the Carriage House Restam-ant in Natchez. Hosts were the William Dunbar and Natchez chapters, and the keynote speaker was Janet Looney Whittington, for- mer DAR State Regent and current national officer. Ginny Benoist and Anne McMullen, William Dunbar Chapter Re- gent and Vice-Regent, Mina- ret House, Natchez Chapter Regent, and Mary Willard, State Chaplain, opened the joint meeting with the DAR ritual, Pledge of Allegiance and American's Colors were posted by VFW Post 9573, Nat- chez Admns Pest.,i 3',i ~'Wa2t ;.,~ Whittington shared her ex- periences at the USS Missis- sippi christening on December 3, 2011, and its role in na- tional defense. She described the various USS Mississippis through the years and the gifts the Mississippi State DAR has given to each USS Mississippi. She encouraged the public to visit Rosalie to see the display of those ~ ultimately de- livered to Rosalie antebellum home upon decommissioning of each USS Mississippi. The DAR Good Citizen stu- dents, honored and selected by their peers for qualities of lead- ership, dependability, service and patriotism were Parker Rymer (Adams County Chris- tian School), sen of Todd and Melissa Rymer, Kelsea Abra- ham (Natchez High), daughter of LaCasa Dixon and Kelvin Abraham; Jay Vaughn (Cathe- dral School), son of Chris and Susan Vaughan; Kyler Parks (Trinity Episcopal), daughter of John and Malan Parks; Ash- ley Wrice (Wflldnson County Christian Academy), daughter of Diane Carmenia; and Jen- edria Pries (Wilkinson County High School), daughter of Jen- nifer and Woodrow Price, Jr. The honorees were also commended for their dedica- tion to family, country, commu- nity and w_holarship. Special recogrfitie~was given to Sally Jon~and~ ~ Ellen ,Ro~- blatt, who chaired the Citizens committees for their respective chapters, and to the following school counselors and sponsors for their work with the DAR Good Citizen project: Cynthia Smith (Adams Coun- ty Christian School), Pamela Hill (Nat~ez High School), Charlsie Jensen (Wilkinson County Christian Academy), Dorothy Anthony (Wilkinson County High School), Penny Daggett (Cathedral School) and Lisa Allain (Trinity Epis- copal). Hayley Haygood Is Named To Cumberlands' Fall 2014 Dean's List In recognition of their academic performance, the Office of the Vice President for Academic EYE SPECIALISTS OF LOUISIANA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL HOURS BEGINNING JANUARY 2015, FOR JAMES J. HOTH, MD Ophthalmologist TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE EYE Including Cataracts, Glaucoma and Lasik Evaluations WHITAKER EYE CLINIC 625 MAIN STREET WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI Monday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For Appointments Call: 1-800-222-3908 or 601-888-6868 MEDIcARE~MEDICAID~PRIvATE INSURANCE WELCOMED Affairs has announced the students who have been named to the University of the Cumberlands' (UC) Dean's List for the 2014 fall semester. To be eligible, students must have achieved a grade of"A" in convocation while maintaining a mini- mum cumulative scholas- tic standing of 3.50. The local student who earned this honor is Haley Haygood of Liberty. 4 7 7 8 8 9 11 12 14 15 18 21 25 29 Antiquing In Historic Jackson, LA: 50th Jackson Assembly Antiques And Art Show There's nothing like a Golden anniversary to add a special luster to the well- loved and familiar, and this year's 50th annual Jackson Assembly Antiques and Art Show is no exception. To be held Friday, Saturday and Sunday, March 27, 28, 29, from 10 to 5 daily, the show combines the usual popu- lar dealers' displays and scrumptious home cooking along with tours of three historic churches, St. A1- ban's Masonic Lodge which is a restored 1849 Greek Revival building, as well as open houses at the 1818 Brown Cottage, the massive ca. 1848 Greek Revival Ad- ministration Building at Eastern Louisiana Mental Health Hospital, the origi- nal 1820 Feliciana Court- house, and the Old Jackson Cemetery. Tours of historic buildings will be from noon to 4 daily. For fifty years, the Jack- son Assembly has welcomed visitors to its annual An- tiques and Art Show and Sale in the picturesque little town of Jackson, Loui- siana. The town of Jackson celebrates it's 200th found- ing in 2015 and many cen- tury old buildings still stand. Preservationists and history buffs will enjoy self-guided tours of the His- toric District, visiting the ~teriors of three historic churches and the original 1820 CourthoUse of- thb Felicianas. The exteriors of many Greek Revival struc- tures can be viewed from the sidewalk. At Centenary State Historic Site, two blocks from the Antiques Show, visitors can tour the two story columned 1837 West Wing dormitory and a restored professor's resi- dence which holds historic exhibits and period furnish- ings. Guests can also browse through fine antiques and incredibly varied collect- ibles assembled by select dealers from seven states, all fittingly displayed in two historic buildings sal- vaged with proceeds from past shows. William Cawood of Heri- tage Antique Maps in Rome, Georgia, will make his de- but at the show. He will bring hundreds of printed maps, of every country, mostly hand colored from the 1500's to the 1900's. He will join dealers bring- ing antique books, tools and the usual collection of fine furniture and collectibles. After enjoying the fasci- nating exhibits filling the vintage buildings, visitors can feast on homemade soups and steaming seafood gumbo, sandwiches and de- lectable desserts prepared by Feliciana's finest cooks and served in the 1835 McKowen Store's basement. An art exhibit and sale by regional fine artists will also be held all three days in the Old McKowen Store, next door to the antiques show. Admission is $10 and in- cludes the Antiques Show, Art Show, Tours of historic buildings and Centenary Historic Site, and is good for all three days. For more information contact: The Jackson Assembly, P.O. Box 494, Jackson, LA 7'07~8~, (225) '634-715:5, 6i" email tourisml@beilsouth. net. The Jackson Assembly is a non-profit volunteer or- ganization founded in 1962 whose proceeds fund histor- ic preservation. See www. j acksonassemblyantiquess- how.com.or www.feliciana- tourism.org. Thimbles & Threads Hold February Meeting At Extension Building When Thimbles and Threads Quilt Guild met on Thursday, February 26, there was a virtual quilt show being assembled on the walls where we meet at the J. R. Hamilton Extension Service Building in Wood~]le. Those showing quilts were Laney Skinner with blocks she won in a recent challenge; Phyllis Dawson with an adorable owl quilt; Denise Ourso with a beauti- ful quilt of Blue Batik fab- tics; Laney Skinner with a deer themed quilt; Linda Gene Carter with an Arrow Head quilt which was taught in a recent class by Loretta Hedges; and Claudia Reed with a quilt featuring chat- lenge blocks she won several years ago. It was so nice to see so many quilts made by our members. Great job, girls! There were sixteen mem- bers present. We were re- minded that our latest chal- lenge blocks are due at our April meeting. Melanie Walters contributed the fab- rics we are to use as well as Christmas fabric for our challenge in July. Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 26, at the J. R. Hamilton Build- ing in Woodville at 9 a.m. If you are a quilter or would like to learn, please join us. Visitors are always welcome. -- Club Reporter Premier Phy ca Therap; 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT MARCH Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Nathaniel BC, Women's Fellowship, Guest Speaker/Sister Carolyn Foster, 2 pm Mt. Pleasant BC, Senior Choir Ministry, Senior Choir Anniversary, 6 pm Rose Hill 2nd Zion BC, Choir Ministry Anniversary, Rev. Emest Ford, Jr., 4 pm St. Matthews BC #1, Fellowship Program, Guest/Rev. Frank Sullivan, 2 pm St. Mark BC, Ushers' 73rd Year Anniversary, Rev. Roosevelt Palmer, 2 pm TRIAD-S.A.LT. Meeting, Wilk. Co. Sheriffs Complex, Hwy. 61 S., 10 am Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Hwy. Patrol-Drivers Licenses/iDs, J.R. Hamilton Bldg., 8:30 am-4:00 pm Free Spring BC, Benefit Prograrn/Adell Evans, Guest soloists & choirs, 3 pm Mt. Pleasant BC, Deacons & Deaconess Ministry, Deacons & Deaconess Anniversary, 2 pm Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Chapel BC, Stewart Community Cemetery Members Meeting, 10:30 am Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Oak Grove BC, Annual Homecoming, Guest, Rev. Robert Strickland, Dinner, noon