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Page 2A The Woodville Republican, Thursday, March 22, 2018 MIS$tSSIPPY$ OLDF~'r NEWSPAPER -*h~d 1S24 00 i 'Nel Bita Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Andrew J. Lewis Publisher/Editor Lili R. Lewis Associate Editor/Adv. Manager Frances C. Devening Typesetter Kathleen Geter Daly Bookkeeper THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN (USPS No. 462-260) is published weekly on Thursdays. Subscriptions: $30.00 per year in Wilkinson County, $32.00 per year outside Wilkinson County & in Miss and $34.00 per year outside Mississippi. 50 per copy. Office located 425 Depot Street, Woodville, MS 39669. Telephone (601) 888-4293, FAX (601) 888- 6156. Email: wrepublican@bellsouth.neL Periodicals Post- age Paid at Woodville, MS 39669. POSTMASTER: Send all address changes to THE WOODVlLLE REPUBLICAN P.O. Box 696, Woodville, MS 39669-0696. Acolumn by Christ, the Church, plays a Rev. Bobby Thornhill, vital roll in the lives of new Former Pastor of Christians. "Jesus said to Centreville & White's Chapel Unit'ed Methodist Churches them, loose him and let him go." The them He was Now when He had said speaking to was the group these things, He cried of believers present at the with a loud voice, "Laza- graveside; He was speak- rus, come forth!" And he ing to the Church. In this who had died came out case He meant that the bound hand and foot Church should help Laza- with grave clothes, and rus remove the old clothes his face was wrapped that bound him and sig- with a cloth, Jesus said nified death and take re- to them, "Loose him, and sponsibility for welcoming let him go." John 11:43- him back to the living. 44 (NKJV). For us this command Most of the teaching and is even more significant, preaching about this mira- we are to help new believ- cle of raising Lazarus from ers (who have been raised the dead focuses on the from death to sin to life in events leading up to and Christ) remove the "grave including Lazarus coming clothes" of a life of sin and out of the tomb. Today I encourage them in the want to speak to the after ways of the Lord' to put on the fact event, "Jesus said the new man. If we don't to them, loose him, and do this very important let him go." That a great step our new Christians miracle was performed is are very likely to fall back not in question, nor is its into the grave from which importance for teaching they were raised. They and preaching about the need new friends who will power of God, but mira- give them new direction so cles happen all around us, that they will net be de- many times going unno- pendent upon the old ways ticed, or having no lasting that brought them to the results. I'm talking about grave in the first place. the miracle of salvation, It is one thing to give of men and women being God credit for "saving" a raised from death to sin to sinner, it is entirely an- life with Jesus as Lord and other for us to "loose him, Savior. and let him go." The saved COUNTY NATIVES IN NORWAY County Natives On Baton Rouge, La for ma- Trip To Norway ny years, but have been Get Near North Pole friends with Omer and his wife, Mary Beth, for 20 What are. the odds of two years or so. They, and my men, both born in Wilkinson wife and I, along with five County, being in Norway at other couples from Baton the North Cape, which is Rouge, took a trip to Nor- only 1,250 miles from the way last summer. geographic North Pole. When he and I had this Raymond O. McKee, left, picture taken, I told him I was born in Woodville on would send it to you. ~vo April 16, 1945, and Omer Da- guys from Wilkinson County vis, right, was born in Cent- at the North Pole (Almost!) reville on January 9, 1952. The odds of this happen- Omer and his family ing are quite low I would moved to Brookhaven where imagine. he finished highschool, then Thanks, graduated from Tulane. Raymond McKee I have been living in Baton Rouge, La. While it is certainly somust be loosed by the that~ JesUs is all that we Church, we must 'ge't' d/Jr Diear:Mr. E~ii~"!:' ; " need for salvation, it is hands"dirty" as weremoye . .~[~h~ Tow~ "'o~',Wo0dville /~s&'~r/lb;!that the Body':df their grave clothes' ,i: : ah~"~he ~ill~mson County Spring is almost here! For all of your lawn care needs: winter clean up, clipping, weedeating and much more. No job too big or too small. Call for a free estimate. Nathan Huff 601-551-5483 NOTICE OF SALE. WHEREAS, the United States of America, acting by and through the United States DePartment of Agriculture, is the owner and hold- er of the following real estate deed(s) of trust, securing an indebt- edness therein mentioned and covering certain real estate here- inaffer described located in Wilkinson County, Mississippi, said deedis) of trust being duly recorded in the Office of the Chancery Clerk in and for said County and State: Trust Deed Grantor(s) Date Executed Book Page Willie Henry Johnson, Jr. August 23, 1985 90 622 and Marilyn A. Johnson The indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust dated August 23, 1985, executed by Willie Henry Johnson and Marilyn A. Johnson was assumed by Debra Fay Johnson with Assumption Agreement dated Apdl 8, 2008. The indebtedness secured by the Deed of Trust dated August 23, 1985, executed by Willie Henry Johnson and Marilyn A. Johnson was subsequently assumed by Erika M. Johnson with Assumption Agreement dated February 14, 2011. WHEREAS, default has occurred in the payment of the indebted- hess secured by said deed(s) of trust, and the United States of America, as Beneficiary, has authorized and instructed me as Substitute Trustee to foreclose said dee~ Is) of trust by advertise- ment and sale at public auction in accoroance with the statutes made and provided therefor. THEREFORE notice is hereby given that pursuant to the power of sale contained in said deed(s) of trust and in accordance with the statutes made and provided therefor, the said deed(s) of trust will be foreclosed and the property covered thereby and hereinafter described will be sold at public auction to the highest bidder for cash at the West front door of the County Courthouse in the city of Woodvitle, Mississippi, in the aforesaid County and will sell within Jegal hours (being between the hours of 11:00 AM and 4:00 PM) on April 16. 2018, to satisfy the indebtedness now due under and secured by said deed(s) of trust. I will convey only such title as is vested in me as Substitute Trustee. The premises to be sold are described as: Lot 29 of the Westside Estates Subdivision as shown by the official plat of said subdivision of record in Plat Book 3, Page 15, in the office of the Chancery Clerk of Wilkinson County, Mississippi. Date: March 22, 2018 of the Michael Perry Substitute Trustee Duly authorized to act in the premises by instrument dated December 20, 2016, and recorded in Book 1, Page 570, records of the aforesaid County and State. concerning erroneous tax .p~yme~ts refunqled. It spe- ~ific-aliy s~'ys, "The tax~ 6ol- Bom:d of Supervisors seem lector is authorized and to be. having a problem re- empowered to refund any solving difficulties arising individual, firm or corpora- from the fact that Tax Col- tion any ad valorem, privi- lector Jeremy Ephion has lege or excise tax which erroneously collected taxes has been paid or collected from residents and prop- through error " erty owners within the city It appears to me it is the limits. Mr. Ephion has at- job of the tax collector to tempted to solve the prob- refund the erroneously col- lem by presenting the town lected taxes directly to the with a check in the amount individuals who paid them. of $18,735.53. Mr. Ephion By refunding the lump sum has collected taxes he had to the town, he has taken no authority to collect and a huge work load off the has given the Town no shoulders of his employees notes to explain from whom and himself and placed it he collected the unauthor- squarely on the shoulders ized taxes. Furthermore, of the town, its attorney Mr. Ephion, from what I and the town employees in have read in your newspa- the City Hall office. It is my per, is saying he does not opinion Mr. Ephion needs to have the information on take responsibility for his who paid what. Every time error and see that refunds I have paid taxes to the tax in the proper amounts are collector, I have been given returned to the payers of a receipt. Surely, his office those taxes. also has a copy of my re- Sincerely, ceipt. Surely, it is recorded Mary Ann McCurley in his computer system the amount I have paid, * * * the PPIN# of the parcel for which I paid, along with a March 18, 2018 description of said parcel. Dear Mr. Editor: Surely, thetax collector Nancy Pelosi just don't should be able to give a list seem to know when to keep to the town of the parcels her mouth shut. She would and the names of the own- appear to be somewhat ers thereof, and the amount smarter iffen she would jest paid by each one. Without be quiet an don't saynuthin'. such a list, there is no way She said recent like that the the Town of Woodville can border wall Trump wants is know if they have received too high fer civilized folks a correct amount of money and that it wuz obnoxious. or to whom to give credit for Somebody needs to tell her payment of taxes, that there wall is not to fer I have looked at the keepin' civilized folks in Mississippi Code 27-73-7 it's fer keepin' illegals out. MARCH Publish: 3/22. 3129, 4/5, 4/12 by Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Helpful information on health issues and healthy eating. Dear Dietitian: weight gain, which in turn My best friend was just increases your risk of cer- diagnosed with breast can- tain diseases. cer. She has been told that Furthermore, almost all sugar feeds cancer and that patients undergoing che- she should completely avoid motherapy will lose weight, all sweets. Is this true? which can result in malnu- Signed, trition. These patients are Best Friend advised to eat whatever they can. In a perfect world, ev- Dear Best Friend: eryone would eat the right When I ask people what amounts of protein and corn- they think about when they plex carbohydrates, fruits, hear the word sugar, they and vegetables, but some- inevitably reply white sug- times this just isn't pos- ar. Our bodies break down sible. So if a cancer patient all carbohydrates (~tarches, find~ ice cream more paint- fruit, and white sugar) into able than boneless, skinless glucose so that it can en- chicken breast, so be it. ter the cells and be used as Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, energy. So yes, sugar feeds CNSC, is an award-winning cancer cells as well as all dietitian with over fifteen the other cells in your body. years of experience. Her ex- The question is does sugar perience includes wellness make cancer worse? The an- nutrition, diabetes, heart swer is no, there is no cred- healthy, kidney disease, ible evidence to support this cancer, and critical care statement, nutrition. She is registered The link between sugar with the Commission on Di- and any chronic disease, etetic Registration. Have a such as heart disease, dia- nutrition question? Email betes, cancer, etc, is that it to DearDietitian411@ excessive amounts cause Carrie Lewis Gaines Gloster, and Doris Brown, Flora Gaines, Calvin Gaines, Funeral services for Carrie Selvin Gaines, Patricia Wil- Lewis Gaines, 94, of Wood- liams, Alvin Gaines and Jen- ville, were held at noon on niferGaines, all of Woodville; Saturday, March 17, 2018, at one sister, Kate Stewart of the Mt. Olive Baptist Church Baton Rouge, La.; 14 grand- near Woodville, conducted by children; 18 great-grandchil- the Reverend Allen Handy. dren; and a host of nieces, Burial followed in the nephews, other relatives and Stewart Family Cemete~, friends. near Woodville. In addition to her parents Mrs. Gaines was born on she was preceded in death January21, 1924, the daugh- by her husband, James B. ter of the late Penny Bethley Gaines; two sisters, Emma and Fletch Lewis, and died Self and Sarah Johnson; and bn Monday, March 12, 2018. three brothers, Charlie Lew- She was united in holy is, John Lewis and William matrimony to James B. Lewis. Gaines on January 21, 1921, Active pallbearers were and they had eight children. Alvin Gaines, Jr Raconda She was baptized at an Gaines, James Washington, early age at Mt. Olive Bap- Avery James, John Brown tist Church where she was III and Gary Gaines. a faithful member until her Honorary pallbearers health failed, were Wilson Gaines, Calvin Survivors include nine Gaines, Selvin Gaines, A1- children, Mildred Gainesvin Gaines, John Brown, Jr .Dovan of D~erfield Beach, Alvin Stewart and Wilson Florida, Wilson Gaines of Gaines, Jr. A couple weeks ago she said wall. Me and the Ole Man maybe jest mow the grass lock our house doors at so folks couldn't be smug- night, not to keep the good gled through the grass. The folks inside, but to keep the way I see it, the short grass bad folks outside. That's the would jest make it moresame thing Trump wants to easier for them illegals to do fer our country. Anyway, come in cause they would I seed where some study be able to see iffen any been done what shows by border guards wuz around slowing the crime, drugs and iffen there wuz any no and illegal aliens getting' shoulders crawlin' around, welfare, the wall is goin' to Plus, it's shore easier to run pay fer itself. through short grass than it Yours truly, is tall. I personal don't have Aunt Blabby a problem with Trump's From Beaver Creek I live alone but i'm never alone. i have Life Alert. FOR BABIES WALK.- WILKINSON COUNTY