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Page 2A The Woodville Republican, Thursday, March 26, 2015 Andrew J. Lewis ....................................... Publisher/Editor culosis Day, and data recently Lili R. Lewis ...................... Associate Editor/Adv. Manager released by the Centers for Frances C. Devening ................................... ...... Typesetter Disease Control and Preven- Kathleen Geter Daly ........................................ Bookkeeper tion (CDC) shows that the number of new tubercxflosis I THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN (USPS No. 462-260) is] (TB) cases in Mississippi in- I published weekly on Thursdays. Subscriptions: $28.00 per I creased 13 percent from 2013, I year in Wilkinson County, $30.00 per year outside Wilkinson I which should remind Missis- I County & in Miss., and $32.00 per year outside Mississippi. [ sippians this disease is still 150 per copy. Office located 425 Depot Street, Woodville, I a very present threat in the I MS 39669. Telephone (601) 888-4293, FAX (601) 888-I state. 16156. Email: wrepublican@bellsouth.net. Periodicals Post-I In 2014, there were 74 caees l age Paid at WoodvUle, MS 39669. POSTMASTER: SendI of TB reported in Mississippi, I all address changes to THE WOODVILLE REPUBLICAN, I bringing the state's case rate I P.O. Box 696, Woodville, MS 39669-0696. I to 2.5 (per 100,000 people), compared with the national World Tuberculosis Day: r -- ,,.. Disease Still Very Active I gb Naabai tlCaablican In Mississippi L ..... Wood~iHe, Mississippi 39669 March 24 was World Tuber- Eugenia F. Bounds mR m n l l i i Services were at Stephens Funeral Home in Meridian Eugenia Fowler Bounds, at 11 a.m. on Wednesday, December 31, 2014. Inter- ment was at Forest Lawn Memory Gardens. Contributions are re- quested to Children's Hospi- of Marion and the sister of tal in New Orleans. Maxine T, Phipps the late Dr. R.E.L. Fowler of New Orleans, La. She is survived by two nieces, two nephews and sev- eral other relatives. She was born in 1921 in Marion and attended MSCW where she was a member of '1 I Maxine Carlisle Taylor Phipps, 87, of Crosby, died on Wednesday, March 18, 2015, at her residence. m J She retired from the State of Louisiana and was a member of Pioneer Baptist Church. Mrs. Phipps was preced- ed in death by her parents; her husbands, Ben Taylor and Grady Phipps; one son, Maxie Taylor; one stepson, Lavelle Phipps; one grand- son, J. C. Taylor; and her sib- lings, J. E., Jim, and Loody Carlisle and Betty Carlisle Dunaway. Survivors include her son, James "Butch" Taylor of Crosby; one daughter, Ben- The individuals' names listed below have paid a fee to have their names listed in this weekly column. The names of candidates who have qualified to run the the Democratic First Primary Election will ap- pear on the Tuesday, Au- gust 4, 2015 ballot. Ifa run- off is needed, the Second Primary Election will be held three weeks later on Tuesday, August 24, 2015. These individuals have paid a fee to be listed in this column. This column does not necessarily indicate these are the only candi- dates running in each race. (I) Incumbent TAX ASSESSOR Jeremy "Jarrod" Ephion (I) Wevlyn I. "Cookie" James Treva Reid SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION Shemekia L. Bailey Charles E. Johnson Annette M. Dillon Underwood William "Bill" Bankston (I) Venton A. "Bubba" McNabb JUSTICE COURT JUDGE EAST DISTRICT Ernest H. "Ernie" Smith (I) JUSTICE COURT JUDGE WEST DISTRICT Linda Ferguson Boyd Lee O. Dixon CONSTABLE EAST DIST. Edward M. Arbuthnot, Jr. The following candi- dates have announced their intention to seek office as independent candidates in the Wilkinson County Gen- eral Election which will be held on Tuesday, Novem- ber 3, 2015. Individuals listed below have paid a fee to be listed in this column. This column does not necessarily indicate these are the only candi- dates running in each race. (I) Incumbent CIRCUIT CLERK Brian L. Dooley SUPERVISOR 3RD DIST. SUPERVISOR 2ND DIST. E. Kirk Smith ] A ~oluma by Ray. Bobby Thor~aill, Pastor Centreville & White's ChaIml United Methodist Churches "For God did not send ~Itis~Son into the world to c~ndemn the world, but ~~. world through ~I~W~ millet'be saved." John 3:17 (NKJV) Herein lies the truth about the state of the world and the reason for Jesus' life here on earth that ended in His sacrifi- cial death. Jesus was sent to save the world, so then it follows that the world needs saving. If the world needs saving then it is so that the world stands con- demned. This may sound like repeating the obvious but it is this very fact of condemnation that the lost world will not readily ac- cept. Rationalizing that they are basically "good" and therefore do net need to be saved from anything. The problem with this mind set is that we com- pare ourselves to other hu- mans, easily finding some- one "worse" than we are so that relatively speaking we appear "good." If we consider ourselves to be good or at least better than other folks, then we do not feel the need for salva- tion. This quickly unravels when by reason of convic- tion by the Holy Spirit we find that we are held to much higher expectations than to simply be better than a few other people. We are called to be Holy, to be dedicated to God's service, and we are called to believe in Jesus Christ as our Lord and Savior. So many people think that it is sin that condemns; sin can be forgiven. The sin of not trusting Christ as Lord and Savior so that we can be forgiven is what condemns us (vsl8) and in order to be free from that condemnation we must receive His offer of grace through faith for salvation. average case rate of 3.0. "With today's level of air travel and the mobility of world's population, it clear that any disease is only a plane ride away," said MSDH State Epidemiologist Dr. Thomas Dobbs. "Despite the progress made in controlling the disease, the CDC esti- mates that at current levels of progress, it will take at least 100 years to eliminate TB in the U.S." According to the latest numbers released from the CDC, approximately every 64 minutes, someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with TB disease. About one-third of the world's population is currently infect- ed, and a new infection occurs every second. Mississippi has benefited from the use of the latest treatment and diagnostic tools in the fight against TB, but Dobbs said that con- stant diligence is required to identify and treat new cases promptly to reduce the spread of the disease. '~FB rates have remained relatively stable in Mississip- pi over the past several years, but this disease remains a significant public heal~ prob- lem in our state. We continue to be vigilant in our efforts to reduce the incidence of this disease in Mississippi; said Dr. Dobbs. "Expert physicians and nurses at MSDH work tire- lessly to treat and prevent TB every day," he said. "Us- ing comprehensive and ag- iiiiiii iiiii!iTi iiiiTiiiiiiiiii!iiiii!iiiiiiiii CA Field Day ~ :. __My rch 2a, 2015 ', Wi'ist Band Order Forth Centreville Academy be- gan selling wrist bands, an all day pass for the Field Day inflatables, on Monday, March 23. The cost of the wrist band prior to Field Day is $15. The price will be $20 on the day of Field Day. Please indicate the number of wrist bands you want and enclose a check or money with your order. Orders must be turned in to your child's teacher by Friday, March 27. Your child's homeroom teacher will give your child their wrist bands after the field events conclude. Name Grade # of Wrist Bands Amount Enclosed the math and science fra- ternities, graduating in 1941 with a degree in biological science. She then received a master's degree in Educa- tion from Southern Missis- sippi. She taught in Sumner, Tylertown, Newton, Natchez and Woodx~Jle. She served as a member and officer in the DAR for over 65 years, and as an avid genealogist contributed articles to books and journals. Funeral services were held at Jones Family Funer- al Services at 11:00 a.m. on Saturday, March 21, 2015, with her grandson, Dirk Payne, officiating. Burial followed in Holly- wood Cemetery with Jones Family Funeral Services in McComb in charge of ar- rangements. Mrs. Phipps was bern on April 1, 1927, in McComb, the daughter of Jesse and Ethel Floyd Carlisle. nie Taylor Payne of Baton Rouge, La.; two stepdaugh- ters, Mary Taylor and Ar- lene Nicholas; one brother, John Carlisle of Mississip- pi; eight grandchildren; 16 great grandchildren; and one great-great-grandchild. Pallbearers were Zack Payne, Jay Payne, Cody Payne, Landon Payne, Joey Gomes, Matt Taylor, Max Taylor, Ben Taylor, Kyler Graves, Kaden Graves and John Dillon Haney. gressive surveillance, the Department of Health can respond quickly and effec- tively when TB outbreaks do OCCUr." Mycobacterium tuberculo- s/s, the bacterium that causes TB, is expelled into the air when those with TB disease cough or sneeze. Others may become infected when they breathe the bacteria into their lungs. In fact, an esti- mated 90,000 Mississippians currently have TB infection, a form of TB that is not con- tagious but, if left untreated, is capable of becoming active and causing disease. For more information on TB in Mississippi, visit www. HealthyMS.com/tb or call 1-866-HLTHY4U (1-866-458- 4948). Follow MSDH by e- mail and social media at HealthyMS,com/connect. Gibson Realty and Land Co, SOUTHWEST MISSISSIPPI'S LOCAL REAL ESTATE PROFESSIONALS timberland hunting land residential commercial recreational www.gibsonrealtyms.com Slade PriesL REALTOR 601-888-0094 Melissa Field, REALTOR 601-467-7070 Scott Lindsey, REALTOR, ALC, Forester 601-248-3561 Ii l/ III T II" III I ' } ,0 9 to the annual l I Live Auction begins at 12:30 p.m. Games - Inflatables - Dunking Booth Food - Silent Auction - and More! ]he Centreville Fire Department will bring a fire truck and sell sweets to benefit the fire department. Come and enjoy a family fun day!