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Page 8A The Woodville Republican, Thursday, April 3, 2014 The Irwin Russell Club will meet on Friday, April 11, at three-thirty at Ima- hara's Botanical Garden in ,St. Francisville with Mrs. Nanette Carter as hostess. Mrs. Alex Kirkland vcill be in charge of the program. The Junior Irwin Russell Club will meet at the home of Mrs. Jody Sessions on Friday afternoon, April 11, at three-thirty. Cohostess- es will include Mrs. David Wilkerson, Mrs. Enloe Kee III and Mrs. Charl~ Net- terville. Mr. and Mrs. Jody Ses- sions were in Shreveport, Louisiana, weekend before last where they were joined by their daughter, Bonnie Sessions, of Starkville, to attend "Match Day" fdstivi- ties at the Louisiana Medi- cal Center in which their family friend, Jim Rabalais, son of Emily and Myron Ra- balais, of Katy, Texas, and a senior medical student at LSU Shreveport, "matched" at the University of Mis- sissippi Medical Center in Jackson for a residency in anesthesiology. WCCA BUILDING DEDICATED -- A plaque read- ing "Creative Child Care in Memory and Honor of Frances Bray and Katherine Bray" will be installed at the Wilkinson County Christian Acad- emy's childcare facility. The announcement was made during the 2014 WCCA Field Day held on Saturday, March 29. Mrs. Bray, standing on sec- ond row at left, was thanked for all the years she and her late husband supported the school. Also pictured are as follows, front row, left to right are Aubrey Whitaker, Katie Ruth Jensen and Ally Joyce Mudd. Second row is Mrs. Bray and Creative Child Care Director C. J. Whitaker. On back row, same order, are WCCA board members Overton Nicholas and Cheryl Cavin. -- Photo Submitted Jennifer Chaffin Initiated Into Honor Societies At Jones CC Jennifer Chaffin, a stu- dent at Jones Community College in Ellisville, was honored recently with ini- tiation into two honor soci- eties. Chaffin has been initiated into Phi Theta Kappa which recognizes and encourages the academic achievement of two-year college students and provides opportunities for individual growth and development through par- ticipation in honors, leader- ship, service and felL. hip programming. Chaffin was also selected for inclusion in Sigma Kap- pa Delta, the English Honor Society for two-year col- leges. Sigma Kappa Delta's central purpose is to confer distinction upon students of the English language and literature in undergraduate studies. The honoree is the daugh- ter of Jennifer and Jim Chaffin of Woodville and a graduate of Wilkinson County Christian Academy. Descendants Of Jersey Settlers 75th Reunion The Descendants of the Jersey Settlers of Adams County, Mississippi (DJS), which was formed in 1940, will hold a historical/ge- nealogical conference in connection with their 75th Diamond Jubilee Reunion. The events will be held in Kingston and Natchez, Mis- sissippi, Friday through Sunday, April 25-27, 2014. Friday's events will be held at the Natchez Grand Hotel and feature the following sessions: From Jersey to the"Wit,- derness: Black River, New Jersey to Kingston will ex- plore possible motivations for leaving New Jersey and the Jersey Settlers' role in the development of religion in Mississippi. Descendants of Mary Swayze Seward will focus on William Henry Seward, a prominent politician re- sponsible for the acquisition of Alaska from Russia while U. S. Secretary of State. Swayzes in Early Ameri- ca: Reassessing History will begin in 14th Century Eng- land in an attempt to estab- lish a reasonable scenario for Swayzes in America. The Movers and Shakers of DJS: Those that Shaped our History will highlight the history of the organiza- tion. The day will end with dinner at Commencement Plantation in Kingston. A genealogy sharing room and NOTICE OF PUBLIC HEARING Redistricting of Wilkinson County The Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors will hold a public hear- ing at 10:00 a.m. on Monday, April 7, 2014, for the purpose of present- ing a proposed redistricting plan using population numbers from the 2010 Census as mandated by federal law. This hearing will be held in the Wilkinson Cotmty Supervisors' Board Room in the Wilkinson County Courthouse. Interested parties may attend for the purpose of viewing the maps, making comments and asking questions. Bill Bankston President Wilkinson County Board of Supervisors \ Notice Of Nondiscriminatory Policy As To Students The Wilkinson County Christian Academy school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin or sex to all the rights, pri ,ileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin or sex in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS K-12 2014-2015 Pre-Registration In Progress Pre-Registration fees are non-refundable: Day Care ages 2-4 -- $200 per child & $50 Building Fee After May 15: Day Care -- $250 per child & $50 Building Fee K5-12th grade -- $200 per child After April 30: K5-12th grade -- $300 per child Wilkinson County Christian Academy P. O. Box 977 Hwy. 61 South, Woodville, MS 39669 601-888-4313 an activity room for children will be open all day. Saturday the Reverend Samuel Swayze Memorial Marker will be rededicat- ed by the Samuel Swayze Chapter of the Colonial Dames XVII Century in Kingston. State president Cindy Phillips and Chapter President Toni Layer will perform the rededication. Lura Scales, a charter mem- ber who did the research for the name of the .chap- ter, will also be present to share her memories. The chapter worked diligently to restore the marker for the rededication. Other Satur- day activities will include visits to Kingston planta- tions, genealogical sharing and research, and visits to ancestral burial grounds. A celebration will follow in the evening with great southern food and entertainment. The events will conclude on Sunday at Kingston United Methodist Church. A memorial service will be followed by a program of readings from the Civil War Diary of Alice Phipps, wife of Daniel Smith Farrar and daughter-in-law of Daniel Farrar and Eliza King. Fol- lowing long standing tradi- tion, a picnic will follow on the church grounds. For registration and ho- tel information visit or contact Ann Severance at 225-767-9625 ordjs-ann@ , #~ i , Scan to learn more. SCIENCE OLYMPIAD AT WCCA -- Mrs. Katherine Sessions challeng- es 1st and 2nd grades with the knock knock competition. WCCA Elementary Science Olympiad On Thursday, February 27, Wilkinson County ~an Academy held its 2nd Annual Elementary Science Olympiad. Participation this year exceeded last year with 21 teams compet- ingin nine events. These events included building, fact based, and experimental/application activities. Mrs. Liz Patin and Mrs. Pa- mela Leak, organizers of this event, had wonderful help from the high school Science Olympi- ad team, parents, teachers and the communiW. Manet Magi'c Competition 1st place: Team Purple (Blanche McCurley, Emma Walker, Rori Carter and Coo- per Cuter); Team Nerd Heard (Hunter Jensen, Coco Ab- bot Ty Kinabrew and Jared Lanehart); and Team Science Snakes (Brooke Baker, Cole Partridge and Ashton Haney); 2nd place: Team Super Novas (Jacob Sessions, Nicholas Dar- boune, McKayla June and Jade June); Team American Scien- tist (Ava Randall, Jack Orgeron, Matthew Johnson and Clay Whitehead); and Team Gold (Abbey McGraw, Aliya Haney and Madison Elam); 3rd place: Team Bonding Atoms (Audrey Deville, Bailey Haney, and Anna Laura Sanders). Clay Boats Competition 1st Place: Super Novas; 2nd place: Science Snakes; 3rd place: Nerd Herd. Irmoek Knock Competition ist place: Nerd Herd and Sd- ence Snakes; 2rid place: Ameri- can Scientist and Team Gold; 3rd place: Team Purple. Penthalon Competition 1st place: Black Cobras (Hudson Lees, Ryan Fisher, David Smith and Ann Patin); 2nd place: Noodles (Cassidy Wtlliams, Anna Charlotte Red- head, Andrew Sessions and Mallory Ford); 3rd place: Dark Raiders (Nathan Mudd, Ty- ler McKlemurry and Thomas Sanders). Paper Rockets Competition 1st place: Dark Raiders; 2nd place: Golden Retrievers (Cas- sidy Yarbrough, Isabella Ramos and Kelsea Collins); 3rd place: Science Buddies (Mary Allen McGraw, Jon Berlin Morris, Christian McGray and Caleb Kinabrew). A For Anatomy Competition 1st place: Noodles; 2nd place: S~ience M_asters (Kristen Cale- cas, Gray Veals, Donika Ford and Gracia Cavin); 3rd place: Black Cobras. Rocket BallOons Competition 1st place: Redneck Rams (Sarah Smith, Shelbie Robert- son, Ctfitlin Reed and Savana Ashley); 2nd place: Maroon Al- pha Dogs (RJ Fisher, John Fos- ter Orgeron mid Len Sturgeon); 3rd place: Team Green (Racheal, Skylar DiBinnedetto and Jimmy McKey). Write It Do It Competition 1st plac~: Temn C~no (Cane I_anehart, Alexis June, and Hunter GMnes): 2nd place: Sci- ence-inators (Emily Sessions, Mary Frances June, Tristan Sanders and Brody Smith); 3rd place: Team Green. Reflection Relay Competition 1st place: Team Blue (Brady Smith, Louis Dou(x~t and Thom- as Vannoy); 2nd place: Team Camo: 3rd place: Science-ina- tors. USE 5tJRV~Y 7-0F-10 MISSISSIPPIANS ARE ACTIVE READERS OF THEIR LOCAL NEWSPAPER You've heard the news about newspapers, But what you may not know is the truth: Mississippi newspapers are the state's leading information souce. As many as 7-of-]O adults are regular. engaged readers of their local newspape: Here are a few more headlines,,. 6-of-10 Mississippians say newspapers are the local source they rely on most for information about advertising. Newspapers have twice the trust factor of any other medium, And our readership scores are much higher among younger adults (18-34) than in most other states. 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