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Page 2 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, April 5, 2018 MISSISSIPPI'S 0[DEST NEI~PAP~ - E*t~lted HI,~4 00 Di ' Re mbli an Woodville, Mississippi 39669 Andrew J. Lewis Publisher/Editor Lili R. Lewis Associate Editor/Adv. Manager Frances C. Devening Typesetter Kathleen Geter Daly Bookkeeper THE WOODVlLLE 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. Emaih wrepublican@bellsouth.net. Periodicals Post- age Paid at Woodville, MS 39669. POSTMASTER: Send all address changes to THE WOODVlLLE REPUBLICAN, P.O. Box 696, Woodvi!le, MS 39669-0696. CA STUDENTS AT SCIENCE FAIR -- The group pictured above shows of all of the Centreville Academy students who participated at the CA Science Fair in Centreville and the District Science Fair held recently at Brookhaven Academy, The photo at right shows CA students, from left to right: 8th grader Logan AIIday and 7th graders Ethan Garig and Weston LeBlanc. -- Photo Submitted A column by Rev. Bobby ThornhilL Former Pastor of Centreville & White's Chapel United Methodist Churehes "For I determined not to know anything among you except Jesus Christ and Him cruci~ fieeL" 1 Corinthians 2:2 (NKJV) Paul was not limiting himself to only preach- ing the crucifixion, he was preaching the entire mes- sage of Jesus' life, birth, death and resurrection. Paul's style of preach- ing was later known as "kerygmatic," a style that involved the whole of Je- sus' life and ministry. The emphasis on the Crucifix- ion was central to kerygma as it was through Christ's death that "atonement" was made possible. If He had not died He could not have risen again, and much of our theology would be empty. Quite possibly it was also the central theme of the kerygma because it was the main event in Jesus' life that was wit- nessed by multitudes and was the "talk of the town," therefore it was something to build on for Paul and others who preached the kerygma. Many are the churches and denominations today that could benefit from the Great Apostle's attitude as expressed in our text. Paul says he determined, he decided, he made a con- scious decision and effort to preach Jesus Christ cru- cified. Paul was not bur- dened by denominational doctrine and he preached against the "traditions .of men" as being worthy of obedience. Churches and denominations are divided because of our "traditions" and "beliefs." We're not even unified in the most important teachings of our Lord. We should take a cue from St. Paul and make a determination to preach Jesus and him crucified. That is the foundation, the bedrock upon which Chris- tianity was founded and upon which it will forever stand. The preaching of tradition and church doc- trine will never bring one lost soul into the kingdom, it might fill our sanctuar- ies, but it will not cause anyone to surrender his life to Jesus the Crucified. The most important fact in all of human history is that Jesus died for our sins, and lives forever at His Father's side. Believe it, live it, preach it, until He returns. The BEST THING to happen on the WORST DAY of your life. ' Wilkimon ouMty! Come joii us at Centreville Academy's Field Day 1419 Academy Drive Centreville noon to 2 pm on Saturday, April 7th $65.00 annually for the entire household Help raise funds for CA! Part of the proceeds will go to CA! :::::~ PatridaLozonMS-403-4058 r/ :~ :.:ii:::%:.::i.i~:: ~: -~. 7!7:!::::7: :!:E=:~:~:= ~'i ~ ~ ~ O ~ & AIR c-'VAC L/~-~,~* *te:rm$ and conditions apply MAIS 2017-2018 CA SCIENCE FAIR WINNERS ANNOUNCED Centreville Academy stu- dents recently competed at the local science fair held at Centreville Academy on March 5 and at the dis- trict science fair held at Brookhaven Academy on March 21, 2018. Winners are as follows: (Local Science Fair) Class II Behavioral Science: 1st place Steven Silvan, 2nd place Mikelyn Sartin, 3rd place Conner Steele, Hon- orable Mention (HM) Jase Allen; Class III Behavioral Science: 1st place Lindsey Clark, 2nd place Tucker Lo- brano, 3rd place Brayden Steele, HM Lana Dalton; Class IV Behavioral Science: 1st place Paige Miller, 2nd place Bailey Caste, 3rd place Demi DeLee, HM Abby Hill; Class V Behavioral Science: 1st place Emily Rushing, 2nd place Kambree Justus, 3rd place Karlyn Dalton, HM Jeremy Beatty; Class II Botany: 1st place Elizabeth Shoats; Class III Botany: 1st place Sarah McKey & 2nd place Dillon Vanderford; Class V Botany: 1st place Hunter Gross & 2nd place John Paul Hedges; Class II Chemistry and Biochemis- try: 1st place Lillian Nettles, 2nd place Syndi Cruise, 3rd place Logan Brown, HM Chloe Hunt; ClassJII Chem- istry and Biochemistry: 1st place Savannah Halley, 2nd place Alex Kirkland, 3rd place Milloree Brown, HM Caleb Kinabrew; Class IV Chemistry and Bio- chemistry: 1st place Lacy Darden, 2nd place Madeline Watson, 3rd place Allison Hendry, HM Landin Lane; Class V Chemistry and Bio- chemistry: 1st place Blake Boudeaux, 2nd place Mada- lyn Peterson, 3rd place Oliv- ia Allen, HM Kylee Bendily; Class II Earth and Space: 1st place India Kirkland & 2nd place Ty Kinabrew; Class III Earth and Space: 1st place Ethan Garig, 2nd place Kyleigh Brunet, 3rd place Logan Allday; Class IV Earth and Space: 1st place Colton Miller; Class V Earth and Space: 1st place Jayme Williams & 2nd place Hunt- er James; Engineering Class II: 1st place Emma McNabb, 2nd place Koben Lambert, 3rd place Owen Clark; Engineering Class IV: 1st place Cade Hurst, 2nd place Austin Payne, 3rd place Ra- ven Garner, HM Cody Bax- ter; Engineering Class V: 1st place Cohen Jelks, 2nd place Marc Attuso, 3rd place Haze Greer, HM Tanner Cavin; Environmental Class II: 1st place Abby Bicker; Environmental Class III: 1st place Carley Milliken, 2nd place Weston LeBlanc, 3rd place Nicholas Parrish; Environmental Class V: 1st place Emily Hopkins, 2nd place Beau Mouton, 3rd place Daniel Vine; Medi- cine and Health Class II: 1st place Riley Shell, 2nd place Brooke Carpenter, 3rd place Gracie Robinson, HM Madison Hall; Medicine and Health Class III: 1st place Callie McDaniels, 2nd place Alexa Williams, 3rd place Cayla Robinson, HM Peyton Jones; Medicine and Health Class IV: 1st place Alyssa Fletcher, 2nd place Slade Kinabrew, 3rd place Colby Welch, HM Haley Kinabrew; Medicine and Health Class V: 1st place Macie Miley, 2nd place James Leggett, 3rd place Madison Netter- ville, HM Devon Parrish; Microbiology Class II: 1st place Landon Bigner, 2nd place Kaylea Kimery, 3rd place Mackenzie Jordan; Microbiology Class IV: 1st Laura Baxter; Physics Class II: 1st place Tanner Shorey, 2nd place Carson Vineyard, 3rd place Parker Nettles, HM Hayden Ford; Physics Class III: 1st place Lexlea Sterling, 2nd place Nancy Carroll, 3rd place Rustin Hall, HM Emma Bicker; Physics Class IV: 1st Dalton Bradley, 2nd Lane Carpen- ter, 3rd Courtney McKey, HM Anthony Ford; Phys- ics Class V: 1st place Jase Vineyard, 2nd place Coleton Peterson, 3rd place Wyatt Brabham; Zoology Class V: 1st place Cole Curry; Group Projects: 1st place Madi- son Dawson & Mary Smith Overbey & 2nd place Ashton DeVall & Trace LaCoste; Best Visual: Class II Ty- ler Holifieldl Class III Lana Dalton, Class IV Preston McDaniels, Class V Devon Parrish; Best Presentation: Class II Kylee Hunt, Class III Emma Bicker, Class IV Cody Baxter, Class V Haze Greer; Best of Show: Class II Emma McNabb, Class III Alex Kirkland, Class IV Lacy Darden, Class V Hunt- er Gross; Best of the Best: Emma McNabb. (District Science Fair) Class III Be- havioral Science: 2nd place Tucker Lobrano; Class IV Behavioral Science: 1st place Paige Miller &,3rd place Bai- ley Caste; Class V Behav- ioral Science: 1st place Emily Rushing; Class II Botany: 2nd place Elizabeth Shoats; Class III Botany: 1st place Sarah McKey; Class V Bot- any: 2nd place Hunter Gross & 3rd place John Paul Hedg- es; Class II Chemistry and Biochemistry: 2nd place Lil- lian Nettles; Class III Chem- istry and Biochemistry: 1st place Alex Kirkland; Class IV Chemistry and Biochem- istry: 1st place Lacy Darden & 3rd place Madeline Watt: son; Class V Chemistry and Biochemistry: 1st place Madelyn Peterson; Class II Earth and Space: 1st place India Kirkland; Class III Earth and Space: 1st place Kyleigh Brunet & 2nd place Ethan Garig; Class IV Earth and Space: 1st place Colton Miller; Class V Earth and Space: 2nd place Jamie Wil- liams & 3rd place Hunter James; Engineering Class II: 1st place Koben Lambert; Engineering Class IV: 1st place Cade Hurst; Engineer- ing Class V: 1st place Cohen Jelks & 2nd place Marc At- tuso; Environmental Class II: 3rd place Abby Bicker; Environmental Class III: 2nd place Carley Milliken; Environmental Class V: 1st Emily Hopkins & 3rd place Beaux Mouton; Medi- cine and Health Class III: 2nd place Callle McDaniels; Medicine and Health Class IV: 3rd Slade Kinabrew; M{- crobiology Class II: 2nd place Kaylea Kimery; Microbiolo- gy Class IV: 3rd place Laura Baxter; Physics Class II: 3rd place Carson Vineyard; Physics Class IV: 1st place Lane Carpenter & 3rd place Dalton Bradley; Physics Class V: 1st place Jase Vine- yard & 2nd place Coleton Peterson; Group Projects: 2nd place Madison Dawson & Mary Smith Overbey & 3rd place Ashten DeVall & Trace LaCoste. Students who placed lst and 2nd at the district sci- ence fair will compete at the MAIS State Science Fair held at the Clyde Muse Cen- ter in Pearl on April 4, 2018. THE FAR CORNER Ft. Adams & Lake Mary by Rhonda Quirk We are still waiting on the flood waters to recede enough for the power to be restored to Lake Mary and Loch Leven. Hopefully, that will be sometime this week. I am ready to go home. We won't be able to drive in for a while, but boating back and forth is beautiful this time of year. I love springtime on the lake. This spring has brought some unusual little feath- ered creatures to our area. A~r much research, I feel confident that they are Inca doves. Inca doves, sometimes referred to as the Mexican dove, are not commonly seen in Mississippi. These tiny doves are native to Mexico and the southwest United States. It is a privilege to host them. The Inca dove ranges in size from about 6.5 inches to 9.1 inches and weigh 1.1 to 2 ounces. They are slender, with gray, brown body covered in a scaled pat- tern of feathers. The tail is long and squared, edged in white feathers. Their under- wings are reddish and upon take off produce a rattling noise. They are a delight to observe. These small doves walk upon the ground push- ing their heads up with each step. They are easily star- tled, but do not fly far and resettle in a nearby tree or bush. However they are very quick. I have yet to get a de- cent picture of one. I am not sure why they are here, but I am pleased by their visit. I also want to remind folks that spring is a won- derful time to enjoy The Far Corner, but it is also a dangerous time. As the wa- ter recedes, the snakes are searching for dry ground, so watch your step. The mos- quitoes are also out in frill force. The bull gnats haven't swarmed yet, but we have encountered a few. Insect re- pellent is a must if you are planning to visit. The water itself also poses a danger if you are not familiar with the back waters of Lake Mary and the Mississippi River. I urge everyone to use caution as the fishing season begins. No matter what rea- san'you decide to visit, I can promise you will find yourself in a natural won- derland. The Far Corner is bursting into spring. You can feel life flowing from every nook and cranny. Oh! It is a miraculous time of the year, one I hope you won't miss! Celebrating Everyday ~ ~'!~!.i:~:~::ii~:: i ~ i ii i!~ ~: ~ ,%, 7,~:i," April 7 " ! 'Contact CA Office at 601-645-5912 for more information or to purchase raffle tickets or grilled chicken plates Field Events begin at 9 am followed by fun for all! Come explore emergency response vehicles and enjoy a petting zoo, inflatables, face painting, animal balloons and games. 41st Annual Auction begins at 1 pm and will feature a live auction, silent auction, free tuition drawings, door prizes, money boards and raffles for a gun and a year of tuition. Grilled Chicken Plates, Concessions & More!