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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, April 16, 2015 Page 3 ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED Nadean Turner and Lar- ry Slack are this week an- nouncing their engagement and forthcoming marriage. Parents of the bride-elect are the late Lucille and Au- gust Oubre of Woodville. She is the granddaughter of the late Lilla Harden and Walter Turner of Woodville and the late Emma McDaniel Scloss and Paul Oubre of New Or- leans, Louisiana. The bride- to-be is a 1982 graduate of Wilkinson County High School. The prospective bride- groom is the son of the late Floyd Jackson, Jr and Gracie Lee Palmer Slack of Centreville. He is the grandson of the late Walter and Lucille Palmer and the late Floyd Jackson, all of Centreville. He is a 1987 graduate of William Wi- nans High School. The couple will be mar- ried on Saturday, the twen- ty-fifth of April, in a four o'clock ceremony to be held at 1400 Lovers Lane Street in Centreville. Pastor Robert Scott, Jr will officiate at the ceremony. A reception will immediately follow the cer- emony. Family and friends are invited to attend both the wedding and the reception. Crum-McAdrews Personnel Told For April 18 Wedding Donelle Lyn Crum and Haylee Devin Smith of Ronald Tyler McAndrews Harrisville, and Blaire De- of Laurel are this week vall Chaucer of Hammond, announcing the per o/~e]:'" L0ulsian~a,~: and : Tonya for their upcoming wed- ding. The couple will be mar- ried in Laurel on Saturday, the eighteenth of April, at Salem Heights Baptist Church in a six o'clock cer- emony performed by the Reverend Troy Hobson. Parents of the couple are Stacey and' Gary Crum of Crosby and Sherry McAndrews of Laurel and Ronnie McAndrews of Sug- arland, Texas. Attending the bride as maid of honor will be her sister, Ashton Dale Crum, of Crosby, and matron of honor will be her cousin, Marcy Cavin Dunway, of St. Francisville, Louisiana. Bridesmaids will be her cousins, Carmen Amelia Cavin of Woodville and Mechelle McClain of Lau- rel. Blakeley Ann Cavin and Laura Leigh Eady will serve as flower girls. Ronnie McAndrews will attend his son as best man, and groomsmen will be Brock Rainer, Micah Sand- erson, Channing Parker and Nathan Sumrall, all of Laurel, and Randall Cra- ven of Mize. Serving as usher will be the bride's cousin, Christopher Cavin, of Mobile, Alabama. Ring bearer will be the bride's cousin, Barrett Kade Dun- way. Friends and relatives of the couple are cordial- ly invited to attend the wedding and the reception which will immediately follow at the Laurel Train Depot. Charles Overby to Receive Coveted Ole Miss Women's Council Legacy Award OXFORD - The Ole Miss Women's Council for Philanthropy will honor Charles Overby, a champion of the First Amendment and the free press, with the 2015 Legacy Award on April 18 at the University of Mississippi. Presented by C Spire, Overby will receive the award during a dinner at Carrier House, home of Chancellor Dan and Lydia Jones. The Legacy Award of the Ole Miss Women's Council recognizes indi- viduals who have made significant contributions as leaders, philanthro- pists and mentors. ,FedEx Corp. is the platinum sponsor for the 2015 Legacy Award, and gold sponsors are FNC Inc. and Kimberley Fritts. Sanderson Farms, Two Rivers Ford, RJ Young, the Mississippi Press Association, the Freedom Fo- rum and Kate and John Green are silver sponsors. Helmed by an accomplished cadre of fe- OleMiss male leaders and philanthropists, the Ole Miss Women's Council provides scholarships, as weU Women's, as leadership development and mentorship," Oblt"ICtl throughout the students' tenure at the university. 0MWC's endowments total nearly $:11 million.J~'nlh~nT r"'tn*rola?lt~lrOpy For more information on the Ole Miss Women's Council, visit,t~.~J~ ?~ Annual Crosby School Homecoming Set Sat April 25 The annual Crosby School Homecoming will be held Saturday, April 25, at the Carl S. Wilson Memorial Park in Crosby located off Hwy. 33. Bring a covered dish, lawn chairs, and any memorabilia you would like to display. Local members are asked to notify those who may not see community newspapers. SMCC My School Color Run Held On Campus Monday, April 13 Southwest Mississippi Community College's Omi- eron Delta Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa along with SMCC Student Activities hosted My School Color Run/Walk on Monday, April 13, on the SMCC campus. The My School Color Run/ Walk featured a 2-mile route, where more than 200 participants experienced color splash zones and were doused in color. The course was set up for two hours, and after the fun run, there was a color throw party fea- turing a DJ and emcee. St. Francisville And Jackson Spring Garden Stroll Feliciana Master Garden- ers of LSU Ag Center will present the St. Francisville and Jackson Spring Garden Stroll on Saturday, May 2, from 1 p.m. until 5 p.m. The tour provides a wonder- ful opportunity to visit five beautiful and unique private gardens in Louisiana's East and West Feliciana Parishes. Master Gardeners will be on hand at all of the sites to provide information. Tickets are $20 per person and may be purchased beginning at noon the day of the tour at St. Francisville Town Hall, 11936 Ferdinand Street, and in Jackson at Centenary Inn, 1740 Charter Street, LA Highway 10. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the West Feliciana Ag Cen- ter office, 5924 Commerce Street, St. Franciswille, 225- 635-3614. Gardens on tour include an expansive property near Jackson that was featured in Louisiana Gardener, a land- scaped sculpture garden in the hills of West Feliciana, and three gardens in the Historic District of St. Fran- cisvi]]e. Proceeds from the event benefit 4-H scholarships, school gardens and other lo- cal charities. For more information go to www.stfrancisvillespring- stroll.orgo. LRMC Blood Drive April 17, 2015 6:30 A.M.To 2:30 RM. Lane Regional Medical Center and United Blood Services will hold a blood drive on Friday, April 17, from 6:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m in the hospital's StaffDevelop- ment Classroom. Theblood drive is free and open to the public. Appoint- ments are not required, but donors are encouraged to sign up online at www.Unit- - Code: LaneRegional The Health History Ques- tionnaire is now available on- line but may only be complet- ed the day of the blood drive. This will reduce your person- to-person interview to only a few follow-up questions. Simply print out the Fast Track Donation ticket and to bring it with you to the blood drive on Friday, April 17. Please note: United Blood Services is the sole provider of blood to Lane Regional Medical Center, so your do- nation will directly benefit Lane. Donating blood is a simple, safe and life-saving gift. SENATOR BUTLER COMMENDED ON RETIREMENT -- The Mississippi Senate and Lt. Governor Tate Reeves, right above, on Wednesday, April 1, 2015, commended the public service of Senator Kelvin E. Butler, left, and four other retiring Mississippi sen- ate members, whose dedication and commitment to making Mississippi better was recognized by a send off that included presentation of resolu- tions in their honor by Lt. Governor Reeves and heartfelt speeches to the body by the retiring lawmakers. But- ler said he had served his best on the state level, but "I want to go home .I'm ready to go home," he told fellow senators. -- Photo Submitted in The Mississippi Main Street Association (MMSA) announces that the Wood- ville Main Street Association is among a number of other Mississippi Main Street pro- grams in Mississippi which have been designated as accredited National Main Street Programs for meet- ing the commercial district revitalization performance standards set by the Nation- al Main Street Center@, a subsidiary of the National Trust for Historic Preserva- tion. Each year, the National Main Street Center and its partners announce the list of accredited Main Street~ programs in recognition of their exemplary commitment to historic preservation and community revitalization through the Main Street Four Point Approach . The Main Street organi- zations are evaluated annu- ally by the Mississippi Main Street Association, which works ha. partnership with the National Main Street Center to identify the lo- cal programs that meet 10 performance standards. These standards set the benchmarks for measuring an individual Main Street program's application of the Main Street Four Point Ap- proach to commercial dis- trict revitalization. Evaluation criteria deter- mine the communities that are building comprehensive and sustainable revital- ization efforts and include standards such as foster- ing strong public-private partnerships, securing an operating budget, tracking programmatic progress and actively preserving historic buildings. "Receiving National Main Street accreditation is a pres- tigious designation and we congratulate each of these programs in Mississippi for this achievement," said Bob Wilson, MMSA Executive Director. "Main Street pro- grams play a strategic role in stimulating economic de- velopment in our local com- munities, our state and the entire nation." Accredited programs will be recognized on June 18 at the Mississippi Main Street Annual Awards Luncheon at the Old Capitol Inn in Jackson. Since 1993, Mississippi Main Street Association has generated nearly $4.7 billion in private and public invest- ment (which includes mor than $1 billion in publi( ~- vestment). In 2014, Mississippi Main Street cities generated 292 net new businesses, 76 busi- ness expansions to existing businesses, 1,173 net new jobs, 92 facade rehabilitations and 127 upper floor housing units. More than 65,117 vol- unteer hours were recorded. Main Street programs in Mississippi leverage an aver- age of $485 for every publid private dollar invested. Es- Trust for Historic Preserva- tion in 1980, the National Main Street Center helps communities of all sizes revi- talize their alder and historic commercial districts. Established by the Na- tional Trust for Historic Preservation in 1980, the National Main Street Cen- ter helps communities of all sizes revitalize their older and historic commercial dis- tricts. Working in more than 2,000 downtowns and urban neighborhoods over the last 35 years, the Main Street program has leveraged more than $61.7 billion in new public and private invest- ment. Participating commu- nities have created 528,557 net new jobs and 120,510 net new businesses, and reha- bilitated more than 251,838 buildings, leveraging an av- erage of $26.52 in new in- vestment for every dollar spent on their Main Street tablished by the National . district revitalization efforts. "'~ : 11 " nl 11 On Tuesday, August 4 Vote to Re-Elect ERNEST H. "ERNIE" East District Justice Court Judge Wilkinson County Holds a Bachelor of Science in Business from USM, Has over 400 hours in continuing edu- cation through the University of Mississippi Judicial College. Has served as your Justice Court Judge for the East District of Wilkinson County since 1995. Believes in fairness for all citizens of Wilkin- son County. I ASK FOR YOUR VOTE AND SUPPORT! Approved and Paid for by the Candidate Public Service Announcement Narconon would like to remind families that the use of addicting drugs is on the rise, take steps to protect your family from drug use. If you know anyone who is struggling with drug addic- tion get them the help they need. Call for a free brochure on the signs of addiction for all drugs. Narconon also offers free screenings and referrals. 800-431-1754 or DrugAbus- ADDICTION COUNSELING Narconon can help you take steps to overcome ad- diction in your family. Call today for free screenings or referrals. 800-431-1754 Health Help Mississippi is a local non-profit that can help. Call to get FREE assistance with your health insurance options. HEALTH HELP mississippi Wilkinson County Calendar Of Events To add events please call 601-888-4293 6"r email by noon Friday 14-16 15 18 19 19 19 22 25 26 27-May 1 APRIL Nathaniel BC, Centrevitle, Dr. John Henry Scott, Sr.'s Bible Institute, 6:30 pm Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Kids Bible Club, Apostolic Church, Kids Ages 3-12, 10 am-2 pm Union BC, Christian @ The Clock Program, Rev. Earnest Ford, Sr 3 pm Mt. Pleasant BC, Benefit PrograngTydssa James, 4 pm Terry Creek BC, Magnolia, 100 Women in Red, Ladies Wear Red, 11:30 am Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Mt. Pleasant BC Florist Club, Annual Flodst Club Musical, 6 pm Mt. Zion CME Church, 136th Anniversary, 11 am House of Prayer, Main St Woodville, Resurrection Revival, Pastor Otis B. Sullivan, 7 pm Premier Phys~ca~ TheraW 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT