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Page 8 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, April 16, 2015 CARD OFTHANKS Christening We, the family of Greg-Jude Anthony Curtis, ory B. Webster, would like son of Kate and Matthew to take this opportunity to Curtis of Monroe, Louisiana, express our gratitude to was christened on Sunday each of you during this dif- morning, April twelfth, at St. ficult time. The outpouring Paul's Episcopal Church dur- of love and sympathy will ing the ten-thirty service. Of- always be treasured by us. ficiating at the baptism was Your cards, phone calls, the Reverend Doctor Mary gifts of food, flowers, me- Anne Heine. Godparents are morial gi~s, visits, shared Krista Campbell of Madi- memories and especially sonville, Louisiana, and the your prayers have truly baby's uncle, Daniel Roane sustained us and will forev- of New Orleans. Joining Mr. er be in our hearts. -- The and Mrs. Curtis in welcom- family of Greg Webster ing friends and family to the . . . luncheon in the Parish Hall which followed the service Visiting over the week- were little Jude's grand- end in the home of Mr. and mother, Frances Whetstone Mrs. Andy Lewis were their ritz-Gerald of Lake Charles, grandchildren, Andrew, Louisiana, and his great- Elise and Mae Foret of Lake grandmother, Kitty Catch- Charles, Louisiana. ings Whetstone. State Health Officer Announces Certificate Of Need Decision For Natchez Regional MC The Mississippi State De- Need process is a fundamental partment of Health (MSDH) component ofthe state's health announces the issuance of a planning and health regulatory Certificate of Need (CON) for activities. In managing the C~er- the following project: tificate of Need process, the De- Natr.hez Hospital Company, partment seeks to improve the LLC d/b/a Natchez Regional health of Mississippi residents; Medical Center, Natchez, Mis- to h(rease accessibility, accept- sissippi: ability, continuity and quality of Renovation and Improve-health services; to prevent un- ment of the Fourth Floor, neoessaryduplicationofhealth Emergency Department, La- resources; and to provide some bor and Delivery Rooms, and cost containment. Post-PartumRooms. The MSDH has adminis- Natchez Hospital Company, tsred the Certificate of Need d/b/a Natchez Regional program since July1986. Since Medical Center received ~r- then, more than 1,400 Cer- tificate of Need (CON) author- tificate of Need applications ity for the renovation and ira- have been reviewed, represent- provement of the fourth floor, ing total capital expenditures emergency department, labor of approximately $5 billion. and delivery room~ and post- The next Certificate of Need partum rooms. The scope of the monthly meeting will be April proposed project involves the 30, 2015, at the MSDH offices renovation of three floors of the in Jackson. existing hospital. The department's staff anal- The total capital expenditure ysis for each Certificate of Need for this project is $12,411,697. application is published online Mississippi's Certificate of A New Attorney In Town! 2.5 years as an associate with major southeastern regional law firm as a member of the real estate division; and practicing oil & gas law exclusively 5 years as land agent working for mid-major oil companies 2 years experience as general law practitioner I will be concentrating on oil & gas, royalty management, real estate, titles etc. issues and limited general practice. Give me a call or stop by and say Hi. Alex Connolly Work: 769-247-3003 fax: 769-247-3055 cell: 601-946-6884 emaih website: P. O. Box 2170 Woodville, MS 39669 651 Main Street, Ste. 200 Woodville, MS 39669 Office located on the second floor of Old Planters Hardware Building above Opposite Ends dr Vintage Care N WCCA SPELLING BEE PARTICI- follows, from left to right: Tal Red- PANTS -- Wilkinson County Chris- head, eighth grade, 2nd place; Cane tian Academy students who recently Lanehart, seventh grade, 4th place; attended the MAIS District SpellingCaitlin Reed, sixth grade, 4th place; Bee held at Bowling Green School Gracie Cavin, fifth grade; and Ann in Franklinton, Louisiana, were as Patin, fourth grade.- WCCA Photo Don't Miss The Fun Of Youth Camp At Tara Wildlife May 31st June 4th Submitted by Ann H. Davis, ing navigation skills from the Wilkinson County Extension Mississippi National Guard, Coordinator/Agent marksmanship, smimming, fishing, Hunter Safety Edu- The Mississippi State cation and outdoor activities. University ~on Service Tara's guides and stafi~, MSU- (MSU-ES) and the V~rflldnson ES agents, outdoor-industry County Board of Supervisors professionals, and environ- are pleased to announce the mentally conscious organiza- Youth Conservation Camp tions will provide instruction ~ holarship Program. The pro- and supervise daily activities. gram is funded by Public Law To apply for the scholar- 106-393 through the Wilkinson ships, youth (9 -15) must com- County Board of Supervisors plete an application and write and conducted by the Missis- a short essay. The subject for sippi State University Exten- the essay is, '%Vhat Conserva- sion Service. Two scholarships tion Means to Me." The dead- are available for any VfiUdnson line for completing the applica- County youth ages 9-15. Camp tion process is Thursday, April will be held the week of Sun- 30, at 5:00 p.m. day, May 31, throug~ Thurs- Interested youth may ob- day, June 4, 2015. tain an appli~tion and instruc- Youth Camp Scholarship tions for the scholarship at the Winners will attend camp at Wilkinson County Extension Tara Wildlife in Vicksburg. Office located at 982 Second Tara Wildlife is noted for its South Street, Weedxdlle. For excellent timber, wildlife and more information please con- environmental stewardship tact the Extension office at 601- programs. Tara has been con- 888-3211. ducting Youth Conservation Camps for several years and is pleased to team with MSU-ES to conduct camps exclusively for the youth selected through the youth conservation camp scholarship program. Tara's acclaimed Summer Youth Camps are designed to provide today's youth ages 9-15 with beth an understand- ing and an appreciation of our cherished natural resources and the wise management of those resources. Outdoor skills and safety are emphasized. Campers will enjoy fish and wildlife identification, learn- Pursuant to the order of the Town of Woodville, Mississippi, notice is hereby given to all persons in- terested or in any way affected thereby that Baton Rouge Sign & Graphics a/k/a Ryan Wilkins has filed an application with the undersigned for a text change in the non-conforming sign provisions of the Town of Woodville Preservation and Development Code to add the following language to the Sign Ordinance contained in Section 6: AARP Driver Safety Course Lane RMC On appeal, the Commission may allow the substi- tution of a new non-conforming sign, provided that the new sign is at least 40% smaller in total area than the one for which it is substituted. The American Asso- ciation of Retired Persons (AARP) Driver Safety Course will be held at Lane Regional Medical Center Plaza in Zachary, Louisi- ana, on Thursday, April 30, from noon until 4 p.m. This classroom refresh- er course for drivers age fifty and older will help you learn the effects of aging on driving and how to adjust and remain safe on today's roads. Most auto insurance companies provide a mul- tiyear discount to course graduates. Interested indi- viduals should check with their insurance agent to verify whether their type of policy will allow for this discount. Class size is limited and registration is required. For more information, or to pre-register, please call 225-658-4587. Said applicant will be heard by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Woodville, Mississippi, at the Woodville Municipal Building, at 4:30 PM on Tues- day, May 5, 2015, at which time all parties interested in or affected thereby will be heard, after which a decision will be rendered by the Governing Body. Cathy McCurley Clerk Town of Woodville Spring Gardening Quick Tips Ann H. Davis, MSU Extension gladiolus, lilies, cannas, dahl- Service Wilkinson County ias, and tuberoses. Coordinator/Agent A question we get from ma- As I drove to work one ny folks at this time of the year morning I could not help but --is it better to plant on time notice beautififl beds of bloom- in wet soil or to wait until the ing spring flowers on many of soil is dry and possibly plant the streets of Woodville. If you late? It depends on the veg- have not done so, it is time to etable and your expectations. set out those tender flowering Gardeners who want tomatoes annuals. Among transplants for the Fourth of July picnic that are available at nurseries should probably 'hnud in" their and garden centers are marl- transplants. This situation re- gelds, impatiens, geraniums, quires different methods than portulaca, petunias, ageratum, normal planting. Dr. David salvias, coleus and many oth- Nagel suggests planting to the ers. Select those that have not top of the root ball in saturated begun to flower, ff possible, soft conditions rather than the If flowers are present, pinch deep planting normally ad- these off after transplanting vised for tomatoes. Support into your garden to promote should be provided the day new growth and more blooms, of planting. Cages, individual It is also time to rejuvenate stakes or weave systems will any houseplants that have suf- prevent the plant from falling fered from the low light and over. Sweet corn growers face insufficient humidity typical of the same problem for a dif- most homes in winter. Cut ferent reason. The later sweet back plants that have lost corn is planted the more ear leaves, divide crowded ferns, worm pressure there will be and re-pot overgrown plants, when the ears are developing. To encourage vigerous new Bollpepper growers face the di- growth, apply soluble fertilizer lemma of temperatures above such as 18-18-18 according to ninety two degrees preventing label directions, fi-uit formation. If you deride to According to MSU Exten- plant in wet conditions make sion Horticulturist Dr. Lelia sure your feet stay in the fur- Kelly, if your narcissus have rows and you walk in the gar- finished flowering, now is the den as little as possible. Plant- time to remove the old bloom ing in constructed raised beds stalks to tidy up their appear- or containers is an alternative ance. Let the leaves grow until to waiting for the soil to drain. they begin to fade. Feed all For moreinfor, on vegetable spring flowering bulbs with 1/2 gardening, contact the Wilkin- cup of 5-10-10 per 10 square sen County Extension Office feet of bed area. Summer at 601-888-3211 and request flowering bulbs to plant when Mississippi State University the ground warms in the next Extension publication 1091 few weeks include caladiums, The Garden Tabloid. POSITIONS ANNOUNCED ]he Wilkinson County School District is seeking qualified applicants to fill the following positions: Elementary/Middle School Principal Elementary Education Teachers Special Education Teachers - 1-12 English Teacher - 7-12 Biology Teacher Math Teachers - 7-12 Band Director Head Football Coach Head Baseball Coach Automotive Service Excellence Certified Bus Drivers Mechanic School Principal applicants must have a Masters of Administration/Supervision and a minimum of an AA in School Administration. Teacher and Band Director applicants for aforementioned positions must hold a valid Mississippi teaching certificate in the area applying for, be a good disciplinarian, and be well-versed in subject area. Head Football and Baseball Coach applicants must hold a valid Mississippi teaching certificate and have prior experience coaching. Automotive Service Excellence Certified Mechanic applicants must hold a valid Mississippi Class B Commercial Drivers License with a "P" endorsement and have knowledge and experience in repair and maintenance of school buses and other district vehicles. Applications may be obtained from the Wilkinson County. School District, Office of Superintendent, 488 Main Street, Woodville, MS 39669, or on the District website Wilkinson County School Board does not offer emergency certificates. Wilkinson County School District does not discriminate on the basis national origin, or disability, and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. interim/ of race, sex,