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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, April 18, 2013 Page 3 Sandi and Edwin Cavin of Natchez announce the engage- ment and approaching mar- riage of their daughter, Beth, to Cy I.ambert, sen of Stella [~m- bert of Natchez and the late Bob I nbert. The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of John L. Cavin of Woodville and the late Edna Cavin and Annette Kim- bm of Natchez and the late David Martin. She is a gradu- ate of Trinity Episoopal Day School in Natchez and a gradu- ate of Alcorn School of Nursing in Natchez. She is employed by Natchez Regional Medical Cen- ter as a registered nurse. ENGAGEMENT ANNOUNCED The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of the late Francis and Sam Gates, the late Rosie Lee and Clyde Stew- art and the late L.L. Lambert. A graduate of Natchez High Sdmol, he is employed by Cau- then ~c in Natchez. The couple will exchange vows on Saturday, the twenty- filch of May, in a six-thirty cere- mony to be held at the resi- dence of the bridegroom in Natchez. A reception will im- mediately follow. Family and friends are cor- dially invited. Formal invita- tions will be sent to out-of-tewn guests only. 23rd Season For Natchez Festival Of Music Coming In May The Natchez Festival of Music in the Miss-Lou, with Artistic Director Jay Dean of the University of Southern Mississippi at the helm, has an exciting lineup of spring performances and tickets for its 23rd Festival Season dur- ing the Musical Month of May. Three Metropolitan perform- ers who are internationally known ~ be the season's highlight at The Bel Canto Gala during the downtown Natchez buzz of Second Sat- urday weekend. The Festi- val's Opening Night is Satur- day, May 4 with George Gershwin and Rhapsody in Blue, the most popular and ac- cessible classical work ever written by an American. The Festival concludes on May 25 with Verdi's Rigoletto and the Finale Gala at antebellum Linden. The month will also be filled with concerts featur- ing music by Irving Berlin, Puccini and Rossini and musi- cal tributes to the Black Swan Elizabeth Taylor Greenfield and soprano Adelina Patti. Pi- anist Jonathan Levin and Ale- jandro Drago's Tango return to Natchez by popular de- mand. Cole Porter's Kiss Me Kate will be special for those who love musical theater. There will be musical wine tasting overlooking the mighty Mississippi River and many more outstanding events in the most beautiful, historical venues in the area. The Bel Canto Gala on the evening of Saturday, May 11, will set a new mark and stan- dard for the performing arts in Natchez and will be an evening those in attendance will long remember. Trans- lated - more or less - as beau- tififi music followed by a fabu- lous party, the Bel Canto Gala feature three stars of the Metropolitan Opera who will be joined by two regional treasures for a concert that might be more expected in London or Paris. Heading the list of performers is Paul Groves, a native of Lake Charles, Louisiana, and one of the LSU Opera's most suc- SMCC Announces Upcoming Event cessful alumni. Groves de- buted at the Met in 1992 and Officials at Southwest Mississippi Community Col- lege in Summit have an- nounced the following up- coming event: Stage Band vocalist au- ditions will be held on Mon- day, April 22, at 6:00 p.m. in the Hurst Auditorium of the Fine Arts Building. Munici Small Price! Run this size ad in over 100 newspapers statewide for less than $11 per paper. Call your local newspaper or MS Press Services at 601-981-3060. The Woodville subsequently has performed at La Scala and throughout the world, including in Lon- don, Paris, Vienna, and Bei- jing. He will be joined by fel- low Met colleagues soprano Emily Pulley and baritone Lu~ cas Meachem. Also perform- ing ~ll be soprano Maryann Kyle, nationally known voice coach and associate professor of voice at the University of Southern Mississippi. Robert Grayson, Kirkpatrick Profes- sor and Chair of the Voice/Opera Division at the LSU School of Music and gen- eral director of Opera Louisiane, will be the piano accompanist. Opus 3 Artists, which man- ages the careers of classical musicians worldwide, had this to say about the Metropolitan Opera stars performing in Natchez, Groves, Meachem and Pulley: "'Paul Groves, Lu- cas Meachem and Emily Pul- ley will provide audiences in Natchez with a rare musical experience, the kind that is normally only available in cities like New York, London, or Milan. The vast performing experience these three singers bring to the stage makes it easy to see why they consis- tently perform in the world's most prestigious opera houses -- they are simply the best in the business." Following the 7 p.m. con- cert at the Margaret Martin Performing Arts Center, guests will enjoy a sumptuous gala at the antebellum home Gloucester. The fare will be absolutely delicious. Tickets for the concert and gala are $100. The Festival's website at includes information about in- dividual, group and college student tickets, the Festival performers, and links to hotels and B&Bs which have ticket and accommodation specials for The Bel Canto Gala event and this special Second Satur- day Weekend in Natchez. Republican is the place to order your I[ i i II ]11 Po IIiI I I II Get A Jump On Your Opponent & Place Your Order Today, III The Woodville Republican III P.O. Box 696, 425 Depot Street - Woodville I I I Wilkinson County Calendar Of Events To Add Events Please Call 601-888-4293 by noon Friday 18 20 20 20 21 21 21 21 22-26 23 24 25 27 27 30 APRIL Open AA Meeting, United Methodist Church, Call 601-493-7636, noon Angola BC, Woodville, Benefit Program/Shirley Scott Gaskins Family, 5 pm Mt. Olive MBC, Centreville, Singing Program, Gospel Singers of BR, 6 pm Moming Star BC, Family and Friend Day, Evangelist Thompson, 2 pm Union BC, Perrytown, Christian @ The Clock, Rev. Earnest Ford, Sr 3 pm Pleasant Green Church, Celebration of late Pastor, Rev. Roosevelt Henley, 2 pm Mt. Olive CME Church, Gioster, Homecoming Program, Dinner, 2 pm Winans Chapel CME, Missionary Day, 2 pm House of Prayer, Main St Woodville, Revival Services, Pastor Otis B. Sullivan, 7 pm Open AA Meeting, United Methodist Church, Call 601-493-7636, noon Open AA Meeting, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Call 601-493-7636, noon Open AA Meeting, United Methodist Church, Call 601-493-7636, noon Bay Ridge BC, Musical Program, 2 pm King Emanuel BC, Pastor's 10th Year Ann Guest Rev. Charles Bell + church, 6 pm Open AA Meeting, United Methodist Church, Call 601-493-7636, noon Amite River Chapter Of DAR Announces Good Citizen Winners Randy Bell Centrevllle Academy Katherine Billgren Amite School Center Christian Ducote Evergreen Academy The Amite River Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution and Joyce Mabry, chairman, an- nounce the winners of the DAR Good Citizen Awards as follows: Katherine Bill- gren of Amite School Cen- ter; Randy Bell of Centre- ville Academy and Christ- ian Ducote of Evergreen Academy. These winners will be recognized at the monthly meeting of the Amite River Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution on Saturday, April 27, at 11:30 a.m. in the Liberty Public Library. Randall Lee Bell is the son of Kathy and David Bell, who reside in Woodville along with his sister, Katelynn. He has at- tended Centreville Acade- my for the past four years. Randall plays football, baseball and runs track. He has won back to back State Championships in baseball and track his sophomore and junior years. He was chosen to "FAB 15" in foot- ball and made the "All Star" football team his senior year. Randall was honored and chosen to the "All MAIS" team, the "All Metro" team by the Natchez Democrat and the Wendy's Heisman High School Athlete of the Week, all in football. He attends White's Chapel United Methodist Church in Cen- treville. Randalrs plans for the future are to attend Hinds Community College in Raymond where he will play baseball for the Ea- gles. Katherine Joy Bfllgren is the eighteen-year-old daughter of Geralyn and Troy Kelly of Liberty and Konnie and Matt Billgren of Scott, La. She is the grand- daughter of Marjorie Cruise of Liberty and the late J. D. Cruise and Frieda Billgren of Houma, Louisiana, and the late Karl Billgren Katherine has three broth- ers and their families, Billy Van Norman and wife, An- na, and son, Dreher, Chris Kelly and Michael Kelly. Katherine is a senior at Amite School Center and has attended Amite School Center since Pre I~ She has participated in fast pitch soi~ball, cheerleading, bas- ketball and slow pitch since 7th grade. Katherine has been an All-American cheer- leader and an All-American nominee; she served as cap- tain in 9th grade and l lth grade, and served as co-cap- tain in the 8th, 10th and 12th grades. Katherine is al- so active in the FCA and Be- ta Club. She has been an ABC test participant for four years. Throughout her school years she has re- ceived many honors, such as Sensational 7th Grader, Ex- citable 8th Grader, 8th Grade Homecoming Maid, Friendly Freshman, Miss Junior High ASC, 9th Grade All Around Girl, Jolly Ju- nior, Honesty and Integrity Award, Senior Campus Maid, and the 2012 ASC Homecoming Queen. Katherine was also accepted into the Mississippi Gover- nor's school where she spent three weeks of this past summer earning college credit at MUW in Colum- bus. Katherine is a member of Liberty Baptist Church and will be a nine year Bible driller starting in January. Katherine enjoys spending time with family and friends, being with her sen- ior class and playing sports. She is undecided as to which college she will at- tend, but she has applied to Mississippi State, Universi- ty of Southern Mississippi and Nicholls State. Kather- ine would like to thank the teachers at ASC for choos- ing her to be DAR good citi- zen. She is thankhfl and ex- cited for such an honor. Christian Brooke Ducote is the daughter of Misty and Kurt Anderson of Gloster and Darren Ducote of Marksville, Louisiana. Her grandparents are Debra and Chuck Sansing of Gloster, Sharon and Mike McCrimmon of Las Vegas, Nevada, and Doris Stearns and the late Terrell Ducote of Marksville. Christian at- tends Gloster Church of Nazarene. She is a senior at Evergreen Christian Acade- my which she has attended for three years. She is presi- dent of the senior class and an honor student. Christian has been active in all school activities and plans to at- tend Southwest Mississippi Community College upon graduation. She is planning on getting a degree in sonog- raphy. With The Colors Navy Seaman Recruit Tyan- na B. Drake, daughter of Lawanda J. Jones of Zachary, Louisiana, and Frederick T Drake, of Woodx4lle, recently completed Navy basic train- ing at Recruit Training Com- mand, Groat Lakes, illinois. During the eight-week pro- gram, Drake completed a vari- ety of training which included classroom study and practical instruction on naval customs, first aid, firefighfing, water safe- ty and survival and shipboard and satL . An emphesis was also placed en physical fit- The capstone event of boot camp is ~Battle Stations." This exerdse g ces recruits the skis and omfidence they need to suc- ceed in the fleet. "Battle Sta- tions" is designed to galvanize the basic warrior attributes of sa~ifice, dedication, teamwork and endurance in each recruit through the practical applica- fi~ of basic Navy sldlls and the core values of Honor, Courage and Commitment Its distinctly ~Navy" flavor was designed to take into account what it means ~beas~fl~. Drake is a 2011 graduate of Northeast High School of Zachary. 3- 27: Tapestry: The April 13-14; t9-20; 26-27: G01d in the Hills Apdl 19-20: RiverFest Music and Arts Festival April 20: Alcorn State University Jazz Festival April 20: Old Court House Ftea Market : April 27: Bluz Cruz Canoe and Kayak Race May 23-27: Siege of Vicksburg Civil War Sesquicentennial Signature Weekend For ~on these events, please visit us at wv, Premier Physical Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Let Us Help you Mov/ng/ Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT 625 Main Street * Woodville 601-888-6868 Open Monday- Thursday 8:15 am to 4:30 pm o Closed Friday DR. DICK WHITAKER, Optometrist Tuesday and Thursday New: Coach & Polo frames PLUS Ralph Lauren sunglasses