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! The Woodville Republican, Thursday, April 19, 2018 Page 3 FAMILY REUNION ANNOUNCED Corinth & Perrytown Churches Of Christ To Hold Gospel Revivals Corinth Church of Christ and Perry~own Church of Christ are excited to an- nounce Gospel Revivals at each church which will fea- ture special guest speaker Bro. David Formby. Bro. Formby is a gradu- ate of Harding University with a Bachelor of Bible and Ministry degree. He is currently serving as the pulpit minister at Ashdown Church of Christ in Ash- down. Arkansas, where he has served for the past 13 years. He has held many gospel meetings all over southwest Arkansas. The theme for these Gos- pel Revivals is "Cliff Notes for Christianity, Practical Tips for Christians." The events will be held at each church Sunday through Wednesday, April 22 through April 25. Times for Perrytown Church of Christ are Sun- day morning Bible Class at 8:30 a.m Sunday Morn- ing Services at 9:15 a m. and Sunday night through Bro. David Formby Wednesday night at 6 p.m. each evening Times for Corinth Church of Christ are Sunday Morn- ing Service at 11 a.m. and Sunday night through Wednesday night at 7:15 p.m. each evening. Le Mardi Club Meets At Vintage Cafe April 10 The ladies of Le Mardi Club gathered for a delight- ful afternoon at Vintage Cafe on Tuesday, April 10, With Patti Tolbert as host- ess. Mrs. Joy Dale introduced our speaker for the after- noon, Mr. Marlin Reid, En- forcement Officer with the Solid Waste Department for Wilkinson County. Mr. Reid shared some very per- tinent information about the "garbage" issues in the county. His responsibilities include coordinating ef- forts to collect solid waste in the county from house- holds, businesses, schools and healthcare facilities. Gurrently there are 3,200 households receiving house- hold garbage pickup. That equals about 1,032 pounds of garbage per household per year Mr. Reid is responsible for receiving the bids for garbage pick up as well. He works with Mississippi DEQ to check out com- plaints from this county as well as educating the pub- lic to curtail illegal dump- ing. He reminded us of the fine for illegal dumping on public and also on private land and prosecution of the same. Plastic and styrofoam do not deteriorate and so will be there for years. He pointed out that the public serves as his eyes and ears to report such activity. Our county is a beautiful coun- ty, but roadways are often marred by litter and trash. We are encouraged to find a waste receptacle to stow our trash in as we travel. A question and answer time followed. After a brief business ses- sion, a delicious party plate was served including corn and shrimp soup, a fruit cup and chicken salad crois- sant. The group enjoyed chocolate mousse before departing on this beautiful spring afternoon. Mrs. Sil- via Waites will be our May hostess. -- Club Reporter Junior Irwin Russell Club Meets Friday, April 13 The Junior Irwin Russell Club met on Friday, April 13, at South of the Border Restaurant. David Wilkerson shared a delightful book summary about the best seller, The McComb, MS HUNTING LAND NEEDEDH! Have qualified buyers looking for hunting land. Several 40ac- ] 00ac dents, 500ac- 1000at clients, and many in between. Call Alan 601-249-8436 or emai{: alan@ Hidden Life of Trees by Pe- ter Wohlleben. The author, a forester, makes the case that the forest is a social network. He references scientific discoveries to de- scribe how trees are like human families. Wohlleben explains that tree parents live together with their children, communicate with them, support them as they grow, share nutrients with those who are sick, and even warn each other of im- pending dangers. Afterward, club members enjoyed chicken salad, fresh fruit and Border Cake. Hostess were Mrs. Adam Oliveaux, Mrs. Charlie Net- terville, Mrs. Wil Seal, Mrs. Scott Wesberry and Mrs. David McGraw. -- Club Re- porter TOiSELb 0UR HARDWOOD CALL Ce bulk: By thousand : SINCE J952: April 15, 2018 Dear Mr. Editor: Us small town Southern folks is sort of friendly, and we liable to strike up a con- versation with peoples what we don't really know. That's the way it wuz with me in line at the Fred's Store awhile back. They wuz these two mens in the line behindst me in the check- out line at the cash register. They wuz quarreling with one another in a friendly sort of way, not real mad like or nothin': so I got to talkin' with "em. Turnt out they wuz brothers. The older one nodded towards his younger brother and say to me. "On Susie Nunnery Funeral services for Susie Nunnery, 53, of Woodville, will be held at the Shiloh Baptist Church near Wood- ville at 11 a.m. on Saturday, April 21, 2018. Services will be conducted by the Rever- end William Wells. Burial will be in Cedar Rest Cemetery in Wood~lle with Newman Funeral Home in charge of arrangements. She was born in Woodville on November 24, 1964, the daughter of the late Ivory Nunnery, Jr and Gladys Claiborne Nunnery. She died on Thursday, April 12, 2018, at Wilkinson County Senior Care. She was a retired correc- tional officer. Survivors include one half- sister, Louise Cosey of Wood- ville; and several aunts, un- cles and cousins. In addition to her parents she was preceded in death by one brother, Raymond Nun- nery. James L. Taylor Mother's Day I send him a Mother's Day card, 'cause he is the mother of lies. On Father's Day I send him a Father's Day card, 'cause he is the father of lies." Then the younger brother looked at me and say,"Mam, I have a conscience I jest don't use it so well." Mr. Editor, I come away from that encounter with some new knowledge. One being some fellow is fixin' to get two cards before long, and the other is probable don't none of us use our consciences as much as we should. Yours truly, Aunt Blabby From Beaver Creek Funeral services for James Lloyd Taylor, 77, of Crosby, who died on Friday, April 13, 2018, at A.M.G. Spe- cialty Hospital in Zachary, La were held at 2 p.m. on Monday, April 16, 2018, at Brown Funeral Home in Glo- ster. The Reverend Warren Whitaker officiated at the services. Burial followed in the Enloe Cemetery on the Sil- ver Creek Road near Cros- by under the direction of Brown Funeral Home. Mr. Taylor was born on December 3, 1940, in Ober- lin, La the son of the late Joseph Leo Taylor and Ena Manuel Taylor. He retired from the Loui- siana State Penitentiary as a corrections officer. He was also a U. S. Army vet- eran and worked with the fire department. Mr. Taylor was preceded in death by his parents and one brother, Earl Taylor. He is survived by his wife, Mary P. Taylor; one daughter, Kim Fontenot Taylor; one son, Steve Tay- lor; one sister, Barbara Murray; three grandchil- dren; one niece; and one nephew. USS Mississippi Fast Attack Submarine Back At Pearl Harbor Friends and families of the USS Mississippi (SSN 782) crew gathered pier- side to welcome back the Virginia-class fast attack submarine as it returned from a six-month Western Pacific deployment to Joint Base Pearl Harbor-Hickam, Hawaii, on March 30. The successful comple- tion of its Western Pacific deployment was attributed to the performance of its crew, said Cmdr. Eric Rozek, a native of St. Paul, Minne- sota, and Mississippi's com- manding officer. "The men and women of Mississippi worked excep- tionally hard to prepare and deploy to the Western Pacific," said Rozek. "Ad- ditionally, the crew was outstanding ambassadors, representing themselves, Mississippi, the Navy, and our nation as they worked together with our maritime partners and allies." During the deployment, 31 Sailors earned their submarine warfare quali- fication and 19 Sailors ad- vanced in rank While deployed, Missis- sippi made the first ever port visit by a U.S. Navy submarine to the port of Jeju, South Korea. To add events call 601-888-4293 or email by noon Friday APRIL 17-19 20 22 23-29 23.30 25 28 29 1 12 14 Nathaniel BC, Dr. John H. Scott, Sr. Bible Institute, Guest Speaker Dr. Manuel Scott, Jr 6:30 pm VA Hours For April, Centreville Mayor's Office, Wyvonna Kettley, 8 am-4 pm Mt. Olive MBC, Mission Ministry Anniversary, Rev. Hilton Taplin/Guest Speaker, 1 pm House of Prayer, Spring Revival, Pastor Otis B. Sullivan, 7 pm Renewed Hope AI-Anon Family Group Mtg OId P.O. Bldg Commercial Row, 11:30 am-12:30 pm Community Bible Study, Orchard Cafe, Refreshments, Pastor LeReginald Jones, 6 p.m. Magnolia BC, Deacon/Deaconess Anniversary, Guests/Rev. Reginald Jackson + choir, 6 pm Oak Grove BC, Annual Homecoming, Pastor Rev. Reginald Jackson, noon MAY Mount Olive Burial Association Meeting, 4 pm Kingsford BC, Mother's & Choir Program, Pastor Allen Handy, 2 pm TRIAD-S.A.LT Meeting, Sheriff's Office, Hwy. 61 S 10 am "Jeju was a beautiful place to visit and experi- ence the Korean culture," said Master Chief Machin- ist's Mate Amanuel McMil- lan, from Macon, Georgia, and Mississippi's chief of the boat. "It was a must for any deployer, and our visit further strengthened the already positive alliance between the U.S. and South Korea." McMillan also praised the crew for their hard work and dedication to make the deployment a successful one. "Being deployed allows the crew to show off their talent and skills from the training, certifications, in- spections and qualifications they endured for the prepa- ration of deployment," said McMillan. "I am very proud of how far we've come and appreciate the hard work from every one of my Sail- ors." USS Mississippi is one of six Virginia-class fast- attack submarines to be homeported in Pearl Har- bor. The submarine is 377- feet long, displaces 7,800 tons, and is equipped to carry torpedoes and Toma- hawk missiles. It possesses the capacity to insert spe- cial operations forces into a multitude of environments and battlefield scenarios. For more information, visit, www. facebook.condusnavy, or For more news from Com- mander, Submarine Force, U.S. Pacific Fleet, visit www. Classified Ads Get Fast Results! Only $12 Place & pay by noon Friday! Walter and Florence Cavin Walter And Florence Cavin Descendants Reunion Planned Descendents and friends of the Walter and Florence Cavin family are invited to join in a day of fun, family, fellowship and good food. Due to the local bridge and road situation, our usu- al reunion spot at Mars Hill Church will not be used. Instead, the Crosby Alumni Park group has graciously allowed us to hold our re- union at the park located on the old school grounds in Crosby on Hwy. 33 on Sat- urday, May 5, 2018. We will plan on a potluck meal at noon. Please bring your lawn chairs and any pictures or memorabilia you may want to share. We encourage anyone to join our family as we remi- nisce and renew family re- lationships. Any questions, call Sherry Cavin Johnson at 601-639-4649. De, by Leanne McCrate, RD, LD, CNSC Helpful information on health issues and healthy eating. Dear Readers: We Americans eat a lot of sugar. Why? Because it tastes good. The American Heart Association recom- mends 6 added teaspoons a day for women and 8 teaspoons per day for men. While most Americans' con- sumption of sugar comes from soda pop, there is also hidden sugar in many foods. To be clear, we are talk- ing about added sugar, not naturally occurring sugar found in fruit (fructose) and milk (lactose). Sugar is not inherently bad for you; it's the excessive amount that becomes a problem. Lots of sugar means lots of calories, which may lead to weight gain and put one at great- er risk for certain diseases such as diabetes and heart disease. The Food and Drug Ad- ministration (FDA) re- quires food manufacturers to list all the ingredients in their food products on the label. Food labels also must list the amount of sugars in grams per serving. While most of us recognize sugar, or sucrose, there are other ingredients that are very similar to sugar and should be noted: Any food with sugar in its name, for example, coconut sugar or date sugar; Cane juice, Caramel; Dextrin; Dextrose; Fruit juice; Fruit juice concentrate; Glucose; Glucose solids; High fruc- tose corn syrup; Honey; Maltose; Molasses; Nectar, for example, apricot or aga- ve nectar; Sweet sorghum; Syrup and any food with syrup in its name, such as rice syrup or maple syrup. Here are some practical tips for decreasing sugar in your diet: Focus on fresh foods. These will not have added sugars. Eat 5 servings of fruits and vegetables per day. These foods will provide fi- ber, vitamins and minerals, which will help with crav- ings. The fruit will also help satisfy a sweet tooth. If you like to have sweets in your everyday diet, try to limit it to 100- 200 calories per day. You may also consider saving dessert for once or twice a week. Spring is here and so are extended daylight hours, floating butterflies and stinging bees, along with underground utility lines that your shovels can hit but your eyes can't see. Since April is National Safe Digging Month, En- tergy Mississippi is re- minding you to call 811 before digging into your spring-cleaning list. The focus of Safe Digging Month is on preventing se- rious consequences that could occur from digging without knowing what's below the surface. Regard- less of what you plan to do, how deep you plan to dig or even if you've called before for a similar project, every job requires a call first. "It's just as important to locate underground utili- ties as it is to keep your distance from overhead power lines," said Robbin Jeter, Entergy Mississippi vice president of customer service. "Whether you're a homeowner, business owner or contractor, don't chance it and assume there isn't a utility line below. Avoid even close calls by dialing 811 before you dig - it's the law." Mississippi has its own 811 call center and website that can help you stay safe while digging. Call center representatives and the website can tell you how to submit requests to learn what utilities may be bur- ied beneath the ground, such as natural gas pipe- lines, electric power lines and other services. All utilities must re- spond within two business days, starting at 7 a.m. the day after you make the request. Professional loca- tors mark the approximate locations of underground lines at the requested dig- ging site with flags, paint or both. Markings show the approximate location of underground lines and help prevent undesired consequences such as in- jury, service disruptions or costly fines and repair costs. If you suspect utility damage of any kind, leave the area immediately and call 1-800-ENTERGY (1- 800-368-3749) or call 911. A gas leak could be occur- ring if you smell the dis- tinctive natural gas odor, hear a hissing or whistling sound near a gas appli- ance or see dead vegeta- tion or bubbles near a gas: line. For more information, visit Entergy-Mississippi. com or Mississippi 811. :o