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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, May 7, 2015 Page 3 Letter To The Editor April29 2015 Mr. Andy Lewis Editor, Woodville Republican BARNETT ACCEPTED TO MEDICAL SCHOOL Carter Barnett, left, has been accepted to attend School of Medicine at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson. Barnett is a graduate of the University of Mississippi in Oxford where he was an honors graduate, class favorite and recipient of the Greek of the Year award. Making the Greek of the Year presentation was Ryan Up- shaw, right, Assistant Dean for Student Services for the School of Engineering at the University of Mississippi, Barnett's mentor and friend during his collegiate career at Ole Miss. Barnett is the son of Claudia N. Barnett-Estes and Ken Estes of Jackson, son and the late Chris Barnett, and the grandson of Tommie Jo Netterville Blackmon of Woodville. -- Photo Submitted The descendants and rela- tives of William Netter~le Leake and Hanna Janette (Rabb) Leake (married June 1901) are invited to a Family Retmion on May 9th, 2015 at the Wilkinson County Park. An indoor, air conditioned meeting room with indoor plumbing has been reserved for your comfort and conve- nience. A special invitation is ex- tended to the descendants and relatives of Hanna's parents, Alonzo Tyler Rabb (1844-1920) and Catherine T. (Carter) Rabb and those of Catherine's brother, Issac Abraham Carter (1842-1909). Bring your food, drinks, pictures and cameras and join the fun. The Park is located on U.S. Highway 61 three miles north of Woody/lie. For more info call Jerry Leake, 228 493 0435. Jerry W. Leake Kiln, MS 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- Le Mardi Club Enjoys Author Jim Barnett's Program On Indians On Tuesday, April 14, who lived in the hills near In 1764, it became known fourteen Le Mardi Club Fort Adams in the 1700's. as Loftus Heights when the members and four guestsIn 1682, LaSalle and his British expeditiongroupled gathered at Woodville Bap- French expedition traveled by Major Arthur Loftus was t/st Church with Anna Ma- down the Mississippi River ended after being attacked rie Smith serving as hostess and made notes of the Indi- by the Indians at this site. for the monthly meeting, ans. Pierre Iberville, a mill- The Tun/ca and Houma SMCC YEARBOOK STAFF GETS ATTENTION -- Southwest Missis- sippi Community College's 2015 The Whispering Pines yearbook has been selected to be a national sample yearbook by Balfour. It will be used as journalism resourc- es in workshops across the United States. Michael Cobb, Balfour Director, states, "Congratulations on being included in this very select group. It's our sincere plea- sure to Work with outstanding yegr~ook advisers and staffs like yours. On behalf of everyone at Balfour, please accept our con- gratulations for this outstanding Ann Morris, president, tary leader from Canada, Indians were allies of the SMCCANNOUNCES 2015-2016 presided over the meeting, settled in the area until French until 1765. As the and upon conclusion of the 1706 when they were evict- groups began to disperse, CHEER TEAM --- Southwest Missis- achievement. We know your stu- dents and school community will be as excited about your yearbook as we are." 2015 Whispering Pines editors are Sarah Bennett, Edi- tor; Savannah Newton, Elizabeth Cutrer, Katelynn Roberts, Re- bekah Mote, Co-Editors, and Joyce Mabry, journalism instructor and yearbook adviser. Pictured are the following: Joyce Mabry, journal- ism instructor; Elizabeth Cutrer, co-editor; Savannah Newton, co- editor; Sarah Bennett, editor; Re- bekah Mote, co-editor; and Kate- lynn Roberts, co-editor. -- SMCC Photo Lee, Amite School Center; Layne Brown, Enterprise, Olivia Lofton, Wilkinson County Calendar Of Events To add events please call 601-888-4293 & email by noon Friday MAY Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm Clarmount MB Church, Youth Mother Day Program, Rev. Mchelle Brooks, Sr., 9:30 am Bleakhouse BC, Annual Mother's Day Program, Guest/Prophetess Jessie Minor, 11 am Nathaniel BC, Centreville, Mother's Day Service, Guests/Pastor Ronald Sutton + Church, 11 am Hwy. Patrol-Drivers Licenses/IDs, J.R. Hamilton Bldg., 8:30 am-4:00 pm Terry's Creek MB Church, Magnolia, Annual May Day Service, Dinner will be served, 11:30 am New Life Community BC, Christian Around The Clock Program, 3 pm Chapel BC, Family & Friends Day (casual dress) Pastor LUton McQuarter, Sr. + church, 11 am Mattie Lee Johnson f We love and miss you, Candy, Dale and Family 6 10 10 10 14 17 17 31 ship which was from moth- er to daughter. After, the United States was formed this system was dropped. Albert Day/on, a Catholic missionary, settled on the Mississippi River bluffs near the site of Fort Adams. He established a mission to bring Christianity to the lo- cal Indians. Day/on left the mission by 1720, but the site continued to be called Da- vion's Rock for many years. Premier Physical TheraW 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 S ..... , :,,== zds % Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT EYE SPECIALISTS OF LOUISIANA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL HOURS BEGINNING JANUARY 2015 FOR JAMES J. HOTH, MD Ophthalmologist TREATMENT OF DISE/iISES OF THE EYE Including Cataracts, Glaucoma and Lasik Evaluations WHITAKER EYE CLINIC 625 MAIN STREET WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI Monday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For Appointments Call: 1-800-222-3908 or 601-888-6868 MEDIcARE/MEDICAID/PRIVATE INSURANCE WELCOMED presentation by answering many questions from the group. Mrs. Smith served a deli- cious party plate of straw- berry cake, chocolate cake, cheese straws and nuts with a choice of beverage. The May meeting will be held at Mrs. Joy Dale's home with Mrs. Frances Curry as program chair- man. Natchez. He is retired Director of the Historic Properties Di- vision with the Mississippi Department of Archives and History. 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