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Program On Smith Creek Mound Site Work Set In Natchez Speaker Scheduled for Thursday, June 25, at 6 p.m. On Thursday, June 25, the Grand Village in Nat- chez will hold a free pro- gram on recent archaeo- logical investigations at the Smith Creek Mound Site in Wilkinson County, located outside Woodville on Miss. Hwy. 24 West. Visiting archaeologist Dr. Megan Kassabaum will present the findings of the first Smith Creek Archaeo- logical Project's field school that hag been conducted through the University of Pennsylvania. While the Smith Creek Mound site was known to have been utilized from 700 to 1000 CE, this e school has also uncove/d a later phase of occupation dated from 1000 to 1300 CE. Material and information collected during'this field school will be utilized for research purposes for many years to come. Kassabaum began con- ducting archaeological re- search in southwest Mis- sissippi in 2006, working at such sites as Pumpkin Lake and Feltus Mound in Jeffer- son County and the Smith Creek and Lessley Mounds in Wilkinson County. She is an Assistant Professor of Anthropology at the Uni- versity of Pennsylvania and is the Weingarten As- sistant Curator for North America at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropol- ogy. She holds a B.A. degree from Beloit College and a Ph.D. in anthrpology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, presenting a dissertation on feasting and communal ritual in the Lower Missis- sippi Valley. The program will begin at 6 p.m. in the museum of the Grand Village of the Nat- chez Indians. Admission is free. For more information call 601-446-6502. The Grand Village of the Natchez Indians at historic Natchez is one of the premier mound sites in the southeast. The 128-acre National His- toric Landmark features a museum, reconstructed Natchez Indian house, two large, open plazas and three ceremonial mounds. Administered by the Mis- sissippi Department of Archives and History, the Grand Village is located at 400 Jefferson Davis Bou- levard and is open free of charge to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sundays 1:30 to 5 p.m. Spring Honor Roll Students Announced At Jones JC Jones County Junior Dean's List Spring 2015 College in Ellisville has ata- ":- Jemflfe Dawri Ch of nounced the 2015 spring Woodville. se.mester honor roll schol- ars. Full-time students with 15 hours or more who maintain the following grade-point averages will make the honor roll: Presi- dent's List 4.0; Dean's List 3.99-3.5; or Faculty List 3.49-3.0. JCJC Faculty List 2015 -- Robert Cage Ashley and Brandi LaShae Norwood, both from Gloster, and John Kline Bolden, Tailor Jordon- Rome Cutrer, Hannah Mi- chelle Lanehart and Justin Edwin Ryan, all from Wood- ville. OGMLs expiring and need to renegotiate? Problems with royalty payouts on existing wells? Probate/Succession issues? Need help determining mineral ownership? -- CALL -- Alex Connolly Attorney, Woodville, MS (c) 601-946-6884 (w) 769-247-3003 Cal Wilkerson Named To Ole Miss Honor Roll Undergraduate students who earn a semester GPA of 3.75-4.0 are listed on the Chancellor's Honor Roll at the University of Missis- sippi in Oxford. To be eligible for honor roll designation, a student must have completed at least 12 graded hours for the semester and may not be on academic probation during the semester. Named to the UM Chan- cellor's List for the Spring Semester 2015 is Cal Wilk- erson of Woodville. Mt. Vernon Methodist Church To Hold Homecoming Service Mt. Vernon Methodist Church, located in the Ho- mochitto Community, will hold its annual Homecom- ing Celebration this Sun- day, June 21, 2015. The program, featuring the children, will begin at 10:30 a.m. The featured speaker this year is Gerie Ellen Poole Foster. Gerie Ellen is the daughter of the late Flem- ing and Judy Poole. Dinner on the grounds will follow the program. Rev. Larry Wallace invites everyone to come and enjoy the fun and fellowship. Ribbon Cutting And Open House Set For Lane Behavioral Health Lane Behavioral Health Services will host a Ribbon Cutting and Open House on Thursday, June 25, to cele- brate moving into their new location at 4801 McHugh Road, Suite A, in Zachary, La. The Zachary Chamber of Commerce will conduct the Ribbon Cutting at 2 p.m., followed by a Community Open House from 2 until 4 p.m. Refreshments will be served along with tours of the facility. Medical Director Dr. Pa- mela Parsons says, "Moving into the new location was a whirlwind, but our patients enjo therehxgd, peaceful environn'nt here:Plus, the' larger space ll allow us to continue to expand and grow the services we provide." Lane Behavioral Health offers intensive outpatient treatment for adults ex- periencing life-altering emotional crises, such as depression, anxiety, panic, stress, fear and other per- sonal disorders. This active treatment program teaches powerful and practical ways to re- spond to any type of trau- matic life event, behav- ioral difficulty or emotional distress, especially major events due to the loss of a job, health or relationship. For more information or a confidential consultation with Dr. Parsons at Lane Behavioral Health Services, please call (225) 658-6640. EYE SPECIALISTS OF LOUISIANA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL HOURS BEGINNING JANUARY 2015 FOR JAMES J. HOTH, MD Ophthalmologist Wilkinson County Calendar Of Events To add events please call 601-888-4293 & email by noon Friday TREATMENT OF DISEASES 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 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, June 18, 2015 Page 3 HOSPITALITY ABOUNDS AT THE WELCOME STATION -- Members of the local Thimbles and Threads quilting guild helped greet visitors at the Woodville Hospitality Sta- tion on Hwy. 61 South of Woodville on Thursday, June 11, while they shared quilting techniques. June has been declared "Hospitality Month" in Mississippi. -- Submitted Photo KIDS IN THE KITCHEN WORKSHOP FNP Program Assistant Dannie Bolden, right above, conducted a two day Kids in the Kitchen workshop at the J. R. Hamilton Extension Build- ing in Woodville on Thursday and Friday, June 4-5. The workshop was sponsored by the FOod and Nutrition Education Program t a division of Mississippi State uniVersity Exten- sion Service. The two day workshop included hand washing, kitchen tools and safety tips, physical activity and hands on food preparation. Partici- pants received an information pack- age containing handouts related to each topic. During the two-day pro- gram, the group learned about kitch- en tools as they helped prepare their favorite foods and drink which in- cluded pizzas, Ole' Frijoles dip with veggies, grilled cheese sandwiches, Yo-Fruit, juice and water. Assisting Ms. Bolden with the workshop were Ann Davis, Dawn Thurman and Pau- la Gaylor. -- Submitted Photo New Long Term Acute Care Hospital To Be Built In Zachary, La. A ground breaking cer- emony will be held on Tues- day, June 23, at 10 a.m. to celebrate the construction of AMG Specialty Hospital's new Long Term Acute Care Hospital on the campus of Lane Regional Medical Center. Festivities will take place on Carpenter Road respiratory failure, ven- tilator weaning, complex wound care, cardiac related disorders with telemetry monitoring, post-operative complications, infectious disease, renal disease and multi-system failure. AMG Specialty Hospital is owned and operated by near the corner of McHugh AMG-Integrated Health- Road in Zachary, La. care Management, a pri- AMG Specialty Hospi- vately owned provider of tal will provide treatment post-acute health care ser- for patients with medi- vices. The new AMG Spe- cally complex needs who cialty Hospital in Zachary require hospitalization for will be the organization's an extended period of time. 17th Long Term Acute Care Common medical condi- Hospital in the United tions or treatments include States. They also own and operate two physical reha- bilitation facilities in the state of Louisiana. For more information, )lease call 225-658-4585. PLEASE DON'T LITTER... Keep Wilkinson County clean! Premier Phys00ca]l Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT 17 20 21 21 21 21 22-26 24-26 28 28 JUNE Open AA Mooting, Woo(Mile Municipal Building, 6 pm Embrew BC, Annual Men's Day Program, Guest Speaker, Rev. Matthew Maiden, 7 pm Rose Hill 2nd Zion BC, Family & Fiends Day, Rev. Ernest Ford, Jr., 11 am Nathaniel BC, Father's Day Program, Guests/Pastor Tracy Collins + East Mt. Olive BC, 11 am Singleton Chapel BC, Christian Around The Clock Program, Rev. Charles Bell,1 pm Macedonia BC, C'viUe, LeReginald Jones 1st Yr. Ann., Pastor Lilton McQuarter, Sr., Dinner, 2 pm Pleasant Green BC, VBS, Jesus, Wireless Connection, What A Friend, 4-6 pm Revival, Beech Grove BC, Hwy. 24 East, 7 pm Kingsford BC, Pastor's 8th Year Anniversary, Guests/Pastor D. Wl Howard + Linwood BC, noon Pleasant Green 13;, Usher's 59th Anniversary, Guests, Rev. Robert Scott, + church, 3 pm 29-Ju124 SMCC, Summer Accelerated Session, Online Classes, Call 601-276-3716 showsa@ JULY 1 Open AA Mooting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm 7 Mt. Olive BC, Mt. Olive Burial Assoc. Meeting, 4 pm 8 Open AA Mooting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm 9 PINy. Patrol-Drivers Ucensas/IDs, J.R. Hamilton Bldg., 8:30 am4:00 pm 10-12 Wilkinson County Park, WCHS,'WW Class of 1980, 35th Year Reunion 13 TRIAD-S.A.L.T. Meeting, Wilk. Co. Sheriffs Complex, Hwy. 61 S., 10 am