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........... :71!:/ii:iii_i/! i:!i[/ill i !: Woodville Native Writes Fiction Novel ffyou are looking for a book to while away the dog days of summer, you might want to pick up a copy of High Society Down at Main Street Market in Woodville. The author of High Society Down is Becky Guerin, whose pen name is C. 1~ Moore. Guerin was b(~n inWoodville in 1944 at the home of her grandparents, Karlena and Harley Moore. Guefin's mother was Teency Moc~e Rish, twin sister of Son- ny Moore. The grandparents' home was sold to Ernestine Whitehead in the 60s. Guerin had the following to say about her book= High Society Down is a tic- tion novel. The story is very southern. The setting is a small Mississippi town in the year 2017. Three plantation estates and the owners and employees add some gusto to the story The main characters are a highly social, affluent, and close-knit group of friends who are anticipating and pre- paring for economic collapse. When the economy collapses and the country shuts down for nine months, there is an even stronger bonding among these Mends. The Woodville Republican, Thursday, July 2, 2015 SPANISH CYCLISTS STOP IN WOODVILLE -- Jorge Sanchez, left, from Barcelona, Spain, and Jose An. tonio Sasiain, right, from San Sebas- tian, Spain, are cycling from Montreal, Canada, to Mexico, and took a side trip to Woodville last week. The two cyclists are shown resting on the brick sidewalk under the shade of the live oaks around the Wilkinson County Courthouse, before heading on to La- fayette, Louisiana. They have logged some 3000 kilometers (1,864 miles) so far on their trip. -- Submitted Photo by Ann tL Davis, Wilkinson but are best when used as tions on each method forCanning, Publication 974 County Extension ingredients for soups, cas- preserving fruits and veg- Freezing Vegetables, Pub- Coordinator/Agent seroles, sauces, and stews, etables contact the Wilkin- lication 723 Drying Vege- For quality frozen veg- son County Extension Of-tables, and Publication 993 Millions of Americans etables, get vegetables and rice at 601-888-3211 and re- Home Canning Questions earn prize-winning blisters fruit from the garden toquest the Mississippi State and Answers. Publications and backaches at this time the freezer as quickly as University Extension Ser- can also be accessed on the of the year tending lush possible. Most vegetables vice Publication 1152 The' MSU Extension website vegetable gardens, produc- should be washed, heated ing fresh fruit, preserving or blanched, and cooled be- the fruits (or vegetables) fore packaging. If vegeta- of their labor, and provid- bles are not properly pro- ing envious neighbors and cessed with heat, enzymes friends with fresh-from- stay active during storage the-garden gifts. There is causing vegetables to de- nothing better to those of velop an off flavor, discolor, us who don't have greenor toughen and become un- thumbs than the gift of a appetizing in a few weeks. WHAT IS THIS? DO YOU KNOW?-- Woodville na- home-grown tomato for a Canning is a science un- tive Cookie Denstel Turner has submitted pictures lunch Sandwich or sitting to its self. The golden rule of what, to the Untrained eye, appears to be a down to a meal offreshbut- of home canning is: "The hand carved Stone object which she discovered on terbeans, squash casserole, quality of the foods pre- fried okra, tomatoes and a served will be only as good the side of Cage Road, a very old gravel roadway hot pone of cornbread, as the quality of the foods which runs along the north end of Denstel tam-Home canning and pre- when they are fresh." So ily property which faces the Percy Creek Sand serving fresh fruits and use only fresh, firm fruits Road. "We have.no idea what it is and whether itvegetables gives a greatand young, tender vegeta- was brought in by a gravel truck or was buried in feeling of pride and accom- bles for preserving. plishment. Foods can be When canning, remem- the ground and sam,chow surfaced recently," said preserved by drying, freez- ber that spoilage and botu- Mrs. Turner. "It may not be anything, but I don't ing, or canning for future lism are always threats,,To~- want to dismiss it without trai~d~eye~ taking a use, but strict procedures produce h~m~ Canned foods look." The,photos ~f ~he~i~]ect.~:,h~n' ' ' ........sent to should be followed~.:to en-::;that are!t~afe,t~eat,~at~ay~:~ Dr. Megan Kassabaum, assistant professor at thesure the safest and most use the right equipment. flavorful product. University ofiPennsylvunia, for possible identifica- Preserving foods by dry- tion. Dr. Kassabaum isthelead anthropologist who ing is useful, convenient, has been involved inthe recent arcbeological digs inexpensive, and needs less at the Lessley and Smith Creek Indian Mounds on storage space. According to Dr. Brent Fountain, Mis- Hwy. 24 West. These:Indian mounds are located in sissippi State University the same general area where this mysterious rock Extension Nutrition Spe- was recovered, -- Sdbmitted Photos '~ cialist, drying preserves SMCC Summer Term II To Begin July 6th And End On July 30th Southwest Mississippi end on Thursday, July 30. Community College's Sum- Call 601-276-2005 or visit mer Term II Courses will be- our website @ www.smcc.edu gin on Monday, July 6, and for more information. The deadline to submit [ news and ads is Friday noon! I food by removing sufficient moisture from food to pre- vent its decay. Drying re- quires a method of heating the food to evaporate the moisture and some means of removing the water va- por formed. Many vegeta- bles lose their fresh flavor during drying so you may add flavoring such as ba- sil, garlic, onion and chili sauce during cooking to im- prove flavor. Dehydrated vegetables are usually not used as cooked side dishes, EYE SPECIALISTS OF LOUISIANA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL HOURS BEGINNING JANUARY 2015 FOR JAMES J. HOTH, MD Ophthalmologist TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE EYE Wilkinson County Calendar Of Events To add events please call 601-888-4293 & email wrepublican@bellsouth.net by noon Friday 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 When you can fruits and vegetables, heat them at a temperature high enough and long enough to destroy spoilage organisms and stop enzyme action. This process is accomplished in a boiling water bath can- ner or a steam pressure canner. The type of canner you use depends on the kind of food you are canning. For fruits, tomatoes and pickled vegetables, use a boiling water bath canner. These foods contain enough acid to be processed safely in boiling water. For common vegetables (except tomatoes), use a steam p:~ essure canner. Processing these low-acid foods safely in a reason- able length of time takes a temperature higher than a boiling water bath. Other equipment you will need include a can- ning thermometer, jars specifically made for can- ning, metal canning lids with a sealing compound, and metal screw bands to hold lids in place. For in-depth instruc- Complete Guide to Home www.msucares.com. From the 1990's until present day, Zofran has been prescribed to pregnant women to control nausea or "morning sickness". Troubling new evidence demonstrates that Zofran may be associated with increased risks of certain birth defects during pregnancy. When taken during the first trimester, Zofran may place the fetus at risk for developing heart and kidney defects and other injuries. The FDA has strongly cautioned against Zofran use during pregnancy. IF YOU TOOK ZOFRAN DURING YOUR PREGNANCY, AND HAD A CHILD WITH BIRTH DEFECTS, YOU MUST CALL IMMEDIATELY TO PROTECT YOUR RIGHTS! .............................................. MARC BOUTWELL Located in Lexington, MS and Oxford, MS (662) 834-9029 (662) 638-3390 or TOLL-FREE 1-888-881-7755 To protect your legal rights, it costs nothing to discuss your case. "Free background information available upon recfuest" Premier Physical Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 /__Z',5 "/-/alp You .... Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT JULY 1 Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm 5 Free Springs BC, Annual Homecoming, Rev. Michael Reed, Dinner, 2 pm 5 Bay Ridge BC Family & Friends Day, Rev. Frank Sullivan, (Reg. Ser. Begins 9 am, Aug. 2), 2 pm 5 Pleasant Grove BC, Annual Homecoming, Guests/Rev.LeReginald Jones + Church, Dinner, 2 pm 6-30 SMCC beginning of Summer Term II Courses which will end on July 30, for info call 601-276-2005 7 LRMC, Free Weight Loss Surgery Seminar, 6-7 pm 7 Mt. Olive BC, Mt. Olive Burial Assoc. Meeting, 4 pm 8 Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm 9 Hwy. Patrol-Drivers Licenses/IDs, J.R. Hamilton Bldg., 8:30 am-4:00 pm 10-12 Wilkinson County Park, WCHS/WW Class of 1980, 35th Year Reunion 12 Magnolia BC, Annual Usher Program, Rev. Dwayne Anthony/Guest speaker, 2 pm 12 Nathaniel BC, Annual Revival, Guest/Pastor Harold Smith, 11 am 13-16 Nathaniel BC, Annual Revival, Guest/Pastor Ray Campbell, 6:30 pm 13 TRIAD-S.A.L.T. Meeting, Wilk. Co. Sheriffs Complex, Hwy. 61 S., 10 am 15 Open AA Meeting, Woodville Municipal Building, 6 pm 19 " Chapel BC, Homecoming Service, 1 pm