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Page 8 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, July 25, 2013 I I WCCA NEWS I The WCCA summer office Fifth Grade: Linda Sue hours are Tuesday, Wednes- Park, A Single Shard and day and Thursday from 9 the student's choice of a bi- a.m. until 3 p.m. Please call ography, 100 page minimum. 601-888-4313 to schedule an Sixth Grade: (Two books appointment, are required.) Scott O'Dell, Is- There are two weeks of land of the Blue Dolphins; summer holidays remaining and Gary Paulsen, Hatchet. before the 2013-2014 school The Summer Reading year will begin with the first List for the upper grades is day of classes scheduled for as follows: Thursday, August 8. Seventh Grade: Esther Don't forget about sum- Forbes, Johnny Tremain. mer reading! Students will Eighth Grade: Anne be evaluated on the books Frank, Anne Frank: Diary of when school begins. We a Young Girl. have assigned reading for Ninth Grade: Required grades 3 through 6 as listed Reading- William Gibson, The below. All are great stories, Miracle Worker and Charles and all have Accelerated Dickens, Great Expectations. Reader quizzes so that your Recommended Reading - Pearl child can begin hitting next S. Buck, The Good Earth. year's reading goals even Tenth Grade: Charles before school starts! Read Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities to, read with, and re-read, and John Knowles, A Sepa- Help your child with their rate Peace. reading -- just PLEASE Eleventh Grade: Mark make sure your student Twain, The Adventures of gets it done. Huckleberry Finn and F. Third Grade: Dan Gut- Scott Fitzgerald, The Great man, Mr. Burke Is Berserk! Gatsby. Fourth Grade: Judy Twelfth Grade: Emily Blame, Tales of a Fourth Bronte, Wuthering Heights Grade Nothing. and George Orwell, 1984. Natchez Salvage & Parts, Inc. Why buy new when used will do? USED AUTO & TRUCK PARTS l ay Here! Pay Here! AUTOS 601-442-3626 or Toll Free 1-800-759-0631 Mississippi Health Officials Report 1 New Human Case of West Nile Virus On July 22, the Missis- sippi State Department of Health (MSDH) reported one new human case of West Nile virus (WNV) for 2013. The reported case is in Lincoln County, bringing the state total for 2013 to 7 cases, with one death. So far this year, cases have been reported in For- rest (2), Lincoln, Lowndes, Madison, Montgomery and Wayne counties. The MSDH only reports labora- tory-confirmed cases to the public. In 2012, Mississippi had 247 WNV cases and five deaths. Mississippians should take appropriate precau- tions to reduce the risk of contracting WNV and other mosquito-borne illnesses year-round: remove sources of standing water, especial- ly after rainfall; and if you will be in mosquito-prone areas, wear protective cloth- ing (such as long-sleeved shirts and pants) during peak times from dusk un- til dawn, and use a recom- mended mosquito repellent according to manufacturer's directions. Symptoms of WNV infec- tion are often mild and may include fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, a rash, muscle weakness or swol- len lymph nodes. In a small number of cases, infection can result in encephalitis or meningitis, which can lead to paralysis, coma and pos- sibly death. For more information on WNV and other mosquito- borne illnesses, a check- list to reduce the mosquito population in and around homes, and recommended mosquito repellents, visit the MSDH website at www. HealthyMS.com/westnile or call the WNV toll-free hot- line from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday at 1-877-WST-NILE (1-877- 978-6453). Follow MSDH by e- mail and social media at HealthyMS.com/connect. Classified ads in The Republican get fast results!. Only $12 per week. Info: w601-888-4393 ii= ii!i iiii i SCAN TO I~F-.AD THE SURVEY SUMMARY A new study* shows half of Mis- sissippi adults who use any adver- tising source for local sales and shopping information say printed newspapers are their primary source, All other sources are much further back. More than half of Mississippi adults look at advertising to find out what is on sale before shopping. Newspapers are the local source Mississippi adults most rely on for advertising to determine what is on sale before shopping. Almost six in ]0 consumers rely on a printed daily, Sunday or weekly newspaper. The survey shows younger (18-34) and older adults (55+) prefer to re- ceive advertising supplements with their newspaper. Whether in print, online or on the go, newspapers are the leading source of information for ]5 million Mississippians. There is strength in numbers and there is power in print. MISSISSIPPI There is power in print. ASSOCIATION mspress.org *Source: American Opinion Research. Princeton. N J, 2013. Copyright 2013 Mississippi Press Services. Inc. HELP SAVE LIVES BY DONATING Council, as well as a t-shirt from BLOOD --- Woodville Police Officer United Blood Services. Make an ap- Dandridge Brooks, seated, the last pointment online at www.bloodhero. donor for the Wilkinson County Cat-corn using sponsor code wilkinson- tlemen's Association blood drive incattle or call 601-888-3211. The drive 2012, plans to return on Friday, July will take place at the J. R. Hamilton 26, to donate again. All donors will Extension Building at the corner of receive a beef barbecue sandwich Sligo and 2nd South Street from 12 and t-shirt, courtesy of the countynoon to 6 p.m. on Friday, July 26. -- association and the Mississippi Beef Photo Submitted Mississippi Receives Millions To Combat Obesity & Chronic Disease Problem The Mississippi State Department of Health (MSDH) Office of Preventive Health will receive approximately $8.5 million over the next five years from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) to help combat obesity and chronic disease across the state. The funding is part of the CDC's State Public Health Actions to Prevent and Con- trol Diabetes, Heart Disease, Obesity and Associated Risk Factors and Promote School Health program. "This is the first time our state has received funding to address the issue of obesity," said State Health Officer Dr. Mary Currier. '%Ve look forward to making strides against the problem of obesity that affects so much of our population." The funding comprises two components: a non-competitive component in which MSDH was awarded $619,000 annually, and a competitive component in which MSDH was funded for $1.1 million annually. All states and the District of Columbia were eli- gible to apply for the competitive component. Mississippi is one of 32 states to receive the competitive funding. "This funding will support a comprehensive, statewide approach to promoting health and controlling and preventing chronic diseases and their risk factors," said Dr. Currier. "Chronic diseases resulting from obesity, such as heart disease, stroke and diabetes, are the leading causes of death and disability in our country and in our state." MSDH will have five years to use the funding to implement programs to address obe- sity issues and submit results to the CDC. For more information on obesity, visit www. HealthyMS.com. Follow MSDH by e-mail and social media at HealthyMS.com/connect. for information leading to the return of the guns which were stolen from my home on Hwy. 24 West of Woodville on Tuesday, July 2, at 2:04 p.m. Two of my guns have been recovered. Do the right thing. If anyone has bought one of the guns listed below, I will pay you your money back for its return to me and pay you a reward if you identify the person or place, you bought it from. 1) Thompson Center Encore, .35 Whelen, new barrel, no scope, no mounts, stainless barrel, possibly with thumb-hole stock 2) H&R .35 Whelen, new barrel, no scope, no mounts, front sights loose 3) Winchester .300 mag., Model 70XTR, bolt action with Burris scope, 3.5 -10 x 50mm 4) Ithica 12 gs. automatic shotgun, ventilated rib, 2-3/4 chamber 5) Thompson Center Encore extra barrel, 7mm, stainless, fluted with camo forearm with stainless steel Nikon scope, 40mm. 601-888-7314 (Home) or 601-888-0956 (Cell) MENTAL HEALTH COMPLEX LOOKING FOR AN EXCITING CAREER? COMMUNITY SUPPORT SPECIALIST Southwest Mississippi Mental Health Complex announces openings for the position of Community Support Specialist in Wilkinson county. Minimum requirements for this position include possession of a B.A. or B.S. from an accredited college or university in social work psychology, counseling or related mental health field; Access to reliable transportation; Personal vehicle liability insurance (Copy must be submitted upon application); Valid Driver's License- excellent driving record; Meet criteria for inclusion on agency's vehicle insurance coverage; and basic ability to use computer hardware/software to successfully complete assigned tasks. Some job duties/responsibilities include: Collect data and prepare patient histories; determine full range of client social, medical, psychiatric and independent living skill strengths and weaknesses; Refer clients to appropriate agencies for necessary services; Assist clients in making arrangements for transportation to and from needed services; Maintain case records in accordance with guidelines set forth by the Department of Mental Health, Southwest Mississippi Mental Health Complex policies and procedures and Medicaid guidelines; Meet the monthly productivity requirements as established by SMMHC policy for this position; and Perform other related duties as needed and appropriate. Interested persons who meet these qualifications and who wish to work in this challenging field are encouraged to submit a letter of interest, resume and copy of credentials to: Sherlene Vince svince@sw mmhc.org Southwest Mississippi Mental Health Complex P.O. Box 768 McComb, MS 39649-0768 EOE