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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, September 10, 2015 Page 3 Virginia Whetstone Honored At Baby Shower NEW LIBRARY DIRECTOR LORETIA LEWIS Loretta Lewis Is Wilkinson Library System Director The Wilkinson County Library System Board of Trustees is happy to an- nounce that Loretta Lewis has been hired as the Li- brary System Director, as of June 1, 2015. She is the daughter of the late William and Patricia Holland Lewis. She gradu- ated from Wilkinson Coun- ty High School and received a B.S. degree in Chemistry from Tougaloo College in Tougaloo. She received an M.S. in Library and In- formational Science from Louisiana State University in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, in 2009. She was a recipient of an ARL Diversity Schol- arship in 2007, 2008 and 2009. "Among my goals for the Wilkinson County Library System are to make our system one of the ~best in the state in terms of com- munity outreach, available library services, and to be able to offer people what they need, and to be open and accessible to every- one. We are striving to be up to date with technology, and to continue to increase the numbers of public ac- cess computers. We want to partner with all schools in the county to enhance reading skills and student appreciation of the library," says Ms. Lewis. The new library director has worked as a Reference Librarian in the East Baton Rouge Parish Library Sys- tem since 2010. She coordi- nated adult programming, conducted computer classes and assisted library users with library services. She has also worked in Library Circulation, Technical Ser- vices and Children's Servic- es in the East Baton Rouge Libraries and in User Ser- vices at the Louisiana State Library. Prior to working in Lou- isiana, Lewis worked as a chemist for more than 20 years for Avaya (formerly Lucent, AT&T and West- ern Electric), and for a short time for Cargill Dow in Nebraska. In her spare time she enjoyed introduc- ing middle school students to the benefits, and re- wards of working in a non- traditional career. This was accomplished through programs sponsored by Minorities in Engineering, Iowa Western Commu- nity College and the Girl Scouts of America. Her hobbies include reading, sewing and crocheting. ~irginia Whetstone was honored at a baby shower Sunday af~rnoon, August ninth, at two o'clock at the home of Carrie Carter. Additional hostesses in- cluded Frances Daniel, Ja- mie Lewis, Ashley McGraw, Leighton Netterville, IAll Netterville and Stephanie Whetstone. The honoree, wearing a lace dress complemented by a corsage of fresh orchids and fern, was assisted in welcom- ing her young friends by her mother, IAli Lewis, and her mother-in-law, Ida Whet- stone. The front door of the home was decorated with a wreath of wooden flowers, and a ta- ble on the porch held a large pomander ball of fresh hy- drangeas, roses and lilies in shades of blush and white. Inside the home, similar pomander balls were noted in the dining room, den and on the breakfast room table where glass dispensers held a choice of cucumber or blue- berry lemonade. Red Roost- ers were served from glass pitchers on the kitzhen is- land. The dining room table was centered with a tall glass vase of white lilies and aspi- distra leaves. Delicious party foods including fresh fruit salad with poppy seed dress- ing, open face sandwiches and petit fours were enjoyed with punch. In addition to many pre- cious baby gi~, the honoree received a car seat from her hostesses. Thimbles & Threads Holds Monthly Meeting Aug. 27 when Thimbles and Threads met on August 27, there were fourteen mem- bers present. President, Dionessia Dawson, displayed her ver- sion of the mystery quilt, while Sflvia Waites brought her Overall Sam baby quilt for members to view. Great job, girls. Dionessia gave out in- structions for the new mys- tery quilt. Phyllis Dawson taught a lesson on .proper use of the rotary cutter as well as how to cut using the rotary cutter. Members were also re- minded that at least two blocks using the new chal- lenge fabric are due at the club's October meeting, Our next meeting will be held on Thursday, Septeber 24, at the Wilkinson County Extension Building in Wood- ville. The meeting will begin at 9:00 a.m. -- Submitted Premier Physical Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT Drive 4 UR Community Fundraiser Sept. 17 By placing your hands at "10 and 2" the LaneRMC Foundation can rev up its campaign fund by more than $6,000 with the com- munity behind the wheel. On Thursday, Septem- ber 17, Superior Ford and Lane Regional Medical Center will host Drive 4 UR Community in an effort to raise up to $6,000 for the LaneRMC Foundation. The event will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m., rain or shine, in the front parking lot of Lane Re- gional Medical Center, 6300 Main Street, in Zachary, Louisiana. Superior Ford will have 12-15 vehicles available for free, no-hassle test-drives, and for every person who takes the wheel $20 will be donated by Ford Motor Company to the LaneRMC Foundation! (Limited to one licensed driver per house- hold, up to 300 drivers.) Drive 4 UR Community participants must be 18 or older and have a valid drip er's license. All test-drive, will last approximately 5-L minutes. Dealership stef will be on hand to assist with all vehicles and pro- vide additional in ?orm a tion about each of' ihe 12-:d vehicles available fbv teet drives. For more information abow the Drive 4 UR Conm~tmit3 event or the LaneRMC Foun- dation, please contact The- resa Payment at 658-6699, ~ tpayment@lanennc.org. New Orleans Restaurant Ovvn, ;s Opening Eatery In Baton Rouge By Timothy Boone Baton Rouge Advocate tboone@the advocate.tom (Baton Rouge) -- A pair of New Orleans restaurant owners plan to open the Canefield Tavern, which bills itself as a Southern kitchen and bar in the old Brew- Bacher's Grill space on Nich- olson Drive in Baton Rouge. The Canefield Tavern is set to open by the first or sec- ond week of October at 5251 Nicholsen. It will be open seven days a week, serving breakfast, lunch and din- ner, said David Smith, one of the owners. The restaurant will serve a mix of Southern dishes, including made to or- der fried chicken, shrimp and grits, fresh vegetables dishes, "a killer carrot cake," and salads. "We're going to serve clas- sic Southern dishes," Smith said. "We're going to have a small amount of seafood, but stay away from having a lot of fried dishes because we're so close to Mike Anderson's." The Canefield Tavern also will have a bar with an emphasis on Louisiana and Mississippi craft beers and small-baW.h bourbon and whiskey. There will be an expresso machine in the bar, so in the morning the tavern can sell coffee and expresso to students, faculty and em- ployees headed to LSU. About 30 people are ex- pected to work in the res- taurant. Lunches will be $12 and under, while most din- ners will cost $16 or less Smith said. Smith and his bllsmes~ partner, Doug Hary, own fi-a: restaurants in the Frenct Quarter and Central Bu,,5 ness District: Vacherie, Eat New Orleans, Cafe Con~i Cafe at the Square aad Be tween the Bread. Smith al.~, co-owns South of the Bor& ~r a longtime St. Francisvilh restaurant and lounge. They had been looking t~, diversify when Smith hea:x about Brew-Bacheds doshl~ its Nicholson location. Th, longtime bar and grill sh down at the end of May ~d ter being open more them 30 years because of concem~ about what the pending ex pansion of Nicholson wouk do to its business. Computer Worksh.opFQr Veterans ~" ' :~ ~2~ "~.,, 2: ~. :~ ~.. :C'~:-~ . .~: ,~: ~.,.~., ;" ~'~ Planned For Tuesday, September 5 A basic computer work- shop for military veterans will be held Tuesday, Sept. 15, from 6 to 8 p.m. in Room 313 at Copiah-Lincoln Com- munity College's Natchez Campus. The workshop is free, but pre-registration is re- quested because seating is limited. The program is co-sponsored by the Home With Heroes Foundation Inc., a private, nonprofit organization helping and honoring veterans and their loved ones, and the Adams County Veterans Service Office. Interested individu- als are asked to call Veter- alas Service Officer Sonjage- la Johnson at 601-445:2015, or Home With Heroes Presi- dent G. Mark LaFrancis at 601-442-0980. Dr. Arcola Sullivan, com- puter sciences and math- ematics instructor at Co- Lin Natchez, will teach the workshop in the Co-Lin computer classroom. Indi- viduals do not have to bring laptops, but are free to do 80. Topics include: gaining computer confidence, learn- ing computer talk, files, folders, documents, Inter- net and accessing veteran web sites, and much more. "The computer is an im portant tool that veteran, can use to learn about bea efits, download f0;ms, ia teract with other veterans send and receive emaii~ and more," Johnson said "This workshop is designe~ as a starter. If an intermedi- ate workshop is needed, we will consider offering ore This workshop and any w~ offer veterans will be fre~ and will be paid for by th~ private Home With Hero~ Foundation." Learn more about Honw With Heroes at www, home withheroes.org or Faceboek Home With Heroes. $25 To $300 NOT A FINANCE COMPANY ALL BUSINESS CONFIDENTIAL No Credit Check Same Day Service 9 10 13 13 13 13 13 13 14 16 19 20 2O 22 27 SEPTEMBER Veteran's Service Office, Wilkinson County Courthouse, Open Every Wednesday, 8 arn-4 pm Wilk. Co. Library Board of Trustees, Regular Meeting, Meeting Room, 4 pm Clarmount M.B.C., Natchez, Youth Grandparents Program, 9:30-10.30 am Mt. Pleasant MBC, Centreville, Communion/Worship Service, 11 am St. John #2, BC, 723 Wayside Rd., Woodville, Communion Worship Service, 8:30 am Bleak House BC, Deaconess Anniversary, Guest, Rev. Honeysucker + choirs & churches, 2 pm Beech Grove BC, Annual Homecoming, Bishop Oren Ruth, pastor, 2 pm Morning Star BC, Homecoming, 1 pm TRIAD-S.A.L.T. Meeting, Wilk. Co. Sheriffs Complex, Hwy. 61 S., 10 am Veteran's Service Office, Wilkinson County Courthouse, Open Every Wednesday, 8 am-4 pm Oak Grove BC, Annual Family & Friends Day, Guests/Rev. Allen Handy and choir, noon St Luke BC #2, Pastor's Anniversary, 2 pm Macedonia BC, Centreville, 1st & 3rd Sunday, LeReginald Jones, 11:30 am FHS, Centreville, Ribbon Cutting & Open House, Tours, l-6 pm. Rosa Hill 2nd Zion BC, Chrisitan @ The Clock Program, 3 pm 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 Including Cataracts, Glaucoma and Lasik Evalv.at 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 601-888-686t3 MEDIcARE/MEDICAID/PRIVATE INSURANCE WELCOMED