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Page 8 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, September 10, WCCA Hosting Ole Miss Professor For College Info. Meet 2015 . C _ Paula Cutrer was joinedDanny Chaffin, in Sierra by her brother, James Miller, Vista, Arizona. While there of Columbia, Missouri, and they were among over nine- her sister, Cherry Britt, of ty guests who attended an Jacksonville, Florida, for eightieth birthday celebra- a trip to visit their sister, tion honoring Mrs. Chaffin. CATFISH ARE BITING AT LAKE MARY On Monday, September 14, beginning at 5:30 p.m., at the Wilkinson County Park, located on High- way 61 north of Woodvflle, WCCA will be hosting a meeting featuring guest speaker Dr. John O'Haver, Chairman of the Chemical Engineering Department and Director of the Center for Math and Science Edu- cation at the University of Mississippi. Dr. O'Haver will discuss such topics as college pre- paredness, scholarships, and financial aid opportu- nities. Beginning promptly at 5:30 p.m., a "Meet and Greet" session will be held, followed at 6 p.m. with a lecture. This is a perfect opportu- nity to get information con- cerning college options for your child's future. All parents and students are invited and encouraged to attend! SENIOR CLASS OFFICERS wWilkin. Secretary-Samantha Dobson. Back son County Christian Academy has row, same order: President-Demar- announced their 2015-16 Senior Class cus Cage, Reporter-Sean Madewell Officers. They are as follows: front and Vice President-Jordan Palmi- row, left to right: Treasurer-Lucassano.--WCCA Submitted Photo Wisner, Reporter-Austin Hendry and The Far Corner Upen arriving at the Jen- kins', Mr. Henry Jenkins and Lake Mary And Mr. Glenn Magee had proudly displayed their morning catch Fort Adams The two had run their trot and caught thirty catfish. This by Rhonda M. Quirk iS encouraging for local fisher- men because for months the Nommlly, this time of the fish have been sporadic due to year is hm~vest thne in The Far the high water. Now that fall Comer, but unfortunately due iS in the air and for now our to high water, there iS nothing roads are passable, hopefully, left to harvest. The damage more folks will return to their fi~om the levee breech here at fishing camps. the Loch Leven farm caused Last week, I encountered major dmnage to the main en- many of the out-of- town al- trance. We are now forced to ligator hunters. One man was take an alternate, longer route from north MissiSsippi and on the existing levee to have had a slew of questions about access to our home. We are so Lake Mary and the Mississippi grateful to be able to drive in. I River. He was exhausted from couldn't believe how well Jack- hunting all night and needed son Point Road endured the lodging for the night. I made six months of flood waters. The a few calls and found him ref- culverts that were installed uge at the newly renovated last year really made a major Hilltop Apartments owned by difference. Now if we could only Kirk and Donna Smith. Then get the culverts installed on he began his interrogation. He Lake Mary Road, the high wa- had been under the impres- ter could drain and not further sion one could easily access damage it. Everyone iS pleased the MissiSsippi River by way that the Second District road of Lake Mary Road or Jackson crew responded quickly to the Point Road. I tried to explain dh~ conditions of both roads the high water had receded, after the flood, but heavy rain and that was no longer pes- could cause major problems for sible. He then asked why so Lake Mary Road. many folks would build such Hunting season is just expensive camps on such a around the comer, and I ex- terrible road (Lake Mary Rd.). pect if oar roads remain pass- I kind of got defensive because able, we will see more folks this was the best condition I returnhlg to The Far Corner. had seen the Lake Mary Road I was thrilled to see homeown- in, even before the high wa- ers Henry and Jean Jenkins ter. I explained again the flood return to Lake Mary. Wednes- waters had just receded. My day, we boated across so I main concern was that this could help Mrs. Jean spruce fellow might not need to ac~ss up thin~. She was going to our rivers and lakes with so pick me up on Lake Lane. Mr. little knowledge of our swamp Wayne Mc Daniel spotted me lands. All in all he seemed annod with my mop and back like a nice fellow and genu- pack as I trotted up the lake inely confused about whyfolks banl~. I know Mr. Wayne was would chose to invest so much thinking what in the world iS here. It is very hard te put inte she doing with a mop? I ex- words why would one choose a plained my odd appearance place that floods and has less and he was quick to offer me a than substandard roads. It is ,~de down to the Jenkins home. more of a feeling you have in ~@s. Jean drove up and we all your heart. Regardless of the had big laugh, but I couldn't adversities that come with it, help but think about how won- the natural wonders and the dedhl folks are here in The special people that surround Far Corner. Someone is always us here make The Far Corner around to offer a helping hand. priceless. CONCORDIA METAL INC. OPEN MONDAY - FRIDAY 7:30 A.M.. 4:30 P.M. Aluminum Cans Copper * Brass * Junk Cars FERRIDAY - VIDALIA HWY 318/336- 5218 1 - 800- 722 - 6264 NATCHEZ 801 HWY. 61 NORTH 601-446-5980 HARDWOOD LOGS FOR SALE? BYByBULK THOLISAND In the woods or delivered to milt Call 1-800-343-4577 Netterville Lumber Co. IN BUSINESS SINCE 1952 .,~,ll offers are subject to credit approval, Valid credit or debit card is required to subscribe, Offer is only valid to new subscribers for residential satellite W service. NOTICE OF A TAX INCREASE AND A PUBLIC HEARING BUDGET AND PROPOSED TAX LEVIES FOR THE TOWN OF WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI The Town of Woodville will hold a public hearing on a proposed ad valorem tax revenue increase for fiscal year 2016 and on its pro- posed budget and proposed tax levies for the fiscal year 2016 on Tuesday, September 22, 2015, at 5:00 PM at the Woodville Municipal Building at 131 Courthouse Street, Woodville, Mississippi. The Town of Woodville is now operating with projected total budget revenue of $2,999,000.00. 6.1% or $180,000 of such revenue is obtained through ad valorem taxes. For next fiscal year, the proposed budget has total projected rev- enue of $2,934,950.00. Of that amount, 6.8% or $200,000.00 is proposed to be financed through a total ad valorem tax levy. For next fiscal year, the Town of Woodville plans to increase your ad valorem tax millage rate by 3 mills from 35 mills to 38 mills. This increase means that you will pay more in ad valorem taxes on your home, automobile tags, utilities, business fixtures and equipment and rental real property. Any citizen of the Town of Woodville is invit- ed to attend this public hearing on the proposed ad valorem tax increase, and will be allowed to speak for a reasonable amount of time and offer tangible evidence before any vote is taken. The Board of Aldermen Town of Woodville /s/Gary D'Aquilla Mayor Ordered and September, 2015. /s/Cathy McCurley City Clerk adjudged the 1st day of /s/Gary D'Aquilla Mayor