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! t Page 10 The Woodville Republican, Thursday, October 3, 2013 Rod DreherTo Speak To Area Book Clubs In Woodville Oct. 11 The Irwin Russell Club and the Junior Irwin Rus- sell will begin their respec- tive 2013-2014 club years by hosting a joint meeting on Friday, October 11, at 3:30 p.m. at St. Paul's Epis- copal Church. The featured speaker for the program will be Mr. Rod Dreher of St. Francisville, Louisiana, who will review his book The Little Way. "An invitation is being extended to members of all area book clubs and their guests to attend this meet- ing," said Mrs. Andrew Lew- is, secretary of The Irwin Russell Club. "We are so thrilled to have Mr. Dreher speak in Woodville," said Mrs. Ste- phen Seal, who serves on the Junior Irwin Russell Club Year Book Committee. "We welcome all interested individuals in the commu- nity to join us," she com- mented. Mr. and Mrs. Clint Mc- Curley of Woodville an- nounce the birth of their third child, and second son, Davis Clinton, on Monday, September 30, 2013, at Woman's Hospital in Ba- ton Rouge. Grandparents are Cathy and Jennings McCurley of Woodville and Eliska and Keith Comeaux of Lakeland, Louisiana. Pa- ternal great-grandmother is Mrs. June McGraw of Woodville. Members of The" Irwin Russell Club are asked to pick up a copy of the 2013- 2014 Year Book at the of- rices of The Woodville Re- publican. Editors Note: If you have a local news items for this column it may be emailed to wrepublican@beUsouth. net and please type "Local News~ in the subject line. WCCA SWIM TEAM COMPETES m Congratulations are in order for the 2013 Wilkinson County Christian Academy elementary swim team. Team members pictured above are Lalie Havard, Anne Patin, Andrew Sessions, Nathan Mudd and Jacob and Benjamin Sessions. The Rams recently competed against 18 oth- er teams in the 2013 Overall MAIS swim meet held in Flowood. WCCA's swimmers competed against AAA schools from around the state. The Sessions' boys and Ann Patin placed in the top 10 and 15 in their events. WCCA officials said, "Congratula- tions to all of our swimmers." m Photo Submitted Dash From The Dead Haunted 5k/Fun-Run In Natchez Oct. 26 In Mississippi, October10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the You may think you've runs". brings not only a changing Drill Field of the Starkville stepped into a nightmare "I think the recent popu- season, but also Mississippi campus of Mississippi State on the evening of Satur- larity of movies like World Archaeology Month (MAM). University. The Expo is a day, October 26th, whenWar Z and shows like The This statewide program is hands-on family fair for ghouls, goblins, and zorn- Walking Dead, have made provided by the Mississippi school-age children andbies descend upon historic people come to love zombie Downtown Natchez for runs," Guida said. "People Rock 105 and ListenUpY- also love haunted houses,'s first annual Dash so we decided to combine from the Dead Haunted 5k/ the two. We figured %vhy Fun-Run. stop at just zombies'. We The race will begin can have all kinds of crazy around sundown on the stuff; Leatherface, Jason, bluff overlooking the creepy ghost children, or mighty Mississippi River whatever. But if you're just and will wind through the a fan of running from zom- haunted streets of Down- bies, we'll have plenty of Archaeological Association adults that will feature a and is supported financially wide variety of educational by the National Endow- exhibits, tours and demon- ment for the Humanities strations related to archae- through the Mississippi ology in the Magnolia State. Humanities Council. The Expo will also feature The month-long program the dancers, storytellers, will include a wide variety and basket makers from the of events including lectures, Mississippi Band of Choc- tours, demonstrations and taw Indians. school programs for K-12. All MAM events are free Additionally, the premier and open to the public. For town Natchez, through those too." event of MAM will be the more information, includ- Memorial Park behind St.Runners will have the Mississippi Archaeologying a detailed schedule of Mary's Basilica, before end- option of wearing a "soul Expo, which will be held on events, please visit http.'// ing at 408 Main St for an flag" around their waist Saturday, October 19, from, after party, for the race. Throughout Event coordinator Andy Guida said the race will be different from the in- creasingly popular "zombie Woodville Deer & Wildlife Festival Saturday, October 12 Around the Square Adults & Children $5 Each, Babies Free Schedule of Events 7:00 a.m. - Meat Inspection for Wild Game Cook Off 8:30-10:00 a.m. - Veal Brothers Gospel Group 10:00 a.m. - Mayor's Welcome 10:00 - 11:00 a.m.- Terry Vandeventer Snake Presentation 11:00 -2 p.m. - "A&E's' Duck Dynasty Star John Godwin at Children's Village 2 (Requires both $5 General Admission wristband and $10 Childrens' Village 2 wristband) 11:00-1:00 p.m. - Donnell Sullivan Band 1:00 - 2:00 p.m.- Terry Vandeventer Snake Presentation 2:00-5:30 p.m.- The Allison Collins Band 3:30 p.m. - Winner Announcements (Raffle Winners, Cook Teams, Photo Contest) CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES (Requires both $20 Children's Village 1 wristband and $5 General Admission wristband) Interactive Children's Art Ornament Painting Inflatable lumps Animal Face painting Mechanical Bull Riding Lawton's Fish Farm the course, creatures will be trying to take runners' flags. After the race, runners can stick around for an af- ter party at 408 Main St., featuring a costume con- test, live music from The Ben Lewis Band, and a "Brew Crypt" sponsored by Yazoo Brewing Company. Jambalaya will also be served. Guida said runners of all ages are welcome to partici- pate. "Obviously you have to be 21 or older to get into the after party, but we in- vite people of all ages to take part in the run," said Guida. "We just require that kids under 16 be ac- companied by an adult." In addition, the Isle of Capri Casino Hotel has special rates set for run- ners coming from out of town. "The response has been huge," Guida said of spon- sor participation. "People have been calling left and right saying 'what can we do to be a part of this?". Guida said a portion of the Dash from the Dead proceeds will go to the Christmas in Natchez fund. For more information, or to register visit Dash- ALL DAY LONG .... Wild Game Cook-Off Art Under the Oaks Artist Show & Sale Arts & Crafts Vendors Trade Vendors Local Food Vendors & Food Court Live Music Trophy Deer Mounts Display Official Festival T-shirts Sale Gun Raffle ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS and LIVE MUSIC featuring The Veal Brothers, Donnell Sullivan and The Allison Collins Band WCCA News by Ashley Wrice Students in grades K-12 met in front of the WCCA flag poles on Wednesday, Septem- ber 25, to take part in the na- tional See You at the Pole Day. At this time prayers for the school, nation, and home were offered, lI Chronicles 7:14 was emphasized. '~ my people, which are called by my name, shall humble themselves, and pray, and seek my face, and turn from their wicked ways: then will I hear from heaven, and will forgive their ~n, and will heal their land." Student leadem were Mary Doucet, Hayden Patterson, Joshua Carter, and Lucas Wisner. The 2012-2013 yearbooks are in. Come by the WCCA front office to pickup or pur- chase one. They are $50 each. WCCA is collecting print cartridges and small electron- ics (cell phones, cell phone bat- teries, MP3 players, etc.) for recycling. Students can drop these off at the collection station in the elementary hallway or in the front office. Congratulations to 2013 Homecoming queen and king, Kelly Arnold and Harrison Holden. Upcoming Events: Oct. 4, Varsity Football vs. Trinity, Home. Oct. 8, Nine Weeks Test. Oct. 9, Nine Weeks Test. Oct. 10, Nine Weeks Test. Oct. 11, 60% school day. Oct. 11, Varsity Football @ Tallulah. Please Come Join The Fun! . ~::~'~E~':.2.~:~ ~V~"e' .................... ,. ~ ~ ..... ---- S e ............... ~o..~:~,..(:~ ~ ~: !. ~.!:::iT:~,:~~ ................................ - Wilkinson County Christian Academy at Woodville Lofts 8 Studios for the Peer ~- Wildlife Festival! lu.h - saledwiehes - sweets live wsio 6-g pm I II Notice Of Nondiscriminatory Policy As To Students The Wilkinson County Christian Academy school admits students of any race, color, national and ethnic origin or sex to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. It does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national and ethnic origin or sex in administration of its educational policies, admissions policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletic and other school-administered programs. NOW ACCEPTING APPLICATIONS K-12 Chad Gunnells, WCCA Headmaster P, O, Box 977 Hwy, 61 South, Woodville, MS 39669 601-888-4313