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If this doesn't make mistreatment of individuals being things better at the county jail, we held in the custody of the Wilkinson are considering getting a recall peti- County Sheriff's Department. The tion to hold an election to get rid of group's spokesman, Linda Davis, sec- Wilkinson County Sheriff Reginald ond from right, said that prison- L. Jackson." The group used a mi- ers are not being treated like hu- crophone and signs to call attention man beings. "They are not given to their quest for humane treatment personal hygiene items, not being of county jail prisoners.--Woodville allowed to send or receive mail, not Republican Photo by Andy J. Lewis As has been the practice flu shots to be paid by the Commission so they can of the Wilkinson County county. "They have also re- contact the State Library Board of Supervisors for a quested that they be paid Commission to make sure number of years, the cur- for the flu shots they give they will reimburse the lo- rent administration voted at the end of the day," said cal library commission for to borrow enough money Lewis. "And the Health De- all expenses to connect to to operate from late in this partment wants to give em- the fiber optic cable and for year until property tax ployees their shots, all on monthly contract fees. They monies start rolling in after the same day during a short are to let me know if they the first of the next year. time frame." Administrator want access to this high The current board ad- Lewis also spoke with the speed internet line." vertised in The Woodville Field Health System clinics Announced that Cir- Republican recently their in Centreville and Wood- cult Clerk Lynn Delaney need to borrow $375,000 to ville."They will also provide reported that the Missis- meet financial obligations shots to our employees, and sippi Secretary of State's as provided by state law as will bill the county for the Office has agreed to award a tax anticipation loan. The ones they give," Lewis said. Wilkinson County a grant money will be used to pay Reported that he had of $15,200 from "Help salaries and bills owed by been in contact with the America Vote Act" funding the county, company contracted to take which will be used to repair The board received bid the mandated aerial photos the elevator in the Wilkin- offers from the two local of the entire county. "I have son County Courthouse. banks as follows: Concor- a copy of their revised con- Administrator Lewis said dia Bank, interest rate of tract, and I am approving he would get two quotes to 2.79%; and United Missis- it for the board president's see what it will cost to get sippi Bank, interest rate of signature," said Lewis. He the elevator up and run- 2.89%. also reported that Wilkin- ning properly. Supervisor Board Administratorson County is the southern- Seal said, "Thanks, Lynn Bruce Lewis said that the most county contracted for your hard work in get- bids were opened on Thurs- with this company. "All of ting us approved for this day, October 29, and by au- the other counties with a grant money." thorization of an order by contract for aerial photo * Announced that both the board, he accepted the mapping are located north of the Wilkinson County low bid of Concordia Bank. of us. I told the company Veteran Service Officers "The. money has been pro- that since we get warmer have attended certification videdand is in the county's earlier in the spring than courses as required before bank account," reported the other counties, that they can begin serving the Chancery Clerk Thomas C. they need to consider doing needs of the veterans liv- Tolliver, Jr. us before February 1. After ing in Wilkinson County. Administrator Lewis pre- then we will start greening Services for county vet- sented the board of supervi- up if we have a mild win- erans are currently being sors with a number of items ter." provided in Centreville as follows: Announced that he hadand Woodville four times a Suggested that due to reviewed the contract for C- month, rotating back and the heavy rainfall over the Spire Telecommunications forth weekly between the past two weeks, that the to provide high speed inter- two towns. supervisors vote to lift the net service to the Wilkinson On motion by Supervi- countywide burn ban. Mo- County Courthouse. "They sor Wil Seal and a second tion by Supervisor Kenyon will have to extend the fiber by Supervisor Jennings Jackson and a second by optic line up Main Street Nettles, the board voted 5-0 Supervisor Wil Seal. Vote from the Church Street to setthefollowingholidays of 5-0 to approve the lifting intersection. Lewis said, for county employees: the ban on outdoor burning. "Since the fiber optic line Thanksgiving -- Thurs- o,~,~.~ounced that the willpassrightinfrontofthe day and Friday, November Wilkin~'on Cou~ity HeyJth ' 'W .oodviile Public Library, 4 ':~26 mad-27. ~ ~"~"'~ :' Department had informedhave requested a quote to Christmas -- Thursday him that they needed a list add them to the high speed and Friday, December 24 of the nmnes of county em- line. I will-~sent the quote and 25. ployees eligible to receive to the V~ro6dville Library (Continued on Page 2) Veterans Day Service Nov. 11 On Courthouse Square LOG JAM IN PERCY CREEK -- Log particular road damaged in District Members of the Woodville ans Day morning, Wednes- the Woodville Courthouse jams in Percy Creek like this one 2, several other supervisors reported Ministerial Association will day, November 11. Square at 11:30 a.m. with hinder the flow of water, especially at their Monday, November 2, meet-have prayers and blessings The gathering will takeprayers starting around during heavy rains like those whiching that roads, culvert and bridges in for all of our local veterans place around the Veterans 11:45 a.m. and concluding and their families on Veter- Memorial Flag Pole area on just before noon. have hit this county the past two their districts had suffered damages weekends. When the creek level rises because of the two heavy rain events. during a rain storm, log jams slow The board voted unanimously on No- Computer Classes Set At Woodville Public Library the natural flow of the water andvember 2 to declare an emergency in cause the creek to leave its banks and hopes that funding can be applied for The Wilkinson County tion to Excel is on No-classes will be held at the Library is pleased to an- vember 10 at 5 p.m. andWoodville Public Library. erode the county gravel road leading to help defer the costs of repairs. -- nounce computer classes Intermediate Word on For information please into Lake Mary. Not only was this Submitted Photo for November. Introduc-November 12 at 5 p.m. All call 601-888-6712. FOR GOVERNOR Phil Bryant 1288 Robert Gray 2211 Shawn O'Hara 80 FOR LT. GOVERNOR Tim Johnson 2301 Tate Reeves 986 Ron Williams 139 Rosa B. Williams 108 FOR SECRETARY OF STATE Charles E. Graham 2309 Delbert Hosemann 1001 Randy Walker 210 FOR ATTORNEY GENERAL Jim Hood 2566 Mike Hurst 939 FOR STATE AUDITOR Stacey E. Pickering 1082 Jocelyn "Joce" Pepper Pritchett 2301 Lajena Walley 114 FOR STATE TREASURER Lynn Fitch 1419 Viola V. McFarland 1615 FOR COM. OF AGRICULTURE Addie Lee Green 2322 Cindy Hyde-Smith 1095 Cathy L. Toole 100 FOR COM. OF INSURANCE Mike Chaney 2493 FOR PUBLIC SERVICE COM.(SOUTHERN) Thomas 'Tom' Blanton 2357 Samuel F. "Sam" Britton 1004 Lonny Kenneth Spence 125 FOR TRANSPORTATION COM. Sheranda Atkinson Tom King Chad Toney (SOUTHERN) FOR DISTRICT ATTORNEY - DISTRICT SIX Ronnie L. Harper FOR SENATE, DIST. 38 Bente Hess Johnson Dennis C. Quinn Tammy Felder Witherspoon FOR REPRESENTATIVE DIST. 96 Angela Cockerham FOR CHANCERY CLERK Henria Carr Thomas C. (Mr. T) Tolliver, Jr. FOR CIRCUIT CLERK J. Lynn Delaney FOR CORONER Nolan Thompson, Jr. FOR PROSECUTING ATTY. Holmes Sturgeon FOR SHERIFF Reginald (Pip) Jackson FOR ASSESSOR-COLLECTOR Jeremy Jarrod Ephion FOR SUPERVISOR DISTRICT 1 Carlos Lee Earnest Newman, Jr. Wil Seal FOR SUPERVISOR DISTRICT 2 Richard Hollins E. Kirk Smith Marvin Tolliver 228 895 2351 3192 476 717 2316 3266 820 2761 3142 3286 3113 2979 3206 222 283 288 369 231 324 FOR SUPERVISOR DISTRICT 3 Venton "Bubba" McNabb FOR SUPERVISOR DISTRICT 4 Kenyon "Sam" Jackson Robert Morgan FOR SUPERVISOR DISTRICT 5 Damon McKenzie Jennings "Jen" Nettles FOR EAST JCJ Ernest H. 'Ernie' Smith FOR WEST JCJ Lee Dixon Ronnie T. Fisher FOR EAST CONSTABLE Johnny Clark FOR WEST CONSTABLE "Chilly"Willie Thompson FOR SUPERINTENDENT OF EDUCATION Shemekia Lacey Bailey Kimberly Jackson Timothy T. "Timmy" Scott FOR ELECTION COMMISSIONER DISTRICT 4 Odell Ward FOR SCHOOL BOARD DISTRICT 5 Johnny Smallwood FOR APPROVAL OF EITHER Initiative Measure No. 42 OR Alternative Measure No. 42 A AGAINST BOTH InitiativeMeasure No. 42 OR Alternative Measure No. 42 A AND (Vote For One) FOR Initiative Measure No. 42 FOR Alternative Measure No. 42 A 521 512 243 289 409 1406 1264 830 1367 1852 724 1600 1363 629 575 2170 837 2177 655