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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, November 15, 2018 Page 3 Ferguson-Moulds Wedding Personnel Announced Let's Talk Turkey Ann H. Davis, MSU Wilkinson County Extension Agent The Holiday Season is rapidly approaching and most folks are thinking Thanksgiving dinner, holi- day parties and Christmas feasting. For many indi- viduals, the first thought is "Turkey Time." The USDA's Food Safety "A wedding of interest this tron of honor will be Marjorie and Inspection Service c~ming weekend is that of Fergtmon Lenoir. Serving as Miss Lucy Christian Fergu- bridesmaids will be Kather- (FSIS) recommends think- sdn and Mr. Zachary Wyatt ine Best Steinert, Lindsey ing ahead for those special Moulds of Natchez. Vows Claire Ferguson and Stella holiday meals to ensure the Will be exchanged by the Ann Ferguson. Flower girl safety of the foods you will c6uple on Saturday, the sev- will be Helen Claire Wes- be serving to your family, especially turkey. enteenth of November, at St. berry. When buying a whole tur- Joseph's Catholic Church in Best man for the occasion Woodville in a noon ceremo- will be Wyatt Sims Moulds. key, allow i pound of turkey rij7 performed by the Rever- Groomsmen will be Cody per person. This seems like end Scott Dugas. Bailey, Alan Delk and Seth a lot, but you have to take into account the weight of 'The bride-to-be is the Thompson. daughter of Mr. and Mrs.Friends and relatives of the bones. When purchas- ing fresh turkey, buy only 1 Prentiss Ferguson of Wood- the couple are cordially invit- or 2 days before you plan to ville, and the prospective ed to attend the wedding at bridegroom is the son of Mr. St. Joseph's Catholic Church and Mrs. Wyatt Moulds of and the reception which will Ellisville. immediately follow at V ood- :'Attending tb, '. ,i :~a-].'md Plantation :Mrs. htt:; ouest Speaker iAt Le Mardi Club Meeting : The beautiful St. Paul's and marriage to Mary ,~ma iEpiscopal Church Parish Custis. He was true ~o his :Hall was the setting ibr home state of Virginia microwave. If thawing in iLe Mardi club members to throughout his life. He was the refrigerator, allow 24 :s~ar, their 2018/201.9 new a true and honorable states- hours for each 4 to 5 pounds cook. Keep it stored in the RESERVE CHAMPION MISSISSIPPI Show on Monday, October 8, in Jack- refrigerator on a tray to pre- BRED FEMALE -- 4M MS All Eyes son. Rylie Melancon of Woodville vent leaking on other foods. On Me 84A won reserve champion owns the winning female. -- Photo Do not buy fresh pre-stuffed turkeys - harmful bacteria Mississippi bred female at the 2018by Mark Sims, American Angus As- that may be in the stuffing Mississippi State Fair Junior Angussociation can multiply rapidly. Frozen turkeys should be kept @ozen until ready to O!~ thaw. To safely thaw your Museum Store,en House Sale turkey, FSIS recommends thawing in the refrigera- And Basketry Demo At Grand Village tor, in cold water, or in the On Saturday, November to noon and 2 to 5 p.m. Oth- 17, the museum store at the er activities include a thir- :year. The meeting was held man to his people and coun- of turkey. A turkey that has Grand Village of the Nat- ty-minute screening of the :0~ Tuesday, September 11, try. been properly thawed inchez Indians will hold an PBS documentary Native at three-thirty in the after- Everyone enjoyed Mrs. the refrigerator may be re- open house and sale from 9 America and a children's :noon. Hosting this meeting Pitts' storytelling and the frozen a.m. to 5 p.m. All baskets craft corner Refreshments vias Mrs. Beverly Crawford, interesting facts about Rob- Allow approximately 30 will receive a fifteen percent will be served. and Mrs. Ann Morris was in ert E. Lee. minutes per pound if thaw- discount and all other mer- The Grand Village of the icliarge of the program. Mrs. Crawford invited ev- ing in cold water. Wrap the chandise will receive a ten Natchez Indians was the 'After a formal business eryone to the fall decorated turkey securely, makingpercent discount, main ceremonial mound !meeting Mrs. Morris wel- tables to enjoy a party plate sure the water is not able to BaSket maker Eleanorcenter of the Natchez peo- :c0med Mrs. Stella Pitts of a variety of homemade leak through the wrapping. Chickaway will be at the ple from 1682 until 1730. :as the guest speaker. Mrs cheesecakes, fruits, chips Submerge the wrapped site demonstrating tradi- The 128-acre National His- :Pitts shared her knowledge and dips and a delicious turkey in cold tap water, tional Choctaw basketmak- toric Landmark features :of Robert E. Lee, starting blueberry lemonade. Thechanging the water every ing techniques from 10 a.m. three mounds, a plaza, a :with his childhood and un- tables were decorated with 30 minutes. Cook the tur- :til the time of his death, white pumpkins, magnolia key immediately after it is iShe told of his upbringing, leaves and small cut wood- thawed Never refreeze a :commission to West Point en props. -- Club Secretary turkey thawed in water. c; For thawing in the mi- crowave oven, remove all I.iwin Russell Club Celebrates outside wrapping and place on a microwave-safe dish to Reading To Start New Year catch any juices that may leak. Check your microwave instructions for the size she pointed out that even if turkey that will fit in your we don't tailgate, the book microwave, the minutes per is full of different and won- pound, and power level for derful recipes we might like thawing turkeys. Cook ira- to try. In addition, there are mediately. Do not refreeze many fun facts, history and or refrigerate after thawing Other information about the by this method. fourteen SEC schools high- Other tips for optimal lighted in the book, some safety include cooking the of which she shared. Mrs. turkey at 325 degrees for Lewis ended with the idea recommended time; use a that football in the South food thermometer to check is not just about football -- internal temperature of it's about people. It also pro- 165 degrees; if your turkey vides a good excuse to get has a "pop-up" temperature together and have a good indicator, also check the in- time. ternal temperature in the After this very interest- ing and informative pro- gram, the ladies gathered around the dining table to enjoy seafood gumbo, green salad with pears and pe- cans, tiny biscuits and for dessert, gingerbread with lemon curd. -- Club Secre- tary A hint of fall was in the ~ir as the ladies of the Ir- Win Russell Club gathered for their first meeting of the 2018-2019 club year at the country home of Mrs. L~rry'Calvert. Fall was also evident in :the. decorations and flowers throughout the house. Mrs. Best Montfort welcomed the members as yearbooks were handed out and dues were paid. After a brief business meeting, she turned the floor over to Mrs. Andrew Lewis, program chairman for the day. The theme of this club year is "Celebrate Read- i~g," and Mrs. Lewis did just that by discussing the cookbook SEC Tailgating, with a foreword by Paul Finebaum, that tells all one needs to know about tail- gating While this is a book for all your tailgating needs, ? 67 Hwy, 61 Woodville 601-431-0588 We will be closed Nov. 15, ! 6 t,- 17 Watch for thickest part of the turkey with a food thermometer; let the turkey stand for 20 minutes before carving to allow juices to set; and if using an oven cooking bag, follow the manufacturer's guidelines on the package. Stuffing turkeys is not rec- ommended. When storing leftovers, discard any turkey, stuffing, and gravy left out at room temperature for longer than 2 hours; 1 hour if tempera- tures are above 90 degrees. Divide leftovers into small- er portions and refrigerate or freeze in covered shallow containers for quick cooling. Use refrigerated turkey, stuffing and gravy within 3 to 4 days. Remember! Always wash hands, utensils, the sink, and anything else that comes in contact with raw turkey and its juices with soap and water. Keep Wilkinson County clean! Coming SoonI TUES-FRI 9:30-5 SAT !0-3 CLOSED MONDAY To add events call 601-888-4293 or email by noon Friday NOVEMBER 1 C'ville CC, BBQ Festival & Cook Off, Participants, Vendors, Veterans Register By 3 pm on Nov. 1 1 Mt. O!' ,~e BC, Mt. Olive Burial Assoc. Meeting, 4 pm 4 St. Ma;tnew BC #2, Family & Friends Day,/Guests/Mt. Pleasant MBC Choir & Family, Dinner, noon 4 Bay Ridge P.C, Pastor's Anniversary/Rev. William Wells, 2 pm 10 C'ville CC, BBQ Festival & Cook Off, Judging, Prizes, TBA 11 Nathaniel BC, Giving Thanks For God's Many Blessings, 11 am 12 TRIAD-S.A.L.T Meeting, Sheriff's Office, Hwy. 61 S 10 am 18 Oak Hill 1 st Zion BC, Rev. LeReginald Jones 1 st Year Appreciation, Guests & Refreshments, 9 am 18 Mt. Olive BC, Homecoming, Guests/Flev. Donald Turner, Handy Mass Choir, 2 pm 19 & 20 Nathaniel BC, Youth Revival: Pastor D. Williams + church & Pastor M. Otkins + church, 6:30 pm 25 Jerusalem BC, Natchez, Union BC, Perrytown, 50th Year Anniver./Rev. Dr. & Mrs. Ford, noon 25 Zion Hill BC #2 Family, "Men With A Purpose," Guests, Rev. B. Turner, Refreshments, 2:00 pm 25 St. Luke Usher Ministry, 65th Year Ushers Anniversary, Speaker/Rev. LeReginald Jones, 3 pm DECEMBER 4 Mt. Olive BC, Mt. Olive Burial Assoc. Meeting, 4 pm 9 Oak Grove BC, Pastor Reginald Jackson Anniversary, Guest Speaker/Rev. Robert Scott, noon 10 TRIAD-S.A.LT Meeting, Sheriff's Office, Hwy. 61 S 10 am reconstructed Natchez In- dian house, nature trail, museum and store. Admin- istered by the Mississippi Department of Archives and History, the Grand Vil- lage is located at 400 Jef- ferson Davis Boulevard and is open free of charge to the public from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday and Sundays 1:30 to 5 p.m. Call 601-446-6502 or email info@natchezgrandvillage. corn for more information. Ho! Ho! Hope You Can Join Us! 9undag, December 2, from II until 2. Opposite Ends & Vint; FREE e-pio fure wi+h @anfa, orafi and aetivitie 651 Main Street Woodville 601-888-4300 SECOND PUBLIC RING N Homeowner Rehabilitation/ 'Ihe County of Wilkinson in Mississippi, has been awarded a 2018 Mississippi Home Corporation Grant for funding through the HOME Investment Partnership Program. The County was award- ed $489,170 to this project to undertake homeowner rehabilita- tion/reconstruction activities. "Ihe activities for which these funds are being used are in the areas of affordable housing for low and very low income persons. More specific details regarding current program performance activi- ties and homeowner qualifications will be provided at the second public hearing which will be held at the Board of Supervisors meeting room on November 28, 201.8 at 1 pro. The purpose of this hearing will be to obtain citizen input into the development of the project. "][he location for this hearing is an accessible facility. All comments are welcome and must be submitted in writing. If a translator is needed for non-English speaking persons, please contact Lynette Smith at 601-446-6044 at least 5 days prior to the meeting in an effort to accommodate this request. ]he County of Wilkinson does not discriminate on the basis of disabilitT in the admissions or access to or treatment or employ- ment in its programs or activities. ]he applicant should include any additional information as neces- sary.