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! t The Woodville Republican, Thursday, December 18, 2014 Page 9A Is That Santa Application Safe? Better Check It Twice Whoops! COPPA is not one tion (PH) from children under Understand PH: Online after a parent has allowed of Santa's eight tiny reindeer, the age ofl3. PII can include services directed to children them to download the app - Ifs the acronym for the "Chi]- names and addresses, email may not collect, maintain or this is especial]y easy with the dren's Online Privacy Protec- addresses, birth dates, photo- share a photograph, video new iPhone 6's new Touch ID tiea Act; a law that gives par- graphs, or geolocation infor- or voice recordings of a child feature. Ensure your child's eats more control over who marion ... all of which a crook from children without first device is set to require a pass- collects information from and could use for identity theft, ge~ng consent from a parent word for each download. about their children. The rules Better Business Bureau's or guardian. Apps that track Review the app fir~ apply to all mobile apps and Children's Advertising Re- Santa's progress on Christ- Many free apps also include websites, even those based at view Unit (CARU) is advising mas Eve may be using tech- advertising. If an app is the North Pole. TheApple and parents on how to use "Santa nology that is precise enough meant for both children and Google app stores list more apps" and related holiday en- to identify the street, city and parents to use, then not all than 50 Santa-themed apps tertainment. Before allowing state where your child's de- of its advertisements may be this year;, children can watch a child to download any app, vice is located. This collection appropriate for younger chil- Santa feed live reindeer, CARU recommends that par- would require consent by a dren and may contain ads for track his sleigh on Christmas ants: parent whereas collecting a games or films rated for older Eve, or relay their electronic Read the Privacy Pal- general location such as a city audiences. Christmas wish-lists, icy: The best holiday apps or zip code would not. CARU asks parents who COPPA, updated in 2013, directed to children provide a Set Permission Require-come across an app or other was designed to assure that description of the servies's in- merits: Many apps that are online service that they think parents have the opportunity formation collection pmcricos listed as free in the app store violates COPPA to file an to consent to the collection of before a parent or child down- have in-app pumhases that anonymous consumer cam- personal identifiable informa- loads an app to their device, might be accessed by children plaint on CARU's website. Students Decorate Christmas Tree ATTENTION: SERIOUS INFECTION AFTER HIP OR KNEE REPLACEMENT SURGERY SMCC Graduation Ceremony Held On December 15 Southwest Mississippi nouncing its Fall 2015 grad- These graduates were mencement ceremony on Community College is an- uates, honored duringa cam- Tuesday, December 15, 2015, at 3:00 p.m. held in the Hurst Auditorium in the Fine Arts t.}uilding on the campus in Summit. Notice of the Availability of an Environmental Assessment Southwest Mississippi Community College Presi- The USDA, Rural Utilities Service has received an application for financial assistance from the dent Dr. Steve Bishop, Vice Town of Woodville, Mississippi. As required by the National Environmental Policy Act and agency President of Career and regulations, the Rural Utilities Service has prepared an Environmental Assessment that evaluated Technical Education Mr. the potential environmental effects and consequences of the proposal. This notice announces the Jeremy Smith, Vice Presi- availability of the Environmental Assessment for public review and comment, dent of Academic /iATairs Mrs. Alicia Shows and ADN The proposal consists of construction of approximately 6,225 linear feet of new 4"- 6" PVC water Director Mrs. Melissa Tem- line, rehabilitation of two water storage tanks, the installation of a new well and associated equip ple recognized the candi- ment, and the replacement of two aerators at the existing water treatment plant. Construction op- dates for graduation. e~ati~nsforthe~inew~rkwi~~inc~ude~imitedsitepreparati~nandinsta~~ati~n~fnewwaterdistribu~i~n Area graduates included lines. The area disturbed by installation of new lines will be returned to its original condition and use. the following students: Construction operations for the tank rehabilitation and installation of new aerators will occur within CENTREVILLE: Victoria the existing site boundaries and involve minimal land disturbance. The new well will be constructed Anderson-Brown GLOSTER: Jacob A. Ar- on a site that is currently developed and minimal land disturbance will be necessary. Drilling and op- nold, Ange] E. Bonneval, eration of the well and treatment plant will follow applicable MSDH procedures for protecting ground- Laramie E. Callihan 'TIS THE SEASON FOR DECORATING -- Stu- water quality. A St0rmwater Pollution Prevention Plan (SWPPP) identifyingappropriate measures to LIBERTY: Chasity H. dents from Wilkinson County public and private prevent erosion and control sedimentation from ground disturbing activities will be prepared and will Anglin, Jewelle Conriada schools helped decorate the Christmas tre.e at the be followed during construction. The alternative considered to the proposal was not performing the Cobb, Carlos Ricardo Me- Woodville Welcome Station on Hwy. 61 South on recommended improvements to the existing water distribution facilities. The preferred alternative Ghee, Shmeka Raschel was selected due to a combination of environmental, technical, and financial factors. Rogers, Stephanie A. Ste- Wednesday, December 9. The trimming of the tree vens, Quanesha C. Wash-was a part of the Christmas Open House held at Copies of the Environmental Assessment are available for review at USDA Rural Development, ington, Sharon Denise Wil- the Welcome Station. The native cedar tree was Brookhaven Area 1 Office, 1395-D Johnny Johnson Drive, Brookhaven, Mississippi 39601. For fur- ]iums a gift from Lee Morris of Woodville. -- Submitted thor information contact Mr. Robert Harris at 601-833-9321, Extension #5. Any person interested in WOODVILLE: Ladarion commenting on this proposal should submit comments to the address above by January 11,2016. D. Peterson. Photos A qeneral location mad of the proposal is shown below. "- :' St Fir h lAdd N ,, ..... ate e Mars a s ew + ........ ..... ..... ' We To S fetyA 1