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The Woodville Republican, Thursday, December 31,2015 Page 3 Ft. Adams Women's Club Meets On N All-Metro Of On the heels of Wilkinson team. Wilkinson County, Sr., 65 catches for County Christian AcademyOther Wilkinson County 1,001 yards and 12 TDs. winning the MAIS AA State athletes selected for honors SECOND TEAM DEFENSE Defensive Lineman -- Steven football championship by The Democrat are as fol- Franks, WCCA, Jr., Defensive End, with an 8-7 victory over lows: 88 tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 14 Tri-County Academy on FIRSTTEAM OFFENSE sacks, MAIS District 5-AA All-District November 19, Coach Chris- Quarterback--Desmond Hunter, First Team. topher McGraw and quar- Wilkinson County, Sr., 295-for-470 Linebecker -- Hutch Holden, passing, 62.8% completion average, WCCA, Jr., Linebacker, 118 tackles, terback Caleb Poo]e have for 4,861 yards with 40 TDs and 15 7 tackles for loss, 2sacks, 21nts, Mais been named as The Natchez INTs. District 5-AA All-District First Team. Democrat's All-Metro Coach RunninQ Back -- Tyler Caston, Linebacker -- Braden Passinger, and Hayer of the Year for Centreville Academy, Sr., 165 car- WCCA, Jr., Linebacker, 98 tackles, the 2015 football season, ries for 1,743 yards, 31 catches for 5 tackles for loss, 2 sacks, 2 fumble Coach McGraw, a first- 771 yards, 18 kickoff returns for 670 recoveries. yards, 15 total TDs, MAIS All-Star THIRDTEAM OFFENSE year head coach at WCCA, Team Selection, MAIS 5-AAA All- Runnin9 Back -- Phillip Thomp- was named as the top coach District First Team. son, Wilkinson County, Sr., 119 car- by the Democrat. This hon- Wide Receiver -- Juan Anthony, ries for 749 yards with 8 TDs. or is special for him as he isWilkinson County, Jr., 95 catches for Wide Receiver -- Travion Jones, a native of Woodvi]le and a 1,584 yards and 12 TDs. Wilkinson County, Jr:, 62 catches for Offensive Lineman -- Luke Little- 1,i73 yards and 11 TDs. WCCA graduate, ton, WCCA, Sr., Offensive Lineman, THIRDTEAM DEFENSE Poole, a junior for the MAIS District 5-AA All-District First Linp_e_backer -- Steve Brengettsy, WCCA Rams, played quar- Team making him a 4-year All-District Wilkinson County, Jr., Linebacker, 90 terback, running back and First Team Member, MAIS All-Star solo tackles. defensive back for the 2015 Game Selection. ~ -- Philip Cutrer, WCCA, state championship team, FIRSTTEAM DEFENSE Sr., Punter, Averaged 42.4 yards/ Defensive Lineman -- Sam Nich- ran for 2,122 yards and olas, WCCA, Sr., Defensive End, 78 punt, 12 punts inside the 20 and six scored 30 TDs; had a total of tackles, 11 tackles for loss, 14 sacks, inside the tO. 3,120 all-purpose yards and MAIS District 5-AA All-District First HONORABLE MENTION 40 total TDs, led WCCA in team making him a 2-year All-District Wilkinson County_ -- Jaquarious INTs with eight; was !~.AIS First Team Member, MAIS All-Star Stewart, Corey Holmes, Larry Veal, 5-_-~ All-District 1V[~; Game Selection. Desmond Wilson, Timothy Williams SECONDTEAMOFFENSE Juntavious Cage and Lakendrick named to All-District First Wide Receiver --- Robert Swint, Washington. Ft. Adams & Lake Mary. ] by Rhonda Quirk THE FAR CORNER There is very little to re- and events. If you are inter- officials had begun inspect- port this week. The high ested in renting the build- ing the levees south of Ba- water and warm tempera- ing for your next event, ton Rouge for seepage or tures have had a devastat- please contact Russell Ford failure. ing effect on hunting sea- at 601-888-7333. We are expecting even son. The deer have found The Mississippi River is more high water after higher ground, and it's too receding for now, but prob- Christmas. How much? hot for the ducks. However, ably by the time you read It all depends on the how folks have been catching this she will be on the rise much rain falls above us. bass right off the side of again. She is constantly re- The unusual warm tem- Lake Mary Road. minding man of her power peratures are also contrib- Needless to say, business and just how dangerous uting to high water. Nor- owners are definitely suffer- she can be. Folks all up and mally, folks above us are ing through another tough down the Mississippi River experiencing ice and snow season in The Far Corner. are getting nervous because and this year the tempera- Yet, some of the camp own- of the constant stress onthe tures have been too warm ers aren't allowing the high levee systems, to form ice or snow. There- water to keep them from Several weeks ago, The fore, all of the rain water spending the holidays at Times Picayune reportedis headed south. The only Lake Mary. Many folks are that the river was expected hope we have is that flood- taking advantage of Lake to reach 12 feet above the gates below us are opened Mary Cottages and Hilltop sea level at the Carrolton to lessen stress off of the al- Apartments. The vacant gauge in New Orleans on ready saturated levees. All restaurant building besides Monday, December 14, we can do is worry and wait. Sportsman Stop is also 2015. The Army Corps of Have a safe and happy available for private parties Engineers and other levee New Year! ~g , ~ . ~ Program Wa}k A Weigh Helps: People Keep NeW YgE 9!:Resol tmns"':': by Susan Collins Smith cookbooks. MSU Extension Service"Our group chose walking as its activity, and we walked When the new year begins, together once a week as a so do commitments to drop group after our educational extra'pounds and live healthi- session," Webb said. "Many of er lifestyles. But many people them formed new friendships find it hard to keep these and exchanged numbers so promises to themselves, they could walk together at Walk-A-Weigh, a program times other than our meet- of the Mississippi State Uni- ings." versity Extension Service, Each week participants gives people the proper tools weigh themselves to monitor to change their lifestyles by their progress. helping them improve their At the end of the 2015 pro- eating habits and stick to gram, 15 participants lost a regular exercise routines. It total of 150 pounds. began as a pilot program in Brandy Richardson par- 2015 but will be offered state- ticipated in the program with wide in 2016. her mother, Mary Richardson. "Eating healthier and los- While she lost weight, Bran- hag weight rank high on the dy's main goal was to improve list of New Year's resolu- her overall health. tions," said Anita Webb, an '%Ve have heart disease in Extension agent in Scott our family, and I wanted to County and one of several reduce my risk for developing agents who conducted the the disease," Brandy said. "I pilot program. "This time of learned some changes I could year, people are interested in make when cooking that will new beginnings and making help, like using canola oil in- positive changes. But many stead ofvegetableoil." times, people don't know The group setting helped where to start, and even if participants make the nec- they know the steps to take, essary lifestyle changes, she it is easy to just keep doing said. what we've always done." "There is defmitely more The 15-week Walk-A- motivation when you are Weigh program utilizes committed to exercising with community resources, such a group and weighing in every as hospitals and fitness con- week" Brandy said.'~rhe sup- sultants, to help people de- pert and sense of community termine their needs and set is a lot like Weight Watchers, personal goals. During the which I've done before. But first meeting, program part- what I like about the Walk-A- ners record health readings, Weigh program is I don't have such as weight, blood pres- to count points." sure, and body mass index. Both Brandy and Mary Participants set goals for said they plan to par~cipate themselves based on what in the upcoming session of the they want to achieve, program. Each meeting includes '~It was great," Mary said. some type of exercise and an '%Ve really enjoyed it, and we educational session on physi- will go back. We lost weight cal activity and food choices, and got excellent tips on how Topics include understanding to cut the fat in our meals. nutrition labels, proper use Instead of frying foods, we of pedometers, recommenda- learned how to season and tions for cutting calories, and bake them. Instead of pouring the right ways to stretch be- oil into a pan, using a spray fore and after exercise. Par- bottle will reduce the amount ticipants also get recipes for you use and still keep the food healthy meals and snacks, from sticking." which they save in custom Call the county Extension office for more information on Walk-A-Weigh. (Continued from Page 1) State vs. Brad Elliot Tap- son. Order of Arraignment. lin. Order of Arraignment. The The defendant appeared in defendant appeared in court court on Tuesday, December on Tuesday, December 15, at 15, at which time he entered a which time he entered a plea of plea of not guilty to a charges not guilty to a charge of Mall- of Count I: Burglary of a Store- cious Mischie house; and Count II: Failure to State vs. Michael John- Register as a Sex Offender. Wed., December 9, At Thimmesch Home The Fort Adams Women's club's annual Christmas As always, the pot luck Club met Wednesday, De- Party and great fellowship refreshment table was a cember 9, 2015, at the home was enjoyed by all. After wonder of delicious dishes of Jeannette Thimmesch. a brief business meeting, enjoyed by all. Cohostesses for the event the club members had theMary Ellen Rosenblattwill were Hope Thimmesch and chance to see the gifts to host the January 13th meet- Elaine Steckler. be given to a family in our ingwith the location to be an This meeting was the community, nounced. -- Club Reporter ]Premier Physical Therapy 558 First South Street Woodville 601-888-7944 ......... Board Certified Physical Therapist Virginia Lewis Whetstone, DPT EYE SPECIALISTS OF LOUISIANA IS PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE ADDITIONAL HOURS BEGINNING JANUARY 2015 FOR ]AMES ]. HOTH, MD Ophthalmologist TREATMENT OF DISEASES OF THE EYE Including Cataracts, Glaucoma and Lasik Evaluations WHITAKER EYE CLINIC 625 MAIN STREET WOODVILLE, MISSISSIPPI Monday & Wednesday 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. For Appointments Call: 1-800-222-3908 or 601-888-6868 ' MEDICA E}MEDICXt:Dy i ATE ] ;q SURANCE'WELCOMED NOTICE Pursuant to the order of the Town of Woodville, Mississippi, notice is hereby given to all persons interested or in any way affected thereby that the Board of Aldermen have approved the following changes to the Woodville Planning and Preservation Code and will consider the adoption of an ordinance to designate by text the boundaries of the Woodville Historic District: 1. Name change: From Planning and Preservation Code to Planning and Zoning Ordinance From Planning and Preservation Commission to Planning and Zoning Commission 2. Text addition: Canopy Sign 6.1.4 A. Canopy Sign. Any sign that is a part of or attached to an awning, canopy, or other fabric, plastic, or structural protective cover (excluding a marquee) over a door, entrance, window, or outdoor service area. MOnul One sign with a maximum total sign area of fifty (50) square feet, or one (1) square foot ment ! for each lineal foot of building street frontage, whichever results in the smaller sign area. WaR I A maximum of three signs with a maximum total area of fifty (50) square feet, or one (1) ana/ol square foot for each lineal foot of building wall or lease space on which the sign is erected, whichever results in the smaller sign area. !iilDa/'/oi:iiiii~iiiii:l *Non-single family uses only **Unless otherwise approved in a Town Overlay Master Plan. 3. Text addition from Treppendahl application: 6.8. Nonconforming Signs- In instances where a sign is nonconforming to any of the requirements of this ordinance, such sign and any supporting structure other than a building may be allowed although such sign does not conform to the provisions hereof. No such nonconforming sign may be enlarged or altered in any way which increases its noncon- formity. No sign which has been damaged 50 percent or more of its fair market value shall be restored except in confor- mity with the regulations of this ordinance. On appeal, the Commission may allow the substitution of a new non-con forming sign, provided that the new sign is at least 40% smaller in total area than the one for which it is substituted. 4. Section 8. PLANNING AND ZONING COMMISSION 8.1. Establishment, Composition and Terms 8.1.1. As enabled by virtue of the Mississippi Code Ann: 1972, Sec. 17-I-1 as amended, the Town of Woodville Planning and Zoning Commission is hereby established to carry out the duties enumerated in the Town of Woodville Planning and Zoning Ordinance. 8.1.2. All members of the commission shall be appointed by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen and shall serve at the will and pleasure thereof. The Planning and Zoning Commission shall consist of no less than five nor more than nine members who reside in the Town of Woodville. The Town may appoint the same Commission members to serve simul- taneously on the Planning and Zoning Commission and on the Historic Preservation Commission; and in that event the two Commissions may combine the business of their respective jurisdictions for all purposes including the evaluation and consideration of applications and the granting of building permits and Certificates of Appropriateness. All members of the commission shall serve for terms established by the Town and shall be eligible for reappointment. The terms may be staggered. 5. AN ORDINANCE TO RE- ESTABLISH THE I IISTORIC PRESERVATION DISTRICT KNOWN AS THE TOWN OF WOODVILLE HISTORIC DISTRICT: TO DESIGNATE BY TEXT THE BOUNDARIES THEREOF, AND TO FURTttER PROVIDE FOR THE PRESERVATION, PROMOTION AND DEVELOPMENT OF THE TOWN OF WOODVILLE HISTORIC DISTRICT BY REQUIRING THAT NO APPLICATION PROPOSING THE ERECTION, ALTERATION, RESTORATION, DEMOLITION OR MOVING OF ANY STRUCTURE WITHIN THE TOWN OF WOODVILLE HIS'FORIC DISTRICT SHALL BE GRANTED UNTIL REVIEWED AND APPROVED BY THE TOWN OF WOODVIH,E HISTORIC PRESERVATION COMMISSION. The full text of said proposed Ordinance may be reviewed by requesting a copy from the Woodville Town Hall during regular business hours. Said Public Hearing for comment will be heard by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen of Woodville, Mississippi, at the Wood- ville Municipal Building, at 5:00 p.m. on Monday, January 12, 2016 at 4:30 PM, at which time comments shall be received by the Board of Alderman for the proposed amendments adoption of Ordinance and after which a decision will be rendered by the Governing Body.