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Your Chrysler-Plymouth dealers say: Plenty of Entertainment THE SOUTHERN HERALD Liberty, Mississippi 21 September, 1989 Page 4 I| | I| LOW A: PLUS GREAT "89 I CHRYSLER LEBARON COUPE: 0% RHAHCIHG OR $2000 MCTO CASH BACK.* ,~~~~i~1~ Some LeBaron Coupe standard features: 2 5-Liter Electronically Full-Length Center Shift F~eldnieded Engine Console Power-Assisted *Message Center and Four Wheel Disc ~akes Min~Trip Computer COLT E WITH AUTOMATIC TRANSMISSION, IMPORTED FOR PLYMOUTH: 2.9% FINAHaNG OR s750 fACTORY CASH BACK: Colt E standard features include: I b-Liter Mu~tipoint Power Assisted Front Electromcally Fuel Disc Brakes fnieded Engine Rack.and.Pinion S~efing F rantWheel Drive Ha~chback Versati{ity PLYMOUTH SUNDANCE: WE'VE DOUBLED OUR CASH BACK! NOW GET " $7S0 FACTORY CASH BACK OR 2.9% FINANCING.* CHRYSLER NEW YORKER LANDAU: 0% FINANCIHG OR %000 FACTORY CASil BACK: A few landau standard features: Crystal Key 5/50 , Uttradrive Transmission Bumper to.Bumper *Power-Assisted Owner Care Program" Steering, Power Automatic Brakes, Windows and Temperature Control Door Locks Air Conditioning *AM/FM Stereo SEE YOUR CHRYSLER-PLYMOUTH DEALER NOW! *On selected new dealer stock. Short term Annual Percentage Rate Financing for qualified buyers through Chrysler Credit. Longer term rates available ** See copy of 5 year or 50,000 mire limited warranty at dealer. A few restrictions apply. Excludes norma~ maintenance, adjustments and certain wear items, ('lll Yq.i] Gloster, Mississippi PHONE: (601) 225-4266 SMRMC Offers HealthPassport Southwest Mississippi Regional Medical Center is offering a new program for people 50 or better called HealthPassport50 and HealthPassport Gold. It's purpose is to provide special treatment and benefits to folks 50 and over. The difference between HealthPassport50 and HealthPassport Gold is that HealthPassport50 is for people 50 or better, while HealthPassport Gold is for people 65-plus. HealthPassport Gold has all the features of HealthPassport50, plus a very important benefit. Health Passport Gold Members may never have to pay a hospital bill at Southwest Regional Medical Center again, provided they meet Medicare and supplemental insurance require- ments. Anyone 85 or older who carries the hospital portion of Medicare (Part A) and the medical portion (part B) along with SMRMC-approved supplemental insurance will qualify for the full range of special services as a paid-up member of HealthPassport Gold. HealthPassport also speeds up the admission/ discharge process at the hospital. Members are issued a HealthPassport identification card with all of the member's personal information on microfilm. HeaithPassport also speeds up the admission- discharge process at the hospital. Members are issued a HeaithPassport identification card with all of the member's personal information on microfilm. HealthPassport Gold is not an insurance policy, but instead, works with Medicare and suppleman- tal insurance coverage. HealthPassport Gold covers hospital services received from Southwest Regional. The services includ anything medically necessary that the patient receives while in the hospital. A summary of benefits offered to HealthPass- port50 and HealthPassport Gold members include: Express admissions, no hospital bills (HealthPass- port Gold only), no deposits, 200/0 discount on cafeteria meals, personal HealthPassport Coordi- nator, free blood pressure screening, quarterly health education seminars, special meal events, quarterly health and wellness newsletters, on- going activity programs, free walking club, private room at no additional charge, physician referral service, emergency medical card with patient's medical history on microfilm, streamlined regi- stration for emergency and outpatient services, and ongoing development of additional benefits. The price of membership for HealthPassport50 and HealthPassport Gold is only $10.00 annually per person. To find out more about the program call the HealthPassport Coordinator, Judy Dillon, at 684-7361, ext. 555. COMPUTER LITERACY CLASS Computer Literacy class will be taught at the Amite County Vo-Tech on Thursday in 3-hour blocks beginning September 28 through December 7 by Miss Patricia Jenkins of New Orleans. Tuition is $40.00. Interested persons call 657-8081 or come by the Vo-Tech from 7:30 - 2:30, Monday thru Friday. Minimum enrollment is 10; Maximum 20. Henry J. Sanders, M.D. is pleased to announce that Dr. Michael Blackburn, has joined our staff. Dr. Blackburn is a 1988 graduate of the University of Alabama School of Optometry and specializes in Family VisiOn Care. For An Appoinlmcn! Call Mcdical ..\,I,. Building, A~hm ,,I Kendall, Mc(7omb ,,, ,, ,,, ,, ,, - ii , mm ...... STATE OF MISSISSIPPI HOUSE CONCURRENT RESOLUTION NO. A Concurrent Resolution commending the Town of Centrevilie on the 200th Anniversary of its settlement. WHEREAS, the town of Centreville, originally named Elysian Fields, which means seat of delight, was settled in 1798; and WHEREAS, as early as 1718 the area was a rest station settlement located on the Three Chopped Way Trail; and WHEREAS, throughout its history seven different flags have flown over the Elysian Fields area which later grew into Contrevflle; and WHEREAS, in 1789 Elysian Fields was under the dominion of Spain and Bourbon County of Georgia which prompted the Spanish to issue land grants in order to weaken the Georgia claim; and WHEREAS, Old Centreviile moved to the current Centreville site in 1884 with the coming of the Yazoo and Mississippi Valley Railroad; sad WHEREAS, in 1942 Camp Van Darn, which was the third largest armed services camp at the time, was established in the Centreville area for the training of members of the armed services until it was deactivated after World War H; and WHEREAS, today Centreville is a thriving town of 1,800 in Southwest Mississippi with three accredited schools, churches of most denomina- tions and an accredited hospital affiliated with Tulane Medical School and the University of Mississippi Medical Center; and WHEREAS, Centreville also boasts modern shopping centers, industry which includes the William Carter Garment Factory and a Georgia- Pacific wood shipping mill, some of the state's best hunting and fishing, abundant timber and farmland, cattle ranches, specialty stores and many civic clubs, such as the Garden Club and the Arts Council; and WHEREAS, it is the policy of this Legislature to recognize and commend excellence, especially when evidenced by a rich heritage such as that of the Town of Centreville. NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED by the House of Representatives of the State of Mississippi, the Senate concurring therein, That we do hereby commend and congratulate the Town of Centreville on the 200th anniversary of its settlement. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, That copies of this resolution be furnished to the Town of Centreville, Centreville Academy, the Woodville Republican, the Wilk-Amite Record and to members of the Capitol Press Corps. Adopted by the House of Representatives March 27,1989 Speaker of the House of Representatives Adopted by the Senate March 28,1989 President of the.Senate NAN RAGLAND TO SPEAK AT NDCF Nan Ragland, wife of State District Attorney Joe Ragland, will b~ ministering at New Day Christian Fellow~mp, Sunday, September 24 at 6 p.m. You are welcome to come worship with us. For more information, call Pastor James Dawson, 684-3787. at State Fair There will be plenty of entertainment at the 1989 Mississippi State Fair which runs from Wednesday, October 4 through Sunday, October 15 at the Fairgrounds Complex in Jackson. "We think this is the finest entertainment to be found anywhere," said Agricultural Commissioner Jim Buck Ross, Chairman of the Fair Commission, which sponsors the Fair. Billy Orr, Manager of the Fairgrounds Complex and the Fair, said, "We're especially proud that most of the entertainment is free to fairgoers." "As always, the Mississippi State Fair offers entertainment to fit every fairgoer's taste," said Tommy Strickland, livestock manager of the Fairgrounds and the Fair's Assistant Manager. Orr said shows that require tickets will be held in the Mississippi Coliseum where other enter- tainment is scheduled in the Budweiser Pavilion on the fairgrounds or on the Clarion Ledger Sound Stage. Leading off the Coliseum shows will be the GMC Truck American Music Tour featuring Randy Travis and Tammy Wynette at 7:30 p.m. Thursday, October 5. Tickets are $17.50 and are available at the usual ticket outlets including the Coliseum and Be-Bop. Advance tickets for all Coliseum shows include free gate admission but parking is still $1.00. Travis, who was a hit at the 1988 Mississippi State Fair, returns for an encore performance. His string of hits includes "Forever and Ever Amen" and "On the Other Hand." Fair audiences are also familiar with Wynette, a north Mississippi native. Her multitude of hits includes the classic "Standy By Your Man." The second Coliseum show features "88 Special," a group with hard rocking musical roots which blends infectious southern funk with rock and roll rhythms. Their hits include "Hold on Loosely," "Back Where You Belong" and "Caught Up In You." Tickets are $15.00. Headlining SUPER SUNDAY, October 15, in the Coliseum will be entertainers Rennie Milsap, Tanya Tucker, T. G. Sheppard and Missisippi's own Jerry Clower, humorist and storyteller. The concert is spunsered by Folgers and Citrus Hill. Milsap, an accomplished pianist and vocalist, has been a major star for over a decade. His dozens of hits include "Houston Solution" and "Lost In the Fifties Tonight." Tucker started singing as a teenager and has continued with hit after hit. Her No. 1 songs include "Delta Dawn,""Love Me Like You Use To" and "I Won't Take Less Than Your Love." Sheppard was a promoter before he was a singer. His hits include "Last Cheater's Waltz" and "Strong Heart." Sheppard, whose given name is Bill Brewder, chose the name T.G., just because he liked the ring of it. His first hit, "Devil In The Bottle," came in 1974. Ciower, who hafts from Liberty, Mississippi also lived in Yazoo City for many years. He co-hosted the nationally syndicated television show, "Nash- ville On The Road" and wrote two top-selling books, "Ain't God Good" and "Let The Hammer Down." Entertainment in the Budweiser Pavilion, which is free to falrgoers, includes Billy Joe Royal performing October 4; Vern Gosdin, October 5; Roger & Zapp, October 6; Mississippi's Johnny Russell and the True Value Regional Showdown, October 8; Soul 11 SOul, October 9; Patty Loveless, October 10; Eddie Rabbitt, October 11; Jerry Reed, October 12; Asleep at the Wheel, October 13; and J. D. Sumner and the Stamps Quartet, October 15. With the exception of the Showdown at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m., and the Stamps Quartet at 2 p.m. and 4 p.m., all shows are at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m. Other gospel groups slated to appear in the Pavilion, Sunday, October 15, are Tim Frith and the Gospel Echoes at I p.m., Johnny Welborn at 3 p.m. and the Bible Echoes at 5 p.m. Billy Joe Royal, an audience favorite in both country and pop fields, had as his first hit, "Down In The Boondocks." Since then, he's enjoyed other successes like "I Miss You Already." BROWNIE TROOP 370 HOLDS FIRST MEETING On September 16, Brownie Troop #370 held their in'st meeting at the Wee Care Child Center, where assistant troop leader, Mrs. Patsy Bole1; is the owner and operator. Troop leader Mrs. Faye Morgan called the meeting to order and the troop was led in the Pledge of Allegiance and the Brownie Promise. Mrs. Baler and Mrs. Morgan gave a talk on manners and how to show your manners in certain situations. The girls then split up into three patrols. One patrol were the ones to set the table, one was the hostesses and waitresses, and the last patrol were tbe customers. In doing this the girls learned the correct way to set, seat, serve and be a guest at a restaurant. Other important points that were learned were Respect for others, Being a happy helper, meeting people, and how to correctly use the phone. Refreshments were served by Darrah Johnson, Amy Morgan and INancy Baler. They all enjoyed cookies, chips and punch. Members attending were Amber Harvey, Amy Morgan, April Gurney, Bridgett Magee, Carrie Jinright, Christy Higgins, Darrah Johnson, Mandy Magee, Melissa Burns, Melissa Morgan, Nancy Baler and Tanya Forman. Two guests also attended. They were Danielle Mann and Brenda Hughes. P.H.A. BY: HARELDA SMITH Week of September 11, 1989 We are really getting into the swing of things now. There are many activities going on now. There are J.V. Football games being played and class officers being selected and they are as follows: SENIORS - President, Tory Reeves; Vice-pre- sident, Jason Knight; SecJTreas., Brigitte Bate- man; Reporter, Brandi Rebertson; Girl Represen- tative, Kim Dawson; and Bey Representative, David Etheridge. JUNIORS- President, Mary Lewis; Vice-Presi- dent, Valerie Waldrep; SecJTreas., Stephanie Wheeler; Reporter, John Michael Green; Girl Representative, Crystal McCurley; and BOy Representative, Luke Longmire. SOPHOMORES President, Holly Smith; Vice-President, Jill Havard; Sec./Treas., Marci Rebertson; Reporter, Harelda Smith; Girl Repre- sentative, Kristi Dawson; and Boy Representa- tive, Michael Etheridge. FRESHMEN President, Lane Bateman; Vice-President, Chris Cavin; Sec.lTreas., Brandi Smith; Reporter, Wesley Nettles; Girl Represen- tative, Joy Wicker; and Boy Representative,- Ricky Zion. 8TH - President, Teresa Floyd; Vice-president, Chris Morgan; SecJTreas., Holly Short; Reporter, Chris Etheridge; Girl Representative, Kristi Higginbotham; and BOy Representative, Brandon McGregor. 7TH- Pres., Tina whittington, Vice-Pres., Chris Sullivan; Sec./Treas., Lace). Taylor; Reporter, Nicole Lillie; Girl Representative, Stephanie Wilson; and BOy Representative, Joshua Simmons. The school is involved in many fund raisers now. Each class will be saving "pennies" this year in an attempt to get a mile{s) of pennies {Ann Landers Idea). Help out in this by getting those pennies to school. Even pennies add up. Another fund raiser that we are involved in is offered by Community Coffee. They are o-ffering the school up to 15 cents per coffee bag. This runs through the month of October. So save your coffee bags and turn them in to the school. The calendar of events is as follows: ETHERIDGE REUNION Etheridge Reunion will be held at the home of Vo-Tech Offers H =- __ r rwn,ng Charlie Etheridge, North of Liberty, Education Sunday, October 1. Bring lunch and chairs. All Mississippians born on or after January 1, This program is designed to reduce hunting 1972 must complete a hunters education course accidents, teach better ethics and responsibility, before purchasing a hunter's license for the first promote wildlife conservation and teach firearm time. The Amite County Vo-Tech offers the course fundamentals and first aid and survival basics. free of charge at its center. Mr. Rick Taylor, instructor in forestry and The hunters education course includes 10 hours wildlife at the Vo-Tech, will teach the course the of classroom instruction and live firing on a safe following nights: October 9, 10 and 12 at the range. Vo-Tech from 6:00 - 9:00 p.m. There are no age requirements for participation, For more information, call the Vo-Tech at however, only those passing the written test and 657-8081. completing the range portion of the course to the ....... satisfaction of the insturctor, will be certified as Dru.q Free Schools Mississippi safe hunters conservationist. Advisory Council I i ADAMS YOUR QUALITY INSURER OFFERS: YOU EXCELLENCE IN AUTOMOBILE - BURGLARY- LIFE- AND FIRE INSURANCE ALSO BONDS Full cove' rage Insurance CAMPER - TRIP ADAMS INSURANCE AGENCY PH: 225-424 1 The Amite County Drug hools Advisory Council met at the Amite County High School on Monday, September 18, 1989. The coordinator, Alvin Burks, outlined the total drug program using various methods, devices, and plans to accomplish the goals designed to make Amite County schools drug free. An important series of local statistics needed are the number of local teens using drugs, the types of drugs used, the frequency of drug usage, ease or difficulty of getting drugs, level of peer pressure of using drugs, and self-perceptions of drug usage. Each chairperson in the schools will be in charge of seeing that the drug program is integrated in the school curriculum as designed or with modifications. Advisory Council members present were: Glenn Huff. Chairman of the Advisory Council Board: Leola Burkhart, Gloster Elementary School Chairman; John Carter, Amite County High School Chairman; and Augnstus Russ, Liberty Elementary School Chairman; Sandra Huff, Sex Equity Counselor; Catherine Murphy, Related Studies Teacher; Etta Simmons, SWACH; Mary " Russ, Chapter I Coordinator; Helen Hood, Committee Member; Rick Morgan, Forest Ser- vice; Napoleon and Philip Anderson, Community Peps; Ruth Dixon, Circuit Clerk; Gerald Wall, Sheriff; and Terry Blake, Deputy Sheriff. Alvin Burks, Augustus Russ, Sandra Huff and Glen Huff will participate in the Mississippi State Department of Education Drug Conference "Investing in Our Ym th" in Jackson on September 20, 21, and 22.