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Published by the Holmes County Publishing Company at 200 Tchula Street, Lexington,
Mississippi. Entered at the Postoffice at Lexington, Mississippi, as Second Class mail un
der the Act of Congress of March 3, 1879. Subscription rates for Holmes and adjoining
counties, per year, $3.00; six months, $1.75 elsewhere, per year, $3.50.
Jack A. Shearer, Jr.. Editor
W. J. Pritchard Linda Leonard
Mechanical Superintendent Womens Editor
Mrs. Sally Kate Rosson, (left) and Mrs.
Marion Johnson demonstrate use of new
Bennett Positive Pressure Breathing Ma
chine which has recently been donated
to the Holmes County Community Hos
pital by Mr. and Mrs. Joe Berman, Mr.
and Mrs. Morris Lewis, Jr. and Mr. and
Mrs: Celian Lewis in memory of Morris
and Julia Lewis. The patient is Varda
nian Smith of Tchula, who is being
treated for nasal condition, one of the
uses of the instrument.
Durant Methodist
Bible School Set
For Next Week
All you^ig people through
the sixth grade are cordially
invited to attend Bible School
at the Durant Methodist
Church next week. Hours for
the school are eight until 11
o’clock each morning.
The classes will be held
Monday through Friday with
the closing program set for
7:30 o’clock on the final night
at which time the parents of
the young people will also be
The theme is “The Bible.”
Plans are being made for
lessons, recreation, handi
craft, and refreshments.
The Beginners groups for
pre-school children will be led
by Mrs. Percy Joyce apd
Mrs. D. H. Wells, assisted by
Linda Wilson, Claudia Dodd,
Becky Derrick and Sara
The primary group is dir
ected by Mrs. W. H. McKen
zie and Mrs. James Snider
with the help of Bonnie Mc
Kenzie, Linda Grey, and Nan
cy Guion.
Junior boys and girls will
be taught by Mrs. R. E. Was
son, Mrs. Albert Tatum, and
Mrs Hi l cru Pori „11 —
Gwin McDowell, Jane Cox,
Jamie Nelson, and Sally
Brown are making plans to
help in this division.
Mr^s. Jakje Hermann will
guide the opening devotional.
Handicraft and recreation
for the boys will be directed
by B(illy Lewis, with Mike
Kinnebrey, Dicky Sowell, and
Billy Wells.
Mrs. Walter Odom will ser
ve as treasurer and registrar
for the school.
Mrs. J. R. Brown, Bible
School director, is enthusias
tically looking forward to
ward a rewarding week.
There will be a soft-ball
game each morning for those
attending the combined Daily
Bible School sessions in Lex
ington each day next week.
The games are scheduled
following the classes.
Tchula Baptists
Set Coronation
Sunday Night
The Tchula Baptist Church
will have a coronation service
for the Girls’ Auxiliary Sun
day night at 7:30 o’clock. The
theme of the program is
“Light of the World.”
There will be seven Queens
taking part In this service
and seven princess’s and La
dy . In - Waitings taking part
in the Presentation Service
which is held in conjunction
with the Coronation.
Mrs. Hugh Nichols, Jr. is
Girls’ Auxiliary leader.
The public is cordially in
vited to this most impressive
Swimming Classes
Beginning Soon
Registration for the 1962
swimming classes sponsored
by the City of Lexington and
Holmes County Country Club
will be held Saturday morn
ing at the Country Club pool.
Junior and senior life saving
students will meet at 8:00 and
all children taking swimming
will meet at 10:00. This series
nf lpssnnc will m ont in
days ending Wednesday June
Coach Woodson Earle will
attend, summer school Khis
summer and will not be here
to hold classes all summer.
He will teach these classes
before he leaves and will
have another class the last
two weeks in August.
A Senior Piano Recital was
presented 1# Beverly Blan
ton, a pupil of Mrs. Harry
O’Cain, at the Duarnt School
Auditorium May 14.
Included in the program
was a presentation fcjy the
high school sextet composed
of Jo Browning, Jane Cox,
Pattie Nabors, Miss Blanton,
Linda Grace, and Royce Ann
Smith. Lucy Dickerson was
accompaniist and Mrs. ^lly
Bihegar was director.
Ushers were Bill McLellan,
Jerry Streatman, Bobby Cain
and Holt Smith.
Program girls were Nan
cy Guion and Betty Faye
A reception was held follow
inf the recital in the dining
room of the Hotel Durant.
To The People Of Holmes County
And Surronding Communities:
I appreciate your past patronage and confidence. On ac
count of my health I am forced to retire. Please contact
your County Agent for vetinary advice.
S| i
Dr* J. A* McCorley
Summer School
Set At Holmes
Summer School at Holmes
Junior College will begin June
4, officials reported this week.
The following schedule and
list of courses has been re
leased for the college division.
June 4 - June 22 - English
Composition^ College Algebra,
State and Local Government,
and General Zoology.
June 4 . July 4 - Organic
Chemistry. (CH 325).
July 4 - August 3 - Organic
Chemistry. (CH 425).
June 25 - July 13 - English
Composition, Engjish Litera
ture, Early World History,
College Trigonometry.
July 16 - August 3 - Modem
World History, English Lit
erature, and U. S. Govern
The High School Division
will offer English 2^ English
3, English 4, American His
tory, World History, Plane
Gedmetry, Algebra 1. Alge
bra 2, and Biology.
The first session begins
June 4 and continues through
July 13.
WHEREAS, the health and
general welfare of the young
people of our community is
determined in large part by
the type of recreational and
physicial fitness program in
which they participate, and
WHEREAS, the Little Boys
Baseball League program of
fers excellent athletic oppor
tunities for the young boys
of our community in a whole
some and cooperative man
ner, and
WHEREAS, the Lexington
Little Boys League team
plays their first game of 1962
next Thursday night May 24,
Kenna, Mayor of the Town
of Lexington, do hereby de
signate May 27 - June 5 as
Lexington Little Boys Base
ball League Week and most
respectfully call upon all de
partments of tjie toiwn, its
commercial organizations, ci
vic clubs, churches, and all
associations and our people
in general to take an active
part in boosting this construc
tive program to assure ’its
Signed, W. B. Kenna,
Mayor of the City of
Lexington, Mississippi
Mrs. Joy W. Brooks and
Mrs. J. JB. Watson were tea
guests of Mrs. Glenn E. Trus
ty of; Grenada for the antique
Doll Show and Tea at the
-ity Hall there On Friday af
ternoon, May 18. Mrs. Trusty,
lunt of Mrs. Brooks, is a
nember of the DAR hostess
Chapter for this show.
'Holmes Election
(Continued from page 1)
R. O., W. C. Martin, J. C.
Hitt, Mrs. John Jenkins, Mrs.
John Howard, and J. S. Mc
Bride, P. 0.
WEST - Mrs. Walter M.
Brock, R. O., Mrs. William D.
Brock, A. L. Stevens, III, Mrs.
G. L. Brock, H. L. Bowie, and
S. C. Campbell, P. O.
GOODMAN - T. A. Ousley,
R. O., J. G. Jacob, Mrs. A.
A. Derrick, Sr., J. D. Neaves,
George Mitchell, and Anthony
McMullen, P. O.*
EMORY - S. S. Truitt, R.
O., Mrs. W. E. Hill, B. S.
Ellis, Miss Davie Catron,
Mrs. S. S. Truitt, and T. L.
Downer, P. O.
head, R. 0., F. D. Simpson,
L. E. Perkinson, Mrs. J. L.
Moorhead, Mrs. T. L. Simp
son, and O. L. Lowery, P. 0.
W. C. Sheehy, R. O., Roy Mc
Neer, G. L. Wilkins, Ralph D.
McLellan, Mrs. Luther P. Mc
Lellan, and L. P. McLellan
R. O.
PICKENS - T. O. Buford,
R. O., Mrs. J. D. Mckie, Mrs.
Bernice Simpson, Miss Josie
Burton, Shelby Parker^ and
E. B. McDaniel, P. O.
Humphrey, Jr., R. O., E. E.
O’Reilly, T. E. Murtagh, E.
L. Brown, Mrs. J. W. Bur-'
well, and W. L. (Bill) Ed
wards, P. O.
COXBURG - H. O. Pettus,
R. 0., Mrs. J. A. Heamt Earl
Covington, J. T. Pierce’, Jr.,
Airs. Rosa Lee Harthcock, and
Doyle Rogers, P. O.
Summerlin, R. O., Geo. D.
Wynne, Santa Tackett, Mrs*.
Luther Upshaw, Mrs. James
Summerlin, and Hal Peterson
P. O.
THORNTON - Mills Martin,
R. O.^ W. H. Rushbrook, Mrs.
Dixie Hearn, John Liberto,
Mrs. P. F. Martin, and John
Hearn, Jj, p. o.
TCHULA - Mrs. Harvey
Baine, R. 0., Lester Lyon,
Mrs. Hugh Garnett, Mrs. Ned
Parrish^ Jr., Mrs. Marshall
Bennett, and Willis Moore P
CRUGER - Maripn Estes,
West Students
Receive Summer
Study Grants
Bob Jackson ana Ann Jack
son, son and daughter of Mr.
and Mrs. Robert Jackson of
I West have been awarded Na*
I tional Science Foundation
Scholarships to the University
of Mississippi this summer.
The studies will last five
Both award winners will be
seniors at Durant High School
next year.
Ann will do work in chemis
try and biology as a result
of recommendations by her
Durant Science teacher, while
Bob was selected to study an
thropology after ranking high
in competitive testing.
R. O., Mrs. C. H. Spivey,
Mrs. Milan Killebrew, Mrs.
Ruth Griffin, H. F. Fleming,
and J. M. Watt, P. O.
Want Ads
Two Charter-Type bueses.
37 passenger, reclining seats.
450 Red Diamond motors.
Both will need some motor
repair but can be purchased
at a real bargain. Ideal for
civic organizations or to haul
farm lafcoiv Contact* Jack
Shearer at 400 in Lexington.
Registered Angus Bulls. 1
to 2 years old. Farm located
Holmes County iZiegler
ville _ Ebenezer area. Turn
off pavement one quarter
mile east of Luby’s Store. See
Doyle L. Smith, Saturdays or
write 433 E. Northside Dr.,
Jackson, Miss.
2-Bedroom home with hard
wood floors and sheetrock
walls. Over 1400 sq. ft. liv
fng space. Large lot. Only
2 blocks from square.
Within walking distance of
schools and hospital.
$6,850.00 Terms by owner.
Contact Allie Povall.
Mrs. P. H. Wrtliam
Named President
Of Library Unit
Mrs. P. H. Williams, Jr
has been elected president oi
the Lexington Library Board
Other recently elected of
ficers include Herman Flow
ers, vice - president; Mrs
tLoi^e Beall Nichols, secre
tary; and Jack Yates, trea
Mrs. Eugene Herrman is
the new member of the Board
and will serve for five years.
The term of Miss Clara Wat
son had expired apd Mrs.
Herrman was her replace
The appointment was made
by the Mayor and the Board
of Aldermen.
First National Bank of Lex
ington has donated a gift sub
scription to the Wall Street
Journal to the library for the
public’s use.
Oak and Gum
Cross Ties
Also 2V2 x 6 x 10'
Gum Decking
Good Prices
For inofrmation
Howard McFall
Grenada, Miss.
Phone Day 1232
Night 1652
Koppers Co., Inc.
• •'(T-' ‘I
Lexington High Seniors
Every man must think of his future in
this age of competition qnd world crisis;
fie must plan and prepare. Your gradua
tion is the first step, so it may be well
^ to remember the words of Plato: “The
direction in which education starts a
man will determine his future life.” We
^ wish you well and urge you to further study.
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