Thursday, February 17, 2005

Holly Springs News
By Henderson Milan

MC Retired Teachers host black history and honors program

Marshall County Retired Personnel met Friday, Feb. 11, 1 p.m. in Marshall County Public Library with president Laverne Jones presiding. We had our black history and honor day. We honored three people, Lincoln Martin, Raleigh Bailey Redd and Mrs. Luberta Smith. Order of program Prelude of Music: Phillips, chaplain. Scripture, Mrs. Boyce Blackmon; prayer: Mr. E. B. Jones. Music: I need thee. Welcome: Mrs. Bernice Jackson. Mrs. Maggie Adams led the pledge. Business period and comments, secretary. Instrumental solo, Mrs. Bernice Martin. Music: “I Ain’t Gonna Study War No More.” Presentation of the honorees, president Laverne Jones. Honorees presenters Lincoln Martin, his wife Mrs. Queen Martin, Mr. Raleigh Daily Redd, Mrs. Boyce, Mrs. Luberta Smith, Mrs. Deloise Plaxico. Solo, Dr. Nellie Smith. Closing remarks by President Jones. Dismissal, Mr. E.B. Jones. Refreshments were served to all.

United Negro College Fund banquet was held Friday night at Rust College. Tougaloo College president was the speaker.

Mississippi State retired personnel will meet March 8 in Jackson.

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