Thursday, April 13, 2006
Locals support hometown Rebel
The Grove Bowl on the campus of Ole Miss was Saturday. Charlie, Jane, Frannie and Buddy Farris, Lorena and Gary Adams, Thomas and Patti Carlisle, Greg and Jacob Shaw, John Austin and Johnny Valentine, Ki Jones, Edward Rather, Jennifer, Chase, Ann Grayson and Kevin Clanton, Brian Lester, John Travis Lomenick and Mr. and Mrs. Roy Ray were all there to support Seth Adams, former Marshall Academy football player who has signed with the Ole Miss Rebels. He walked through the Grove on the Walk of Champions to the football field, where he led the Blue team as their quarterback. Everyone had a wonderful time and was excited to see a hometown boy on the Rebel field! Congratulations to the entire Adams clan!
I had the wonderful experience of going to Red Banks to Brownlee Farms over the weekend. At some point, we lost two azaleas in the front of our house. They ran an advertisement stating they had several types of azaleas, all in full bloom, and various colors. Never did I dream when driving out there what a true statement their advertisement really was! We walked into one of the greenhouses which had the azaleas and it was a sea of color. They had every type, from small blooms to really big ones, one gallon or three gallon, white, red, pinks, pink and white mixed, just anything one could possibly want! I took a cutting from one of the existing azaleas we have and I handed it straight to the owner, Brooks Brownlee. He immediately knew what type and the exact color match that I needed. He was a really big help, as I had no idea that what we had were “ruffle edge” azaleas! While there, we also picked up some gardenia bushes (frost-proof and very fragrant) and spirea. If we had an inch of room left in the vehicle, we would have gotten some trees, which were huge and just beautiful! I am so glad to know that they are open and have such an abundance of ready to plant items, even vegetables! If you have not been out to Skating Rink Road in Red Banks to visit Brownlee Farms, I suggest you do. It is so worth it, if for nothing else, to see everything in bloom. I, for one, am glad they are open to the public (the first time ever). They have certainly helped us to even out our beds in the front!
Randy Douglas and son, William, of Demopolis, Ala., will be visitors of his parents, Leigh and Dick Douglas, this weekend. They are going to celebrate William’s birthday at his Aunt Christy Owens’ home on Saturday with friends and family.
Beverly Fitch of Collierville, Tenn., was the Monday afternoon guest of her mother, Becky Cupp.
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Miss Katie Randolph and Craig Jakab to wed in April 22 ceremony
Katie Randolph, daughter of Spencer and Anna Crow of Byhalia, will become the bride of Craig Jakab, son of Frank and Sandra Jakab of Collierville, on April 22, 2006 at 2:30 p.m. at Queen of Peace Catholic Church.
The bride-elect is a graduate of Ridgeway High School. She is currently employed at Williams-Sonoma in Olive Branch.
The groom-elect is a graduate of Overton High School. He is currently employed at Perkins Family Restaurants.
The couple will make their home in Byhalia, after a trip to Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic.
Wadlington-Crell to say vows May 20
Mr. and Mrs. James Michael Crell of Holly Springs are pleased to announce the forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Anna Susan, to William Bedford Wadlington, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bedford Warner Wadlington, III, of Sledge.
The couple will marry on May 20, 2006 at First United Methodist Church, Holly Springs, with a reception following at Montrose.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James Anderson Fraiser of Brandon and the late Mr. and Mrs. James Charles Crell of Mandeville, La.
Miss Crell is a graduate of Northwest Rankin High School in Brandon. She received a Bachelor of Science degree in psychology from Millsaps College in Jackson. Anna is currently employed with Polk’s Discount Drugs in Brandon.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mrs. Bedford Warner Wadlington Jr. of Sledge and the late Mr. Wadlington and Mrs. William Sanford Boswell Sr. of Cleveland and the late Mr. Boswell.
Mr. Wadlington is a graduate of Delta Academy in Marks. He received a Bachelor of Science degree in computer science from Millsaps College in Jackson.
Bill is a network analyst with Southern Farm Bureau Casualty Insurance Company in Jackson.
After a honeymoon in Jamaica, the couple will reside in Ridgeland.
Ables-Kogler vows said March 17 at Red Banks United Methodist Church
Kristen DeAnne Kogler and Jeffrey Dale Ables were married March 17, 2006 at Red Banks United Methodist Church in Red Banks.
Rev. Wayne McCord officiated, as the couple exchanged their vows in an intimate ceremoy shared by family and close friends.
At the altar, the bride was attended by Diana Bernette, matron of honor. Andy Kogler, brother of the bride, served as best man to the groom.
The bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. Jim Kogler, share the honor with the groom’s father, Jeff Ables, in announcing this unioin.
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