Thursday, April 5, 2007
Arielle McNeill and Nash Stallings honored
Arielle McNeill and her fiance, Nash Stallings, from Canton, were honored with a party in his hometown of Leland. It was given in the home of Xan and Debbie Robertson with 26 other couples. Friends and family in attendance from Holly Springs were Robin, Hannah, Bronwyn and Max McNeill, Bud Holbrook, Margie Brown, Paige Gholson, Carole Webb, Barrett Clanton and Glennis Marshall. Other family in attendence were Daniel and Megan Dilley of Brandon, Jonathan and Amanda Boone, Candace and Adam Logue of Vicksburg and Adrianne Purselley of Cordova, Tenn.
Lexi and Cade Cupp of Collierville, Tenn., were the Saturday night guests of their grandmother, Becky Cupp.
A “cousins” Easter Egg Hunt was hosted by Wyatt Bailey Sunday afternoon. Wyatt, son of Logan and Nikki Bailey, hosted the egg hunt at the home of his grandparents, Brenda and Darwin Bailey. The Easter Bunny made a grand appearance, along with 37 cousins, aunts, uncles, grandparents and great-grandmother. Everyone enjoyed hunting Easter eggs, picture taking with the Easter Bunny and grilling out. The family consists of the late Bob McAlexander and Verna McAlexander’s children, Dianne, Bobby, Larry, Brenda and Doug, spouses, grandchildren and great-grandchildren. Everyone had a great time, especially the small cousins.
John Green and friend, Sam Whitfield, of Washington, DC, were joined by college friend, Ben Howard from Senatobia, over the weekend for a turkey hunt. While here, they visited with John’s parents, Bea and Jimmye Dale Green.
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Miss Amy Grosinske and Hunter Griffin to exchange vows April 28 in Starkville
Galo and Linda Grosinske of Starkville announce the engagement of their daughter, Amy Gayle Grosinske, to Wade Hampton “Hunter” Griffin, III. He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Wade Hampton Griffin II of Holly Springs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Edith Teasley of LaGrange, Ga. and the late Warner Teasley; Edward Grosinske of Starkville and the late Loretta Grosinske.
Miss Grosinske attended Mississippi State University and is currently employed at Cadence Bank in Starkville.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Nancy Bolton of Memphis, Tenn.; Mr. and Mrs. James Bolton of Naples, Fla.; Allene Griffin of Winona and the late Wade Hampton Griffin.
He attended Mississippi State University and is currently employed at Security Solutions in Starkville.
The couple will exchange vows at 4 p.m. on April 28, 2007 at First Baptist Church Chapel in Starkville. The reception will follow at Highlands Plantation Pool House.
Stephanie Skelton and Harold Wells will exchange vows in April 14 ceremony
Stephanie and Bubba would like to announce their wedding on Saturday, April 14 at 7:30 p.m. at Spanky Skelton’s home in Lamar.
Stephanie Hope Skelton is the daughter of Patty and Kerry Williams of Potts Camp and Spanky Skelton of Lamar. She is the granddaughter of the late Samuel (Sweetie Man) and Estelle Skelton of Lamar and Gene and Helen Reece of Holly Springs. She is the great-granddaughter of the late Prentis and Annie Shaw of Holly Springs. Stephanie is a 2005 graduate of Marshall Academy and is employed with First State Bank.
Harold Craig Wells (Bubba) is the son of Rickey and Paula Wells of Lamar. He is the grandson of the late Sandra Gatlin of Byhalia and Harold and Tommie Wells of Olive Branch. He is a 2005 graduate of H.W. Byers and is employed with Marshall County Road and Bridge department.
All family and friends are invited.
Travis White and Rachel Payne of Holly Springs are pleased to announce the birth of a son. Phillip Rasean White was born March 21, 2007 in the Special Delivery Services at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi. He weighed six pounds, nine ounces. Sharing the honors as grandparents are Sam Pryor of Aurora, Ill. and Oliver P. White of Holly Springs. Also welcoming the new baby are a sister, Ruth Pryor and a brother, Travis D. White Jr.
There is an interesting story of the Indians who once lived here and I thought you would enjoy reading about them. In January of 1836, the United States government offered the first public land of the Chickasaw Cession for sale.
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