Thursday, November 1, 2007
Serenity Culture Club kick-off season
Kay Joiner and Judy B. Neal of Atlanta, Ga., were guests in Holly Springs this past weekend. They stayed in the beautiful bed and breakfast owned by the Liddys on the square. While here, they enjoyed touring around our beautiful town, as well as Oxford. It was wonderful to hear how nice everyone was to these fabulous women who picked Holly Springs to visit on a whim! True Southern hospitality lies right here and is very much alive! Hopefully, the two will be making another trip back, as they certainly enjoyed themselves and everyone enjoyed meeting with them, as well!
Collier Carlton travelled to Birmingham, Ala., Friday to spend the night with Patrick and Mary Glen Carlton. He rode down Saturday to Auburn, Ala., for the Ole Miss football game, where he spent the night with his cousin. He returned on Sunday.
Saturday the Serenity Culture Club kicked off its 2005-2008 season. Motoring by a serene mobile all the way to Memphis, the group enjoyed a delicious, home-cooked meal at the Folk’s Folly roadhouse. Served by Rose, all enjoyed a cup of coffee and songs around the piano. Dr. Ben Martin reported, “I was shocked at the level of serenity!” Ronnie and Daphne Webster, visitors from London, claimed that Holly Springs would someday be a serene city too. “They seem to be going off 24 hours a day here.” Those attending were Joe and Kathy Overstreet, Madge Lindsay, Dan and Beth Person, Houston, Ronnie and Daphne Webster, David Person, Joey Nuller and Dr. Ben Martin. “We are busy planning our next event – a New Year’s party for 2008 or maybe 2009,” said Joe Overstreet. A serene time was had by all.
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Stephanie Kemp and Albert Truong say vows in private ceremony in California
Mr. and Mrs. Michael L. Kemp of Holly Springs are pleased to announce the marriage of their daughter, Stephanie Meghann Kemp to Albert Khai Nam Truong, son of Dr. and Mrs. Ho Dai Truong of San Jose, Calif.
Meghann and Albert met while they were both students at the Academy of Art University in San Francisco.
The couple’s wedding vows were witnessed by their parents and Albert’s brother, Andrew, in a small private ceremony in San Francisco on Wednesday, Oct. 24.
Meghann is the granddaughter of Rev. and Mrs. William V. Kemp of Holly Springs, and the late Mr. and Mrs. George W. Newman of Double Springs, Ala.
After finishing high school, Meghann went to San Francisco to study art at the Academy of Art University, where she received her bachelor’s degree in fine arts. She is currently employed at the San Francisco Museum of Modern Art while continuing to pursue her career in fine art.
Albert is the grandson of the late Mr. Khai Dai Truong and Mrs. Ngoc-Hao Vuong of Anaheim, Calif., and the late Mr. Tuong Xuan Le and Mrs. Thoan Thi Vo of Upland, Calif.
After receiving his bachelor’s degree in systems physiology and a minor in chemistry, Albert attended the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tenn. for a year. He then moved to San Francisco, where he pursued his passion in art at the Academy of Art University. He is now employed as art director, concept artist and illustrator at Fluid LLC, an animation company in San Francisco.
Art and Meghann will continue to reside in San Francisco.
Pam Inman and Bradley Thompson say vows in private ceremony at The Inn At Rose Hall in Eureka Springs
Pam Robinson Inman and Bradley Morris Thompson were married in a private ceremony at The Inn At Rose Hall, March 12, 2007, in Eureka Springs, Ark.
The bride’s parents are Judy and Dwight Robinson of Como.
Grandparents of the bride are the late Curtis and Iva Robinson of Como and the late Monroe and Ella Rhodes of Memphis, Tenn.
Son of the bride is Eli Inman.
The groom’s parents are Sandra and Morris Thompson of Byhalia. Grandparents of the groom are Agnes and Robert McGee, and the late Vera Thompson and James W. Thompson, all of Byhalia.
The bride and the groom are both employed at Baptist DeSoto Hospital in Southaven. The couple will reside in Senatobia.
Proud parents Shelly and Freddie Essary of Victoria announce the birth of their new arrival, Bailey Grace Essary, seven pounds, seven ounces, 19 inches long, born Oct. 7, 2007.
Proud grandparents are Ray and Charolette Saint of Byhalia, Charles Millner of Memphis, Tenn., and Dorothy and Jerry Essary of Corinth.
John and Reanna Mayoral of Oxford announce the birth of a son, Braden John Mayoral, born Thursday, Aug. 16, 2007 at Baptist Hospital-North Mississippi. He weighed eight pounds, seven ounces.
Welcoming the baby are his grandparents, David and Ann Gandy of Potts Camp and Paul and Susan Mayoral of New Orleans.
Also welcoming the infant are his great-grandparents, Irene Gandy of Potts Camp and Walter and Betty Parr of New Orleans; and his great-great-grandmother, Santa Parr of Mountain Home, Ark.
Holly Springs Holiday Houses tour
The fabulous dual Christmas tours of “Holly Springs Holiday Houses” and “Christmas in Marshall County,” will be held on Dec. 1 and 2 for the city tour and Dec. 8 and 9 for the county tour.
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