August 7, 2008
Welcome to the world, Amelia James Carter
Congratulations to Chelius and Jenifer Carter on the birth of their first child, Amelia James! Welcome to the world, little lady!
Beverly Fitch and daughter, Shelby, Zoe McAlexander and Sandor Viradi were guests of Becky Cupp Saturday afternoon.
Hallie Kazemba spent several days last week with her grandmother, Betty Kazemba, in Hernando.
Diane and Jerry Beck, Jr., and children, Kimball and Jake, of Glen, were the Sunday afternoon guests of Joyce and Jerry Beck. While here, they enjoyed swimming and grilling at the home of Mike and Jacque Kazemba. Hallie, Drew and Will Kazemba had a good time visiting and playing with their cousins.
Charlie Douglas and children, Caroline and Chandler, of Starkville, were the weekend guests of his parents, Leigh and Dick Douglas.
Just a couple of weeks ago, Q107.5 radio station was having a contest to find the New Kids on the Block fan who had the most memorabilia. Stephanie Bailey Cavender was a collector of their memorabilia from years back. She turned an entire room into a New Kids on the Block room, plastering the walls with posters and strategically placing items collected all over the floor. A radio DJ visited the room and interviewed Stephanie on-air. Later that same day, he called back to inform her she was a finalist. The next morning, it was announced on-air that she won the contest!
On the 25th, Stephanie, accompanied by Missy Cook, travelled to Hollywood, Calif. They stayed in a hotel right next to the Walk of Fame and the Kodak Theater. They spent several hours with the New Kids on the Block on Saturday, where they were given a private concert and previewed their new album for the contest winners. They all got to talk to them and give them their feedback on the new songs. What a once- in-a-lifetime opportunity! Both women thoroughly enjoyed their weekend trip.
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Miss Megan McKenzie and Jarrett Thompson to wed August 16 in Michigan City
Mr. and Mrs. Lee H. McKenzie, Jr. of Michigan City, are proud to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Megan LeAnn, to Lance Corporal Jarrett Daniel Thompson, son of Patsy Thompson of Hickory Flat, and Mr. and Mrs. Danny Thompson of Ripley.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Gene Hunsucker of Michigan City, and the late Mr. and Mrs. L. Hamer McKenzie of Michigan City. She is the great-granddaughter of Mrs. Velma Wilburn of Michigan City.
Megan is a 2005 honor graduate of Hickory Flat Attendance Center. She attended Northeast Community College in Booneville, for two years where she was a member of Phi Theta Kappa. She is currently attending Baptist College of Health Sciences in Memphis, Tenn., pursuing a bachelor’s degree in nursing. Megan is also a part-time pharmacy technician at Ashland Discount Drug in Ashland.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Graden Jarrett of Ponotoc, and Mrs. Eddie Mae Thompson and the late Wayne Thompson of Hickory Flat.
Jarrett is also a 2005 graduate of Hickory Flat Attendance Center. He attended Northeast Community College in Booneville for two years before joining the United States Marine Corps. Jarrett is currently stationed at Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay in Kings Bay, Georgia.
The couple will exchange vows Saturday, August 16, 2008, at 7 p.m. the evening at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Terry Wilburn, 23782 Highway 5, Michigan City, with Rev. William Kemp officiating. In the event of rain, the ceremony will be held at Ashland Baptist Church in Ashland. The reception will immediately follow the ceremony. All family and friends are invited to attend. No invitations are being mailed locally.
Following the wedding, the couple will reside in Kings Bay, Georgia.
Rhea-Strickland vows said in March 29 ceremony
Historic First United Methodist Church was the setting March 29, 2008 for the worship service celebrating the marriage of Miss Cameron Lamar Strickland and Mr. Jason Delane Rhea. The couple’s parents are Mr. and Mrs. Wesley Rondle Strickland Jr. of Holly Springs, Mr. and Mrs. Van Malone of Ripley and Mr. and Mrs. Odis Eugene Rhea of Michigan City.
Good News Happy Hour
Wonderful guest line-up when Swanee returns
“Swanee’s Good News Happy Hour” will be off the air again this week. WKRA is still trying hard to get that brand new tower up and working.
Expect us back on August 14 at 3-4 p.m. We are still planning on having our wonderful guest lineup for your entertainment.
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