Everett Stubbs makes the news as tour host of White House
Mr. and Mrs. Ira Shipp attended the marriage of Charles Shipp Jr., last weekend in Atlanta, Ga. The marriage was held in the downtown Episcopal Church with the reception at the Georgian Hotel.
Michael Garner left Friday, May 1, for Camp Shelby. His wife, Amanda, and their children, Mackenzie and Tyler, along with Betty Scott, Sandra Garner and Tina Fleming went to Pontotoc to see him off. How proud we all should be of him leaving behind his family to go and fight for all of ours! Good luck and come home safely.
If any of you watch “The View” (weekdays at 10 a.m. on ABC), you may have heard a familiar name or seen a familiar face during last Tuesday’s show. Holly Springs’ own Everette Stubbs, who has worked at the White House since 2006, gave a tour of the President’s home to co-host, Joy Behar. During Tuesday’s segment, Ms. Behar discussed the tour with co-hosts Barbara Walters, Whoopi Goldberg, Elisabeth Hasselbeck and Sherri Shepherd. She passed out “goodies” she received while at the White House from Everette, and aired a video tape of her tour which included footage of Everette, her wonderful host!
In his position of deputy director of the Visitors Office of the White House, Everette has rubbed elbows with some of Hollywood’s most famous stars, including: Leonardo DiCaprio (most famous for his role in The Titanic), pop singer Fergie, Academy Award™ winner Forest Whitaker, PGA golfer Tiger Woods, Alan Alda (aka “Hawkeye” from M*A*S*H), actors Daniel Stern and Natalie Portman, and many others.
When you are fortunate to be raised in a small town such as ours, it is fun to watch as one of our own blazes a path of glory in the big city, as Everette has done. While remaining true to his Southern roots, Everette has found his own niche in the faced-paced metropolis of Washington, DC. He has always welcomed people from Holly Springs with open arms, and it is nice to know that one of our own is just a phone call away if needed.
We should all be proud of Everette and all he has accomplished - especially when, I am sure, he mentions to those who tour the White House that he is from “a small town in Mississippi called Holly Springs.”
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Miss Ferriday Mansel to wed Charly McClatchy June 13
Dr. and Mrs. John Keith Mansel of Oxford announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth Ferriday Mansel, to Charles “Charly” Robert McClatchy Jr., of Memphis, son of Mr. and Mrs. Charles “C.B.” Robert McClatchy Sr., of Holly Springs.
The couple will exchange vows on June 13, 2009 at First Presbyterian Church in Oxford with a reception to follow at Oak Hill Stables.
The bride-to-be is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. James G. Dubberly of Greenville and the late John Henry Mansel of Oxford, and Mr. and Mrs. Grover C. Greer of Jackson.
A 2004 graduate of the Sally McDonnell Barksdale Honors College and the Croft Institute for International Studies at the University of Mississippi, she earned her bachelor’s degree in International Studies and German. She is currently enrolled in the Southern Studies Master’s Program at Ole Miss and is expected to graduate in May 2010.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Rather Sr. of Holly Springs and the late Mr. and Mrs. Frank T. McClatchy.
Formerly of Holly Springs, he earned his bachelor’s degree in accounting from Ole Miss in 2004 and his master’s degree in accounting in 2005. He is currently a CPA with Lenahan, Smith and Bargiachi, P.C. in Memphis, Tenn.
Audrey Brents to wed Samuel Mitchell May 16 at Victoria United Methodist Church
Audrey Dianna Brents and Samuel Keith Mitchell of Victoria will be married Saturday, May 16, 2009 at 5 p.m. at Victoria United Methodist Church in Victoria. After the wedding a reception will be held at the home of Jimmy and Sue Brents, aunt and uncle of the bride.
Audrey is the daughter of Donald Brents and the late Tammy Brents of Victoria. Her paternal grandparents were the late W.C. and Christine Brents of Byhalia. Her maternal grandparents are R.L. and Judy Burnett of Victoria and the late George Stansberry of Memphis, Tenn.
Sam is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Roger Mitchell of Sardis and Tina Mitchell of Memphis, Tenn. His paternal grandmother is Mary Lumley of Red Banks. His maternal grandparents are Carolyn Poteet and the late Donald Poteet of Byhalia.
Audrey is a graduate of Byhalia High School and Northwest Community College where she received her LPN training. She is currently an LPN at Trinity Missions in Byhalia.
Sam graduated from Byhalia High School and is currently employed at the Surplus Warehouse in Olive Branch.
After a honeymoon to Walt Disney World, the couple will make their home in Victoria.
Cantrell birth announcement
Luke and Amanda Cantrell of Byhalia are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Katherine Tally Cantrell, born March 18, 2009 at Methodist Germantown Hospital. Kate weighed seven pounds, 13 ounces and was 21-1/2 inches long.
She is welcomed by maternal grandparents Jeff and Kathy Bousson of Collierville, Tenn., paternal grandparents Amy Tally Cantrell of Saltillo and Larry and Nina Cantrell of Columbus.
Maternal great-grandparents are Ed and Joyce Bousson of Arlington, Tenn., Dale and Ned Segar of Byhalia, and Doc and Trena Street of Collierville, Tenn.
Paternal great-grandmother is Audrey Cantrell of Tremont. Great-great-grandmother is Mary Bounds of Newton.
Also welcoming Kate are aunts and uncles, Megan, Blake, and Jake Bousson, and Michael and Katie Case.
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