Courtney Gibson chosen for All-Star Cheerleading; headed to New York
Virginia Sansone was the guest of Wanda Boyd last week. Mrs. Sansone is now residing at Cordova Estates Retirement Home.
Get well wishes go out to Margaret O’Dell, who is in Alliance HealthCare System.
Congratulations to the Shockers ’97 and Shockers ’96, who both took second place in a weekend-long tournament in Tunica. Maura Jane Autry plays for ’97 and Darcy Gibson plays for ’96.
The Marshall Academy varsity cheerleading squad, coached by Dwana McAlexander, spent last week in Tuscaloosa, Ala., at the University of Alabama participating in cheerleading camp. The girls brought home third place in their Home Pom routine. Courtney Gibson, daughter of Luann and Carlton Gibson, was chosen as an All-Star Cheerleader and will be participating in the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day parade in New York City. Congratulations, girls!
Happy birthday to Camille Shaw, who flipped a number Tuesday. Can you guess which one??
What fun it was to sit and watch a softball game played by 8 and under girls Monday night at Sam Coopwood Park. The Holly Springs team played the Potts Camp team. There was a lot of action between the two teams, both offensively and defensively. The play of the night would have to go to Erin Lomenick, daughter of Penny and Bob Lomenick. She plays on the pitcher’s mound. She caught a pop fly delivered from the batter, ran a girl down heading from third to home and then took off towards the short stop and tagged the girl coming over from second base. A triple play!! It was a great thing to see in action! Both teams played really well for such young girls. Congratulations to all of the girls for giving it their all and really digging in to get the win. Holly Springs walked away with the victory.
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Amanda McMillen and Steven Yelverton say vows April 17 in sunset ceremony
Amanda McMillen and Steven Yelverton were united in marriage on April 17, 2009 at 6:30 p.m. The sunset ceremony was held on the beautiful sands of Seagrove Beach, Fla. It was officated by John Pickler of Destin, Fla.
Serving as maid of honor was the bride’s sister, Kristen Kirksey of Jacksonville, NC. Standing in as best man was Brandon Roberts of Falkner. The wedding was attended by family and many close friends and photographer Ronnie Day and his family.
Amanda is the daugther of Chris and Michelle Watts of Potts Camp and Jerry McMillen of Byhalia. Grandparents are Jacky Griffin of Ashland and the late Jessie Griffin of Potts Camp and David and Kathy Pannell of Byhalia.
She is a 2002 graduate of Potts Camp High School and is currently employed with Midsouth Internal Medicine Phyisicans in Southaven.
Steven is the son of Amory and Ethel Yelverton of Byhalia. Grandmother is Nellie Dixon of Nashville, Tenn. He is currently enrolled at Delta Technical College pursuing a career as a HVACR Technician.
There will be a reception in their honor on June 20 at 6 p.m. at 9 Reid Alley, Potts Camp. Invitations are being sent to out-of-town guests. All friends and family are invited.
After a week in Florida the couple enjoyed another week in Gatlinburg, Tenn., for their honeymoon. They are now residing in Byhalia.
Ammons-Mayse vows said at Pigeon Forge on April 11
Kaylin Heather Mayse and William Matthew Ammons announce their marriage in Pigeon Forge, Tenn., on Saturday, April 11, 2009.
The bride is the daughter of David Mayse of Obion, Tenn., and Debbie Webster of Olive Branch.
She is the granddaughter of Kay and David Russell of Brighton, Tenn.
Kaylin graduated from the University of Memphis with a degree in education this May.
The groom is the son of Don and Phoebe Bates of Pelahatchie, and Tuck and Mary Ammons of Florence.
He is the grandson of Mary Ann Curtis of Lamar, and the late Clyde M. (Sonny Boy) Breedlove and Richard and Willie Whitney of Ripley, Tenn.
Other relatives of the groom include great-grandparents Gladys Yeager of Lamar, and the late Bennie Yeager; the late Clyde and Cora Lee Breedlove; nephew, Tanner Lane Thomason of Brandon, and niece Jacie Elizabeth Haggard of Powder Springs, Ga.
Matthew is employed by Aggrekko in Millington, Tenn.
The couple is at home in Tipton County, Tenn.
Miss Katrina Johnson to wed Rickey Raimey-LeSueur Sr. June 20 at Mighty God Ministries
Clyde Boga and Virgia Johnson of Holly Springs are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Katrina A. Johnson, to minister Rickey V. Raimey-LeSueur Sr., son of the late Rivers Lee LeSueur and Naomi Raimey Freeman of Holly Springs.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. Giles and Mrs. Lucy McClain Johnson of Holly Springs.
Katrina is an honor graduate of Holly Springs High School and a graduate of the University of Mississippi, where she received a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in management information systems. She is employed with FedEx Express.
The prospective groom is the grandson of the late Matt LeSueur Sr. and Susie Anner Hughes LeSueur and the late Willie Raimey Sr. and Ethel Mae Foote Raimey, all of Holly Springs.
Minister Rickey is a graduate of Holly Springs High School and a graduate of Brewster Theological Clinic and School of Religion, Inc. in Memphis, Tenn., where he received a Master’s degree in Biblical Studies. He is the owner and operator of Rick’s Auto Refresh and Repair.
The couple will exchange vows Saturday, June 20 at 4 p.m. at Mighty God Ministries, in a ceremony officiated by Pastor Marvin Brooks. A reception will immediately follow. Family and friends are cordially invited to attend.
Dustin and Heather Bobbitt of Byhalia are proud to announce the birth of their first child Luke Bradley Bobbitt. Luke was born March 18, 2009 at 6:35 p.m. at Methodist Germantown Hospital in Germantown, Tenn. He weighed seven pounds, 12 ounces and was 20 and 1/2 inches long.
The happy grandparents are Richard and Glenda Owens of Cockrum and Donnie and Mary Bobbitt of Olive Branch.
Paternal great-grandparents are Birdie and the late Alvin Bobbitt of Collierville, Tenn., and Clara and the late James Adkins of Corinth.
Maternal great-grandparents are Emma Sue and the late Raymond Owens of Cockrum and the late Lela Lee Bell of Memphis, Tenn., and the late Chester William Bell of Waynesboro, Tenn.
Justin Paul Curl was born May 29, 2009 at 2 p.m. He weighed six pounds, six ounces and was 20 inches long. Parents are Elizabeth Anne Bishop and Paul Curl.
Paternal grandparents are Jim and Pam Snow of Grand Junction, Tenn. and John Curl of Olive Branch.
Great-grandparents are Joyce and Royce Rutledge of Byhalia.
Maternal grandparents are Elaine and Mike Bishop of Byhalia, Lee Herbert of Red Banks; great-grandparents are Anne Hobbs of Byhalia, and Pearl and James Bishop of Memphis, Tenn. Great-great-grandmother is Geraldine Moore of Southaven.
The movie theatres
When I was in the third grade, Miss Sally Cochran was my teacher and what a teacher she was! She was very strict and made you learn whether you wanted to or not. I never did see them, but she must have had eyes in the back of her head. One day she was writing on the board and all of a sudden she wheeled around and slung the eraser flying through the air at Frances Newsom, who was talking. Frances saw that eraser coming and ducked and the eraser hit Russell Cook right in the face. Everybody thought it was really funny, except Russell and Miss Sally.
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