Special to The Herald
The MLK Dreamer Award winners will be recognized at the "King Affair Gala: An Inaugural Ball" on Sunday, Jan. 20 at the Manchester.
The Yazoo County-Wide MLK Unity Breakfast will also be held on Sunday, Jan. 20 at the New Zion Annex at 8 a.m.
Delta Sigma Theta Sorority invites you to celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King/ MLK Day of Service and the official inauguration day of the 44th President of the United States.
Perform an Act Of Kindness to celebrate MLK Day and become a Yazoo AOK Citizen. Organizations, businesses and individuals are invited to perform an Act of Kindness today.
Please come to the Triangle Cultural Center Jan. 19 from 11:30 a.m. until 1 p.m., when Delta Sigma Theta Sorority will thank you and celebrate your Act of Kindness with a free lunch, hot coffee and great music.
Miss Mary Elizabeth Lane and Joshua Wayne OsborneEric and Chandra Hays and Chuck and Abby Lane, all of Flora, are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Elizabeth Lane, to Joshua Wayne Osborne, son of Tony and Lawanna Osborne of Bentonia.
The bride elect is the granddaughter of Don and MaryLou Lane, John Perritt and the late Lou Perritt, all of Flora.
Miss Lane is a 2009 honors graduate of Tri County Academy in Flora and a 2011 graduate of Holmes Community College. She also attended the University of Mississippi.
Miss Lane was TCA Homecoming Queen, student body vice president, Hall of Fame, Wendy’s Heisman winner, member of the Honor Society and Mu Alpha Theta . She was also a cheerleader and a member of the basketball, tennis, and track teams.
She was also named to the Dean’s List at Holmes Community College.
While at Ole Miss, she was a member of AoPii Sorority.
Miss Lane will attend Hinds Community College, where she will be enrolled in the physical therapy assistant program.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Elaine Osborne and the late Allen Osborne of Bentonia and Ann Connor and the late Jacy Connor of Flora.
Mr. Osborne is a 2005 honors graduate of Tri County Academy and received his Bachelors Degree in Kinesiology in 2010. He also attended Holmes Community College and Mississippi College.
While at Tri County Academy, Mr. Osborne was a member of the football, basketball, baseball and track teams. He was also a member of the Honor Society and Hall of Fame. He was awarded the Balfour, Lighthouse and Paine Jones Memorial awards.
Mr. Osborne was a member of the basketball teams at Holmes CC and Mississippi College as well.
Mr. Osborne is currently a teacher and coach and Tri County Academy.
The couple will exchange wedding vows on March 9, 2013 at Flora United Methodist Church with a reception to follow at the Gin at Flora Station.
K.K. Hill recently spoke to the Benton Garden Club on the different styles of Japanese flower arrangements. Pictured from left are Patsy Foster, Hill, Paula Ohlmeyer and Barbara Parker.Special to The Herald
The Benton Garden Club met on Jan. 5 at the Benton Methodist Church fellowship hall.
Guest speaker was K. K. Hill, who gave a presentation on the “Styles of Japanese Flower Arrangements.”
Hostesses were Patsy Foster, Paula Ohlmeyer, and Barbara Parker.
A delicious brunch of soup and salad was served prior to the program.
Hill conducted the program on the Japanese style of floral construction. Having been to Japan three times, he gave interesting background information on some of the floral styles and materials the Japanese use, including ikeabana, keabana and zen style.
He also constructed an example of Japanese style arranging and commented that in Japan, arranging various plant materials in a pleasing composition is about “having some peace in your day on the inside.”
Following the program, there was a question and answer period regarding different types of camellias and other shrubs, which are best suited to the area.
At the conclusion of the meeting a drawing was held, and the table decorations were awarded as door prizes.
Mr. and Mrs. Jonathan WilliamsMelia Susan Tanner and Jonathan Michael Williams exchanged vows on December 28, 2012 at Ashton Gardens in Houston, Texas.
The bride is the daughter of Kylan and Beverly Tanner of Kingswood, Texas.
She is the granddaughter of Jesse Ballard of Dothan, Ala.
Other relatives include her brothers Jordan and Zach Tanner, sister Seleya Tanner, uncles and aunts Brenda Snell and Robert Ballard, both of Dotham, Ala., Justin and Sally Tanner of Bountiful, Utah, and Clelen and Carol Tanner of Danville, Cali.
The bride currently attends Texas Tech University.
The groom is the son of Gregory and Beverly Tanner of Kingswood, Texas.
He is the grandson of Roy and LouWanna Brown of Georgetown, Texas, Ed and Bonnie Carter of Houston, Texas and Harvey and Lucille Williams of Yazoo City.
John Fossum, son of astronaut Mike Fossum who recently returned from a two-month stay on the Russian and United States of America space station, served as Best Man.
Selby Adam and Ashley Selby of Baytown, Texas announce the birth of their daughter, Tinsley Kay Selby on December 21, 2012.
She weighed seven pounds, nine ounces and measured 19 ¾ inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Jack and Donna Bridgers of Yazoo City and Tim and Cindy Luby of Brandon.
Maternal great grandparents are Mary Archer of Cruger, Helen Luby of Benton and Wallace and Berney Davis of Yazoo City.
Paternal grandparents are Halbert Selby and the late Dorthy Selby of Bentonia.
Also welcoming the new arrival are brother Mabry and sisters Zoe Grace and Hallie Pate.
The couple was formally of Yazoo City.