The Four Seasons Garden Club recently held its monthly meeting. Donna Beliech, a horticulturist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, gave an informative program on pruning. Pictured from the left are co-hostess Pam Hibbard, Beliech, co-hostess Linda Ketchum and hostess Patsy Peaster.
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Members of the Four Seasons Garden Club were eager to learn about pruning, one of the least understood practices of landscape maintenance.
Donna Beliech, a horticulturist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service, presented an informative program at the garden club’s October meeting in the home of Patsy Peaster.
During the meeting, president Jeanne Santmyer announced that the club also won several awards from the Garden Clubs of Mississippi.
The club earned a Certificate of Merit for its Arbor Day Program, Community Service, Publicity and Environmental Awareness. The club earned a Certificate of Appreciation for contributions to the Governor’s Mansion Landscape Fund, Garden Clubs of Mississippi Scholarships and State Headquarters Endowment Fund.
Members also enjoyed a delicious apple dessert with refreshments.
Co-hostesses were Pam Hibbard and Linda Ketchum.
Miss Sarabeth Soday and Edward Douglas HudsonMike and Renee Buford of Yazoo City and Denver Soday of Jackson announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarabeth Soday, to Edward Douglas Hudson, son of Keith and Belinda Hudson of Yazoo City.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Jeanette and the late Albert Soday of Thomasville, Ga. and John and Catherine Rivers of Ellisville.
Miss Soday is a 2006 graduate of Yazoo County High School and a 2008 graduate of Holmes Community College. She earned a Bachelor of Arts and Sciences from Mississippi State University, with a major in Communications and a minor in English. She also graduated Magna Cum Laude.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Lois Stedman and Bobby and Eva Basford, all of Nashville.
He is a 2006 graduate of Manchester Academy and a 2008 graduate of Holmes Community College. He earned a Bachelor degree in Computer Engineering from Mississippi State University.
He is will work with Triton in Gulfport after his graduating in December.
The couple will be married on October 27, 2012 at 3:30 p.m. in the Chapel on the Hill on the Goodman campus of Holmes Community College.
Pastor Ian Richardson, of First Baptist Church in Madison, will officiate the double ring ceremony.
A reception will follow at the Yazoo Country Club.
All family and friends are invited to attend.
Mary Hampton MorrisonThe Yazoo Herald
The Cirlot Agency is proud to announce Mary Hampton Morrison has joined the Agency as Public Relations Strategist.
Previously, she worked with Dynomighty Design, based in Brooklyn, NY, as a Consumer Insights Researcher and Strategist.
She also worked with the Literacy Council of West Alabama as a Recruitment Strategist with a focus on fundraising and volunteer recruitment.
Morrison graduated with honors and earned a master’s degree in advertising and public relations from The University of Alabama.
A native of Yazoo City, Morrison graduated magna cum laude from Mississippi State University with a degree in communication with an emphasis in public relations and a minor in marketing.
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University of Mississippi freshman Mary Moses Hitt of Yazoo City has been recognized for her leadership potential with membership in the Chancellor’s Leadership Class. Hitt graduated from Manchester Academy.
To become members of the class, entering freshmen demonstrating strong leadership skills are nominated by an official at their high school and selected by a university committee. They receive a $1,000 scholarship and meet for an hour each week with professionals from different fields, who share with them tips about their leadership styles and career paths.
Each year, the students are guests at several social functions hosted by the chancellor, and they take a field trip to Jackson, where they tour the Capitol and visit with state leaders.
The Yazoo Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently held its first meeting of the new year. Pictured from left are JoAnne Collins, Jodale Merrill, Gloria Adcock, Delaine Stoner, Vay G. McGraw, Sue Patterson, Wendy Cartwright, Montine Bond, Sarastelle Sigrest and Priscilla Harper. Not pictured is Ava Hale. Special to The Herald
The Yazoo Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held its first meeting of the 2012-2013 year in the home of Gloria Adcock on September 20, 2012 at 2 p.m. The meeting was the occasion of the Annual Meeting of Yazoo Chapter.
The meeting was conducted by JoAnne G. Collins Yazoo Chapter Regent.
Following the Ritual, Pledge of Allegiance, American’s Creed and the singing of the Star Spangled Banner, the business meeting was held. Dues were paid, and the 2012-2013 yearbooks were passed out to the members. Ava Hale, Chairman of the Yearbooks, was thanked for getting them ready to be printed .
Items discussed were the Fall Pilgrimage held in Natchez September 27-Oct. 14; Rosalie Candlelight and Rosalie Day at the MSSDAR owned Rosalie Mansion in Natchez on Oct. 16-17; and the Girl Scouts of the USA 100th Anniversary event planned for Oct. 7.
Priscilla Harper presented a program on the National DAR Congress held in Washington, D.C., where MSSDAR State Regent Janet Looney Whittington represented Mississippi. This was followed by refreshments provided by the hostesses Gloria Adcock, Janet Looney Whittington and Sharon Smith.
The next meeting will be held on Oct. 18, 2012 in the home of Montine Bond at 2p.m. Members are asked to bring items for a female and male in the military serving overseas. Boxes will be packed and sent to these Patriots.
Members are also encouraged to bring labels for education which are sent to the Kate Duncan Smith DAR supported school for school supplies.