Miss Kimberly Harper and Jason KerrMr. and Mrs. Tommy R. Harper of Yazoo City announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Kimberly Rayna Harper, to Mr. Jason Thomas Kerr of Rolling Fork, son of J.T, Kerr Jr. and Kay Kerr of Mayersville.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of the late Mr. E.D. Harper and the late Mrs. Inez Allread of Isola, the late Mr. William Tolliver Stanford and Marcell Stanford of Yazoo City.
Miss Harper, a graduate of Manchester Academy in Yazoo City, also earned a degree in Radiology with a specialization in Nuclear Medicine from the University of Mississippi Medical Center. She is currently employed as a nuclear medicine tech at River Region Medical Center in Vicksburg.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. John Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Kerr of Tallula and the late Mr. Murry Lawrence Martin and Mary Lou Martin of Utica.
He is a graduate of Sharkey-Issaquena Academy in Rolling Fork, and Mississippi Delta Community College with a degree in Industrial Electrity.
The couple will exchange vows in a small, private family wedding at Valewood Plantation on Saturday, September 22.
Family and friends are invited to the following reception at 6:30 p.m. in the evening at Fitler Farms.
Miss Jamie King and Randy ReeceMr. and Mrs. Jim King of Benton announce the engagement of their daughter, Jamie Leigh King, to Randy Blake Reece, son of Randy and Marilyn Reece also of Benton.
The future bride graduated from Mississippi Delta Community College with a Bachelor of Nursing degree. She is employed as a Registered Nurse for Sta-home Health & Hospice.
The future groom received a Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical Engineering from Mississippi State University. He is employed as a Mechanical Engineer for Sanders Engineering.
The couple will exchange vows on September 22 at 7p.m. at the bride’s parent’s home.
Family and friends are all invited to attend.
Former Yazoo City resident Macie Johnson was honored for her service with the Mississippi Department of Employment Security. She is pictured with Mark Henry, executive director of MDES.Special to The Herald
Former Yazoo City resident Macie Johnson was recently honored by Executive Director Mark Henry of the Mississippi Department of Employment Security with a Service Award Pin given in recognition of her achievements and dedicated service to the people of Mississippi.
Johnson has spent the past 14 years at the agency’s state office serving as a Security Aide in the Data Processing department and as an Administrative Assistant in the Information Systems and Customer Operations Support departments.
“We want to show our appreciation to these employees who work hard every day to help Mississippians get jobs in these challenging economic times,” said Henry.
Through 55 WIN Job Centers, two call centers, and the department’s website, MDES provides convenient, one-stop services to businesses looking for skilled qualified workers and to people looking for good jobs.
The agency also assists individuals with job training so that they will be better prepared for work. In addition, the department pays unemployment compensation to Mississippians who have lost their jobs through no fault of their own.
For more information about MDES services, visit www.mdes.ms.gov or call 1-888-844-3577.
Soldiers from the Tupelo-based Headquarters Company, 155th Armored Brigade Combat Team, proudly display their challenge coins presented by the brigade commander and command sergeant major for outstanding performance during the unit's 2012 annual training at Camp Shelby. Pictured from left, front row, are Staff Sgt. Floyd S. Melton, Tupelo; Sgt. Kristopher B. House, Monticello; Sgt. Christian J. Epps, Ashland; Spc. Brittney A. Perkins, Columbus; Spc. LieAndrea K. Lewis, Indianola; Spc. Steven K. Estes, Boonville; (back) Sgt. Michael K. Reed, Olive Branch; Spc. Christopher C. Williams, Yazoo City; Col. John Rhodes, commander; Command Sgt. Maj. Ron Coleman; Sgt. Brandon L. Barnes, Collierville, Tenn.; and Staff Sgt. Michael L. Brown, Union.
Miss Brittany Moulder and Sean EcholsDennis and Brenda Moulder announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Brittany Corley Moulder, to Patrick Sean Echols, son of the late Larry and Judy Echols.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Don Kieffer of Shalimar, Fla., Mr. and Mrs. Leroy Corley Jr. of Bailey, Mr. and Mrs. Glenn Patterson of Yazoo City, Mrs. Carolyn Moulder of Pearl and the late John Moulder.
She is a graduate of Terry High School. She is employed as a teller at BankPlus.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. Lelar Cox of Blackhawk.
He is a graduate of Benton Academy. He is employed as a deputy with the Yazoo County Sheriff’s Department.
The couple will be married on October 20, 2012 at 4 p.m. in Sparta, Mo.