Lintonia Garden Club, an affiliate of National Garden Clubs Inc., Deep South Region and The Garden Clubs of Mississippi Inc. conducted a flower arranging class on April 11 at Manchester Academy. Seventeen eighth graders spent an hour designing an arrangement of fresh spring flowers. Garden club members donated an assortment of greenery. Mabel George of Yazoo Florist donated the fresh flowers, and K.K. Hill donated the containers. Pictured from left, seated are Malaina Womble, Mari Bess Carter, Maggie Peaster, Abigale Warren, Hannah James, Gabby Merrell, and Margaret Dent; standing, Gracie Wells, Lauren Morrissey, Suzanne King, Nettie Taylor Barbour, Amber Porter, Carly Hicks, Erin Kight, Macey Druey and Libbi Kyle Ragland. Not pictured is Sarah Selby Goodman.
Harmons welcome Makennzie
Kenneth and Mable Harmon of Vaughan are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Makennzie Harmon, on May 15, 2013 at Baptist Medical Center in Jackson.
Maternal grandparent is Onice Johnson of Lexington.
Paternal grandparents are Charlie and Doris Morton Sr. of Vaughan.
Za’Melia Ruth-Grace Cathey debuts
Britney White and Thadeus Cathey of Yazoo City are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Za’Melia Ruth-Grace Cathey, on May 23, 2013 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Za’Melia weighed six pounds, eight ounces and measured 19 and a half inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Ronda Kay Tate and Curtis White.
Paternal grandparents are Wendi Cathey and Henry Thomas.
Also welcoming Za’Melia are big brother Jaylyn White and big sister Olivia Cathey.
Benton Academy’s Kathryn Dooley was recently presented the Daughters of the American Revolution Good Citizens Award by chapter vice regent JoAnne Collins.Special to The Herald
JoAnne Collins, Yazoo Chapter Vice Regent, recently presented Kathryn Hamel Dooly the Daughters of the American Revolution’s Good Citizens Award for Benton Academy.
The award includes a Good Citizens Pin, certificate and wallet card.
Kathryn is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. David Dooley.
The DAR Good Citizens Award is based on dependability, leadership, patriotism, community service, activities and academics. Only one senior from each high school may be chosen.
The following are some of Kathryn’s accomplishments while in high school: her senior year, she was president of the Honor Society and Student Council, Homecoming Queen, and Vice-President of the Sr. Class; a member of the 4-H Horse Hippology Team and 4-H exhibitor of swine, lambs, and horses; cheerleader and track team for six years; and numerous academic awards in English, Algebra, Chemistry, American History, Spanish, and Sociology; member of St. Mary’s Catholic Youth Organization and member of Fellowship of Christian Athletes; and volunteered at Manna House, Martha Coker Nursing Home and Stew Pot Ministries.
Kathryn plans to attend Mississippi State University, majoring in biochemistry and pursuing a career in the medical field.
Miss Mary Hampton Morrison and James Greenlee NicholasMr. and Mrs. James Wayne Morrison of Yazoo City announce the engagement of their daughter, Mary Hampton Morrison, to James Greenlee Nicholas of Jackson, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Mark Nicholas of Sandhill.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. Charlie Wade Burns Sr. and the late Mary Ann Burns of Benton, and the late Mr. and Mrs. Bonnie Lee Morrison of Yazoo City.
Miss Morrison is a graduate of Manchester Academy, and graduated from Mississippi State University with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication. At MSU, she served as Kappa Delta Sorority President and a Roadrunner student recruiter.
Miss Morrison received her Master of Arts in Advertising and Public Relations from The University of Alabama. She is a Public Relations Strategist at The Cirlot Agency in Flowood.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Calvin Greenlee of Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Donald Eugene Nicholas of Sandhill.
Mr. Nicholas is a graduate of Jackson Preparatory School. He graduated from Mississippi State University earning a Bachelor of Business Administration degree in Real Estate and Finance.
Mr. Nicholas served as Treasurer of the Kappa Sigma Fraternity and was involved in Reformed University Fellowship.
Mr. Nicholas works as a loan officer with Southern Ag Credit in Ridgeland.
The couple will exchange vows on June 22, 2013 at 6:30 p.m. at First Presbyterian Church in Yazoo City. Pastor David Gilbert, of Second Presbyterian Church, will be officiating the ceremony.
The Lintonia Garden Club invites the public to join them in celebrating National Garden Week on June 2-8. Enjoy the plants and flowers visit Ricks Memorial Library to see the club’s poster and find out some of the things they do during the year. They are affiliated with the National Garden Clubs Inc., Deep South Region, The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc., River Road District. Pictured from left are the members of Lintonia Garden Club who participated in the planning and making the poster, Marietta Wilkinson, Donna Powell; seated, Dot Weeks, Ruby Gilliam; Dianne Collins and Elouise Upchurch.