Mr. and Mrs. Peter BouckMr. and Mrs. Ernest Paul Thomas Jr. are happy to announce the marriage of their daughter, Libbie Clark Thomas to Mr. Peter Livingston Bouck of Memphis, Tennessee.
She is the granddaughter of Mrs. Peggy McCann Coleman and the late Mr. Clark Wesley Coleman Jr. of Yazoo City and the late Mr. and Mrs. Ernest Paul Thomas of Yazoo City.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Arthur Livingston Bouck of Memphis, TN and the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Norman Luiken of Huxley, Iowa and Col. (Ret.) Theodore Livingston Bouck of Los Angeles, California and the late Virginia Okell Bouck.
The bride is an honor graduate of Manchester Academy and then earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Kinesiology from Mississippi State University, where she graduated magna cum laude. While attending Mississippi State, she was a member of Chi Omega Sorority. After graduation, she was a campus intern with Reformed University Fellowship at the University of Virginia and now lives in Memphis.
The groom was a graduate of Westminster Academy in Memphis before earning a Bachelor's of Arts in Plan II Honors and History from the University of Texas at Austin, where he graduated with honors. Upon graduation, he was awarded a Fulbright grant to teach English in Malta. He is currently a Latin teacher at the Collegiate School of Memphis.
The couple were married today on September 8 at First Evangelical Church in Memphis.
Miss Stacia Gore and Houston ColemanMr. and Mrs. William Glenn Gore of Camden announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Stacia Michelle Gore to Houston Blake Coleman, son of Mr. and Mrs. William King Coleman of Benton.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Mary Nell Gore of Pickens and the late Mr. William Ralph Gore, Mr. and Mrs. Kenneth Livingston of Hartselle, Ala. and Mr. and Mrs. John Curtis of Somerville, Ala. She is the great granddaughter of Mrs. Alice Genelle Cain of Camden and the late Mr. Walter Melvin Cain.
Miss Gore is a graduate of Canton Academy and Holmes Community College. She is employed by Highland Endodontics and Walmart Pharmacy.
The prospective groom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Cecil Coleman of Bentonia, Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Sanford of Yazoo City and Mr. and Mrs. Houston Ward of Benton.
Mr. Coleman is a graduate of Benton Academy and Holmes Community College. He is employed by the Federal Bureau of Prisons.
The couple will be married on October 13, 2012 at the First Baptist Church in Canton. Reverend Walter Hughley, will officiate the double ring ceremony.
A reception will follow at the Bellevue Clubhouse at Lake Caroline.
Following the wedding the couple will reside in Madison.
Lashell Steward was recently awarded “The Most Dedicated Affiliate” for the Yazoo chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Mississippi. Special to The Herald
Lashell Steward recently accepted “The Most Dedicated Affiliate” award for the Yazoo County Affiliate Chapter of the National Alliance on Mental Illness of Mississippi.
The award was given at the 2012 NAMI State Conference in Jackson.
The NAMI is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. NAMI advocates for equal access to mental health services and treatment, increased emphasis on research and improved support systems for the mentally ill and their families.
The organization is steadfast in its commitment towards raising awareness and building a community of hope for all those in need.
The Yazoo Affiliate supports NAMI by sponsoring an on-going class about mental illness called NAMI Basics and providing a meeting location and support to the local NAMI Family Support Group, which meets on the Warren-Yazoo Mental Health Complex.
Steward is a certified peer specialist, NAMI Basic Instructor and a trained support group facilitator.
She works in conjunction with Sheila McGraw, family to family instructor, and Beverly Pettigrew, certified peer specialist, in co-teaching and leading these programs.
Miss Elysia Nicole Helton and Ramon Jordan Jackson IIIMr. and Mrs. A.G. Helton Sr. of Yazoo City announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Elysia Nicole Helton, to Ramon Jordan Jackson III, son of Mr. and Mrs. Ray Jackson Jr. of Gulfport.
The bride-elect is the granddaughter of Mr. and Mrs. Kennith Helton of Yazoo City and Mr. and Mrs. Jimmie Eichelberger Sr. of Morton.
She is a graduate of Manchester Academy in Yazoo City. She attended Mississippi College, where she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Nursing, graduating cum laude. She also attended Samford University, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Interior Design, graduating cum laude.
She was a member of Chi Omega Sorority at Samford University and is also a member of Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Honor Society.
She is currently employed as a registered nurse at St. Dominics Hospital in Jackson.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mr. and Mrs. Ramon Jackson Sr. of Kosciusko, Mrs. Margery Meriwether Milhas of Long Beach and the late Mr. Fernand John Milhas Jr.
He graduated from the University of Southern Mississippi, where he earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Architectural Engineering. He also attended Mississippi College, where he earned a Master of Science in Biology, Medical Sciences.
He was a member of Sigma Chi Fraternity at Southern Mississippi. He was also a member of the Biological Honor Society and the Alpha Epsilon Delta Honor Society at Mississippi College.
He is currently employed at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson.
The couple will be married on September 29, 2012 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Yazoo City.
Rev. David Bryant, pastor of First Baptist Church of Yazoo City, and Dr. Doug Broome, former pastor of First Baptist Church in Yazoo City, will officiate the double ring ceremony.
A reception will follow at the home of the bride.
Friends and relatives are invited to attend.
Mike Walton and April Ketchum of Yazoo City are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Aubree Paige Walton, on August 22, 2012 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Aubree weighed seven pounds, nine ounces and measured 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Butch and Kim Ketchum.
Paternal grandparents are Bo and Betty Walton.
Also welcoming the new arrival is big sister Makenzie Hancock.