Cindy Gates and Eric Roberts of Yazoo City are proud to announce the birth of their son, Eric Andrew Roberts Jr., on March 27, 2013 at St. Dominic Hospital in Jackson.
Eric weighed six pounds, one ounce and measured 20 inches long.
Maternal grandparents are Bobbie Gates of Yazoo City and Larry Calvin of Ridgeland.
Paternal grandparents are Mary and Tinsley Davis of Louise.
Also welcoming the new arrival are his four sisters and three brothers.
The Yazoo Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution held a joint meeting with the Iklana NSDAR. The following Yazoo Chapter members who attended are pictured from left, back row, Ava Hale, JoDale Merrill, Delaine Stoner, Vay McGraw, Marsha Williams, and Sue Patterson; front row, Janet L. Whittington, JoAnne Collins, Priscilla Harper, and Montine Bond.Special to The Herald
The Yazoo Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently met with Iklana Chapter NSDAR at the First United Methodist Church in Belzoni.
Following the DAR Ritual and Iklana’s reports and business meeting, Yazoo Chapter conducted their business meeting electing their three voting delegates and three alternate voting delegates to National Congress in Washington, D.C. this June.
The speaker, Sacey Joiner, was from Sta-Home Health and Hospice. He spoke on “How to Care for an Alzheimer’s Patient” and the many options and programs available for the patient and the family members.
Sta-Home gave each member present a Sta-Home Saint and Sinners Cookbook.
After the program all the members adjourned to the home of Rose Marie Turner for fellowship and delicious refreshments.
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Air National Guard Airman 1st Class DeVirris J. Powell graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base, San Antonio, Texas.
The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, and basic warfare principles and skills.
Airmen who complete basic training earn four credits toward an associate in applied science degree through the Community College of the Air Force.
DeVirris is the son of Eddie Powell of Tchula and Angela Granderson of Dover Road, Bentonia.
He is a 2005 graduate of Yazoo City High School.
The Lucky Ladies Book Club recently took a tour in Yazoo City after studying Willie Morris.Special to The Herald
The Lucky Ladies Book Club from Jackson, Flora, Madison, and Ridgeland, having read a series of books by Willie Morris, toured his home places in Yazoo City on March 26.
They began with lunch at Tom’s on Main, then went to the library, where John Ellzey told them of Main Street School, the Sam B. Olden Historical Museum, and the new Haley Barbour Room.
Afterward, they went to Glenwood Cemetery to hear Vay Barbour McGraw tell of the Witch of Yazoo. She was accompanied by Charles Carlisle.
They were very enthusiastic about the places made familiar to them by Willie Morris in his descriptions of Yazoo City and said the hospitality here was unsurpassed.
Miss Jen Donovan and Jamie Guthrie Jr. Jack and Diane Donovan of Long Beach are proud to announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Lynne Donovan, to James Thomas Guthrie Jr., son of Tommy and Dana Guthrie of Yazoo City.
The bride elect is the granddaughter of Mrs. Lillian Donovan.
Miss Donovan attended Long Beach High School, as well as Mississippi State University, where she will receive her Bachelor’s Degree of Music Education in May of this year. She is a member of MSU Delta Delta Delta Sorority, of which she served as President in 2012.
The prospective bridegroom is the grandson of Mrs. Robert Guthrie, and Mr. and Mrs. Paul Cassibry.
Mr. Guthrie attended Manchester Academy, as well as Mississippi State University, where he earned his Bachelor’s Degree of Science in Psychology. He is currently a Community Support Services Specialist at Singing River Services in Gautier.
The couple will exchange vows on May 18, 2013 at six o’clock in the evening at the Donovan home in Long Beach. Dr. Rodney Fisher, pastor of Shepherd’s Way Church in Long Beach, will officiate the ceremony.
A reception will follow at the home of Jack and Diane Donovan in Long Beach.