Miss Elizabeth HolmanMr. and Mrs. George Holman of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Elizabeth, of Madison, to Berkeley Bush, of Montgomery, Ala.
He is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Robert Bush, formerly of Yazoo City.
Their wedding will be Saturday, March 9, at 3:00 in the afternoon at Highlands Presbyterian church in Ridgeland.
All friends are warmly invited to join this celebration.
McCoy Elementary School would like to congratulate the top Accelerated Reader point earners for September, October, and November. Pictured on from left is Rakayla Rankin,who was the top point scorer in the school in both October and November and Ecclecius Nelson, who was the top point scorer for September. Congratulations on a wonderful job and keep reading.
The Lintonia Garden Club recently held its meeting with Donna Yowell, executive director of the Mississippi Urban Forest Council. Pictured from left are guest Courtney Helfrich, hostess Robbie Montgomery and speaker Yowell. Special to The Herald
The Lintonia Garden Club met on Jan. 23 in the Public Service Commission boardroom.
Dr. Elousie Upchurch presided. Reports were given on the Christmas Garden Therapy project and the Ricks Library display. Upcoming Arbor Day activities were discussed.
Donna Yowell, Executive Director of the Mississippi Urban Forest Council, presented a program about the benefits of using trees in a community. She explained that the mission of the council is to foster and promote proper management of community forests by providing education, technical assistance and training to organizations or communities.
She also presented the club with a directory of environmental resources and available grants.
Robbie Montgomery, hostess for January, served a variety of delicious snacks after the meeting.
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The Yazoo County Extension Service office will host Annie’s Project, an 18-hour course for women farmers and ranchers, beginning on Feb.16.
Annie’s Project is an educational program dedicated to strengthen the roles of women in the modern farm enterprise. It is based on the experiences of Annie, a young wife who made it her goal to work with her husband to make their farm successful.
The series is designed for farm women with a passion for business and involvement and a desire to increase knowledge and skills. Participants in the five weekly sessions will learn about estate planning, business plans, financial records, marketing, federal resources, and other topics. Each session will include a meal and time for networking with others with similar interests.
Meetings will take place at the Yazoo County Extension Service office located at 212 East Broadway Street, Yazoo City, on the 3rd Floor of the County Office Building.
An enrollment fee of $25 includes registration for the Mississippi Women for Agriculture Annual Conference in Raymond on February 28.
For more details about dates, times and how to register, contact Brenda Milner by email at
or by phone at 662-746-2453.
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The 34th Annual Run Thru History 10K Run, 5K Walk and 1-Mile Fun Run, presented by the Vicksburg YMCA, will be held on March 2 in the Vicksburg National Military Park.
Race begins at 8:30 a.m. and ends at the host hotel, The Battlefield Inn.
Register at www.runthruhistory.org or call the YMCA at 601-638-1071.