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The Woodville Republican

Mississippi's Oldest Newspaper 

Established 1824

Thursday, August 17,  2000

Front Page Head Lines 

Hurst Named MPSA " Coach of the Year"

Dolan Waller Named New WCCC Warden

Four Sentenced in Sixth District Court

County Unemployment up for June

Supervisors Vote to Buy Modular Jail

DA Harper Warns Public About Nigerian Scam

" The letter and everything about it is a scam, " said Harper

The letter offers people 25 percent of $21.6 million in exchange for funding and for acting as a contract beneficiary for the money. 

" I just want to make sure that everybody out there is aware of it, " Harper stressed

Eddie Walker,  an investigator with the DA's office, said "They'll never see a penny of it again," 


Felter and Olive

The engagement and forthcoming marriage of Miss Kelly Suzzanne Felter, to Mr. Scott Manio Olive is this week being announced by her parents, Mrs. Carolyn R. Davis of Crosby and Mr. William W. Felter of Woodville. The prospective bridegroom is the son of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Searcy Olive, Jr., of Woodville. The couple plan to marry on Saturday, the thirteenth of September, in a half past six o'clock ceremony at the Woodville Baptist Church


Amy Leigh Bankston and Joseph Christian Carter

were married in a sex o'clock ceremony on Saturday evening, the seventeenth of June, at the Centreville United Methodist Church.  The Reverend Willis Cochran officiated. 



Thomas D. Day;    Funeral services for Thomas D. Day, 82-year-old resident of Crosby, were held at 11:00am on Wednesday, August 9, 2000, at the Crosby Baptist Church.

Thomas Felter, Jr.;  Funeral services for Thomas Felter, Jr. 70-year -old resident of Woodville, were held at 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 16, 2000, at Pioneer Baptist Church.

Richard W. Gaines;  Funeral services for Richard W. Gaines, 69, of Avondale, La., were held at 11:00am at the Second ST. John Missionary Baptist Church in Avondale.

Myona J. Kirkland;  Funeral services for Myona Jones Kirkland, 81-year-old lifelong resident of Centreville, were held at 10:00am on Wednesday, August 16, 2000, at the Newman Funeral Home Chapel in Centreville.

Essie B. Lanus;  Funeral services for Essie B. Lanus, 46-year-old resident of Woodville, who died on Thursday, August 3, 2000, at the University Medical Center in Jackson, were held at noon on Saturday, August 12, 2000, at St. Luke No. 2 Baptist Church.

Clyde B. Leake;  Funeral services for Clyde B. Leake, 66-year-old resident of Liberty, were held at 11:00am on Saturday, August 5, 2000, at the Liberty Baptist Church. 

Mary K. Mc Manus; Funeral service for  Mary Katherine McManus, 71, of Smithdale, who died on Tuesday, August 8, 2000, in Smithdale, were held on Friday, August 11, 2000, at 2:00pm at Laird Funeral Home Chapel in Natchez.



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