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"7 ', , Page 6 Stone CountYEnterprise .................... Wednesday, .March !.7., .2010 COM00 IUNITY 5 yr old follows in his dad's footsteps. After cheering his dad on in many races, Manning Moody ran his first 1 mile race in the St. Patrick's Day 1 mile and/or 5k Run/Walk on March 13th in Biloxi. Manning ran 1 mile in 9 mins and 5 sec, never stopping. He received 1st place in the 9 and under age group VFW announces National Voice of Democracy winners The winners of the VFW and Ladies Auxilia, spon- sored Voice of Democracy (VOD) audio-essay compe- tition and the Patriot's Pen essay competition were announced late yesterday afternoon during the VF National Legislative/Voice of Democracy/Senior Vice Commander Meeting in Washington, D.C. The VOD program cele- brated its 63rd year with this year's theme, "Does America Still Have Heroes?" The first place winner, Madison Mullen, sponsored by Post 3297 out of Delaware, Ohio, received an all-expense- paid trip to Washington, D.C., where she was pre- sented with the T. C. Sdman Memorial Scholarship Award in the amount of $30,000. All other state winners received at least a $1,ooo college scholarship. Pearl Ugwu-Dike, a jun- ior at Sacred Heart School, is the recipient of the $1,ooo Department of Mississippi VFW and Ladies Auxiliary Bernard McClelland Memorial Scholarship Award. She was sponsored by VFW Post 3036 and Ladies Auxiliary in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. ,lust over 50,000 stu- , dents participated in this year's competition. The Patriot's Pen pro- gram is designed to foster patriotism by allowing stu- dents the opportunity to express their opinions on democracy based on an annual theme, this year's being, "When is the Right Time to Honor Our Military." Heroes?" The first place winner, Abigail Barnard, sponsored by Post 7385 out of Mesquite, Nevada, received an all- expense-paid trip to Washington, D.C., where she received a $1o,ooo savings bond and trophy during a special luncheon. The Department of Mississippi's winner, Kelsey Ashley, a 6th grade student, sponsored by VFW Post 3036 and Ladies Auxiliary, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, placed 25th out of fifty-four finalists and will receive the $1,ooo Joseph A. Scerra Memorial Award (Dept. of Massachusetts) U.S. Savings Bond. The Bobby E. Griffin Memorial VFW Post ")7o6 and Ladies Auxiliary of Wiggins wishes to say thank you to the teachers of Stone Middle School who had 666 students who participated in the 2009- zorn Patriot's Pen essay writing. Also, thank you to the teachers of Stone High School who had seven loth graders who participated in the audio- essay competition. The 9om-2Oll Voice of Democracy theme is "Does My Generation Have a Role in America's Future?" The theme for Patriot's Pen is "Does Patriotism Still Matter?" Ask your teacher for more information and a pamphlet for next school year! Off News P s Subscribe to the Stone CoUnty Enterprise and save! Stone County residrRscan save $14.00 per year off the news stand price. Start saving today. Mail the form below and your check for $25.00 or CALL 601-928-4802 and charge it to your credit card. Flmniumluuninmninmninlnuonmmln iunnnnnnnmuuuinnluinnlmmn i Yes I want to subscribe, I : and save! : , 1 I Name: I | " . I Address, I I City: i State__ Zip I Phone : Mail to: , : : _ 00tone Coun00 Cnterprt00e_ : I i!ii- P. 0 box 157 i I u ;: Wiggins, Ms 39577  I LIIIIIIIII iii i iii ii iii ii d Ruby M. Willis Isaacs (center) is the only remaining child of John Willis. She is pictured with Johnnie B. Muidren, second genera- tion; Pamelia M. Wilson, third generation; Nictika V. Slaton, fourth generation; and Tiara D. McDonald, fifth generation. your engagement and wedding in the Stone County Enterprise, it's easy and there is never a charge! Just stop by our office at 143 First St, Wiggins, pick up one of our wedding packets, then fill it out and return it with a picture and we will take care of the rest. (Baby announcements and anniversaries are also excepted). 6RI||LY SMOKELESS SALE e e u!t   End of Winter Blowout $1.99 Per Can When vmi m [Sale good tlani 03/31/101 OFF owo.._,,,,,,, Loeatodlt Ma rt Wiggins ] t Ti' Pl   i' I 1 ID i* I, 111 t I11  # i I t.II[t 1"!1 I |  1 I It 1 IMR, I It kl"; 1111 a  t.1 e] I D 1 ill l [ all [ ."l M i lII t-k111 K [illll g I I 1* [ r, iV i I I I lli]l Idit [t1 I1 lab