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July 11, 2012 LOCAL I STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE 3 Betty Harrison continued from front Betty Lou Harrison; 74 of Wiggins, died Sat., July 7, 2012 at her residence. Mrs. Harrison was a member of the Jehovah's Witness Congregation and a nurse's aide. Her par- ents; daughter, Tonay Renee Harrison; son, John Willis Harrison; and numerous brothers and sisters preceded her in death. Survivors include her husband, Robert Louis Harrison Sr. of Wiggins; three sons, Robert Louis (Brenda) Harrison Jr of Jackson, Tenn., Tommy Lee Harrison of Wiggins and Roger Willis Harrison of Wiggins; seven grand- children; and eight great grandchildren. Services will be held at loam, Wed., July 12 in the chapel of Moore Funeral Home, Wiggins. Interment will follow in Wiggins City Cemetery. Moore Funeral Home in Wiggins is in charge of arrangements. Memories may be shared at www.moorefuner- Tommy Buckley sug- gested Rose sell a chronometer which had belonged to her father. A jeweler, Rose : Buckley's father had the chronometer, a ship's • clock, sitting on his desk and she had kept it on her own desk for years. As the contestants looked on, the Buckleys engaged in some bar- gaining of their own. "I told him I'd sell the clock if he'd let me buy another miniature horse," Rose Buckley said. "He said he'd let me have half of the $450 and I sold the clock." Cooper, the producer, called a few weeks later and told Rose Bucldey continued from front inch minimum had been incorrect and Hemphill had offered to move on-site dirt to cap the field to achieve the necessary depth. Authority members, however, continued to insist the original con- tract must be met. "Talking to you guys (authority members) and talking to the engi- neers, trenching it and getting it to 18 inches seems to be the best answer and that's what we want to do," said Bo Wigley, a repr0sentative 0f Hempli ll. ' He told the authority the job would likely take six months and the facil- ity would still be able to treat wastewater confing in. The company will trench near where exist- ing tubing was laid and it will install all new tubing and not attempt to salvage existing prod- uct. "I appreciate your stepping up to the table and making things right," said authority member Damian McKay. "Your reputa- tion is good with us, at least with me." McKay and Randy Williams, who both rep- resent the City of Wiggins on the authori- ty, had been very vocal about their stance that the tubing needed to be laid to the specified depth. "The taxpayers of this county were handed an 228-669-10()4 D, nimal Care Clinic 'OU~ PD'. THE~ HEALTH, OUR PASSI(~I, Warren Martin, DVM M.W,F. 7:30-5pm T. Ill 7:30-6pm untested system and it said that had been done, made no sense to allow and done well, in this part of the installation instance. to not meet specifica- David Morgan of tions," Williams said, Geoflow, the company Wigley said redoing which designed and the job was simply the manufactured the drip right thing to do. tubing, also told the "The bottom line is I authority problems with don't think the board check valves had been would've ever been con- diagnosed and correct- vinced or satisfied oth- ed. erwise," he said. "We Apparently, construe- wanted closure on this tion debris had entered job and this seemed like the lines and was caus- the best way to achieve ing the check valves to that. " fail. McKay reiterated his The lines were flushed position,that the author- - nnd blow out valves ity'S No. I job was t0 '" were installed,and the look out for the best valves appear to be interests of the citizens operating normally. of Stone County and he BRADFORD- O'KEEFE FUNERAL HOMES Robert Wayne Lott Cremation • Veteran Information Home Health Care • Life Insurance WWW.REEDSMETALS.COH and Pre-Engineered Building Manufacturer 601-528-9993 625 Fairgrounds Rd. Wiggins, Miss. need to ! i i ,, I .... "~ Stop by the Stone Count), Enterprise at 143 First Street/ We II send it for you/ Commercial and Industrial Order Today...Pick Up Todayl We Also Delived Serving 6 statesl Contractors Welcomel she thought she would be pleased with the out- come of the episode. "She said, 'I cannot tell you who won, but you're going to be so sur- prised.' and I just can't wait to see what hap- pens," Rose Buckle), said. The show is scheduled to air in six episodes with the first tonight at 9 p:m. The History Channel. The episode featuring the Buckleys is sched- uled to air July- 25. Cooper said she had become fast friends with the Buckleys and could- n't believe the gracious way they had opened their home to complete strangers. "They really are the just inviting them in epitome of southern your home? hospitality," she said. "If you tried that here "Can you imagine open- in New York, well, ing your door and seeing there's no telling how it a camera crew and then would turn out." Presented by the Bank of Wiggins Serving you since 916 Compiled by Charlotte Wippler ( All information for Looking Backis taken as it originally appeared) i[ ] ]1[11]]] Years Ago From the Wednesday, July m, aoo2 issue of the Stone County Enterprise. • A 28 year-old man from Poplarville drowned on the 4th of July in an accident at the Flint Creek Water Park • Picture: 5,400 spectators attended the annual July 4th Fun Day and fireworks at Flint Creek, where the Burea, chapter sentinel. It was accepted by Carl Baxter. - Assistant Coach Robert Mclnnis, of USM basketball was the guest speak- er at the Wiggins Rotary Club meet- ing - Picture: Wiggins Mayor Ferris O'Neal, welcomed back Deep Sea Fishing Rodeo pageant Queen win- ner Chris Carpenter, and alter- Stone County Chamber members Robe @n, b.0fl girls displays at the pavilion and gave "f~ ' ~"!:e:fr~"W, iggins:~l~,/ie~ag~ant was | away door prizes every thirty rain- held n Biloxi. # I utes accompnaied to music provided = * Picture: Elder a id Mrs. R.D. Bond by CG-AM and WXAB-FM • A Stone County man was seriously injured in a single car accident, when his truck veered offthe road and struck a tree • A Vicksburg man was injured on Highway 49 N where his truck struck several trees on the side of the road. • Ms, Nancy June Shoumake cele- brated her moth birthday at Az alea Gardens Nursing Home. • Stone County youth baseball team was named the 23 year old District Champions. • Kevin Bond, a 9th grade student at Old Dominion Christian school earned a position on the MS High School Rodeo Team and traveled to Farmington, to compete in the 54th annual National High School Finals Rodeo in the bull riding com- petition. ° Obituaries Included: Mr. Curtis Husband, 56 of Wiggins; Mrs. Alice Mosley, 65 of Hattiesburg; Mrs. Ruby Kirschenheuter, 85 of Vandeave; Mr. James Walker, age 75 of Carnes; Mrs. Beverly Angel, 78 of Gulfport 25 Years Ago From the Thursday, July 16, 2987 issue of the Stone County Enterprise. . Picture: The Stone Count), chapter of Future Farmers of America received first place in Crime Prevention, presented by Jim Carrington of the Mississippi Farm of Perkinston celebrated their "Golden" Anniversary surrounded by friends and family at a memorial marriage ceremony. ° Obituaries Included: Hank T. Harriel, 25 of Perkinson; Henrietta Shaw, 69 of Saucier; Cassie Collins, 80 of Gulfport - Piggly Wiggly Offered: Coca Cola, z liter for 99 ’; 5 lbs of Pillsbury self- rising flour for 79 ’; 5 lb package of ground beef for 99 ’. 50 Years Ago From the Thursday, July 1962 issue of the Stone County Enterprise. • The Methodist Youth Fellowship had a hobo day to raise money for the Methodist Young Camp at Gallman, Mississippi • The Rotary Club's newly elected members took office on July 6th at their meeting at Pine Park Restanrant • The annual Cochroan-O'Neal reunion was held on Sunday, July 8, and welcomed 200 attendees • Buf ns Offered: Men's Dress Shoes, $7.98; Children's Shoes 25% off Straw Hats, and Ladies Dresses- $4.99 and $8.99 • Playing at the Straub "Fneatre': Go Johnny Go, Premature Burial, and Follow that Dream, starring Elvis Presle% all with a cartoon ° Pla)4ng at the GLO Drive-In: Geronimo and The Errand Boy, both with cartoon I ii Taken from the June z957 Bankof Wiggins Insert "Dispatch is the soul of business" whether you peddle pelts or run a counting house. If your business routine seems to lag and unnecessary delays waste your time and dissipate your energy, let your bank do the worrying. Your bank is intimately" allied with every business establishment within the range of its service, and the solution of the most confusing problem in trade is often as sim- ple as writing a check. Our personnel is eager to make your busi- ness transactions as easy, expedient and safe as its training and experience can make them.