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PAGE 2 STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE November 12, 2014 LOCAL By Jody O'Hara Geralda McClendon, isnow," she said. seeking donations of It takes approximately Volunteers are starting hams, turkeys, No. lO- 6o people to pull off the up the effort necessary size cans of vegetables meal. to host a sixth-annual and desserts as well as Last year, Caring and community CHristmas monetary donations. Sharing's efforts fed dinner. McClendon also needs more than 9oo people Caring and Sharing, an bodies willing to work. on Christmas day. organization begun by"I need volunteers, One third of those were shut ins or individ- someone stepping out Scott Stricldand reiterat- uals otherwise unable to and helping others." ed what he has said so make it to the Stone "Think about it," he often in the past. County Fairgrounds all- said. "It's what the "It is our people that purpose building for the Christmas season is are our No. I asset in sit-down meal. really all about." this county," he said. When she began the McClendon pooh- "It's what makes our dinner in 2oo8, poohs any attempt to community unique. McClendon had no idea give her credit for the 'Tou don't meet too how large it would effort, many people with that become. ' "It'll put tears in your big a heart in too many "It's grown by 2oo eyes to see somebody places; Miss C-eralda is people each year," she get something they providing the perfect said. "It's been huge, weren't expecting," she example of Christian more than I ever expect- said. "Through an love and fellowship." ed." attempt to bless others, Anyone with a desire City of Wiggins Mayor I have received untold to help is asked to call Joel Miles called blessings myself." McClendon 6Ol-928- McClendon's efforts, Stone County Board of 5086 or 601-928-2415. "An extraordinary of Supervisors President continued from front Post Commander complete a project like Wiggins and Sawmill Lonnie Savage said the this but we always try to Restaurant hosted the members of the post help out in the commu- annual Veterans' appreciated the volun- nity and that what this Breakfast Tuesday teer effort, is really about; we're all morning and a Veterans' ' his helps us out con- one community." Day ceremony also took siderably," he said. ,'A The Stone Middle place at the Stone lot of times we haven't School Student County Courthouse. got the funds it takes to Government, Bank of By dody O'Hara Hattiesburg. pole. "The driver of the "He suffered multiple A 47-year-old driver is Toyota claimed Mr. severe injuries to his in the Intensive Care Brown had pulled out in upper body and head," Unit of Forrest General front of him, but the ini- Guidry said. "he was Hospital after a violent tial collision occurred placed into a medically- collision on U.S. Hwy. 755 feet south of where induced coma and, as of 49 Saturday night, he had entered the high- (Monday), was still in Thaddeus Brown was way," said Wiggins ICU." headed southbound Police Department Paters vehicle travelled after entering the high- Patrolman Adam another 578 feet after way from the Kangaroo Guidry. the collision and he suf- Gas Station when his The impact sent fered minor injuries, 1992 Honda Accord was Brown's vehicle 315 feet mostly from the deploy- rear ended by a 2o13 off the west side of the ment of the air bag in Toyota Highlander driv- road before it came to a his vehicle. en by Ravi Patel of stop against a utility STONE COUNTY HOSPffAL'S ,~.,,~/,~ U, ,~ ~,, c,,c~, k7t5, The TP8. ;'=s. JP fFOrT? acute meotca/ care to /~p pat~gnts a~ahieve HOPE IS A BEAGLE MIX. SHE IS VERY SWEET AND LOVING. HOPE IS LOOKING FOR HER FOREVER HOME. SHE IS ABOUT 2-3 YRS OLD AND LOVES CHILDREN. :Our Swing Bed program will:: D~A,ide a highe.~ :ieve! of c:-~re than mos1 e~Sended stay pr~lrams b,; ha,,4ng an in- M~t your med~c~i ~ .,~eeds ~.~ch as IV therapy, wound G~,~,. management of tub~s ar~.1 trac:h~stomies, cc4ostomy ~re. si:~Ga~y t:~ds, diabe.{~; eci~atlon. if~Edsnce and e.ducate "~'~' "'~' ~t Cr '' (.q~l~' ~ proper uDe of m(Kticai "' ~' " " How do you know if Swing Bed is right for you? 2014 Year Ek)del Closeout Fuclon/Discontinued Models Scretched .rid Dented Safes tf ',~,u have L'~en in th~ hospitai w~in the iast 30 days and are sic ,~:.'.o'-ering ~om. surer',, o-'. an it!ness, you m~-?.y need additional help or c~)re. Ever.,~ if' you?e admitled into another t~csp~tai, pos~bly b,~sa{;se of an E:R visit t~at ~s.{.Jltc~ if-) ac:~e care at ~at ic.;8tic~n, you can ~y,:} transterr~d tc SCH 'Yi:-~.: b,a~,e a ohoic:e :. t-:~s c~ser to home!