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10 STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE I COMMUNITY I www.stonecountyenterprise.com December 8, 2010 Welcome back! I he )e everyone's weekend and the starting of the week went well. I have a few reminders for you and some information on upcoming events... Such as the Talent Show that I hope a lot of people audi- tioned for because we have a lot of talented students. You(th) Talk For the students that have write-ups and would like to see the Talent Show ... well, you will have to attend the evening show. This show will be held on December 7th at 6:30 in the auditorium and the admission is $5.00. For all of the positive behavior students who did not get TO PFireplaHcastre ~ Fireplaces of all types and sizes ~ ~ Chimney Sweeping ~ Garage Doors ~ ~ Stone. Natural or Cultured Pellet Stoves ~ Come xee our large showr,om and burning fireplace display by Maurie McCray Stone High School any write ups during THIS nine weeks, the Talent Show will be during school hours on Friday, December ruth. Admission is $1.oo and it's a good way to get out of class. Freshmen, here's some advice... catch on early, come in uniformed and on-time to class. You still have another opportunity Prom! ls not around the corner, BIYF you can pay your prom fees now and get them out the way. Anyone wanting to pay prom fees needs to see Mrs. White in the Library. or Mrs. Rushing in the Career Center. The fees are $60.00 per person if you pay by FebruaD" 1st. After The Mallard ,JAMES L. CUMMINS The drake mallard is the most sought after species of waterfowl in Mississippi. No other species so quickly comes to mind when waterfoMers take to flood- ed fields, cypress brakes and beaver sloughs during Mississippi's waterfowl season. The mallard has the most extensive breeding range of any duck. During February and March, mallards are leaving their wintering grounds and begin the migration to the nesting grounds. Mallards reach their nesting grounds around April and May. As large flocks arrive at the larger water areas of the breeding grounds, they begin to break up as pairs and disperse to potholes and other small water areas in search of a nest site. "Ilae hen forms a nest bowl in plant litter or earth. "Ilae area is 7 to 8 inches in diameter and I to 2 inches deep. The hen lays one egg a day until the clutch is complete. Mallards lay an average of nine eggs per clutch. Incubation lasts 26 to 3o days. Nest failure can be a sig- nificant problem and pre- dation is the largest con- tributor to this failure. Skunks, raccoons, red fox, crows and magpies are all destroyers of mallard nests. Adult drakemallards, or greenheads, have a glossy green head, a yellow bill and a white neck-ring which separates the green head from the chestnut- brown breast. The sides are gray. The tail consists of a white section sandwiched between two black sec- tions. The wing spectrum is an iridescent violet-blue which is bordered by a pro- nounced white stripe at the Retail Outlet for Piney Wood Pellets of Wiggins 228-832-7648 if you haven't McCray February I  15005 Dedeaux Rd., Gulfport, Miss. I Johnalready seenDavid goeslSt' the feeup to Box with Balfour about let- $75.00 per person. They IF i 1 i i I i i i 1 1 i i Ull ter jacket orders for band will accept installment pay- IS I and athletics" He will be ments" Why wait until the returnlng during lunel on price goes up? chool Wednesday, December 8th If you are in Student I LLlch I to wrap up letter jackets, Council just renainding you and $8o.oo deposit is that you all have a meeting I M[Li ! required when placing an on December 9th in the order, auditorium at 7:2o. They I Dec. 9-15 2010 I Seniors: It is time to elect will be discussing upcom- Senior Class Officers. If ing holiday events. I Breakfast I you are interested in run- Speaking of clubs, BETA I Thursday IVfmiP,r,nkesw/SmtSamPattiJtIviilk I ning for a position, you club has around/over 80 need to come by Mrs. members but only about I Friday- Cinnamon Roll, Juice, Milk I Rushing s room by 2o or so members show up I Monday- Muffin, Small Cereal, Juice, Milk I December ruth to sign up. to the morning monthly Tuesday- tIam Biscuit w/Jelly, Juice, Milk Positions available are: meetings. Club members, I Wednesday- Breakfast Pizza, Juice, Milk I President, Vice President, please try your best to Treasurer and Seeretar3. make it to the meetings. I Elementary Lunch I Before signing up to run, We discuss upcoming proj- 1 Thursday- BBQ Rib Sandwich, Chef Salad, Southern 1 please understand the ects, field trips, and just I Greens ,Potato Salad, Field Peas, Cornbread, Yeast 1 importance of Senior Class some really fun stuff that Roll Conestoga, Pear Salad, Apple Delicious, Milk I Officers. If elected, you will would be interesting to do be in charge of planning in and out of school. For I Friday- Mexican Pizza, Ham and Cheese Wrap, Chef I the Senior Breakfast, Class information about BETA "_ Salad, Raw Veggies w/Dip, Green Peas, California , Reunions and will be a rep- club please talk to Mr. l Veggies, FreshFruit zBwt' Chilted Peach Slices, Low- I I fat Ice Cream Cnp,  ariety of Milks, Ranch Dressing I resentative of Stone High Burton. School. Please check your Hope everyone enjoyed I Monday- Spaghetti w/Meat Sauce, Chicken Nuggets, I handbook for qualifica- today s article and to read I Ttma Salad, Broccoli Ranch Salad, Green Peas. II tions for Class Officers. next weeks. Have a great I Mashed Potatoes, Yeast Roll Conestoga, Blushing | That s a lot to keep up with week and weekend. Pears, Pineapple Tidbits, Milk i but I believe we have some Remember, Christmas is I W r! pretty responsible Seniors only three weeks a a}. I Tuesday Chicken & Sausage Gumbo, Corn Dog for the job. Start shopping early! I Nuggets, Chef Salad w/Saltine crackers, Biscuits, I . y _, I Seasned Green Beans' Whle Kernel Crn' Carrt Chef Salad, II ARRESTS 1 Sticks w/Dip, Rosey Applesauce, Fresh Banana, Milk I I Wednesda_._ Grilled,icken Sandwich, I Quick Baked Potato, Southern Greens, Field Peas, I Yeast Roll Conestoga, Cornbread, Orange Smiles, made two arrests Monday A video tape shot in the I Chilled Peach Slices, Assorted Jell-o w/whipped I in connection with embez- store zlement at the Taco Bell on showed Topping, Milk i Hwy. 49 Hill trans-  I Secondary Lunch Juanita Hill, the 32-year- ferring  I 1 Thursday- Chicken Spaghetti, BBQ Rib Sandwich, I old manager money  ] I Chef Salad, Southern Greens, Potato Salad, Field I of the from a Peas, Cornbread, Yeast Roll Conestoga, Pear Salad, restaurant, deposit I Apple Delicious, Milk I was charged envelope I Friday-Mexican Pizza, Ilam and Cheese Wrap, Chef I with one to another Salad, Raw Veggies w/Dip, Green Peas, Cinnamon felony count envelope BRADFORD I Apples, California Veggies, Fresh Fruit Bowl, Chilled 1 of embez- and giving ROOMMATE WANTED - zling and her it to Bradford," Roan said. Peach Slices, Hot Cinnamon Low-fat lee Cream Cup, I assistant, Self-cared, disabled man I Variety of Milks, Ranch Dressing seeks mature, responsible Hill was charged with I 42-year-old HILL taking morethan $x,3oo I Monday- Spaghetti '/Meat Sauce, Chmken Nuggets, Stacy . , and Bradford was accused free rent in exchange for , . person to share home for I Tuna Salad, Broccoli Ranch Salad, Green Peas. I Bradford, was claargeo of embezzling more than housekeeping assistance Mashed Potatoes, Yeast Roll Conestoga, Blushing __. with two counts of the $2,ooo. I Pears, Pineapple Tidbits, Fresh Apples, Milk I same crime, and shopping. Must be I Tuesday- Chicken & Sausage Gumb' Crn Dg I I TAX Nuggets, Chef Salad w/Saltine Crackers, Biscuits, , I Seasoned Green Beans, Whole Kernel Corn, Carrot I Sticks w/Dip, Rosey Applesauce, Fresh Banana, I party in the interest of I m not willing to let work- the last available data, was Yellow Cake w/Vanilla Frosting, Milk I getting a deal which extend ing families across this 8 percent. According to the I Wednesday- tIamburger Steak w/gra', Grilled unemployment, benefits, country- become collateral United States Department I Chicken Sandwich, Chef Salad, Quick Baked Potato, I I know there s some peo- damage for political war,, of Labor, Bureau of Labor Southern Greens, Field Peas, Yeast Roll Conestoga, I ple in my own party and in fare here in Washington. Statistics, the state's rate I Cornbread, Orange Smiles, Chilled Peach Slices, Fruit 1 the other party who would Goolsbee said last Friday was 9.7 percent in October, I Cocktail, Assorted Jell-o w/whipped Topping, Milk I rather prolong this battle, that while private sector reflective of the national even if we can t reach a, payrolls increased by rate. 1. 1 1 1 1 1 1 i 1 1 1 1 1.1 compromise, he said. But 50,000, that was not "While the overall trend enough to keep the nation-  al unemployment rate Knife from hitting 9.8 percent. Stone Count3, s unem- BABYSITTING in my home Men. - Fri., 6 am - 6pm, $15; Sat. & Sun. 6 a.m. - 6 p.m. $20. For more infor- mation call 601-928-9190. of economic data over the past two months has been encouraging, today's num- bers underscore the impor- ployment rate for October, tance of extending expiring Sale ... starting at 810.99 ...THEY WORK FOR YOU[ Yol[ow vnlheti# Brown Olive (ir4,n Pen Knifi, Ktaminawood \\; Ime ('amN, \\; \\; li'ohlin I lmltm \\; - / :" LIMITED TIME DIRECTVoFFER! J FREE Am'z + f0003 too,ms! FREE HDAccess! ii FREE Standard Installation ..... Toll Free 866-703-8862 Jack's Home Improvement 747 Hall St., Wiggins 601-528-5393 Open Men., Tues., Thurs., Fri. 7am-5pm Wed. 7am-3pm Sat. 7am - 12 p.m. front and back. lne legs and feet are a bright coral- red color. "Iqae hen mallard or "Susie" is mottled brown in color, usually being darker on the upper body and lighter on the lower body. The bill is usually orange in color and the legs and feet are a dull orange. The mallard is the most vocal of all commonly hunted waterfowl species. Though drakes are rather quiet, the hen has a variety of quacks that set the stan- dard of comparison with other species and for hunters attempting to call ducks. Mallards are dabbling ducks or what are com- monly referred to as pud- dle ducks. They frequent shallow waters rather than deep lakes or bays. Lowland areas covered with a foot or two of water provide prime habitat for mallards. Sloughs, shallow impoundments such as beaver ponds and agricul- tural fields are among the many sites frequented by mallards in the Magnolia State. Like other dabbling ducks, mallards feed by tipping up rather than div- ing beneath the water. Mallards feed on a variety of natural foods such as wild millet, smartweed, a variety of grasses and other plants. Mallards also feed on waste grains such as rice, corn, soybeans and sorghum. ,lames L. Cummins is executive director of Wildlife Mississippi, a non-profit, conservation organization Jbunded to conserve, restore and enhance fish, wiMlife and plant resources through- out Mississippi. 7heir web- site is www.wildlifemiss.org. clean, hones and drug free. Race and gender not considered. Call 601-928- 6156. FOR SALE - Golf cart with charger, runs fine but seats need to be recovered, $550 firm. Call 601-928- 6156. tax cuts for the middle class and unemployment insurance for those 3anericans who have lost their jobs," Goolsbee said. "Failure to do this would jeopardize hundreds of thousands of additional jobs, and leave millions of Americans, who are out of work through no fault of their own, on their own." need a Bring your original to our office at 143 First Street and we'll copy it for your.