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    Hey, Soldier:

  Did you
Education Center
                     ?                                                                             Helping hands
  Defense            Language
Proficiency Tests ( DLPTs) are
available ( computerized) at
                                                                                                              YCA cadets assist tornado victims
the CSJFTC-DPCA Education
  For more information con-
tact the education center for
more complete information on
DLPTs and Oral Proficiency
Interviews (OPI). @ 601-558-
2029 Bldg 1813 on 18 Street.

Surf the Internet
   Camp Shelby has an Internet
Café located on 26th Street bldg
2614 and the hours of opera-
tions are Monday- Friday 8 a.
m. until 10 p.m. and Saturday
and Sunday 8 a.m. – 4 p.m.
which is free to the Soldiers.
   The American Grill has inter-
net service available but there is
a fee. The hours of operations
are Monday – Friday 8 a.m.-
7p.m. Saturday and Sunday 11
a.m – 4 p.m.

ZUMBA classes
   Zumba classes have been
cancelled until June 5.
   If you have any questions,
you may call (601) 447-7973
or           email            at
   ZUMBA is a FREE fitness
option to Soldiers, DoD
Civilians, Contractors and their
   CSJFTC does not sponsor or
endorse the classes.
                                                                                                                                                                    Jennifer Bozeman/Clarke County Tribune
                                     DISASTER ZONE... Tornadoes swept through central and north Mississippi on April 28 killing more than 300 people and causing millions of dollars worth of damage.
Wreath laying                        Pictured above is some of the devastation from a tornado that swept through Highway 514 near Enterprise.
  Camp Shelby will host its
annual wreath laying ceremo-
ny at 9 a.m. May 26 at the
Armed Forces Museum.
                                     Cadets, Salvation Army
Central Receiving
  Central Receiving has
                                     team up to aid victims
moved from building 102 and                By DANA ELISE SMITH               and they had received a call
is currently operational at               Camp Shelby Public Affairs         requesting assistance for water and
buildings 201/111. Contact                                                   food in Monroe County and there
SFC James Smith @ 601-558-             Three cadets attending the Youth      was no one available to go,” said
2369.                                Challenge Academy located at            Hosey.
                                     Camp Shelby Joint Forces                   Within minutes, Dykes and the
                                     Training Center provided aid for        cadets set off to the Salvation
The Exchange                         tornado victims in Mississippi on       Army in Laurel to load a pickup
  Work will start on the PX          April 28.                               truck full of food and water.
parking lot May 6th which will         Retired Master Sgt. Jimmy                Then, they embarked on a two-
include the current access road      Dykes accompanied cadets Jarvis         hour drive in order to deliver sup-
from Forrest Ave.                    Walker, Cody Alderman and               plies to the Monroe County
  This will take four days and       Phillip Freeman-Eubanks to              Emergency Operation Center in
will be closed. Jackson Ave.                                                 Quitman so the emergency person-                                                        Submitted Photo by Lt. Col. Rick Hosey
                                     Quitman, a small city located in                                                 HELPING HANDS.. Cadets of the Youth Challenge Academy, Jarvis Walker, Cody
will remain closed at 27th St.       Monroe County, where a tornado          nel could then distribute them to        Alderman and Phillip Freeman-Eubanks unload boxes of food and water at an
No thru traffic allowed.             touched down on April 27,               locals in the devastated areas.          emergency relief facility in Quitman on April 28. The supplies will be delivered to
  Expect      Jackson      Ave.      destroying many homes across               Mockabee was touched by the           people who were affected by a tornado that destroyed many homes in Mississippi
entrance to be closed May 11         Mississippi and Alabama.                YCA’s support for the tornado vic-       and Alabama on April 27.
or May 12. The entire parking          “When I came into work the            tims.
area should be open by May 13        next morning, I wondered if there          “On behalf of the Salvation           that seem to be overlooked in              them a flyer requesting that they
or May 16.                           was any way the Youth Challenge         Army, these young men are to be          receiving disaster relief.                 bring back canned food items. We
                                     Academy could help,” said Lt. Col.      commended for their volunteer              “There were many smaller                 hope to collect enough to deliver to
Case lot sale                        Rickey Hosey, program coordina-         service to our neighboring commu-        towns that were affected like              Smithville because the people
  The 113th Military Police is       tor of the YCA.                         nities and to the welfare of others.     Smithville. It was completely              there are really in need,” he said.
hosting a commissary case lot          He contacted the Salvation            We are very proud that the               wiped out,” said Hosey.                      The YCA will continue to accept
sale from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on        Army chapter in Laurel and              Mississippi Youth Challenge                “Right now, there is only one            contributions through May 31.
May 21-22 at the Brandon, MS         Stephanie Mockabee answered the         Academy and the Salvation Army           small church feeding about 2,000           Anyone interested in donating cans
Armory located at 300 Hwy            call.                                   worked together as a team to help        people a day. So we hope to help           of food, can drop them off at build-
468.                                   “She said she was really glad I       those in need,” she said.                that town. On May 6, the cadets            ing 105. The point of contact is Lt.
                                     called because most of her person-         Hosey said he hopes to do more        will have a pass for Mother’s day          Col. Rickey Hosey, YCA Program
     See SOLDIER, Page 2             nel were away helping in Alabama        for those affected in small towns        weekend, we are sending with               Coordinator at 601-558-2297.
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  Taken an opportunity to honor those who serve
                                                   patriotism coming up this month            Continue to provide first class         receiving the “Hospitality Award”

        he weather in Mississippi
        never ceases to amaze me,                  and opportunities to honor those           service as we assist our comrades       for their efforts and contributions
        especially when we are                     brethren who have made the ulti-           in arms for their upcoming mis-         during the 73rd Annual
  experiencing the second deadliest                mate sacrifice for their country.          sion.                                   Conference of the National Guard
  tornado disaster in U.S. history -                  Days of celebration and honor             Continue to press forward as we       Association of Mississippi. Thanks
  here in our own state.                           include Armed Services Day on              welcome several specialized units       for a job well done.
     Tornadoes have destroyed com-                 May 21st and Memorial Day on               for their mobilization training as         Thanks team for your diligence
  munities, homes and property in                  May 30th.                                  they prepare for Overseas               and support as we continue the
  Mississippi, Alabama, Tennessee,                    We will also be welcoming the           Contingency Operations in the           mission of mobilizing and demobi-
  Georgia, Arkansas, Virginia,                     cherished 9-11 Flag Display to             weeks ahead.                            lizing American Heroes as they
  Louisiana and Kentucky.                          tour Camp Shelby prior to its final          Some of those units include the       travel through the gates of Camp
     My heart goes out to the                      journey on its ten year tour where         1182nd Transportation Terminal          Shelby. It is an honor and a privi-
  Families and service members                     it will be buried during the 10th          Battalion of the South Carolina         lege to assist America’s finest
  affected by these natural disasters.             anniversary memorial service at            Army Reserves and the 116th             patriots as they embark on their
  I pray that your recovery will be                Ground Zero in New York in                 Infantry Brigade Combat Team            journey for the continued fight for
  steadfast as the clean up and                    remembrance of those lost during           from Virginia Army National             freedom. Thank you for all that
  rebuilding efforts are underway. I               the Terrorist Attacks of 9-11.             Guard. Continue to strive for           you do and keep up the good
  want to encourage our Soldiers and                  The 45th Infantry Brigade               excellence as we train and support      work.
  employees to assist where you can                Combat Team is still engaged in            these units in preparation of their        May God continue to bless you,
  to those that have lost so much.                 their training as they divide their        upcoming mission.                       your Families, and this great coun-
     As comrades in arms, we have                  time between CSJFTC and the                  Congratulations to Capt. Paul         try.
  several events to celebrate our                  Joint Readiness Training Center.           Rocquin and his wife Elizabeth for         “SOLDIERS FIRST!”                              Col. Steve Parham

45th Soldiers training as Combat Lifesavers
          By SPC. LESLIE R. GOBLE                           important times – right as the injury              The training received at Camp Shelby is
          Public Affairs, 45th Infantry                     occurs.                                         fairly intense.
            Brigade Combat Team                                Instructors at Camp Shelby teach life-          The trainers put real-life events into
                                                            saving techniques that range from some-         their training in order to get the most out of
   Combat medics are ultimate force multi-                  thing as simple as keeping a Soldier’s air-     training the Soldiers.
pliers to Soldiers in combat. They are                      way open to more advanced techniques               Most of the instructors have been
trained to perform many life-saving tech-                   like treating for tension Pneumothorax.         deployed several times before and served a
niques, but they cannot be everywhere at                       Tension Pneumothorax is caused when a        medical background themselves.
once.                                                       lung is collapsed and air is getting into the      “We do our best to simulate battle situa-
   This is where a Combat Life Saver                        space between the lung and the diaphragm.       tions,” said Sgt. 1st Class Carlos M. Evers,
(CLS) comes into the picture.                               It is a very serious injury that could result   an instructor at the CLS course here at
   A CLS fills the gap between the time a                   in the Soldier’s death if not treated imme-     Camp Shelby. “We take what’s in the book
Soldier is injured and when a combat                        diately.                                        and apply it to real life.”
medic can get to them, resulting in quicker                    Soldiers, who are CLS qualified, play a         Soldiers attending the class go through
care to the injured Soldier.                                vital role in their team’s daily missions.      rigorous practical exercises meant to push
   The 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team                    According to a release from Newsweek,           them to the limit both physically and men-
(IBCT) knows the importance of this task                    5,500 American troops were wounded in           tally.
and getting Soldiers ready for deployment                   action in 2010, but fewer than 8 percent           The instructors lay out scenarios to chal-
to Afghanistan this summer.                                 died, down from 11 percent in 2009.             lenge and provide a sense of urgency to
   Approximately 10 percent of each com-                       That is the highest survival rate in the     simulate the stress one may find them-
pany in the 45th IBCT will be CLS quali-                    history of U.S. wars.                           selves in during combat situations.
fied prior to the deployment.                                  When Soldiers are injured in combat             “I liked how they threw a bunch of dif-
                                                                                                                                                                    Photo by: Spc. Leslie Goble, Public Affairs, 45th IBCT
   The CLS course is a 40 hour class that                   most are near a CLS qualified Soldier that      ferent scenarios at us,” said Pfc. Keevin        LIFESAVER... Spc. Richard Mendes of Long Beach,
trains up to 60 Soldiers at a time.                         can quickly assess the injuries and treat       McConnell of Norman, Okla., and mem-             Calif., a mechanic in Company A, 1st Battalion 179th
   Soldiers in the course learn lifesaving                  them before a medic can get to them and         ber of Company B 179 Infantry, 45th              Infantry, 45th Infantry Brigade Combat Team treats
techniques needed to save lives at the most                 provide more advanced treatment.                IBCT. “It kept our minds working.”               combat wounds in the Combat Life Saver (CLS) course

                                                                                                                                                       events. Whether you’re a contractor, DA Civilian or
                                                                                           SOLDIER                                                     Soldier, the Reveille wants to highlight your Family
                                                                                           Continued from Page 1                                       member’s latest news. Contact CSJFTC Public Affairs
                                                                                                                                                       Office at 601-558-2271 or 601-558-2835.
                                                                                           National Guard jobs                                         Museum gifts available
                                                                                              The Mississippi National Guard is now seeking          The Mississippi Armed Forces Museum Gift Shop
                                                                                           Soldiers and Airmen with agri-business or farming is now offering specialized and unique gifts and sou-
                                                                                           experience to support a joint deployment to venirs for mobilizing units and the whole Family.
                                                                                           Afghanistan. Contact Maj. Stacy Johnson at 601-313-       The current best seller is the Uniform Scrapbook
                                                                                           4544 or                     featuring U.S. Army, U.S. Air Force and U.S.
                                                                                                                                                   Marines camouflage patterns. The gift shop is now
                                                                                           ATM Hours                                               offering vintage t-shirts with the Army Eagle crest in
                                                                                              New ATM hours at billeting will be Monday - the style of those worn by Soldiers at Camp Shelby
                                                                                           Friday 7 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday- Sunday 7:30 during World War II.
                                                                                           a.m. 11:30 a.m. ATM can also be found at Post             In support of the 45th Infantry Brigade Combat
                                                                                           Exchange and Camp Shelby Federal Credit Union.          Team now training at Camp Shelby Joint Forces
                                                                                                                                                   Training Center, the Gift Shop has t-shirts showcas-
                                                                                                                                                   ing their insignia.
                                                                                           Tell us your story                                        It also has one-of-a-kind T-shirts highlighting
                                                                                              The Reveille wants your story!                       remarkable events in Mississippi's history.      The
                                                                                              The Reveille highlights an Officer, Noncom-mis- museum offers a Kid's Corner section at the Gift
                                                                                           sioned Officer, Enlisted Soldier and a Civilian in Shop with specialized toys such as Civil War
                                                                                           every edition. Tell us about your job at Camp Shelby. Soldiers, Combat Mission Rifles, Bandoliers and
                                                                                              Tell us about your military career, background, hob- much more. For more information, please contact
                                                                                           bies or accomplishments. If you are interested in Nikki Fairley at 601-558-2757 or visit www.armed-
                                                                                           telling your story, contact the CSJFTC Public Affairs or visit the Mississippi Armed
                                                                                           Office at 601-558-2271 or 601-558-2835.                 Forces Museum.
                                                                                              The Reveille wants to highlight your Family in a       The hours of operation are Tuesday –Saturday 9
                                                                                           Family Corner article for special achievements and a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

 Col. Steve Parham ....................CS Commander
 Maj. Deidre Musgrave ........................PA Officer
 Staff Sgt. Jackquline Moore ..............PA NCOIC
 Sgt. Latasha Williams ............................PA NCO
 Dana Elise Smith ..........................Videographer

         601-467-1065     601-558-2835
May 12, 2011   REVEILLE (CS)                  Page 3

                                A page from history

                                 Here’s page 3
                                   of the Camp
                               Shelby Reveille
                                   from July 8,
                                  1943. Weekly
                                  radio shows,
                                    award cere-
                               monies and the
                                    lowdown of
                                Camp Shelby’s
                                     take up the
                                   page - along
                                 with ads from
                               the Hattiesburg
                                area. The more
                                things change,
                                 the more they
                                stay the same.
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 Why do bad things happen to good people?
            By CHAPLAIN (Col.)                  As he did, the tornado ripped the       through and in spite of tragedies?
          FORREST BANKSTON, Jr.              roof from their house knocking the            Belief in grace allows me to be
            Camp Shelby Chaplain             husband to the floor while sucking         thankful the storms of life aren’t
                                             the wife up and away.                      worse than they were. Grace pro-
                                                Why?                                    vides assurance for the future.

         ast week a record number of
         tornados ripped through the            Why did it happen that way?             Assurance that I can face anything
         southeast causing widespread           I would suggest instead of “Why         life hands me no matter how painful
  destruction. In the state of Alabama       does God let bad things happen to          because I know, in the end, God
  alone, more than 200 people lost           good people,” we should ask “Why           wins.
  their lives.                               don’t more bad things happen?”                For me, God’s goodness isn’t
    Entire communities ceased to                I believe the answer is God’s           based on how many good things hap-
  exist. Landscapes have been altered        grace.                                     pen for me. God’s goodness is based
  for years to come. Weather experts            While feeling sorrow for the            on my faith that His grace is suffi-
  say there were more tornados on that       destruction of a block of houses, I        cient.
  day than any previous on record.           can be thankful for the house left            The Bible is full of people just like
    Just this year we have seen earth-       standing.                                  us. People who didn’t have all the
  quakes and tsunamis strike. The toll          I believe God’s grace shields us        answers, yet they had faith. They had
  on lives and property has been enor-       from an all out onslaught on creation.     faith because they had experienced
  mous.                                      That is a perspective we don’t get         God’s grace firsthand.
    Natural disasters like these will        from the world.                               Belief in the Lord and His grace
  lead some to ask the question, “Why           The world looks at God from a           allows us to say with the apostle
  do bad things like this happen to          “What will You do for me?” point of        Paul, “Rejoice in hope, be patient in
  good people?”                              view.                                      tribulation, be constant in prayer.”
    How can God let things like this            As long as things go well for me in     Romans 12:12 – (ESV)
  happen?                                    my life, God is OK. But, if some-
    How can a whole block be wiped           thing bad happens, then my favorable
  out and one house left standing?           view of God is out the window. But
    A man and his wife were in bed as        my faith teaches me that life isn’t
  the tornado approached.                    about me.
    The man looked over to ask his              My life is about what I can do for
  wife if she was okay.                      the Lord. How can I serve Him

             CAMP S H E L B Y A R E A

 The following worship opportunities   (Confessions at 1:30 p.m.)             *Transportation provided for Jewish,   Latter-day Saints                        Mamie Street, 601-545-3871. Every
 are available through Camp Shelby                                            Episcopal, Lutheran, Muslim services   Sunday, 9 a.m., Latter-day Saints        Friday at 6 p.m.
 Joint Forces Training Center.         Sunday, 2 p.m., Greer Chapel           ONLY (due to time scheduling) Units    Meeting House, 1618 Broadway Dr.,
                                       (Confessions at 1:30 p.m.)             are responsible for arranging trans-   601-268-2438/ Hall: 601-268-9706.        Muslim
 ON POST                                                                      portation by calling 601-558-2622.     Contact the Post Chaplain.               Contact Post Chaplain
 General Protestant                    For Jewish, Latter-day Saints and                                             Episcopal
 Sunday, 9 a.m., Greer Chapel          Muslim services, please contact the    Lutheran                               Sunday, 8 a.m., Trinity Episcopal, 509   Others
 Sunday, 12:30 p.m., Greer Chapel      Post Chaplain for assistance at 558-   Sunday, 8 a.m., St. John Lutheran      West Pine St., 601-544-5551              Church of God at Bellevue, Hwy. 589,
                                       2378.                                  Church, 2001 Hardy Street, 601-583-                                             Hattiesburg
 Catholic Mass                                                                4898.                                  Jewish                                   Jesus Christ of LDS, 2215 Broadway
 Saturday, 2 p.m., Greer Chapel        OFF POST                                                                      Friday at Temple B’Nai Israel at 801     Drive, Hattiesburg
May 12, 2011                                                                             REVEILLE (CS)                                                                                                  Page 5

Williams being                            Since Camp Shelby became a
                                       mobilization station in June
                                                                              military service.
                                                                                 He served the first six years
                                                                                                                      Gulfport in 1995. He earned his
                                                                                                                      Associate Degree in Business
deployed to Iraq                       2004, Williams has written sto-
                                       ries and photographed Soldiers
                                                                              on active duty as a cannon
                                                                              crewmember in the Regular
                                                                                                                      Technology and Networking in
                                                                                                                      2008 from Antonelli College
     By DANA ELISE SMITH               during training maneuvers and          Army. He was stationed at               located in Hattiesburg.
    Camp Shelby Public Affairs         special events that have taken         Ledward         Barracks       in          Williams spends his spare
                                       place at CSJFTC.                       Schweinfurt, Germany and at             time delving in photography
  On May 3, Sgt. Michael                  On May 3, his Camp Shelby           Fort Sill, Okla.                        and going on fishing trips.
Williams worked his last day at        Public Affairs co-workers treat-          This will be the third deploy-          “I have a passion for photog-
the Camp Shelby Joint Forces           ed him to a luncheon at the            ment for Williams. His first            raphy. Most of the time, you can
Training Center’s Public Affairs       Plaid Rhino.                           was from 1999 to 2000 on a              find me with a camera in my
office.                                   There,       Maj.     Deidre        peace-keeping mission to                hand. I love fishing because I
  The native of Gulfport is a          Musgrave, CSJFTC Public                Kuwait with the 2nd Battalion,          think it’s very relaxing,” said
member of the Headquarters             Affairs OIC, presented him with        5th Field Artillery headquar-           Williams.
and Headquarters Battery 1st           an     Army      Commendation          tered at Fort Sill, Okla.                  He enjoys hanging out with
Battalion, 204th Air Defense           Medal.                                    His second deployment was            his Family which consists of his
Artillery headquartered in                Williams said goodbye to the        from 2003 to 2004, he deployed          daughter, Mia Rene Williams,5,
Newton.                                staff.                                 in support of Operation Iraqi           mother, Frances Holloway and            On May 3, Maj. Deidre Musgrave presented Sgt.
  After a few months of train-            “You are like Family. I’ve          Freedom with the 890th                  father, Theodore Williams, as           Michael Williams with an Army Commendation Medal
ing at Fort Sill, Okla., he will       learned a lot from you and look        Engineer Battalion headquar-            well as his friends.                    during a special luncheon in his honor at the Plaid
                                                                                                                                                              Rhino restaurant.    Williams is scheduled to deploy
deploy to Iraq with the unit in        up to you. I’m going to miss           tered in Gulfport.                         He is a member of West Point         to Iraq in a few months with the Headquarters and
support of the Overseas                you,” he said.                            Williams graduated from              Baptist Church in Hattiesburg           Headquarters Battery 1st Battalion, 204th Air
Contingency Operations.                   He has a total of 14 years of       Gulfport High School located in         where he attends regularly.             Defense Artillery.

Maintaining control of your job search...  and determine what you can do.                Try to be as flexible as possible.
         By BRYAN THARPE                                                                                                            Then, list the days of the week         feel out of control.
 ACAP Transition Services Manager          Several of these tools are in your         Try to research and list at least a few    across a sheet of paper, breaking the        Visit your ACAP Center and sign
                                           Army Career and Alumni Program             locations that you would be happy          different days of the week into hours.     up for a Job Assistance Workshop.
   Do you like to be in control of         (ACAP) Center.                             living in. Keep in mind the job you        Then, fill in each day with different      These workshops allow you the
every aspect of things that affect your        You can research and find out what     want when you get there.                   aspects of the job search process.         opportunity to network with others
life? If you do, you're not alone.         each job entails and determine                If there are no jobs that you want or      Allow yourself time to do                      going through the same process
   Most people do. However, if you         whether or not you can qualify to do       qualify for in a particular area, you      some personal and                                    as you are. But networking
are leaving the military after spending    it.                                        may not want to continue considering       Family things you would                                also has an added benefit
several years of living a specialized          These automated tools also indi-       it. Allowing yourself several loca-        normally do. Try to                                     of possibly getting a
lifestyle, you may feel that you are       cate what you can expect to get paid       tions gives you a greater sense of con-    stick to the plan.                                        good job lead.
surrendering most, if not all, of your     for a particular job as well as the pro-   trol.                                         Don't allow yourself                                     Staying in control is
control. To many, this can be a very       jected growth or decline over the next        Second, you need a good job             to get side tracked. Most                                  an important aspect of
disturbing thought. Are there any tips     few years.                                 search plan that meets your needs.         likely you'll find that,                                   your job search. The
to help maintain control while you             As far as where you want to live,      Generally speaking, nothing good           just like dieting, when                                    more comfortable you
transition to a new job?                   that's a whole different consideration.    happens that hasn't been planned and       you're trying to be good,                                are with the process, the
   Well, let's discuss a few things that   The first consideration needs to be        worked for. Making a plan and stick-       there always seem to be                                easier it will seem to you
may help keep you in control of            whether or not you are available to        ing to it puts you back in control. But    more temptations.                                   and the more you will enjoy
things.                                    relocate.                                  just like resumes, plans have to be tai-      But remember, the more you                   it.
   First, do you know what you want            Generally, the more flexible you       lored to fit an individual.                deviate from your plan, the more con-        However, staying in control is only
to do and where you want to do it?         are regarding where you can live, the         One plan will not work for every-       trol you are giving up.                    one aspect of the entire job search
Until you nail down the specifics of       more opportunities that are available      one. Start by making a list of the dif-       Third, try to find out as much as       process.
this question, it's hard to go to the      to you. If you are locked into a cer-      ferent actions associated with a job       you can about what to expect during          For information on all the other
next step.                                 tain location, remember that you are       search. Your ACAP Center offers            the job search. This can alleviate a lot   equally important aspects, contact
   There are many tools available to       also locked into the available jobs and    workshops to teach you the job             of stress and make it easier to cope       your local ACAP Center at (601) 255-
help you explore career opportunities      pay scale for that area.                   search process.                            with the process. Stress can make you      2558.
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Collins thankful for being alive after near-deadly crash
      By DANA ELISE SMITH                                                                                           his hand and repair injury to his
    Camp Shelby Public Affairs                                                                                      shoulder.
                                                                                                                       He also suffered hearing loss in
   1st Lt. Sidney Collins is a mem-                                                                                 his left ear which has been cos-
ber of the 114th Military Police                                                                                    metically reconstructed. He cur-
Company        headquartered      in                                                                                rently is undergoing treatment to
Canton.                                                                                                             regain his hearing.
   He is currently serving as the      ground to put out the flames on his    face, arm and hand.                      Although the burns will leave
Real Property Manager at Camp          body.                                     He also suffered internal bruis-   scars, Collins said he is so happy
Shelby Joint Forces Training              “All I could see was my hand        ing to both kidneys and numerous      to be alive.
Center’s Department of Public          was burned. I didn’t know that I       smaller injuries.                        “I never had much going for me
Works. He is responsible for man-      was even hurt,” he said.                  “Thanks to the flame retardant     in the way of looks and I don’t
aging the input and tracking of           Retired Sgt. 1st Class Mark         ACUs, most of the burned parts of     think I will be donating my hair to
Camp Shelby’s real property. He        DeShields, who works at the            my body were not covered by my        Locks of Love. I totally under-
is also responsible for developing     Youth Challenge Academy at             uniform. The patch on my arm          stand why GQ had to cancel the
construction project management        CSJFTC assisted him while two          was burned only because my uni-       photo shoot,” he joked.
for CSJFTC’s energy efficiency         Soldiers of the 177th were rushing     form was singed all the way              “The burns are just reminders of
project.                               to the aid of the young man who        through.”                             the accident. I am happily married,
   Collins mobilized here in           collided with him.                        He was treated at the University   so my wife and Family do not
September of 2010 after returning         He was unconscious and pinned       of Mississippi Medical Center in      mind them.”
from his deployment to Iraq in         inside his burning vehicle. The        Jackson.                                 Collins returned to work on
July.                                  Soldiers climbed in and pulled            There, he received a tracheoto-    January 4.                                             1st Lt. Sidney Collins
   Six months ago on Oct. 28,          him out through the back window        my and five units of blood. He           “Cabin fever was starting to set
2010, Collins was leaving Camp         away from the flames.                  spent eleven days unconscious due     in and I just had to get back to
Shelby after an ordinary day at           “The Soldiers were like the         to the nature of the drugs and        work. DPW has really been great.       to his civilian occupation and his
work.                                  policemen and firemen on 9/11,”        treatment procedures.                 At first I couldn’t do a whole lot     personally owned business which
   As he was pulling out onto          said Collins, “They went into a sit-      “The response from Camp            but I was able to be useful, but       he started while teaching at the
Highway 49, a vehicle speeding         uation that most people would run      Shelby, DPW and the community         now I am starting to do all the        University of Tennessee, called
over 80 miles-per-hour collided        from. They did everything they         was amazing. The Adjutant             things I used to and work at full      “The Crayon Years.”
with his truck. The impact caused      were supposed to do. They made         General of Mississippi came to        force,” he said.                         After 15 years of military serv-
both the vehicles’ gas tanks to        sure they kept us calm and             visit me in the hospital and DPW         In fact, Collins has been prepar-   ice and four overseas deploy-
puncture and both vehicles             watched over us…It cannot be           co-workers came immediately to        ing for his Army Physical Fitness      ments, he recalled that he original-
instantly caught on fire.              said enough, I am not the miracle.     the hospital and stayed with my       Test on May 11.                        ly joined the National Guard
   Collins said he constantly          The miracle is what others around      wife while I was unconscious. I          As he continues to heal from the    because the service offered a way
drilled scenarios that taught him to   me did.”                               am just a technician; I didn’t        experience that could have cost        out of his small home town.
escape from a burning vehicle             Collins was struggling to           expect that kind of response just     him his life, Collins is moving for-     “At the time, it seemed like an
while he was overseas. Because         breathe at the time. He did not        for me,” said Collins.                ward.                                  adventure,” he said. “And it still
the training he received, he was       know it at the time but one of his        After that harrowing experi-          He is currently working on his      does.”
able to react quickly.                 lungs had collapsed and there was      ence, Collins endured two months      dissertation that will complete his      The Natchez native now resides
   As soon as the flames welled        an internal laceration on his liver.   of painful healing including two      curriculum for a doctorate degree      in Dixie with his wife Julie and
up, he unbuckled his seat belt and        In addition, he had three broken    skin graft operations to his arm,     from the University of Tennessee       two children, Emily, 8 and Keith,
kicked out the door to escape his      ribs and four cracked ribs. He suf-    face and hand, physical and occu-     in Human Ecology.                      5. They actively attend Parkway
burning truck. He dropped to the       fered third degree burns to his        pational therapy to regain use of        After which, he hopes to return     Heights United Methodist Church.
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                                                             Maj. Deidre Musgrave/Camp Shelby Public Affairs
HOSPITALITY AWARD... Capt. Paul Rocquin, range control officer and his wife Elizabeth, law student,
received the “Hospitality Award” for their creative efforts and coordination for the Camp Shelby Joint
Forces Training Center hospitality room during the 73rd Annual National Guard Association of
Mississippi banquet held in Philadelphia, Miss. The theme this year was “Hooray for Hollywood” where
the Rocquin’s dazzled the visiting stars with designs such as a walk of fame, Hollywood movie posters
highlighting Soldiers’ efforts with creative movie titles, antique movie reels and an assortment of refresh-
ments. Congratulations on a job well done.

Bittersweet goodbye
CSJFTC bids farewell to Carroll Mitchell
         By SGT. LaTASHA WILLIAMS                      ty and work ethic are unrivaled and will not
           Camp Shelby Public Affairs                  be forgotten.
                                                         Ainsworth expressed, “We can’t tell you
   Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training                   how much we thank you, we can’t give you
Center gave a farewell to one of its best on           enough certificates, and it’s never enough.”
April 28. Carroll Mitchell, administrative               ‘Eight feet’ Carroll is the nickname
clerk, CSJFTC Department of Public                     Creekmore Wright gave Mitchell. Wright
Safety, was honored for her dedicated com-             said that walking into the office there was
mitment to excellence in which she has                 about eight feet between the time he
demonstrated throughout her service with               walked through the door and set down that
Camp Shelby for over 30 years.                         Mitchell would be informing him of things
   During the retirement ceremony, Lt. Col.            to do.
James Ainsworth, Director Plans, Training,               “Mitchell is going through some trying
Mobilization, Security, stated that Mitchell           times, but she would always be there on
has gone through several police chiefs and             time, she never complained and she didn’t
several interations of what the Camp                   make any mistakes,” said Wright.
Shelby Dept. of Public Safety will or will               Col. Steve Parham, Camp Shelby Joint
not be called and with all of the changes,             Forces Training Center Commander said
she has never cared what was going on                  even though Mitchell is going through hard
around her, she did her job regardless.                times he has never seen her without a smile
   “She’s the kind of person who works in              on her face.
the background and never asks a lot”, said               “The biggest compliment I can give you
Ainsworth.                                             from a son is that you have the strength I
   Ainsworth recalled the Army values to               see in my own mother,” said Parham.
Mitchell which are loyalty, duty, respect,               Mitchell not only received a Certificate
selfless service, honor, integrity and per-            of Achievement award during the ceremo-
sonal courage, expressing that she has lived           ny, but was also given two Camp Shelby
up to and surpassed what those values stand            glasses for her and her husband.
for.                                                     She was given a gift from the access
   Ainsworth expressed to Mitchell that                office to honor her service and show their
these words are the description of a good              appreciation.
employee. “In the Army, we strive to                     “I love her to death and I’ll always
achieve the meaning of those words,” said              remember her,” said Rodney Jarrell, police
Ainsworth.                                             chief.
   He presented her with a CSJFTC coin for               In attendance to help celebrate the occa-
excellence and a Certificate of                        sion was Mitchell’s Family which included
Appreciation award.                                    her husband Timothy, son Timothy
   In part, the Certificate of Appreciation            Mitchell, daughter Carla Mitchell, CSJFTC
read she was one of the unsung heroes that             access control officer, grandson Spc. Joey
make a complex organization such as the                Payton, CSJFTC Directorate of Logistics
Camp Shelby Dept. of Public Safety a bet-              and his wife Kayla Payton and great grand-
ter place. It also pointed out that her loyal-         son Benton Hill.

                                                             Sgt. LaTasha Williams/Camp Shelby Public Affairs
MANY YEARS OF SERVICE... Carroll Mitchell was joined by her husband, Timothy, and other Family
members to honor her for her dedicated service at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center on April
29, 2011. Mitchell has worked for CSJFTC for over 30 years in the Department of Public Safety office.
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                                                                                                                                               Soldiers’ jobs safe
                                                                                                                                               during deployment
                                                                                                                                                                   By CAPT. JOHN ROACH
                                                                                                                                                              CSJFTC Legal Assistance Attorney

                                                                                                                                                   Since September 11, 2001, Army Reserve and
                                                                                                                                                National Guard Soldiers have put their careers on hold to
                                                                                                                                                support Operations Iraqi Freedom and Operation
                                                                                                                                                Enduring Freedom. Many have, or are currently serving
                                                                                                                                                on their third or fourth tour.
                                                                                                                                                   Concerns about civilian employment after a mobiliza-
                                                                                                                                                tion or other military service are at the forefront of many
                                                                                                                                                Army Reserve and National Guard Soldiers’ minds.
                                                                                                                                                   Will I have my job when I return?
                                                                                                                                                   Will my employer retaliate against me because of my
                                                                                                                                                military obligations?
                                                                                                                                                   Will I have to start from the bottom again?
                                                                                                                                                   New technology or software exists; will I be afforded

National Day of Prayer                                                                                                                          training opportunities so I can keep my job?
                                                                                                                                                   There are federal and state laws in place that address
                                                                                                                                                these concerns and protect Soldiers from discrimination
                                   Sgt. LaTasha Williams/Camp Shelby Public Affairs                                                             and retaliation because of their military service.
GOD BLESS AMERICA... Members of the Soul Lifters Choir from the 177th                                                                              The most notable law and the one that will be dis-
Armored Brigade sing ‘God Bless America’ during the National Day of Prayer
ceremony held at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training Center on May 5.
                                                                                                                                                cussed in this article is known as the Uniformed Services
Pictured above, from left, is Chaplain (Maj.) Norris Darden, Sgt. 1st Class Viola                                                               Employment and Reemployment Rights Act (USERRA).
Serrant, Sgt. Shelia Heard, Sgt. 1st Class LQuitha Brock, Sgt. 1st Class David                                                                  This federal law was enacted in 1994 and applies to all
Jones, Sgt. 1st Class Troy Baptiste, and Staff Sgt. Cynthia Thomas. Last                                                                        private and government employers.
Thursday marked the 60th annual National Day of Prayer. At right, Lt. Col.                                                                         This law is a floor, not a ceiling; therefore a public or
William King, Directorate of Logistics, reads from the book of Psalm during the                                                                 private employer may provide greater rights than USER-
National Day of Prayer ceremony held at Camp Shelby Joint Forces Training
Center on May 5. King said a prayer for our Nation.
                                                                                                                                                RA offers but no employer can refuse to provide any
                                                                                                                                                right or benefit guaranteed by USERRA.
                                                                                                                                                   USERRA covers “service in the uniformed services”
                                                                                                                                                which includes all categories of military training and

Be aware of hazardous materials                 ures to work with them safely.                 regarding personal protective equip-
                                                                                                                                                service, including duty performed on a voluntary or
                                                                                                                                                involuntary basis. In order to be protected under USER-
                                                                                                                                                RA, five pre-conditions must be met:
                                                                                                                                                   1) The Soldier must have a civilian job prior to mobi-
  By SGT. 1st CLASS CECIL WILSON                                                                                                                lization or training
        Camp Shelby Safety NCO                     A MSDS is an informational paper            ment (PPE) and product contact expo-
                                                prepared by the manufacturer of chem-          sure limits.                                        2) Prior notice of military service must be given to the
   Did you know that just about every           ical products that describes the physi-           Also warnings are provided as to              employer
day in the workplace we come in con-            cal and chemical properties of that            whether materials are incompatible                  3) The period of military service may not exceed five
tact with some type of hazardous mate-          product.                                       with other substances that could result          years, with some exceptions
rials?                                             The MSDS also gives physical and            in chemical reactions or fire. Finally,             4) The Soldier must receive an “honorable” or “gener-
   This may be cleaner, ink, air spray,         health hazards, rates of exposure, pre-        MSDS gives the user contact informa-             al under honorable conditions” discharge
and even correction fluid that are              cautions for safe handling and use,            tion for the company or organization                5) The Soldier must report back to work in a timely
among the vast number of hazardous              emergency and first aid procedures,            preparing the MSDS.                              manner.
materials.                                      and material control measures.                    Copies of MSDS must be posted in                 This is too easy, right? Not so fast! Proper notice to
   We should all be concerned about                Chemical manufactures are also              work areas and be readily accessible to          an employer may be verbal or written, as long as the
the health hazards of materials we              required to produce a MSDS for each            Soldiers and civilian employees.                 Soldier provides the employer with a copy of his orders.
work with daily in our respected areas.         hazardous chemical they produce.               MSDS booklets or binders are most                These general eligibility requirements have important
All employees of the military and               This document must be included in the          commonly used for this task and are              qualifications and exceptions that are further explained
civilians have a legal right to know            initial shipment of hazardous materials        located in supply rooms, shops and               in the law.
about hazardous materials they work             to the user.                                   motor pools.                                        Once those preconditions are met, USERRA provides
with so they can protect themselves.               The MSDS must include the physi-               If you are missing or need a MSDS             a Soldier with numerous entitlements to include prompt
   A material safety data sheet (MSDS)          cal and chemical characteristics of the        for products that you are using, contact         reinstatement to employment. As a general rule, the
can warn you about the harmful effects          product. It makes known the acute and          your local safety office or the manu-            Soldier is entitled to reemployment in the position that he
of chemicals and other harmful sub-             chronic health effects and whether the         facturer.                                        or she would have attained with reasonable certainty if
stances, and provide you with informa-          chemical is considered a carcinogen.              You may also log online and search            not for the military absence. This is known as the esca-
tion on the proper precautionary meas-          It also gives precautionary measures 
                                                                                                                                                                                        See JAG, Page 16

Nowell honored for service to country
CSJFTC Directorate of Public Works

  Dwane Nowell has been
employed as a civilian employee
with Directorate of Public Works
since 1981.
  He serves as the Buildings and           convention in Nachez by his com-           as the 1st Sgt. for the 71st
Utilities Coordinator in Camp              mander, Lt. Col. Michael R.                Expeditionary       Air      Control
Shelby Joint Forces Training               Ouellette.                                 Squadron from 2009 to 2010.
Center’s Directorate of Public               Nowell enlisted in the Air                  He has many awards and decora-
Works.                                     National Guard in 1979 as a                tions for meritorious performance
  He is mostly known as the guy            Refrigeration and Air Conditioning         while on active and inactive duty
that many people see when some-            Specialist. He cross-trained into          status.
thing goes wrong with their build-         food service and became the                   Nowell is one of the unsung
ing. He arrives quietly, analyzes          NCOIC of the Food Service                  heroes behind the scenes making
the situation, determines the              Section of his unit.                       sure that buildings and facilities are
repairs necessary, supervises the            He served in various leadership          safe, comfortable and functional.        Camp Shelby’s Dwayne Nowell recently awarded the Mississippi Air National
repair and quietly departs for yet         positions until becoming Squadron             He is one of those people that        Guard’s First Sergeant of the Year award for his merits of his exemplary career as
another problem to solve in the            First Sergeant in 2008. He has been        people never hear about, but see         a Guardsman. He was presented the award on March 26 at the Mississippi NCO
never ending effort to provide all         mobilized to the Combat Readiness          his work when they adjust the ther-      convention in Nachez.
tenants of CSJFTC with facilities          Training Center in support of              mostat and the building gets cooler
that support their areas of operation      Noble Eagle where he was selected          or warmer. That kind of work is          nance, repair, upgrades, renova-          four boys Chandler, Cameron,
and mission.                               as the NCO of the Quarter for his          often taken for granted and is sel-      tions and installations of equip-         Clayton, and Copeland.
  Many people do not know that             performance as the Logistic Plans          dom thought about, particularly          ment in order to meet economic              They reside in Hattiesburg,
Nowell is a Master Sergeant and            NCO.                                       what it takes to keep the electricity,   requirements, changing demands,           where they have lived since 1981.
First Sergeant of the 255th Air              Nowell was deployed to the               water or other systems in good           and all laws, standards and regula-       They are members of Sacred Heart
Control Squadron, Air National             National Capital Region in 2003 as         working order for a building.            tions.                                    Catholic Church in Hattiesburg
Guard headquartered in Gulfport.           the Security NCOIC for the Joint              As the Buildings and Utilities           He is also responsible for com-        where they are active in many
He was recently awarded the                Air Defense Operations Center in           Coordinator, Nowell is responsible       pliance concerning many regulato-         church, community outreach and
Mississippi Air National Guard’s           Washington, D.C.                           for each zone supervisor, mechani-       ry agencies such as Occupational          civic related activities.
First Sergeant of the Year award for         He was later assigned to Task            cal and electrical trades and shop       Safety and Health, Environmental            Nowell enjoys the outdoors and
his merits of his exemplary career         Force Katrina in 2005 for seven            operations such as carpentry, paint-     Protection Agency and the                 spending time with his Family like
as a Guardsman.                            months in support of hurricane             ing and signage.                         Mississippi      Department      of       camping, fishing, dirt bike riding
  He was presented the award on            relief efforts.                               His job is to plan, develop,          Environmental Quality.                    or spending a simple day at the
March 26 at the Mississippi NCO              He deployed to South West Asia           implement and supervise mainte-             Nowell and his wife, Patty, have       beach.
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NCOs lead by example
      CSJFTC Command Sergeant Major

       irst and foremost I want to express my
       sympathy to the Soldiers and Airmen
       who were affected by the tornadoes
that swept through Mississippi a couple of
weeks ago.
   I know that these are some difficult times
for them. Remember them in your prayers.
Let me encourage all of you to make dona-
tions, contributions or help where you can.
   May is Asian-Pacific American Heritage
   It’s a month where we celebrate Asians
and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
The month of May was chosen to honor the
first Japanese immigrants to the U.S. on
May 7, 1843 and also to recognize the com-
pletion of the transcontinental railroad on                  Cmd. Sgt. Maj. Steven Chancellor
May 10, 1869.
   May 30 is Memorial Day. It is not only a      Remember leaders, setting a good example
day to celebrate time off, but we should all     by excelling in your PT test is a must.
take the time to remember those who have           I trust you all remembered that Mother’s
paid the ultimate sacrifice while fighting for   day was May 8. I hope that you did some-
freedom and defending our nation.                thing special for your wife, mother or grand-
   Thanks team for another successful            mother.
APFT. I encourage all of you to continue           Thank you team for a job well done in
your fitness training, whether it’s daily or     support of mobilization operations and
every other day.                                 Soldier readiness training.
   Waiting until the last minute to prepare        Remember, NCOs: you lead by example
for the next APFT should not be an option,       by doing what’s right even when no one is
which by the way is in November.                 looking. HOOAH! SOLDIERS FIRST!
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OUT&ABOUT                                                                                                                                                                               11
                                                                                                                                                                        Thursday, May 12, 2011

Zoo offers summer                     Summer digital
Animal Adventures                     photo class, WCU
   The       Hattiesburg     Zoo’s       Join in a five-week intensive
EdZOOcation Department is             class on learning the basics of
gearing up for exciting animal        digital photography plus what
adventures all summer long.           you can do after you've taken
   “The EdZOOcation Depart-           the photo.
ment has so much planned for             You'll learn professional tips
the children in the community         on how to enhance your photos
this summer,” said Krissy             to achieve that "wow" look along
Hamilton, education curator. “We      with some of the many other
are excited to announce our new       items available in Photoshop,
summer camp themes and intro-         such as creating an efficient fil-
duce our Parents’ Night Out pro-      ing system, e-mailing, and print-
gram.”                                ing.
   EdZOOcation            Summer         Whether you have a point and
Camps will take place in June         shoot camera or an SLR, this
and July. Focused on animal           class is designed for anyone
classification,     “Designs    by    who has a desire to improve
Nature” will teach children how       their basic photographic skills. It
to place animals into groups          is strongly recommended you
such as amphibians, birds,            bring a laptop with Photoshop or
mammals, reptiles and insects.        Photoshop Elements versions 7,
“Designs by Nature” will be held      8 or 9 for your hands-on learning
June 13-17 for ages five to           experience.
seven and June 20-24 for ages            The five classes will be from
eight to ten from 9 a.m. until 4      6:30 -9 p.m. on Monday night
p.m.                                  beginning May 9 through June
   During      “Zoo    Survivors,”    13 (no class on Memorial Day).
campers will work in teams to         The cost is $100. In order to
see which group has the best          allow for individual instruction
animal survival skills. Children      classes are limited to 12 partici-
will learn how animals survive in     pants. Call 601-318-6192 (Diane
the wild. “Zoo Survivors” will be     Taylor) to register.
held July 11-15 for ages five to
seven and July 18-22 for ages
eight to ten from 9 a.m. until 4      USM Journalism                         Cast members perform the Shakespearean play “A Comedy of Errors.”
p.m. Cost for each camp is $130
for Zoo Society members and           workshop, June 5-10
$155 for non-members.
   On June 11, July 9 and Aug.
13t, parents and their children
between ages four and twelve
                                          The University of Southern
                                      Mississippi School of Mass
                                      Communication and Journalism
                                      is accepting applications for the
                                                                             Southern Arena Theatre                                                                        June 23-July 17
                                                                                On the heels of an exciting season     Long, Singer, and Winfield, three        the world’s most popular shows, play-
will receive a special treat when     Southern       Mississippi   High
they participate in Parents’ Night
                                                                             of thrilling performances, The Uni-       actors take on the entire Shakespeare    ing frequently in a variety of lan-
                                      School Journalism Workshop,
Out from 6:30 p.m. until 10:30        which will be held June 5-10 on
                                                                             versity of Southern Mississippi           Canon in a high-speed 90-minute          guages.
p.m. Children will enjoy a super-     the Hattiesburg campus.                Department of Theatre and Dance           epic, which includes the world’s            The second production of SAT,
vised evening at the Zoo which            Participants will study under      will return to a repertory format for     fastest “Hamlet” in 43 seconds!          “Talley’s Folly” is a beautiful roman-
includes an animal movie, ani-        professional journalists and the       the 35th season of Southern Arena            “This rollicking parody of the        tic comedy by the great American
mal encounters, games and             Southern Miss journalism facul-        Theatre June 23-July 17.                  works of William Shakespeare is          playwright Lanford Wilson. Set in
crafts while parents enjoy a night    ty. They will meet with newsmak-
to themselves. Each Parents’
                                                                                Since its first season in 1977,        filled with improvisation, ‘over the     Lebanon, Mo. in 1944, the plot focus-
                                      ers and cover timely stories.
Night Out is $35 for Zoo Society      They will produce television and
                                                                             Southern Arena Theatre (SAT) has          top’ portrayals, and a wicked sense of   es on Sally Talley and Matt Friedman,
members and $40 for non-mem-          radio newscasts, a newspaper           been a thriving force in summer the-      humor,” Rackoff said. This piece         who meet in a river boathouse and
bers.                                 and a Web site.                        atre in the state and Pine Belt region.   presents fragments of all of the plays   find a way to a bright future. This
   In addition to these programs,         Students currently in grades       As a collaborative effort between both    in 90 minutes. That’s 37 plays. It’s a   poignant and touching story won the
the EdZOOcation Department            10-12 at Mississippi high              faculty and students, SAT works as a      wild, crazy ride for everyone.”
also offers Zoo Tots classes,
                                                                                                                                                                Pulitzer Prize for drama in 1980.
                                      schools are eligible to apply. The     professional theatre company. The            The three actors play innumerable
field trip classes, Zoo Overnights    application deadline is May 16.
                                                                                                                                                                “Talley’s Folly” opens June 30.
and more. For more information            The workshop is free to stu-
                                                                             2011 season features two wonderful        roles and directly engage the audience      Other performances for “The
on EdZOOcation at the Hatties-        dents. Funding is provided by          and highly entertaining productions in    throughout the performance, some-        Complete Works of William
burg Zoo, or to register for          the Dow Jones Newspaper Fund           the intimate setting of the Gilbert F.    times commenting on local places and     Shakespeare (Abridged)”: June 23,
camps and classes, call 601-          and the Mississippi Press              Hartwig Theatre at Southern Miss.         events. Each performance of “The         24, 25; July 2, 6, 8, 12, 15 at 7:30 pm;
545-4576 or email Education           Association.                              “The exciting repertory for SAT        Complete Works of William
Curator, Krissy Hamilton, at                                                                                                                                    July 3 at 2 p.m.
                                          Students with an interest in       2011 will establish a basis for re-          producing multimedia stories
                                                                                                                       Shakespeare (Abridged)” is different        Other performances for “Talley’s
   The Hattiesburg Zoo is a           about multicultural issues are
                                                                             building SAT to its full repertory for-   from the next, filled with surprises     Folly”: June 30, July 1, 5, 7, 9, 13, 14,
Hattiesburg Convention Com-           especially encouraged to apply.        mat in the future,” said Louis            and undiscovered countries.              16 at 7:30 p.m.; July 10 and 17 at 2
mission Facility, in partnership          Applications and additional        Rackoff, SAT producer and theatre            After its first performance at the    p.m.
with the City of Hattiesburg and      information about the workshop         professor.                                Edinburgh Festival in 1987, the             For more information about SAT
the       Hattiesburg     Tourism     can         be       found      at        Southern Arena Theatre opens June
Commission. Since 1991, the
                                                                                                                       London production of “The Complete       2011, find the Department of Theatre
                             or by           23 with a wild parody of the works of
Hattiesburg            Convention     calling the school at 266-4258.
                                                                                                                       Works of William Shakespeare             and Dance on Facebook at
Commission has been develop-                                                 William Shakespeare titled “The           (Abridged)” ran for nine record- or
ing, operating and promoting                                                 Complete Works of William                 breaking years. It has become one of     on its Web site at
tourism-related facilities for the                                           Shakespeare (Abridged).” Written by
Hattiesburg area. For more infor-     MSA auditions for
mation, visit ZooHattiesburg.-
com or contact us at 601-268-         dance, visual arts
3220.                                    The Mississippi School of the

USM art exhibit up
                                      Arts (MSA) will be holding addi-
                                      tional auditions for both Dance
                                      and Visual Arts only May 26.
                                                                             George Winston in concert May 12, Depot
through May 13                        Applications are due no later
                                                                                                                                       Noted international musi-        times he mixes his instru-
                                      than May 13. Students in the
   After four years of training and   Dance program at MSA apply                                                                     cian, George Winston, will         ments during a particular
many late nights, 14 University
of Southern Mississippi art stu-
                                      Ballet, Modern and Choreogra-                                                                  perform a concert in               concert. The concert is made
                                      phy to their daily routine.                                                                    Hattiesburg on May 12, at the      available by The Winston
dents will celebrate the culmina-     Painting, Drawing, Sculpture,
tion of their academic career                                                                                                        His-toric Hattiesburg Depot.       Project Inc. and Hohoner,
                                      and Computer Arts are a few
with an exhibition of senior proj-    components students explore in
                                                                                                                                     The concert is part of the         Inc. Winston is offering his
ects in the Southern Miss             the Visual Arts program. The                                                                   New Harmonies Exhibit, cur-        time and talent as part of The
Museum of Art through May 13.         process for admission includes                                                                 rently showing in the Depot,       Winston Project’s effort to
   The showcase will feature the
works of 10 graphic design and
                                      application, audition and inter-                                                               through May 21.                    combat juvenile delinquency.
                                      view. Accepted students attend                                                                   “This is an exciting oppor-          “I’d much rather encour-
four fine arts students.              their Junior and Senior years at
   The 10 graphic design stu-                                                                                                        tunity for us to have George       age our young people to
                                      MSA. If you know of students
dents are Meredith Kresge of          currently in the 10th grade who
                                                                                                                                     Winston perform a harmoni-         spend their idle time playing
Hattiesburg, Andrea Wodtke of         might be interested in either                                                                  ca concert, in association         a harmonica. It’s one of those
Bay Springs, Kathryn Mosley of        Dance or Visual Arts please let                                                                with the exhibit, which            instruments that you can play
Jackson, Millie Worthington of
Honolulu, Quincy Morris of
                                      them know about this one time                                                                  depicts the roots of American      something right away, but it
                                      opportunity. Applications are                                                                  music,” Betsy Rowell, exec-        takes years to master. It
Jackson, Reagan Griffin of            available on our website,
Laurel, Shelley Caddell of Biloxi,                                                                                                   utive director of the Historic     offers a challenge, encour-
                            , or by call-
Kelly Snelson of Diamondhead,         ing 601-823-1300.
                                                                                                                                     Hattiesburg        Downtown        ages discipline, and gives the
Samantha Polley of Louisville,             MSA is a public statewide                                                                 Assoc., said.                      performer a sense of self-
Ky., and Crystal Gordon of            eleventh and twelfth grade resi-                                                                 The concert will be in the       esteem,” Winston said.
   The four fine arts students are
                                      dential high school located in                                                                 Grand Hall of the Depot at         Hohner, Inc., the leading har-
                                      Brookhaven, MS on the Historic                                                                 11:30 a.m. There is no admis-      monica company in the US,
Victoria Meek of Meridian,            Whitworth College campus.
Meghan Cochran of New                                                                                                                sion charge for the concert or        Additional information is
                                      Annually, MSA enrolls approxi-
Orleans, Erin Johnston of             mately 145 students who meet
                                                                                                                                     the exhibit.                       available at the Downtown
Harrison, N.Y. and Crista Nelson      and exceed the traditional                                                                       Winston is best known as a       Association at 601-583-4329
of Hattiesburg.                       Mississippi high school curricu-                                                               pianist, but he also plays solo    or visit www.downtownhat-
   The USM Museum of Art is
located in the Fine Arts Building.
                                      lum by receiving intensive                                                                     harmonica and guitar. At 
                                      instruction in dance, literary arts,
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                                                                                           9399. Registration forms can be picked       from seminars, and swap stories and         Registration is on Monday from 4:30 to

GED Classes                                                                                up at either location or online at           information with other daylily enthusi-     5:00
   The Southern Mississippi Planning                                                                  asts. Additional information, guidelines       Petal – A Certified Early Childhood
and Development District is offering                                                                                                    to enter in the show, and final show        Community. Call 601-584-4704 or stop
free GED classes in Forrest County.                                                        PRCC Golf Tourney                            times and schedule is available at          by the Center for Families and
                                                                                                                                                                                    Children, 201 West Central Avenue,
Word readiness skills training and job                                                        Pearl River Community College's                   Petal. Hours: 8-4:30 M W; 8-6:00 T,
search assistance are also provided                                                        Forrest-Lamar County Alumni Assoc. is                                                    Th; 8-3:30 F.
through the “Education for Employ-                                                         sponsoring a fundraising golf tourna-        ACT Prep Camp
ment” program. Individuals between the                                                     ment Saturday, June 4, at Pine Creek            High school students entering their      At the library...
ages of 17-21 who have dropped out of                                                      Golf Club in Purvis.                         sophomore year and older are encour-           HATTIESBURG, PETAL, FORREST
school may be eligible. Classes are                                                          The entry fee for the four-person          aged to participate in an opportunity for   COUNTY LIBRARIES:
small and one-on-one instruction is                                                        scramble is $60, which includes greens       academic enhancement and leadership            I Petal Library Storytime (714 S.
available to prepare students for the                                                      fee, cart, prizes and lunch. Hole spon-      development through Jones County            Main Street). Join us for stories, songs,
GED exam. Financial assistance based
on class attendance is available to
assist students with child care and
transportation costs. Students who
                                                 calendar                                  sorship is $100. All alumni, friends, fac-
                                                                                           ulty and staff are invited to participate.
                                                                                           Tee time will be 7:30 a.m.
                                                                                              Golfers can pre-register by sending
                                                                                                                                        Junior College’s ACT Prep Camp. The
                                                                                                                                        three-day camp, June 6-9, is also the
                                                                                                                                        week of the national ACT test.
                                                                                                                                           The cost for the camp is $250 and
                                                                                                                                                                                    fingerplays, activities, and fun! For chil-
                                                                                                                                                                                    dren ages 2-5 years old. Thursdays at
                                                                                                                                                                                    10 a.m.
                                                                                                                                                                                        Call Melanie Tucker at 601.582.4461
                                                                                                                                                                                    for more information.
attain their GED diploma while officially        Email your event to:                      your check to:PRCC Forrest_Lamar             includes room and board on campus, a           OAK GROVE PUBLIC LIBRARY –
enrolled may receive $100. Please call                                                     County Alumni Chapter; Attention:            copy of the book, “The Princeton               MAY ACTIVITIES
                                                           Verlene Cole, 418 Cole Road,                 Review” ACT prep book, test taking tips        I The Library will be closed on
Molly Sims at 601-545-2137 or Jamie
                                                                                           Hattiesburg, MS 39402.                       and other fun activities. The goal of the   Friday, May 27, Saturday, May 28 and
Stewart at 601-545-3711 in interested.
                                                                                             For additional information, call Pine      camp is to provide a variety of leaning     Monday, May 30
                                             ety of local talent from the Laurelaires      Creek Golf Club at (601) 794-6427 or                                                        I Family Story Times – 10:30 a.m.
Drivers Needed                               Square Dance Club to the Mississippi          Verlene Cole at (601) 264-7690.
                                                                                                                                        activities that will enhance educational
                                                                                                                                        goals. The deadline to register for camp    Wednesdays and Thursdays @ 10:30
   The G.V. “Sonny” Montgomery VA
                                             Ballroom Association, Hattiesburg Tae                                                      is May 26 by calling Bonnie Warren at       a.m.
Medical Center is seeking volunteer van
dirvers who would drive from
                                             kwon do to the South Mississippi              5K Run/Walk                                  601-477-4170 or by emailing her at             I Daytime Book Club with Judy – 2
                                             Dulcimer Association and many, many              Magnolia State Bank will host the first                      p.m. Tuesday, May 17, “Struggles of the
Hattiesburg to the Jackson VA Medical        more! In addition, there will be two pub-     5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run dur-                                                      South” by Hollis Arban
Center. For more information, contact                                                                                                                                                  I Scrabble Club at the Library – 5:45
Voluntary Service, 601-364-1391.
                                             lically created art exhibitions – one of      ing Bay Fest, Saturday, June 4 in Bay
                                                                                           Springs. The 5K will start and finish at
                                                                                                                                        WCU Baseball Camps                          p.m. Thursday, May 26. Food, friends,
                                             homemade piñatas and a second of                                                              The Bobby Halford Summer Baseball
                                             bottle trees. The public is encouraged to     The Old Post Office, 426 Hwy 18.                                                         fun and Scrabble!
Group Run/Walk                               participate by simply bringing their cre-     Registration at 7 a.m. Race begins at 8
                                                                                                                                        Camps will be held on the William
                                                                                                                                        Carey       University      campus     in      I     Threads      Group     (Knitters,
   The Pine Belt Pacers will hold a          ations to the park. There will be no sales    a.m. Cash prizes for winners and T-                                                      Crocheters, and other Needly Arts) –
weekly group run/walk starting at 5:30                                                                                                  Hattiesburg.
                                             in the park (including food), so partici-     shirts for all participants. All proceeds                                                5:30 p.m. Tuesday, May 31. This group
pm on Thursdays at the USM Gateway                                                                                                         Youngsters ages 7-12 may choose to       is for beginners, intermediates, and
                                             pants are encouraged to bring brown           go to the Magnolia State Hope Fund for       attend a camp June 6-10 or June 20-24.
to the Long Leaf Trace. The run is free      bag lunches, picnic blankets and lawn         tornado recovery efforts in Jasper and                                                   advanced. New members are welcome!
and all levels of ability are encouraged                                                                                                Times are 9 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday                 I Summer Reading Program 2011 –
                                             chairs as needed. Set-up time for activ-      Smith counties. For more information
to participate. Prior to beginning the                                                                                                  through Thursday and 9 a.m.-noon on         The Summer Reading program will kick
                                             ity hosts is 9 a.m. Stage performances        call Heather Brown 601-498-6235 or
run/walk, participants will have the                                                                                                    Friday. The fee of $140 includes instruc-   off with registration on Wednesday,
                                             begin at 10 a.m. Gubernatorial candi-         visit
opportunity to select the distance and       dates speak at 2 p.m. For more informa-                                                    tion, camp T-shirt and noon meals.          June 15. Sstop by during our normal
                                                                                                                                           The sessions will concentrate on         business hours to register your Pre-K –
pace they plan to run. This weekly           tion call 228-331-3707 or email cindy-        The Y Trippers                               pitching, catching and hitting, with        6th grade kids! Events will be on
run/walk will be a way to meet other                            I Minnie’s Thursday Crafters –
runners/walkers of similar ability.                                                                                                     emphasis on fundamentals and individ-       Wednesdays at 10 a.m. starting
                                                                                           Every Thursday at 1 p.m. This ongoing
   Weekly track sessions are held at         Daylily meeting                               group meets to enjoy embroidering, cro-
                                                                                                                                        ualized instruction. Drills and team play   Wednesday, June 22. More information
                                                                                                                                                                                    to follow
Thames Elementary School track at               The May meeting of the Hattiesburg                                                      are utilized to fit every skill level.
                                                                                           cheting, knitting and quilting. Free to                                                     I Adult Summer Reading Program
5:30 each Tuesday. Free coaching             Area Daylily Society (HADS) will focus                                                     Participants will be grouped according
                                                                                           members. Non-members can purchase                                                        2011 – Geocaching at the Library!
advice is offered by experienced run-        on the upcoming 16th Annual Daylily                                                        to their ages and abilities. Coach Bobby
                                                                                           a one-time Crafters Thursday Card for                                                    Introductory event at 5:30 p.m.
ners and coaches.                            Show. The Show is set for Saturday,                                                        Halford and his coaching staff are the
                                                                                           $10.                                                                                     Thursday, June 9. Also, the food group
   Additional information about the club     June 4, at the Lake Terrace Convention                                                     principal instructors.
                                                                                              Round Table Discussion Group, a Y                                                     will be related to programming. More
may be found at www.pinebelt-                Center. Jon Tibbetts, Show Chair will                                                         Applications may be obtained by call-
                                                                                           function only. Ongoing, every Thursday                                                   information to follow.      or   by     emailinginfo-    present the program, for the May meet-                                                     ing the baseball office at 601–318–6110
                                                                                           at 10:45 a.m. Dr. Graham Hales and
                                                                                                                                        or the external relations office at 601-                          ing.
                                                The May HADS meeting will be at 2
                                                                                           Terry Peters will conduct the discus-
                                                                                                                                        318-6192,         or        by      email
                                                                                                                                                                                    County Government:
                                                                                           sions. $5 guest fee.                                                                        I The Lamar County Board of
The Wizard of Oz                             p.m. Sunday, May 15, in the Extension            For more information about these
                                                                                                                                                     Supervisors meets the first Monday and
   After weeks of practice, about 20 com-    Service Conference Room at the                and other Y events, call Floanne at 601-                                                 third Thursday of each month beginning
munity-based education students will         Forrest County Multi- Purpose Center,         583-4000.
                                                                                                                                        Concert                                     at 9 a.m. in the board room in the
present two performances of “The Wizard      Hwy. 49 South. In addition to the pro-                                                       Calvary Baptist Church, Oak Grove,        Chancery Courthouse in Purvis.
                                             gram, the meeting will include HADS                                                        presents Michael Combs in concert at 7
of Oz” this Thursday, May 12, with the
second performance open to the public        business, a plant auction and door
                                                                                           Drivers Ed Classes                           p.m. June 11. The doors will open at 6      City Government:
                                                                                              Summer means hot temperatures,            p.m. Tickets are $15 per person (chil-         I The Lumberton Board of Aldermen
beginning at 6 p.m.                          prizes. Refresh-ments are served prior
                                                                                           snow cones and the annual high school        dren 6 and under get in free). Tickets      meets at 6 p.m. the first and third
   The evening performance will be pre-      to the beginning of the meeting.
                                                                                           Drivers Education classes offered by         can be purchased at Rayner’s Seafod         Tuesday of each month at City Hall.
sented at the Oak Grove Primary School          The meeting is specifically for individ-
                                             uals who would like to show their
                                                                                           the School of Human Performance and          on Hwy. 49 N., Terrace Hill Dental, Hwy.       I The Purvis Board of Aldermen
auditorium. Tickets will be $1 each and                                                    Recreationat The University of                                                           meets at 6 p.m. the first Tuesday of
will be available at the door.               daylilies at the show.                                                                     98 W., Country Optical on Hwy. 24.
                                                                                           Southern Mississippi.                                                                    each month at City Hall
                                                The daylily show is open to entries                                                     Make checks payable to Gloria Wallace.         I The Sumrall Board of Aldermen
                                                                                              Drivers Education classes are
Spirit Girl Auditions                        from anyone who grows daylilies,
                                                                                           offered from June 4 - 24, 2011 with ses-
                                                                                                                                        For more information, call 601-606-         meets at 6:30 p.m. the first Tuesday of
    Girls entering 7th-12th grade for        whether large or small gardens, includ-                                                    5105. The church is located at 3139         each month at City Hall. A planning
                                             ing     use    in   home      landscape.      sions available in either the morning or     Oak Grove Road.
2011-12 are eligible to apply. Program                                                                                                                                              meeting is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. the
                                             Membership in the Daylily Society is not      afternoon. In order to take part, stu-                                                   third Tuesday of each month.
events targeted at promoting self-                                                         dents must be at least 14 years old and
esteem and encouraging healthy               required. No advance notice is required
                                                                                           entering the 9th grade in the fall to
                                                                                                                                        Theatre Camp                                Groups, Organizations:
lifestyles. Girls interested may request     to enter, only arrive at the Convention                                                       Midsummer Musical Theatre Exper-
                                             Center on June 4 in accord with the           attend classes.                              ience is now accepting applications!           I The Petal Optimist Club meets the
application or more info by calling FGH                                                       Students successfully completing the
                                             rules and regulations. There is no cost                                                    This program is specifically designed       second and fourth Tuesday of each
Spirit of Women at 601-288-4968.                                                           classes earn one-half credit toward high
Audition space is limited and will be        to enter, and there is no admission fee                                                    for developing acting, singing and danc-    month at the the Optimist Clubhouse.
                                             to the show. In addition to showing           school graduation. Most insurance            ing skills. No experience needed. The          I A new Alanon group is forming for
held on Friday evening, May 13, and                                                        companies offer a premium discount if
                                             daylilies, the Annual Show features                                                        campers will perform All Aboard! Camp       family and friends of those addicted to
Saturday, May 14. All girls auditioning                                                    driver’s education classes are success-                                                  alcohol or drugs or with other prob-
are required to submit an application by     seminars, and a gigantic plant sale.                                                       dates are June 13-June 25 from 8:30
                                             Complete rules and regulations for the        fully completed.                             a.m. - 4:30 p.m. each day. The camp         lems. The group will meet at 7 p.m.
May 6. Applicants will participate in a 2-                                                    The cost is $275, payable in                                                          Thursdays at Calvary Baptist Church,
3 minute interview with judges resigin       show are available on the HADS web                                                         will be held in the department of Theatre
                                             site:             advance. Registration forms are avail-       and Dance on the campus of the              Hwy. 589, Purvis.
outside the 19-county area. Spirit Girls                                                   able by calling 266-5358 or may be                                                          I The Lamar County Historical
meet once a month on a Sunday after-                                                                                                    University of Southern Mississippi. To
                                                                                                                                                                                    Society Museum is open from 10 a.m-2
noon 2:30-4 pm. If you have questions,       Long Reunion                                  found online at             receive an application please see the
                                                                                                                                                                                    p.m. Saturdays. The museum complex
contact Kathy Emmons at 601-288-                 Descendants of the Rev. William                                                        camps link at Any
1309 or          Preston Long and Melinda Harris Long          Lauren Rogers Museum                         questions- contact Robin Carr at
                                                                                                                                                                                    is located in Purvis next to the library.
                                                                                                                                                                                    Those who wish to join the Historical
                                             will meet at 9:30 a.m. Sunday, May 15,           I 12 Voices – through June 9 – This       (601)266-6442 or email robin.-
                                                                                           exhibition, organized by Studio Art Quilt                                                Society can contact Myrna Lazenby,
Spring Field Day                             for their 93rd Annual Reunion. The
                                             reunion will be held at the Moselle           Associates, Inc., presents 26 works by
                                                                                                                                                              treasurer, at 601-794-6585.
   The Forrest/Lamar County Forestry                                                                                                                                                    or mail the $10 annual membership
Association will hold its 2011 Spring        Community Center. Family, friends and         12 outstanding artists who use quilting      Relay Softball Tourney                      fee to 72 Boggy Hollow Road, Purvis
                                             anyone with an interest in this family are    as their means of artistic expression.          Forrest General’s Surgical Services      MS 39475. If you wish to volunteer your
Field Day from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m. on
                                             invited to attend. Please bring pictures,     Juror Penny McMorris, in her selec-          Department has rescheduled their Fifth      time, lend or donate items for display at
Saturday, May 14, at the Pine Grove
                                             family memorabilia, genealogy and a           tions, offers the viewer a magnificent       Annual Relay for Life Softball Tour-        the museum, please contact Historical
Community Center at 630 Purvis-Oloh
                                             filled picnic basket. For more informa-       array of works by artists who present a      nament for Sept. 10. The tournament         Society President George Stevens at
Road in Lamar County.                                                                                                                   will be held at Timberton Ball Park next
                                             tion, contact or         diverse range of imagery in their quilts.                                                601-270-7525                           or
   Registration will begin at 8:30 a.m.                                                                                                 to William Carey University, and will
                                             601-544-1774.                                 McMorris notes that the exhibition offers                                      
There is a $10 registration fee, which                                                                                                  begin at 8:30 a.m. All proceeds will go
includes a catfish luncheon.
                                                                                           a "rare, in-depth look at twelve of the                                                     I The Purvis Exchange Club meets
                                                                                                                                        to the American Cancer Society. The
   Topics during the day will include:       Retirement reception                          finest quilt artists working today. Some
                                                                                                                                        Surgical Services Department is seek-
                                                                                                                                                                                    the second and fourth Wednesday of
Longleaf Pine Regeneration, Pinestraw           The Petal School District invites the      are known worldwide. Others are fresh                                                    each month beginning at noon at the
                                                                                                                                        ing teams and individuals to umpire and
Production, Pole-peeling Demonstra-          public to attend a retirement reception       faces displaying a strong and promising      help with the concession stand, as well     Purvis Women's Club on Mitchel Ave.
                                             honoring the following employees:             talent."                                     as anyone interested in participating as       6:30 p.m. the first Monday of each
tion, Native Plant Diversity, NRCS
Longleaf Pine Initiative Program.            Belinda Allen, Karen Arnold, Eva                 I Laurel Collects: Vintage Toys,          an event sponsor. The cost to play is       month from September through May at
                                             Brewer, Elizabeth Brock, Wanda Evans,         June - August 2011                           $15 per person. For information please      their clubhouse on Mitchel Avenue.
                                                                                              I Loïs Mailou Jones: A Life in Vibrant                                                   I VFW POST 3955, Purvis, meets
Housing Workshop                             JoDeb Herrin, Anne Hillman, Peggy
                                             James, Susan King, Martie McCrory,            Color, Aug. 27 - Nov. 6
                                                                                                                                        contact Shirley Smith at 601-433-2964
                                                                                                                                        or 601-288-5634.                            the second Tuesday of each month at
   Housing Alternatives of Hattiesburg
is offering a free Homebuyer Education       Sherry Mulling, Alexandra Powell,                I Views from the Vault – December                                                     2:30 p.m. at the VFW Post Homes,
Workshop from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. May 14 at        Johanna Powell, Larry Watkins, and            2011 - January 2012                          Classes, programs:                          Veteran’s Drive, Building 2.
                                             Jean Young. The reception will be held                                                        I CENTER FOR FAMILIES AND                   I Do you have a problem with
4100 Maine Street, off 40th Ave. in
Hattiesburg.                                 from 4-5 p.m. Tuesday, May 17, at the         Daylily Garden Tours                         CHILDREN ACTIVITIES IN PETAL
                                                                                                                                           Parents as Teachers – Learn about
                                                                                                                                                                                    Alcohol? Meetings are held Mon -
                                             Petal School District’s Center for               Monday, May 30 – 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.                                                      Noon, 6:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., Tue – Sat
   The class is open to anyone who                                                                                                      your child’s growth and development -
                                             Families and Children located at 201          Daylily gardens in the Hattiesburg area,                                                 at Noon and 8 p.m.; Sunday at 11 a.m.,
would like to gain useful information                                                                                                   birth to three years.
                                             West Central Avenue in Petal.                 many accredited by the American                 Toy lending and parent resource          6:30 p.m., 714 Arledge St., Hattiesburg,
about the home-buying process. The
                                                                                           Hemerocallis Society, will be open for       library for all ages                        601-545-7109,             800-576-8690,
class covers gettings you budget and
credit in order; financing a mortgage;       YMCA Summer Camp                              tours. Gardens are open at other times          Information about childcare centers
finding the right house and the closing.        The Family YMCA and the Petal              by appointment. The Daylily is the offi-     and pre-schools in Petal                       I The Sumrall Lions Club meets at 7
                                             Family YMCA will be holding summer            cial flower for the City of Hattiesburg.        Itty Bitty Bookworm Store – Shop for     p.m. the second Thursday of each
   Housing Alternatives is a HUD-                                                                                                       free books for pre-schoolers
                                             camp for school age children (those           Additional information and 2011 Tour                                                     month at Lions Park.
approved       non-profite    counseling                                                                                                   Playshop for pre-schoolers - First
agency.                                      who have completed kindergarten               Schedule and directions to gardens can                                                      I The Camaraderie Photography
                                             through 12 years of age) beginning May        be found at       Thursday of each month
   Call Katie or Joel at 601-544-9140 to                                                                                                   Other Opportunities:                     Club meets on the third Thursday of
pre-register.                                23 at both locations. Camp will be open                                                       Children's Health Insurance Program      each month at 6:30 p.m. at the FGH
                                             from 7 a.m. until 6 p.m. Monday through       Annual Daylily Show                          (CHIP) and Medicaid enrollment assis-       Cancer Center, corner of 28th Ave. and
                                             Friday. Activities include swimming, arts        Saturday, June 4, Lake Terrace
Arts in the Park                             and crafts, devotions, indoor and out-        Convention Center. Visitors to this show
                                                                                                                                        tance is available the 2nd Tuesday of
                                                                                                                                        each month from 9 am to 12 noon each
                                                                                                                                                                                    Arlington Loop. Open to photographers
                                                                                                                                                                                    at all skill levels. For more information
  Arts in the Park will be held Saturday,
May 14, at the Dixie Community Park          door games as well as field trips.            can view more than 700 daylily speci-        month.                                      go to or contact
Walking Trail, 890 Elks Lake Road.              For more information call The Family       mens and arrangements. In addition to           Free GED classes are offered on          Brent Wallace at
Event is FREE and open to the public.        YMCA of Hattiesburg at 601-583-4000           marveling at breathtaking flowers, visi-     Monday and Wednesday each week                 I The Hattiesburg chapter of
                                             or the Petal Family YMCA at 601-583-          tors participate in a plant sale, benefit    from 4:30 pm until 8:00 pm.                 Toastmasters International meets from
Community stage will host a huge vari-
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PUZZLES               Thursday, May 12, 2011

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COMICS                                                               Thursday, May 12, 2011

Out on a Limb              by Gary Kopervas R.F.D.                         by Mike Marland

Fort Knox                      by Paul Jon   Beatle Bailey   by Mort, Greg and Brian Walker

                                             Mama’s Boyz                      by Jerry Craft
They’ll Do It Every Time     by Al Scaduto

                                             Amber Waves                  by Dave T. Phipps
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                                     If you have been discrimi-
JAG                               nated against by your employ-
                                                                                      The Office of the Command
                                                                                      Judge Advocate was recently
Continued from Page 8             er, it is important that you con-                   recognized by the Internal
                                  sult with a legal assistance                        Revenue Service for their excel-
lator principle. The Soldier is   attorney.                                           lent work operating this year's
also entitled to non-seniority       At Camp Shelby, the Office                       Tax Assistance Center at Camp
benefits such as pension plans    of the Command Judge                                Shelby. This year, 79 returns
and a Soldier’s absence is not                                                        were prepared free-of-charge,
                                  Advocate offers two locations                       saving military members nearly
to be considered a break in       where qualified service mem-                        $18,000 in preparation fees.
employment in most cases.         bers, dependants, or retirees                       Pictured from left to right is:
   There are various federal      can receive free legal services.                    Maj. Mark Carter, Capt. Mark
and state agencies responsible       You can seek legal assis-                        Lampton, Col. Stan Harris, Maj.
for enforcing and educating       tance at buildings 1001 or 1441                     Derek Stotts, Staff Sgt. Denice
employers on USERRA.                                                                  Walker, Staff Sgt. Robert Tingle.
                                  or by calling 601-558-2192.

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