Celebrate 50 years—Joe and Joyce (White) Hadnot celebrated their 50th Wedding Anniversary with family and friends during the Thanksgiving holiday. The Hadnots were married 50 years ago on December 6, 1963. They have three children, 15 grandchildren and 18 great-grandchildren.
Announce Engagement—Mr. and Mrs. Roger Shepherd are pleased to announce the engagement and approaching marriage of their daughter, Jamie Allison, to James Patrick Vardeman, son of Mr. and Mrs. Pat Vardeman of Nacogdoches, Texas. Jamie attended Grayson County College and is employed by Reily Ranch, Moscow, Texas. James is a graduate of Texas A&M University and is employed by Pinto Construction, Nacogdoches, Texas. The couple plan to be married February 8, 2014 in Lufkin, Texas.
Brad Elrod was officially sworn in as a licensed attorney Wednesday, November 6, at Tyler County Courthouse. State District Judge Jerome Owens presided over the ceremony. Brad is a native of Woodville and a 2004 graduate of Woodville High School. He is married to Laura Babin Elrod and they have two children, Lilly Pate and Thomas. Brad attended the University of Tulsa College of Law and graduated in May, 2013. He passed the Texas Bar Examination this summer. He is beginning his professional career as an associate in the office of Lindsey B. Whisenhant, Attorney at Law. He will be practicing civil, family, probate and criminal law.
2013 Miss Colmesneil Scholarship Pageant Winner is Kalyn Byerly, senior at Colmesneil High School. She won a $300 scholarship, along with other prizes and has been invited to attend Texas A&M in the Fall.
The Rotary Club of Woodville held it's Instillation last Tuesday evening. Jerry Springfield was installed as the president for the year 2013-2014. Shown here is last years president John Gazzaway passing the gavel. The installing officer was Past District Govenor Ulli Budelmann of the Galveston Rotary Club. Past President John was awarded the Paul Harris humanitarian award at the same event for his efforts in Rotary.
Kirby High School Class of 1973 Reunion—Front Row: Sharon Fuller, Darlene Mott, Becky Neeley, Valerie Dickey Tucker, Sharon Wood Sunday, Amon Sylestine. Second Row: Ava Britnell, Marilyn Barclay, John Moye, Jerry Risinger, Tay Mason. Third Row: Cindy Ashworth Vaughn, Lisa Gardner Fortenberry. Standing Kim Gulley, Billy Irving, Marilee Phillips Williams, Kathy Tolar Weaver, Bobbie Jean Grass Leger, Barbara Riley Walker, Willie Charles Taylor, Anna Lois Archer, Beth Ann Wheat, Enniell Barlow, Steven Bunn, Edward Rigsby, Audrey Snider Pelly, Tommy Bell and Phyllis Davis Kirkland.