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SOCIETY Tina Marie Nicholas represents city in Modern Miss miss i lna Marie Nicholas, age 16, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Skurley J. Nicholas of Ponchatoula, La. has been selected for competition in the Modern Miss State Finals to be held at the Cen- tenary College in Shreveport, La. at 8 p.m. June 7-9, 1985. Modern Miss has selected outstan- ding young women from all over the state to participate in the activities. The program is designed to recognize young women, 13 to 18, who excel in scholastic achievement and community involvement. Contestants are judged on poise, personality, grooming, and a speech or talent presentation, as well as scholastic and civic achievements. En- trants must have an "80" or better grade average and document at least ten (I0) hours volunteer service to a community or charitable organization. The competition is the official state preliminary for the Modern Miss National Finals where Modern Miss Finalists from all fifty states will compete for over $25,000 in scholarship awards and many other special prizes. Throughout the year, the National Modern Miss Scholarship Program will award over $600,000 in scholarships and tuition grants across the nation to many outstanding teenagers through competition. Miss Nicholas is a student at Pon- chatoula High School. Her activities include FHA; many dif- ferent volunteer service such as FHA. Camera Club, Foreign Language Club, one year of chorus, Hammond State School, Jerusalem Baptist church puppet and clown ministries, adult and youth church choirs, Mission Friends teacher, a former volunteer at West- park Hospital, and a two-year member of JBC youth council "Thanks to my sponsors Jackson&apos;s Medi-Thrift and Ponchatoula Homestead, and to patrons and friends who bought ads from me," commented the pageant contestant. Tina Nicholas Community Garden Club views uniforms By VIOLET COLLIER Garden Editor Ponchatoula Community Garden Club held its monthly meeting Thursday night May 16 in the Garden Club Building in Memorial Park. The meeting was opened with a prayer by club member Mildred Bittick. After which  delicious luncheon was II II served by Hostess Elsie Wood, Elizabeth Douglas, Billie Picou, Edna Mac Donaldson. We had two of our City Policemen ihee who modeled their new Blue IIIIII Springfield Christian Assembly Pastor Brother <Jerry Lambert Sunday I0 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Tues. Prayer Meeting 7:30 p.m. Thur. Bible Study 7:30 p.m. First Presbyterian Church 197 S. 4th St Rev. Anderson Bible Study 9:45 Morning Worship 11 a.m. First United Methodist East Pine St. Sunday Morning Worship I 1 a.m. Sunday Bible Study 9:45 a.m. United Methodist Lee's Landing Methodist Church Morning Worship 9:30 a.m. Sunday Bible Study 10:30 a.m. Westside Baptist Church In the former l.C. Builder'sBldg Hwy51 Pastor Dr. William T. Pruiit Ill Sunday School 10 a.m. Worship Service 11 a.m. Bible Study Wed. 7 p.m. All Saints Episcopal Church W. Hickory & N. 7th Street Rev. Paul Gray Holy Communion 9 a.m. Sunday Oldest Church in Ponchatoula Wadesboro Baptist Church Wadesboro. La Rev James Wall Bible Study 9:45 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. Wesley Chapel United Methodist Church Easterbrook Rd Ponchatoula Bible Study 10 a.m. Morning Worship 11 a.m. St. Joseph Catholic Church 330 W. Pine Fr. Dan Davies Vigil Mass,Sat. 6p.m. Sun. Mass 7,9& 11 a.m. & 6 p.m. Daily Masses 7 a.m. Mon.- Fri. 9:15 a.m. Vigil Mass Sat. Bedico Chapel Millville Baptist Church t5 W McClellan Re Stanlew Day Sunday 9:45 - 12 Sunday School 9:45 - II French Corner Baptist Church Teel Road Bible Study 9:45 Morning Worship 11 a.m. Tasker Memorial AME Zion Church Rev. Albert Yc, un 9 Morning Worship 11 a.m. Manchac Baptist Church Rev James C Netttes Sunday Service 9:45 a.m. & 11 a.m. Bible Study 6 p.m. Jesus Holiness Church Y, ,k u m R(ad Sunday Service 10 a.m. Night Service 7:30 Wed. 7:30 - Sat. 7:30 Rev (k,n C Hensoa The Ponchatoula Times CHURCH DIRECTORY PRODUCERS VIDEO CENTER 1120 Villa Roma Plaza -Pass 542-9385 PONCHATOULA HOMESTEAD SHERMAN'S GLASS & RADIATOR 157 E. Pine Street 386-8852 THE PONCHATOULA TIMES Mr. and Mrs. J. Edward Layrisson BYARD WOOD'S AIR HAMMOND "PECK" CONDITIONING Square Shopping & HEATING Center EDWARDS S. Hoover Rd. Ponch, Hoppy \\;'.. Birthday May 23-Bryan Bohning, Chad Ryan, Vernon Hebert, Dayna L. Hoover, Rita Wells, Richard Eleser, Michael Henderson, Ntchole Jackson, Charles Raiford May 24-Pearl Berner, Dapheny Rimes, Kelly Landry, Craig Steib, Jr., Leah Seal, Jane Tidwell May 25-Patty Niehaus, Terry Pisciotta, Delton "Kelly" Brooks, Linda LeBlanc May 26-Ronnie Faust, Gwen Howes, Angela Gayle, Joe Morgan, Melanie McKneely, Jim Bowden, Hollis Poche, Gerald Osborne May 27oBonnie Boudreaux, Harold Perrin, Rose Rakocy May 28-Kayla Marie Settoon, Shelly Uter, Sara Ann Pepitone, Don Steadman May 29-Lynda Matherne, Charles Cutrer, C. L. Boudreaux, Steven Henderson Uniforms and one wore his bullet proof vest while the other officer brought his to show the club members. The Com- munity Garden Club had presented the; Policemen a check to purchase one of the vests. After a very interesting lecture on the use of these vests given by of- ficers Tommy Richardson and Melvin McGary, the meeting was turned over to our President Mildred Glover. Mrs. Richardson, wife of officer Tommy Richardson, was guest of the club also. The roll call was made and each member answered with a favorite house plant. Minutes were-read by Elizabeth Douglas of the last meeting. They were voted on and accepted as read, by the club. The Treasury report was read by Elaine Ernest, voted on and accepted as stated by the club. Each Committee gave account of their club work during the month. Many interesting projects were completed. After a very interesting evening all club members held hands and repeated the Lord's Prayer together. Brasso Wedding FROM PAGE FOUR Special guests were the bride's grandparents, Mrs. Hugh A. Carroll and Mr. and Mrs. Emile Hymel; her great grandmother, Mrs. A.B. LeBourgeois; her great aunt, Katherine Carroll and the groom's grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. Edward Wilson and Mrs. Martha Basso. Immediately following the ceremonies a reception was held at the Oak Knoll Country Club. Mrs. Conrad G. Kidder presided at the guest registry. The reception rooms were decorated with potted palms and hanging baskets of Boston fern. Gracing the mirrored mantel were azaleas, impatients, palm branches and fern. Centering the refreshment tables were silver win coolers and epergnes filled with snapdragons, carnations and baby's breath and flanked by lighted tapers. An outdoor refreshment table by the pool held a miniature palm tree encircled with fresh fruit. The five-tiered wedding cake, frosted in white, was embellished in an elaborate floral trim and topped with a fresh spring bouquet roses, miniature caanations and baby's breath. Presiding at the cake service were Mrs. Byron Crawfor, Mrs. Houston Jenks, Mrs. William Butscher Jr. Mrs. Michael Rogers, aunts of the bride; Mrs. Wayne Hagan and Mrs. Harvey Theriot. The groom's cake of chocolate was decorated with a hunting scene. Serving the confection were Mrs. Willard Vicknair and Mrs. Dickie Lamp, aunts of the groom, and Mrs. David Jones, cousin of the groom. Alternating at the two punch bowls were Mrs. Leo Spann, Mrs. Robert Spann, cousins of the bride, Mrs. Melvin Lamp, cousin of the groom, Mrs. E.E. Talbot, Jr. Mrs. Chris M. Miaoulis, Mrs. Marc Stubbs, Mrs. William Anglin, and Mrs. Danny Farris. Hosting the reception were Mrs. William Beacham, Mrs. Ralph Ross, Mrs. Lloyd Mire, Mrs. Joseph Dry, Mrs. Aubrey Morse, Mrs. James Short, Mrs. Houston Davis, Mrs. Jack Herbert, Mrs. H.A. Edwards, Mrs. Arthur Cobb Jr., Mrs. Joseph Peacock, Mrs. Harry Lunn, Mrs. Thomas Holmes, Mrs. Larry Gray and Mrs. Dan Faller, Mrs. Larry Ryan, Mrs. Sue Hood and host, Guy Recatto Jr. Distributing rice bags were Scott and Andrew Crawford, cousins of the bride, and Ashley Ryan. Following a wedding trip to the Ozarks in Arkansas, the young couple is now residing near Ponchatoula. A rehearsal dinner was given Friday .evening, March 22, by the bridegroom's parents at their residence. THE PONCHATOULA TIMES, MAY 23, 1985, PAGE Couple plan June wedding Mr. and Mrs. Frank J. Tomasella of Scottsboro, Alabama announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Gina Ann Marie to Eddie Dean Holmes. son of Mr. and Mrs. Stanley E. Holmes of Ponchatoula. Miss Tomasella is a 1982 graduate of Ponchatoula High School and attended SLU for one year. She is currently employed by Jacobs Bank in Scottsboro, Alabama as a Branch head teller. The prospective groom, Holmes also graduated from Ponchatoula High in Anniversaries May 23-Mark & Donna Beauchamp, Dennis & Alice James May 24-Gary "&*Jean Stanga, Harold & Vickie Holden, Mcihael & Shirley Sweeney May 25-Hardy & Paulette Richardson May 26-Edgar & Gladys 1982. He served one year of active in the U.S. Marine Corps currently a corporal in the U.S. Corps Reserve. 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