Super Stop to help raise money for Mississippi Society of Disabilities
Feb. 9, 2001
Super Stop! convenience stores of Meridian will be donating all proceeds from coffee sales sold on Feb. 12-14 to the Mississippi Society for Disabilities.
The Mississippi Society for Disabilities was formerly a branch of the Easter Seals society and Super Stop! has had a vital role in fund-raising by donating proceeds from every store during the "Coffee Days" promotion.
Super Stop! stores throughout the state will be participating in the promotion as they have for the past 10 years.
Currently, the Mississippi Society for Disabilities supports Central Mississippi Speech and Language Clinic, camp scholarships and Mississippi's Client Assistance Program.
The Dixie National Penning Finals were held in Jackson on Wednesday Jan. 31, 2001. The winning youth team was Clancy Cleveland, 15, Kim Cleveland, 14, and Dustin Johnson, 15. Clancy and Kim are students at Union Public Schools and Dustin is a student at Starkville High School.
Their combined time on penning nine cows for the three rounds was 121.997 seconds. They had the best time of the youth division by penning three cows in 31.737 seconds in one round. For their prize, they team received a Gist Belt Buckle and a cash prize.
Union Planters Bank of Central Mississippi announced recently that Faye Gray, mortgage loan originator, ranks among the company's top mortgage originators and has earned the honor of being a member of Union Planters' Presidents' Club. Gray achieved this distinction with overall mortgage loan production of over $14 million in new loans during the year 2000.
Faye Gray lives in Meridian with her husband, Fred, and they have two children, Tami Keeter and Dr. Lee-Lee Marlow.
Mississippi Power Company has named Anthony Wilson as Meridian Division Manager effective Feb. 16. Wilson will replace Wade Jones. Wilson has served as Meridian Division Operations Manager since 1998. He first joined Mississippi Power Company in 1984 as a co-operative education student while attending Mississippi State University and joined the company full time in 1987 as a distribution engineer in Gulfport and Biloxi.
He moved to Meridian in 1998 and has served on the boards of the United Way of Lauderdale County and the American Cancer Society. He and his wife, Tonya, have three children, Meghan, Katie and Natalie.