DEKALB HEAD START/EARLY START APPLICATIONS

Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. is accepting applications for 2018-2019. Child must be: 3-4 years of age on or before Sept. 1 for Head Start or 15 months to 35 months of age on Sept. 1 for Early Head Start.  The following information must be presented:  Proof of income:  1040A, 1040EZ tax return, child support, TANF letter, copy of college grants/scholarships, and any other source of household income.  Social Security or SSI statement.   

Proof of age: birth certificate or form 121(immunization record). If you have any questions please contact Deborah Spencer, Helen McCoy or La'keisha Clark at 601-743-2607.

Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.



RECOVERY FIRST

Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at God's Tabernacle Church.  For more information call 601-656-3565 or 601-504-4278.



AREA WIDE YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE

Neshoba County Youth Football joins the Area Wide League for ages 5-12 (by Sept. 1, no 7th graders).  

The registration fee is $65.

No waiver is required and where you attend school does not matter.  For more information contact Dun Moore 601-562-9867, Donald Hardin 601-416-3763, Greg Fulton 601-650-8301, Brooks Hardin 601-416-5397, Michelle Estes 601-575-2603 or Angela Fulton 601-575-0711.



THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATER-DAY SAINTS

Missionaries living in the Philadelphia area are looking for opportunities to build up the community and we offer free  services like help with yard work & cleaning. We invite others to listen to our message and come closer to their savior. Give us a call! 601-832-6160.



ALZHEIMER’S

CAREGIVER

SUPPORT GROUP

The monthly Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet every 2nd Monday at 5:30 pm.  The meetings are held at the Neshoba County Nursing Home conference room, located near the Station 1 entrance off of Hospital Road.  All families and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia are urged to attend.



PHILADELPHIA

PUBLIC SCHOOL

DISTRICT

The school district is accepting registration packages for all grades.  This information  can be picked up at the elementary school.



VFW SERVICE

OFFICER

Service officer is providing assistance for veterans, dependents, and widows by appointment only.  This is to provide better service.  Call 601-575-0583 / 601-504-1529 for appointment.



SADLER CEMETERY OF HOUSE COMMUNITY

I am trying to make contact with the Whites and Reeves that have family members laid  to rest in the Sadler cemetery on road 717, three miles from old Hwy 19 behind the Winstead old store.  I am asking for someone in the above families to please contact me so we can plan for upkeep.  A.J. Williams, 713 Twin Oaks Drive, Ocean Springs, Miss. 39564, 1-228-872-1221.



REVIVAL AT MT. ARAAT BAPTIST

The Mt. Araat Baptist Church in Scooba will begin their annual revival services on Sun., Aug. 26, and  continue through Aug. 30.  The Rev. George Cain will be the guest evangelist for the week.  He is from the Hopewell Baptist Church in Brooksville.  Services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly.  Please join us.



MIRACLES IN CONCERT

The Miracles in Concert  Sunday, August 26th at 10:30 am. “A Wonderful Worship Experience” at Antioch Baptist Church  12150 Road 298 Union. For information call 601-986-8771. The Miracles have a three-fold mission; to praise God through music, to bridge attitudinal barriers toward persons with disabilities, and to share the mission and ministry of the Baddour Center.



FOOD GIVEAWAY

The Mars Hill Outreach Ministry will be open on Saturday August 18, 2018 from 8 a.m.-9 a.m. All first time applicants must bring identification, proof of income and proof of residency. The Mars Hill Outreach Ministry is a 501 (c) (3) non profit organization. For questions, more information or to make donations please contact LaTonya Smith @ (601) 416-2319 or PaTricia Wilson & (601) 656-3549.



SATURDAY MORNING CARTOONS

The Neshoba County Public Library and Families First for Mississippi invite you to stop by the library August 18 at 10 a.m. for Saturday Morning Cartoons! Cartoons featured this month will be The Pink Panther and Rocky & Bullwinkle. Cereal will be provided for children 12 and under. For more information call the library at 601-656-4911.



FAIR CITY CHORALE

The Fair City Chorale will have 2018 registration August 20th and 27th at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Everyone is welcomed to come sing with us.



UNITED WAY TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL POWER OF THE PURSE

United Way of East Mississippi will host its sixth annual Power of the Purse, a Women's Leadership Council fundraiser for United Way of East Mississippi’s Imagination Library. The event will be held on August 23, 2018 at the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian, starting with a 5:30 p.m. sneak peek and silent auction starting at 6:00 p.m. The night will include a silent and live auction, wine, beer, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and lots of fun. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the United Way of East Mississippi office in Meridian, Simply Irresistable in Quitman, or Citizens National bank in Philadelphia for $30. Each ticket purchased covers the cost of one child's books for a year from the Imagination Library.   For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact UWEM at 601-693-2732, online @ www.uwem.org, or from the link on United Way of East Mississippi’s Facebook page.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a community impact program of United Way of East MS. The program sends a free book every month to children between birth and 5 years of age, increasing literacy and early childhood development and education. This program serves children in Lauderdale, Clarke, Kemper, and Neshoba County.  We are currently delivering over 4200 books a month to children in our community.  To register your child for Imagination Library, please visit our website at www.uwem.org.



PHILADELPHIA FIRST ASSEMBLY YARD SALE

The church will have a yard sale beginning @ 6 a.m., Saturday, August 22.  The location is 10141 Herman Alford Hwy.  For questions call Kasie McInnis at 601-686-1383.



HEALING ROOMS

AVAILABLE

MS Combine Healing Rooms available Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at 224 Byrd Ave. Philadelphia.



SANDTOWN UMC

Children ages 3 years old (potty trained) – 5th grade are invited to attend HighPoint on Wednesday nights beginning on August 15th starting at 6:30 and ending at 7:30 at Sandtown United Methodist Church (11950 MS-482, Philadelphia, MS 39350).   We ask that parents bring their child/children into the Sanctuary and register (there is no fee required).   Also, prayer meeting and Youth worship services are held during this time with a nursery provided for adults participating!  If you have any questions, please feel free to contact the Church office at 601-656-7466 or Susan at 601-504-3252.