Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers

Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers will preform at Center Hill Baptist Church on Aug. 30 at 7 p.m. located on Golf Course Road. Any questions please contact Melissa Sibley at (601) 650-4027.

Singing Program

The MT. Enon MB Church located in the Dixon community cordially invite all area church families to a singing program which is scheduled for Saturday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. Rev. F. Thames, Pastor.

Benefit Auction

The Gary Kiddy Benefit Auction will be held at Sebastopol Stockyard, located behind the Piggly Wiggly and Dollar General, on Sept. 5 at 5 p.m. This will be a miscellaneous  auction to help raise money for Gary Kiddy and his family. Gary was hit from behind by another vehicle on his way to work in December 2013. He suffered head injuries that have left him unable to work since. His family needs help. Any donations for the auction and your attendance would be appreciated greatly. Thanks in advance.

For donations or any info contact: David Hillman: 601-504-0368, David Harris: 770-925-5382, Erick Brown: 601-613-6790, and Kim Kiddy: 601-917-1056.

Neshoba County Community Relief Fund Committee

You are invited to our big fundraising event, Saturday, Sept. 20, beginning at 6 p.m. at the Westside Community Center. This event will feature gospel singing. Mr. Billy Culverson will be the M.C. This community effort is being done to raise building funds to help three congregations affected by the April 28 storm in Winston County. Your financial support is needed and will be appreciated. Tickets will be sold for fish sandwiches and/or a bottle water or pop. Donation - $5

High Hill Baptist Church Revival

High Hill Baptist Church Neshoba County will present in revival "Local Pastors to Share their Heart for Revival," Aug. 24-27 with services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Thursday.

Revival Schedule:

Worship led by music evangelists Steve and Beeky Carver

Sunday, Aug. 24 at 11 a.m. Rev. Dale Rogers

Sunday, Aug. 24 at 6 p.m. Rev. James Clark

Monday, Aug. 25 at 7 p.m. Rev. John Sharp

Tuesday, Aug. 26 at 7 p.m. Rev. Shane McGiuney

Wednesday, Aug. 27 at 7 p.m. Rev. Jason Jones

Rev. Don Cook is pastor. The public is invited. For information, call 601-625-9978

CEU Credit Computer & Trade Classes

Registration is now open for CEU classes at the Career-Tech (formerly Vo-Tech) Center.

We offer computer classes in Microsoft Office and Technology for teachers, sewing design, basic automotive and basic home repair classes. Other classes may be offered if enough students are interested.

Any class offered must have a minimum of six register for the class to make. The cost of a 25-hour class (2.5 CEUs) is $100, due at registration. If the required number does not register, registration fees paid will be refunded. After class meets one time there will be no refunds. (*Fees are subject to change.)

The eight-week classes meet one night per week from 6 to 9 p.m., tentatively beginning later in August.

For more information on registering, you may contact us Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. or Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. at 601-656-8544.

Four Corners Chapel Christian Church Homecoming

Four Corners Chapel Christian Church will be holding a Homecoming on Aug. 24 at 2 p.m. Come join us in worshiping the Lord! Everyone is welcome to come and bring your friends and family! You will get a blessing! Guest speaker is Bro. Rick Edwards. Singers are Ben Johns and Sean Greer. For more information, call 601-504-0068 or 662-803-6521.

Home-School Kick Off

A Home-School Kick Off will be held at Wess Chapel Baptist Church on Aug. 21 at 1 p.m. The event will be hosted by C.H.E.A.L. (Christian Home Educators Association of Louisville). There will be activities for the kids as well as a "Build Your Own Sundae" buffet. Door prizes will be given and there will also be a "Cirriculum Swap" so please bring any materials you want to swap, sell, or give away. All home-schoolers are invited, members and non-members alike, even those outside of the Louisville area. So, if you are looking to be a part of a great home-school group, come join in the fun as we get ready for a big home-schooling year in 2014-2015. For more information contact Sherrie Murphy at (601) 656-9165.

Dancing Rabbit Genealogical and Historical Society

Dancing Rabbit Genealogical and Historical Society will resume meeting on Sept. 10 at 1 p.m. in the Ramzy Room of the Carthage-Leake County Library after a summer break.

Ann McKee with the Rose Hill Company will be the program presenter for this meeting. She will speak about the candlelight tour of the Rose Hill Cemetery in Meridian that is held each fall. Many of Meridian's founding Fathers, Confederate soldiers, the King and Queen of the gypsies and other notable people are buried there.

Mark your calendars and come be a part of this presentation. All members and prospective members are welcome.



Time has come again for Philly Youth Football registration for new and old players. If you are interested in playing football and cheering with Philly Youth Football and between the ages 4-12 years old,  please see the below names. You may also pick up an application from Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club, Pearl River Elementary, Philadelphia Elementary, and please bring registration form to Booker T. Football Field on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday at 5:30 - 7 p.m. until Aug. 22.  Please bring with you a copy of your child's birth certificate.  We are looking forward to making this Season one to remember with you.Thanking you in advance.

You can call: Linda Johnson,  President,  601-728-0800; Lamont Crockett,  vice president,   601-663-9002; Kimberly Wilson,  secretary,  601-515-8919; and Avia Jackson,  601-575-0355,  Booster Club president.

Daniel Reunion

The William Simmons Daniel reunion will be held Saturday, Aug. 16 at 11 a.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church located on Highway 21 north, Philadelphia.

Family and friends are invited to attend. Please bring a covered dish.

Goodin Reunion

The annual Goodin reunion will be Sept. 7 at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia. All friends and relatives are invited to attend. Please bring a covered dish.

Scooba Day

The annual Scooba Day barbecue and horse show will be Aug. 30 at the Scooba Riding Club Arena. Horse show begins at 10 a.m. Sign up begins at 9:30 a.m. Negative Coggins test papers must accompany all horses entering the grounds. For more information call Jean Reed at 601-562-5552 or Rob Reynolds at 601-527-9792.

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer

We are now registering for tackle football and cheer through Aug. 23. Five and 6 year old tackle football is $50; 7-12 year old tackle football is $65, and 5-12 year old cheerleading is $100. For more information contact Greg Fulton 601-650-8301, Dun Moore 601-562-9867, Oreaka Wells 601-416-5213, Brookes Hardin 901-416-5397, Debbie Reynolds 601-575-1207, or Mary Triplett 601-416-1180.

Food giveaway

Mars Hill outreach ministry will be open on Aug. 16 from 8-9 a.m. First time applicants must bring ID, proof of income (check stubs), and proof of residency (utility bill). For more information or questions, call LaTonya Smith at 601-416-2319 or Patricia Wilson at 601-656-3549.

24th annual Forestry and Wildlife Festival

Saturday, Sept. 27 will be a very special day in Clarke County as it will celebrate the annual Clarke County Forestry and Wildlife Festival at Archusa Water Park in Quitman.

The Clarke County Chamber of Commerce sponsors the festival in an effort to promote the county for tourism and to provide family fun for area residents. It is the main event of the fall season for our Chamber and for our county.

Activities will begin at 9 a.m. The event will include Children's Breakfast with Special Characters, a car and truck show, Kiddie-Land with Nickelodeon-type children's games, arts and crafts, live entertainment, bass tournament, equipment displays, and porcelain chariot races. Ted Mangum from Ellisville will have his huge "Little Red Wagon." There will also be lots of good food, including homemade ice cream, and a chance to win $500 cash. Bring a lawn chair and spend the day.

Registrations are now being accepted for booth spaces for the event. Spaces are available for Arts & Crafts, trades, industrial, equipment exhibits and food sales. Booth registration deadline is Sept. 23.

For more information, contact the Clarke County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 172, Quitman, MS 39355. Phone is 601-776-5701.

Little Zion

homecoming and revival

The Little Zion M.B. Church will be having their annual homecoming Sunday, Aug. 17 at 2:30 p.m. Rev. James Steele from Brown Ridge Baptist Church will be the guest speaker. Revival will be Aug. 18-22 starting at 7 p.m. Rev. A.C. Rush will be the speaker. The public is invited.

Collins Family Reunion

The Collins family reunion Cousin Fun Day will be Saturday, Aug. 16 at the Mississippi Muse Cabin at Oka-Itsu Puah Falls in Decatur from 1-6 p.m. Come join us in a day of family fun. Hot dogs will be provided, please bring snacks of your choice to go with the hot dogs and bring soda.

On Sunday, Aug. 17, we will have the annual Collins family reunion at Pine Grove Baptist Church in the House community after Sunday service. All friends are invited, please bring a covered dish.

God's Tabernacle Women's Workshop

We invite all women to our women's workshop. We hope you can come out and take a part in this workshop.

The theme is "Trying to please God." The workshop is Aug. 12-14 from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Revival services will also be held from Aug. 11-15 at 7 p.m. Elder Charles Nash, evangelist, will be there.

Benefit for Cancer Patient

A benefit for Frances Dennis will be held Saturday, Aug. 23 from 4 p.m. until at the Zion Church of God (The Old Arbor) on Zion Road between Sebastopol and Rosebud. Uncle Pug's Blue Grass Band will play and sing from 5-6 p.m.

Hamburger and hot dog plates will be for sale, also cakes, ice cream and other food items. An auction will go from 6 p.m. until.

Other events may be announced later. To donate food or auction items, please call 601-253-2852, 601-562-8959, 601-253-2561, or 601-668-8190. We appreciate your support.

Bounds Avenue Church

The former Bounds Avenue Church, now The House of Hope, is in Philadelphia. Come join The House of Hope, the place where God Almighty is the God of second chances. For more information call Ricky Rogers at 601-507-2467.

NCHS Class of 1964 50th Reunion

The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1964 will have a 50-year class reunion on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 6 p.m. at the Senior Citizen Center located at Northside Park. The cost will be $15 a person and dress is casual.

Check can be sent to Jerry W. Phillips, 10621 Road 547, Philadelphia, Miss. 39350. For additional information contact Jerry W. Phillips at (601) 656-7876; Nelson White, Jr. at (601) 575-0965; Mary Ruth Higginbotham Dennis at (601) 656-7381; Elton Bryan at (601) 562-6598; Danny Skinner at (601) 562-3823; Larry or Dianna Evans Walker at (601) 562-7460; Nancy Sharp Joyner at (601) 938-0475.

Additional information can also be found on Facebook in events or go to Facebook, the Class of 1964 50th Reunion.

PHS Class OF 1978 Reunion

Those interested in attending the PHS Class of 1978 reunion can mail payment of $100 to P.O. Box 1488, Philadelphia, MS 39350.

For additional info contact Carl Gary: cell-662-386-9321, home, 662-788-2857 and

Seniors Bingo

Calling all seniors to come out on Tuesday nights at 5 p.m. for some bingo fun at the Northside Park Senior Citizens building. There is only a $2 admission. Refreshments will be served. This is for ages 55 and up!

NAMI Support Group

NAMI Meridian would like to invite any adult diagnosed with a mental illness to join the Connection support group every Tuesday from 5:45 to 7:15 p.m. at the Wesley House Community Center at 1520 8th Ave. NAMI stands for National Alliance on Mental Illness and is a non-profit organization dedicated to educating and supporting those living with mental illness and their families.

A family support group (Family-to-Family) meets the second Tuesday of each month at the same time and place. For more information, please contact the NAMI Mississippi office at 1-800-357-0388. NAMI Meridian Affiliate's email address is and mailing address is P. O. Box 8563, Meridian, MS 39303.

High Hill Cemetery

The High Hill Cemetery Fund Committee of Neshoba County needs financial help with maintenance. Please make your check payable to High Hill Cemetery Fund and mail it to Lynda Holcomb, 2506 Dennis Road, Walnut Grove, MS, 39189.

Stallo Civic Center

Come dance with us. We have some of the best Country Music around. Admission includes coffee, soft drinks and bottled water. Starts at 7:30 every Friday night. Located on Mississippi 15, eight miles from Neshoba County Coliseum. For more information call 601-562-3507.