Of Local Interest
Wednesday, October 3, 2012 1:00 AM
The Philadelphia Police Department and the Community Policing Neighborhood Associa-tion are asking for your assistance in donations for school supplies for the children of Philadelphia Elementary School. Any donation would be greatly appreciated.
Lynville High Reunion
Lynville High School will hold its annual reunion on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Western Sizzler Steakhouse at 1100 N. Frontage Road in Meridian. Former students and teachers are encouraged to attend. The event will begin at 11 a.m. For info please call Mrs. Faye Wilson at 601-743-9385, Mrs. Annette Taylor at 601-677-2215, or Ray Fulton at 601-677-3737. Thanks very much!
North Calvary Homecoming
The annual homecoming service at North Calvary Baptist Church, 922 North Pecan Ave., will be held at 11 a.m. on Sunday, Oct. 14. The guest speaker for this occasion will be Dr. James Bryant, a former pastor. Music will be under the direction of Mrs. Karen Cumberland.
A fellowship lunch will be enjoyed following the service. Current and former members are urged to attend this special time of worship and fellowship. The public is invited.
NCHS Class of 1982 Reunion
Plans are in progress for the Neshoba Central Class of 1982 reunion on Oct. 26 and 27. If you are interested in more information, join us on Facebook at reunion of Neshoba Central Class of 1982 or contact Connie Lee Clark 601-416-6844 or Teri Flint Killens 601-416-2402 (cell) 601-656-1042 (home). Our next meeting will be Sept. 9 at 2:30 at Griffis Motors.
SUPPORT FOR FALL FUN DAY NEEDED
This is the seventh year for the Fall Fun Day for special needs youth of Neshoba County. It will be held Thursday, Oct. 25 in the Neshoba County Coliseum.
Assistance from church groups, civic clubs, families and others is requested to conduct various activity booths for the children that morning from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. Sponsorships for this event are also requested. To sign up for this worthwhile public service project please call (601) 656-4602 or come by the County 4-H office in the Neshoba County Coliseum. This project is sponsored by the Neshoba County, Philadelphia and Choctaw Disability Children's Foundation.
The Grace Pace
A one mile fun run, 5k-10k run/walk to be held Oct. 6 at Grace Baptist Church in Philadelphia. Race packets can be picked up at VIP Rehab, Shelter Insurance or Grace Baptist Church. The proceeds go to the Diamond League, the ball league for disabled children in Philadelphia. The race will be timed by Mississippi Race Timing. For more information call 601-728-9588.
NCHS Class of 1982
The Class of 1982 Reunion is set for Oct. 26 and 27. Please join us on Facebook @ Reunion of Neshoba Central Class of 1982 or contact Connie Lee Clark 601-416-6844, Teri Flint Killen 601-416-2402 (cell) 601-656-1042 (home), or Vanessa Jones Daniel 601-781-0035. Our next meeting will be October 7, 2012, at 2:30 at Griffis Motors.
CPC Fall Fundraiser
The Center for Pregnancy Choices is selling ribs and Boston butts as a fundraiser. The prices are $20 for a slab of ribs and $25 for a Boston butt. Tickets may be purchased from any board member or you may call the CPC at 656-9712 to place an order. The meat may be picked up at the CPC on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 2-6 p.m. It's being cooked by the Piggly Wiggly in Collinsville. Would make a great tailgater for the State or Ole Miss game that weekend.
Fish Fry at Bloomfield Church
Bloomfield C. M. Church will have a Fish Fry on Saturday, Oct. 6. Donations only. All are welcome to come. Take Highway 486 East, turn at Bloomo Restaurant. Serving from 4-7 p.m. There will be a singing after. All singers welcome.
Grace Fest will be on Saturday, Oct. 6 starting at 7:30 a.m. Activities include car, truck, motorcycle show, games and jumpers for the kids, and vendors for the ladies. We will also have an Auction at 4 p.m. followed by an all you can eat stew and gospel singing for only $7. All proceeds go to fund mission projects for the youth at Grace Baptist Church. All events held at Grace Baptist Church located at 111 Grace Avenue.
The ancestors of Alex Andrew and Suddie (Spears) Conn will have their annual reunion at the Neshoba County Coliseum on Saturday, Oct. 6. All relatives and friends are invited. Pleased bring a covered dish.
G.W. White Family Reunion
G.W. White Family Reunion will be on Sunday, Oct. 7 at Linwood Community Center at noon. Bring a covered dish.
Callaham, Rishers reunite
The Callahan and Risher reunion will be held at the Leake Academy Cafeteria on Sunday, Oct. 7 beginning at 10 a.m. Bring pot luck to be served at noon.
Forest Dale School Reunion
The Forest Dale Annual School reunion will be held Oct. 6 at the Forest Dale Lodge. Those planning to attend please contact Sue Hall (10490 Road 646) by Oct. 3. The cost will be $10 per person.
Associated Brotherhood of Christians Conference
You are invited to our annual Associated Brotherhood of Christians Conference beginning on Tuesday night, Oct. 2-4. There will be day services on Wednesday and Thursday as well as night services. The night services will begin at 7:30 p.m., and the day services will begin at 10 a.m. The conference evangelist is Bro. Dean Livingston from Bristol, Virginia. Physical address is 10429 Highway 15 South, Noxapater, MS, 39346.
CPC Fall Fundraiser
The Center for Pregnancy Choices is selling ribs and Boston butts as a fundraiser. The prices are $20 for a slab of ribs and $25 for a Boston Butt. Tickets may be purchased from any board member or you may call the CPC at 656-9712 to place an order. The meat may be picked up at the CPC on Thursday, Oct. 11 from 2 until 6 p.m. It's being cooked by the Piggly Wiggly in Collinsville. Would make a great tailgater for the State or Ole Miss home game that weekend.
WARD and WILKERSON REUNION
The descendants of Tom and Pearl Wilkerson Ward will meet Sunday, Oct. 7 for our 24th annual reunion. It will be in the park in Union at the pavilion. Friends and relatives are invited to come and bring a covered dish. There are only three of the couple's children left. Hope to see you there to enjoy the day.
A community meeting regarding public school education, initiated by parents and citizens, will be held Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum.
For more information, please contact Chiquita Jones (601-650-8811) and/or Cecil Hooker (601-656-1007).
Join us at Pentecostal Outreach Ministry for a singing on the first Saturday night of every month at 6 p.m. The church is located at 481 Beacon Place in downtown Philadelphia. Everyone welcome to worship. Pastor is Samuel Fulton. For more information call 601-575-2100.
Benefit Ride for James Hulbert Fortenbery
There will be a Trail Ride for James Hulbert Fortenberry on Oct. 20 in Rosebud. There will be horse and wagon trails. It will be $10 per person.
There will be food and bond fire afterwards. Karaoke starts at 7 p.m. All donations will be very appreciated. For directions call Penny and Robert Wright at 601-416-6331 or Kristina Kitchens at 601-421-2693.
All friends an guest are invited. Riders leave out at 9 a.m. Auction starts at 5 p.m.
Pearl River United Pentacostal Church is having a gospel singing on Friday, Oct. 12 at 7 p.m. The Singing Sanders Family with daughter Angela Adams and their granddaughter Mary Ann.
The Singing Maxwells (formally of the Christian Aires) sister Sue Moore (who brought them all to their feet at Deemer Road sing in August). Sister Linda King and many others.
Pastor Harvey King and his first lady Linda King invite one and all to please come and enjoy great music, fellowship and refreshments.
New County Line Baptist Church
New County Line Baptist Church will have Homecoming Services on Sunday, Oct. 14 beginning at 10 a.m. Brother David Winstead will bring the message. Angela Adams and family will be guest singers. Lunch will follow in the fellowship hall and everyone is invited. The church is located on Highway 427 near Edinburg.
The Morning Star M.B. Church will be having a Fish Fry/ Rummage Sale in the church parking lot Oct. 6 starting at 8 a.m. Rev. Harold Coburn Jr. is pastor.
Bloomfield Methodist Church Revival
Revival services will be held at Bloomfield Congregation Methodist Church (Highway 486, take the right at Bloomfield Restuarant) on Sunday, Oct. 7. Services Sunday will begin at 10:30 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services on Monday through Wednesday will be at 7 p.m. Bro. Jimmy Holda, guest evangelist will be the speaker. All are invited. The Glory Bound Quartet will also be in concert.
Pastor Geneva Blunt and the Shield of Faith Ministries are having a Fall Revival Oct. 22-26. Service will begin at 7 p.m. The guest speaker will be pastor Chris Sprivey of Greenleaf M.B. Church in Ludlow.
Center Hill Baptist Revival
Center Hill Baptist Church will have revival on Oct. 7-10th. Services on Sunday will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Services on Monday through Wednesday will be at 7 p.m. Speaker will be Rev. Matthew White. You are invited to attend.
Alzheimers Care Giver Support Group
The monthly Alzheimers Care Giver Support Group will meet Oct. 8 at 6:30 p.m. in the Neshoba County Nursing Home Activity/Dining area.
Special guests will be Alabama Animal Assisted Therapy dog and Stacey Cook from the Neshoba County Nursing Home. The advantage of pet therapy for people with dementia will be discussed. All caregivers and families of people with Alzheimers dementia are encouraged to attend.
Singing at Deemer Church
Deemer Church of Jesus Name will have a singing Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. featuring the Telestials.
25 Year Reunion for NCHS
The NCHS class of 1987 will celebrate their 25 year class reunion on Saturday, Oct. 27 beginning at 6 p.m. at the Northside Park Senior Citizen's Center. The cost is $30 per person or $50 per couple if paid before Oct. 13.
After Oct. 13 the cost is $35 per person or $60 per couple. Payments of check or money order can be sent to Reunion Treasurer, Ledale Reynolds, 525 State Ave. Philadelphia, MS 39350.
PayPal payments may be sent to Ledale7@gmail.com. Contact Ledale Reynolds for credit or wire transfer payments. Please contact Daniel Lewis at email@example.com if a financial hardship is present.
Bailey Family Reunion
All descendants of the Reverend Edward Bailey and family friends are invited to the 132nd annual Bailey Family Reunion.
The reunion will be held Saturday, Oct. 13 beginning at 11 a.m. at Salem Cumberland Presbyterian Church, located 2 miles west of Sebastopol on Highway 487. Bring your favorite dish and enjoy a day of family remembrance and renewal.
Fifth Pastoral Anniversary
The 5th Pastoral Anniversary and the 25th wedding anniversary of Rev. Sylvester and Barbara M. Hampton will be held on Oct. 7 at 3 p.m. Services will take place at the St. Paul M. B. Church. The couple will renew their wedding vows. Their son, Elder Carlos Miller will conduct the ceremony. Everyone is invited to attend.
Descendents of William John Dowdle and Catherine Pace Dowdle will meet Saturday, Oct. 13 at Lucern Clubhouse, Union. All family members and friends are invited to attend. Come early and bring a dish of food for a noon luncheon.
A business meeting will follow the noon meal.
PRIVATE APPLICATOR TRAINING
A Private Applicator Certification class will be taught on Tuesday, October 16, beginning at 4:30 p.m. in the Multi-Purpose room of the Neshoba County Coliseum.
Individuals wishing to obtain private applicator certification may call the Extension Service office at 656-4602 to pre-register for this training. A $10.00 registration fee will be charged for the class.
Individuals who require special accommodations to participate should contact the Extension office to make their request known prior to the program. Contact should be made timely to ensure appropriate accommodation.
FARM BUREAR ANNUAL MEETING
Neshoba County Farm Bureau Annual Meeting will be held on Tuesday, October 9th at the Neshoba County Coliseum. The meal will begin at 6:30pm. There will be door prizes. All Neshoba County Farm Bureau members and their families are invited to attend.
Hudson Chapel Homecoming
Hudson Chapel Church Of God will be having their homecoming service Sunday Oct. 7. Terry Terrell will be our guest singer/speaker.
Services will start at 10:30 a.m. and a potluck lunch will follow. The church is located just off hwy 492 between Union and Sebastopol on Hudson Chapel Road.
Homecoming at Sandtown
Sandtown United Methodist Church will be celebrating homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 14. Services will begin at 10:30 a.m. with Rev. James E. Swanson, Sr. as guest speaker. "Dinner on the Ground" will follow the service in the family life center.
There will be no Sunday School that morning. The church is located at 11950 Hwy 482, eight miles east of Philadephia. For more information, please call the church office at 601-656-7466.
FAITH FELLOWSHIP YARD SALE
Faith Fellowship Church is having a yard sale Saturday, Oct. 13 starting at 7 a.m. Lots of furniture, baby items, clothes, shoes, etc. 1006 E Main St. beside McClain Hayes Funeral Home
The New Prospect Church family would like to invite you to our pastors, Mearlon Coleman and Sis. Mattie Coleman, 14th year anniversary.
This great event will be held on Oct. 21 at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Thermon Brazzle and the Poplar Springs MB Church family will be our special guest.
Associated Brotherhood of Christians Conferencs
You are invited to our annual Associated Brotherhood of Christians Conference beginning on Tuesday, Oct. 9-11.
There will be day services on Wednesday and Thursday as as night services. The night services will begin at 7:30 p.m., and the day services will begin at 10 a.m. The conference evangelisy is Bro. Dean Livingston fro Bristol Virginia