Of Local Interest
Wednesday, November 21, 2012 12:00 AM
STALLO CIVIC CENTER
Do you want to dance? Do you want to party? Stallo Civic Center presents the Night Shift Band with Derrell Fulton and the gang. Great country music! Something for everyone. 8 p.m. every Friday night. $8 includes coffee, soft drinks, bottle water and great company in a smoke free atmosphere. Highway 15 north, eight miles on the left, north of the Neshoba County Coliseum. See you there!
Calling all senior citizens ages 60 and up. Come join us every Tuesday at 5 p.m. for a fun night of bingo and a chance to win great prizes. This event will be held at the Senior Citizens Building located at Northside Park. There will be a $2 entry fee and refreshments will be served. So come out and have some bingo fun.
Center Hill Cemetery
Funds are needed for grass cutting at Center Hill Baptist Cemetery. If you have family laid to rest here, please consider donations to support the grass cutting.
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.
The Recovery First NA meeting will be held at God's Tabernacle Church every Thursday at 6 p.m. For more information call Ruthie Nash at 601-656-3565.
Anyone/everyone who wants or desires an opportunity to praise and pray to the Lord (shift-workers, etc., and person available during that time) are invited to a mid-week/mid-day prayer meeting every Wednesday from 1:30-2:30 at Yates Drug Store (banquet room) on the square downtown Philadelphia. (Extra parking around the back of the drug store).
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.
Mt. Olive Baptist Church
Anyone with family members buried at the cemetery is ask to help with the upkeep of the cemetery. Contributions can be mailed to: Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 11881 Road 347, Philadelphia, MS 39350
Intro to Microsoft Computer Class and Sewing Design Class
An eight-week class in Sewing Design will be offered through Dec. 17 from 6 to 9 p.m. on Monday nights. The 2.5 CEU class fee is $75. You may register Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. or Friday from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. until class begins or fills.
Friday Night Entertainment
Come one, come all and listen to the delightful music by Derrell Fulton and The Night Shift Band. Dance the night away to old favorites, contemporaries, and music written by some of our own band members. Enjoy great company in a smoke free atmosphere. $8 includes: cover charge, coffee, soft drinks, and bottled water. Join us every Friday night beginning at 8 p.m. We are located on Highway 15, 8 miles north of The Neshoba County Coliseum on the left. Can't wait to see you there.
Women's Day Event
Women's Day Event at Amazing Grace Apostolic Ministries (15081 Highway 16 East, Suite 1) on Nov. 25 at 3:30 p.m. Pastor is Alene Parker. The guest speaker is Sallie Holmes. For more information call 601-656-9723 of 601-575-7754.
Neshoba County Shrine Club members will be selling two pound blocks of both mild and sharp cheddar cheese for $10 a block. The cheese will be available from any area Shriner, Browns Discount Drugs in Valley View Shopping Center, online at Facebook page: Neshoba County Buy, Sell or Trade or you may contact Grover Vining at 601-416-6667.
Help for those
Struggling with Addiction
Narconon means no-drugs or narcotics-none. We are a non-profit, public benefit organization that is dedicated to helping people get off drugs and live productive lives. We offer free counseling, assessments and free referrals to more than 11,000 centers nationwide. Call today to speak to a counselor at 800-468-6933 or log on to www.stopaddiction. com.
Neshoba County/ Philadelphia Youth Basketball Organization is now taking registration applications for children ages 6-17 for the 2012-2013 season until Nov. 28. You can register at City Hall Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. or at the Senior Citizens building located at Northside Park from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Registration fee is $25. On Nov. 17 and 24 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon you can register at the Booker T. Washington Gym, also we will conduct a meeting for all persons interested in volunteering or coaching the 2012-13 Basketball League. If you are interested and cannot make this date and time, please give us a call at 601-656-4101. Thank you.
Crossroads Baptist Church will hold their Fall Revival Sunday, Nov. 25 thru Wednesday, Nov. 28. Bro. Len Chesney will be guest evangelist. Sunday night service will begin at 6 p.m. Monday thru Wednesday services will begin at 7 p.m. Please make your plans to be with us. For more information, cal Bro. Len Wedgeworth at 601-656-8923 or 601-416-4683.
Carthage Christmas Celebration
Christmas Hits Carthage in a Big Way: the festivities kick-off on Friday, Nov. 30 at 5:30 with the annual Christmas Tree Lighting.
This will feature a children's choir made up of children from area churches. After the Tree lighting the annual Carthage/Leake County Christmas Parade will take place.
On Monday and Tuesday, Dec. 3 and 4, Carthage Christian Academy in conjunction with the Leake County Foundation will present the play "How the Grouch Found Christmas."
Show times are 7 p.m. both nights at the Old Elementary School. On Wednesday, Dec. 5, the Leake County Ministerial Alliance will host "The Christmas Story in Scripture" at 6 p.m. in Sasser Park.
On Thursday, Dec. 6, Carthage Main Street will host their annual Sippin Cider with more than 20 businesses participating in the annual event to see whose Christmas Cider is the Best.
Friday, Dec. 7, brings "Christmas with Disney" sponsored by the Leake County Health Network. It will begin at 6 p.m. at the Carthage National Guard Armory.
All proceeds raised at this event will go to the MS Diabetes Foundation. Tickets will be available in advance and at the door for $10 a child with no charge for adults accompanying children.
To cap off the week's activities the Combined Church Choirs from First Baptist Church, Carthage United Methodist Church, and Trinity Baptist Church will present "Carols of Christmas" in the First Baptist Church sanctuary at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday, Dec. 8 and 9. For more information call 601-267-6764.
The church family of New Black Jack Baptist Church would like to invite everyone to a threeday revival on Nov. 26, 27 and 28, starting at 6:30 p.m. each night. The Messengers will be Bro. Mike Sullivan on the 26, Bro. Curtis Pace on the 27 and Bro. James Warren on the 28. Bro. Curtis Pace will be providing over the music.
There will be a church wide fellowship meal following service on the 28. Come and get filled with God's love through the Holy Spirit and the dedication, of these men through their love for God. Call Bro. Toby Stovall at 601-562-0724, or Bro. Larry Griffin, at 601-562-0494 for more information or directions to church.
A ServSafe food safety certification class will be held in Philadelphia in the Neshoba County Coliseum multi-purpose room on Jan 28 and 29. The deadline to register is Dec. 21. For more information and to obtain a registration form and the 6th Edition ServSafe Book, contact the Neshoba County Extension Service office at 601-656-4011. 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 accommodations.
Northbend Fire Protection
Northbend Fire Protection District will hold its annual meeting Dec. 8 at Fire Station #1 on Highway 21 at 2 p.m. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.
Tucker Fire Department
The Tucker Volunteer Fire Department will hold its annual meeting Nov. 26 at 7 p.m. at Station one. All members are urged to attend.
Greater Ebenezer M.B. Church
The church family of Greater Ebenezer M.B. Church will be having their Family and Friends Day on Nov. 25 at 2 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Pastor, Rev. Purvis Mann Sr.
Veterans of Neshoba County Assn.
There will be an auction at the Veterans Building on Dec. 6 at 6 p.m Buyers and sellers welcome. The building is on road 559, take Highway 16 east from Philadelphia approximately 1/2 mile out of city limits, take left on County Road 559. (VONICA sign is beside road on left of Highway 16). Go approximately 1/2 mile up County Road 559 and Veterans Building is on right. 601-479-3463. Gene Reimert is the auctioneer.
Faithway Baptist Church
Bro. Larry Savell and Bro. Jimmy Townsend cordially invite you to join them at the newly formed Faithway Baptist Church. We are King James New Testament church located at the intersection of Highway 21 south and 488. Sunday school at 10 a.m., Sunday morning Worship at 11 a.m., Sunday Evening worship at 5 p.m. and Wednesday Prayer Services at 6 p.m. Come join us for worship and fellowship in an atmosphere where everybody is somebody and Jesus is Lord.
Breakfast in Bethlehem
Breakfast in Bethlehem on Dec. 10 at 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at Spring Creek Baptist Church. For ages 4 years old to sixth grade. Come celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ at Breakfast in Bethlehem. There will be crafts, games and food. We hope to see you there. Parents must attend with children. Registration if possible please. For more information call the church at 601-656-3511 or Robert Barnett at 601-656-2392.
ECCC Gospel Choir Plans Nov. 28 Performance
East Central Community College's Gospel Choir will hold its annual fall concert Wednesday, Nov. 28 on the Decatur campus. The special program begins at 7 p.m. in the Vickers Fine Arts Center auditorium. Brenda K. Johnson of Lawrence serves as sponsor. For more information, contact Kathy Sanders at ECCC, 601-635-6215 or call toll free, 877-462-3222, ext. 215. Her e-mail address is ksanders@ eccc.edu.
Concert at Ebenezer
The Perrys of Gallatin, Tenn., will be in concert at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Newton on Saturday, Nov. 24 at 6 p.m.. The church is located five miles north of Newton on Newton-Conehatta Road (4442 Newton-Conehatta Road). A love offering will be received. For more information, call 601-683-3928 or 601-896-2249.
PENTECOSTAL OUTREACH MINISTRY
The Pentecostal Outreach Ministry is moving to Fork Road Church building. The next service is Nov. 25, 601-575-2100.