Of Local Interest
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 1:00 AM
Neshoba Central High School Class of '73
Our class reunion is coming up May 4. Organizers need a head count for the caterers. Please send in your money and profile sheets before March 15. If you are unable to attend, we would still like to have your profile sheet. Everyone, please help us make this the best reunion yet. The next meeting will be April 1 at Ronnie's Steak and Grill at 6 p.m.
Junior Auxiliary will be hosting annual Easter Egg Hunt on Sunday March 24 from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Northside Park. We are asking for a $2 donation per child. All proceeds will be going to the Philadelphia Boys and Girls Club. Bring cameras as the Easter Bunny will make special appearance.
Registration for Preschool
First United Methodist Church Weekday Children's Ministry will hold registration in March for toddler and Preschool classes. So stop on by and fill out an application. Registration fee is $50. If you have any questions, please call 601-656-1417.
NCHS Class of 1988
Attention Neshoba Central class of 1988. It's time for your 25th class reunion! The date chosen is June 22 starting at 5 at the Senior Citizen's building at Northside park. Please r.s.v.p. with your address to email@example.com, or send your $50 check or money order to NCHS class of '88, 10430 rd 404, Philadelphia, MS 39350. Cut off date is May 15th. Any questions? Call 601-504-1337. We look forward to seeing you!
Easter Bunny Coming to Library
The Easter Bunny is coming to the Neshoba County Library on March 28. Stop by the library from 9 to 11 a.m. or 3 to 5 p.m. and bring your our camera for a free picture with the Easter Bunny. Call 601-656-4911 for more details.
Concert at Prospect Church
The Spoken 4 Quartet from Branson, Mo., will be featured in concert at Prospect Church, Collinsville, for Friend Day on Sunday, April 7 at 10 a.m. The public is invited. Prospect Church is located on the left side of Highway 19, six miles north of Collinsville. For further information, call 601-986-8392.
NCHS Class of 1963
The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1963 will celebrate their 50th anniversary with a class reunion on May 11 at the Senior Citizens Building at Northside Park. All former classmates (whether in our class or another class), spouses of deceased classmates, friends and former teachers are invited to attend. We need contact information for Betty Hardy Kelly and Thomas Kilpatrick. If you have information on these two, please contact one of the committee. For further details on the reunion, please call Ruth Whitehead 601-389-1946, Ann Ethredge 601-562-4851, Judy Elwood 601-562-2509, Sarah Waddell 601-201-4085, Barbara Dunn 601-416-4584, or Voncile Breazeale 601-506-1922.
The Women's Ministry of First Baptist Church is having a spring fling called "Make Time for Joy" on Saturday, March 23 from 8:30 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. Special guests are Heaven Bound Clowns from Pickensville, Alabama and Sidney Covington from Meridian. The event is free, including lunch and child care. You must register by March 18 to attend. For more information call FBC at 601-656-1507.
Benefit for Ricky Boyles
A garage sale benefit for Ricky Boyles is being planned. Donations are needed. Items can be delivered to 214 Hospital Road west. If items need to be picked up please call 601-562-3915 or 601-562-6416. Sale is scheduled for March 22 and 23.
Marksmen Quartet of Murrayville
The Marksmen Quartet of Murrayville, GA will be in concert at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Newton on Thursday, April 4 at 7 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.
Longino Baptist Church Revival
Longino Baptist Church will have revival services March 24-27. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. Nick Holden will be guest speaker. Tim Moore will conduct the music. Matthew White is pastor. Please come and worship with us.
Open Arms, Inc. Meal
Open Arms, Inc. will provide a meal Saturday, March 23 from 11:30-1:30 p.m. at Westside Community Center. Any and all people in need of a hot meal are warmly welcomed.
Open Arms, Inc. is a non-profit organization. Any groups or individuals wishing to make contributions or donations to honor/memorialize a loved one, please contact Ellen Kilgore at 601-656-3276.
In celebration and in honor of Rev. and Mrs. Benny Alford for 35 years of ministry at Christian Life Apostolic Church. The celebration will be March 22-23 at 7 p.m. with Rev. Randall McKay as guest speaker and on March 24 at 2 p.m. with Rev. Davis Tipton, Jr. as guest speaker.
Linwood Baptist Church Revival
Linwood Baptist Church will have revival on March 24-27. Sunday services will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday thru Wednesday services will be at 7 p.m. Bro. Steve Winstead will be speaker. Martha Reynolds is in charge of music. Bro. Mike Skinner is pastor.
Revival Edinburg UPC
You are invited to revival services by Rev. Wilson D. Hughes on March 24 at 6 p.m. and March 25-27 at 7 p.m. at the Edinburg UPC with visiting Rev. Kenneth Davidson of Carthage.
Revival services will be held at Enon Baptist Church from March 24 through March 28. Sunday services will be held at 11 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Services on Monday thru Thursday will begin at 7 p.m. each night. Evangelist Brian McBride will be bringing the services. The church is located in the Golden Grove community.
Carthage Main Street Movie
Carthage Main Street announces plans for a movie in the Old Carthage Elementary School March 23rd, at 7:30 p.m. The movie is the animated Hotel Transylvania, about Dracula's lavish five-stake resort, where monsters and their families can live it up, free from meddling from the human world. The Movie is free and open to the public.
FFA attends 212 Leadership Conference
The Neshoba Central FFA Greendhands and Dr. Robert Pearson recently attended the 212 Leadership Conference in Raymond. The conference consists of fun and games, hosted by the state FFA officers, to improve leadership and communication skills. Fellow FFA Greenhands from around the state also attended. The Greenhands that attended the conference were Aspen White, Brianna Roberts,and Alyssa Duncan.
A potluck reunion for former American Greetings co-workers will be April 13 at the Fairview Fire Dept. on Mississippi 21 south. Call 601-656-2625 for more information.
Persons interested in umpiring baseball or softball at the park are invited to a meeting Thursday at 5:30 at the senior citizens building.
PLEASANT VALLEY MB CHURCH
We would like to invite you to our annual Women's Day Program. This celebration will be held on Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m. Sis. Rosie Horne will be the guest speaker. Come out and help up celebrate.
EBERNEZER MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH
Pastor Beamon and the members of Ebernezer would like to invite you and your church family to our Spring Musical, Saturday, March 23, 2013 at 6 p.m. Special guests include Mareko-Raymaund Mime. Come and let us raise the roof with praise.