Join us at Pentecostal Outreach Ministry for a singing on the first Saturday night of every month at 6 p.m. The church has moved to the Fork Road church building. Everyone welcome to worship. For more information call 601-575-2100.

Mt. Olive Baptist Church

Anyone with family members buried at the cemetery is ask to help with its upkeep. Contributions can be mailed to: Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 11881 Road 347, Philadelphia, MS 39350.



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.

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.

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 loviekj@gmail.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!

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.

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.

Boyles Benefit

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.

Potluck Reunion

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.

Ellingburg Reunion

Please come and bring a covered dish and join us for the reunion on April 7th at the VFW building. A noon meal will be served.

Bloomo High School Reunion

Bloomo High School Reunion will be Saturday, April 15 at Ocobla Baptist Family Life Center on Highway 16 East from 12 noon until 3 p.m. All students and teachers are invited.

Spring Revival

We would like to invite your Church Family to our Spring Revival. This event will take place Monday thru Wednesday, April 1-3 at 7:15 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Rev. Marvin Chapman, Pastor of the Old Palestine Missionary Baptist Church, Taylorsville, Ms. Pastor is Rev. Clarence J. Beamon, II.

Pastor Anniversary

We, the members of Ebernezer Missionary Baptist Church would like to invite your Church Family to our beloved pastor's 1st Year Anniversary. This special occasion will be held on Sunday, April 7 at 2 p.m. The guest speaker for this will be Rev. Carl Bickham, II, pastor of St. Hill Missionary Baptist Church in Newton. We look forward to seeing you there to help us lift up the name of Jesus.

Pre-K Program Registration

The Neshoba County School District Pre-Kindergarten Program is located the at the Neshoba Count Parent Resource Center Building at Valley View.

If you wish for your 4-year old child to be tested for the pre-K program, come to the Parent Resource Center for registration from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m on May 1-15. It is not necessary for your child to be present on the day of registration. If all registration materials are presented, an appointment will be assigned for your child to be screened for placement.

If you have questions regarding registration documents needed, call the Federal Programs office at 601-656-4484.

Herrington family reunion

The annual Herrington family reunion will be held on Saturday, April 6, at Pine Grove Baptist Church in the House community. All descendants of the Herrington family are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship.

Lunch will be served at noon.


Fulmer's Homsteaders Gathering and Horsedrawn Auction on Friday and Saturday, April 19 and 20 at 510B Wingate Road in Richton. Come join us at Fulmer's Farmstead as we bring together a community of homesteaders to share experience and knowledge. Friday will be filled with free workshops, such as Healthy choices from an Amish Kitchen, Family Cow, Canning Class, Natural Cleaning Products, Natural Horsemenship, and Russell Draft Horse workshop. Activities will begin Friday night at 7 p.m. and continue on Saturday at 10 a.m. Auction items will be available for viewing starting Wednesday, April 17.

For more information contact 601-964-8222 or visit FulmersHomesteadersGathering.com. Selling equipment and miscellaneous items including: plows, discs, mowers, hayrakes, wagons, buggies, cultivators, harnesses, miscellaneous tack, antiques, and hard-to-find collectibles.

A.A. Winstead Family Reunion

A.A. Winstead Family Reunion will be on Saturday, April 13 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church of Union in the Fellowship Hall. Come and bring food for noon meal and fellowship.

Radio Bible Class

Revelation Bible Class begins Sunday April 7. Sunday will be at 9 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday will be at 2 p.m. Listen on WMER 93.1 FM or visit the web at www.wmerworldwide.com.

Alzheimer's Care Giver's Support Group

The monthly Alzheimer's Care Giver's Support Group will meet April 8 at 5:30 p.m. at East Philadelphia Baptist Church. Guest speaker will be Ray McNair, LSW, LSMFT. He is the social worker and director at Senior Life Unit at Neshoba County General Hospital. He will provide information about care options of persons with later stages of Alzheimer's Dementia. All caregivers and family of persons with Alzheimers and other dementias are urged to attend.

Indoor Church-Wide Rummage Sale

Salem Baptist Church will have an indoor church-wide rummage sale on Saturday, April 6 from 7 a.m. until. All proceeds go toward Youth Church Camp.

Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries

Amazing Grace Outreach Ministries (15801 Highway 16 West Suite 1) clothes closet will be opening on April 6th at 8 a.m. We are expecting clothes donations. For more information call 601-656-9723 or 601-575-7754.


Evangelist Chris Owensby will be ministering at Freetrade Church of God on Wednesday and Thursday, April 10 and 11 at 7 p.m. nightly. The church is located 7 miles east of Carthage on Highway 488.

Blaine Bowman

Blaine Bowman will be ministering in the word at Freetrade Church of God on Sunday, April 28 at 6 p.m. and on the following Monday and Tuesday evenings at 7 p.m. The church is located 7 miles east of carthage on Highway 488.

Friends of Neshoba County Library Book Sale

The friends of the Neshoba County Public Library will hold the annual used Book Sale, Monday-Friday, April 15-19. The sale will be in the Neshoba County Public Library at 230 West Beacon Street in Philadelphia. Book Sale hours are as follows: Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and from 8 to 3 p.m. on Friday. Prices range from 10 cents to $ 5 for a set of books. For more information you may contact The Library at 601-656-4911.

Barbeque Chicken Plate Sale

On Saturday April 6, the Neshoba County Shriner's will hold their annual barbeque chicken plate sale at Vowell's Marketplace/Fred/Dirty Cheap Shopping Center. The sale will start at 11 a.m. and will go until 1:30 p.m. The cost this year is the same as it has been for the past several years only $7 and you will get an entire half of barbeque chicken, slaw, baked beans and roll. Come on out and help this great organization with its annual fundraiser and enjoy some really good eating. As always the Neshoba County Shrine Club Members thank this wonderful community for its continued support of this fundraising activity.

Sam Rush Memorial Golf Tournament

For The Children will be hosting the Sam Rush Memorial Golf Tournament at the Philadelphia Country Club on Friday April 5. Registration begins at 11 a.m. with lunch served soon after. Tee off is at 1 p.m. The format is a three man scramble. $150 per team or $50 per person. All proceeds go to benefit For the Children and our local parks. Please come out and support this great event!!

Junior Auxiliary

Book Drive

The Junior Auxiliary of Philadelphia is holding a book drive in memory of Ann Marie Graham. "Read for Ann Marie" will start on April 1 and continue through April 26. On April 29, the day after Ann Marie's birthday, the books will be distributed to our local headstart and daycares based on number of books collected. Please drop off books at the following locations: The Citizen's Bank, Cadence Bank, Regions Bank, Commercial Bank, Merchant's and Farmers Bank, and Gipson Cleaner's. Monetary donations can be turned into any Junior Auxiliary Member.