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, or send your $50 check or money order to NCHS class of  '88, 10430 Road  404, Philadelphia, MS 39350.  Cut off date is May 15. Any questions? Call 601-504-1337. 

Class of 1973 Reunion

The Philadelphia High School Class of 1973 will be having their 40th reunion, the weekend of Oct. 18-20 (PHS 2013 Homecoming). In addition to all of the graduating classmates, anyone who was in school at PHS (but may not have actually graduated from PHS) is invited.

Contact information is needed for anyone wishing to attend.

Please contact Deena Dansby at 601-575-4550 if you are reading this and would like to be part of the Reunion.

PHS Class of 1978

Calling on all members of PHS Class of 1978: Mail payment (check/money order) in the amount of $100 to Class Of 1978 PHS Reunion P.O. Box 1488, Philadelphia, Ms. 39350. Info contact:

Larry Boler, Greta Monroe, Billy Stokes, Doreen Simms, Regina Brown, Cookie Middleton Duncan or Carl Gary.



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 p.m. at Yates Drug Store (banquet room) on the square downtown Philadelphia. Extra parking around the back of the drug store.

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer is offering an early bird special. Registration of $50 instead of $65. Registration will be held every Saturday at 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. unless weather conditions occur.

It will be held at the old soccer field.

Beginning now until June 21. For the fall football season contact Debbie Reynolds at 601-575-1207, Mary Triplett at 601-575-0366, Dun Moore at 601-562-9867, Jerry Calloway at 601-416-5810, or Dianna Wooten at 601-416-4498.

Longino Center Dance

Dance every Friday night featuring the Sundowner's. Smoke-free family atmosphere. Starts at 8 p.m. $8 cover.

Bounds Avenue Church

Pastor Ricky Rogers invited everyone to experience a true meeting week after week. Living truthful make people happy. Come share your happiness.



Narconon reminds families that abuse of addictive pharmaceutical drugs is on the rise. Learn to recognize the signs of drug abuse and get your loved ones help if they are at risk.

Call Narconon for a free brochure on the signs addiction for all types of drugs. Narconon also offers free assessments and referrals. 877-413-3073 or www.narcononworks .com.

Donations Requested

The Philadelphia Police Department and the Community Policing Neighborhood Association are asking for your assistance in donations for school supplies for the children of Philadelphia Elementary School. Any donation would be greatly appreciated.

Bingo Night

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.


Contributions for the upkeep of Jones Cemetery may be mailed to Walter Reid, 1126 Ebenezer Church Road, Preston, Miss. 39354.


Narconon can help you take steps overcome addiction in your family. Call today for free assessments or referrals. 877-413-3073.


Revival services will be held at North Bend United Methodist Church beginning Monday, June 17 and continuing through Wednesday, June 19. Rev. Charles Waddell, Pastor of Concord-Enterprise United Methodist Churches in Clark County, will be the guest evangelist. Biblical preaching from the Word of God and special music each evening beginning at 7 p.m.

North Bend United Church is located at 12301 Road 624, off Highway 21 in Philadelphia. Rev. Ray Luke is the Pastor. Contact 601-677-2347 for further information.

Beech Springs

Beech Springs Church Revival will be June 10-14 at 7 p.m. For more information call 601-604-5016.

Mt. Olive Baptist Revival

Mt. Olive Baptist Church in the Stephens Town Community will have its summer revival starting on June 17 through June 21 at 7 p.m. each night. Bro. E. L. Sharp will be the visiting speaker.

The church will have a fellowship lunch following Friday night service. For more information call Joe Beckham at 601-656-2464.

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. An $8 cover charge includes coffee, soft drinks and bottled water. Join us every Friday night beginning at 8 p.m.

Wildfire at VFW Post

Wildfire will be playing your favorite classic Country Music every Friday night beginning at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Post on Highway. 16E. Jess Pickard on lead guitar and g

uitar synthesizer and vocals. On saxophone, fiddles and banjo is Danny Kirkland; lead guitar and vocals, Glynn Johnson; piano and organ and vocals, Danny Donald; drums and vocals, Bill Burkes; and guitar and vocals, Eatha Wilson.

This is a smoke free, family atmosphere. Refreshments will be available. Call Jack at 601-938-1355 or Bill at 601-427-3404 for more information.

Cemetery Donation

Anyone with family members at the cemetery is ask to help with its upkeep. Mail contributions to Mt. Olive Baptist Church, 11881 Road 347.

Glory Bound Quartet

Glory Bound Quartet will be in concert at Union Baptist Church on June 22 at 7 p.m. The church is two miles off Highway 495 in Kemper County.

Davis Peebles, Haynes, Clemons Reunion

The (D.P.H.C.) Reunion will be on June 21. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. For more information contact Maggie Burnside at 601-575-3075 or 601-656-3075.

Gipson Reunion

The Gipson family reunion will be on Sunday, June 23 at Neshoba County Coliseum from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

We really want you to make an effort to come visit with us especially if you haven't ben in a while. We have several cousins from Georgia and Tennessee who are planning to come.

Also, we have several cousins who are in their "Golden Years" and you just might want to visit them too.

Hope to see you. For more information call Mary Farmer at 601-562-7373.

CMT Support Group

The Support Group for Charcot-Marie-Tooth Disease (an inherited neurological disorder) will meet on Saturday, June 22 from 1-4:30 p.m. at the Baptist Healthplex, 102 Clinton Parkway, Clinton, Mississippi 39046. Visitors are welcome.

Youth football and cheer

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer is offering an early bird registration of $50 for football and $75 for cheerleading. Registration will be held every Saturday at 3:30 p.m. until 5:30 p.m. unless weather condition occurs.

The early bird registration will end June 21. After that the price for football is $65 and cheerleading is $100. Registration will be held on the old soccer field at Northside park. Any questions please call Debbie Reynolds at 601-575-1207, Mary Triplett at 601-575-0366, Dun Moore at 601-562-9867, Jerry Calloway at 601-416-5810, Dianna Wooten at 601-416-4498 or Greg Fulton at 601-650-8301.

Vacation Bible School

Vacation Bible School at Grace Baptist Church is June 17-21 at 5:30pm to 8:45pm. Call 601-656-1988 for more information.

Food Giveaway

Mars Hill Food Ministry will be open Saturday, June 15 from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. All first time applicants must bring I.D., proof of income (for all household members) and proof of residency (utility bill, etc.).

Please contact LaTonya Smith at 601-416-2319 or Patricia Wilson at 601-656-3549 for questions or information.

Vacation Bible School

Come and join in with us at New Black Jack Church for Vacation Bible School.  It will be June 19, 20, and 21 beginning at 6 until 8:30 p.m. There will be Bible lessons, food, fun and games. 

Everyone is welcome.

Rachel Dunn Benefit

An account has been established at The Citizens Bank for the benefit of Rachel Dunn to help with medical expenses.

'First Steps' Workshop

"First Steps - the Process of Starting a Small Business" is the topic of a workshop scheduled Tuesday, June 25, sponsored by East Central Community College's Small Business Development Center.

Ronald B. Westbrook, SBDC director, will be the speaker at the free information session scheduled from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Neshoba Business Enterprise Center located in the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Industrial Park.

To pre-register and for more information, contact Westbrook, Phone 601-635-6297, or Virgie Thames, SBDC assistant, Phone 601-635-6296. The email address is or  


The Neshoba County Farmers' Market is open and will remain open through August.

The Market is located behind the Farm Bureau office located on Highway 16 east. The market is open every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 6 a.m. until all produce is sold. Vegetables expected to be available at the market this week include string beans, squash, cabbage, onions, potatoes, peppers, cucumbers and possibly tomatoes.