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.

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 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 601-575-0808 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.

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 makes 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.

Friday Night Entertainment

Come one, come all and listen to the delightful music by Derrell Fulton and The Night Shift Band at the Stallo Community Center. 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 guitar 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.

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.

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.

Rachel Dunn Benefit

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


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.

Vacation Bible School

Longino Baptist Church will hold VBS on June 24 through 28 from 6-8:30 p.m. If you need a ride, please call 601-507-3475.

Searching for Descendants

I am searching for descendants of William Nance, born in Kemper County Mississippi in 1875, and Mollie Nance Litchfield, born in Kemper County in 1864. They were children of Richard Davner Nance, Sr. and Mary Jane Mayo Nance.

They were brother and sister to my grandmother, Rebecca Jane (Dinkie) Nance Ferguson. Any information will be welcome.

You may contact Winston Ferguson Hayes at 662-779-2124 or by mail at P.O. Box 754, Louisville, MS 39339.

Stephen Mayo Reunion

Descendants of Stephen D. Mayo and Fanny Joiner Mayo are invited to a Reunion of any family members on July 13 at Lake Tiak O' Khata in Louisville. This includes Nance, Chancellor, Whitten, Mitchell, Shaw, Wiley and many other families. Please notify Winston Hayes by July 10 at 662-779-2124 if you plan to attend.

Bible Study

Everyone is invited to attend The Word of God Community Bible Study each Wednesday from 10 a.m. - 11 a.m. This study include adults and children. You don't have to be a member just come and learn about Jesus. See you there. Refreshments will be served. For more information please call 601-575-1942.

Crossroads Baptist Church

Crossroads Baptist Church invited you to attend our Homecoming and Revival services beginning Sunday, June 30. Bro. James Warren will be our visiting preacher.

Sunday morning service will begin at 11 a.m. Sunday night service will be at 6 p.m. Monday thru Wednesday services will begin at 7 p.m.

Please make your plans to attend. For more information call Bro. Len Wedgeworth at 601-656-8923 or 601-416-4683.

High Hill Baptist Church

High Hill Baptist Church, Neshoba County, will host The Riders from Lumberton for their fifth Sunday gospel singing on June 30 at 6 p.m. Pastor Don Cook invites the public.

Pastor Anniversary

All area church families are cordially invited to attend the Pastor's Anniversary Program for Rev. Jimmy Sanders of the Mt. Enon M.B. Church in the Dixon community on Sunday, July 14 at 2:30 p.m. The special guests for the occasion will be Rev. Thurman Brazzle and the Popular Springs Church family of Philadelphia.

Benefit for Joe Mason

There will be a benefit for Joe Mason, a member of Philadelphia Dept-Work Program, on Saturday, June 29 at Deal's parking lot at 10 a.m. until sponsored by Brothers in Blue and Police Department/Court Clerk.

There will be barbecue pulled pork plates with chips for $6 and brisket plates with chips for $7.

There will be a bake sale with carmel cake, pound cake, Italian creme cake, brownies, cup cakes and cookies. They will be sold individually.

Please come out to support this special cause due to Pancreatic Cancer illness. Your support would be greatly appreciated. Donations will be accepted.

Celebrate America Cantata

The adult choir of Grace Baptist Church will present a patriot cantata entitled "Celebrate America" Saturday evening, June 29 at 6 p.m. and Sunday morning, June 30 at 10:30 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Come join Grace Baptist Church as we pay tribute to the Men and Women who have served our Country.

Addiction Recovery Classes

Twelve Steps to G.R.A.C.E (Godly Recovery Applying Christ's Example) is held each Thursday evening beginning at 6 p.m. with a meal for participants with program starting at 6:30 and ending at 7:30.

DOC approved class with an emphasis on the transforming power of Christ will be located at Grace Baptist Church, 111 Grace Ave., Philadelphia.

Call 601-656-1988 for more information.

'HVAC Enhancement' Class

Evening instruction in the maintenance and repair of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems is being offered at the East Central Community College Productivity Enhancement Lab located at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center.

Classes will be held on eight consecutive Tuesdays beginning on July 9 from 6 to 9 p.m.  Paul Evans, Advanced Skills Trainer, will serve as instructor.

Cost of the class is $150.  There is an additional $35 cost for the optional EPA testing offered at the end of class.

For more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245.  The email address is cclark@eccc.edu.  

Yard Sale

Longino Baptist Church Youth Group will be having a yard sale in the fellowship hall and a carwash outside of the church on July 6 from 6 a.m.- 12 noon.



Southern Heritage will be at Center Hill Baptist Church, located at 11291 Highway. 486 on Saturday night, June 29 at 7 p.m. Come worship and fellowship in song and praise.

Fifth Sunday Night Singing

Coldwater Baptist Church and Mt. Carmel Baptist Church invites everyone to their Fifth Sunday Night Singing June 30 beginning at 5 p.m. The singing this quarter will be at Mt. Carmel church located in the Johnsonville community. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy singing the old conventional type songs. Refreshments will be served afterwards in the fellowship hall.


The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held Wednesday, July 3, at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill, 734 Pecan Ave., Philadelphia. All active federal employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information about the meeting, please call 601-389-1946.



God's Family Church located at 15081 Highway 16 W. Suite 5 in Philadelphia will hold their fifth Sunday Fellowship of Interdenominational Churches on Sunday, June 30 at 2 p.m. Bishop Billy Williams, pastor of The Church of God The Bibleway will deliver the message.



A gospel singing featuring The Partons from Tennessee will be held at the Philadelphia Church of God on Highway 16 East on Sunday, June 30th at 6 p.m. For more information, call 601-656-1307 or 601-575-1308.


An inside yard sale will be held on July 6 in the fellowship hall behind Philadelphia Church of God on Highway 16 east at 7:30 a.m. Proceeds will go to Delbert and Jackie Matthews, victims of a house fire. For more information, call 601-656-1307 or 601-575-1310.


The Charles and Emma Gray family reunion will be held July 14 at the Neshoba County Coliseum Multi-Purpose room. Potluck lunch will be served.


Come out to Stallo for great country music and dancing every Friday at 8 p.m. located 8 miles from Neshoba County Coliseum on Highway 15 north.