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.

Bounds Avenue Church

Pastor Ricky Rogers invites everyone to experience a true meeting week after week at Bounds Avenue Church.

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.


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 16 east. Jess Pickard is on lead guitar and guitar synthesizer and vocals.

On saxophone, fiddle 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.

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, peas, okra and tomatoes.

Searching for Descendants

A family member is searching for descendants of William Nance, born in Kemper County Miss., 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.

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.

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.


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.

Christian Women's

Job Corp

Christian Women's Job Corp of Philadelphia, located at the Neshoba Baptist Center, is offering free Job/Life Skills and Computer training for all women each Monday starting Aug. 5 from 5:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Call 601-481-4065 for registration information.

Deadline for applications will be July 25. Sewing classes are being considered for addition this session if interested call 601-527-1982.

School Lunches

The price for full-pay student lunches will increase from $1.75 to $2 in the Philadelphia Public School District beginning with the 2013-2014 school year.

No other meal prices will increase.

This increase will become effective on the first day of school, Wednesday, Aug. 7.

PHS Class of 1973

The 40th reunion of PHS Class of 1973 is Oct. 18-20, kicking off on Friday night at PHS 2013 homecoming game.

We welcome all graduating classmates, class teachers/ instructors/coaches, and anyone who attended PHS with this class but graduated elsewhere in 1973.

We need your contact information (phone and/or email) to include you on our updates/planning for this event.

Please contact Vicky Marshall at 601-575-0808 for more info. and to get on the contact list.


Cemetery in Choctaw in need of funds, contact Ann Pinter, 12451 Road 101, Philadelphia, MS 39350


Bounds Avenue Church will present Flame of Fire Ministry, a life changing program that deals with some type of addiction.

Leader Thomas Fincher and pastor Ricky Rosers invite you come and experience your change using Gods's method on Monday nights from 7 to 8 p.m., at Bounds Avenue fellowship hall.



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.

Eldridge Family Reunion

The children of the late Nathan L. and Sarah Elizabeth Eldridge will hold their annual family reunion on Sunday, Aug. 4 at the Union Community Center Building in Union.

All family and friends are invited to come and bring a covered dish. Lunch will be served at 12 noon.

CNA Training in Philadelphia

The East Central Community College's Workforce Development Center is sponsoring a CNA training program with limited seats available.  

An informative seminar and panel interviews will be held on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 3:30 p.m. at the Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career-Technical Center located at 900 Valley View Drive.  

Financial assistance may be available.

For more information and/or to reserve your seat, contact Candy Anderson, CBJT Grant Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6430; or email, canderson@eccc.edu.  

Posey Reunion

The 85th annual Posey Reunion will be held Sunday, Aug. 4 at Burnside Lake.

Please come and bring pictures, mementos or stories to share with all. The doors open at 10 a.m.

You are invited to come and bring a covered dish.

For information call Brenda Bailey 601-616-9380.

Veteran's Association Membership Drive

All veteran's are well to join as the Neshoba County Veteran's Association holds a membership drive.

For more information call 601-774-8676 or 601-479-3463.

'Electrical Theory' Class

An "Electrical Theory Class," consisting of the Principles of AC and DC electricity used for power and controls in industrial, commercial, agricultural and residential applications is being offered at ECCC's Integrated Technologies Training Center (ITTC) located in Choctaw. The training is designed to cover topics such as Ohm's Law, Kirchoff's Law, series and parallel circuits, induction and capacitance, calculating current and voltage drops, using various electrical meters to troubleshoot and diagnose circuit problems, and electric controls that will explore the ladder logic used to safely operate machinery with the use of relays, timers, push buttons, and safety interlocks. The class is being offered through East Central Community College's Workforce Development Center.

Registration will be held on Monday, Aug. 5 beginning at 6 p.m. at ITTC.  Classes will begin on Monday, Aug. 12 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. and will run for twelve consecutive weeks.  Class meetings may be available simultaneously through the use of video/conferencing equipment made possible through the Community Based Job Training Grant at our Carthage and Louisville Career Advancement Centers for those living outside Neshoba County.

Blake Warren, Advanced Skills Trainer, will be serving as instructor.

Cost of the class is $175.  Financial assistance may be available.

For more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245 or Warren, Phone 601-389-0832. Their email address is cclark@eccc.edu or bwarren@eccc.edu.


The Multi-County Community Service Agency, Inc. will hold a public hearing in Neshoba County for the 2014 Community Service Block Grant (CSBG) and the 2014 Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program (LIHEAP) on Aug. 13. The Hearing will be held in the Annex @ 268 Atkins Street/ Multi-County Community Service office beginning at 10 a.m.

The purpose of the hearing is to discuss planned changes in the CSBG and LIHEAP programs for 2014. All persons in Neshoba County are encouraged to attend. Immediately following the public hearing, a Community Action Day Program will be held.



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.

Longino Center Dance

There is a dance every Friday night featuring the Sundowner's at Longino Center, a smoke-free family atmosphere. It starts at 8 p.m. There is an $8 cover.

Bingo Night

Calling all senior citizens ages 60 and up to 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.

Stuff the Bus School Supply Drive

The Junior Auxiliary of Philadelphia will be hosting its annual "STUFF THE BUS" school supply drive on Saturday, Aug. 24 at Philadelphia Walmart from 8 a.m. Until 12 noon. We will be accepting new school supplies and gently used school uniforms and backpacks. All donations will be welcomed. JA members will go purchase school supplies with all donations received. All school supplies will be donated to Neshoba Central and Philadelphia Schools.

Benefit Gospel Singing

There will be a benefit gospel singing on Aug. 24 at Center Hill Baptist Church featuring The Barnacastles from Meridian at 7 p.m.  ALL proceeds from this will go to assist Lary and Gail Joiner of Philadelphia with their medical bills.  Larry is diabetic and has lost both legs; and is also on dialysis three days a week. Everyone is invited and welcome to come.  For further info please contact Sue Chisolm @601-917-8870.

Indoor Yard Sale

Church Of God Children's Ministries located on Columbus Avenue will be having an Indoor Yard Sale Saturday, Aug. 3 from 7 a.m.- noon.

Meet the Tornadoes

Philadelphia High School will be holding Meet the Tornadoes on Friday, August 9 at 9:00pm at Harpole Stadium. The 2013-14 Football, Slow-Pitch Softball, Girls and Boys Basketball teams, a long with the Cheerleaders and Band, will be introduced. Season tickets will be on sale for $25, chair back seats for $30 (season ticket much be purchased to purchase seat), all-sports pass that includes admittance to all home sporting events for 1 person, $100, and all-sports family pass up to 5 family members for $250. Following Meet the Tornadoes the football team will hold their first contact practice at midnight. Please come out, support, and meet your 2013-14 Philadelphia Tornadoes!


First Saturday of August at the Neshoba Co. coliseum, 10 a.m. until.

Special Benefit Auction

A special benefit auction will be held for the Neshoba County Veterans Association on the first Thursday night of every month at 7 p.m. General Merchandise buyers and sellers are welcome. For more information call 601-479-3463.

Free Legal Workshop

A free legal workshop will be held at the Multi-county Community Service Agency at 268 Atkins St. on Tuesday, Aug. 6 at 10 a.m.

Word of God Annual Revival

Bishop Noel Vaugh is out messenger from Warren, Ohio on Aug. 9 through 11. Services start at 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday. Sunday service will start at 3:30 p.m. Come witness this great move og God through God's word, healing, saving of souls and prophecy. You don't want to miss this move of God. For more information call 601-575-1942.

Annual Revival

The annual revival at Providence Missionary Baptist Church will be held Sunday, July 28 6 p.m. and Monday, July 29 through Thursday, Aug. 1 at 7:15 p.m. Guest speaker for the week is Pastor Moses E. Thompson of the Greater A.M.E. Zion Church in Canton. Please come and worship with us.

NARFE Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE will be held Wednesday, Aug. 7 at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill. Mr. Wade White of Jordan and White, Attorney's at Law, will be the guest speaker. All active and retired federal employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information about the meeting, please call 601-389-1946.

National Night Out 2013 Picnic

Pendleton Square Apartments will hold the National Night Out 2013 free picnic celebrating a crime free community. Guest Speaker will be Mr Leroy Clemons. Come for fun games and food. It will be held from 6-9 p.m. on Aug. 6. Call Ms Cassandra Anderson for more details.

Mt. Zion Annual Revival

Mt. Zion United Methodist Church will hold their annual revival beginning August 5-7 at 7 p.m. nightly. The evangelist for the revival will be Rev. Christopher Diggs. We invite everyone to attend, but especially invite all of your church family to attend on Monday night!