Of Local Interest
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 1:00 AM
Beacon Street Church Homecoming
Beacon Street Church will hold its homecoming on Sept. 8. Sunday School is at 9:45 a.m. with worship at 11 a.m. Guest speaker is former Pastor Bro. Alex Lawson. A meal will follow the service in the Fellowship Hall. Please come and celebrate 65 years at Beacon Street.
PHS Class of 1978 Reunion
Those interested in attending the PHS Class of 1978 reunion can mail payment of $100 to P.O. Box 1488, Philadelphia, Ms. 39350. For additional info contact Carl Gary: cell-662-386-9321, home, 662-788-2857 and firstname.lastname@example.org.
Homecoming and Revival
Pine Road Church of God Dixon will have its homecoming services on Sept. 15 at 10:30 a.m. with lunch. Following revival services begin at 6 p.m. on Sept. 15 and 7 p.m. on Sept. 16-18. The speaker will be the Rev. Jerry Germany.
The 17th McCrory reunion wil be Sept. 8 at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Doors will open at 10 a.m. Dinner will start around 12:30-1 p.m. Bring a covered dish and any pictures you would like to share. Family and friends welcome. For more info call 601-728-7313.
Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale
The Neshoba County General Hospital Relay Team is sponsoring a Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories Sale on Thursday and Friday, Sept. 12 and 13 in the Pear View Café. Doors will be open 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days. Cash and credit cards are welcome. No checks please. Everything is $5.
Experience the Frenzy and help support our Relay Team. All proceeds benefit the 2014 Relay Team of Neshoba County General Hospital - Nursing Home.
ECCC offers Welding Class
Instruction in MIG, TIG, stick, and gas welding is being offered at the East Central Community College Productivity Enhancement Lab located at the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career-Technical Center.
Registration will be held on Monday, Sept. 9 at 6 p.m. Classes will be held for eight consecutive weeks, from 6 to 9 p.m.
Joseph Irby will serve as instructor.
Cost of the class is $150.
To pre-register or for more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245; or Email email@example.com.
Home Maintenance and Repair Class
"Home Maintenance and Repair" is the topic of a new eight week class designed to cover topics such as how to replace or install a wall switch for lighting, how to use a multimeter, replacing and repairing faucets, installing shut-off valve for sink, toilet supply line, minor sheetrock repair, and much more. The class is being offered the Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career & Technical Center in Philadelphia.
Classes will begin Monday, Sept. 9 from 6 to 9 p.m. Classes will run for eight consecutive weeks. James Boykin, will be serving as instructor.
Cost of the class is $150.
To pre-register or for more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone, 601-635-6245; or Email, firstname.lastname@example.org.
4-D NBHA SANCTIONED BARREL RUN
A 4-D NBHA Sanctioned Barrel Run will be held Saturday, Sept. 7. It will begin with trainer barrels at 9 a.m. and the the open barrels will begin at 1 p.m. There will be $1,500 money added. This Barrel Run is open to everyone and members of the NBHA (National Barrel Horse Association) can receive points for their participation.
In addition to the open barrels division there will be divisions for beginners, youth ages 18 and under, and seniors, age 50 and older. For more information you can call (601) 656-4602. This event is sponsored by the Neshoba County 4-H Horse Club.
WILKERSON WARD REUNION
The Tom and Pearl Wilkerson Ward annual family reunion will be Sunday, Sept. 8, 2013 at the park pavilion in Union. All relatives and friends are asked to bring their covered dish and old pictures and enjoy the day with us.
RHODES FAMILY REUNION
The Rhodes family reunion will be Sunday, Sept 8 at Walton Park in Neshoba. Bring a covered dish and come enjoy a time of fellowship with family and friends.
GREENFIELD M.B. CHURCH
The members of Greenfield M.B. church cordially invite you to their pastor retirement and anniversary services beginning Sept. 4-6 at 7:15 p.m. Speakers are as following: Wednesday, Pastor Harvey Olive, Thursday. Pastor Johnny Barnes, Friday, Pastor Dewayne Peebles. The anniversary service will climax on Sunday, Sept. 8 at 2:30 p.m. The guest speaker at this time will be Pastor Obediah Clemons of Greater Outreach church of Meridian. Come help us make this a joyful occasion. Pastor is L.B. Wess.
COLDWATER BAPTIST CHURCH REVIVAL
Revival services will be held at Coldwater Baptist Church from Sept. 29 - Oct. 2. Bro. Don Savell will be the guest speaker and Larron Johnson will be in charge of the music. Sunday services will be at 11 p.m. and 6 p.m. Sevices Monday through Wednesday will begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.
The pastor and members of Stevens Chapel United Methodist Church, 233 Gum St., invite you to come and worship with us during our annual revival. The revival week will be held Sept. 9 - 11 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The evangelists for the week are as following: Monday and Tuesday- Elder Stephen Cook, Central UMC, Jackson; Wednesday - Elder Tanya Edwards Evans, St. Peter and Wesley Chapel UMC, Meridian. Please come and help us lift up the name of our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ and celebrate His love together.
CARVER AVENUE REVIVAL
Revival services will be held at Carver Avenue N.D. church on Sept. 8 and 15 (first, second and third Sundays). Services will begin each night at 6 p.m. The guest speakers will be Rev. Sylvester Hampton, St. Paul M.B. church, Philadelphia;ila. and Rev. Johnny Simpson, Calvary M.B. church, Shuqualak, Sis. Beverly A. Gill is the pastor. Everyone is invited to attend.
Agriculture Recognition Day
Neshoba County Farm Bureau would like to invite you to the Neshoba County Farm Bureau Agriculture Recognition Day on Sept. 26 at 6 p.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum. The main speaker will be Mississippi's Deputy Commissioner of Agriculture, Andy Prosser. This event is for all ages and there will be educational materials as well as food from most of the commodities. Door prizes will also be awarded at the event.
GENERAL HOSPITAL RELAY FOR LIFE
The hospital's team is sponsoring a Masquerade Jewelry and Accessories sale on Thur. and Fri., Sept. 12 and 13 in the Pear View Cafe Doors will be open 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. both days. Cash and credit cards are welcome. No checks please. Everything is $5. Experience the Frenzy and help support our Relay Team. All poceeds benefit the 2014 Relay Team of Neshoba County General Hospital - Nursing Home.
KEA FRYERY REUNION
The Kea Fryery reunion will be held Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Please bring a coverd dish.
Shady Grove Pastor Anniversary
Shady Grove MB Church will be celebrating Pastor W.F. Mitchell & 1st Lady Belinda K. Mitchell's 5th Anniversary on Sept. 15 at 10 a.m. Guest Speaker: Rev Robert Collins of South Pleasant MB Church in Prentiss, MS. For more information, call Rev. Victor Willis 601-307-8622 or Ms. Sandra Powell 601-954-5936
Missionary Ministry Program
Mt. Nebo Missionary Baptist Church would like to invite your church family to come and worship with us during our Annual Missionary Ministry Program which will be held Sunday, Sept. 15, at 3 p.m. Sis. Iris Roberts of Unity Springs M.B. Church will be the guest speaker for the evening. Mt. Nebo M.B. Church is located at 256 Carver Avenue in Phildadelphia where Rev. M.C. Thompson, Jr. is the pastor.
The Mt. Nebo M.B. Church will have a rummage sale at 231 Wilson Street in Philadelphia on Sat., Sept. 7 beginning at 6 a.m. The rummage sale will include a variety of household items. All proceeds will benefit the Mt. Nebo M.B. Church missionary society.
Lynville School Reunion
The annual Lynville School Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 5, at the school. Any student who attended the school or teacher who taught is welcome for the event. The reunion begins at 11 a.m. and continues through 1 p.m. Many people have worked diligently so that the meeting can be held in the school. The meal will be catered for $10 and will include a choice of meat and two vegetables. Please let someone listed below know by September 25, 2013, so that we can have an accurate account. Please bring a lawn chair so you can visit with your former friends and classmates. The people to contact to be sure that your food is ordered are: Carolyn Carroll at 601-677-3353, Annette Taylor at 601-677-2215, Faye Wilson at 601-743-9385, or Carolyn Palmer at 601-677-2211. Please join us for the first of these reunions to be held at the old school building.
Small Engine Repair Class
Instruction in small engine repair, including the theory of operation, carboration, ignition systems, and internal engine components, 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 Thursdays beginning on Sept. 19 from 6 to 9 p.m. Gary Sanford will be serving as instructor.
Cost of the class is $150.
For more information contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245 or call toll free, 1-877-462-3222, ext. 245. The email address is email@example.com.
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 Wednesday, Sept. 11 beginning at 5 p.m. at ITTC. Classes will meet each Wednesday from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. and will run for twelve consecutive weeks. Class meetings will 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, and main campus in Decatur 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.
To pre-register or for more information, contact Chris Clark, ECCC Workforce Development Coordinator, Phone 601-635-6245 or Warren, Phone 601-389-0832. Their email address is firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
SUPPORT FOR FALL FUN DAY NEEDED
This is the eighth year for our Fall Fun Day for special needs youth of Neshoba County. It will be held Thursday, Oct. 24 in the Neshoba County Coliseum. Assistance from church groups, civic clubs, families and others is requested to conduct various activity booths for the children that morning from 9 a.m. till 11 a.m. Sponsorships for this event are also requested. To sign up for this worthwhile public service project please call (601) 656-4602 or come by the County 4-H office in the Neshoba County Coliseum. This project is sponsored by the Neshoba County, Philadelphia and Choctaw Disability Childrenís Foundation.
Selection for Neshoba County's Miss Hospitality, 2014 will begin soon. This Scholarship program represents Neshoba County and competes at the state level for title of Mississippi's Miss Hospitality. Interested participants should email information to Laura Bailey and Elizabeth Bailey(Directors) to firstname.lastname@example.org
American Legion Post 138 and Ladies Auxiliary Meeting
The American Legion Post 138 and Ladies Auxilary will meet Tuesday night, Sept. 10 at 6:30 p.m. for our regular monthly meeting. The meal will consist of potluck and desserts. The ladies auxiliary will be honoring several members of the JROTC from Neshoba Central that helped with the poppy sale. All members are encouraged to attend.
Glory Bound Quartet
Glory Bound Quartet will be in concert at Beacon Street Baptist Church on Sept. 21 at 6:30 p.m. Please come to 895 West Beacon for a night of gospel singing.
Retired Educators Meeting
The Neshoba County Chapter of Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet on Monday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. at the Neshoba County Senior Citizen Center.
PoLkville City Limits Gospel Group
Polkville City Limits gospel group of Polkville will perform at Zion Church of God Sunday, Sept. 22 at 6 p.m.
Central Water Association Annual Meeting
Central Water Association will have it's annual "Meeting of Members" at 6 p.m. on Monday, Sept. 9 at the Central Water office located at 915 Valley View Dr. All members are welcome to attend.