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


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. Services Monday through Wednesday will begin at 7 p.m. The public is invited to attend.

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 Sept. 25 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.


Miss Hospitality

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 lauraby@


Philadelphia-Neshoba County Arts Council will hold Octoberfest on Saturday, Oct. 19 at DeWeese Park (next to library). There will be lots of great food, entertainment, children's games and arts and crafts.

Vendors may get booth applications at Arts Council Office (311 Byrd Ave.) or Community Development Partnership Office (depot) or call 601-656-9838.

Stokes Reunion

Reunion of the descendants of Charlie Stokes will be held on Sept. 29 starting at 10 a.m. at a the Burnside Lake auditorium, Please bring your family and lots of food.




The Neshoba County Public Library will host a genealogy workshop, "Archives A to Z," Tuesday, Oct. 1 at 10 a.m.

Mrs. Anne Lipscomb Webster, Mississippi Department of Archives and History, will be the guest speaker.

Everyone interested is invited to attend. There is no charge and program should last about an hour. 601-656-4911 for more information

Pierce Family Reunion

The Bud and Pearlie Sharp Pierce annual family reunion will be Saturday, Sept. 28 at the Bloomfield Congregational Methodist Church fellowship hall. All relatives and friends are asked to bring a covered dish and old pictures and enjoy the day with us.

Holiday Marketplace

First Church of God, located 435 Columbus Ave., will sponsor a Holiday Marketplace featuring unique arts and crafts, gift items Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Family Life Center.

Booth spaces will be $30 and $35. Booths will be assigned as applications are received with appropriate fee. For more information or application call Richard Adams at (601)650-8135.

Charlie Stokes Reunion

A reunion of the descendants of Charlie Stokes will be held on Sept. 29 starting at 10 a.m. at a the Burnside Lake auditorium. Please bring your family and lots of food.

Forest Dale School Reunion

The Forest Dale school reunion will be held Oct. 5 at the Forest Dale Lodge. Those planning to attend, please contact Sue Hall by Oct. 2 at 601-656-5727. The cost will be $10 per person. Reply to Sue Hall, 10490 Road 646, Philadelphia, MS 39350.

Neshoba Central "Big Blue" Alumni Reunion

Band directors Daniel Wade, Scott Sullender and Mrs. Amanda May would like to invite all Neshoba Central High School Band Alumni to join "Big Blue" for our second annual reunion, Friday, Oct. 4. We will march in with the "Big Blue" Marching Band and can play with the band during first, second quarters and during halftime on the field! There is a $20 registration fee which includes T-shirt, ticket to game and music. Call Lisa Pierce at 601-416-5465 or the Band Hall at 601-656-3127.

Branning-Chapman Reunion

The Branning-Chapman Reunion will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28 at Sandtown United Methodist Family Life Center. All friends and family are welcome. Social time starting at 10:30 a.m. and the potluck meal will be served at noon. Bring your favorite dish to share.

Revival at High Hill Baptist

High Hill Baptist Church in Neshoba County will hold revival services Sept 29-Oct. 2 with services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. on Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday through Wednesday. Rev. Randall Creel will lead the services. Bro. Don Cook is the pastor.

Cooks Chapel Back to School Bash

The 2nd Annual Cooks Chapel Back to School Bash will be held on Sept. 28 at 2 p.m. Worship begins at 6 p.m. Off of Highway 16 East, turn north on Highway 491 at Ford's store. Church is located 1/2 mile on left.

Community Clothing Outreach

The Word of God Church at 231 Line St. has a community clothing outreach every Saturday from 8-12. The clothing is donated from the community. A 50 cent donation is asked for each piece to help in the ministry of the church. For more information, call 601-575-1942.

Community Bible Study

A community Bible study is held each Wednesday morning from 10 a.m.-11 a.m. at the Word of God Church located at 231 Line St. You don't have to be a member of the church to take part. For more information, call 601-575-1942.

Soul Searching Fellowship

The Word of God Church family is inviting each and everyone to our "Soul Searching Fellowship" Revival on Sept. 26-28 at 7 p.m. nightly and Sunday, Sept. 29 at 3:30 p.m. There will be three Holy Ghost filled dynamic speakers each night. For more information, call 601-656-1942.

Mt. Zion Fall Carnival

Mt Zion UM Church will be hosting a fall carnival Oct. 26 at Mt Zion UMC Fellowship Hall starting at 11:30 a.m. Fun, food, and fellowship will be had by all. Everyone is welcome. For more information please contact Peggy Butler 6015040321.

Singing at Maben Church of God

A singing will be held at Maben Church of God, 3965 Crowley Rd. Maben, on Sept. 29 at 11 a.m. Debra Perry and Jaidyn's Call of Georgia will be singing. Alove offering will be received.


Hudson Chapel Church Of God will celebrate homecoming Oct. 6. Guest speaker will be Rev. Ronnie Jarman. The service will begin at 11 a.m. with dinner immediately following.


First Church of God, 435 Columbus Ave., will sponsor a Holiday Marketplace featuring unique arts and crafts, gift items on Saturday, Dec. 7 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the Family Life Center. Booth spaces will be $30 and $35. Booths will be assigned as applications are received with appropriate fee. For more information or application call Richard Adams at (601)650-8135.


A one-day ServSafe Food Safety Certification class will be held in Philadelphia in the Neshoba County Coliseum multi-purpose room on Nov. 15. The registration deadline is Oct. 15. For more information and to obtain a registration form and the 6th Edition ServSafe Book, contact the Neshoba County Extension Service office at 601-656-4011.

Open House at Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career Technical Center

The Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career Technical Center will hold "Open House" on Monday, Oct. 14 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. The Career Technical Center is located at 900 Valley View Drive in Philadelphia.

The Center serves high school students from the local high school and offers the following technical programs: Automotive Service Technology, Construction Technology/Carpentry, Early Childhood Development, Health Sciences, Metal Fabrication/Manufacturing Technology, and Teacher Academy.

All students, parents, and community members are invited to attend. Refreshments will be served.

The Philadelphia/Neshoba County Career Technical Center is a division of East Central Community College.

White Family Reunion

The G.W. White annual family reunion will be held on Oct. 6 at the Linwood Community Center. Covered dish lunch. Everyone please make plans to attend.

NARFE Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held Wednesday, Oct. 2 at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill. Mr. Gerald Janci, Federation President, 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.

Bluegrass Gospel

Uncle Pug's Bluegrass Gospel Band will be in concert at Center Hill Baptist Church, located at 11291 Mississippi 486, on Sept. 28 at 7 p.m. Bro. Jerry Bishop is pastor. Refreshments afterwards.

Fellowship of Interdenominational Churches

Bibleway Pentecostal Church cordially invites you and your church family to our fifth Sunday Fellowship of Interdenominational Churches on Sunday, Sept. 29 at 2 p.m. Dr. Charles A. Griffin, Pastor of God's Family Church, will deliver the message.

Bounds Avenue Church

Pastor Ricky of Bounds avenue church believes that if you worship God in spirit and truth without drama you get satisfaction. That's what God wants. Come worship with us.

PHS Class of 1973 4

It's almost here! The PHS Class of 1973 will celebrate their 40th Reunion the weekend of Oct. 18-20. We are still trying to locate and contact some of our classmates and teachers. If you know how we might contact any of the following fold, either by email or phone, we would greatly appreciate your help! We are looking for contact info for: Brenda Green, Linda Griffin, Kathleen Lowery, Marilyn Smith, Sherwood Smith and Max Teague.

Also if you were a teacher, coach, etc. associated with the PHS Graduating Class of 1973, we welcome you to join us for the planned reunion events and need your contact info as well. If you have contact information on above classmates or teachers, please contact Vivky Marshall at 601-575-0808.


The Neshoba County Library will have preschool story time on Wednesdays at 10 a.m. beginning in September. Kids are invited to come for a special story and activity following. For more information call 601-656-4911.

Tree orders

The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District will be taking tree orders through Oct. 15.

You can come by the office to place your order from 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. Monday-Friday or call us at 601-656-8783 Ext. 3 and we will fax, e-mail or mail you an order form to you.

The office is located at 511 East Lawn Drive in the USDA Building. We are asking that you pay for the trees when placing your order.

The trees are bare root trees and will arrive in February 2014. By ordering bulk wholesale we can pass the savings on to you. Proceeds from tree sales will help support educational programs throughout the year.

You can drop by the office and pick up a list of trees that we will be selling this year or if there is a particular tree that you are wanting, that is not on the list, we can try to order it.

If you have any questions, call 601-656-8783 Ext. 3.

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.

Word of God Community Outreach

Come browse through our clothing community outreach. You will find many name brand clothing. The community outreach is open each Saturday morning from 8 a.m.-12 noon located at 23 Line Ave. Everything is donated from our loving community of people to help our church ministry. All we are asking for is a .50 donation per item. If you need more information, please call 601-575-1942.

Neshoba County Youth football AND Cheer

Registration will be held at Northside old soccer field every Saturday from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. The cost for cheer is $100 which includes uniform, pom poms, hairpiece, and shoes. Cheer Coordinators are Angela Tatum-601-575-0711 and Ashley Coleman-601-416-1796.

Registration for tackle football is $65, and the contacts are Greg Fulton - 601-650-8301, Dun Moore - 601-562-9867 and Jerry Callaway - 601-416-5810.

Registration for 5 and 6 year old tackle football is $50. The contact person is Lacy Mc Beath - 601-562-0328.


This is the eighth year for the 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 Children's Foundation.


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.

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.



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.

Old Pearl Valley Baptist Church Cemetery

Contributions for Old Pearl Valley Baptist Church cemetery fund can be mailed to Joan Gamblin at 12220 Marty Stuart Dr., Philadelphia, MS, 39350.


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