Of Local Interest
Wednesday, October 30, 2013 1:00 AM
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.
North Calvary Revival
North Calvary Baptist Church will have revival services on Nov. 10-13. The services on Sunday, Nov. 10 will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
A potluck lunch will follow the Sunday morning service. Services Monday through Friday will be at 12 noon and will include a sandwich and chips lunch and at 7 p.m. Bro. Hubert Yates will be the speaker and Karen Cumberland will be in charge of the music.
The congregation and pastor of North Calvary extend an invitation to the community to participate in these services.
PHS Class of 1983 Reunion
The PHS Class of 1983 will celebrate their 30th reunion Friday, Nov. 1. We are trying to locate and contact some of our classmates and teachers. If you were a teacher, coach, etc., associated with the PHS class of 1983, we welcome you to join us for the planned reunion events and need your contact information as well. If interested, please contact Carla Cox Martin at 601-416-8715.
East Neshoba Fire Department will sponsor a trail ride on Nov. 9 at Sunset Arena beginning at 10 a.m.
The cost is $5 per person and kids six and under ride free. Stew will be served after the ride. Everyone welcome to bring wagon, horse, mule or donkey and stay Friday night.
The ride will leave the arena, located just off Highway 16 east in Philadelphia, take Highway 491 north and then to three miles and turn left on county Road 2645.
For more information call Wayne Eakes at 416-7722.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING CHANGE
The Neshoba County School District November and December regularly scheduled school board meetings have been changed to Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Board Room.
First Church of God, located 435 Columbus Ave., will sponsor a Holiday Marketplace featuring unique arts and crafts, gift items 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.
PHS Class 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.
The descendents of Daniel Burton and Irene Kilpatrick Smith will have a reunion on Nov. 2 at the Hardy Training Center at 12345 Road 505 in Philadelphia. We will have the meal at noon. Please bring a covered dish. Plates, silverware and ice will be provided.
ECCC Gospel Choir to Perform Nov. 13
The East Central Community College Gospel Choir will hold its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. Jerry Smith, vice chairman of the ECCC Board of Trustees, will serve guest speaker. In addition to the EC choir, members of the Junior Angels of Newton will perform. For more information, contact choir sponsor Brenda K. Johnson at 601-635-2111.
Neshoba County School District regularly scheduled 60 percent days, Dec. 20 and May 22. A ll students will be dismissed at 11:35 a.m.
WEATHER CONDITIONS WARRANT LATE SCHOOL START policy
Should weather conditions warrant a late start for the Neshoba County School District, teachers should report at 9:30 a.m. and students will report to third period at 9:52 a.m. Busses will run approximately 1 hour later than normal. For specific details, visit www.neshobacentral.com.
On Nov. 2 Grace Baptist Church will be having a stew supper and singing from 5:30-until. All you can eat stew (for dine-in only) will be $8. Gallon portions are available for $25. Bring your own container. Musical group Alter'd will be performing. There will be a silent auction. All proceeds go towards the youth's "Mission Neshoba Project." For more details call 601-656-1988 or 601-728-9588.
Car Show, Flea Market, Antiques, Crafts, Etc.
A car show, flea market, antiques, crafts, etc. will be held Nov. 16 at 8 a.m. at Big Oak United Methodist Church in Kemper County. Booths are available for vendors for $20. For more information call 601-743-5758 of 601-743-2682. The church will have food for sale.
Mt. Olive Baptist Church in the Stephens Town community will hold its fall revival starting Sunday night, Nov. 3 at 6 p.m., then Monday through Wednesday night starting at 7 p.m. with fellowship service Wednesday night. Bro. Mike Sullivan will be the visiting speaker. Everyone is invited.
Newton County Academy will host their annual Fall Festival on Nov. 9 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
The event will consist of a variety of food, games, inflatables. This year we will have a live auction beginning at 6 p.m. Pre-view
for the auction is from 4 p.m.-5:45 p.m. Admission for the festival is $1. For more information, please call 601-635-2756.
The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held Wednesday, Nov. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill.
All active and retired federal employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information about the meeting, please call 601-389-1946.
A Thanksgiving service will be held at Carver Avenue N.D. church on Nov. 3 at 5 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Sylvester Hampton, pastor of St. Paul M.B. Church. Everyone is invited.
The 26th annual Southern Heritage Homecoming Sing will be held Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Philadelphia Church of God featuring Southern Heritage with guests speaker Hosanna Quartet from Magee. Stew and chili supper will begin at 4 p.m. Singing to start at 6 p.m. for more information call 601-656-5610.
A Benefit Ride for Kristina Kitchens will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. from 2945 Risher Road in Carthage. Amount is $10 and 10 and under are free. No firearms or glass bottles. Stew after ride. All proceeds go to Kristina.
Retired Educators Meeting
The Neshoba County chapter of Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet on Monday, Nov. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Neshoba County Senior Citizens Center.
The annual Gene and Sallie Beckham family reunion will be held on Saturday, Nov. 2 at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Lunch will be served around noon. Please bring whatever you wish to eat. Everyone is invited to come, family and friends. For more information you can contact Joe Beckham at 601-656-2464 or 601-416-5896.
Cancelled American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary meeting
The American Legion Post 138 and Ladies Auxiliary that normally meets the second Tuesday of each month will not meet in November. The next regular meeting will be Dec. 10.
A benefit singing will be held at Northside Pentecostal Outreach church of the Longino community (across form Northside Park). Psalm Trio will be present Saturday, Nov. 2 starting at 6 p.m. Bro. Sam Fulton is the pastor.