Drive-Through Live Nativity

Sandtown United Methodist Church will be having a seven-scene, drive-through live Nativity on Friday night, Dec. 13 and Saturday night, Dec. 14 from 6 to 9 p.m. each night with live animals and two casts of over 40 participants per cast. The church is located at 11950 Highway 482. For more information, please contact the church office at 656-7466.

Book Compilation

A book is being compiled on the history of Oneness Pentecostals in Neshoba County. Churches: Macedonia, North Bend, Chisolm College and others. If you have any information or photos that you would like put in the book please contact Clif Crosby at 601-504-4144.

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

Boys & Girls Club


Boys & Girls Club of Neshoba County is selling raffle tickets for a 32 GB Ipad Mini. Chances are $5 each. Drawing will be Dec. 19. Tickets can be purchased at the Boys and Girls Club, 239 Byrd Ave. or from any board member.




North Bend Fire Protection District will hold its annual meeting Dec. 14 at 2 p.m. at Fire Station #1 on Highway 21 North. Everyone is invited and encouraged to attend.

Play Auditions

The Philadelphia - Neshoba County Arts Council will hold auditions on Dec 16 and 17 at 6:30 p.m. at the Ellis for Suessical the Musical. This will be a musical of approximately 100. Casting parts for adults and children. It is under the direction of Tim and Andrea Moore. For more information call 601.656.9838 or www. We are so excited to bring this production to our stage, members said.



Cross Mt. Ministries located on Townsend Road in Porterville will have their annual candlelight service on Tuesday, Dec. 17, at 7 p.m. Come join us in celebrating the birth of Jesus in song. For more information call 601-513-3348.



Kids are invited to drop by the Neshoba County Library Thursday, Dec. 12 between 2 and 4 p.m. to make a Christmas ornament to take home. Refreshments will be provided. For more information call 601-656-4911.


The Neshoba County Public Library will have preschool story time every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Kids are invited to come listen to a story each week followed by a craft. For more information call 601-656-4911.

Edwards Christmas Dinner

The Edwards Christmas dinner will be Saturday, Dec. 14 in the fellowship hall at Pine Grove Baptist Church. Lunch will be served at 12 noon. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship with us.

Shield of Faith Anniversary

Shield of Faith Ministries will be celebrating their fifth year church anniversary on Dec. 13 and 15. There will be a healing and deliverance service on Dec. 13 at 7 p.m.

The services will conclude on Dec. 15 at 3 p.m. Pastor Benny Stribling of Flint, Mich. will be the guest speaker.

Pastor Geneva Blunt is the host pastor.

Morning Star MB Church

Morning Star MB Church will hold its Women of United Ministry meeting at 334 Front St. on Dec. 14 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Holiday and fall pictures will be taken. Sitting fee is $10. Phone 601-656-7271.

Grace Baptist Choirs

The combined Choirs of Grace Baptist Church will present the cantata "Christmas Memories" Sunday morning, Dec. l5 at 10:30.

Lunch will be provided after the Cantata.

Everyone is invited to attend. Tim Moore is our Minister of Music.

One Way Quartet in Concert

The One Way Quartet will be in concert at Coldwater Baptist Church on Jan. 4 at 6 p.m. A love offering will be taken.

The public is invited to attend.

Food Giveaway

Mars Hill Outreach Ministry will be open Saturday, Dec. 14 from 9-11 a.m. All first time applicants must bring ID, proof of insurance and proof of residency.

Please contact LaTonya Smith at 601-416-2319 or Patricia Wilson at 601-656-3549 for questions or more information.