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.

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.


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.

Senior Dance Club

The Senior Dance Club will have a New Year's Eve dance from 8 p.m. to midnight in the old Longino school building. The cover charge is $12 for singles and $20 for couples.

A homemade breakfast will be served at midnight. music will be by Sam and the Sundowners.

Christmas Cantata

Salem Baptist Church, Burnside will have a Christmas cantata entitled "Come Let us Worship the King" by Russell Mauldin on Sunday Morning Dec. 22 at 10:30 a.m. Public is invited. Tammy Shumaker is the choir director.

Christmas Musical

On Sunday night, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. the youth and children of Salem Baptist Church will present a Christmas musical entitled "We Three Spies" created by Christy Semsen and arranged by Daniel Semsen. Food and fellowship will follow after the play.

Sta-Home Volunteer Program

Would you like to help make a difference in the Philadelphia community?

Sta-Home has a wonderful volunteer program and we are looking for dedicated and motivated volunteers in this area to help us in patients' homes and in our offices.

We need volunteers in administrative work, in-home care and bereavement visits.


Contributions for the upkeep of Jones Cemetery may be mailed to Walter Reid, 1126 Ebenezer Church Road, Preston, Miss. 39354.

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.


The Martin-McNeil Cemetery in Choctaw is in need of funds. Contact Ann Pinter, 12451 Road 101, Philadelphia, MS 39350.

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

Stallo Civic Center

Cold weather and holiday blues got you down? Come let us cheer you up with great country music and dancing. Don't dance?

If you would like to learn we will have someone teach you!

An $8 cover charge includes coffee, soft drinks and bottles water in a smoke free atmosphere. The time 7:30-11 p.m. every Friday night.

The location is Mississippi 15 north, eight miles from the Neshoba County Coliseum. It's worth the drive. For more information call Barbara at 601-562-3507.

Searching for


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.