Neshoba Baptist Church of Union well be having their January Bible Study taught by Dr. Kevin Meadors the Jan. 12 -15 at 6:30 each evening. He will be teaching the book of Colossians.

Benefit at bibleway Apostolic Church

The public is invited to a benefit for Pastor Gloria Talley Banks. Her house burned down on Jan. 6. The event will be held at Bibleway Apostolic Church on Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. For more info., please contact Gloria Banks at 601-562-7935.

Candlelight Vigil

A candlelight prayer vigil commemorating the anniversary of the Roe v. Wade abortion decision will be held at 7 p.m. on Saturday, Jan. 18 at the Neshoba County Courthouse.

Mars HIll food


Mars Hill Outreach Ministry will be open Saturday, Jan. 18 from 9 a.m. - 11 a.m. All first time applicants must bring i.d., proof of income (stubs for all household members) and proof of residency (utility bills, etc.). Please contact LaTonya Smith at 601-416-2319 or Patricia Wilson at 601-656-3549 for questions or more info.

Singing at


Baptist Church

There will be a singing held at New Pleasantdale Baptist Church on Sunday, Jan. 19 at 6 p.m. featuring Billy Hodges of Tenn. All are welcomed to come and worship.


New Year's Revival services will be held at Mars Hill Church of God in Christ, Tuesday-Thursday, Jan. 21-23. Services will begin nightly at 7:30 p.m. The revivalist is National Prayer Warrior President of the Church of God in Christ, Evangelist Frances Kelley of Memphis, Tenn. Come and receive your blessing. The Church is located on Road 737 just off Highway 486. Elder Stanley Harris is Pastor.

Singing at Cedar Hill

The Wells Family of Noxapater will be in concert Sat., Jan. 18 at 6:30 p.m. Everyone is welcome! A love offering will be taken and refreshments served. For more info., call 601-656-7575.

Baseball travel team tryouts

A local 10-year-old travel baseball team will have tryouts Jan. 25 (could be moved because of weather) in Kosciusko. Birthday should be on or after May 1, 2003, for payers. Please contact by text or call Brad at 662-582-6024 for times/dates.


Please join the members of Old Mars Hill Church family as they welcome back their pastor, Rev. Richard Lonoia Burks with a fundraiser event on Sat. Jan. 25 at Old Mars Hill Church Family Life Center.

Dinner will consist of stew and pulled pork and will begin serving at 4 p.m. with an auction to follow at 6 p.m.

Proceeds go to our pastor to aid in his recovery from a stroke.

If you would like to donate for the auction, contact Tim Manning at 662-724-2274.

computer classes, basic automotive class and sewing design class offered at Philadelphia-neshoba county career-tech center

Registration is now open for 8-week CEU classes at the Career-Tech (formerly Vo-Tech) Center. Potential classes offered: Intro to computer, Technology for Teachers, Microsoft Office '13, Basic Automotive and Sewing Design. Other classes may be offered if enough students are interested.

Any class offered must have a minimum number registered for the class to make. The cost of 25-hour class (2.5 CEUs) is $100 due at registration.

You may register Monday through Thursday from 7:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. or Friday from 7:30 am until 3 p.m. until classes fill or begin. Classes will start later in January 2014. For more information, call 601-656-8544.

Northside Park

senior Citizens

Calling all seniors to come out on Thursday nights at 5 p.m. for some bingo fun at the Northside Park Senior Citizens building. There is only a $2 admission. Refreshments will be served. This is for ages 55 and up!

Kevin Spencer

in concert

Laurel Hill Baptist Church will host a singing featuring Kevin Spencer. The singing will be held on Saturday, Jan. 18 at 7 p.m.

Laurel Hill Baptist Church is located at 10440 Highway 427 in Neshoba County. For more information, call Larry Winstead at 601-479-0097.

Book Compilation

A book is being compiled on the history of Oneness Pentecostals in Neshoba County. Churches include Macedonia, North Bend, Chisolm College and others.

If you have an y 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 email-cggary25@yahoo.com.


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.

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