Of Local Interest
Wednesday, March 8, 2017 6:00 PM
NCHS CLASS REUNION
The 1967 Neshoba Central High School 50th class reunion will be Saturday, April 1 at 6 p.m. at Trinity Baptist Church Family Life Center, 595 Center Avenue south, Philadelphia.
The cost is $25 a person or $50 for couples.
Send money by March 15 to Jean T. Fulton, 14130 Highway 21 North, Philadelphia, MS 39350.
Mars Hill Cemetery, Winston County
There will be a community wide cleaning at Mars Hill Cemetery on Saturday, March 25 beginning at 8 am. All are encouraged to attend. Call 601-575-0202 if questions.
WEBB TO SPEAK
The Dancing Rabbit Genealogical and Historical Society invite you to come hear Culpepper Webb, author of “Lifted from the Waters” and “In Search of Walker Wells,” novels with Mississippi settings.
He will be discussing the books on March 8 at 1 p.m. at the Carthage-Leake County Library.
A ministry of Healing Rooms and House of Prayer is located 224 Byrd Ave., Philadelphia. It is open Thursdays 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. Directors are Chris and Stacey Vowell.
BENEFIT FOR RAY GREENWOOD
The Noxapater Fire Department is hosting a benefit for Ray Greenwood on March 25. Boston Butts will be $30 (pick-up starting at 10:30 a.m. - preordered only.) Activities include singing at 11 a.m. with the Wells Brothers Quartet, Abby and Chandler Wells and many more.
An auction will be at 12:30 with lots of great items. Concession and children activities are planned. To purchase a Boston butt or donate an auction item call 662-803-7793 or 662-724-2156.
SHRINE CLUB BENEFIT
The Neshoba County Shrine Club will serve barbeque chicken plates on Saturday April 1 from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at Vowell’s Marketplace on Pecan Avenue.
Tickets are $8 each and are available in advance or at the point of sale.
All area Shriners and their ladies are encouraged to come out and help with the preparation and serving.
The Pleasant Valley M.B. Church family would like to invite the public to their Pastor Dr. Harvey Olive and Elect Lady Stella Olive’s 19th year appreciation. It will be on Sunday, March 12 at 3 p.m.
Pastor Anthony McIntosh of Mt Bell M.B. Church of Louisville will be the guest speaker for this grand occasion.
NOWELL FAMILY REUNION
The Nowell family reunion will be Saturday, April 8 in memory of Chester and Gladys Nowell. It will begin at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 8 at Northside Park Senior Citizens Center at 100 Burt Dr.
MT. ENON M.B. CHURCH FRIENDS AND FAMILY DAY
Friends and Family Day at Mt. Enon will be on March 19 at 3 p.m. Mt. Enon M. B. Church will welcome all area church families to celebrate with us in the Dixon community.
The Magnolia Boys will be in concert at Pine Grove Church of God in Dixon on Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m.
PRE-K REGISTRATION AT PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten Registration is from April 17 to April 21 st..
Philadelphia Elementary School Kindergarten registration is from April 24 to April 28.
LEAKE CLASS REUNION
The Leake Academy Class of 1977 would like to invite the classes of 1976 and 1978 to join them at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds on Saturday, July 15.
The afternoon will begin with snacks and socializing at one cabin. The main event will take place that evening at 7 p.m. at another cabin and will include a catered dinner along with drinks and more socializing.
There will also be golfing for those so inclined on Friday, July 14 at a place and time to be determined.
The cost of the main event is $25 per person and may be sent via paypal (along with comments including the persons names) to firstname.lastname@example.org or by check made payable to: Bruce Reeves, 1609 W Main #2, Houston TX 77006.
For more information, please contact Bruce Reeves either via email at email@example.com or by phone (832) 724-4183.
BLOOD DRIVE AT NESHOBA GENERAL
There will be a blood drive at Neshoba County General Hospital on Thursday, March 9, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
ONE WAY QUARTET IN CONCERT
On Saturday, March 18 at 6:30 p.m., Cedar Hill Baptist Church located on Road 573 just north of Burnside Park will host a concert.
A love offering will be taken and refreshments will be served. For more information call 601-656-7575.
44th ANNUAL GOSPEL SINGING JUBILEE
South Shady Grove Church of God, 118 SCR 108 Magee, will feature The Singing Echoes and Terry Joe Terrell. Also participating is Tim Frith & Gospel Echoes of Brandon an Carolyn Norris of Collins. The singing will be Saturday, March 11 at 6:30 p.m. For more information call 601-906-0677.
Center Hill Baptist Church will host a spring revival starting Sunday March 12 through 15. Bro. Jerry Bishop will hold services on Sunday at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. Bro. Randall Creel will hold services on Monday through Wednesday at 7 p.m. The church is located at 11291 Highway 486, Philadelphia. Please come and worship with us.
NEW IRELAND BAPTIST CHURCH HOMECOMING
New Ireland, 9397 Highway 492, Union, will celebrate their 145th homecoming service on April 30. Sunday School will begin at 10 and church service at 11a.m. with Dr. John Dee Jeffries, senior. pastor, First Baptist Church Chalmette, La. as guest speaker.
Mark Jones of Batesville will lead the music service. All members, former members, former pastors and their families, and friends of New Ireland are welcome. Lunch will be provided.