Of Local Interest
Wednesday, March 15, 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.
St. Paul M. B. Church Youth Revival will be March 20-22 at 7 p.m. Messengers will be Rev. Jermaine Simmons, Rev. Anthony Lindsey and Rev. Lester Buckley. All are welcome.
Mars Hill Cemetery, Winston County
There will be a community wide cleaning at Mars Hill Cemetery on Saturday, March 25 beginning at 8 a.m. All are encouraged to attend. Call 601-575-0202 if questions.
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.
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.
PRE-K REGISTRATION AT PHILADELPHIA
Philadelphia Elementary School Pre-Kindergarten Registration is from April 17 to April 21.
Philadelphia Elementary School Kindergarten registration is from April 24 to April 28.
Pastor Geneva Blunt and Shield of Faith Ministries would like to invite you to help celebrate the pastor’s ninth year appreciation. This will be March 19 at 3 p.m.
Pastor Chris Spivey of Greenleaf Church of Ludlow will be present. Please come and help us honor our pastor of nine years.
A trail ride will be on Saturday, April 1 in south Winston County. It will leave the Indian Springs Church parking lot at 10 a.m. and return in 4½-6 hours. Bring your sack lunch for the trail. Food will be served at the end of the ride by the ladies of Indian Springs.
The church is located at the intersection of Highway 25 and Mt. Calvary Church Road.
Hopewell United Methodist Church Mission Program
The pastor and members of Hopewell UMC invite all churches to come share with us in our program: "The Car of Faith" on Sunday, March 26 at 3 p.m. at Hopewell UMC 10251 Road 553, Philadelphia. There will be speakers on each part of the car.
The Mars Hill Food Pantry will be open Saturday, March 18 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. All applicants must bring identification, proof of residency and proof of income. The Mars Hill Outreach Ministry is a 501 (c ) (3) non profit organization. To make donations or for questions please contact LaTonya Smith at(601) 416-2319 or Patricia Wilson at (601) 656-3549.
CONCERT AT PINE GROVE
The Melody Boys will be in concert at Pine Grove Baptist Church in House on Sunday March 19 at 6 p.m.
For more information contact Pastor Rusty Walton at 601-416-5744.
The Order of Eastern Star #327 will host a voter registration rally Saturday, March 18 starting at 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.
The rally will be held a Tamika Kelly's beauty shop on the corner of Ivy Street and Martin Luther King Junior Drive.