NCSD Pre-K Registration

Neshoba Central Pre-Kindergarten registration will be weekdays May 7 through May 17, between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m., at the Neshoba County School District, Office of Federal Programs/Pre-K building in Valley View.  For more information, call 601-656-4484.


The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1973 will celebrate its 45 year class reunion on April 28 at 5 p.m. at The Hardy Center, 12345 Road 505, Philadelphia. For more information call Karen at 601-575-8029.



The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1988 will celebrate its 30th year class reunion on June 23  from 7 p.m. until midnight at Bridges, The Venue in Philadelphia.  

Dress is casual. Your meal and entertainment will be provided. Tickets are $50 a person or $75 for a couple.

 One commemorative T-shirt is included in the ticket price.

For more information call Sonya (601-562-5520) or Lovie (601-504-1337).


The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1963 will celebrate their 55th anniversary with a class reunion on May 19 at the Shriner's Lodge on Hwy. 15. All former classmates (whether in our class or another class), spouses of deceased classmates, friends and former teachers are invited to attend. If you have contact information for Colbert Thompson, please contact one of the committee members. For further details on the reunion, please call Ruth Whitehead 601-416-1053, Ann Ethredge 601-562-4851, Barbara Dunn 601-416-4584 or Voncile Breazeale 601-506-1922.


Grace Fellowship Baptist Church is planning a musical event with country, gospel and bluegrass music, Saturday, April 28 at 3 p.m. on the church grounds at 7330 Hwy 493. Admission and refreshments are free plus friendly pets on a leash are welcome. Bring your own lawn chair or blanket. Featured performers include: The Buntin Bottom Boys, Gregg Davis, Scott McQuaig, John Sweeney and Emily and Angela White. You can also register for a  39" Vizio HD TV to be given away at the end of the event. You must be present to win. In case of rain the event will be moved indoors.


Friends of Children of Mississippi, Inc. is accepting applications for 2018-2019. Child must be: 3-4 years of age on or before Sept. 1 for Head Start or 15 months to 35 months of age on Sept. 1 for Early Head Start.  The following information must be presented:  Proof of income:  1040A, 1040EZ tax return, child support, TANF letter, copy of college grants/scholarships, and any other source of household income.  Social Security or SSI statement.   

Proof of age:  birth certificate or form 121(immunization record).  If you have any question please contact Deborah Spencer, Helen McCoy or La'keisha Clark at 601-743-2607.

Hours of operation are 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.


Neshoba County Youth Football joins the Area Wide League for ages 5-12 (by Sept. 1, no 7th graders).  

The registration fee is $65.

No waiver is required and where you attend school does not matter.  For more information contact Dun Moore 601-562-9867, Donald Hardin 601-416-3763, Greg Fulton 601-650-8301, Brooks Hardin 601-416-5397, Michelle Estes 601-575-2603 or Angela Fulton 601-575-0711.


Narcotics Anonymous meetings will be held every Tuesday at 6 p.m. at God's Tabernacle Church.  For more information call 601-656-3565 or 601-504-4278.


All Kemper County teachers and retired teachers are invited to attend the 2018 “Thank you Celebration.”

The event will be on Wednesday, April 25 at 3:15 p.m. in the Barney B. Brown Senior Citizen Center.

Come enjoy refreshments, door prizes, and awards presentation. It is sponsored by The Kemper County Women’s League, the John Parker Stokes VFW Post and the Kemper County Homemaker Volunteers.

ECCC Women’s Soccer Program Hosting Summer ID Camp

The East Central Community College women’s soccer program will host a one-day “ID Camp” on Saturday, June 23 at the soccer complex on the campus in Decatur.

The camp is open to all women soccer players in the high school classes of 2019, 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023.

“ECCC’s Soccer ID Camp is a great way to get a jump on the college recruitment process,” said Ryan Joiner, who was named the college’s new women’s soccer coach in January and will begin his duties on June 1.

Joiner has been the head girls’ soccer coach at Ocean Springs High School the past two seasons. He won three Mississippi High School Athletics Association state championships as the boys’ team coach at St. Stanislaus from 2013 to 2016.

The Soccer ID Camp will be held from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Player check-in is at 8:30 a.m.

The camp will include a morning session, lunch in the college’s Mabry Cafeteria, a campus tour, an afternoon session, and games.

The cost to attend is $50. Checks should be made payable to ECCC Women’s Soccer and mailed to Ryan Joiner, East Central Community College Women’s Soccer, P.O. Box 129, Decatur, MS 39327.

Online registration is also available at

For more information, contact Joiner at


Join us for the 31st Annual Chunn Reunion Sunday, May 6, 2018 at Union City Park

Family gathering at 11:30 a.m. potluck lunch at 12:00

Contact 601-604-7950 or 601-416-3010 for more info.


In remembrance of Obe and Laura Smith the family reunion will be May 6 at the coliseum. Lunch will be at 11:30 a.m., come and bring a covered dish. Hope all of the family will come.


Center Hill Baptist Church will host a Gospel Singing April 28, at 7 p.m. featuring the Revelations from Brandon. Brad a former member is back with the group. The church is located at 11291 Hwy 486 Philadelphia. Refreshments will be served afterwards. Bro. Jerry Bishop is the church pastor. Everyone welcome.


The Bozeman reunion will be held April 28 at North Bend fellowship center starting at 4 p.m.  Bring canned cokes and a covered dish.


The Dancing Rabbit Genealogical & Historical Society will meet May 9th at 1 p.m. at the Carthage Library when Robert Evans will present a program entitled “The Significance of the signing of the treaty of Dancing Rabbit Creek. Members and visitors are encouraged to come.

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church Louisville Revival

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church of Louisville will be hosting a revival May 6-9, 2018. Times: Sun. 11:00 a.m.. & 6:30 p.m., Mon. – Wed. 7:00 p.m. Dr Paul Blanchard-  will be the speaker The Steve & Becky Carver Family will provide music.