DEKALB HEAD START/EARLY START APPLICATIONS

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.



AREA WIDE YOUTH FOOTBALL LEAGUE

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.



RECOVERY FIRST

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.



THE CHURCH OF JESUS CHRIST OF LATER-DAY SAINTS

Missionaries living in the Philadelphia area are looking for opportunities to build up the community and we offer free  services like help with yard work & cleaning. We invite others to listen to our message and come closer to their savior. Give us a call! 601-832-6160.



PHS CLASS OF 1958

Philadelphia High School class of 1958 will have an informal 60th reunion luncheon on Saturday, July 28 at City Limits Restaurant from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. You will order from the menu and pay your own check. No invitations are being sent, so please spread the word. We hope to see many of you there! Call Ann Gipson Stubbs at 601-656-5309 if you have questions.



PHS CLASS OF 1968

The Philadelphia High School Class of 1968 will hold its 50-year class reunion on Saturday, July 28 at Ye Ole Drugstore Deli in Philadelphia, located at 509 Main Street. The event will be held from 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Dress is casual. Lunch will be provided. All class members and spouses are invited to attend. Tickets are $35/person or $45/couple. Information and registration forms will be mailed to all class members for whom we have current addresses. We need contact information on classmate Wayne Wilson. For more information, contact Barbara McLaurin (662) 418-8274 or Betty Irons (601) 562-0687.



PHILADELPHIA PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT

The school district is accepting registration packages for PreK.  This information  can be picked up at the elementary school.



ALZHEIMER’S

CAREGIVER SUPPORT GROUP

The monthly Alzheimer’s Caregiver Support Group will meet every 2nd Monday at 5:30 pm.  The meetings are held at the Neshoba County Nursing Home conference room, located near the Station 1 entrance off of Hospital Road.  All families and caregivers of persons with Alzheimer’s Disease or other dementia are urged to attend.



NESHOBA COUNTY FAIR EXHIBIT HALL SIGN UP:  

Come by the MSU Extension Service-Neshoba County office and pick up your entry forms, entry tags and exhibitor number for the Neshoba County Fair Exhibit Hall.  Youth ages 8-18 can enter items in the categories of fresh fruits and vegetables, field crops, food preservation, food-nutrition, posters, and arts and crafts.  Adult categories include fresh fruits and vegetables, field crops, food preservation, and cultural arts.  The deadline to pick up your entry forms, tags and exhibitor number is Wednesday, July 25.    Call 601-656-4602 or come by the Extension Service office in the Neshoba County Coliseum for more information.



PICKING AND

GRINNING

Fri., July 6 at 6 p.m. a Picking and Grinning gathering will be held at the Old Church, 6075 Ebenezer Road of the Laurel Hill Community.  Local performers are welcome.  For more information call Harold Beckham, 601-507-7126. 



HILLMAN AND SPEARS FAMILY REUNION

Sat., July 28 the Hillman and Spears family will meet at the Linwood Fire Station / Community Center for a reunion.  Come and bring a dish.  For information call Calvin at 601-575-3197 or Jeannette at 601-781-7887.



BENEFIT AUCTION

A benefit auction for Laura Merritt will be held July 14 at 6 p.m. at Sammy Pike's Trade Day.  Items will include a wide variety, from antiques to modern items,  You name it, it'll be there.  Silent auction and bake sale will be there also.  Concessions will also be available.  Any and all donations will be appreciated.  Contact, by call or text Bobbie Beckham at 601-416-4283, Barbara Fortenberry at 601-416-7372, Alesia Battle at 601-562-6438 or Shelia McDaniel at 601-416-9684.



VFW SERVICE OFFICER

Service officer is providing assistance for veterans, dependents, and widows by appointment only.  This is to provide better service.  Call 601-575-0583 / 601-504-1529 for appointment.



AARP JULY MEETING

Join us on Mon., July 9, at the Senior Citizen Building at 6:15 p.m. for the AARP July meeting.  There will be a Patriot Program to celebrate the birthday of our nation that was on July 4th.  Bring your favorite dish and a friend and  enjoy a delicious meal, a good program and great fellowship with old and new friends.  AARP meets on the second Monday of every month.  We look forward to seeing you there.