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 questions 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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



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.



SADLER CEMETERY OF HOUSE COMMUNITY

I am trying to make contact with the Whites and Reeves that have family members laid  to rest in the Sadler cemetery on road 717, three miles from old Hwy 19 behind the Winstead old store.  I am asking for someone in the above families to please contact me so we can plan for upkeep.  A.J. Williams, 713 Twin Oaks Drive, Ocean Springs, Miss. 39564, 1-228-872-1221.



REVIVAL AT MT. ARAAT BAPTIST

The Mt. Araat Baptist Church in Scooba will begin their annual revival services on Sun., Aug. 26, and  continue through Aug. 30.  The Rev. George Cain will be the guest evangelist for the week.  He is from the Hopewell Baptist Church in Brooksville.  Services will begin at 7 p.m. nightly.  Please join us.



MIRACLES IN CONCERT

The Miracles in Concert  Sunday, August 26th at 10:30 am. “A Wonderful Worship Experience” at Antioch Baptist Church  12150 Road 298 Union. For information call 601-986-8771. The Miracles have a three-fold mission; to praise God through music, to bridge attitudinal barriers toward persons with disabilities, and to share the mission and ministry of the Baddour Center.



FAIR CITY CHORALE

The Fair City Chorale will have 2018 registration August 20th and 27th at 6:30 p.m. at First United Methodist Church in Philadelphia. Everyone is welcomed to come sing with us.



UNITED WAY TO HOST SIXTH ANNUAL POWER OF THE PURSE

United Way of East Mississippi will host its sixth annual Power of the Purse, a Women's Leadership Council fundraiser for United Way of East Mississippi’s Imagination Library. The event will be held on August 23, 2018 at the MSU Riley Center in downtown Meridian, starting with a 5:30 p.m. sneak peek and silent auction starting at 6:00 p.m. The night will include a silent and live auction, wine, beer, heavy hors d'oeuvres, and lots of fun. Tickets for the event can be purchased at the United Way of East Mississippi office in Meridian, Simply Irresistable in Quitman, or Citizens National bank in Philadelphia for $30. Each ticket purchased covers the cost of one child's books for a year from the Imagination Library.   For more information or to purchase tickets, please contact UWEM at 601-693-2732, online @ www.uwem.org, or from the link on United Way of East Mississippi’s Facebook page.

Dolly Parton's Imagination Library is a community impact program of United Way of East MS. The program sends a free book every month to children between birth and 5 years of age, increasing literacy and early childhood development and education. This program serves children in Lauderdale, Clarke, Kemper, and Neshoba County.  We are currently delivering over 4200 books a month to children in our community.  To register your child for Imagination Library, please visit our website at www.uwem.org.



HEALING ROOMS

AVAILABLE

MS Combine Healing Rooms available Thursdays, 6:30 - 8:30 p.m. at 224 Byrd Ave. Philadelphia.



WOMEN’S HAT DAY

Tabernacle of Praise Church at 280 Carver Avenue is hosting a Women's Hat Day Sunday Aug. 26, 2018 @ 2 p.m. Please come wear your hat if you like and join us in celebration. -



PRIVATE APPLICATOR TRAINING

A two-hour Private Applicator Certification class will be taught on Thursday, September 13, beginning at 4:00 p.m. in the Neshoba County Coliseum multi-purpose room.   The class is for individuals wishing to obtain private applicator certification for the first time and for those who need to renew or reinstate their certification. The cost for the class is $20.00 and it is payable the day of the class.  Please note the Extension Service cannot accept cash or credit/debit card payments.  Registration fee must be paid by check or money order.  Contact the Extension Service office at 656-4602 for more information  

Individuals who require special accommodations to participate should contact the Extension office to make their request known prior to the program.  Contact should be made timely to ensure appropriate accommodation.



OPEN HOUSE CAREER AND TECHNICAL

CENTER

The Philadelphia-Neshoba County Career Technical Center will hold “Open House” on Thursday, September 6, 2018 from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m.  The Career Technical Center is located at 900 Valley View Drive in Philadelphia.

The Center serves high school students from Neshoba Central High School and Philadelphia High School and offers the following technical programs:  

Automotive Service Technology, Construction Technology/Carpentry, Early Childhood Development,

Health Sciences, Law and Public Safety, Welding, and Teacher Academy.

All students, parents, and community members are invited to attend.  Refreshments will be served.