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GOSPEL SINGING

Join us at Pentecostal Outreach Ministry for a singing on the first Saturday night of every month at 6 p.m. The church has moved to the Fork Road church building. Everyone welcome to worship. For more information call 601-575-2100.



Bounds Avenue Church

Pastor Ricky Rogers is looking for true people to be leaders in the musical part of worship.

Remember, the Lord will always pay you for true worship.

Call 601-507-2467.



4-H SHOOTING SPORTS REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

The reorganizational meeting of the Neshoba County 4-H Shooting Sports program will be Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum.

Any young person in Neshoba County between the ages of 8-18 may attend this meeting with their parent or guardian and find out what is required to be a part of this program.

Instructors in the disciplines of archery, rifle, pistol and shotgun will be prepared to share safety considerations, techniques of the disciplines and projected practice times.

For more information on this program please give me a call. My phone number is (601) 656-4602.



Shady Grove MB Church

On Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Shady Grove MB Church will be hosting a Men in Black - Women in Red Program.

Guest speaker will be Pastor Douglas V. Noel.

Guest musical group will be Friendz of Hazlehurst Soloist will be Sister Faye Pickett.

For more information, please call Deacon Ray Johnson at 601-892-7841.



Singing Echos

The Singing Echos will be singing at Neshoba Baptist Church on Saturday night, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday morning, Feb. 3 and speaking at brotherhood breakfast Sunday, Feb. 3 at 8 a.m. For more information contact Vera Conrad at 601-527-2565.



America Bible Institute

America Bible Institute, affiliated with Native American Bible Institute, is offering Theological Seminary level courses at First Baptist Church. ABI is non-denominational and accepts students without regard to race, national origin, or gender.

Classes begin Feb. 4 and end May 14. Registration is $50 and the tuition is $250 for three courses, which includes books and materials.

Courses offered this semester are: Bible Doctrines, taught by Dr. Gene Dobbs; Foundations of Faith, taught by Dr. Dan Howard; Prayer I, taught by Bro. William Smith/Rev. Aaron Tucker.

Sign up by Feb. 1 at First Baptist Church. Fore more information call 601-656-1507.



LINWOOD FUNDRAISER

Chitterling and/or Boston butt plates will be sold from 11 a.m. until on Feb. 16 at Linwood Volunteer Fire Department as part of its annual fundraiser. Chitterling plates will be $10 and Boston Butt sandwiches, $7.



ECCC Offers HVAC Enhancement Class at Training Center

Evening instruction in the maintenance and repair of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems is being offered at the East Central Community College Philadelphia Neshoba County Career- Technical Center located at 400 Valley View Drive in Philadelphia.

Classes will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning on Jan. 31

Paul Evans, advanced skills trainer, will serve as instructor.

Cost is $150 for the class. There is an additional $35 fee for the optional EPA testing offered at the end of class.

For more information and to pre-register, contact Chris Clark, Workforce Coordinator; Phone 601-635-6245.  Their email addresses are cclark@eccc.edu or pevans@eccc.edu.



Antioch Baptist Church

Annual Bow Shoot/Wild Game Supper at Antioch Baptist Church in House is set for Saturday, Feb. 16. Bow shoot will be at 11 a.m. Supper will be at 6 p.m. "Coyote Calling Seminar" will be at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Trophies will be given in 3 divisions. The address of the church is 10791 Road 4306, Union.



Bake Sale

There will be a benefit bake sale for Clayson Lovern on Friday, Feb. 8. The bake sale will be held at the Citizens Bank main office lobby from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or until everything is sold.



Pastor's Anniversary Celebration

The public is cordially invited to the 14th year anniversary service to celebrate our Pastor and First Lady, the Rev. Curtis Johnson and Sis. Merl Johnson. The celebration will be at Mt. Pleasant #2 M.B. Church in Noxapater. The guest speaker will be Pastor Andrew Robinson of the Second Missionary Baptist Church, Oxford. The celebration will be Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. If more information is needed call 662-724-4521.



NARFE Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill, 734 Pecan Avenue. Guest speaker will be Chuck McClain of McClain-Hays Funeral Service. All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend. For additional information about the meeting, please call 601-389-1946.



Old Longino Center Back Porch Opry

Do you like to dance? Sam Holdiness and the Sun Downers will entertain every Friday night starting at 7:30 a.m. Have a great dance in a smoke free family environment. $8 cover charge.



Retired Educators Meeting

The Neshoba County Chapter of Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet on Monday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Neshoba County Senior Citizen's Center.



Friends of the Library Group Forming

The Neshoba County Public Library will be hosting an organizational meeting for a Friends of the Library Group, Thursday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. at the library. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Every day across America, Friends are making a difference for the libraries they serve.



Benefit Yard Sale

There will be a huge yard sale to benefit Honduras mission trip including appliances, furniture, clothes on Feb. 2 at 10871 Road 539.



4-D NBHA SANCTIONED BARREL RUN

The annual 4-D NBHA Sanctioned Barrel Run will be held Saturday, March 2. It will begin with trainer barrels at 9 a.m. and then the open barrels will begin at 1 p.m. There will be $1,000 money added. This Barrel Run is open to everyone and members of the NBHA (National Barrel Horse Association) can receive points for their participation.

In addition to the open barrels division there will be divisions for beginners, youth ages 18 and under, and seniors, age 50 and older. For more information you can call (601) 656-4602. This event is sponsored by the Neshoba County 4-H Horse Club.



WINTER FLEA MARKET

Sponsored by the Mississippi United Methodist Choctaw Mission, the Winter Flea Market will be Saturday, Feb. 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Pushmataha Family Life Center, 10971 Road 2606, Philadelphia, off of Highway 16, across from the Pow Wow.

For more information or to reserve a table, contact Pastor Al Styron at (601) 927-6532.

Proceeds will benefit the mission in it's ministry by providing weekly meals for the homeless, replenishing our food pantry, and other everyday Mission expenses in serving the community.



GREEN HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Services at Green Hill United Methodist Church is held in the Lake Pushmataha Family Life Center located at 10971 Road 2606, Philadelphia, across from the Pow Wow on Highway 16.

Service times for Sunday are: free breakfast, 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.; worship, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; and children's church/Bible study, 9:30 a.m.. - 10:45 a.m..

The pastor is Dr. Al Styron. He can be contacted at (601) 927-6532.

The church and community worker is Steve Claris.

Worship/music leader is Carol Styron.

Wednesday Night Live is for the youth and children.

Dinner is from 5:30-6 p.m. with Bible study and activities fro 6-7 p.m.

Meals for the homeless and Choctaw community are served on Wednesday from 5:30 - 6 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30-9:15 a.m.

The clothes closet is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.



PARK COMMISSION

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL REGISTRATION

The Philadelphia, Neshoba County Park Commission has begun its baseball/softball spring program for Boys ages 4-13 and Girls ages 4-16 this includes Tee Ball and Instructional Leagues. Registration will end Fe. 23.

Prices are: ages 4-5, $40, and ages 6 and over, $65. Baseball is for Boys ages 4-13 on May 1, 2013. Softball is for Girls ages 4-16 on Jan. 1, 2013. There will be a $10 late fee for registration after Feb. 23.

Registration will be at city hall from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or at Northside Park Senior Citizens Building from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Saturday, Feb. 16 and 23.



PARK COMMISSION

SPRING SOCCER

REGISTRATION

The Philadelphia Neshoba County Park Commission has begun its spring soccer program for Boys & Girls 4-14.

Entry fee is $40. Uniform is not included. Soccer is for Boys & Girls ages 4-14 on August 31, 2012. There will be a $10 late fee for registration after Feb. 23.

Registration will be at city hall from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or at Northside Park Senior Citizens building from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Saturday, Feb. 16 and 23.

Age groups for teams will be same as fall season.



Bounds Avenue Church

Pastor Ricky Rogers is looking for true people to be leaders in the musical part of worship.

Remember, the Lord will always pay you for true worship.

Call 601-507-2467.



4-H SHOOTING SPORTS REORGANIZATIONAL MEETING

The reorganizational meeting of the Neshoba County 4-H Shooting Sports program will be Feb. 22 at 6:30 p.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum.

Any young person in Neshoba County between the ages of 8-18 may attend this meeting with their parent or guardian and find out what is required to be a part of this program.

Instructors in the disciplines of archery, rifle, pistol and shotgun will be prepared to share safety considerations, techniques of the disciplines and projected practice times.

For more information on this program please give me a call. My phone number is (601) 656-4602.



Shady Grove MB Church

On Feb. 10 at 2 p.m. Shady Grove MB Church will be hosting a Men in Black - Women in Red Program.

Guest speaker will be Pastor Douglas V. Noel.

Guest musical group will be Friendz of Hazlehurst Soloist will be Sister Faye Pickett.

For more information, please call Deacon Ray Johnson at 601-892-7841.



Singing Echos

The Singing Echos will be singing at Neshoba Baptist Church on Saturday night, Feb. 2 at 7 p.m. and Sunday morning, Feb. 3 and speaking at brotherhood breakfast Sunday, Feb. 3 at 8 a.m. For more information contact Vera Conrad at 601-527-2565.



America Bible Institute

America Bible Institute, affiliated with Native American Bible Institute, is offering Theological Seminary level courses at First Baptist Church. ABI is non-denominational and accepts students without regard to race, national origin, or gender.

Classes begin Feb. 4 and end May 14. Registration is $50 and the tuition is $250 for three courses, which includes books and materials.

Courses offered this semester are: Bible Doctrines, taught by Dr. Gene Dobbs; Foundations of Faith, taught by Dr. Dan Howard; Prayer I, taught by Bro. William Smith/Rev. Aaron Tucker.

Sign up by Feb. 1 at First Baptist Church. Fore more information call 601-656-1507.



LINWOOD FUNDRAISER

Chitterling and/or Boston butt plates will be sold from 11 a.m. until on Feb. 16 at Linwood Volunteer Fire Department as part of its annual fundraiser. Chitterling plates will be $10 and Boston Butt sandwiches, $7.



ECCC Offers HVAC Enhancement Class at Training Center

Evening instruction in the maintenance and repair of HVAC (Heating, Ventilation, and Air Conditioning) systems is being offered at the East Central Community College Philadelphia Neshoba County Career- Technical Center located at 400 Valley View Drive in Philadelphia.

Classes will be held on eight consecutive Thursdays from 6 to 9 p.m. beginning on Jan. 31

Paul Evans, advanced skills trainer, will serve as instructor.

Cost is $150 for the class. There is an additional $35 fee for the optional EPA testing offered at the end of class.

For more information and to pre-register, contact Chris Clark, Workforce Coordinator; Phone 601-635-6245.  Their email addresses are cclark@eccc.edu or pevans@eccc.edu.



Antioch Baptist Church

Annual Bow Shoot/Wild Game Supper at Antioch Baptist Church in House is set for Saturday, Feb. 16. Bow shoot will be at 11 a.m. Supper will be at 6 p.m. "Coyote Calling Seminar" will be at 7 p.m. Admission is free. Trophies will be given in 3 divisions. The address of the church is 10791 Road 4306, Union.



Bake Sale

There will be a benefit bake sale for Clayson Lovern on Friday, Feb. 8. The bake sale will be held at the Citizens Bank main office lobby from 8:30 a.m. until 12:30 p.m. or until everything is sold.



Pastor's Anniversary Celebration

The public is cordially invited to the 14th year anniversary service to celebrate our Pastor and First Lady, the Rev. Curtis Johnson and Sis. Merl Johnson. The celebration will be at Mt. Pleasant #2 M.B. Church in Noxapater. The guest speaker will be Pastor Andrew Robinson of the Second Missionary Baptist Church, Oxford. The celebration will be Sunday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. If more information is needed call 662-724-4521.



NARFE Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held Wednesday, Feb. 6 at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill, 734 Pecan Avenue. Guest speaker will be Chuck McClain of McClain-Hays Funeral Service. All active and retired federal employees are invited to attend. For additional information about the meeting, please call 601-389-1946.



Old Longino Center Back Porch Opry

Do you like to dance? Sam Holdiness and the Sun Downers will entertain every Friday night starting at 7:30 a.m. Have a great dance in a smoke free family environment. $8 cover charge.



Retired Educators Meeting

The Neshoba County Chapter of Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet on Monday, Feb. 4 at 2 p.m. at the Neshoba County Senior Citizen's Center.



Friends of the Library Group Forming

The Neshoba County Public Library will be hosting an organizational meeting for a Friends of the Library Group, Thursday, Feb. 21 at 4 p.m. at the library. Anyone interested is invited to attend. Every day across America, Friends are making a difference for the libraries they serve.



Benefit Yard Sale

There will be a huge yard sale to benefit Honduras mission trip including appliances, furniture, clothes on Feb. 2 at 10871 Road 539.



4-D NBHA SANCTIONED BARREL RUN

The annual 4-D NBHA Sanctioned Barrel Run will be held Saturday, March 2. It will begin with trainer barrels at 9 a.m. and then the open barrels will begin at 1 p.m. There will be $1,000 money added. This Barrel Run is open to everyone and members of the NBHA (National Barrel Horse Association) can receive points for their participation.

In addition to the open barrels division there will be divisions for beginners, youth ages 18 and under, and seniors, age 50 and older. For more information you can call (601) 656-4602. This event is sponsored by the Neshoba County 4-H Horse Club.



WINTER FLEA MARKET

Sponsored by the Mississippi United Methodist Choctaw Mission, the Winter Flea Market will be Saturday, Feb. 9 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Lake Pushmataha Family Life Center, 10971 Road 2606, Philadelphia, off of Highway 16, across from the Pow Wow.

For more information or to reserve a table, contact Pastor Al Styron at (601) 927-6532.

Proceeds will benefit the mission in it's ministry by providing weekly meals for the homeless, replenishing our food pantry, and other everyday Mission expenses in serving the community.



GREEN HILL UNITED METHODIST CHURCH

Services at Green Hill United Methodist Church is held in the Lake Pushmataha Family Life Center located at 10971 Road 2606, Philadelphia, across from the Pow Wow on Highway 16.

Service times for Sunday are: free breakfast, 8:30 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.; worship, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.; and children's church/Bible study, 9:30 a.m.. - 10:45 a.m..

The pastor is Dr. Al Styron. He can be contacted at (601) 927-6532.

The church and community worker is Steve Claris.

Worship/music leader is Carol Styron.

Wednesday Night Live is for the youth and children.

Dinner is from 5:30-6 p.m. with Bible study and activities fro 6-7 p.m.

Meals for the homeless and Choctaw community are served on Wednesday from 5:30 - 6 p.m., Saturday from 11 a.m. - 1 p.m. and Sunday from 8:30-9:15 a.m.

The clothes closet is open on Saturdays from 10 a.m. - 2 p.m., and Wednesday from 5:30 p.m. -6:30 p.m.



PARK COMMISSION

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL REGISTRATION

The Philadelphia, Neshoba County Park Commission has begun its baseball/softball spring program for Boys ages 4-13 and Girls ages 4-16 this includes Tee Ball and Instructional Leagues. Registration will end Fe. 23.

Prices are: ages 4-5, $40, and ages 6 and over, $65. Baseball is for Boys ages 4-13 on May 1, 2013. Softball is for Girls ages 4-16 on Jan. 1, 2013. There will be a $10 late fee for registration after Feb. 23.

Registration will be at city hall from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or at Northside Park Senior Citizens Building from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Saturday, Feb. 16 and 23.



PARK COMMISSION

SPRING SOCCER

REGISTRATION

The Philadelphia Neshoba County Park Commission has begun its spring soccer program for Boys & Girls 4-14.

Entry fee is $40. Uniform is not included. Soccer is for Boys & Girls ages 4-14 on August 31, 2012. There will be a $10 late fee for registration after Feb. 23.

Registration will be at city hall from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m. Monday through Friday or at Northside Park Senior Citizens building from 10 a.m. until 12 noon Saturday, Feb. 16 and 23.

Age groups for teams will be same as fall season.



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