Of Local Interest

Of Local Interest



New Blackjack Baptist Church will be having their homecoming and revival beginning on Sunday, May 19 at 11:00 a.m. Revival services will continue from Monday-Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. with Pastor Steve Craft delivering the message.


   North Calvary Baptist Church would like to invite all youth to join us for VBS June 2–5 from 6-8 p.m. The theme is Breaker Rock Beach. 


   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 5-18 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 Friday, July 12.  Call  601-656-4011 or come by the Extension Service office in the Neshoba County Coliseum for more information.


   The Pre-Kindergarten Program is located at the Neshoba County School District, Office of Federal Programs/Pre-K building at 1125 Golf Course Road.  Students are screened for enrollment by a pre-kindergarten test.  The program is designed to serve those children with the most academic/ developmental needs, and will be 4 years old on or before September 1, 2024.  The classes will begin and end to coincide with the regular school term at Neshoba County Schools.  Participating students’ parents will be required to provide transportation to and from the center.  As other students in the school district, pre-k students will be offered breakfast and lunch by the Neshoba County School District Food Services.

   Registration and testing will be conducted from 8:30 am – 2:00 pm, on May 20 – 22.  We ask that one parent attend with the child being tested. Registration documents can be printed        at www.neshobacentral.com, select “Departments,” “Federal Programs/Pre-K,” and then    select “Pre-K Program Registration.”

   For more information, call the office of Federal Programs/Pre-K @ 601-656-4484 or email Jennifer Rawson at jrawson@neshobacentral.com or Sheila Goss at sgoss@neshobacentral.com. 



   The Neshoba County Extension Office would like to invite you to the Multi-County Small Ruminants Management Workshop on May 16th in the Multi-Purpose at the Neshoba County Coliseum from 3-7 p.m.. A meal will be provided. Small Ruminant Specialist, Dr. Leyla Rios de Alvarez and Forage Specialist, Dr. Rocky Lemus, will be speaking on the topic of Best Management Practices for Small Ruminant Operations which will include Suitable Forage Practices, Reproduction Practices, and Pesticide Management. Please call the Neshoba County Extension Office at 601-656-4011 to RSVP by May 9th. 


   The Neshoba County Extension office would like to invite anyone needing Private Applicator Training to properly manage/control their lawn/land using restricted pesticides. The Private Applicator Training will be held May 14th at the Neshoba County Coliseum at 2 p.m..  Private applicators must be at least 18 years old. Call the office Neshoba County Extension office at 601-656-4011 to register.


   Busy Hands Quilt Guild will hold its monthly meeting May 14 in the Fellowship Hall of Decatur United Methodist Church between 9 a.m.-3 p.m.

All crafters are invited to drop by during that time. Bring your own project to work on or help with one of ours.


   May 9 at 1 p.m. at the MCCSA, Inc. Agency on 268 Adkins Street, Philadelphia, Miss 39350

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