Of Local Interest

Of Local Interest



Amazing Grace Church 334 Front Ave, Philadelphia, MS 39350 is hosting a building fund fundraiser. Donations are welcome. Date: October 16-21, 2021. Plate choices: Ribs, Catfish, Pan Trout. Side choices: baked beans, coleslaw, potato salad. Dessert choices: caramel cake, sweet potato pie, banana pudding. Beverages: ice tea, lemonade. Pick up time: 10AM to 3PM. For more information call 601-575-7754.



Neshoba County 4-H will be hosting a Spooky Species Costume Contest at 5:30 p.m. on October 28, 2021 at the Neshoba County Coliseum at 12000 HWY 15 N, Philadelphia, MS 39350.  All TAME animals can participate. Ages 18 and under can compete in the costume contest. Entry forms can be picked up at the Extension office or we can email you an entry form. Please see our Facebook page at “Neshoba County Extension Office” for more details. Feel free to call the office at 601-656-4011 or email us at abw456@msstate.edu 

Neshoba County SWCD now taking tree orders

The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District will be taking tree orders through November 30th, 2021. 

Order forms are available from 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. Monday-Friday outside the office or you can call 601-656-8783 Ext. 3 and we will e-mail or mail you an order form to you. The office is located at 511 East Lawn Drive in the USDA Building. We are asking that you pay for the trees when placing your order. You may drop off your payment and order form in a drop box outside of the front door.

If you have any questions, call 601-656-8783 Ext3.


Tabernacle C.O.G., 1110 Luke Road, Preston, MS 39354 will be hosting a Breast Cancer Awareness Walk, on October 9, 2021. Place: American Legion Post 238, Phila., MS. Time: 8-9AM. Selling t-shirt for $10. Walk: 9-10AM. Guest Speaker: 10-11AM.


Thomas Caradine Family Reunion Saturday, October 16, 2021 at  Lake Tiak-O’Khata 10:am. Extended Families -Elisha  Fedrick, McCrory, Barrett, Hembree and others, everyone welcome. For more information , Contact Barbara Caradine 205 921-4141 or Susan 601 504 0055.


Homecoming for Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Edinburg will be Sunday, October 10th. at 10:30 AM. The  Homecoming speaker will be Bro. Keith Fulton. Tim Frith & the Gospel Echoes will be with us during the morning service as well as after the Fellowship meal.  Please join us.


The 2021 Kea/Fryery reunion is cancelled due to Covid 19. Hope to see everyone in 2022.


New County Line Baptist Church will have homecoming services on Sunday October 10th beginning at 10AM. We will have preaching service and special music. Lunch will follow service in the fellowship hall. Everyone is invited to attend. Church is located on Hwy 427 near Edinburgh.



Mars Hill Community Cemetery, Road 729, will have its annual Homecoming on October 9, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. with a stew supper.  All are invited to attend.


Fellowship Baptist Church for our Harvest Festival on October 30th at 5:00 pm. 19213 Highway 21 South Philadelphia


The Family of Henry N. and Carrie E. (Fortenberry) Warren will be holding a family reunion on October  9, 2021 at 11:00. Reunion will be held at North Side Park under a pavilion. In the event of bad weather  will be held in the cabin. 

For more information contact Susan Shoffner at (601) 562-1769 or (601)  656-4594.

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