Of Local Interest

Of Local Interest




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 


Revival for Mt. Carmel Baptist Church of Edinburg, will be November 7th thru November 10th.  Revival Speaker will be Bro. David Ford of Globe for Christ Ministries.  Sunday Services will be at 11:00 AM and 6:00 PM.  Services for Monday thru Wednesday will be at 7:00 PM.

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.


The American Legion Auxiliary Department of Mississippi will hold a meeting in Decatur on Oct. 30 at 10 a.m. The meeting will be held at Newton County Post 89 Hut located off of Highway 51. Lunch will be provided. This will be a Leadership Workshop and we invite all American Legion Auxiliary current members and anyone interested in our Mission of service to our veterans, military children and community. 

This meeting is for those members of District 5 living in Forest, Carthage, Newton, Meridian, Philadelphia, Louisville, Dekalb and surrounding areas, as well as those who have missed any of our other workshops. 

Any questions should be referred to Phyllis Moran at 228-586-9560, or District 5 President Wendy Walters at 662-674-5708.


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


New County Line Baptist Church will host its annual Fall Festival on Saturday, November 6th. Festivities will begin at 4:00 PM with a meal at 6:00 PM. Everyone is invited to attend. The church is located on Hwy 427, near Edinburg.


Come join us for Trunk or Treat at Salem Baptist Church on October 31st at 5PM. All are invited.



Linwood Fire Department will be taking nominations for and voting on 1 board member on December 7, 2021 at 5:30 PM. The meeting will take place at the new first station located on Road 325. This is our regular meeting that is open to the public.


Come be with us at Fellowship Baptist Church,19213 Highway 21 South,  for our Harvest Festival on October 30th at 5:00 pm. 

Easiest way to get to the church is get on 21 from 15 like you are going to the Neshoba County Fair, and we are the first church on the right. 

We will have Hotdogs, with all the fixings, candy, for the trick or treaters, and a costume contest with the 1st prize being $20, 2nd prize being $10, and 3rd prize being $5. 

Rules for contest: Historic figures, Super hero, and Biblical characters are all welcome. Nothing showing. 

Come be with us for a night of food, fun, and fellowship.

If you have any questions, please contact Pastor Terry Anderson at (601) 650-6093.

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