Of Local Interest

Of Local Interest



The Rhodes Reunion will be held Sunday, September 11, 2022 at the Union Community Center 110 Park St, Union, MS. Please come, bring a covered dish and enjoy the time together with family. Thank you. For more information, call: Sheila Turnage 601-736-2260

free law clinic 

The 2022 Family Law Legal Clinics for the Sixth Chancery Court District will be held in Neshoba County on Sept. 30 at 9 a.m. at the Neshoba County Courthouse. 

Emancipation, guardianship, irreconcilable differences divorces (no fault divorces) and name change are topics available for discussion.  

To find out if you qualify, you must complete an intake form by visiting  https://mvlp.org/clinics.


association meeting 

The Neshoba County Forestry Association will hold its annual meeting on Tuesday, September 27th at 6 p.m. at the Neshoba County Coliseum. Mississippi Commissioner of Agriculture and Commerce, Andy Gipson, will be our honored guest speaker. Commissioner Gipson will present a program on the Current and Upcoming Events in Forestry and Agriculture in Mississippi. Our dinner will be hosted by Pinn’s restaurant.  Anyone interested in the importance of Forestry in Agriculture is encouraged to participate.  Membership dues for the association are $20 per year and will be accepted at the meeting.  Please call the Neshoba County Extension office at 601-656-4011 to pre-register for the meeting by Thursday, September 22nd to RSVP to the NCFA Fall Meeting.

fall festival 

Center Hill Baptist Church at 11291 Highway 486 in Philadelphia will host our Fall Revival September 11th, 12th , 13th and 14th with Bro. Dwight Faulkenberry as guest speaker and Bro. Richard Boykin as music leader. There will be a meal served in the fellowship hall after the Wednesday night service. The public is cordially  invited to attend. 

lifestyle coaches needed 

Mississippi is assembling a statewide Lifestyle Coach workforce to help Medicare Part B beneficiaries feel good, look better, and live longer.

Thanks to the Diabetes Coalition of Mississippi, a workforce is being trained and deployed to provide the Medicare Diabetes Prevention Program by coaching Medicare Part B recipients to make healthy lifestyle changes at no cost for a full year of participation. 

“For those that qualify for this Medicare Part B benefit, a Lifestyle Coach will provide in-person or live streaming coaching sessions to help participants eat healthier, exercise regularly, have less stress, adopt healthy habits, and reduce their chances of experiencing the onset of type 2 diabetes,” said Phil Trotter, Diabetes Coalition prevention workstream chair. “We have just started to recruit for Lifestyle Coach positions in all zip codes, and these are paid positions which can be performed on a part-time basis.”

Prediabetes is a condition where individuals have higher-than-normal blood sugar which increase the risk of developing type 2 diabetes in the future.

It is estimated that 814,000 Mississippians have prediabetes, and many do not know it.

For more information on becoming a Lifestyle Coach, please visit www.realizingdpp.com/mississippi.

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