Of local interest

Of local interest


high school


The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1963 will celebrate their 60th anniversary with a class reunion on June 3, 2023 at the Shriner's Lodge on Highway 15. For further details on the reunion, please call Ruth Whitehead (601-416-1053), Ann Ethredge (601-562-4851) or Barbara Dunn (601-416-4584).

family reunion

   Join us for the 36th Annual Chunn Reunion Sunday, May 7, 2023 at Union City Park. Family gathering at 11:30 potluck lunch at 12:00. For more information contact Arron Chunn 601-604-7950 or Thurman Chunn 601-416-3310.

cemetery committee

   The Tucker Cemetery Committee will meet at the cemetery on Sunday, April 23 at 2PM. All who have an interest in the cemetery, located in Kemper County on Hwy 16 west of the intersection with Road 495 , are invited to attend. Chester Whittle 601-389-5365

gospel singing

   Center Hill Baptist Church at 11291 Highway 486 in Philadelphia will have a gospel singing Saturday night, April 29th at 7:00 PM featuring the Revelations Quartet. A meal will be served in the fellowship hall after the singing. The public is cordially invited to attend. 


field day

   Hosted by Neshoba and Leake SWCD’s Specialists from MSU and NRCS will speak on forage management, rotational grazing, weed control, water quality, and fencing etc. at 111 Rockwood Road Carthage, MS at 8:30 a.m. on May 6th. Lunch will be provided.Register by April 26th at (601) 298-9101 ext. 3 

farmers market

   It is that time of the year again! The Neshoba County Vegetable Growers Association is beginning to prepare for the upcoming Farmers’ Market season. 

   I would like to cordially invite everyone to our Vegetable Growers Meeting on May 10th at 12:00 p.m. at the Farm Bureau Conference Room at 704 E Main St. Philadelphia, MS 39350. If you are interested in becoming a vendor for the 2023 Farmers’ Market, please plan to attend the Vegetable Growers Meeting. 

   Lunch will be provided, so please call the Neshoba County Extension office at 601-656-4011 by May 3rd to RSVP. 


   We would like to invite everyone to our Spring Revival starting April 23th-25th2023 @ 7:00 nightly. We want to invite EVERYONE to make plans to attend! We are expecting great and mighty things to happen. Souls to be delivered, lives to be changed, bodies to be healed, broken things to be restored and miracles to take place! Rev Dr Curtis Johnson, Pastor.

SPRING revival

   Enon Baptist Church in the Golden Grove Community will hold a spring revival April 23rd-28th. Sunday services will be at

10 am and 6 pm. Weeknight services, Mon-Fri, will be at 7 pm. Bro. Justin Chaney will be the evangelist. For more info contact the pastor Bro. Kelly Tingle at 601-656-8148. The church address is 12301 Rd 248 Union MS.

church homecoming

    Mars Hill United Methodist Church Shady Grove Community (Neshoba) Sunday- April 23, 2023. Services -11:00 a.m.

Lunch will follow. Join us for faith and Fellowship.

lindwood volunteer fire department fundraiser

   Linwoods Spring Fundraiser! Pulled Pork plates $10. If you are running for any position in Neshoba County and want to speak, please see Tye before 11:30am. Speaking starts at 12 and you will have 3-5 minutes depending on how many we have! Bring a card so I can pull from a hat! Come tell us what you stand for!!

master gardeners

   The Neshoba County Master Gardeners will be hosting their annual plant sale at The Depot on Friday, May 5th from 11 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. There will be a variety of plants offered. We hope to see you there!

kevin shorey

   Kevin Shorey will be at Fellowship Baptist Church in Philadelphia, MS.

   Kevin Shorey is one of the most outstanding ministers in America today, communicating the Word of God through anointed preaching and singing.

   Kevin’s international ministry began while traveling with Lowell Lundstrom Ministries, for over five years, as the lead singer in crusades throughout the United States and Canada. Since that time, his ministry has continuously grown reaching more and more people for the Kingdom of God. Kevin has ministered throughout the United States, Great Britain, Canada, Russia, Romania, Spain, Poland, Mexico, Haiti and the Bahamas.

   Now Kevin Shorey is coming to the best place in the world, Philadelphia MS. Come be with us at Fellowship Baptist Church on April 23, 2023 @ 11:00 am. 

used book sale

   The used book sale continues until the end of the month at the Union (MS) Public Library. This sale features a large number of faith based books from the collection of the late Bro. Kevin Meador. All proceeds raised support additional year round programs provided by our libraries in Decatur, DeKalb, Newton, Scooba and Union. Join, or support, the Friends of Kemper Newton Regional Libraries Systems. Additional information available at friendsknrls@gmail.com or 601/774-5096.

pre-k registration

   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 pre­kindergarten 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, 2023. 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 breakfasts and lunches by the Neshoba County School District Food Services. 

   Registration and testing will be conducted from 8:30 am - 2:00 pm, on May 22 - 24. 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 Deirdre Manning at dmanning@neshobacentral.com or Sheila Goss at 


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