Of Local Interest
Wednesday, November 6, 2013 12:00 AM
North Calvary Revival
North Calvary Baptist Church will have revival services on Nov. 10-13. The services on Sunday, Nov. 10 will be at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m.
A potluck lunch will follow the Sunday morning service. Services Monday through Friday will be at 12 noon and will include a sandwich and chips lunch and at 7 p.m. Bro. Hubert Yates will be the speaker and Karen Cumberland will be in charge of the music.
The congregation and pastor of North Calvary extend an invitation to the community to participate in these services.
East Neshoba Fire Department will sponsor a trail ride on Nov. 9 at Sunset Arena beginning at 10 a.m. The cost is $5 per person and kids six and under ride free. Stew will be served after the ride. Everyone welcome to bring wagon, horse, mule or donkey and stay Friday night. The ride will leave the arena, located just off Highway 16 east in Philadelphia, take Highway 491 north and then to three miles and turn left on county Road 2645. For more information call Wayne Eakes at 416-7722.
SCHOOL BOARD MEETING CHANGE
The Neshoba County School District November and December regularly scheduled school board meetings have been changed to Tuesday, Nov. 12 at 5 p.m. and Thursday, Dec. 12 at 5 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Board Room.
PHS Class Reunion
Those interested in attending the PHS Class of 1978 reunion can mail payment of $100 to P.O. Box 1488, Philadelphia, MS. 39350. For additional info contact Carl Gary: cell-662-386-9321, home, 662-788-2857 and email@example.com.
ECCC Gospel Choir to Perform Nov. 13
The East Central Community College Gospel Choir will hold its annual fall concert at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 13 in the Vickers Fine Arts Center Auditorium on the Decatur campus. There is no charge for admission and the public is invited to attend. Jerry Smith, vice chairman of the ECCC Board of Trustees, will serve guest speaker. In addition to the EC choir, members of the Junior Angels of Newton will perform. For more information, contact choir sponsor Brenda K. Johnson at 601-635-2111.
Car Show, Flea Market, Antiques, Crafts, Etc.
A car show, flea market, antiques, crafts, etc. will be held Nov. 16 at 8 a.m. at Big Oak United Methodist Church in Kemper County. Booths are available for vendors for $20. For more information call 601-743-5758 of 601-743-2682. The church will have food for sale.
Newton County Academy will host their annual Fall Festival on Nov. 9 from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m.
The event will consist of a variety of food, games, inflatables. This year we will have a live auction beginning at 6 p.m. Pre-view for the auction is from 4 p.m.-5:45 p.m.
Admission for the festival is $1. For more information, please call 601-635-2756.
Cancelled American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary meeting
The American Legion Post 138 and Ladies Auxiliary that normally meets the second Tuesday of each month will not meet in November. The next regular meeting will be Dec. 10.
Selection for Neshoba County's Miss Hospitality 2014 will begin soon. This scholarship program represents Neshoba County and competes at the state level for title of Mississippi's Miss Hospitality. Interested participants should email information to Laura Bailey and Elizabeth Bailey (directors) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
A benefit ride for Kristina Kitchens will be held Saturday, Nov. 9 at 9 a.m. from 2945 Risher Road in Carthage. Amount is $10 and 10 and under are free. No firearms or glass bottles. Stew after ride. All proceeds go to Kristina.
Boys & Girls Club Raffle
Boys & Girls Club of Neshoba County is selling raffle tickets for a 32 GB Ipad Mini. Chances are $5 each. Drawing will be Dec. 19. Tickets can be purchased at the Boys and Girls Club, 239 Byrd Ave. or from any board member.
Shield of Faith Pastor Anniversary
Pastor Geneva Blunt will be celebrating her 5th year anniversary at Shield of Faith Ministries. This will be held on Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. Co-pastor Judy Howard of Higher Dimension will be the guest speaker.
There will be a quartet/choir program at Mt. Zion UMC, Nov. 17 at 3 p.m. Some of the groups/choir that will be on program is as follows: Mt. Enon Choir, Kings of Joy and Pleasant Valley Church. Sponsored by the Mt. Zion Lodge #185.
The monthly Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group meeting will be held Nov. 11. It will be held at 5:30 p.m. at East Philadelphia Baptist Church. All caregivers and family members of persons with Alzheimers and other dementias are urged to attend.
Family and Friends at God's Tabernacle
God's Tabernacle would like to invite everyone to come and worship with them in songs of praise, a skit and worship. This event will be held on Nov. 17 at 2:30 p.m.
The speaker for this great occasion will be Evangelist Sarah Orr from the Mt. Pleasant #2 Baptist Church.
If you are looking for a good time in the Lord, come and fellowship with them and bring your family and friends.
Men's Day Program
God's Tabernacle Church will have a Men's Day Program on Nov. 10 at 4 p.m. Pastor is Rev. Norman Nash.