The Neshoba Central High School Class of 1974 will have a 40-year reunion on Saturday, June 28 at 7 p.m. at the depot.

For more information call Debbie Burt Myers at 601-416-5117; Lea Ann Tolbert Mitchell at 601-416-2087; Janet Nowell Warren at 601-416-5965; Kim Reese Stuart at 601-416-8914; Penny Eakes, 601-416-7579; Melissa Rudolph McLellan at 601-416-6958 or Patricia Greer Stokes at 601-267-3623.

Additional information is available at

Break Every Chain Woman's Conference

Break Every Chain is a free woman's conference dedicated to inspire, encourage, and empower woman to help one another break the chains in life that prevent a closer relationship with the Lord. It will be held Saturday, March 8 at 6 p.m. in the Carthage Coliseum. Seating begins at 4:45 p.m. Speakers include Mrs. Thelma Wells and Mrs. Robbie Watson. Music will be by Surrender. It is for all denominations and all women.

Contact Tonya Dorman 601-253-4123.


Brothers Concert

The Blackwood Brothers will be in concert on Saturday, March 29 at 6 p.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church. A love offering will be received.

School Board


The regularly scheduled meeting of the Neshoba County School Board for March has been changed from March 10 to March 20 at 5 p.m. in the Board of Supervisors Conference Room.


Tutors Available

Parents, do your children need help with homework? Tutors are available on Mondays at the Booker T. Gym starting Monday, March 17 from 5-6 p.m.

This is for students in grades K-8 in subjects: reading/language arts and math.

Students will be tutored by retires teachers and/or volunteer teachers from our school districts, as well as administrators and parents from within the community.

All parents are responsible for their children getting to and from the gym.

For more information call Tan Houston at 601-575-0909, Johnny Beckwith at 601-656-1863 or Eva Tisdale at 601-479-1370.

Pleasant Valley

Pastor Anniversary

The Pleasant Valley MB Church family would like to cordially invite you to the 15th year anniversary of Rev. Dr. Harvey W. and First Lady Stella A. Olive. This special occasion will be held on March 9 at 2 p.m.

Our guest speaker will be the Rev. Dr. Milton Coffee of Marble Rock MBC in Kosciusko and Hopewell MBC in McCool.

NARFE Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Central MS Chapter 1251 of NARFE (National Active and Retired Federal Employees) will be held Wednesday, March 5, at 11:30 a.m. at Ronnie's Steak and Grill, 734 Pecan Ave. All active and retired federal employees and spouses are invited to attend. For additional information about the meeting, please call (601) 389-1946.

Registration for Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer is offering early bird registration starting Feb. 28 and ending on July 12. Cheer registration will be 85 as opposed to $100. That includes a complete uniform. Five and 6-year-old tackle is $40 as opposed to $50 and includes the game jersey and pants. Seven to 12-year-old is $50 as opposed to $65 and includes the game jersey and pants. A live brith certificate must be presented.

Neshoba County Youth provides game jersey and game pants for all football season to be returned at the end of the season.

Neshoba County Youth Football also provides a lunch for every child that is a part of cheer and tackle. It also provides awards for each child at the end of the year during an awards banquet.

For more information contact any board member: Insurance coordinator Brookes Hardin, 416-5391; Secretary Marty Triplett, 575-0366; Treasurer Debbie Reynolds, 562-1207; Vice-president Dun Moore, 562-9867; and CEO Greg Fulton, 650-8301.

St. Patrick's Day

The Knights of Columbus Council #13471 will  hold their third annual Saint Patrick's Day party on Saturday, March 15 at Holy Cross Catholic Church featuring authentic Irish food, Irish music, kids games and cake walks at no charge. Food concessions will be available for a small fee. The public is invited.

Miss Neshoba County Fair Interest


Interest meeting for the Miss Neshoba County Fair 2014 Pageant will be held at the Community Development Center (CDP) Sunday, March 23 at 2 p.m. Look forward to seeing you there.

Concert at First

Baptist Church

Bruce and Lisa Wethey, concert Violinist and Flutist, will be at First Baptist Church Philadelphia this Sunday, March 9 during the 11 a.m. service and present a concert at 6 p.m. The public is invited. No tickets are required but everyone present will have the opportunity to share an offering for the Wethey's during the 6 p.m. concert.

Singing at Cedar Hill

Uncle Pug's Bluegrass Band will be in concert Saturday, March 15 at 6:30 p.m. at Cedar Hill Baptist Church in the Burnside Community of Neshoba County. A love offering will be taken. For more information call 601-656-7575.


Caregivers Support Group

The monthly Alzheimers Caregivers Support Group will be held March 10 at 5:30 p.m. The meeting will be held at East Philadelphia Baptist Church. All families and caregivers of persons with Alzheimers disease and other dementia are urged to attend.

Spring Revival

Lighthouse Church of God invited everyone to their Spring Revival March 17-19. There will be a different speaker each night: Monday night, Bro. Sylvester Hampton of St. Paul Church in Philadelphia; Tuesday night, Bro. Calvin Waddy of Central C.O.G. in Jackson; and Wednesday night, Bro. Antonio Patterson of Kingdom Life Church in Kosciusko. Service will begin at 7 p.m. nightly. The Rev. Bettie McCarty is the pastor.

High Hill Cemetery

The High Hill Cemetery Fund Committee of Neshoba County needs financial help with maintenance. Please make your check payable to High Hill Cemetery Fund and mail it to Lynda Holcomb, 2506 Dennis Road, Walnut Grove, MS, 39189.

Gospel Singing Jubilee

The 38th annual Gospel Singing Jubilee featuring Singing Echoes will be held Saturday, March 8 at 6:30 p.m. at the Magee High School Auditorium off Main Street in Magee, Miss. For more information call 601-906-0677.

Faith & Gospel Echoes in Concert

Faith & Gospel Echoes will be in concert Sunday, March 9 at 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Edinburg off Mississippi 16 east in Carthage. For more information call 601-906-0677.

Car Wash/Yard Sale

A car wash and yard sale will be held March 8 at 6 a.m. until at The Buffalo Stop at 12290 Mississippi 21 south. We are asking that everyone come out and support our Mt. Enon Youth Department. We will be washing cars for free and are only asking for donations. So come out and support a great cause.

Barbecue Judging School

On Saturday, March 15, the Philadelphia Main Street Association will host a Barbecue Judging Class that will be taught and sanctioned by the Memphis Barbecue Network. This is the organization that sanctions the barbecue contest at the Philadelphia Ham Jam Arts Festival. The cost is $65. Registration applications and instructions can be located at When you get to this site, click on Events then click on Judging School and select the Philadelphia class. For more information contact Madonna Green May at 601-562-5441.

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


The Philadelphia High School Class of 1960 reunion will be April 26. Please join us for fun and fellowship. Contact: Janice Payne, 601 656-1805 or Robert Thomas, 601 656-1871.