In celebration of National Library Week, the Friends of the Neshoba County Public Library will hold a book sale Monday-Friday, April 14-18 inside the library beginning at 8 each morning. A variety of books and magazines will be available for purchase. For more information please call the library at 601-656-4911.


Anonymous Meeting

A Gamblers Anonymous meeting on 208 Range Ave. (Phil. AA group), will be held Thursday 5:30-6:30 p.m.

DRGHS meeting

Dancing Rabbit Genealogical and Historical Society will meet at 1 p. m. Wednesday, April 9 at Carthage-Leake Public Library. Ann Breedlove, archivist, from the Attala County Library will present the program.

Gospel Concert

The Browders, Southern Gospel Quartet, will be in concert at Singleton United Methodist Church on Friday, April 11 at 7 p.m. The church is located 12 miles north of Carthage on Singleton Road. No admission will be charged; a love offering will be received. For more information, call Barbara at 601-267-3912 or 601-267-9488 after 6 p.m.

Camp Rainbow

Liberty Tax Service of Carthage and Kosciusko will be helping Camp Rainbow in Utica. Camp Rainbow, a nonprofit, is a place for cancer patients and survivors to go for a five-day retreat. Last year it lost all funding from the American Cancer Society. It takes $40,000 to run this five-day retreat. The public is invited to visit McMillan Park on Saturday, April 12 at 12 noon and purchase a chicken plate and drink. There will be live music for the adults and Space Jumpers for the kids. For more information please contact Kristal @ 601-826-5895.


The Browders form Kingsport, Tenn. will be in concert, Sunday, April 13 at 6 p.m. at Salem Baptist Church. Bro. Larry Duncan and the entire congregation invite you to attend. For more information call 601-775-8272.

Neshoba SWCD Grain Drill for rent

The Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District has a 10 foot grain drill for rent. This equipment is eligible for use by landowners in and around Neshoba County. The charge for using the drill is $5 per acre with a minimum of $50 per day. You will need to sign a rental agreement and supply a $100 deposit prior to rental. The equipment will be inspected upon return. You must have a 3/4 ton or larger truck to transport and a tractor with 70 or more horse power to pull. This equipment should only be used in open fields which do not contain stumps or large rocks; such as pasture, hay land and cropland. You must call ahead to be scheduled for rental due to high demand in the planting seasons. For more information please contact the Neshoba County Soil and Water Conservation District at 601-656-8783 ext. 3 or come by our office at 511 East Lawn Dr,


Paul Cox with Aslan's Place will lead a seminar on "Exploring Heavenly Realms" at Global Vision Faith Center, 1006 east Main St.

Date sare Friday and Saturday, April 4-5. Get details at or call Sheila at 601/562-2408.

ECCC Choir, Ac'cents To Hold Auditions

The East Central Community College Concert Choir and Ac'cents show choir will hold auditions at 1 p.m. Thursday, April 24, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur Campus, Members of the Concert Choir receive half tuition scholarships and those selected for Ac'cents receive a full tuition scholarship.

For more information contact Blaylock at 601-635-6225 or email

Pre-K Registration

Philadelphia Public Schools will hold registration for PRE-K on April 7 from 3:15 until 6 p.m. These students will need to be 4 years old on or before Aug. 1. Kindergarten registration will be held on April 9 from 3:15 until 6 p.m. These students will need to be 5 years old on or before August 1, 2014.

Information also required and must be presented by the legal guardian:

Certified copy of birth certificate; Social Security card; Immunization Compliance form 121. Must state complete for school entry; Guardianship papers, if applies; two proofs of residency: Driver's license, Automobile registration, apartment or home lease, voter precinct identification,filed homestead exemption application form or utility bills, i.e. phone bill, gas bill, electric bill, etc.

School Age Change

As part of Senate Bill 2571 signed by Governor Phil Bryant the compulsory-school age requirement has changed as follows:

Compulsory-school-age child" means a child who has attained or will attain the age of six (6) years on or before August 1 of the calendar year and who has not attained the age of 17 years on or before August 1 of the calendar year; and shall include any child who has attained or will attain the age of five years on or before August 1 and has enrolled in a full-day public school kindergarten program.

Previously the requirement was Sept. 1. This means a child who is 5 on or before Aug. 1 may enroll in kindergarten.


There will be an old time camp meeting service at Northside Pentecostal Church on Friday, April 4 at 7 p.m. Pastor is Samuel Fulton. Music will be by Peggy Alford Jordan. The speaker will be the Rev. Marlon Adcock. On Saturday, April 5 at 7 p.m. there will be music by the Gospel Warriors with the Rev. Arrie Fulton as speaker. On Sunday, April 6 at 2 p.m., the church will celebrate its three-year anniversary. The speaker will be the Rev. Arrie Fulton.


Mississippi Loggers Association Central District will hold its annual Log-A-Load auction on April 26 at 6 p.m. Fish and chicken plates for adults are $10 and children 12 and under are $5. We will start serving at 4 p.m. It will be held at Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department at the intersection of Road 397 and Mars Hill Road. This will benefit the Blair E. Batson Children's Hospital.

Amazing Grace Church

Amazing Grace Church is hosting a prayer and a resurrection buffet breakfast/workshop on April 5 from 5:30 to 11:30 a.m. The guest speakers are Barbara Barry, Charles Green and Belin Carter. Donations are welcome. Pastor is Alene Parker.

American Legion Post

The American Legion Post 138 will meet Tuesday, April 8 at 6:30 p.m. We will be discussing our upcoming fundraiser. A potluck meal will be served.

Law Officers

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in the Johnsonville Community of Neshoba County will have a Law Officers Recognition Day April 6 during the morning worship service. This service will be a memorial to the late Glen Waddell who served Neshoba County citizens for 28 years in law enforcement. The Rev. Ricky Peebles, deputy sheriff for Prentiss County, will be the guest speaker. Morning service begins at 11 a.m. A potluck meal will be served at lunch. All county law enforcement officers and supporters of our law officers are invited to come show our support.

Mt. Carmel Revival

Mt. Carmel Baptist Church in the Johnsonville community of Neshoba County will have revival services April 4-5. Services begin each night at 6:30 p.m.

The Rev. Ricky Peebles from Booneville will be the guest speaker. The pastor Mack Alford invites everyone to come and enjoy these services.

Spring Revival

The Pleasant Valley Church family would like to invite everyone to their annual spring revival beginning Sunday, April 13 through Thursday, April 17. Sunday night service begins at 6 p.m. Monday-Thursday services begin at 7 p.m. There will be a different speaker each night: Sunday, Pastor Andrew Fair of Fancher Hill MBC and Bethlehem MBC in McCool; Monday, Pastor Driscal McShane of Bethlehem MBC in Goodman; Tuesday, Pastor Thurman Brazzle Jr. of Popular Spring in Philadelphia; Wednesday, Pastor Jerry Johnson of New Garden in Kosciusko and New County Line in Carthage; and Thursday, Pastor James Howell of Mt. Zion MBC in Kosciusko.

Registration for Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer

Neshoba County Youth Football and Cheer is offering Early Bird Registration beginning February 28 and ending July 12. Cheer registration will be $85.00 as opposed to $100; includes a complete uniform. Five and 6 year old tackle is $40 as opposed to $50.

Seven to 12 year old tackle is $50 as opposed to $65. After the July 12 deadline all Early Bird prices will be void and registrants will be required to pay the regular in season fee. A copy of a live birth certificate is also required of each registrant.

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

A lunch is also provided on in season away games for every child that is a part of cheer and tackle. There is an End of Year Banquet where awards for each child are provided during the banquet.

For more information regarding registration or about the league please contact any Board Member: Insurance Coordinator: Brookes Hardin-416-5397; Secretary: Mary Triplett-575-0366; Treasurer: Debbie Reynolds-575-1207; Vice-President: Dun Moore-562-9867; and CEO Greg Fulton-650-8301. Greg Fulton will be available from 10 a.m. to 12 a.m. on Saturday's for registration.