Compassionate friends will meet May 28 at 6:30 p.m. at NMMC Wellness Center in Tupelo. Families who have experienced the death of a child are invited to attend. For information, call 662-322-7794 or 377-5748.
Gospel Jubilee will be held Saturday, May 30, 2009 from 4-9 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Eupora in the Family Life Center. Food and refreshments begin at 5 p.m. Cost is $5 for adults. A love offering will be taken at the door and door prizes will be given.
Rob Sevilla will be at Crossroads Youth Center on May 30, 2009. All are invited.
Prayer breakfast for Women of God will be held at Palestine M.B. Church in Van Vleet on May 30 at 9 a.m. with guest speaker Minister Shay King. All are invited to attend.
Senior piano recital for Megan Gillespie will be held May 30 at 6 p.m. at Zion Spring M.B. Church in Okolona. Gillespie is a student of Shirley's Piano Concepts. All are invited to attend.
Parents Literacy workshop will be held May 30 at Calvary Baptist Church in Okolona from 9:30-11:30 a.m. The program is sponsored by Baby Steps, Inc. For information, call Carla James at 447-5040.
Bethlehem M.B. Church in Houston will have the annual Homecoming Sunday on May 31 at 3 p.m. with Rev. Gerard Villiant of Vardaman as guest speaker. Dr. Rev. Willie B. Lairy invites all to attend.
The Work Keys assessment, as required by the MS Dept. of Education to become an assistant teacher in MS, will be given at the Houston School District Central Office on June 2, 2009 at 8:30 AM. The assessment will conclude around noon.
The test will be given to the first 10 people who sign up by contacting Leigh Mobley at 662-456-3332 or email@example.com.
Walk-ins will not be tested, pre-registration is required. There is no fee for this test.
Saints on a Mission Church in Houston will be having a 3-night revival starting June 3-5, 2009 at 7 p.m. nightly. Minister Dwight Lyons will be the speaker.
Third Annual Una Community Fun Fest will be held June 5 to benefit the Community Park and Fire Dept. Booths are available for a $40 registrationfee and will deadline on May 15. The day will feature gospel singing, talent show, dunking booth, games and food and drinks for sale. For information, call Rev. Sylvester or Shirley Walker at 456-4866, Sandra Wofford at 448-6457 or Rosie Vance at 456-3216. All are invited to attend.
21st "Jubes" Gospel Roots Homecoming Celebration will be held Saturday, June 6, 2009 at Second Baptist Church Life Center in Houston. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and the program begins at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are $16 (door), $14 (advanced), and children 6-12 $6.
Reunion of the Edward Smith Martin and Martha Ann Johnson Martin family will be held June 6 at the Thorn Community Center. Doors open at 10 a.m. Bring lunch and enjoy. For information call 456-6779.
Nathan Russell from FBC in Okolona will speak and lead in worship at Crossroads Youth Center on June 6, 2009.
Tom amp& Dora's Tree House will be open at 6 p.m. on Saturday, June 6, 2009. Guests will be Lisa Crow, Ruby Lee Lancaster, Bobby Hawkins, and Ricky Lindsey. Call Helen Brown Lindsey at 365-5904 for info.
Recognition of graduates at Zion Spring M.B. Church in Okolona will be held June 7 during the 9:15 a.m. service. Pastor Nollen Elzie, Sr., invites all to attend.
Three day revival at Palestine M.B. Church of Van Vleet will be held June 10-12 at 7 p.m. nightly with the Rev. Dr. Charles Davidson. All are invited to attend.
Boater Safety class will be held June 13 from 8 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the Okolona Courthouse. All persons born after June 30, 1980 must complete a Boat and Water Safety course in order to operate any water craft on the public waters of Mississippi. Pre-registration is required five days in advance of class by calling 840-5172. Courses are available on line at www. Mdwfp.com.
Children's Day Service at Zion Spring M.B. Church in Okolona will be held June 14 during the 9:15 service. Pastor Nollen Elzie, Sr., invites all to attend.
Revival at Trinity Outreach Center on Hwy. 8 east of Houston will be held June 17-19 at 7 p.m. nightly with guest speaker, Pastor Jeremiah Penro. Supt. G.L. Huggins invites all to attend.
Love Drive for Mrs. Eloise Belio Catledge will be held June 20 at 6:30 p.m. at Norton Springs Church with Pastor Aretha Collier conducting. All are invited to attend.
Father's Day service at Zion Spring M.B. church in Okolona will be held June 21 during the 9:15 worship service. Pastor Nollen Elzie, Sr., invites all to attend.
Houston Homecoming will be held July 4 on the Courthouse Square beginning at 4:45 with a Veteran's Parade and concluding with fireworks at 9:15 a.m. Entertainment will include Mitchell Johnson, Molly May, Hearts in Service and Loose Gravel. All are invited to bring lawn chairs and attend.
HHS Class of 1989 will hold their 20th reunion on Sept. 5 For information or to attend, call Terri Eaton at 456-3944 or Michelle Shettles at 542-6600.
The Northeast Mississippi Cancer Support Group, a community outreach group assisted by The University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, will begin sponsoring a cancer support group in May. The first meeting will be May 2, 2009 from 10:00- 11:30 a.m. The group is free and open to all cancer patients and their families regardless of where treatment was received. For more information and location contact Patsy Gregory, 662-401-0715.
The Houston Vocational Center AEST Plant Science class is having their 1st annual spring plant sale at the AEST Greenhouse. The class has grown a variety of plants including ferns, tomatoes, pepper, lantana, coleus, geraniums, and many more. Please call Karen Cook at 456-3748 for more information.
CrossRoads Youth Center in Houlka is open on Saturday nights from 5-10 p.m. and the non-profit organization is dedicated to providing a safe haven for clean entertainment for youth of all ages.
Concessions are available and Christian entertainers and speakers are sought to share their experiences with local youth.
For information about sharing a ministry or more about the Center, call 568-2403.
Weight Watchers meets each Thursday at 5:45 at Parkway Baptist Church. For information, call 456-2745.
Trace Regional Hospital Auxiliary meets the first Wednesday of each month at 9:30 a.m. in the conference room at Floy Dyer Nursing Home in Houston.
American Legion meets the first Thursday of every month at the National Guard Armory in Houston.
VFW meets the second Thursday of each month at the VFW building on Hwy. 15 South..
The Pilot Club of Houston meets the first Tuesday of the month at 6 p.m. in rotating locations. The goal of the Pilot Club of Houston is to promote community service. Pilot International Foundation is recognized world-wide as a foundation of community service, "Protecting Your Brain for Life," through a variety of brain-related programs. Pilot Club of Houston has added the Alzheimer's Association to their list of projects to advance research and provide education and support for patients and families. For more information, contact any member of the Houston Pilot Club.
Narcotics Anonymous will be held every Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Excel Center in Okolona. For information, call Excel at 447-3008 or 447-2040.
Please join Chickasaw 4-H Shooting Sports on Thursday. 8-13 years meet at 3:30-5:30, 14-18 years 5:30 - 7 p.m. at the indoor gun range behind the old Community Center in Houston. Schedules and times can be adjusted to fit school, work and extracurricular activities. Please contact Ms. Linda Dendy at 456-2306 for more information.
4H Archery training is now available from Jay Bullard. For information about the new program, call 456-8920.
Chickasaw Dulcimer Group meets the first and third Thursday of each month at the Houston Presbyterian Church on Washington Street at 6 p.m. Dulcimer players or those interested in learning are welcome. For information, call 871-0222, 448-6151 or 456-3937.
The Chickasaw County Historical and Genealogical Society meet each third Thursday night at the old County Extension building at 731 West Church Street, west of Eaton Automotive in Houston at 7 pm. All are invited to attend.
The New Century Club Breast Cancer Support Group meets the third Monday night of each month at 6:30 p.m. in the old fellowship hall at First United Methodist Church in Houston. For information, contact Deanna Uhiren at 456-5507.
Narcotics Anonymous meets every Thursday at 7:30 p.m. in the white trailer by Houston Revival Center. Contact Rick Lal for information or call 1-800-677-1462.
Sisters Network Tupelo Chapter meets the first Monday of each month from 6:30-7:30 p.m. for African American breast cancer survivors. The meeting is at the Link Centre, 1800 W, Main St., Tupelo. Ladies not on Medicare or Medicaid, or those without insurance that will cover mammograms, may qualify for a free mammogram. Contact Edna Ware at 662-842-3440.
The Houston branch of the Jacksonville Theological Seminary of Jacksonville, Fla. meets Fridays at 121 Malcolm St. at 6 p.m. For more information, call Ethel Parker at 456-3438.
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