Calendar of events

Calendar of events Mobile WIN Job
Center in Eupora
The Mobile WIN Job Center will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora.
The mobile unit is a valuable tool for job searches, creating and updating resumes, and other services.
reunion March 25
The Avery and Hendricks family reunion will be March 25 from 9:30 a.m. until 6 p.m., rain or shine, at the Gore Springs Community Center.
The reunion is sponsored by the families of Jack Hendricks and Guy Stanley Hendricks, also George and Mary Avery, and Kate and Rex Avery.
For more information call 688-6963 or 258-5903.
Pressure canner
gauge testing
The Webster County Extension Service is testing dial gauges for pressure canners every Monday and Thursday from 3-5 p.m. during March. Call 258-3971 for more information.
Benefit for
Darlene Wilson
A benefit for cancer patient Darlene Williams Wilson will be March 31 at the Woodmen of the World lodge in Eupora. Activities will begin at 2 p.m., and will include music, food, fellowship and at auction at 5 p.m.
Anyone needing additional information or wanting to make a donation or help in any other way may call Donny Buckner at 769-6102, Tony Williamson at 552-9090, Jerry Jones at 435-0047 or Gene Williamson at 552-2116.
Girl Scout
cookie sale
Girl Scouts Troop 23054 is selling Girl Scout cookies per order and at local booth sales though the month of March.
Proceeds are going to help all local Girl Scouts go to Girl Scout summer camp.
For more information call or text Becky Roland 552-4902 or Rebecca Vaughan, 617-5922.
MBC Easter
egg hunt
The Mathiston Beautification Committee will be having an Easter egg hunt on March 31 at 1 p.m. at the city park.
There will be two age groups: birth to 4 years of age and 5 to 12 years of age. The committee will also be giving away two “fun” baskets for each age group.
“Come out and have some fun hunting with your children.” For more information, call Betty at 312-8724.
Gore, Boatman
present senior
recital at FBC
Eupora High School seniors Chace Gore and Justin Boatman will present their senior recital on March 31 at 2 p.m. at the First Baptist Church of Eupora.
The recital will feature selections from trumpet, piano, euphonium and guitar.
Chace, Justin and their families invite the public to join them in this celebration of their accomplishments. A reception will follow in the Family Life Center.
EHS Merit-
Awards Banquet
The Eupora High School Merit-Awards Banquet will be April 17 at 6:30 p.m. in the high school cafeteria. Any organization wishing to make a presentation at the banquet needs to contact the school at 258-4041 no later than April 1.
Computer classes
These classes are being taught at the Webster County Extension Office by John Giesmann, MSU Extension Service. Classes are a limited number so please call 258-3971 to register.
April 2 – Intro To Computer and Microsoft Word (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Learn the basics of a computer and how to create, save and correct a word document. Cost is $10.
April 3 – Intro to Internet (9 a.m.-noon) Learn how to search, save, and maneuver around the internet. Cost is $5. Intro to Email (1-4 p.m.) Learn how to create, save and organize emails. Cost is $5.
April 4 – Excel (9 a.m.-4 p.m.) Many have asked for this class so here it is. Learn how to create an Excel spreadsheet, create formulas and much more. Cost is $10.
Eupora Lodge #423
Boston butt sale
Eupora Lodge #423 is selling tickets for Boston butts to be picked up at the Eupora Masonic Hall on April 6 from 3-5 p.m. The price for each ticket is $25.
Lodge members have tickets and will be selling them throughout the community. You may obtain additional information by contacting George Maddox at 258-2281, Gerald Gary at 552-0050 or Ted Wilson at 258-2064.
VFW Easter
egg hunt
Joe H. Morehead VFW Post 3806 and Ladies Auxiliary will be hosting their annual Easter egg hunt on April 7 at 2 p.m. at the post home located on VFW Road in Eupora.
Each child will receive a prize. Top prizes will be one girls bike and one boys bike. Children must be 12 and under to hunt eggs.
Ladies Auxiliary will be providing refreshments. Please bring your on basket and come enjoy the fun.
Relay for Life
Torch of Hope
If you would like to purchase a Torch of Hope (tiki torch) in honor of or in memory of someone for Webster County’s Relay for Life on April 27, please contact Carol Hillhouse at 325-3094 or 258-8489. The deadline to purchase a Torch of Hope is April 9.
Relay for Life
sky lanterns
Remember or honor an active caregiver or a caregiver who lost a loved one battling cancer by dedicating a sky lantern to be lit during Relay for Life of Webster County.
The suggested donation is $10. Contact any Relay team captain or Carol Hillhouse at 258-8489 or 325-3094.
Sky lanterns also will be available at the survivor tent at the Relay for Life event April 27 at the NMMC-Eupora walking track.
Relay for Life
Join people throughout Webster County and American Cancer Society in the fight against cancer by purchasing a luminaria now in honor or memory of someone who has been touched by cancer.
Luminarias (with the names on them) will line the walking track at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora on April 27, the night of Webster County’s fourth Relay for Life.
During the event, all participants will share in the special luminaria ceremony; candles will be lit and names will be called of those for whom luminaries have been purchased.
The cost of each luminaria is $10. Anyone interested in buying one may request an order form at businesses displaying the orange luminaria posters or by calling Frances Hyde at 552-0705. People are encouraged to purchase them early.
City testing
storm sirens
The city of Eupora is testing its severe weather sirens each Saturday at noon through the month of April unless severe weather threatens. The duration of the tests will be approximately two-three minutes.
Story Hour
Story Hour at the Maben Public Library is every Friday at 10 a.m. Come enjoy stories, music and other fun learning experiences for ages 3 to 6.
AA meetings
Alcoholics Anonymous meets Wednesdays from 7:30-8:30 p.m. and Saturdays from 5-6 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora in the Education Conference Room.
Bingo at VFW
Bingo is every Saturday at 6 p.m. at VFW Post 3806 in Eupora.
Longview Opry
Enjoy music, refreshments and fun at the Longview Opry on Highway 12 in Longview every Saturday at 7 p.m. Talent is welcome. Admission is free.
Story Time
Story Time at Webster County Public Library is every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to come and enjoy stories and activities.