Mobile WIN Job Center visits The Mobile WIN Job Center is at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. May 24. Mississippi Department of Employment Security staff members are available to help job seekers.
Quick Bites “Getting Started with Backyard Chickens,” a Quick Bites interactive program, is from noon-1 p.m. May 24 at the Webster County Extension Office. Miriam Sansing and Alison Buehler will show what is involved in getting started with raising chickens in your own backyard. Call 258-3971 to register.
Bailey Reunion The annual Bailey Reunion will be May 26 and 27 at the George Bailey Home Place located in the West Shady Grove community. For more information, call Lisa Bailey Stewart at 552.7252.
Gospel singing A gospel singing will be at 7 p.m. May 26 at the Stewart Fire Department featuring Heavenly Journey, Chuck Clark and Joy Card. A love offering will be received for the groups. Call Angie at 418-6454 for more information.
Grill safety workshop Webster County Extension and the Office of Nutrition Education are offering a grill safety workshop from 9-11 a.m. May 29 at the Extension Office (food safety and physical safety, food prep skills and tasting). The free workshop is for youth in Webster County from 8-16 years of age. Call 258-3971 to reserve a spot.
UBS blood drive United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive from 1-6 p.m. May 31 in the Education Room of NMMC-Eupora. Volunteer blood donors must be at least 16, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health.
Cub Scouts carwash/bake sale Cub Scouts Pack 30/144 will be having a carwash/bake sale on June 2 at SuperValu in Eupora from 8 a.m.-12:30 p.m. All funds will be used for the pack’s summer activities.
Woodmen cookout Woodmen of the World Lodge 94 of Eupora will host a family cookout for all Woodmen members on June 2 at 7 p.m. Bring your family for a great meal and entertainment by “Long Way To Go,” a bluegrass gospel group from Maben. Members are asked to bring their families and guests for a meal of hamburgers and hotdogs, and need to bring a dessert. The lodge will furnish cold drinks and coffee.
Fason Reunion The Fason Reunion will be June 9 at the home of Boogie and Jeannie Holland in Maben. Come bring a covered dish and enjoy the fellowship. For more information call 263-4056.
Benefit for Paul Peacock A benefit for William “Paul” Peacock for medical expenses for lymphoma will be June 9 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Stewart Fire Department. The benefit will feature music, food, raffles and a cakewalk. A fund has been set up at the Bank of Kilmichael. Come out and support Paul and family. For more information call 312-6149.
Summer Reading Program at library Webster County Library will be hosting a Summer Reading Program during the month of June. This year’s theme is “DreamBig! READ.” This is the schedule for the program: • June 5: Edwin Faughn from Rainwater Observatory in French Camp • June 12: Nature’s Nightlife — real nighttime animals • June 19: Dreams — puppets with Dot McCorkle and Pat Ray • June 26: Wishes with Heather Harper and Julia Stephenson Children from age 4-10 may attend each Tuesday in June from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Webster County Library. Regular Story Time will be discontinued during June and July. It will resume during August. Head Start
recruitment An active recruitment campaign for the 2012-13 school year is under way for the Head Start/Early Head Start Program at the Eupora Head Start Center. Families on the Head Start waiting list or families with age-eligible children (age 3 on or before Sept. 1, 2012) may call Central Mississippi Inc. at 283-2227 for information about required documents for updated/new applications.
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. Church news
Faith Baptist Revival at Faith Baptist Church in Maben continues May 24 and 25 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Don Davis is preaching and the Rev. Kevin Pinnix of Souled Out is leading the music. A nursery is provided. The church is located at 1104 J.Y. Turner Road in the Self Creek community.
West Shady Grove Cemetery Committee meeting at West Shady Grove Baptist Church will be at 9 a.m. May 27.
Embry Cemetery Memorial at Embry Cemetery, located 3½ miles west of Bellefontaine on Highway 404, will be May 27. Committee members are Alex Allday, Jack Hendricks and Charles E. Hitt. Grave decorations will start at 10 a.m. Worship will be at 11 a.m. at Pilgrim’s Rest Baptist Church. Dr. Robert E. “Bob” Self of Enid, pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Grenada, will deliver the message.
Cumberland Presbyterian Cumberland Presbyterian Church will have its annual memorial service at 10:30 a.m. May 27. A covered-dish luncheon will follow the service.
Mt. Zion Baptist Mt. Zion Baptist Church will have Vacation Bible School May 29-June 1 from 6-8:30 p.m. daily. All children kindergarten and up (youth included) may participate.
Bellefontaine UMC Join Dollar General and Bellefontaine United Methodist Church in collecting nonperishable food items and help stop hunger in Webster County. The food drive continues through May 31 at Dollar General in Eupora. A collection box is located on the right-hand side of the store’s entrance. Donations will go to needy families in Webster County, as well as the Webster County Baptist Association’s Food Pantry.
Maben Memorial Garden Maben Memorial Garden’s annual memorial will be June 3 at 10:30 a.m. at Maben United Methodist Church. The Rev. Shawn Nygard, pastor of Midway Church of Christ, will bring the message. A covered-dish lunch will be served at noon and Howard Cooper will host a gospel singing at 1 p.m. For more information, call 263-8327, 263-8347 or 263-4995.
Spring Valley Baptist Revival at Spring Valley Baptist Church will be June 3-6. The Rev. David Hamilton, pastor of West Heights Baptist Church in Pontotoc, will be the speaker. Service times are 6 p.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday. Special music will be each night. The church is located on Spring Valley Road in Mathiston.
Tomnolen Baptist Tomnolen Baptist Church will be having Vacation Bible School June 4-8 from 6-8:30 p.m. daily for ages 3-youth. The theme of VBS is “SpaceQuest!: Exploring My Mission With Jesus.” As the adventure begins, kids and teachers will buckle in, sit back and blast off on an adventure-filled journey. Kids will discover that Jesus is the Way, the Truth and the Life. They will learn that choosing God as their captain will lead them to enjoy the ultimate adventure — a relationship with Jesus Christ. Anyone with questions may call Sonja Parish at 312-0579.
Wilkins Chapel Wilkins Chapel M.B. Church in Duck Hill will have revival at 7:30 p.m. June 6-8. The Rev. Mark Williamson of Jackson will be the guest speaker. Also, Wilkins Chapel has an evening community fellowship service at 5 p.m. every fourth Sunday. Each service will have a different speaker from the community. The church is located at 57 Branscome Road.
Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly announces dates for its summer camps: • Boys Camp (ages 7-16): June 11-14; Director: Frank Vaughn • Teen Girls Camp (ages 12-16): July 9-12; Director: Ashley Pounds • Girls Camp (ages 7-12): July 16-19; Director: Ashley Pounds Cost for one week of camp is $125 if registration/payment is received by June 1 and $150 if registration/payment is received after June 1. All registrations are requested to be received a week before the camp begins. For information contact Ginger Castle at 258-7545.