Calendar of Events

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.

Gospel jubilee Gore Springs Community Center will host a gospel music jubilee at 6 p.m. June 9 featuring Bill Monaghan the Castles, New Genesis, Joyful Noise Quarter and others. Admission is $5. Friends of the Library

The regular meeting of the Friends of the Library, Eupora, will be at noon June 11. Lunch is provided for a nominal fee.

Benefit for Eddie Bowles

A benefit for Eddie Bowles will be June 16 at the Tomnolen Fire Department beginning at 5 p.m. Pulled-pork sandwiches with baked beans, slaw and drink will be sold for $6 each, and a cakewalk will begin at 6 p.m. Chances on a $100 bill will also be sold for $1 each.

Bowles has been diagnosed with a rare form of Stage IV kidney cancer, which has spread throughout his entire pelvic region including his adrenal glands, lymph nodes, tailbone, hip bone and spine. The cancer has also caused a fracture in his back.

He is preparing for radiation chemotherapy and surgery to remove his kidney, and will be required to make multiple trips to Jackson for appointments and procedures.

All proceeds will go toward medical bills, medications and travel costs. Donations can also be made at any Regions bank in his name. For more information, contact Stephanie Sanderford at-552-1682. “Thanks in advance for your support and prayers.”

Sherwood singing The Sherwood Community will have a gospel singing at 7 p.m. June 16. By His Grace, Revelations and Brandy Pennington will sing.

Kids in the Kitchen If you’re a kid and you’re looking for something fun this summer, check out Kids in the Kitchen. This class is specially designed for kids ages 8 to 14. Kids in the Kitchen is an action-packed class where kids learn to cook great tasting food and learn how to make fitness a fun part of their life. It will be June 19-20 at the Webster County Extension office from 9 a.m.-noon each day. The program is free, but pre-registration is required and space is limited to the first 20 students. Let Pamela Awad know if you have special dietary or physical needs at 258-3971.

Mobile WIN Job Center visits The Mobile WIN Job Center will set up shop from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. June 21 at the former Garan factory on Highway 9 South in Eupora. The Mississippi Department of Employment Security’s mobile unit is a valuable tool for job searches, creating and updating resumes, and other services.

Online Couponing Session June 25 An Online Couponing Session by Dale Jordon of MSU Extension will be at 5:15 p.m. June 25 at the Webster County Extension Office. This program will help people change the way they shop. With the cost of living going up it is important to find ways to save money. “Couponing” is a great way to get more bang for your buck.

This free program will teach people where to find and print coupons by using their computer. They will also learn how to use their smartphone to save money. Call the Webster County Extension Office at 258-3971 by June 21 to register.

Maben Library Reading Program Maben Public Library’s Summer Reading Program is “Dream Big, Own the Night.” The program is open to young people, preschool through young adult, with programs, prize drawings and more.

Schedule: June 12 – Pam Awad; 19th – Beverly Smith, Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge; and 26th – Lisa Hester, Art. Each program begins at 10 a.m. Registration continues June 8 from noon-4 p.m. and June 9 from 9 a.m.- noon. For more information, call the library at 263-5619 or visit All programs are free of charge.

County Library Reading Program

Webster County Library is hosting a Summer Reading Program with the theme “DreamBig! READ.” Remaining schedule: June 12, Nature’s Nightlife: real nighttime animals; June 19, Dreams: puppets with Dot McCorkle and Pat Ray; and 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. Regular Story Time is being discontinued during June and July. It will resume during August.

FATCO blood drive United Blood Services’ bloodmobile will be at FATCO in Eupora from 2-7 p.m. June 26. Sign up with Jesse Phillips at 694-1876 or online at using sponsor code FATCO.

Head Start recruitment An active recruitment campaign for 2012-13 is under way 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) may call 283-2227 for information.

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.

Spring Valley Baptist The final night of revival at Spring Valley Baptist Church is June 6 at 7 p.m. The Rev. David Hamilton, pastor of West Heights Baptist Church in Pontotoc, is the speaker. The church is located on Spring Valley Road in Mathiston.

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.

West Shady Grove Baptist West Shady Grove Baptist Church in Grady invites children to attend “Amazing Wonders Aviation” Vacation Bible School. VBS will be 5-8 p.m. June 8 and 9 a.m.-2 p.m. June 9.

Fellowship Baptist Fellowship Baptist Church in Choctaw County will have memorial services on June 17 at 10:30 a.m.

The Rev. Frank Trotter, former pastor and current associate pastor of West Jackson Baptist Church in Tupelo, will bring the memorial message. Kent Brooks of Lubbock, Texas, will lead a history/memory time during the services. Rose Smith Burton will be in charge of the music service.

A potluck lunch will follow the services in the fellowship hall. For further information, contact the church at 263-4035.

Piney Jordan 1st UMC Piney Jordan First United Methodist Church, Eupora, will have its annual Men’s Day program June 24. The program will take place immediately following the morning service. Refreshments will be served.

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 boys camp is now $150 and cost for either girls camps is $125 if registration/payment is received by July 1.All registrations are requested to be received a week before the camp begins. For information contact Ginger Castle at 258-7545.