Calendar of Events

Gore Springs gospel jubilee A gospel music jubilee will be at 6 p.m. July 14 at the Gore Springs Community Center. Southern Image, the Como Sisters, Long Way to Go, Masters Quartet and others will perform. Admission is $5.

Gospel singing at Stewart VFD A gospel singing will be at 7 p.m. July 14 at the Stewart Fire Department on U.S. 82. Performing will be the Downs Family from Booneville, Jennifer and Jessie from Stewart and Richard Rabe from Forest. A love offering will be taken for the groups singing.

Diabetes Support Group to meet The Diabetes Support Group will meet at 6 p.m. July 17 at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Education Room. For more information, call Velma McKinney at 258-9306 or education director Stephanie McIlwain, RN, BSN, at 258-9311.

‘Rural Community Meeting’ July 17 A “Rural Community Meeting” with Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley will be July 17 at Wood College Bennett Hall Auditorium in Mathiston from 5:30-6:30 p.m.

Diabetes class The Comprehensive Diabetes Self-Management Program at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora will be offered July 18 from 7:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call Velma McKinney at 258-9306 or education director Stephanie McIlwain, RN, BSN, at 258-9311.

Wright Reunion The 42nd annual Wright Reunion will be July 22 at the VFW building 1 mile east of Eupora off U.S. 82. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. A covered-dish (potluck) luncheon will be served at noon.

Nutrition programs ADULT nutrition education classes, perfect for newly marrieds or new parents, or anyone wanting to brush up on cooking skills and current nutrition topics, are upcoming.

Dates of programs are July 24, 25 and 26 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Webster County Extension Office. Deadline for signup is July 19.

Bring favorite recipes to share. Call 258-3971 to reserve a spot

A YOUTH nutrition education event, “Ice Cream in a Bag,” will be from 1-2 p.m. July 13 at the Mathiston Public Library. Call 258-3971 to reserve a place in any of the youth programs.

Benefit for Sonny Akins A benefit for Sonny Akins will be July 28 at Clarkson Baptist Church.

Hamburger and hot dog plates with baked beans, chips, drink and dessert will be available at 11 a.m. An auction will be noon followed by a concert by the Josh Buford Band.

EHS ’50s get- together reunion A ’50s get-together will be July 28 at 2 p.m. at Eupora First Baptist Church Family Life Center to reminisce about old times and to talk about the last 50+ years.

This includes classes of 1950-59 or even if you didn’t graduate. Bring yourself and spouse or guest and some finger food. The committee will furnish cold drinks; donations will be received for the expenses.

Let everyone who went to EHS anytime in the ’50s know about this. Call 258-2431 or 552-7726 for more information. The EHS class of 1957 will go to the Central Service Grill following the get-together for its 1957 class reunion starting at 5:30 p.m.

NASA workshop Webster County 4-H is hosting a NASA summer workshop. Children who participate in NASA’s Summer of Innovation Camp will conduct experiments and perform activities related to air pressure, density, astronomy, gravity, robotics and the solar system.

These are the remaining dates for the workshops, which are from 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.: • July 23, call the Extension Office by July 20 to reserve your spot • July 30, call the Extension Office by July 27 to reserve your spot. The workshop costs $5 and is open to youth in fourth through ninth grades.

Call the Webster County Extension Office at 258-3971 to reserve your child’s spot or to receive further information.

Head Start 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.

School Board qualifying date Circuit Clerk Deborah Hood Neal announces that the qualifying date for Webster County School Board members, districts 3 and 4, will begin Aug. 7.

The deadline will be 5 p.m. Sept. 7 to be placed on the November general election ballot. Contact the circuit clerk’s office at 258-6287 if any questions.

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.