Calendar of Events & Church News

Gore Reunion

The 33st annual Gore Family Reunion will be June 29 at the Springhill School House located on Highway 404.

Registration will begin at 10 a.m., including review of family memorabilia and genealogy. Please bring any pictures and information you would like to display and share.

The Gore Brothers Jazz Trio from Houston will provide music starting at 11 a.m. and lunch will be at noon [cost $10].

After lunch a genealogy presentation of the Gore family history will be presented by Keith Gore Wiseman, son of Bettie Gore Wiseman and grandson of Will Abe “Red” Gore of Walthall.

Ezekiel Fletcher Gore, ancestor of many of the Gores, was the Methodist pastor of Greensboro from 1865-69.

Everyone is invited to attend this reunion.

Schaefer Reunion

J.D. Schaefer, Tom Schaefer and Lorene Schaefer Cummins invite all descended family, all extended family and all family friends of the Peter Joseph Schaefer family to an old-fashioned family reunion at the old home place of Antley Joe Schaefer and Thera Doshie Goines Schaefer Burns in Ticky Bend.

Family reunion dinner will be 1 p.m. July 6; a fish fry is planned. Bring a dish/dessert/beverage and a lawn chair if possible. Make plans to stay and visit family and friends the entire day. Bring any family history you may have.

Kids in

the Kitchen

The Webster County Extension Office will offer “Kids in the Kitchen” from 9 a.m.-noon July 8 and 10 at Eupora First United Methodist Church’s Kids Kingdom building on Holman Street. Call 258-3971 to register.

Peewee football/

cheerleader signup

Eupora peewee football/cheerleader registration will be July 15-Aug. 9 at Eupora City Hall.

For any questions contact Park Director John Prather at 552-2529.

1983-85 EHS

class reunion

Anyone interested in information on a class reunion being held the summer of 2014 for the classmates that graduated from Eupora High School (or would have graduated) in 1983, 1984 and 1985 should contact Laura Morgan at 601-594-2684 or

Mathiston Library

Story Hour

The Mathiston Public Library has Story Hour and activities for children of all ages every Wednesday at 10 a.m. Story Hour is directed by Jill Carroll.

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.


Church news


Russell Burton

Family concerts

The Russell Burton Family will be singing bluegrass gospel music at Faith Baptist Church at 6 p.m. June 29 and at Friendship Baptist Church at 7 p.m. June 30.

Faith Baptist is located at Center Grove on Turner Road and Friendship Baptist is located on Craig Springs Road south of Sturgis.

Victory Baptist

Fifth Sunday singing at Victory Baptist Church will be June 30. Worship service will be at 11 a.m., lunch at noon and a concert featuring the Landmarks Quartet of Tupelo at 1 p.m.

The church is located on Highway 15 South, Mathiston. A love offering will be taken.

Church of God

of Prophecy

The Landmarks Quartet of Tupelo will perform at the Church of God of Prophecy at 6 p.m. June 30.

The church is located on Highway 15, Maben. A love offering will be taken.

Spring Valley

Baptist singing

Spring Valley Baptist Church in Mathiston will present “Ship to Shore Regions Beyond” with featured singers Dr. Cecil & Denise Fayard at 1:30 p.m. June 30. For more information call 258-7449.



The Webster County Baptist Association will host a special Patriotic Celebration at 5 p.m. June 30 at First Baptist Church of Mathiston. The event will feature choir and orchestra members from churches throughout Webster County for this annual event.

The Patriotic Celebration is under the direction of FBC Eupora’s Minister of Music Jason Carson. For more information about this year’s event, contact the Webster County Association office at 258-5611.

Youth service

World Harvest Outreach Ministries will have a youth service at 6 p.m. June 30. Garrett Oswalt will be the speaker.

All youth and young adults will be in charge of the service. Pastors Bobby and Eddie McMullen and congregation invite everyone to bring their youth groups.

Call 662-744-5240 for more information. The church is located at 45 N. Dunn St., Eupora (next door to Watkins, Ward & Stafford).

Prayer breakfast

The monthly men’s prayer breakfast will be July 3 at 6:45 a.m. in the First Baptist Church fellowship hall. Men from throughout the community are invited to enjoy a time of fellowship. For more information, contact the church office at 258-3491.

Bluff Springs

Baptist (Choctaw)

Bluff Springs Baptist Church in Choctaw County will have revival services at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m. July 7, and July 8-10 at 7 p.m. The Rev. Allen Robinson, pastor of Rosedale Baptist Church, will be the visiting speaker.

FBC Eupora VBS

First Baptist Church of Eupora will have Colossal Coaster World Vacation Bible School from 5:30-8:30 p.m. July 7-12, with Friday night set as a special Family Night. Supper will be served at 5:30 p.m.

Children entering kindergarten through sixth grades throughout the area are invited to attend this year’s event. For more information about this year’s VBS at FBC Eupora, go to or call the church office at 258-3491.

Dorroh Lake

girls camps

Dorroh Lake girls camps are coming up. Teen girl camp is July 8-11. Younger girls camp is July 15-18.

Pre-registration cost is $150. Registration the day of is $175.

Contact Ginger Castle at 258-7545 or message her on Facebook at Dorroh Lake Camp.

Disaster relief

training July 20

The Webster County Baptist Association will sponsor a disaster relief training event July 20 at First Baptist Church of Eupora.

Sign up for the training event by calling the association office at 258-5611 from 8-11 a.m. Monday-Friday.