Calendar of Events

Health Department.

WIC closings

The Mississippi State Department of Health has announced that the Webster County Health Department and Women, Infants and Children distribution center will be closed Aug. 16.

Visit www.HealthyMS.com/locations for more information.

Forever Outdoors

fundraiser Aug. 17

A fundraiser for Forever Outdoors will be at 10 a.m. Aug. 17 at Tractor Supply Co. in Starkville.

Forever Outdoors is a non-profit organization that will treat five wounded warriors to a Kansas deer hunt in September. Founders Rob Robinson of Eupora and Gill Alexander of Kansas will be present, as will the veterans taking the hunting trip.

Barbecue plates will be sold at the fundraiser, which will also feature children’s activities such as jumpers, a carwash, silent auction and entertainment. The event is pet friendly and those attending should bring their lawn chairs.

‘Gridiron Gold’

tickets available

The second showing of “Mississippi Gridiron Gold” at Eupora High School’s Latham Auditorium will be at 7 p.m. Aug. 19.

Tickets for the documentary are $8 and may be purchased in advance at EHS or from local merchants. Tickets will also be available at the door. All proceeds benefit EHS Booster Club projects.

“Mississippi Gridiron Gold” sheds light on the impact of high school football in the Magnolia State. Coaches spotlighted include EHS head coach Junior Graham and Eupora native Lance Pogue.

FUMC blood drive

United Blood Services will conduct a blood drive at Eupora First United Methodist Church on Aug. 20 from 2-7 p.m. in the fellowship hall.

Every three seconds someone needs blood in this country — the overwhelming majority would die without it.

Giving blood is one of the most important things a person can do. One donation of blood can help as many as three patients. You can give blood every eight weeks. “Give the gift of life.”

Register today to give blood on Aug. 20 by calling Frances Hyde at 552-0705 or call Gwen Rico at the church office, 258-2611.

Cub Scout signup

Cub Scout signup will be at 6 p.m. Aug. 27 at Woodmen of the World Lodge 94. This is for all boys first grade and up. Boys fifth grade and up will be enrolled in the Boy Scout troop.

Springhill School

reunion Aug. 31

Springhill School reunion (Webster County) will be Aug. 31 beginning at 10 a.m. in the Springhill School building.

The school operated from 1927-57. Anyone who attended the school is invited, along with their spouse. Potluck lunch will be at noon; bring your favorite dish.

For more information, call Thomas James at 662-226-4393.

Class of ‘57 reunion

The Eupora High School graduating class of 1957 will have a once-in-a-lifetime

reunion on April 5, 2014. This will be the 57/57 reunion (Class of ‘57, 57 years later).

Organizers are trying to obtain current mailing addresses on all classmates for upcoming announcements concerning the reunion.

Anyone who was a member of this class and has not been contacted by a member of the planning committee should notify Joe Minyard at 662-574-4983 or e-mail jminvard@cableone.net.

Storytime

Storytime at Webster County Public Library is held each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Children ages 3-6 are invited to attend. For more information call 258-7515.

Mathiston Library

Story Hour

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

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

 

Maben Church of God

A benefit singing for Chris Doss of Pontotoc will be at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 17 at Maben Church of God.

Souled Out and the Rev. Matt Hill will be singing. All money raised from a love offering will go toward Doss’ medical bills. The church is located at 3965 Crowley Drive. Call 662-722-0531 for more information.

West Eupora

Church of God

The Rev. James Strange will be special speaker at West Eupora Church of God at 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. Aug. 18. Dinner will be served after the morning service.

Salem UMC

The Blake Brothers bluegrass band of Shreveport, La., will be performing at Salem United Methodist Church off Weir-Highpoint Road in McCool at 6 p.m. Aug. 24.

The band will also perform at Macedonia Baptist Church, Highway 397 in Louisville, at 1 p.m. Aug. 25.

Dorroh Lake

Baptist Assembly

The Dorroh Lake annual meeting will be at 2 p.m. Sept. 8 at the Dorroh Lake Baptist Assembly chapel

For questions, contact Ginger Castle  at 258-7545.

World Harvest

Outreach Ministries

• Family Training Hour at World Harvest Outreach Ministries is a time of teaching and learning for the church. Classes are held each Wednesday at 6 p.m. There are classes for all ages.

If you need transportation, call or text 662-744-5240. More information is available on our website: www.worldharvest.weebly .com or on Facebook at World Harvest Outreach Ministries.

Women’s Conference: Wounded Women “Healing a Wounded Generation” will be Sept. 28 from 9 a.m.-noon at World Harvest Outreach Ministries. Pre-registration is $10 and the deadline to pre-register is Sept. 22. Registration the day of the conference is $12 from 8:15-8:55 a.m. A light breakfast will be served at 8:15 a.m. Lunch will be served at noon.

Email us at worldharvest.eupora@yahoo.com for a registration form. More information is available on our website: www.worldharvest.weebly .com or on Facebook at World Harvest Outreach Ministries.