Calendar of Events & Church News

Blood drives

United Blood Services announces will have blood drives from 3-7 p.m. Jan. 9 at FATCO on U.S. 82 East (bloodmobile); 2:30-6 p.m. Jan. 13 at Eupora Elementary School (gym) and 8:30 a.m.-2 p.m. Jan. 14 at East Webter High School (bloodmobile).

Community musical

variety show

A community musical variety show will be Jan. 11 at Wood College’s Bennett Hall in Mathiston. The event is sponsored by the Keepin’ It Country Music Committee, a non-profit organization.

All local talent is welcome; open mic until the slots are filled. Bring your CD, soundtrack or instrument of choice. The finale for the evening will be “A Celebration with the King.” Josh Buford will perform his amazing tribute in honor of Elvis’ birthday.

Doors will open at 4 p.m. for registration food and drinks. Crowd permitting, the variety show will start at 5 p.m. General admission is $10 at the door; performers and children under 12 will be admitted free. Concessions will be available all evening.

Friends of

the Library

The regular monthly Friends of the Library meeting at the Webster County Public Library in Eupora will be at 11:30 a.m. on Monday, Jan. 13.

Dr. James Crockett (brother of Maxie Bailey of Eupora) will be the guest speaker. His new book, “Power Greed Hubris: Judicial Bribery in Mississippi,” will be presented and available for a book signing.  A light lunch will be available for a nominal fee. Everyone is invited to attend.

Brunswick stew


A Brunswick stew fundraiser will be Jan. 18 at the Stewart Fire Department beginning at noon.

All proceeds go to the Brotherhood Scholarship Fund sponsored by Poplar Creek Nations, Stewart Baptist and Tri-County Baptist churches.

Stew will be available for $5 a bowl (served with crackers or cornbread, drink and dessert), $20 a gallon, $10 a half-gallon, $5 a quart or $3 a pint.

Mathiston Library

story hour

The Mathiston Public Library has story hour and activities for children of all ages every Tuesday at 10 a.m.

Webster County

Library 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.

Maben Public

Library story hour

Maben Public Library has story hour every Friday at 10 a.m. featuring many fun activities along with a story with Ms. Mary. Children ages 3-6 are invited.

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

Fentress Baptist

A bluegrass gospel singing will be at 6 p.m. Jan. 12 at Fentress Baptist Church near Ackerman featuring Alan Sibley and the Magnolia Ramblers. A love offering will be received.

Maben Church of God

Maben Church of God will have revival Jan. 13-15 with the Rev. Matt Hill, pastor of Whosoever Church of God in Pope. Services begin at 7 p.m. daily.