Calendar of Events

NARFE to meet

The National  Active and Retired Federal Employee’s Association will meet Feb. 23 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville. Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s speaker is Patrick Miller of the MSU Extension Service’s Center for Government and Community Development.

Bunco Night

for Hope

Bank of Kilmichael will be hosting Bunco Night for Hope at 6 p.m. Feb. 27 at the Eupora-Webster Recreation Association (Eupora Country Club). Come enjoy a fun night of bunco, food, fellowship and a chance to win some awesome prizes!

It’s a $20 donation to play or a $10 donation to eat and mingle. All proceeds will be donated to help fund the final construction of the American Cancer Society Gertrude C. Ford Hope Lodge in Jackson. The Hope Lodge provides housing free of charge to cancer patients and their caregivers.

If you would like to make a donation make checks payable to American Cancer Society Hope Lodge. You can drop off your donation at Bank of Kilmichael or Regions Bank.

Baseball, softball,

buddy ball, T-ball

signup announced

Baseball/softball/buddy ball/T-ball signup for ages 3-15 ends Feb. 28 at Eupora City Hall.

20th Century

salad luncheon

The GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club will have a salad luncheon March 7 at the Eupora First Baptist Church Family Life Center.

Salads are carryouts only and are to picked up between 11 a.m. till 1 p.m. The cost is $8 per salad plate, which consist of three specialty salads plus a dessert salad. Pre-orders only.

The deadline for ordering plates is March 3. Ticket(s) for salad luncheon plates are available from any 20th Century Club member.

For additional information contact Frances Hyde at 552-0705, Heidi Young at 552-7700 or President Lyn Blaylock at 983-8268.

Proceeds from the salad luncheon club fundraiser will be used to support community projects sponsored by the GFWC/MFWC Eupora 20th Century Club.

Municipal quali-

fying deadline

The qualifying period for municipal elections is underway for people interested in vying for local offices of mayor and boards of aldermen.

The qualifying deadline at city clerks’ offices is 5 p.m. March 3. Primaries for mayor and aldermen will be May 2 and runoffs are set for May 16. The general elections will be June 6.

Webster County

Library storytime

Storytime at Webster County Library in Eupora is each Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. Pat Ray entertains the children with songs, stories and crafts. Children ages 2-5 are invited to attend.

Maben Public

Library storytime

Maben Public Library has storytime every Friday at 10 a.m. featuring many fun activities along with a story.

AA meetings

Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are Wednesdays at 7:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 5 p.m. at North Mississippi Medical Center-Eupora’s Education Conference Room.

NA meetings

Narcotics Anonymous meetings are the second, fourth and fifth Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Choctaw County Library in Ackerman. Call 662-552-0966 for details.

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.

Church News

 

JOY Club

Mitch Sisson and Pepper Sisson will be the guest speakers at this month’s JOY Club potluck luncheon as they share their farm toy collections. They will also have their display from the Starkville Farm Toy Show for viewing.

Bring a dish and join the fun at 11:30 a.m. Feb. 28 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church of Eupora. For more information, call the church office at 258-3491.

Prayer Breakfast

The monthly Men’s Prayer Breakfast will be at 6:45 a.m. March 1 in the fellowship hall of First Baptist Church of Eupora. Men throughout the community are invited to attend.

Tell Me Evangelist Rally

The Tell Me Evangelist Rally will be held Feb. 27 at 11 a.m. at Ackerman Baptist Church

(185 East Cherry Street). Sponsored by the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board (MBCB) and Choctaw Baptist Association. Dr. Jim Futral, Executive Secretary of MBCB will be present. Come and be challenged in your walk and witness with Christ!  People of all churches and dominations are invited to attend.