Calendar of Events

WOW Easter

egg hunt

Woodmen of the World in Eupora will have its Easter egg hunt March 25 at the lodge at 2 p.m. The event is open to the public, and will include an egg hunt and refreshments.

Gospel singing

A kickoff to Angie’s 2017 gospel singings will be at 6 p.m. March 25 at the Stewart Fire Department on Hwy. 82 across from 4-D Grocery.

Performing will be Two for God, David McMillian and Family, the Pounders Family, Heavenly Journey and Family Tradition.

Concessions will be available. For more information call or text 662-440-0133 or 662-744-2234.

EES kindergarten


Eupora Elementary School kindergarten registration is April 4-6 from 7 a.m. until 4 p.m. and then a lunch and tour on April 6 at 10 a.m. in the school cafeteria. If you have a child that will turn 5 by Sept. 1, 2017, you need to register your child during this time. Packets can be picked up at the EES office.

Mathiston Library

doll collection

Come to Mathiston Public Library and see our doll display. The dolls are from Sue Rushing’s collection. She is an avid doll collector and worked for many years as a nurse at the hospital in Eupora.

While you are there sign up to be a friend of the library. It’s only $10 a year. Help make Mathiston Library the best of the best of the best.

Black Hawk

School singing

The monthly Black Hawk School singing that normally is held between March and December has been canceled for 2017 unless further updated.

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

Harmony Free

Will Baptist

The Freemans will be in concert at Harmony Free Will Baptist Church on March 19 starting at 10:30 a.m.

The church is located at 3735 Highway 9 north of Eupora. Admission is free but a love offering will be received during the concert. For more information visit

Evangelism rally

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Walthall Baptist

Walthall Baptist Church is hosting the “Tell Me” Rally for Webster County on March 20.

It will be held in the church parking lot at noon. Dr. Jim Futral, executive director of the Mississippi Baptist Convention Board, will bring a brief message.

Rallies are being held in every county seat of the state as part of the MBCB’s 2017 “Tell Me, Tell Someone” evangelism emphasis.



Center Grove Baptist Church (146 Center Grove Road, Maben) is hosting a women’s conference on March 25. The conference theme is “Navigating Life: Weathering the Storms.”

The speaker will be Barbie Bassett, meteorologist for WLBT-TV3-Jackson and the American Family Radio, Christian speaker, singer and author of “Carry an Umbrella When There is No Rain in the Forecast: 365 Days of Living by Faith.”

Registration will be from 9-9:45 a.m. and the program will begin at 10 a.m. followed by a book signing and luncheon.

Tickets are $10 for program only and $20 for program and luncheon. Advance tickets are encouraged as no luncheon tickets can be sold at the door.

Contact Lynda Tuck (662-418-0420) or Jane Lewis (662-418-2090) for tickets or further information.

Pine Forest

Praise Fest

The fourth annual Praise Fest will be held at Pine Forest Baptist Church located 7 miles north of Stewart on March 25.

A meal will be served at 5:30 p.m. and the service will be held at 6:15 p.m. Praise Fest 2017 will be co-hosted by Josh Buford of Meadowview Baptist Church in Starkville and by Greg May of Pine Forest. Bro. Wade Stevens of FBC in Mathiston will be the speaker.

Bro. Derek May and the congregation at Pine Forest invite everyone to attend.

Ladies Conference

Providence Baptist Church in Choctaw County will host its 11th annual Ladies Conference at 5 p.m. April 1 in the family life center.

The speaker will be singer/songwriter Brenda Whitlock from Okolona. Admission is free. Nursery provided for ages kindergarten and under. Refreshments served following program.