Calendar of Events

EES blood drive

A blood drive will be at Eupora Elementary School from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. May 11. If you would like to donate, please contact the school office at 258-6735 to make an appointment.

Pond management

workshop May 11

A pond management workshop will be May 11 at the Career and Technology Center in Eupora.

The meal will begin at 6 p.m. and the program will follow. Please call the Extension Office at 258-3971 to register. There is no charge for this program.

Derrick ‘DD’

Jones Day

Derrick “DD” Jones Day will be from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, May 13, at the Eupora Depot Park. The Eupora native has signed a contract with the New York Jets.

Everyone is invited to come out and have your picture taken with DD and get his autograph (related story and photo in Sports section).

Gospel singing

The monthly Gospel Music Jubilee at the Gore Springs Community Center will be at 6 p.m. May 13 featuring the Kinsmen, Canaan’s Way and Messiah Men. Admission is $5.

Pre-Mother’s Day

Gospel Explosion

The 28th Pre-Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion, hosted by Dorothy “Dot” Petty, will be at 6 p.m. May 13 at the Calhoun County Multipurpose Building, 121 Parker St., Pittsboro.

Featured guests will be the Musically Inclined of Calhoun City, Gospel Lites of Bruce, Vision of Senatobia, Armondo Adams and Redemption of Columbus, Holy Aires of Houston, Spiritual Harmoneers of Houston, Kaiser Singers of Yazoo City, Wilson Singers of Tchula, Golden Echoes of Tupelo and Shining Starts of Bruce.

Admission is $10 for adults and $5 for children ages 6-12. For more information call Petty at 417-8601.

Stewart singing

A gospel singing featuring Crossing Jordan Quartet from Covington, Tennessee, will be at 6 p.m. May 20 at the Stewart Fire Department. A love offering will be received for the singers. For more information, call or text 662-744-2234 or 662-440-0133.

CCHS Homecoming

The semiannual Choctaw County High School class reunion will be May 26 and 27 for all graduates of CCHS, Weir High School, Ackerman High School and French Camp Academy.

On Friday night, memories of pep rallies, tailgating and anything athletic will be celebrated. Saturday night is the red-carpet stroll. To register, contact a member of the classes of 1967, 1974 or 1977 for details.

EHS composite

pictures sought

Eupora High School wants to find the senior composite pictures of the classes of 1944, 1956 and 1969.

If anyone knows the location of any of these pictures, please call 662-744-0073.

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.