Thursday, June 23, 2005

Calendar of Events


  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will NOT be open at 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment for another Wed.


  • FORESTRY MEETING Marshall County Forestry Association Landowners meeting, Thursday, June 23 at the Marshall Co. Fairgrounds. Registration - 6 p.m., followed by a potluck meal and educational speaker. Everyone attending is asked to bring a side dish and dessert. For more information and to register, contact the Marshall Co. Extension Service at 662-252-3541. Registration deadline - Fri., June 17.
  • CHRISTMAS STORE FESTIVAL June 23-25 the Marshall County Republican Club will be serving barbecue chicken plates at the Clydesdale Christmas Store Festival in Byhalia. Come by our booth and visit us.
  • 4-H MEETING Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will meet at Trinity Mission, 6 p.m. After a brief meeting they will enjoy a movie and popcorn. Bring your plants, dues, Betty Crocker points and store coupons with you. If you are interested in joining our club please attend this meeting.


  • GENEALOGY 101, a free interactive class for beginners wanting to research their ancestry, will be held Friday June 24 from 6 to 9 p.m. at the IT Centre on Hwy 311 (next to Thomas Funeral Home). Personal and family history as well as genealogy research will be the subjects. There is limited seating and RSVP is recommended. Call Anna Morrison at 662-252-3994 or email This community service is provided by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
  • SECOND TIME AROUND The Marshall County Humane Society’s thrift store, Second Time Around, located next to Bailey Printing in Holly Springs, will be open Fri. from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Sat., 8 a.m.-1 p.m. Call 662-564-2900 for pick-up information on your donation


  • SINGING Cedarview Pentecostal Church, 3-1/2; miles south of Olive Branch on Hwy 305, next to water tower. 662-895-7451 or 893-4804.
  • 4-H & Youth Horse Show, 10 a.m. at the Marshall County Fairgrounds. For more information call Lemon Phelps, Extension Service, 252-3541.
  • DOCUDRAMA Temperance Hill Baptist presents America! The Bold and The Brave, a multimedia musical docudrama in which we proudly honor the military from every war since our great nation’s beginning. Saturday, June 25, 7 p.m. and Sunday, June 26, 6 p.m. Call 333-7421 for more information.
  • PRE-ANNIVERSARY Bro. John Smith and the Traveling Stars from Memphis will have their pre-anniversary at Jones Grove, 7 p.m. Guest groups will be The Kaiser Singers, The Flowers Sisters, Christian Royaletts, Bells of Harmony, Silver Stars and Dynamic Angels. Donation at the door.
  • SINGING The Williams Family of Nettleton will be featured guest singers at the fourth Sat. night singing at Evangel Full Gospel Assembly, Sat., June 25 7 p.m. Guest singers and local singers participating. Congregational singing for all. Everyone is invited.
  • SKEET SHOOT The Hickory Flat Vol. Fire Dept. is holding a skeet shoot, Sat., June 25, noon until, at Hickory Flat Mini-Storage. For more info. call Christy, 662-668-0552.


  • ANNUAL CHOIR DAY The Mt. Sinai COGIC of Mt. Pleasant will be having our annual Choir Day on Sunday at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Pastor is Elder Curtis Pritchard.
  • FRIENDS PROGRAM June 26, 6 p.m. at Rising Star MB Church for the Dynamic Angels.
  • YOUTH DAY Free Branch Church, Sun., June 26, 2:30 p.m. Minister Barry Reynolds in charge.
  • CHILDREN’S DAY and student recognition will be held at Yarbrough Chapel CME Church, Sun., June 26, along with morning worship.

June 28

  • AARP safe driving class, Alliance HealthCare System, Tues., June 28 and Thurs., June 30. Class meets from 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each day. For drivers 50 years of age or over. To register call August Geeter at 551-3386 before June 28. Sponsored by Alliance HealthCare System.

June 29

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be open at 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.
  • WELLNESS MEETING The Marshall County Health Network, in conjunction with Western Hills Health Partnership, is hosting a Diabetes Wellness Team meeting on June 29 from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Marshall County Library, 109 East Gholson Ave., Holly Springs, MS 38635. The public is invited to attend at no charge. The speaker is Dr. Lovetta Brown, M.D., Director of Office Health Disparity for Mississippi State Department of Health, and CEO of Western Hills Health Partnership. For more information, please contact Minnie C. Travis at 662-229-0081.

June 30

  • 4-H MEETING The Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will meet at 6 p.m. at Trinity Mission. New members are always encouraged to attend.
  • ELECTION Waterford Vol. Fire Dept. will hold their annual meeting for election of officers on Thurs., June 30, 7 p.m. at the Waterford community center. Fire dues are $15 and all paid households may vote. Dues may be mailed to P.O. Box 65, Waterford, MS 38685. Please come and support our volunteer fire department.

July 1

  • CLASS REUNION The Brown Elementary School will have a class reunion, July 1-3 in Holly Springs and Waterford. If you were a student of Mrs. L. Deloris Jarrett Plaxico of Brown School, you are invited. For more info., please call L.D. Plaxico, 252-1958 or Ruby Johnson, 252-4364.
  • FAMILY REUNION The Rayford, Sanderson and all connecting families will have their 30th reunion, July 1-3, gathering at the home of Geneva Rayford Rubin (901-327-4827) in Memphis at 5 p.m. Sat., a family picnic will be held at the home of James and Barbara Rayford, 664 Martin Luther King Dr., Holly Springs (252-1440) and concluding on Sun., July 3 with worship service at 1 p.m. at Wiggins Chapel CME Church in Williamsburg.

July 2

  • FAMILY REUNION The Alexander, Clayborn, Dukes and Shaw families will celebrate their 7th annual family reunion, July 2, beginning at 11 a.m. at 570 MLK, Dr., Holly Springs. Catfish lunch, fellowship time and then dinner. Everyone is welcome. Bring your favorite dish and/or soft drinks.
  • CENTENNIAL CELEBRATION Mt. Moriah MB Church will celebrate their 100th anniversary beginning Sat., July 2, 7 p.m. with a banquet in the Holly Hall at Annie’s Restaurant. Toastmaster will be Girves Holloway of Atlanta, Ga. Rev. Archie Bowen, pastor of Hearn Grove MB Church, will be guest speaker. Climax will be Sun., July 3, 2:30 p.m. with guest speaker Rev. Willie J. Taylor, pastor of Mt. Olive MB Church. Rev. Dr. R.J. Wilson, host pastor. Church is located at 3193 Marianna Rd., Holly Springs.
  • SINGING At Holly Hills Baptist Church with featured guests Robbin Clayton from Walnut and The Solid Rock Four from Byhalia. Singing will begin at 6 p.m. with fellowship following. Bro. Frank Feathers and congregation invite all to come and worship.
  • RUMMAGE SALE Sat., July 2, First Baptist Church, Potts Camp. 7 a.m. Breakfast items will be sold.
  • Singing at Mt. Calvary Pentecostal Church, 2-1/2 miles south of Hwy 72 on Cayce Rd. Featuring the Williams Family. Everyone is invited. 7 p.m.

July 3

  • RICH MAN/POOR MAN Jones Grove will have a rich man/poor man service, 3 p.m. Guest speakers will be Rev. Patrick Johnson from Mt. Newell and Rev. Nathenial Johnson from Kimbrough Chapel. Everyone is invited.
  • Homecoming, Sun., July 3, 2 p.m. at Wilkins Chapel CME Church, 1865 Wilkins Chapel Rd., Waterford. Rev. A.V. Warren Jr. will be guest speaker. Everyone is invited.

July 4

  • VBS, Holly Hill Baptist Church, July 4-8, 6-8:30 p.m. Anyone needs a ride, call Lisa, 252-8934 or 291-0215.

July 7

  • 4-H MEETING Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will meet the Marshall County Library at 6 p.m. Bake sale will be discussed. Bring your dues, coupons and Betty Crocker points. Anyone interested in joining, you are invited to this meeting.

July 9

  • REUNION The Craine family annual reunion, 2:30 p.m. until at the Watson Community Center, Hwy. 309 S, south of Byhalia. All family and friends are invited to attend.
  • BANQUET Jones Grove will have their pastor and wife banquet in the fellowship hall, 7 p.m. Tickets are on sale. Anniversary will continue on Wed., July 13 with Rev. Robert Bowers and True Faith Church from Piperton, Tenn.; Thurs., July 14 with Rev. Joe Powell and Bell Grove from Chulahoma; Fri., July 15 with Rev. Love & Greater Love Church from Holly Springs; Sat., July 16 with gospel singing; and climax on Sunday, July 17 with Rev. Gifton Jones and Jerusalem Church from Memphis. Everyone is invited.
  • BAKE SALE Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will hold their annual bake sale at the Super Wal-Mart, 8 a.m. - until the desserts run out. We accept donations. Recruitment booth will be available to anyone who wants to join.

July 10

  • REVIVAL Emory Independent Methodist Church, 872 Watson Road, Byhalia, will have their revival Sun., July 10, through Wed., July 13. Sunday services are at 11 a.m. and 6 p.m., and Mon. through Wed. the services are at 7 p.m. The Rev. Bill Moseley from South Carolina is the guest pastor.

July 15

  • IDA WELLS FESTIVAL The Ida B. Wells Arts and Crafts Family Festival and birthday celebration will be held at the museum, 220 N. Randolph St., July 15-17, 9 a.m. until the music stops! Arts, crafts, creative dance, music, soul food and a walk through history. Artist and vendor booth space available. For more info. call 252-3232.

July 17

  • FAMILY & FRIEND’S DAY Free Branch Church, Sun., July 17, 2:30. Minister Eddie Goliday of Clear Creek Church in Oxford will be the guest. Minister Barry Reynolds is in charge.

July 30

  • School Day Uniform-Give-Away (pants and polo shirts). Sponsored by the Eddie Lee Smith and the Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Clubs will take place on the parking lot of Dreamland, 8 a.m. We are asking the community and individuals to support the efforts of the children by donating any uniforms you have. Drop off sites are WKRA, Ebony and Ivory Beauty Salon, Perfect Touch and Carlisle’s Big Star.

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