Thursday, February 10, 2005

Calendar of Events


  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be held at the permanent site, 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.
  • READING FAIR DISPLAYS Holly Springs Intermediate School welcomes parents and friends to view reading fair displays, Wed., Feb. 9, 1-4 p.m. Displays are located on the east and west hall of the Sims building, on each hall in the Frazier building and in Mrs. DeBerry’s office.


  • MEETING The Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will meet Mr. Phelps at the Marshall County Fair Grounds at 6 p.m.
  • CLEAN-UP MEETING Sheriff Kenny Dickerson invites everyone to a county-wide clean-up meeting, Thurs., Feb. 10, 6 p.m. in the Sheriff’s Office board room. For more info. call Lisa Cole, 252-8855 x110 or Sue Watson at 252-4261. See you there!
  • COUPLES SEMINAR Chulahoma MB Church will host a couples seminar Thurs., Fri. 10 and Fri., Feb. 11, at 7 p.m. nightly. Pastor John E. Booker Jr. will serve as seminar speaker.


  • COMMEMORATIVE BRICKS Ida B. Wells-Barnett Museum —- Set Your Name In History. Buy a commemorative brick. Reduced rates on bricks, Feb. 11, 1-5 p.m. Contact Leona Harris, 252-3232, for more info.
  • Gospel Singing will be held at 7 p.m. featuring the Holcomb Sisters from Pontotoc. An offering will be taken. The Apostolic Church of Jesus is located at 178 Stonewall Road, Byhalia. Pastor Garland Loveless and members invite all to attend.


  • BENEFIT Emory Independent Methodist Church, 872 Watson Rd., Byhalia will have their annual St. Jude Benefit, Sat., Feb. 12 with a catfish meal. They will begin serving at 5 p.m. and stop at 8 p.m. $10 for adults, $5 for 10 and under. All proceeds go to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. For more info. call 838-2367.
  • SINGING Emmanuel Baptist Church, Red Banks Rd., will host a gospel singing Feb. 12, featuring the Williams Family from Wren, Miss. Fellowship supper at 5, singing at 6. Everyone is invited.
  • SINGING New Hope Baptist Church, Hwy 72, Slayden, Sat., Feb. 12, 7 p.m. with “Anchored in Him” from Dyersburg, Tenn. as featured singers. Fellowship supper will follow singing. Bro. Billy Adair and congregation invite everyone to attend.
  • Heart to H.A.R.T. Ministries of the Latter Rain Church presents a marriage workshop on February 12 from 9 to 11:30 a.m. Theme is “Rekindling the Flame.” Speaker is Dr. Richard Kilpatrick from the Christian Counseling Ministries of Southaven. For all couples and married individuals who want to strengthen their relationship. Registration is $20 per couple and $10 per married individual. Refreshments will be served. Elder Joseph Selman is the Pastor.
  • BLUE GRASS SINGING will be held at First Southern Baptist Church, Victoria, at 6 p.m. featuring the Delta Blues Band. Everyone is welcome.
  • MEETING The Marshall County Republicans will meet at the Northcentral MS Electric Power Association, 10 a.m. The public is invited.
  • RELAY FOR LIFE Big Star Baggers will be selling chili and hot dogs beginning at 10 a.m. in the Big Star parking lot.
  • BRUNCH WITH THE BROOKS Sat., Feb. 12, 10 a.m. Pastor Gibbs and St. Mark’s male chorus will be guests. Come and have brunch with us. Donation requested. Host pastor, Marvin Brooks.


  • FORTY-EIGHT Angels program will be held at Disciples of Christ Church in Victoria at 2:30 p.m. Pastor Bruce Williams invites all.
  • Early morning worship Free Branch Church, Sun., Feb. 13, 9 a.m. Guests, pastor Michael Henderson and church family from North Carolina. Host pastor Marvin Brooks.
  • CELEBRATION Omicron Alpha Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. will host its first Founders’ Day Celebration Tea, 4 p.m. at Annie’s Restaurant. The public is cordially invited. There is no admission.
  • CONCERT Slayden Baptist Church, Hwy. 72, hosts Steve and Becky Carver in Concert at 6:30 p.m. The Carvers are from One Way Ministries of Mathiston, MS. A love offering will be received.


  • MEETING The Marshall County Humane Society will have its monthly meeting at the public library, Holly Springs, 5:30 p.m.

February 16

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be held at the permanent site, 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.

February 17

  • MEETING The Lessye Lee Davis Parade Committee will meet at Trinity Mission at 5:30 p.m.

February 18

  • BANQUET North Mississippi Pop Warner Football League hosts their first annual banquet for Potts Camp, Oxford and Holly Springs. For more info contact David Johnson at 252-2002.
  • SECOND TIME AROUND The Marshall County Humane Society’s new thrift store, Second Time Around, will be open Fri. and Sat., from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m., 126 W. Van Dorn.

February 19

  • MUSICAL Strawberry Male Chorus presents a musical program at Strawberry Missionary Baptist Church, Hwy. 311 at 6 p.m. Many choirs and male choirs will appear. For further information call Bro. Harold Jefferies, 662-252-6070, Bro. Robert Badie, Sr., 662-629-0014.
  • WOMEN’S BRUNCH will be held at Dreamland Complex in Holly Springs at 9 a.m., sponsored by Disciples of Christ Ministry. Speakers will be Evangelist Corrine Crittle, Sis. Evelyn Shields, Sis. Aretha Lester, and Evangelist Brenda James. There will be an $8 contribution. Host pastor is Bruce Williams, 662-838-5022.
  • BENEFIT FISH FRY for Staci Boone at First Baptist Church in Potts Camp, Feb. 19, 5-8 p.m. Carry-outs available. Donations only. Call 333-7313.
  • TRUE LOVES WAITS program for youth ages 12 and over, 7 p.m. Feb. 19. Barton First Baptist Church, 523 Quinn Rd.
  • SEMINAR Chulahoma MB Church will host a Christian dating seminar, Sat., Feb. 19, beginning at 4 p.m. Geared toward single men and women. Pastor John E. Booker Jr., seminar speaker.
  • FREE THROW CHAMPIONSHIP The Knights of Columbus are sponsoring a free throw championship for boys and girls ages 10-14. For entry form and reg. info. call Claude Vinson Sr., 252-2567. The free throw will be held Feb. 19, 11 a.m. at the Holy Family gym on West Street.

February 20

  • BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM Hopewell Church will have their black history program immediately following the morning worship service. The program is sponsored by the Hicks’ family.
  • BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM St. Mark MB Church, Sun., Feb. 20, 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Rev. Gifton Jones with the New Jerusalem MB Church of Memphis, Tenn. The public is invited. Sponsored by Bro. Elton Collins and Sis. Willie Bell White. For more info. call 252-5656. Pastor, Rev. Derrick D. Gibbs.

February 22

  • REVIVAL Mt. Moriah MB Church, 3193 Marianna Rd., will have Winter Revival 2005, Feb. 22-25, 7 p.m. nightly.

February 23

  • SPAY/NEUTER PROGRAM The Marshall County Humane Society’s low cost spay/neuter program will be held at the permanent site, 646 Old Hwy 78 E. Call 252-6196 for the necessary appointment.

February 24

  • WILD GAME TASTING The Baptist Men’s Missionary Ministry is hosting a Wild Game Tasting at Fitch Farms at 6 p.m. Special speaker will be Larry Rhea. Contact Wayne Sorrell, 662-629-0031 or 252-4169; Junior Byard, 252-1611; or the Baptist Church office, 252-2627 for reservations. Bring your favorite wild game dish.

February 25

  • 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. Call 662-564-2900 for pickup information.

February 27

  • YOUTH DAY Mt. Sinai COGIC will have their annual youth day program, Sun., Feb. 27, at 2:30 p.m. Everyone is invited. Pastor, Elder Curtis Pritchard.
  • MEETING The Lessye Lee Davis 4-H Club will meet at the Marshall County Library at 6 p.m.
  • BLACK HISTORY PROGRAM Hosted by Chulahoma MB Church, Sun., Feb. 27, 11 a.m. worship service.

March 1

  • BROWN BAG LUNCH At the Marshall County Library, 12 noon. Mississippi author Lola Autry will be presenting the program and signing her new book, “Please God, I’m A City Girl, What Am I Doing In The Country.” Bring a sandwich; drink and dessert provided.


  • REUNION Attention Olive Branch Class of 1995. We are planning our class reunion For more information contact Eric Wright, 214-264-6074 or Camesha Stephenson, 901-336-9872.


  • AA MEETING - New, open to public AA meeting, every Fri. night, 8 p.m., in Ashland at the Women’s Bldg. at the Fairgrounds. If you want to drink that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. For more info. call 662-224-6151.
  • AA MEETING - If you want to drink that’s your business. If you want to stop, we can help. New, open to public AA meeting, every Mon. night, 7 p.m., Thomas Arena, Hwy 7 and Hwy 78. For more info. call 901-461-7753 or 662-544-1839.
  • CEMETERY MAINTENANCE Spring Hill Baptist Church has started a maintenance fund for cutting grass in the cemetery. If you would like to make a donation toward this fund in memory or in honor of a loved one, we would appreciate your help. The cemetery is maintained only by donations. Please make your donation to Spring Hill Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, Maxine Palmer, P.O. Box 55, Waterford, MS 38685.
  • WORSHIP SERVICE Services are held at the old Mt. Gilliam Church on County Line Rd. every Sunday as follows: Sunday School, 1 p.m., worship service, 2 p.m.
  • BIG BOOK STUDY Alcoholics Anonymous is conducting a Big Book Study every Thurs. at 6 p.m. at the Church of Christ located at Sandridge Rd. and Hwy 305. For more info. call 564-2150, ask for Howard or Gretchen.

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