Calendar of Events
• All day barbecue festival Thurs., May 8, at Ashland Park, with gospel singing at 7 p.m. featuring the Bluff City Quartet and the Almost Famous Crains. For more info. 662-393-9384, 662-349-3822.
• Spiritual conference Mt. Comfort CME Church will have their sixth annual spiritual conference for women on Fri., May 9, 7 p.m. Speakers will be Dr. Lorann Robinson of Memphis, Tenn., Corrine Crittle and Shelia Fiddis of Holly Springs. There will also be a session for teens.
• Mother’s day bake sale, Fri., May 9, 8 a.m. at Century 21 office on the courthouse square in Holly Springs. Sponsored by Beta Sigma Phi to benefit the American Cancer Society’s Relay for Life.
• Boating Safety Class will be held at the Marshall County Fairgrounds, 8 a.m. until. Contact 662-563-6330 to register for class. Bring your Social Security number.
• Singing New Hope Baptist Church, Hwy. 72, Slayden, will be having a singing Saturday night, May 10, starting at 7 p.m. Featured group will be the Barnetts from Stanton, Tenn. Bro. Billy Adair and congregation invite everyone to attend. Fellowship supper after singing.
• Mother-Daughter Brunch St. Paul M.B. Church presents first annual Mother-Daughter Brunch, 11 a.m. at the Outreach Center in Byhalia. Tickets are $10 for adults, 12 years and under, $5. Sponsors are Sis. Paula Bronson and Sis. Mozella Webb. Pastor is Rev. Andrew Cheairs.
• Fish supper Potts Camp/Bethlehem Fire Department will have a fish supper at the Bethlehem Fire Station, 5-7 p.m. $10.50 per plate. Sheriff Kenny Dickerson will be cooking with all proceeds to benefit fire departments.
• Singing Emmanuel Baptist Church on Red Banks Road will have a gospel singing with Reaching Out as the featured guests. Fellowship supper will be at 5 p.m., singing at 6 p.m. Bro. Don and congregation invite all.
• Pancake, Waffle and Wings Prayer Breakfast, sponsored by the CYF youth department, Anderson Chapel CME Church, Sat., May 10, from 9-11 a.m. All youth are encouraged to attend. Pastor Denise Anders Modest.
• Mother’s Day singing Sat., May 10, 2 p.m., sponsored by the family council of Trinity Mission Health and Rehab, Holly Springs, honoring all mothers who are patients at the facility. The Charles Thomas family, the Heavenly Voices, both of Holly Springs, and the Southernaires of Potts Camp will be guests. Everyone is invited.
• Book week The Holly Springs Primary School will celebrate Children’s Book Week by hosting a Buy One Get One Free Book Fair May 12 - 16 from 7:30 a.m. until 3 p.m. Buy one book at regular price, get a second book of equal or lesser value free! Stock up for summer reading! Say thank you to your teacher for a great year by purchasing a book for her classroom from her wish list.
• Revival Community Temple May 14-16, 7 p.m. with guest speaker Pastor Tolber of Calvary Temple, Memphis. Host pastor is Elder Frank Moore. For more info. call 851-3388.
• Benefit for the Elliott family of Cuba St., Sat., May 17, 3-7:30 p.m. Fish fry with all the trimmings. Eat in or carry out. Marshall County Fairgrounds, 1569 Hwy. 7 North, Holly Springs. Fish will be cooked by Sheriff Kenny Dickerson. Volunteers are needed. If you would like to volunteer, please call Eddie Mae Lucas, 252-1311. Donations gratefully accepted. Make checks payable to Elliott Benefit Fund, c/o Marshall County Sheriff’s Dept., P.O. Box 5100, Holly Springs, MS 38635.
• Basketball tournament May 17-18 at the Hudsonville CME Church Family Life Center, 10 a.m. until. $5 admission. All teams are invited. Concessions will be open. For questions call Pat Glass, 662-252-9708 or Hudsonville Church, 662-252-1515.
• Spaghetti Supper and cake auction will be held at Meadowbrook Baptist Church, 3115 Old Pigeon Roost Road, Byhalia, 4:30 p.m. to benefit Honduras mission trip.
• SINGING Clear Creek Baptist Church will host a gospel singing with featured guests Tracemen Quartet. Fellowship at 6 p.m. and singing at 7 p.m. Everyone is invited.
• Friends’ Night musical, with the Twilight Singers, Sun., May 18, 6:30 p.m., at the Baptist Seminary, Cuba St. Tickets available at the door. Many groups on program. Everyone is invited to come and take part.
• Harvest Time at Apostolic Church welcomes you to a cookout at the Olive Branch Park. Free food. Gospel singing and music. All singers and musicians welcome. Rev. Carl Waldrop is the pastor.
• Anniversary The Mt. Sinai COGIC of Mt. Pleasant, will be having their annual church anniversary program at 3 p.m. The special guests will be superintendent Albert Pass and the Christ Temple COGIC of Holly Springs. Curtis Pritchard, pastor, invites everyone.
• Homecoming, Macedonia CME Church, Sun., May 18, 2 p.m. Guest speaker, Rev. Harvey Garrison of Christ New Beginning Church. Food will be served afterwards.
• Lay program The department of Lay Ministries of Yarbrough Chapel Church will present a 100 Men and Women in Black of the Ten Commandments program, 2 p.m. Guest speaker will be Pastor Charlton Johnson of Mt. Comfort CME Church. Rev. Jerry Christian Jr. is pastor and sponsors are Robert Pool and David Crawford.
• Program The Anderson Chapel greeters and usher day program will be May 18, 3 p.m. Located at Hwy. 78 West. For more info. call 252-1938.
• Revival Isaac Chapel Church, May 19-23, 7 p.m. Mon. and Tues. night, Minister Jothen Roberson, 14-year-old from Memphis, Tenn.; Wed. night Rev. Jerry Christian and Yarbrough Chapel; Thurs. night Rev. Billy Williams and Adolphus Chapel; Fri. night, Rev. Willie Hoey and Pleasant Hill. Everyone is invited. Pastor, Rev. Willie Ward.
• MEETING The Marshall County Humane Society will have its regular monthly meeting at 6 p.m. at the VFW, Hwy. 7 South, in Holly Springs. Everyone is welcome.
• Friday Night Fight Night Kimbrough Chapel Church, pastor, Rev. J.W. Smith. Guest speaker, Rev. E. Jones and Hill Chapel of Memphis, Tenn.
• Decoration Day/Reunion of the Red Banks Cemetery will be held at 9 a.m. Families with a Red Banks or cemetery connection are to bring a covered dish, supplies for cleaning and repairing gravesites. For more information, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
• Reunion meeting The Holly Springs High School Class of 1999 will hold a class reunion meeting on Saturday, May 24. The meeting will be held at the Multi-Purpose Building, located in Holly Springs, at 12 p.m. If you have questions please contact Chereda King at (662) 298-4417.
• Homecoming Rising Star MB Church, Pastor Robert McClain, 2519 Higdon Rd., 11 a.m.
• Men and Women’s Day Shady Grove CME Church, Sun., May 25, 2:30 p.m. Rev. Billy Williams and Adolphus Chapel CME Church will be special guests. Rev. Cornelia Booker, pastor, Izolar Harper, sponsor. Everyone is invited.
• Homecoming Kimbrough Chapel Church, pastor, Rev. J.W. Smith. May 25, 11 a.m. Guests will be Rev. Etoy Bogard, Sandhill and New Faith churches. The public is invited.
• Marshall County Relay for Life, 6 p.m.-6 a.m. at Sam Coopwood Park, Hwy. 4 East, Holly Springs. All night party with live entertainment, food, games, luminaria ceremony and contests. Fun for the whole family. Benefits American Cancer Society. Everyone is invited.
• Friend’s Day Chewalla Assembly of God will be having “Dinner on the Grounds and All Day Singing.” We invite all our friends to come and be with us. Special singer will be Megan Tate.
• Reunion The Byhalia High School classes of 1976, 1978 and 1979 are having a combined class reunion on July 4-6, 2008. The events will be held at the Byhalia High School gym. The cost for the reunion is $50 per individual, $75 per couple. For more info. please contact Gloria Jean Malone at 901-491-2440 or James Jones at 901-216-2545.
• ATTENTION: Byhalia High School Classes 1977, 1978 and 1979 will have a combined class reunion on July 4-6. For more information, please contact: Class of 1977 - Gloria Malone, 901-491-2440; Class of 1978 - Lola Thomas, 662-401-1960; Class of 1979 - Juanita (Phillips) Smith, 662-838-3509.
• Time change Free Branch MB Church, Pastor A.V. Warren Jr., announces morning worship hour changes: first and third Sundays, 11 a.m., Sunday School 9:45 a.m.; second, fourth and fifth Sundays, 9 a.m., Sunday School the Wed. before those Sundays at 6 p.m., prior to Bible study. Bible study, Wed., 6 p.m.
• 30 year reunion Sand Flat School (now H.W. Byers) class of 1978 is planning a 30-year reunion. Please contact Velma Garrison Tate at 662-851-7954.
• REUNION Byhalia High School, class of 1987-88 is planning a reunion. For more info. call Angelo Hardin-Poole, 901-268-0135, Shelia Liggins-Sims, 901-602-9560 or Melissa Shipp-Bowles, 901-849-8623.
• BUS MINISTRY The Apostolic Church of Jesus is now offering a bus ministry. If you need a ride to church, please call Bro. Bobby, cell, 662-560-3946 or home, 662-562-6765; or Pastor Garland Loveless, 662-838-8110. Services are Sun. morning, 10 a.m.-12 noon, Sun. evening, 6:30 p.m. and Wed. evening, 7:30 p.m.
• Awana at Red Banks Baptist Church. Every Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Please call 544-0531 for van transportation. Supper, $5 per person, 5:30-6:15 p.m.
• RECOVERY PROGRAM The Most Excellent Way, a Bible-based Scriptural recovery program for all types of addictions. Women’s and co-dependent meetings every Tues., 7 p.m. Men’s group meeting every Thurs., 7 p.m. Meetings are at Longview Heights Baptist Church, 4501 Goodman Rd., Olive Branch. Contact Mary or Mike, 662-893-3912.
• AA MEETING - New, open to public: AA meeting, every Tues. and 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.
• 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.
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