Calendar of Events
• 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 will follow, with the Martins and the Geeslins.
• 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.
• Republican MEETING The Marshall County Republicans will meet Sat., May 17, 10 a.m. at the Marshall County Library in Holly Springs. Speaker will be State Rep. Tommy Woods. The public 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.
• Women’s Day St. Paul CME Church will have their annual Women’s Day program on Sun., May 18, 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. David Gulledge from Jordan Chapel CME Church, Oxford. Theme: “Calling Missionary Laborers for the Harvest,” The community is invited. Sis. Florean White, Missionary president, Rev. Tony Wilkins, pastor.
• King and queen drive Sun., May 18, 11 a.m. Kimbrough Chapel Church, Rev. J.W. Smith, pastor.
• Revival First Baptist Church, Potts Camp, Sun., May 18, 10:30 and 6 p.m., through Thurs., May 22, 7 p.m. nightly. Sunday, speaker will be Bro. Jason Howell; Sunday night, concert featuring Flight 2. For more info. call the church at 333-7602.
• 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 Byhalia Lions Club will hold its regular monthly meeting on Monday May 19 at 7 p.m. at the Byhalia United Methodist Church in fellowship hall. Lion Bobby Vinson has the program. If you would like to join the Lions Club or you do not know what Lions Clubs do, please go to our web page www.byhalialionsclub.org or contact any Lions Club member.
• 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.
• Baptist session The Holly Springs Marshall County Baptist Association will hold its 139th session May 20-22, 7 p.m. nightly, at the association building. Different speakers nightly. The public is invited to attend.
• 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.
• Horse Show, 5 p.m. at McGhee Ranch, 3412 Marianna Road, Holly Springs. Contact Robert McGhee for more information, 252-6298 or 564-3969. Everyone welcome.
• 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.
• Singing and homecoming will be held at Friendship Baptist Church, Old Hernando Road, with the Tate Family singers. Megan, a gospel music solo artist, is one of the singers. Services begin at 11 a.m. and fellowship at noon. Singing afterwards. Bro. Charles Knight and members invite all.
• Youth day Free Branch MB Church, Pastor A.V. Warren Jr., Sun., May 25, 11 a.m. Minister A. Neely will be the speaker.
• VBS at Mt. Pisgah CME Church, 3877 Cayce Road, June 2-6, 7 p.m. nightly. Topic will be “Doing A New Thing.” Nightly bus will run, call for ride, a day ahead, 901-299-0121 or 901-299-9072.
• Blood drive Thurs., June 5, Red Banks Baptist Church, 1:30-6:30 p.m.
• Social meeting All former General Electric Company employees, Fri., June 6, Barnhills Country Buffet, 6191 Stage Rd., Memphis (Bartlett), 1-3 p.m. Call Dot Bowers, 838-5231 for more info.
• Benefit program for Pastor A.V. Warren Jr., Sun., June 8, 6 p.m. The Christian Crusaders of Oxford will be guests, along with a host of choirs, male choruses and groups.
• 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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