POLL MANAGER

TRAINING SET

Poll Manager Training for the June 5,  Primaries will be held Saturday, at 8 a.m. at Kemper County High School Old Gymnasium, DeKalb and alternate training date on Tuesday, at 2 p.m. location is Ruby Rankin Farmer’s Market, DeKalb, off Highway 16. If any questions contact Democratic Executive Committee Chair Charles Hollingsworth Jr, at (601) 513-3598 or Republican Executive Committee Chair Cheryl Sparkman, at (662) 476-8323.



YOUTH FOOTBALL

TRAINING CAMP

The Kemper County Youth Football League will host a FREE spring training camp May 21-24, at 6 p.m. nightly at the Park in DeKalb. This camp is open to all Kemper County Youth ages 4-12 who are interested in football or cheerleading. For more information contact Leroy Doss (662) 610-2227 or Maurice Chamberlin.



MEMORIAL

ANNOUNCEMENT

St. mark UM Church Memorial Day Program will be May 27. Elder Steven G. Owens Pastor, M.Div. Everyone is invited to join us for this special event. Thank You.



KIDS FIRST

DAY SET

Kids’s first day Saturday, Scooba reunion building 10 a.m. until 2 p.m.



MT. ZION

CHOIR DAY

Mt. Zion Baptist Church choir anniversary will be June 3. The program will start at 2 p.m. All church choir soloist, groups are welcome to do any A&B selection of their choice. Please register upon arrival. All are welcome. Billy R. Lyles, Pastor.



SALAD FESTIVAL

EVENT SATURDAY

Make the best salad and earn bragging rights and a trophy. For more information call 769-486-5081 or 601-677-3121. Saturday, May 19, at 11 a.m. at the Redemption Worship Center. Cost: Adult $10 children (up to age 12) $7. Coordinators: Sister Jean Hawkins and Sister Cynthia Eubanks. Good fellowship Bible Bingo and Other games, Door prizes and desserts.



PORTERVILLE

MEETING SET

The Porterville Consolidated School Reunion Committee will have their next meeting Saturday, June 23, at the "Community Center" on "Old Rock Road", Porterville, Ms beginning at 1p.m. as we continue to prepare for our reunion and picnic Aug. 24-25, 2018 at the "Boys And Girl Club", Meridian,Ms. We are asking that all reunion fees be paid by the end of June and everyone whoever attended the old school even for a short while to attend. Please call 662-476-5768 FMI.



WOMEN'S DAY

PROGRAM SUNDAY

The New Vision Baptist Church in DeKalb, Mississippi will host its annual Women’s Day program on May 20, at 3 p.m. The guest speaker for the occasion will be the Minister Cassandra LeFlore of Carthage.



KCYFL PRACTICE

BEGINS JUNE 4

Kemper County Youth Football League will start regular season practice on June 4. Practice will be held every Monday and Thursday from 6-8 p.m. For more information contact Leroy Doss (662) 610-2227 or Maurice Chamberlin.



MEN'S DAY

PROGRAM SET

New Beginning UMC 1013 Hwy 1013, Porterville will have their "Men Day Program" June 10 beginning at 1:30 p.m. Our theme will be "Men of Distinction" and the speaker will be Rev. Odell Hopkin, pastor of West Mt. Moriah Baptist Church, Meridian, Ms. A meal will be served after the program. Our pastor is Rev. Charlotte Malone. We are asking all men to wear black and white. Call 602-483-6475 FMI. and everyone is cordially invited to attend.



HAT DAY

PROGRAM

ON JUNE 10

Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church will host its 1st annual Hat Day program on June 10. The guest speaker for the occasion will be the Reverend Kenneth Hill. The program will start at 2: 30 p.m. All women are encouraged to wear the hat of their choosing. However, hats are not a requirement.



PIANO CONCERT

ON SUNDAY

Piano concert featuring Cary Eldridge at New Hope United Methodist Church on Sunday, May 20, at 2:30 p.m. Donations for Relay for Life.



RELAY FOR LIFE

LUMINARIA,

TORCH AVAILABLE                                                                                                       

On Friday, June 1, luminarias and torches will honor survivors, those in memory, and caregivers at the annual Relay for Life.  If you would like to purchase either a luminaria or torch, please contact a team member, or Jeannie  Kilpatrick (601-743-5410) or Grace Gibson (601-743-5560).  A form to order will also be available in the Kemper Messenger.



WOMEN DAY

PROGRAM SET

FOR SUNDAY

New Beginning UMC, Hwy 1013, Porterville, . will have their "Women Day Program"  this Sunday beginning at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker will be Mrs. Melba Baird Clark Payne. A meal will be served after the program and everyone is cordially invited to attend. Our pastor is Rev. Charlotte Malone. Call 601-693-7995 FMI.



DIXON DAY

SET FOR SATURDAY

Dixon Day will be held Saturday, May 19, at the Neshoba Co. Fair Grounds beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served picnic style all former students teacher neighbors and friends are invited to attend. For more information Call Patsy Davis at 601-656-3795.

                                                                                                                                                     CANCER SURVIVOR

CELEBRATION  MAY 25                                                                                                            

Each year the Mississippi Tobacco Coalition and the Kemper Homemaker Volunteers sponsor a luncheon for cancer survivors as a part of our Relay for Life. If you are a survivor and never received a written invitation by mail, please contact Grace Gibson(601-743-5560) so that you can receive an invitation for this special celebration on Friday, May 25.                                                                            



CENTER RIDGE

REVIVAL SET

Spring Revival Services will be held at the Center Ridge Missionary Baptist Church, May 21-23, at 7 p.m. nightly. The Guest Minister for this occasion will be Bishop William C. Brown of Fifth Street Baptist Church, Meridian, MS and New Vision Missionary Baptist Church of DeKalb, MS. All are welcome. Reginald Brumfield, Pastor.



PORTERVILLE SCHOOL

REUNION AUGUST 31

Porterville Consolidated School Reunion picnic and reunion at the "Boys and Girls Club", Meridian from Aug. 24-25, as indicated in the previous email to Friday, August 31 and Saturday, Sept. 1.



VFW POST 5042

MONTHLY MEETING

The Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) Post 5042 meets the first Thursday of every month at 7 p.m. at the Barney B. Brown Senior Center in DeKalb. For more information, please contact Adjutant Marie Wilson, 662-803-3266 or e-mail wilmar4153@aol.com.