ADULT EGG HUNT SET
The West Kemper High School Class of 1973 is hosting an adult Easter Egg Hunt on April 9, at Kemper Lake beginning at 10 a.m. The invitation is for the friends and associates of the class of '73. For more information please call Billy Rush at 601-480-9235 or Cluis Cox at 205-907-2634.
- SINAI PASTOR’S ANNIVERSARY
The Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church of Preston, Mississippi will host its annual Pastor's Anniversary on April 24 during morning service. The guest speaker for the event will be Minister Valiyasa Caldwell of Alabama.
DEADLINE FOR CALENDAR ITEMS
The deadline to submit items to run in the weekly Community Calendar that appears on the community page each week is Monday at 4 p.m. for that week's publication. To submit an item for Community Calendar you can e-mail the information to firstname.lastname@example.org, bring it to the office during regular business hours, or call 601-743-5760
EMCC FOOTBALL GOLF CLASSIC
he East Mississippi Community College football program will be hosting the Sixth Annual EMCC Football Golf Classic on Friday, April 29, at Lion Hills in Columbus. With proceeds going to the Lions’ football program through the EMCC Development Foundation, the cost of the four-person scramble event will be $250 per team. The cost will cover green/cart fees, driving range accessibility, sandwiches, and a team photograph. A shotgun start is scheduled for 1 p.m. For additional information on the EMCC Football Golf Classic, interested participants should contact EMCC Assistant Football Coach Cade Wilkerson via phone (662-476-8462) or email (email@example.com).
COALITION FOR A HEALTHY KEMPER COUNTY
The Coalition for a Healthy Kemper County was organized to provide educational outreach. The goal is to bring educational awareness of health issues and unhealthy lifestyles that accompany diseases such as diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, etc. We solicit the help of area leaders, organizations and individuals working together to make a positive impact on the lives of our community members. If you are interested in helping us carry out our mission, contact Malikah Jones at the Kemper County Extension office at 601-743-2837 for more information.
EMCC OFFERS TUITION-FREE CODING CLASSES
Mississippi Coding Academies is providing tuition-free classes to students at The Communiversity at East Mississippi Community College. More information about the Mississippi Coding Academies is available online at https://bit.ly/35o4agC, while Information about EMCC’s career technical programs, including the college’s four information technology tracks, is available at http://bit.ly/2qgOhUR.
BEAVER CONTROL COST-SHARE PROGRAM
Applications are now being accepted by Kemper County SWCD for the Kemper County Beaver Control Cost-Share Program. The Mississippi Soil and Water Conservation Commission and the Kemper County Board of Supervisors have funded the program to aid non-industrial private landowners in beaver control. For more information or to make application, contact the Kemper County SWCD located in the NRCS Office, USDA Service Center, Daws Building, 197 Hopper Avenue, DeKalb, MS or call 601-743-9588, extension 3.