SCHOOL BOARD MEETING
The Kemper County School Board Regular Scheduled Meeting will be held on Thursday, Sep. 8 beginning at 3 p.m. at the John C. Stennis Vocational Complex in DeKalb.
ANTIOCH HOMECOMING SUNDAY
Homecoming will be at Antioch church the Sunday. Everyone is invited.
Service will be at 11 a.m. with lunch to follow at noon. Michael Williams will deliver a message. Bring a lawn chair if convenient for lunch. Donations go to cemetery fund.
FREE BOOKS FOR CHILDREN
Register your child now to receive a free book monthly until they reach the age of five by picking up a registration form from Kemper County’s libraries in DeKalb or Scooba, or by registerING on line at www.imagination library.com. Open the Register Your Child tab and enter in the information requested. Free books are provided by the Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library Foundation in partnership with the East Mississippi United Way and Partners of Kemper County for children who reside in Kemper County. Any questions about this program, please contact Kemper County Imagination Library Coordinator Loretta Hulin on 601-416-8279.
ALUMNI BASKETBALL GAME SET
An Alumni basketball game will be held at Kemper County High School Gymnasium at noon on Saturday, Sept. 24. The teams will be “Old School” and “New School” will all proceeds going to benefit the Kemper County Middle School activities fun. Tickets are $3 and donations are welcomed as well.
SMALL BUSINESS ASSISTANCE
The Mississippi Procurement Technical assistance Program helps businesses identify, computer for and win federal, state, and local government contracts. For more information check out the website at www.mscpc.com or contact Natalie Purvis at 601-934-5975.
PET PHOTOS REQUESTED
Those wishing to have photos of their pets or livestock appear on the Kemper County Messenger’s Pets On Parade page sponsored by the Kemper County Animal Clinic an email them to firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. They can also be sent by phone to 601-938-2471. Please send identification along with the photos.
NEW 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 Friday at 5 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
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.