VETERANS OFFICE CLOSURE
The Kemper County Veterans Service Office is closed until further notice. Veterans and/or surviving spouses needing information and/or assistance with VA Claims can contact the following : Lauderdale County Veteran Service Office at 601-482-9811 or Neshoba County Veteran Service Office at 601-656-4531.Both offices are open Monday through Friday from 8 a.m. until 5 p.m.
LYNVILLE SCHOOL REUNION
The Lynville School Reunion, is set for Saturday, starting a 10:30 a.m. Anyone who ever attended Lynville School in Preston is invited. Registration at the door is $10. Lunch will be as usual. If you plan to come and/or contribute to dips, desserts, or silent auctions, please let us know. Annette Taylor: 601 416-9257 or Carolyn Palmer 601 527-4120. Hope to see you the first Saturday in October.
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 the following week’s publication. To submit an item for Community Calendar you can e-mail the information to email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org, bring it to the office during regular business hours, or call 601-743-5760
WOMEN’S CIVIC LEAGUE GARAGE SALE
Adult, children’s, and baby clothes, baked goods, kitchen utensils,, glassware, art and much more will be available at the Women’s Civic League garage sale on Friday, Oct. 7 at the Kemper County Courthouse Square in DeKalb. The sale will be from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
FALL FESTIVAL SET FOR OCT. 15
There will a Fall Fest, hosted by CommunityFirst Kemper County and Red & Son’s Detail on Oct. 15 from 1 a.m. util 5 p.m. There will be Live Music, food truck, and fun and games. Those interested in setting up as a vender at no charge should contact Tammy Johnson or Redandsons Detail on Facebook messenger ASAP.
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 email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org. They can also be sent by phone to 601-938-2471. Please send identification along with the photos.
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. For any questions about this program, please contact Kemper County Imagination Library Coordinator Loretta Hulin on 601-416-8279.