Calendar of Events

Woodmen Family Cookout June 2 The Woodmen of the World Lodge 94 of Eupora will host a family cookout for all Woodmen members on Saturday evening, June 2nd at 7 pm. Bring your family for a great meal and entertainment by “Long Way To Go”, a blue grass gospel group from Maben. Members are asked to bring their families and guests for a meal of hamburgers and hot-dogs and need to bring a dessert. Cold drinks and coffee will be furnished by the lodge.

McAdams & Dudley Reunion June 2 The McAdams & Dudley Reunion will be June 2 at the Sherwood Community Center, 5 miles south of Mathiston. All families and friends are invited to come, bring a dish, and enjoy the day together.

Reform School Reunion June 3 It is time once again for the annual Reform school reunion. It is to be held at the Sherwood Community Center on Sunday June 3 from 11 a.m.-3 p.m. The Community Center is located on Highway 15 approximately 4 miles south of Mathiston and 13 miles north of Ackerman. Come join your former classmates and friends for a day of reminiscing and please bring any yearbooks, stories, or anything that you would like to share. Lunch will be potluck. Bring one or two of your favorite recipes to share. We look forward to seeing you there.

Memorial Service June 3 Pisgah Independent Methodist Church will have a Memorial Service on June 3 at 11 a.m. Lunch will be after the service at noon.

Homecoming Services June 3 Homecoming services at Mt. Airy Church will be held Sunday, June 3. A short business meeting will be held at 10:45 a.m. The worship service begins at 11 a.m. followed with a fellowship lunch. Everyone is invited to come and enjoy the day.

Homecoming Services at Bethany Baptist June 3 Bethany Baptist Church will hold Homecoming Services on Sunday, June 3 with worship beginning at 10:30 a.m. The guest speaker is Rev. William “Bud” Reaves, retired minister from New Albany. After worship services there will be a pot-luck lunch and an afternoon singing featuring Donnie and Jeanette Buckner and Long Way to Go. Bethany Baptist is located at 2225 Reform-Sturgis Road in Choctaw County. For more information contact Rev. Kenneth Reaves, pastor, at 662-552-8410.

Enon CP VBS June 4-8 Children ages Pre-K through 5th grade are invited to join Enon C P Church for Vacation Bible School. VBS will be held June 4-8, 9 a.m.-11:30 a.m. This year’s theme is Sonrise National Park.

Drivers Ed class to be offered this summer June 4-29 Drivers Education will be offered at Ackerman High School this summer from June 4-June 29 from 10 am to 1 pm daily. The class will be available to students in grades 9-12, and each student who completes the class will earn 1/2 credit towards graduation. The cost of the class is $150. The class is limited to the first 20 students to sign up for the class. For more information or to sign up for the class, please call Ackerman High School at 662-285-4101.

VFW meeting June 7 The VFW will meet Thursday, June 7 at 6 p.m. at Pap’s Place in Ackerman.

Union VFD Fundraiser June 9 Union Volunteer Fire Department invites everyone to their fundraiser on Saturday, June 9 starting at 5 p.m. Come enjoy hamburger plates, a cake walk and live music. For more information call Lacey at 662-744-0556 or Ricky at 662-552-6263.

Benefit for Paul Peacock June 9 Benefit for William “Paul” Peacock for medical expenses for Lymphoma Saturday, June 9 from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Stewart Fire Department. There will be music, food, raffles, cakewalk, etc. A fund has been set up at the Bank of Kilmichael. Come out and support Paul and family. For more information call 662-312-6149.

Ray Family Reunion June 10 The decedents of Henry Boyd and Florence Ann Ray are invited to the annual Ray Family Reunion on Sunday, June 10 at the Chester Community Center. Friends and relatives are invited to attend. Bring a covered dish and enjoy the food and fellowship with us.

Teachers & Volunteers workshop June 12 A teachers and volunteers workshop will be offered by Mississippi Farm Bureau on Tuesday, June 12 at the Mississippi State Extension Building in Grenada. Please call 285-3311 or 285-7448.

Full Circle Knitting/Crocheting Group Location: Choctaw County Extension Office Full Circle Knitting/Crocheting group meets every Tuesday from 9 a.m.- Noon. Beginners through experts are invited to attend. Bring your needles and yarn. Want to help out with a community service project, but can’t attend? Contact us at 285-6337 for other ways you can help.

Yarn Spinners Book Club Location: Choctaw County Extension Office. Yarn Spinners Book Club meets the first Tuesday of each month at 10:30 AM until Noon. For more information, call 285-6337.

VBS offered Vacation Bible School at Weir Baptist Church—460 Main Street, Weir, MS 39772 June 6, 7, 8 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 9 am to 2 pm Pre-K through 6th grades Youth Night June 7th (Thursday) beginning at 7 pm

Thank you so much, Katherine Black Weir Baptist Church more information: 662 547-6902

FC Historical Highlights The next FC Historical Highlights meeting will be Tuesday, June 12, 2012, at noon at the FC Presbyterian Church. A catered lunch will be served at noon, ($2 donation.) Immediately following lunch and short announcements, this month’s speaker, Mrs. Peggy Cockrell, will discuss “Life in a Fishbowl and Staying Afloat.” She (and husband, John Robert) have lived in French Camp for more than fifty years, working as a school teacher, dorm parent, and principal’s wife.