Calendar of Events

VFW meeting Sept. 6 The VFW will meet Sept. 6 at 5:30 p.m. at Pap’s Place.

Revival Sept. 9-12 Bethsaida Baptist Church invites everyone to Revival Sept. 9-12 with services at 7 p.m. nightly and 11 a.m. Sunday morning with Bro. Paul Rodgers and music with Bro. Buddy McElroy. The church is located at 516 Bethsaida Road, French Camp. Alex Lawson, pastor, and Ricki Prewitt, minister of music.

NRCS Outreach meeting Sept. 13 The Choctaw County NRCS Office will be conducting an NRCS Outreach meeting on Thursday, September 13 at Noon, at 336 Front Street, Weir (formerly Crowder Drugstore). Please inform all interested in hearing about USDA/ NRCS technical and financial assistance programs. Lunch will be served. Please call 285-6250 and ask for Judy Briggs to make your reservations. Representatives from the following agencies will be on hand to inform you of their programs and services that are available to you and help answer any questions you may have: Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS), Farm Services Agency (FSA), Rural Development Authority, Mississippi State University Extension Service – Choctaw County, Choctaw County Soil & Water Conservation District and Mississippi Forestry Commission.

Southern Flair in concert Sept. 15 Southern Flair, Bluegrass-Gospel, will be in concert at New Zion Baptist Church on September 15, at 5:30 PM. Southern Flair is being taught and mentored by Alan Sibley. New Zion is located at 2800 Weir- Salem Rd., Weir. There is no admission, but a love offering will be taken. For more information call 662-387-4757.Come and enjoy the music and fellowship!

The Nelons in Concert Sept. 16 The Nelons will be in concert at Ackerman Church of God on Sunday, September 16 at 6PM. There is no charge for admission, but a love offering will be received. The church is located at 8162 MS Hwy. 12 in Ackerman. Call 662-744-5240, 662-285-8912 or 662-552-7726 for more information. Rev. Greg Chamblee is Pastor.

FM 108 Day Sept. 29 Make your plans to attend the 2012 FM 108 Day on the campus of French Camp Academy on Saturday, September 29 from 8 a.m.-4 p.m. Help us reach their goal of $108,000 in 2013. Join us for loads of fun, food, fellowship, door prizes, arts and crafts vendors and a silent auction. Singing begins at 9 a.m. featuring local performers. Lunch will be served around noon. Come and enjoy the day with us!

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.

Civil War Round Table event planned The Golden Triangle Civil War Round Table will open its 2012-2013 campaign on September 11, 2012, at the Golden Triangle Planning & Development Bldg., 106 Miley Road, Starkville. Refreshments will be served at 6:30 and meeting begins at 7 p.m. C. J. Johnson will discuss how the Civil War was viewed by Mississippians during the war years. Visitors welcomed.