Calendar of Events

Ragtime Jazz
March 22
On March 22, MSU Libraries will sponsor Templeton Ragtime Jazz
Festival. It will begin at 9 a.m. and end 10 p.m. at the Mitchell
Memorial Library, Templeton Museum. Cost of admission is $50. You
may contact Stephen Cunetto at 662-325-8542 or You may also log onto for more information. Join
us for concerts, seminars, and tours of the Museum during our 7th
annual festival celebrating the music of the ragtime era.

BBQ Lunch
March 24
Ackerman United Methodist Church is having a BBQ Lunch on Sunday,
March 24 from noon-2 p.m. in the fellowship hall. Lunch consists of:
Pulled pork, baked beans, cole slaw, French bread and homemade
dessert. $7/adult $4/children 12 and under. Dine in or Take out.
Tickets can be purchased from Kim Harrison, Jean Cooper, Jill Furr,
Cinda Markham, Traci Mongeon, Ashley Williams. You may also purchase
a ticket the day of the lunch.

Gordon Family
March 24
The annual Gordon Family Reunion will be held at the Panhandle
Community Center in Choctaw County on Sunday, March 24 with lunch
being served at noon followed by a cakewalk. You are also welcome to
attend the worship services at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church at 11
am. All descendents of William and Eliza Jane Farrar Gordon are
urged to attend and friends and neighbors of the family are welcome.

Computer skills class
March 25-April 29
Holmes Community College Workforce Development will have a six week
basic computer skills class from March 25-April 29 on Monday nights
from 5 p.m.-7 p.m. at Wood Institute in Mathiston. Cost $10 per
person and include a USB drive. Learn now to use email, the internet
and Microsoft Word. For registration contact Slade Redwine at

Ladies Conference
April 5
Providence Baptist Church will have their 7th Annual Ladies
Conference on Friday, April 5 at 6 p.m. The speaker will be Mara
Fields of Pontotoc with praise and worship music by Nicole Oswalt and
Shelia Pearson. Come join us for a night of music, worship and fun.
Refreshments and door prizes will immediately follow the service.
Nursery will be provided.

Flea Market
April 6
A Choctaw County Flea Market will be held April 6 in Ackerman. There
is no vendor fee. Applications are available at the Choctaw County
Extension Office and Broken Wings Ministry in Ackerman. For
information, contact Judi Cooper 285-7593 or Choctaw County Extension
Office 285-6337 or by email:

April 6-7
Ackerman Church of God will host a Women’s Conference April 6-7 with
guest speaker Dorlene Harris and Teressa Smith Hooper will lead
Praise and Worship. The conference is entitled “Daughters of the
King”. Registration will be from 5-6pm on Saturday; Worship service
beings at 6pm and Sunday Worship service will begin at 10:45am.
Registration forms are available at Pap’s, Cuttin’ Up, Chamber of
Commerce office or for more information call 662-418-3096. Admission
is $15 before March 15th and at the door $20. The church is located
at 8162 Hwy. 12 West, Ackerman. Come and worship with your sisters in
Christ and be blessed!

Vendor Space
Available for French Camp Pioneer Day
Applications are now being taken for vendor space for French Camp
Pioneer Day on May 11. Spaces open to arts & crafts vendors selling
items including, antiques, jewelry, woodcrafts, needle arts, leather
crafts, etc. Historic artisans and arts & crafts demonstrators are
welcome, too. Contact Tekoa Miller at or (662)
547-6482. To download an online application, visit

Dedication of
Providence Family Life Center
March 24
Providence Baptist Church invites you to the dedication of the
Providence Family Life Center on March 24 at 3 p.m. Come join us and
celebrate with us this special event in the Lord. Refreshments will
be provided.