Calendar of Events

Annual Fruit Sale

Choctaw County Career & Technology Center.  See any CCCTC student or call 285-4152.

Concert at First Baptist Church in Eupora

Nov. 15

The world famous Chuck Wagon Gang will be appearing at First Baptist Church in Eupora on Friday evening, November 15 at 7 pm. Opening for them at 6:30 pm will be one of Mississippi’s greatest quartets; Southern Image Quartet of Plantersville.

Cowboy Church Open House Breakfast

Nov. 17

Come celebrate the opening of Cowboy Church Bible Study at Weir Arena on November 17 at 9 a.m. Breakfast will be served with Bible study to follow. Bring your horse if you have one, but it’s for everyone. For more information call Carroll or Kristi Mewbourn at 662-285-8495.

AUMC Annual Chili Lunch Nov. 20

Ackerman United Methodist Church invites everyone to join them for their annual chili lunch on Wednesday, November 20. Lunch will be served from 11:00 until 1:00. Take out will be available and meals can be delivered locally. If you would like to have a lunch delivered to you please call 662-285-6254 between 10:00 and 11:00. Group orders should also call in at this time. The meal will include homemade chili, fritos, homemade dessert and tea for only $5. For more information call 662-285-7097.

Historical & Genealogical Society meeting

Nov. 25

Join the Choctaw County Historical & Genealogical Society on Monday November 25 a noon.  Our guest speaker will be Cheryl Stacy and her topic will be “Rural Choctaw County.”  Visitors welcome.  If you have not paid your dues please do so.  For further information call Margie Gilmer 662-285-2356.

Christmas Trees Needed for Holiday Open House

It’s that time of the year again. The Choctaw County Extension Office and the Choctaw County Library’s annual Holiday Open House is scheduled for Thursday, December 12 at the Choctaw County Library.  We would like businesses along with school groups, church groups and other organizations in the county to decorate Christmas trees for our Festival of Trees. Each group is responsible for securing their own tree, live or artificial. The Library requests that no food items or glitter be used in decorations. Trees should be up by noon on December 11 and removed by January 3.  Certificates will be awarded for: People’s Choice Award, People’s Choice Award – School Tree and Best Handcrafted Tree.  This is a good way to showcase your business or organization. If your organization would like to display a Christmas tree, contact Juli Hughes by November 25  at 285-6337 or by email jhughes@ext.msstate.edu.

Deer Hunters Breakfast Nov. 23

Providence Baptist Church will host a free Deer Hunters Breakfast on Saturday, November 23 from 9 a.m.-10 a.m. to all deer hunters in our area. Our men will cook the breakfast. We are looking forward to the opportunity to meet and greet all that come. Bro. Randle Poss, pastor.

Mt. Pisgah anniversary

Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church will hold its annual Church Anniversary on Sunday, November 7, 2013 at 3:00 pm. The guest speaker will be Rev. Joe Glass, pastor from Pleasant Ridge M.B. Church of Noxapater, MS. A Pre-Thanksgiving meal will be served following the program. The public is invited and welcome to attend.

Mt. Olive District Council Women Division

The Mt. Olive District Deaconess and Christian Workers’ Council Women Department will meet on Saturday November 16, 2013 at 9:00 am at Still Valley M.B. Church to prepare Care Boxes for the sick and shut-in.  Please bring extra boxes. If you need items to be picked up please contact Evangelist Jackson or Dr. Bryant.