Calendar of events

Billy Joe Box Fiddle Contest

June 7, 1 p.m.
The Billy Joe Box Fiddle Contest will be held during the Choctaw Co. Pine Tree Music Festival on June 7 at 1 p.m. Registration begins at noon, with a junior division (age 17 & under) and adult division (18+). $400 in cash prizes. No entry fee for contestants, all musicians to perform two songs (hoedown & waltz) not to exceed two minutes. Contest judged by competent and qualified musicians. For more information & recommended early registration, please call 662-285-8559.

Company Reunion

June 7, 2 p.m.
American Bosch, AMBAC, United Technologies, Johnson Electric and former employees to have a reunion and lunch, beginning at 10:30 a.m. until 2 p.m., June 7 at Cattlemen’s Steak and Fish at 301 Tuscaloosa Rd, Columbus.

McAdams/Dudley Reunion June 6

The McAdams/ Dudley Reunion will be held on June 6 at the Sherwood Community Center on Hwy 15 S of Mathiston. Family and friends are invited to come bring lunch and enjoy the day together. For more info contact Inez Taylor at 662-285-6193.

Homecoming Service June 8

Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church in Choctaw County is having their annual homecoming service at 11 a.m. on June 8, 2014.

American Legion Meeting June 9

American Legion Post 82 and Auxiliary will meet June 9 at the American Legion Building in Ackerman. We will begin eating a pot luck meal at 6 p.m. and meeting at 6:30 p.m. We will elect officers for coming year at this meeting all members are encouraged to attend.


June 10-13
Weir Baptist Church will hold its Vacation Bible School from June 10-13, beginning at 9 a.m. and ending at 11:30 a.m. daily. For more information call 662-547-6147.

Youth Revival

June 9-11
The Youth Department of First Unity U.M. Church of Weir invites you to our Youth Revival beginning June 9 through June 11 at 7 p.m. nightly. Guest evangelist, Minister Marvin K. Myles, Jr. of Christian Liberty M.B. Church of Kosciusko. Everyone is invited to come and receive a blessing! Rev. Lyndon B. Geeter, Pastor.

AARP Safe Driving Class

June 18
An AARP Safe Driving Class will be held June 18 from 8:00-12:00 at the Choctaw County Library. Cost is $15 for AARP members and $20 for non-members. For information, call Mrs. Peggie Turner at 547-6089.

Homecoming Service

Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church in Choctaw County is having their annual homecoming service at 11 a.m. on June 8, 2014.

Choir anniversary June 14

On June 14 at 6 p.m. the Shady Grove Inspirational Choir will celebrate their anniversary. Out of town guests will be Kaiser Singers of Yazoo City.

Memorial Ride June 7

The second Cpl. Keith Crenshaw Memorial Ride will be June 7 starting at the old Garan parking lot in Eupora. Registration starts at 9 a.m. and the fee is $20; kickstands up at 10 a.m. and refreshments after the ride. All proceeds go to the Keith Crenshaw Memorial Fund.

Senior Brunch June 17

First Unity United Methodist Women will hold their monthly Senior Brunch on June 17 from 11 a.m.until 2 p.m. Senior brunch is held the 3rd Tuesday of every month. Come on out for some fun, food, and fellowship. We look forward to seeing you there. First Unity United Methodist Church is located in Weir on the corner of MLK Drive and Coleman Rd.

Ray Reunion June 8

The descendants of the late Henry Boyd and Florence Ann Ray will hold their annual family reunion June 8 at the Chester Community Center. Family and friends are invited to attend. Bring your favorite food and enjoy a day of fun, food, and fellowship together.