Saturday January 25
4-H Sharp Shooters plans sign-up
The Tallahatchie County 4-H Sharp Shooters will be having a sign-up meeting this Saturday, Jan. 25, at 2 p.m., at the Tallahatchie County Fairgrounds. Ages 8-18 are invited. For more information, call Sherry Radcliff at 662-515-7024, Raymond Radcliff at 662-458-5850 or Bert Sanders at 662-625-0788.
Sunday January 26
Taylor Chapel hosts usher program
Taylor Chapel Christian Methodist Episcopal Church will conduct their annual usher day program on Sunday, Jan. 26, at 2:30 p.m. Special guests will be the Rev. Thomas Keys and members of the West Hill Christian Methodist Episcopal Church of Lexington. All are invited to join in the worship on this occasion, noted Taylor Chapel pastor Rev. Floyd Meeks Jr. and president Eula Johnson.
Monday January 27
Blue Cane church planning revival
The Blue Cane Missionary Baptist Church will conduct a three-night revival from Monday, Jan. 27, through Wednesday, Jan. 29. Services start at 7 and the Rev. Glenn Swims will be guest speaker, said pastor Clinton Brown.
Wednesday January 29
Senior birthdays to be celebrated
Senior citizens are invited to gather at the Tutwiler Community Education Center on Wednesday, Jan. 29, at 10 a.m., for singing, games, fellowship, bingo, the January birthday celebration and lunch. For more information or to arrange for a ride, call Genether Spurlock at 345-8393.
Sunday February 2
St. Mark tells of black history event
St. Mark Missionary Baptist Church No. 1, located at 7591 Tippo Road, will have a black history program on Sunday, Feb. 2, at 11:30 a.m., noted pastor Norman Small.
Business meeting set at Blue Cane
The Blue Cane Missionary Baptist Church will have their annual business meeting on Sunday, Feb. 2, after regular church services. All members are asked to attend, noted pastor Clinton Brown.
Tuesday February 4
GriefShare begins new sessions
GriefShare, a grief recovery support group, will begin a new series of sessions on Tuesday, Feb. 4, from 6-7:30 p.m.
Sessions will be held each Tuesday for 13 weeks at the James C. Kennedy Wellness Center, located directly behind Tallahatchie General Hospital in Charleston.
GriefShare is a video series that features some of the nation’s foremost Christian experts on grief and recovery topics as seen from a biblical perspective. Some of the topics to be featured are:
• “Is This Normal?”
• “The Challenges of Grief”
• “Grief and Your Relationships”
• “Guilt and Anger”
The video seminars are combined with support group discussion of the materials presented during the video.
For more information, call Rev. Phillip Pharr at 647-8686 or Eddie Hargett at 647-4844.
Water association meeting on tap
Blue Cane-Cowart-Tippo Water Association will have a meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 4, at 6 p.m., at 3681 Sharkey Road, Charleston.
Wednesday February 5
Tutwiler center hosts senior citizens
Senior citizens are invited to gather at the Tutwiler Community Education Center on Wednesday, Feb. 5, at 10 a.m., for singing, games, fellowship and lunch. For more information or to arrange for a ride, call Genether Spurlock at 345-8393.
Sunday February 9
Pine Grove West plans program
Pine Grove West Missionary Baptist Church will host a black history program on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2 p.m. Special guests will be the Rev. Grady McKinney Jr. and members of Parrish Grove Missionary Baptist Church. All are invited, said pastor Cleveland Alexander.
Persimmon Grove to honor Scurlock
Persimmon Grove Missionary Baptist Church, 93 Sharkey Road, Glendora, will honor musician Ruthie “Baby Sister” Scurlock with a love day on Sunday, Feb. 9, at 2:30 p.m. All are invited, said pastor R.C. Chambers.
Wednesday February 12
Triad group to meet in Tutwiler
Triad, including Tallahatchie County senior citizens, will meet at the Tutwiler Community Education Center on Wednesday, Feb. 12, at 10 a.m., for a program and lunch. For more information or to arrange for a ride, call Genether Spurlock at 345-8393.
Friday February 14
Annual tree sale, giveaway slated
The Tallahatchie County Soil and Water Conservation District (SWCD) annual tree sale and giveaway will be held on Friday, Feb. 14, from 8 a.m. until, at the Natural Resources Conservation Service office, 360 West Cypress Street, Charleston.
In addition to giving away 1,000 sawtooth oak saplings in observance of Arbor Day, the SWCD will be selling crape myrtle saplings for $2 apiece. Crape myrtle saplings will be mixed in color, bare-rooted and range from 6-18 inches in height.
For more information, call Tiffany at 662-647-8857, ext.3.
Saturday February 15
Robert Neal Food Pantry to be open
The Robert Neal Food Pantry at Calvary Chapel of Parchman will distribute food on Saturday, Feb.15, from 9-11 a.m. Clients are asked to bring their own box to carry food. Anyone who is new, or anyone who is picking up boxes for more than one family, should come at 10:45 a.m. The pantry, which serves western Tallahatchie and northern Sunflower counties, distributes on the third Saturday each month.
Faith Food Pantry tells distribution
Faith Food Pantry at Faith Baptist Church near Charleston will distribute food on Saturday, Feb. 15, from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. The pantry, which serves east Tallahatchie families, distributes on the third Saturday each month.
Due to parking limitations, Faith Food Pantry will serve families whose last names begin with A-H from 10-11 a.m. From 11 a.m. to noon, families whose last names begin with I-Q will be served. Family names beginning with R-Z will be served from noon to 1. Clients are asked to bring their own carry-out box.
Sunday February 16
Jones Chapel usher event scheduled
Pastor Riley Suggs and members of Jones Chapel invite the public to attend an usher program there on Sunday, Feb. 16, at 3 p.m. The Rev. Glen Swims and members of his Little Hubbard Missionary Baptist Church will be special guestss during the event.
Wednesday February 19
Senior citizens will sing, play games
Senior citizens are invited to gather at the Tutwiler Community Education Center on Wednesday, Feb. 19, at 10 a.m., for singing, games, fellowship and lunch. For more information or to arrange for a ride, call Genether Spurlock at 345-8393.
Saturday February 22
Domestic violence program slated
The St. John Missionary Baptist Church Women’s Fellowship will present “Love Does Not Hurt,” a program about domestic violence, Saturday, Feb. 22, starting at 10 a.m. at 409 N. Church St. in Charleston. Mrs. Tabitha Sanford Webb will be the presenter. Participants will hear the story of an attempted murder-suicide outside a police station. All are invited, noted Women’s Fellowship president Wilma Weston and pastor Darryl Booker.
Sunday February 23
Piney Grove to honor musicians
Piney Grove Missionary Baptist Church of Cascilla will honor musicians Robert Edwards and Troy Rodgers during a special appreciation event on Sunday, Feb. 23, at 2 p.m. All musicians and singers are welcome.
NWCC tells fall academic honorees
Northwest Mississippi Community College has announced the names of local students who received academic honors during the fall semester at the Senatobia school.
Named to the President’s List, completing 12 or more semester hours with a 3.75 or better GPA, were Jenny Fowler, Jessica Herron, Clifton Kennedy, Jacoby McCaskill and Kanyetria Tellis, all of Charleston; Erin Douglas and Abigail Turner, both of Enid; Mia Willingham of Oakland; Shelby Moorman of Scobey; Eli Robb and Madeline Sykes, both of Tillatoba; and Chandler Morris of Webb.
Appearing on the Vice President’s List, completing 12 or more semester hours with a 3.50 to 3.74 GPA, were Mon’timmia Brooks of Charleston, Samuel Douglas of Enid, Katherine Rushing of Grenada, Ashley Blackburn of Oakland, Laplayer Brown of Sumner and Milton McGee of Tutwiler.
UM reveals names on honors lists
The University of Mississippi has announced the students who were listed on the school’s honor rolls for the fall 2019 semester.
On the Chancellor’s Honor Roll, with a GPA of 3.75 to 4.00, were Tiesha D. Holmes, Skylar Joy Nix, Jasmine Nicole Reed, Hannah Marcie Simmons and Alisha Whitten, all of Charleston; Paige Helen Appelhans, Jacob Dalton Draper, Elizabeth Jacks Harris, Anna Hayden Hayward, all of Holcomb; and Kristie Ginger Hartley and Jeremy Scott Ross, both of Tillatoba.
Named to the Dean’s Honor Roll, with a GPA of 3.50 to 3.74, were LaRhonda Smith of Charleston; Colton Paul Gray and Jacob Fredric Palmer, both of Holcomb; and Nikyra Jenkins of Oakland.
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