Community Calendar 4-19-2018

April 20-21

Huge Summer Sale! Friday and Saturday, April 20 and 21 (8 a.m.-noon) . Most  clothes are *$1  including scrubs, hundreds of shorts, swimsuits, tank tops, flip flops - everything you need for those warm summer days just around the corner!  They receive new clothing donations from CATO and Dollar General often also have some nice items from Ballyhoo and All Gussied Up! Hundreds of books are available for 10¢.  It is open to the public the first and third weekend each month selling  toys, dishes, linens, knick knacks and much more. They offer free Bibles, Sunday School books and daily prayer devotional books. Follow the pink signs from Polk’s Pharmacy only 9 miles from downtown Magee and only 10 miles out Highway 540E from  Highway 49 to 2034 Highway 540. (601-847-0702). Share their fb page "Kennedy Springs Mission Center Ministry". (* Indicates some slightly higher)


April 21

Zion Hill Relay Team presents Styling 4 A Cure Hair Show on April 21 at 6 p.m. at the Magee Community House. For more information call Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651.


Mendenhall High School 50th Class Reunion will be held on April 21 at the D’Lo Corner Grocery from 5-8 p.m. $30 per couple or $20 for singles. Send reservations and money to Kent Davis at Trustmark Bank, P.O. Box 647, McComb, MS 39649. Reservations were due by March 30.


The monthly meeting of the Simpson County Historical and Genealogical Society will be held at 10 a.m., Saturday, April 21, at the Miller Building, 150 West Court Avenue, Mendenhall.  All are welcome. To learn more go to or like our Facebook page.


April 22

The Men and Women’s Day Program will be held at Nazareth M.B. Church, 611 Dixie Ave., Mendenhall, on Sunday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. Pastor, Rev. Willie B. Hobbs, Jr. All churches are invited to join.


Men and Women’s Day will be held at Nazareth M.B. Church, 611 Dixie Ave., Mendenhall, on Sunday, April 22, at 1:30 p.m. All churches are invited to join.


Mass Choir Anniversary will be held at New Zion M.B. Church Pinola on Sunday, April 22, at 2 p.m. Theme: "Praising God for His Mighty Acts" Psalms 150:1-6. Special guest choir: Simpson County Mass Choir. All choirs, musical groups and soloists are welcome to help celebrate.


April 24

Learn how to sell on Etsy at Mendenhall Public Library on April 24 at 10 a.m. Etsy is an online buyer and seller community very similar to eBay, except it focuses on hand-crafted or vintage goods. Learn together and share experiences and selling techniques.


April 25

Creative Coloring at Magee Public Library will be held on April 25 from 1-2 p.m. Come for coffee and cookies and stay for the coloring.


April 28

Flourish, a one-day conference for girls in grades 6-12, will be held on Saturday, April 28, at Goodwater Baptist Church on Airport Road in Magee. Bethany Barr Phillips is the speaker and worship leader. Registration begins at 9 a.m. with the program beginning at 10 a.m.  Lunch is included.  Cost is $10.  Tickets and information are available from First Baptist Church, Goodwater Baptist, Corinth Baptist, Church Alive and Overflow in Magee; First Baptist Church of Mendenhall; and Calvary Baptist in Braxton.


Barbara Fairchild and Roy Morris will be in concert at Coat Baptist Church, Baldwin Road, Magee, on April 28 at 6 p.m. For directions call 228-324-1827.


Pinola Annual School Reunion will be held Saturday, April 28. Doors will open at 9 a.m. and a short business meeting will begin at 10 a.m. with the meal being served at $10 a plate immediately following the meeting. Fellowship before, during and after the meal. The class of 1968 will be recognized. For more information call Charles Slater at 601-757-7470 or Barbara Welch Fuller at 601-946-5613.


April 29

Purser Family Reunion, Sunday, April 29, beginning at 9:30 a.m. at the Magee Civic Center. Bring a covered dish. All paper products will be provided. For more information contact Billy Purser at 601-849-5516 or Judy Roberts at 601-845-8425.


Creating Second Chances (C2C) will host a workshop in recognition of Older Americans Month. We will discuss the following topics: Common Changes Associated with Aging, Depression in Older Adults, Silver Alert, and Warning Signs of Dementia. This workshop is free, but registration is required. To register, go to The workshop will be held at the Mendenhall Community Center on Thursday, May 3, 6-8 p.m. For more information, call 601-906-5868 or  email


May 6

Pastor Ralph D. Walker and wife Sister Debbie Crofton-Walker of the Good Hope M.B. Church of Magee will be honored for 25 years of service on Sunday, May 6, at noon. The speaker will be Rev. Johnny Mosley, pastor of Plesant M.B. Church, Mt. Olive. Everyone is invited to attend.


May 10

Angel Wings Outreach Center of Mendenhall and Safe Havens Interfaith Partnership Against Domestic Violence present Partnering to Address Domestic Violence on Thursday, May 10, from 9 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the E-911 building, 1752 Simpson Hwy 149, Mendenhall. Training is free of charge. Lunch will be provided. This is a training for faith leaders (clergy and lay), domestic violence advocates, and anyone who is interested in understanding the importance of a faith-based response to domestic violence. To register or for ADA accommodations, contact LaShun Patterson at 601-847-5802 or


May 12

Zion Hill Baptist Church and the Relay 4 Life Ministry will have a Relay for Life Festival on May 12 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. All groups and organizations that would like to participate contact Willie Rutherford at 601-832-7651. Everyone is invited to attend. All proceeds will be donated to the American Cancer Society.


May 20-23

Annual Spring Revival will be held at Mount Mercy M.B. Church, Hwy 49, Magee. Worship services will begin Sunday, May 20. The speaker for Sunday will be Rev. Louis McLaurin, pastor New Beginnings Church, Magee. Revival will conclude Wednesday, May 23. For more information call Rev. Arthur McLaurin at 601-382-3025.


June 1-2

Magee High School Class of 1988 will celebrate their 30 year reunion on Friday, June 1, with a Meet and Greet at Magee High School from 6-7 p.m. and tour the old stomping ground and reminisce. A block party will be held at The Vault in Downtown Magee from 7-10 p.m. On Saturday, June 2, the 30 year class celebration will be held at Pretty Unique event venue, Hwy 18 W, Jackson, from 7 p.m. to midnight. The cost for the 2 day event is $150 per classmate and allows one guest. A deposit of $75 was due by March 12 and the final payment of $75 was due by April 2. Payments can be submitted via PayPal to Felicia Hayes at or mailed to MHS Reunion c/o Felicia Hayes, 1600 Village Dr., Apt. 717, Euless, Texas 76039. Indicate whether one or two individuals will be attending. For more information contact


A Bible study on the book of Revelations is being offered every Sunday night at 6 p.m. led by Pastor Bro. Donald Green at Fellowship Baptist Church, Hwy. 13 South, Mendenhall.


Morning prayer and afternoon luncheon is held every Thursday at Mt. Moriah Church. Prayer time is 11 a.m. until noon. Lunch and fellowship time is 12:15-1:15 p.m. Prayer and lunch are open to all people to get spiritually fed and natural food for the soul. Senior citizens, the needy and the homeless, come and bring a friend. Mt. Moriah Church is located at 160 Mt. Moriah Church Road, Magee.


The Books-n-Lunch Club meets at the Magee Library at 12:30 p.m. on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a book chosen for adult readers. New participants are welcome. Pick up or prepare a lunch item to share and join the group, or just visit to see what goes on. Call the library at 601-849-3747 for more information.


Magee First UMC livestreams Sunday morning worship services at 10 a.m. weekly via Services are also archived for viewing convenience.


The Simpson County Federation of Democratic Women meets at the E911 Building in Mendenhall the third Saturday of each month from 10-11 a.m.


Drug problem? Narcotics Anonymous can help. NA toll free helpline: 866-643-6792. Local NA meeting schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, and Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 3 p.m. at Overflow Church in Magee.


American Legion Post 74 meets the 3rd Tuesday of each month. at the VFW, Hwy 49, Magee, at 6:30 p.m. Veterans and active duty service personnel welcome.