AA meetings are held Mondays and Fridays at 7 p.m. at 221 Wood Circle, Mathiston, which is the 911 operations building located at Wood College. Contact information: Tommy at 662-552-3760 or Chuck at 828-702-8073.
Bluegrass at Ackerman Church of God
There will be a Bluegrass Gospel singing on Sunday night, Sept. 25 at 6 p.m. at the Ackerman Church of God at 8162 MS-12 in Ackerman, featuring Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers. Everyone is invited! For details, call (662) 617-3744.
AHS 1972 Class Reunion
Ackerman High School Class of 1972 will hold its 50th reunion Saturday, Oct. 15 at 1290 Smyth Lake Road in Louisville. Meet & Greet at 5 p.m./dinner at 6:30 p.m. The cost is $30 per person; spouses/dates are welcome. RSVP by Sat., Oct. 8 to email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Alter(Ed) Testimony Group
The Alter(Ed) Testimony group meets the first and third Fridays of each month at Victory Baptist Church in Mathiston for dinner, worship, and testimony shared by speakers. This is a community resource offered by Rise Up Christian Counseling and Victory Baptist Church of Mathiston. Call (662) 861-9358 for details.
Black-Eyed Pea Festival
The Black-Eyed Pea Festival in Mantee will be from 8 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 1. The festival will feature family-friendly events all day long, including a black-eyed pea cook-off and a vendor, craft, and yard sale marketplace.
Carl Jackson Christmas Concert
The annual “Home for Christmas” benefit concert is slated for Saturday, Dec. 10 at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. with tickets going on sale starting Monday, Sept. 26. Tickets will be available at the Chamber in Louisville on Mondays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. or by calling 662-773-3921. Tickets will sell out quickly, and attendees are encouraged to buy their reserved seats early.
Cotton Gin Festival
The Cotton Gin Festival will be held Saturday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. – 4 p.m. at J.W. Young Park in Noxapater with entertainment all day long. Some activities will include a car show, cornhole tournament, a domino tournament, a cotton gin pageant, and festival vendors. Contact Chasity Wells with the Noxapater Community Chamber Alliance at (662) 803-3413 for festival details.
Fellowship of Christian Athletes
The Fellowship of Christian Athletes at Choctaw County High School will meet each Wednesday during the school year at 7:15 a.m. in the school’s old cafeteria.
French Camp Harvest Festival
The annual French Camp Harvest festival will be Saturday, Oct. 8 with a benefit auction at 9:30 a.m. sponsored by the French Camp Community Club. Highlights will include food, horse and carriage rides, crafts, antiques, sorghum making, country store, and music. For details, contact (662) 547-6482 or visit www.FrenchCamp.org.
French Camp Historical Luncheon
The next French Camp Historical Highlight Luncheon will be Thursday, Oct. 13 at noon at French Camp Presbyterian Church in the Living Stones Building. Alton Blanton of Ackerman will speak about the Music with Alva Curtis in the Old Curtis House. The public is invited to lunch for a $3 donation. RSVP to Mary Nell Coblentz, French Camp Presbyterian Church ministry coordinator, email@example.com or leave a message at (662) 547-6520.
Master Gardener Scarecrow Trail
The Choctaw County Master Gardener Scarecrow Trail will be Oct. 17 - Nov. 1. The Most Creative Scarecrow Award is $50; Fall Display Award is $50. Youth, adults, groups, schools, businesses, and churches in Choctaw County can participate. Applications are available and due at the Choctaw County Extension office by Oct. 10. Call 662-285-6337 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for info.
Mt. Hermon U.M.C.
There will be a Fish Fry Benefit Saturday, Oct. 1 at Mt. Hermon U.M.C. on Pine Street in Ackerman from 11 a.m.-until. Come and buy a fish plate or a sandwich.
Mt. Pisgah Baptist Homecoming
Mt Pisgah Baptist Church welcomes you to homecoming on Sunday, Oct. 2 for 10 a.m. services followed by lunch. The church is located at 11980 MS HWY 9 Eupora, MS 39744.
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc.
Rho Nu Zeta Chapter invites all ladies interested in Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. to our Membership Informational with refreshments on Saturday, Sept. 24 at 3 p.m. at the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library (Attala County) Love Meeting Room, Kosciusko. If you plan to attend, please RSVP to Arnita Riley, chapter membership chair, at email@example.com by Friday, Sept. 23.