Published 12:00 am Thursday, March 14, 2002


VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 7:30 tonight, 727 Fort Hill Drive; meeting will feature a program on art collecting; 638-2677.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 Regular meeting; 8 tonight; 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

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LIONS No meeting Wednesday.

VICKSBURG CHAPTER NO. 77 UDC 2 p.m. Wednesday, Piccadilly.

PARAGON LODGE NO. 7 F&AM 7 p.m. Wednesday; Masonic attire; all Prince Hall affiliates are welcome; Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

VICKSBURG HOMECOMING BENEVOLENT CLUB 7 p.m. Wednesday, 920 Speed St.; annual report from Chicago; bring covered dish.

PORT CITY KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; Dr. Clyde Muse, Hinds Community College, will speak.

ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY INC. Omicron Rho Lambda chapter; 6 p.m. Thursday, LD’s Kitchen, 1111 Mulberry St.; James Giles, 634-4105 and Gregory L. Jackson, 636-1793.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 83rd birthday program and dinner; 7 p.m. Friday; Sgt. Maj. James O. Bowman will speak; Charles Scott Sr., 636-4993.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Wednesday: 9 a.m., King bridge; 10, NIA exercise; 1 p.m., beginner dulcimer class; 1:30, acrylic art class; and quilting the historical quilt; Thursday: 9 a.m., NIA exercise; 9:30, beginner bridge; 10:30, beginner computer; 12:30, Richter bridge; 1 p.m., bingo; 3, open play dominoes.

OVERCOMERS OUTREACH Christ-centered support group helping families and individuals find freedom from addictions and compulsions; 6:30 tonight, The Harrison Place, 1105 Harrison St.; 415-2208 or 831-5561.

EAST SIDE ALCOHOLICS ANONYMOUS GROUP Nonsmoking meeting at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday and Friday and 9 a.m. Sunday at The Harrison Place, 1105 Harrison St.; 636-1134.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., “Clifford, the Big Red Dog” and other stories followed by crafts.

EMERGENCY BLOOD DRIVE Noon-4 p.m. Wednesday, Stevens Service Center; all donors receive a free T-shirt.

FREE INCOME TAX HELP 9 a.m.-1 p.m. each Wednesday through April 10, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library; open to low to moderate income people preferably 60 or older; bring copy of 2001 tax returns, IRS package, and income statements and receipts; 638-3422 or 437-8592.

“STARTING YOUR OWN BUSINESS” FREE SEMINAR 1-5 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of commerce, Mission 66; discuss preparing a business plan, legal issues, accounting and record keeping, insurance, license and permits, financing and SBA loan programs; seating is limited and reservations are required, 636-1012; sponsored by Hinds Community College Small Business Development Center and the Vicksburg Warren County Chamber of Commerce.

FRIDAY NIGHT BLUES 9 p.m.-until, American Legion “the Hut;” music by DJ’s Dr. C and Candy.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” Open 7-11 p.m. Friday for teens; 7-10 p.m. Saturday with music by the Wild Bunch; cappuccino, coffee, fountain drinks, sweets, gameroom with pool table and more; no cover charge,


GROVE STREET M.B. MID-WAY COMMUNION 7 p.m. Wednesday; the Rev. Edmond E. Gibbs will be the guest speaker; 707 Pierce St.; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

WAYSIDE BAPTIST REVIVAL 7 nightly through Wednesday; Tony Monk will deliver the message; music will be provided by the Bible Holiness Church tonight; and David White on Wednesday; 6151 Jeff Davis Road; Larry W. Haggard is pastor.

LIVING WORD BAPTIST REVIVAL 7:15 nightly through Friday; speakers are as follows: tonight: the Rev. Jeremaine Brown, associate minister, will speak; and Wednesday-Friday, the Rev. Timothy Hollingsworth, associate pastor of Friendship Baptist Church in Hattiesburg, will speak; other guests will be Tonya Tonth, the Berachah Baptist Church praise team, Dr. Patricia Sullivan, Dr. Doug Upchurch and Jan Taylor Knight ; 1600 Mulberry Street at the Vicksburg Convention Center; the Rev. Stevie Duncan is pastor.

HOLY TRINITY LENTEN CONCERT SERIES 12:05 p.m. Friday; the Ecumenical Woodwind Trio; a gumbo lunch will follow for $6.


FISH FRY Friday-Saturday at the home of Katie Bass, 1010-A Urban Court; benefit the building fund of St. Luke Baptist Church; the Rev. Terry Moore is pastor; 638-8319.