Published 12:00 am Friday, July 12, 2002


WOODMEN OF THE WORLD Regular meeting; 6 tonight, Fisher Ferry Volunteer Fire Department, Goodrum Road; all members are urged to attend; 638-2495.

VICKSBURG QUILTERS 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Stitch-N-Frame Shop, 2222 S. Frontage Road; the program will be the beginning of a mystery quilt and a demonstration on shortcuts for other blocks.

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412th FAMILY READINESS GROUP Executive board, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; general membership, 10; George A. Morris U.S. Army Reserve Center, 1265 Porters Chapel Road.

FORD-CARPENTER AND WILSON-PALMER Family reunion meeting; 3 p.m. Sunday, 307 Pleasant Valley Drive; Perry Huell, 638-3472, or Willie Jean Drayton, 638-0197.

EXCHANGE 12:30 p.m. Monday, Piccadilly; Bill Ray, office manager of the Mississippi Employment Security Commission, will speak.

AARP 10 a.m. Tuesday, City Hall Annex; Cheryl Comans of Entergy will speak.

Public programs

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7 tonight; Buck Wild and the Wild Bunch will perform; hamburgers and drinks will be sold.

CAPITOL CITY COIN AND CURRENCY SHOW 9 a.m. Saturday, Clarion Hotel in Jackson; buy, sell and trade U.S. and foreign coins, currency, gold, silver and other numismatic items; 601-932-2007.

COMMUNITY BLOOD DRIVE 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, Wal-Mart SuperCenter; 368-2600.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place” 7 p.m. Saturday at the new location on Shelter Drive, off Mount Alban Road; Ole Habits will perform; 636-6913.

MATERNITY FAIR 2-4 p.m. Sunday, River Region Medical Center education conference room; will include tours of the labor and delivery rooms, vendors from shops in Vicksburg, door prizes and information on the Good Moms program; 883-5760.

SENIOR CENTER Monday: 10 a.m., NIA exercise; 11, crafts for nursing homes; 1 p.m., open-play dominoes; 6, social and line dance class.

JOURNEY OF HOPE Team will arrive at 2:30 p.m. Monday, Mississippi State Welcome Center, Washington street; a free puppet show will be featured.


RIDGEWAY BAPTIST VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 9 a.m.-noon today; graduation will be at 6:30 tonight; the Rev. Clyde Pullen is host pastor.

VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER Vacation Bible School; 9:30-11:30 a.m. today, 260 Highway 27; for ages 4-12; 636-4710.

GREATER MOUNT ZION Vacation Bible School; 6-8 tonight, 907 Farmer St.; transportation, 619-9998; Peter Anderson, coordinator; the Rev. Edmond Gibbs, pastor; 636-0826.

TRAVELERS REST M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6-8:30 tonight, 718 Bowmar Ave.; the Rev. Thomas Bernard is pastor.

SOUTHSIDE BAPTIST VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6:30-8:30 tonight; 9685 Fisher Ferry Road; 631-0047.

TEMPLE CHURCH OF CHRIST (HOLINESS) USA Revival; 7 tonight; Minister Howard Batchelor, pastor, will be the evangelist.

HOPEWELL M.B. REVIVAL 7 tonight, U.S. 61 South; the Rev. Casey Fisher will be the speaker.

NEW MOUNT ELEM REVIVAL 7 tonight, 3014 Wisconsin Ave.; Dr. J.N. Dorsey will be evangelist; the Rev. Leonard Walker is pastor.

LOCUST GROVE M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 tonight; 472 Stenson Road; the Rev. John H. Williams Sr. will be the evangelist; the Rev. Robert Miller is pastor.

NEW POPLAR GROVE INDEPENDENT METHODIST Revival; 7:30 tonight; the Rev. Eddie D. Sumbler, Atterberry Chapel Church in Frankfurt, Germany, and Clarksville, Tenn., will be the guest speaker; the Rev. James Bowman is pastor.

CALVARY M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 5-6:30 tonight; 406 Klein St.

GENERATIONS HEALTH PROGRAM Kickoff meeting; 6 tonight, Triumph M.B. Church, 124 Pittman Road; open to women ages 12 and older; 638-8108 or Monya Williams, 638-0873.

HIGHLAND BAPTIST CHURCH “Encouragement reception,” honoring Jason Wooley and Chad Hoeppel, who will be going into the ministry; 7 tonight.

TRIUMPH M.B. “YOUTH GOSPEL BLOWOUT” 6:30 p.m. Saturday, 124 Pittman Road; youth dance teams, choirs and mime teams; Victor Gilliam, 638-5293; the Rev. Larry Nicks is pastor.

PLEASANT HILL M.B. Business meeting; 6 p.m. Saturday.

GROVE STREET M.B. GOSPEL MUSICAL 6:30 p.m. Saturday; 707 Pierce St.; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

ST. JAMES M.B. “MEN’S NIGHT OUT” 7 p.m. Saturday; Thomas Bernard, pastor of Traveler Rest M.B. Church, will be the speaker; the Travelers Rest Male Chorus will provide music; Charlie Blackmore Jr. is pastor.


BENEFIT FOR JOYCE KENNEDY-WHITE 3 p.m. Sunday, Bingham Memorial Church, 1063 Green St.