Published 12:00 am Wednesday, July 24, 2002


TRIAD 2 today, City Hall Annex conference room.

KIWANIS 7 a.m. Thursday, Shoney’s; guest speaker will be Janita Russell Stewart, district director of the U.S. Small Business Administration for the State of Mississippi.

FRIENDS OF THE NRA DINNER AND AUCTION 6 p.m. Thursday, Delhi Civic Center in Delhi; tickets are $35 for an individual or $45 for a couple; 318-343-1372 or 318-574-4640, 318-428-2028 or 318-728-9041.

“THE MEN CAN COOK” Final preparation meeting for LINKS sponsors, 5 p.m. Friday at the Bovina Center; event will be 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Aug. 3 at the center.

EAGLE LAKE WATER DISTRICT Annual membership meeting; 7 p.m. Friday, Eagle Lake Development Club; Rena Jones, 279-4220.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS Old car cruise, 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Bumpers.

GASKIN FAMILY REUNION Friday-Sunday, Battlefield Inn; picnic, noon Saturday; Barbecue Ranch, 5964 Nailor Road; 638-9197, 631-3231 or 314-781-0879.

Public programs

THE INITIATIVE SUMMER ENRICHMENT PROGRAM Through Aug. 30 for ages 10-17, 1306 Hope St.; Myrtis Rankin, 638-8545 or 636-5688.

PUBLIC LIBRARY SCHEDULE Thursday: 10:30 a.m., program featuring Kathy Broom, district anti-litter coordinator for the Mississippi Department of Transportation.

“DEVELOPING A COLLEGE PLAN” Free workshop for high school students and parents; 6 p.m. Thursday, Warren County-Vicksburg Public Library meeting room; led by Cathy Wilkerson, Total College Planning Services.

2002 TOWN HALL MEETING 1 p.m. Saturday, Port Gibson City Hall, 1005 College St.; presented by the Department of Labor.

GOOD SHEPHERD COMMUNITY CENTER Openings in day care for ages 6 weeks through 4 years; applications also accepted for the new after-school program for elementary ages; 636-7687.

LEARNING GARDEN PRESCHOOL AT OAKLAND BAPTIST CHURCH Tuesday and Thursday classes for ages 6 weeks through 5 years; curriculum includes computers, math, science, Spanish, music and Bible; 638-6724 or Jill Marr, 636-6759.

LEVI’S Shelter Drive off Mount Alban, 7-10 p.m. Saturday; music by Buck Wild and the Wild Bunch; donations accepted for building fund repairs.


GROVE STREET M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 10 a.m.-noon daily through Friday, 707 Pierce St.; transportation available by calling 638-3794; the Rev. Casey Fisher is pastor.

MOUNT ZION NO. 1 M.B. Vacation Bible School; 6 nightly through Friday, 920 Fifth North St.

GOSPEL TEMPLE Vacation Bible School; 6-8 nightly through Friday, 1612 Lane St.; all ages welcome; the Rev. Walter Edley is pastor; church picnic, 11 a.m. Saturday at Riverfront Park.

CITYWIDE TENT REVIVAL 6:30 nightly through Saturday, corner of Mission 66 and Alcorn Drive; sponsored by Mountain of Faith Ministries; Denise Edwards, 661-7314.

PLEASANT VALLEY M.B. Old-time revival prayer service, 6:30 nightly through Sunday; preaching, 6:30 nightly July 29-Aug. 2; the Rev. Alex Miller is pastor.

OAK CHAPEL M.B. REVIVAL 7:30 nightly through Friday, 8140 Freetown Road; the Rev. Leonard Walker, pastor of New Mount Elem M.B. Church, will be the evangelist; 372-7974 or 630-9280.

ST. LUKE CHURCH OF GOD IN CHRIST Revival; 7:30 nightly through Friday, 915 First East St.; Elder Richard Lee, of Jackson, will be the evangelist; Elder Douglas Anderson is pastor; transportation available; 638-0389.

MOUNT ALBAN M.B. PRAYER SERVICE FOR REVIVAL 7 nightly through Friday; 2385 Mount Alban Road; the Rev. A.B. Brown is pastor.

ST. PETER M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6-8 nightly through Friday, 1712 Crawford St.; 638-3867.

BELMONT M.B. VACATION BIBLE SCHOOL 6-9 p.m. Thursday-Friday, 8 a.m. Saturday for a school trip; ages preschool-adult; crafts and refreshments provided; 4446 Charlie Brown Road; Phillip Burks is pastor.

TRIUMPH M.B. FOOD DISTRIBUTION 6 tonight, 124 Pittman Road; open to residents of North Washington Street area; Social Security card and utility bills required; 638-8108.

BETHLEHEM M.B. CHOIR REHEARSAL 5:30 tonight and 11 a.m. Saturday, 3055 N. Washington St.

VICTORY CHRISTIAN CENTER Ladies Ministries Fellowship, 7 p.m. Friday; 260 Highway 27; guest speaker will be Kathryn Lord, marriage and communications counselor; Dan and Sue Landry, pastors.

BRADLEY’S CHAPEL Oak Ridge Opry, 7 p.m. Friday; Oak Ridge Community Center; performance by Lanny McCann and the Backwater Band; drinks and hamburgers for sale; donations accepted.

ST. JAMES M.B. AND MOUNT ZION Vacation Bible School graduation, 7 p.m. Saturday; Corrine Palmer, guest evangelist; Charlie Blackmore Jr., pastor.


KEYSTONE MINISTRIES Collecting donations of school supplies to be distributed to children whose parents are in jail; donations accepted 8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday-Friday, 1702 Court St.; 638-8100.