Published 12:00 am Monday, September 9, 2002


VFW POST 10734 7 tonight, post home on Indiana Avenue.

VICKSBURG CRUISERS CAR CLUB 6 tonight, Goldie’s Trail Barbecue; business meeting; 638-7717.

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STRINGER LODGE NO. 1 7:30 tonight, regular meeting; at Lodge Hall on Court Street; all Prince Hall Masons welcome.

ALPHA CHAPTER OF P.H.A. 11:30 a.m. Tuesday; meeting at Piccadilly; hostesses will be Burnett Tucker and Jean McKnight.

KIWANIS Joint cookout with Key Club members, 6 p.m. Tuesday; Hopping H Ranch on Gibson Road.

AMERICAN LEGION TYNER-FORD POST 213 8 p.m. Tuesday, regular meeting at the Lodge Hall, 1618 Main St.; refreshments will be served.

VICKSBURG LIONS CLUB Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; guest speaker will be Shaheena Haque with the Child Abuse Prevention Center.

UNITED DAUGHTERS OF THE CONFEDERACY CHAPTER No. 77 2 p.m. Thursday, Vicksburg chapter meeting at Piccadilly; guest speaker will be Dr. Emma Keulegan.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER Tuesday: 9-11 a.m. senior swim time at City Pool (cost is $3); 9:30 intermediate/advanced bridge; 10:30 beginner computer; 11:30 intermediate computer; 1 p.m. dulcimer class; 2:30 Mexican dominoes.

ROSA A. TEMPLE CLASS OF 1968 Reunion planning meeting, 7 tonight; King Solomon Baptist Church fellowship hall; all class members invited.

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL BACK-TO-SCHOOL NIGHT 6 tonight; parents begin in their child’s home room and follow their class schedule, spending 5 minutes in each class.

NAACP 7 tonight, 902 Kline St.

HINDS HUNTER ED CLASSES 6-9 p.m. today-Wednesday; Hinds Community College, Highway 27; classes taught by Lonnie Friar; Social Security number required, minimum age for certification is 10; attendance mandatory all three nights; call instructor for information, 636-8883.

VICKSBURG ART ASSOCIATION 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Old Constitution Firehouse on Openwood Street; new season opening program, open to the public.

DIVORCE RECOVERY WORKSHOP 10-week program to aid in the adjustment of ending a relationship; begins Tuesday at Grace Christian Counseling Center, 1414 Cherry St.; 636-5703.

STROKE SUPPORT GROUP 6-7 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West Campus Cafeteria on North Frontage Road.

PROSTATE CANCER SUPPORT GROUP 6:30-7:30 p.m. Tuesday, River Region West Campus in the Education Conference Room on North Frontage Road; 619-3192.

LIBRARY SCHEDULE Tuesday: 10:30 a.m., field trip to Belmont Gardens (personal care home) to celebrate Grandparents Day; all children must be accompanied by parent or care giver; Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., reading of “Just Grandma and Me” and other stories, followed by art activity.

DIABETES EDUCATION CLASSES River Region West Campus on North Frontage Road; group and individual classes; call 619-3609 for times and information.

COMMUNITY STOREHOUSE FOOD PANTRY VOLUNTEER TRAINING 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesday; second floor of United Way Building; anyone interested in working as a volunteer is encouraged to attend; 636-1733.

FAMILY SUPPORT GROUP FOR AUTISTIC CHILDREN 7 p.m. Tuesday, Warren Central Junior High School library; Regina Jeffers, 638-4642; Patti Robinson, 636-8270.

HOMEWORK NETWORK Tutoring sessions; each Tuesday and Thursday from 4 until 5:30 p.m., starts Tuesday; free tutoring sessions at Vicksburg High School in the JROTC department, available to grades 9-12; James O. Bowman at 661-0684 or Pearlie Goodman at 636-1688.

OVEREATERS ANONYMOUS 6-7 p.m., Wednesday, Bowmar Baptist Church, Highway 61 South; no diets, no dues, no weigh-ins; 638-0011.

RIVER KIDS AFTER SCHOOL ARTS ACTIVITY Classes for fall semester start Thursday, at 4 p.m.; taught by local arts teachers; open to all children ages 7 to 13; reservations required; Beth Brown, 631-2997.

HOMEWORK ASSISTANCE Provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; homework assistance and life-skills training for students ages 8-17; Sherry Liggins or Joseph Johnson at 631-0102.

CASA VOLUNTEER TRAINING Child Abuse Prevention Center, 2732 Washington St.; 5-9 nightly today and Tuesday and Sept. 16, 17, 23 and 24; 634-0557.

CARY SCHOOL REUNION Sept. 20-21; former students and teachers invited to attend; includes tour of Cary town hall and evening activities in Vicksburg; for information call Jane Bennett Barefoot at 601-924-0047 or e-mail jebbarefoot@aol,com.


CHRISTIAN HOMES M.B. NO. 1 REVIVAL 7 tonight-Friday, Christian Homes M.B. No. 1 Church, Scott Road; guest speaker will be the Rev. Sammie Brown.

MOUNT PILGRIM M.B. REVIVAL 7:15 tonight-Friday, Mount Pilgrim M.B. Church, 3327 Highway 61 South; guest speaker will be Ernest Slaughter Sr., pastor of New Canney Creek M.B. Church in Jackson; the pastor is Glen A. Hemphill; public is invited.

GOODRUM BAPTIST REMEMBRANCE SERVICE AND BENEFIT 6:30 p.m. Wednesday, Goodrum Baptist Church, 4569 Fisher Ferry Road; remembrance service for all firemen, law enforcement and medical personnel involved in the 9/11 terrorist attack; and also a benefit for Bubba Lynn and Eric Smith; Dr. Ray M. Spence is pastor; the public is invited; 636-4904.

FAMILY FIRST FESTIVAL 7 p.m. Thursday, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, 6300 Indiana Ave.; night of family fun; free family photos taken.

SEMINARY OPENING PROGRAM AT MOUNT CARMEL 7 p.m. Friday, Mount Carmel Baptist Church, 2729 Alma St.; program for Mississippi Baptist Seminary; guest speaker is the Rev. A.D. Lewis of Pearl; Lewis Lassiter, 638-5429.

EXPLORER’S BIBLE STUDY Begins Wednesday at First Presbyterian Church; Interdenominational Bible Study meets each Wednesday morning from 9:30 until 11; a children’s program for ages 2-5 and a nursery is provided; to register or for more information, call 638-2552.