Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 26, 2002


BENTON ACADEMY CLASSES OF 1970-79 Reunion weekend; 5 p.m. Friday, $6 hamburger supper and tailgate party at the school; 7 p.m. Saturday, ’70s dance with Terry Wall and the Wallbangers at Benton Country Club; cost is $35/single or $60/couple; Terry Davis, 855-7420.

VICKSBURG HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1988 Reunion meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday; Ryan’s Steakhouse on Pemberton Boulevard; Crystal Washington, 636-2291 or Sharon Mays, 638-7625.

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PORT GIBSON HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1988 Reunion meeting, 3 p.m. Sunday at Claiborne County Courthouse; Joyce Johnson Blue, 631-0440.

KAPPA ALPHA PSI FRATERNITY INC. Vicksburg Alumni chapter, public information session; 5 p.m. Sunday at the United Way building, 920 South St.; discussion topics include fraternity history and application process for membership; business attire; Marshall D. Banks, banksmjc@aol.com.

Public programs

SENIOR CENTER SCHEDULE Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; noon, River Region brown bag lunch; 1 p.m., open play dominoes.

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7-10 p.m. Friday; music by Bud Shiers and Ole Habits; burgers and drinks available.

LINKS INC. WALK-A-THON/HEALTH FAIR Saturday, Pemberton Square mall; registration begins at 7:30 a.m.; 885-7025 or 885-6154.

UNITED METHODIST WOMEN’S INTERNATIONAL BAZAAR 8:30 a.m. Saturday; Hawkins United Methodist Church, 3909 Halls Ferry Road; food, crafts, more; 636-2242.

LEVI’S “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday; Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Buck Wilds and the Wild Bunch.


LYNCH CHAPEL UNITED METHODIST Community revival, 7:15 nightly through Friday; Highway 3 North in Redwood; Barron Banks, pastor.

ST. JAMES M.B. Revival crusade, 7:30 nightly through Friday; guest speaker will be Dr. Michael R. Reed of Rayville, pastor of New Rock of Ages and First Spring Hill M.B. churches of Vicksburg and Second Union M.B. Church of Claiborne County; host pastor is Charlie Blackmore.

TRAVIS CHAPEL A.M.E. Revival, 7 nightly through Friday; 745 Hutson St.; the Rev. Walter G. Wilson, presiding elder of the Greenville-Vicksburg District, will be the guest evangelist; the Rev. Horace L. McKay is host pastor.

PLEASANT VALLEY Choir rehearsal, 5 p.m. Friday; Kevin Powell, musician.

HAWKINS UNITED METHODIST United Methodist Men’s Barbecue, 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Saturday; dine-in or take-out, 3909 Halls Ferry Road; adults, $6; children, $4; 636-2242.

ST. JAMES M.B. “Wheel for Life” bike-a-thon, noon Saturday; 1922 Pearl St.; proceeds to benefit St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital; Charlie Blackmore is pastor and coordinator.

CLOVER VALLEY M.B. Fish and chicken dinners for sale, noon-4 p.m. Saturday at the church on Highway 27 South; $5 per dinner; proceeds to benefit the Harvest Day Program.

JUBILEE REVIVAL MINISTRIES “Becoming Women of Excellence” series scheduled for Saturday is canceled.

MISSISSIPPI BAPTIST SEMINARY Preregistration, 4-6 p.m. Saturday; E.D. Straughter Memorial Center, 1411 Martin L. King St.; dean is Lewis Lassiter; 638-5424.

NEW MOUNT PILGRIM Board of Deacons sixth-year program, 5 p.m. Saturday; guest speaker will be the Rev. Hosea Hines, pastor of College Hill Baptist Church in Jackson; the Rev. Henry J. Williams is pastor.

NEW HOPE M.B. Choir Jubilee, 5:30 p.m. Saturday; 6320 Bovina Cutoff Road; Gwen Dillard, program coordinator; the Rev. Frank A. Gardner, pastor; 636-9095.

ST. PETER’S AND CHRISTIAN HOME WOMEN’S CHOIR Sixth-year anniversary, 6 p.m. Saturday; St. Peter M.B. Church; special guest will be the Trumpette Gospel Singers from Jackson; other choirs and soloists will participate.