Published 12:00 am Friday, September 27, 2002


BENTON ACADEMY CLASSES OF 1970-79 Reunion weekend; 5 tonight, $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.

PRICE FAMILY REUNION For descendents of William Price, Robert Price and Joseph Price; 11 a.m. Oct. 20; home of Tom and Alydia Price Rankin, 1789 Somerset Road, Bogue Chitto; bring covered dish, photos, chair; 734-6234 or 823-6658.

Public programs

OAK RIDGE OPRY 7-10 tonight; 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.

THE INITIATIVE CHILD CARE/LEARNING CENTER Immediate openings for preschoolers (age 6 weeks to 5 years); 1306 Hope St.; applications accepted daily, 6:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.; Open House will be 4-6 p.m. Oct. 4; Synette Hayden, 638-8545 or 636-5688.

ATTIC GALLERY’S LOCAL COLOR’ Art show reception, 7-9 p.m. Oct. 4; 1101 Washington St.; paintings by Jean Blue, Kennith Humphrey, Ron Lindsey, Sam Beibers and Paul Fayard; pottery by Ky Johnston; 638-9221 or www.atticgallery.web.com for info.

LADIES FALL GOLF CLASSES For those interested in learning fundamentals, terminology, rules, more; 10-11:30 a.m. Oct. 12, Clear Creek Golf Club; times and days of four future classes will be discussed; instructor will be Kathy Hester, LPGA member; 638-9395.

DAVID FOOTE SCHOLARSHIP ESSAY CONTEST For students in grades 10-12; sponsored by Vicksburg Branch of NAACP; applications and rules available from high school counselors or Walter Sheriff, 638-7812.


PLEASANT VALLEY Choir rehearsal, 5 p.m. today; 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.

OAKLAND BAPTIST Fall revival and Kids Krusade, 10:45 a.m. Sunday and 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; speaker will be Dr. Martin Jamison of Little Rock; children’s activities, led by Heart for Home Ministries, will include music, puppets and more; nursery provided; 2959 Oak Ridge Road, 638-6724.

ST. PAUL CATHOLIC “Attentiveness to the Spirit of Christ” parish mission program, 7 p.m. Monday-Wednesday; speaker will be Father Bruce Nieli; Terri Booth, 636-0140.