Published 12:00 am Thursday, January 9, 2003

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Vicksburg Coin Club 7 tonight, Vicksburg Clinic conference room.

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Army/Navy Club Monthly steak supper meeting, 7 tonight at the clubhouse.

American Legion Post 3 and Ladies Auxiliary 7 tonight at Legion Hall on Monroe Street.

412th Family Readiness Group Soup and salad potluck and meeting, 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Saturday at George Morris Reserve Center, 1265 Porters Chapel Road; childcare provided; bring a red, white and blue craft item to exchange; Ladonnya Drummond, 605-6501 or Juanita Warren, 629-3401.

Vicksburg Quilters Meeting and quilt show from 9:30 a.m. until 4 p.m. Saturday at the Public Library, 700 Veto St.; open to the public.

Rose of Sharon Chapter No. 24 Order of the Eastern Star; 4 p.m. Saturday at the Lodge Hall; second degree will be given.

VHS Class of 1983 Meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday at Shoney’s; Gwendolyn Appleby, 661-0870.

Class of 1988 Reunion meeting, 5 p.m. Sunday at LD’s Kitchen; Crystal Washington, 636-2291.

Vicksburg Genealogical Society Monday at Piccadilly; dinner at 6 p.m., meeting at 7; Lamar Roberts will speak about Sultana, the Mississippi Titanic.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Friday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 10, beanbag baseball; 1 p.m., open play dominoes.

Oak Ridge Opry 7 until 10 p.m. Friday; hamburgers and drinks available; donations accepted; music by Buck Wilds and the Wild Bunch.

Mother’s Morning Out 9 a.m. until noon Saturday at Seventh Day Adventist Church, corner of Lee Road and Indiana Avenue; songs, stories, arts and crafts for children; 634-6615 or 638-4895 to register.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” 7-10 p.m. Saturday, Shelter Drive off Mount Alban Road; music by Southwinds.

New Year’s Pot Luck Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 7:30-10 p.m. Saturday at Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland; $10 per person; group dance classes and private lessons available; 856-6168.

ASU Reception for High School Seniors 4 p.m. Sunday at the Vicksburg Inn; area high school seniors and parents are welcome; Alcorn State University officials will be available to answer questions; refreshments will be served.

Travelers Rest Christian Academy Accepting applications for second semester; half off first month’s tuition through March; certificates are welcome.

After School Program Homework assistance and life-skills training; teachers, social workers and counselors available to assist ages 8-17 at Cedars Estates Community Center, Gator “A” Club, Mount Heroden Church and Rolling Acres Estates; Joseph Johnson, 631-0102; sponsored by Central Mississippi Prevention Services.


Wayside Apostolic Preaching, praise and worship; 7:30 tonight-Friday at the church, 4615 Halls Ferry Road; Gregory Thompson will be guest speaker.

Locust Grove M.B. Business meeting, 7 tonight; members asked to be present; the Rev. Robert Miller is pastor.

King David No. 2 Business meeting, 1 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Johnny L. Williams is pastor.