Published 12:00 am Tuesday, February 18, 2003

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VHS Class of 1978 Reunion planning meeting, 6 p.m. Tuesday at Goldie’s Trail Bar-B-Que, 4127 S. Washington St.; Ruby Gibson Gables, 630-3536, or Mark Doiron, 857-2777; all classmates are asked to attend.

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Lions Noon Wednesday, Maxwell’s; Beth Fleming from Waterways Experiment Station’s Environmental Lab will speak.

Overeaters Anonymous 6 until 7 p.m. Wednesday at Bowmar Baptist, Highway 61 South; no diets, dues or weigh-ins; 638-0011.

Vicksburg Homecoming Benevolent Club Officer of the Year awards banquet, 7 p.m. Wednesday; guest speaker will be Joyce Flaggs.

Port City Kiwanis 7 a.m. Thursday at Shoney’s; Paige Cothren, writer and humorist, will speak.

Sons of the American Revolution Dinner meeting, 6 p.m. Thursday at Duff Green Mansion; members, prospective members and spouses/dates are invited; Bob Bell, 636-5560 or Ridges@digitalmantra.com.

Warren County Homemaker Volunteers Annual awards banquet, 11 a.m. Friday at Maxwell’s; Beverly Maddox, area leadership development agent, will be the guest speaker; Barbary Burns, Bowmar Elementary School principal, will provide the music; Ardiss Marshall, 638-2503 (leave message).

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Wednesday: 9-11 a.m., walking at Jackson Street Community Center; 9-noon, king bridge; 10, chair exercises, senior style; 1 p.m., rook, card playing and dominoes.

Public Library Wednesday: 10:30 a.m., preschool story time and art project with Lottie Walker; 3:30, after school arts and crafts.

Home Ownership Program Informational Meeting 6 until 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at the Warren County Extension Service Conference room, 1100-C Grove St. in Vicksburg; all interested people and those with disabilities are urged to attend; 634-4522 or 888-671-0051.

Ready to Learn Workshop For parents and caregivers; 6 until 8 p.m. Thursday at Warren County Extension Office, 1100 E. Grove St.; Lynette Fleming, Family Children Services, 636-1597 or 636-1692 to register.

Fish and Chicken Dinners Friday, beginning at 10 a.m., $5 per plate; sponsored by the Missionary Society of Rose Hill M.B. Church; 638-7760 or 629-9742 for orders.

Dance Party Ballroom, Latin and Swing; 8-10 p.m. Friday at Applause Dance Factory, 208 Industrial Drive in Ridgeland, $10 per person; West Coast Swing lesson, 7-8 p.m., $10 per person; classes and private lessons available; 856-6168 or for Vicksburg classes, 636-7000.

Community First Aid River Region Medical Center; 619-3192 or 631-3191; class held per request.


Cool Spring M.B. Revival, 7 through Friday.

Shiloh M.B. Bible study, 6 tonight; 920 Meadow St.; Dr. Willie J. Jones is pastor.

Living Water Christian Fellowship Betty Love from Laurel will be the guest speaker at 7 p.m. Wednesday at the church, 2075 Culkin Road; the Rev. Doyle Moulder is pastor.

Triumph M.B. Food distribution, 6 p.m. Wednesday, people living in the North Washington Street area are eligible; must provide verification of income, Social Security cards and utility bill; Bible class, 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; meeting with architect, 6 p.m. Feb. 27.