Published 12:00 am Thursday, September 11, 2003

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American Legion Post No. 3 Regular meeting, 7 tonight; meal will be served.

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Health Awareness Seminar for Women Free, 5:30 p.m. each Thursday, Shoney’s; topics will include hormone replacement therapy, cosmetic toxins, more; Sherry Pratt, 529-4829, or Susan Gussio, 331-0167.

PRAM Public Relations Association of Mississippi, River City Chapter; 6:30 tonight at Piccadilly Cafeteria; Bryan W. Brabston Jr., former public affairs manager for Exxon Chemical Co. and current co-owner of Linden Plantation Inc., will speak on re-engineering public affairs in a changing environment.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 6:30 tonight at The Ridge apartments, 420 Lakehill Road; Willie Moore, 638-9329.

Alcorn State University Alumni Bus trip to Alabama State vs. Alcorn football game in Montgomery; seats can be reserved through today by calling 636-3062.

Student Art Contest Awards Presentation 4-6 p.m. Friday; Southern Cultural Heritage Foundation, 1302 Adams St.; reception sponsored by Gilbert’s Home Health Agency will follow, public welcome; 638-3808.

Vicksburg Quilters Business meeting, 9:30 a.m. Saturday; Stitch-N-Frame, 2222 S. Frontage Road; visitors welcome.

Rose of Sharon No. 24 4 p.m. Saturday.

Culkin Athletic Association 2:30 p.m. Saturday, board room at Culkin ball fields; public welcome.

Letitia Street Reunion 5 p.m. Sunday, L.D.’s Kitchen; Brenda Brown, 638-5918.

WCHS Big Blue Alumni Reunion planned on Sept. 27; includes students of Ollie Williams, Buddy Porter, John Waite and Gary Cook; Nancy Atkins Renfroe at 636-5372 or Stuart Burgess at sbur2880@aol.com for details.

Mississippi Delta State Rural Development Network A research program to identify and address health concerns sponsored by Jefferson Comprehensive Health Center, will be conducted throughout six counties including Warren; individuals will be asked to participate; 601-786-3475.

VHS Class of 1974 Reunion cruise planned June 24-28, 2004; Elva Fountain Smith, 630-9068; Wyane Stirgus, 634-1874; or Joyce Beacham, 636-8759; response needed immediately.

Public programs

Vicksburg Senior Center Friday: 10 a.m., bean bag baseball; 1 p.m., scrabble, chicken foot and open play dominoes.

“Be a Hero” Blood Drive In honor of 9/11 victims; 2-8 p.m. today, South Park Elementary’s cafeteria; student recruiters will receive a teddy bear and a mini headset.

Oak Ridge Opry 7-10 p.m. Friday, Oak Ridge Youth Center; music by Wright Road Band; donations accepted, burgers, drinks and catfish dinners will be sold 5-8 p.m.; $5 for adults, $3 for children.

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

Adult CPR/First Aid Course 9 a.m. Saturday at the Red Cross building, 908 Cherry St.; $35 per person; Tracey, 636-9182.

Levi’s “A Gathering Place,” Shelter Drive; 7-10 p.m. Saturday, music by Ole Habits.

“Boomers at the Ballpark” By the Mississippi Symphony Orchestra; 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Smith-Wills Stadium in Jackson; 960-1565 for tickets, $10 in advance or $12 at the gate.

Hunter Education Course 6-9 p.m. Monday-Wednesday, Hinds Community College’s Vicksburg Campus; Social Security number and attendance at all three nights required; Lonnie Friar, instructor, 636-8883.

Central Mississippi Prevention Services Inc. Seeking part-time teachers 2-4 evenings per week to assist struggling students; Darlene, 631-0102, or Bernice, 883-0024.

After-School Programs for Ages 8-17 Homework assistance and life-skills training, 920 Shannon St. and 1911-B Mission 66; provided by Central Mississippi Prevention Services; certified teachers and counselors available; 631-0102.


St. Luke Freewill Baptist Revival services, 7 tonight-Friday, 91 Young Alley; evangelist will be the Rev. Issac Henderson, pastor of East Mount Olive Church in Red Lick; the Rev. Sammie Brown is host pastor.

Cool Spring Choir “God’s Amazing Grace” presentation, 6 p.m. Saturday at the church on Falk Steel Road; narrator will be the Rev. Kemp Burley Jr.; the Rev. Ryan Moore is pastor; public invited.

Standfield M.B. Patricia Phelps’ first sermon, 6 p.m. Saturday; John and Lora Williams are pastors.

Gospel Concert and Praise Celebration To honor Pastor Samuel and Ruby Brown, 6 p.m. Saturday; Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin L. King Jr. St.; guests will include the Mighty Train of Gospel, Angelic Voices of Christ, Desiree Richardson, JoAnn Moore, Warren County Inspirational Choir and more; dinner will be served; Daisy L. Waters, evangelist and sponsor.

China Grove M.B. No. 2 Revival services, 7:30 p.m. Sept. 15-19; China Grove Road; the Rev. Darryl Moore of Pearl will speak; public and all choirs invited.


Golf Tournament Friday, Vicksburg Country Club; registration, noon; tee time, 1 p.m.; $75 per person or $300 per team; proceeds go to Phil Witters’ medical expenses; Kent Smith, 636-8692.