August 27, 2008

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, August 27, 2008

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Elks Lodge No. 95 – 7 tonight; regular business meeting; 1366 U.S. 61 South.

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Serenity Overeaters Anonymous – 6-7 tonight, Bowmar Baptist Church, room 102C; for those wanting to stop binge eating; 601-638-0011.

Port City Kiwanis – 7 a.m. Thursday; Coach Alonzo Stevens, Vicksburg High School; Shoney’s.

Rosa A. Temple Class of 1969 – 6 p.m. Thursday, reunion meeting; The Ridge apartments.

KWFC Neighborhood Association – Special-called meeting for residents of Kings, Waltersville, Ford and Chickasaw areas; 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Kings Empowerment Center; Warren Jones, president, 601-218-1324 or 601-634-4788.

Vicksburg Coin Club – 7 p.m. Thursday; Vicksburg Clinic conference room.


Warren County Tax Collectors Office – Closed Monday in observance of Labor Day; will re-open Tuesday at 8 a.m.

Vicksburg Senior Center – Thursday: 10 a.m., chair exercises; 12:30 p.m., party bridge; 1, canasta; 5:45, bridge class; 7, duplicate bridge.

Warren County Extension of Mississippi Baptist Seminary and Bible College – Fall registration; 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday; E.D. Straughter Baptist Memorial Center, 1411 Martin Luther King Jr. Drive; 601-634-1982 or 601-638-3075.

Obama Campaign Committee – 6:30 p.m. Thursday; voter registration, food, big screen; LD’s , 1111 Mulberry St.

Celebrate Recovery – Support group, 6 p.m. Fridays at Mafan Building, 1315 Adams St.; Christ-centered, 12-step program groups for those suffering from hurts, habits and hang-ups; 601-630-5070.

Vicksburg Coin Show – 9 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Sunday; Battlefield Inn; 601-638-1195.

Forest Risk and Risk Management – 5:30-9 p.m. Sept. 9, 16 and 23; Warren County Extension Service, master tree farmer series; register by Friday, $80; 601-636-5442.

Copper Wire Bracelet Workshop – Oct. 4, Laura Tarbutton, presenter; registration required, $45, members, $50, nonmembers; all supplies included; Southern Cultural Heritage Academy Building; 601-631-2997.


First Baptist, Hermanville – Revival, 7:30 tonight-Friday; the Rev. Percy Turner, guest speaker; the Rev. Johnny Hughes, pastor.

Gospel Temple M.B. – Letitia Street choir rehearsal, 7:30 tonight; 1512 Lane St.

Clover Valley M.B. – Pastor installation for Elder Clavorn Logan, 4 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Monday Ohwafasa, speaker; 7670 Mississippi 27.

New Mount Pilgrim Baptist – Deacons service, 6 p.m. Saturday; the Rev. Casey Fisher, guest speaker; Men of Faith, guest choir; the Rev. Henry Williams, pastor; 501 N. Poplar St.


Stop Cancer Festival – Team Joshua’s, 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Sept. 6; $5 per person or $15 families; proceeds to benefit Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and Blair E. Batson Children’s Cancer Clinic; 601-638-7472 or 601-629-7911.