CATTLEMEN'S

ASSOCIATION

The Kemper County Cattlemen's Association will hold it's regular meeting on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 7:00 p.m. in the Farmers Market Building in DeKalb. All cattlemen or beef producers are invited to attend. Dr. Bret Rushing will present the program on forages and related subjects. Make your reservations by calling 601-743-2837 before noon on Monday, Feb. 20.

MVSU ALUMNI

MEETING SET

The Meridian Chapter of Miss. Valley State University Alumni will have their meeting Thursday, March 2,  at the Council Of Organizations Building, 814-45th Ave beginning at 5p.m. All alumni in Meridian/Lauderdale County and surrounding counties are asked to attend as we continue to prepare for our banquet April 7th, 2017. Call (601)482-4559 FMI.



PASTOR

ANNIVERSARY

Come join the celebration as we honor our Pastor James P. Granger 2nd year anniversary. Sunday March 5 at 2 p.m. at Bodka Valley Baptist Church. Pastor James Granger Sr. will be the guest speaker. Dinner will be served after service.



11th ANNIVERSARY

FOR PASTOR

You are cordially invited to come and help Union Baptist Church celebrate the 11th year anniversary of their pastor, Rev. James E. Granger on March 12, (2nd Sunday in March) at 2 p.m. Rev. Obediah Clemons of the Greater Outreach Baptist Church, Meridian MS will deliver the anniversary message.



BLACK HISTORY

PROGRAM FEB. 25

The New Hope United Methodist Church Family will be hosting a Black History Program entitled “Honoring Kemper County’s African-American First Achievers” which will be focusing on our local neighbors and friends to be held Saturday evening, Feb. 25, at 6 p.m. at the New Hope United Methodist Church in New Hope Community in DeKalb, MS.  The guest speaker for this event will be Mr. Rodney Brooks, Human Resource Business Consultant at the Kemper County Energy Facility via Mississippi Power Company (MPC), in DeKalb, MS. For more information, feel free to contact Minister Robert Bohannon at (601) 416-4489 (cell) or (601) 743-2204 (home). Rev. Steven Owens, Pastor.



FREE BOOKS FOR

CHILDREN UNDER 5

Kemper County is a participant in the Dolly Parton Imagination Library Project proving a free book mailed monthly to the child in the child’s name from birth until the child reaches the age of five. This project is sponsored by the United Way of East Mississippi and the North American Coal Company, Inc in Kemper County. To enroll your child on the website enter  HYPERLINK "http://www.imaginationlibrary.com" www.imaginationlibrary.com and select the “PARENT” tab located at the top of the web page. Registration cards may also be picked up at the Kemper County Library or the Kemper County Economic Development Authority office during normal business hours. Contact Loretta Hulin, Kemper County Imagination Library Coordinator on 601-416-8279 for additional details.