A New Miss Hospitality

Miranda King was crowned 2018 Lawrence County Miss Hospitality Sunday afternoon at the annual pageant, which was held at the Lawrence County Courthouse this year. King will represent Lawrence County this summer in the state Miss Hospitality Pageant and will attend many local events as an ambassador for the county. Pictured after the crowning are,…

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Community Events

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  • 22

    Prentiss Institute Black History Celebration

    9:00 am-2:00 pm

    Prentiss Institute Alumni will hold their 3rd Annual Black History Celebration Thursday, February 22- Saturday, February 24, at The Rosenwald Building at Prentiss Institute Campus, located at 292, J.E. Johnson Road, Prentiss. On Day 1, Thursday, invited guests are the sixth graders of J.E. Johnson and G.W. Carver Elementary Schools. On Day 2, Friday, the community is invited to enjoy a presentation by the Jackson State University MADD Drama Troupe beginning at 1 p.m. Invited guests will be high school seniors. Day 3, Saturday, will be a Black History Expo from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. Refreshments will be sold, and there will be vendors, exhibitors, music, choirs, soloists and dancers. At noon will be Keynote Speaker Mr. Alvin Williams. The events are sponsored by the PNII Alumni Museum Committee. For more information, contact Ms. Janice Armstrong at 601-847-1984 or armstrongjames@bellsouth.net or Ms. Mary Ann Hudson at 601-792-9617 or maryannhudson@windstream.net.

  • 24

    Miniature Horse Show

    11:00 am-2:00 pm

    The Lawrence County Miniature Horse Association will hold its first show at 11 a.m., Saturday, February 24, at the James A. Givens Agriculture Building at the Lawrence County Fairgrounds. The public is invited to attend.

  • 24

    Shady Grove M.B. Church Black History Program

    6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Pastor Michael Smith and Shady Grove M.B. Church’s Brotherhood Ministry will hold their Annual Black History Program Saturday, February 24, at 6 p.m. The Guest Speaker will be The Honorable Percy W. Watson, member of the Mississippi House of Representatives.

  • 25

    Monticello First Baptist Church Black History Program

    10:45 am-12:00 pm

    Monticello First Baptist Church will celebrate Black History Month Sunday, February 25, at 10:45 a.m. The program will include Guest Speaker Mayor Anthony Witherspoon of Magnolia and a special presentation by the Pleasant Grove Youth Ministry. All are invited.

  • 25

    South Springhill Church Pastoral Anniversary

    2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    South Springhill Church will celebrate Bishop De’Sean Toler, their pastor’s, fourth year Pastoral Anniversary, Sunday, February 25, beginning at 2 p.m. The speaker will be Bishop Lionel R. Catchings of Christ Temple Full Gospel Baptist Church of Atlanta, Georgia. The theme for the day is “Leadership Worth Following.”

  • 25

    Unity Worship Ministry Building Dedication Service

    2:30 pm-5:30 pm

    Unity Worship Ministry will hold an official “Building Dedication Service,” Sunday, February 25, beginning at 2:30 p.m. Guest will be Dr. Valerie Russell.

  • 26

    New Hebron Cemetery Association Meeting

    7:00 pm-9:00 pm

    The New Hebron Cemetery Association will hold their annual meeting on Monday, February 26, at 7 p.m. at the New Hebron City Hall. All members are invited to attend.

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