Movie In the Park Canceled Due to Weather Conditions

The New Hebron Movie in the Park has been canceled due to a 90% chance of rain. The town was set to show the newly-released Disney film Beauty and the Beast at dusk on Friday, June 23.

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Nichols Says Farewell to 20 Years as Mayor

As Mayor-Elect of Monticello Martha Watts takes the oath of office next week, it will mark the end of 20 years in the office for Mayor Dave Nichols, II, who successfully campaigned for the office for five terms, beginning with the 1997 municipal election. His connection to Monticello and its work will remain strong, however,…

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Community Events

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  • 11:30 am-1:00 pm

    Runnel’s Creek EnVision Living Center will host a seminar on Thursday, June 22 for lessons on preventing falls in the home. There will be seminars from 11:30 a.m.-Noon, Noon-12:30 p.m. and 12:30-1:00 p.m. Refreshments will be provided and outside vendors will have displays. The center is located at 1134 East Broad Street in Monticello. Call Adam Nunez at 601-341-9090 with any questions.

  • 10:00 am-12:00 pm

    St. Paul M.B. Church will present a Prayer Brunch on Saturday, June 24, beginning at 10 a.m. The theme will be “It’s Time to Pray Together.” Guest speakers will be Lady Cathy Clark, Sis. Mabeline Hardy, Minister Mary Madison, Minister Hilda Williams, Sis. Deborah Collins, Minister Ruth Abrams and Minister Pamela Newton.

  • 6:30 pm-9:30 pm

    Pearl River Valley Baptist Church will hold a musical extravaganza honoring Pastor Micheal Graves’s ten years of service on Saturday, June 24, beginning at 6:30 p.m. Various ministers and their choirs will be in concert.

  • 10:45 am-2:00 pm
    The 136th Homecoming at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church will be Sunday, June 25, 2017. Morning worship service will begin at 10:45 a.m. featuring former pastor Rev. Aaron Lamb. Afternoon singing will feature The Smith Family, which includes Steve, Lissy, Vonda, Ronnie and Randy.
  • 2:00 pm-9:30 pm

    Monticello First Baptist Church will hold their Homecoming/Revival Services beginning Sunday, June 25, at 2 p.m. The message will be delivered by Pastor Obide Morgan of Mt. Vernon M.B. Church in McComb. Services will continue Monday through Wednesday, June 26-28, at 7:30 p.m. each evening. Pastor Myles Bryant of St. Matthews M.B. Church in Cantonment, Florida will be the Revivalist.

  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    South Springhill Baptist Church of Monticello will celebrate their 198th Church Anniversary on Sunday, June 25, beginning at 2 p.m. The speaker will be Pastor Michael Smith of Shady Grove Missionary Baptist Church in Silver Creek. The Shady Grove choir will also join the celebration. A luncheon will follow the service in the fellowship hall.

  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    Monticello Pentecostal Church will host the second “Upper Room Experience” on Sunday, June 25, beginning at 2 p.m. at the Uncle Jim Douglas Community Center in Sontag. Bro. Bren Smith will be bringing the message.

  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    The Southwest Chapter of ABATE will have it’s monthly meeting at Jeffrey’s Cycle Supply on Sunday, June 25, at 2 p.m. State Field Meet advance tickets are in! Raffle tickets for the Budweiser Grill will also be available. Many events are coming up and the Chapter needs your input! Come and bring a friend. For more information, contact Carmen Hill at 601-833-8560.


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