Riverbank Stabalization

The Atwood Water Park in Monticello has lost a substantial amount of river bank to the waters of the Pearl River, most of it during a 2016 high water event. The loss of river bank forced the moving of some of the cabins that had been placed on the river bank. As a result, the…

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Community Events

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  • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

    China Lee Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Fellowship Fundraiser Youth Revival, Monday, February 12, through Friday, February 16, with nightly services beginning at 7 p.m. The event will feature different speakers each night.

  • 10:00 am-2:00 pm

    New Life Fellowship Missionary Baptist Church will hold their Annual Women in Pearls and Lace Conference Saturday, February 17, beginning at 10 a.m.

  • 11:30 am-12:30 pm

    The United Methodist Men of Monticello UMC will meet Sunday, February 18, at 11:30 a.m. at Joe Walt’s.

  • 12:00 pm-3:00 pm

    Mt. Zion M.B. Church, located at 75 Mt. Zion Lane in Sontag, will hold their annual Black History Program, Sunday, February 18, beginning at Noon. This year’s theme will be “Yes You Can Too.” The speaker will be Jessica London Roundtree of Jackson. She is a member of Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church in Sontag.

  • 1:30 pm-4:00 pm

    Mt. Pleasant M.B. Church, 167 Elem Tyler Road, Sontag, will host a 100 Women in Red/Men in Black Program Sunday, February 18, beginning at 1:30 p.m. The message will be brought by special guest Dr. Lenell Magee of Light of the World Baptist Church of Terry.

  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    The Southwest Chapter of ABATE will have its monthly meeting at Jeffrey’s Cycle Supply Sunday, February 18, at 2 p.m. Jeffrey’s is located 8 miles south of Hwy. 84 on E. Lincoln Road, Brookhaven, on the right. Raffle tickets for the Blackout 300 Rifle are available, and the chapter will be getting ready for the Annual Mike Case Memorial Pool Tournament, which needs a location! Come and brings a friend. Meetings are open to the public. For more information contact Carmen Hill at 601-833-8560. Check out the chapter on Facebook, too!

  • 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Pastor Michael Smith and Shady Grove Church will hold their Annual Family and Friends Service Sunday, February 18, 2018, beginning at 6 p.m. Guest Speaker will be Pastor Terry Cobb from Indianola.

  • 6:00 pm-8:00 pm

    Monticello United Methodist Church will begin a new Adult Bible Study, Sunday, February 18, at 6 p.m.

  • All day

    Brookhaven Regional Arts Guild (BRAG) will host New Orleans artist Jan Wilken for a two-day workshop Wednesday-Thursday, February 21-22. You may attend both days or only one. Jan does an Acrylic/Watercolor workshop and uses unusual tools to create unique paintings that an artist can finish in one day. Check out the BRAG Facebook page to find more specifics about the class. Go to janwilkenart.com to see her paintings.

  • 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.

  • 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.”

  • 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.

  • 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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