Flying a Special Flag

Observances of National POW/MIA Recognition Day are held across the country on military installations, ships at sea, state capitols, schools and veterans’ facilities. It is traditionally observed on the third Friday in September each year.┬áThis year at the Lawrence County Courthouse, the Abner W. Cooper Memorial Post 27 of the American Legion will fly the…

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Community Events

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  • 7:00 pm-9:00 pm

    South Springhill Baptist Church will hold their annual revival, Monday, September 17-Thursday, September 20, at 7 p.m. each evening. The Monday speaker will be Pastor Jermaine Keys. Tuesday speaker will be Pastor Kendon Grant, and Wednesday speaker will be Pastor Sean Coney.

  • 6:00 pm-7:00 pm

    Thursday, September 20, 2018, at 6 p.m., Mr. John M. Douglas will be giving a presentation on an active solution on a gun shooter. The presentation will take approximately 45 minutes to an hour. The presentation will be held at VFW 4806, located at 21 VFW Way, Monticello.

  • All day

    The 19th Annual Lawrence County Gathering will be held Friday, September 21-Sunday, September 23, in Cleveland, Ohio. Join Lula Adams, old classmates and new friends to see what Cleveland has to offer! Call 216-287-3588 for more information.

  • 8:00 am-10:00 pm

    ABATE of MS will hold its 30th Annual State Field Meet at the Atwood Water Park in Monticello, Friday and Saturday, September 21 and 22. There will be a Battle of the Bands Friday and Saturday nights. Gate opens at 8 a.m. Friday. Advance tickets are available by contacting Carmen Hill at 601-754-8560. Advance tickets cost $15 for members and $20 for non-members. Gate fees are $20 for members and $25 for non-members. Ages 6-17 are $8. Children under the age of 6 get in free. Camping spots are available. Poker Run, motorcycle games and a bike show will be held Saturday. This event is family oriented and open to the public. For more information, contact Carmen Hill at 601-754-8560.

  • 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Pine Grove M.B.C., 3160 Hwy. 98, Summit, will host an 80th Birthday Celebration for Huey Williams, Saturday, September 22. Doors open at 5 p.m. and the program starts at 6 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the door. The night will feature Doc McKenzie & The Hi-Lites, Andrew Cheairs & The Songbirds, The Jackson Southernaires, Paul Porter, Stanley “Lil Roy” Ladson and Marva McKinley. Special appearances will be made by Melvin Williams and Doug Williams. For tickets, contact Allean Dillon at 601-587-4408.

  • 5:30 pm-8:30 pm

    New Life Fellowship Baptist Church will be hosting a 2K Madden Youth Game Night and other activities, Saturday, September 22, at 5:30 p.m. Admission and food are free.

  • 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Antioch Baptist Church will have a special “Family Night” remembering the “Fifties” Saturday, September 22, beginning at 6 p.m. All are invited to come and reminisce about the old days with food, laughter, fifties music and a cake walk (bring your quarters).

  • 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    China Lee Missionary Baptist Church Annual Women’s Day will be held Sunday, September 23, 2018, at 2 p.m. The theme is Women in Black, Red and White. Speakers will be Sister Benita Frelix, Sister Gail Fortenberry and Sister Mary Stewart.

  • 4:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Owens Chapel Baptist Church of Columbia, located at 1223 Martin Luther King Drive, will hold their “Fresh Start” Revival, beginning Sunday, September 23, with speaker Dr. Terry L. Weems of Columbia. Services will be held Monday-Wednesday at 7 p.m. each evening. Speakers are as follows: Monday- Dr. Wesley Bridges of Monticello; Tuesday, Evangelist Antonio Johnson of Columbia; Wednesday- Rev. Gregory Partman of McComb. For more information, call 601-731-1877.

  • 5:30 pm-6:30 pm

    The next meeting for the Life of Christ Presentation at Atwood Water Park will be held Tuesday, September 25, at 5:30 p.m. at the Atwood Water Park Gatehouse. Any businesses, churches or other groups interested in participating in this annual depiction of the life of Jesus Christ are encouraged to send representatives to the meeting. The event is scheduled for Saturday, December 8, from 5-8 p.m.

  • 7:30 pm-8:00 pm

    Oak Grove Pentecostal Church, located at 124 Thames Nelson Road, Jayess, announces their 75th Church Anniversary. The first service will be held Friday, September 28, at 7:30 p.m., with Speaker Rev. Jerry Sullivan. On Saturday, September 29, the service will be held at 6 p.m. with Speaker Rev. Kenneth Patten.

  • 11:00 am-1:00 pm

    Sauls Valley Baptist Church will have a Fifth Sunday singing, September 30 beginning at 11 a.m. Guest will be Mary Cox McCain. A fellowship will follow the concert and there will be no night service.


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