Video Enhances Concern Over Future of Mac Dale

A video and petition posted last week by local attorney Jared Evans have prompted concern among citizens for the future of Mac Dale Park. Mac Dale Park, commonly known as “The Mac”, has been home to generations of local baseball boys since its construction in the 1960s. Numerous individuals, including Jimmie and Zelda Davis and…

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Community Events

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  • All day

    Monticello Pentecostal Church invites all to attend the Dedication Service for their new facility on Friday, October 18. It’s been a long time coming and they want everyone to have a part in this special night. Bro. Floyd Odom will be the minister and Bro. Tim Maines will be the master of ceremony.

  • 5:00 pm-9:00 pm

    Rhema Word Worship Church, located at 1034 South 1st St. NE, Brookhaven, will hold a Celebration Banquet honoring the 9th Pastoral Anniversary of Darryl and Pamela Hilliard, Saturday, October 19, from 5-8 p.m. Sunday morning service will begin at 9 a.m., Sunday October 20, with Apostle Ricky Floyd from Memphis, Tennessee. Sunday evening service will begin at 6 p.m. with Pastor Miki King of East St. Louis, Illinois. For more information, contact 601-265-2140.

  • 10:30 am-3:00 pm

    Homecoming will be held at Pleasant Hill Baptist Church, located at 512 Rockport-New Hebron Road, New Hebron, Sunday, October 20, beginning at 10:30 a.m. A covered dish lunch will be at Noon. A concert will begin at 1 p.m., featuring Steve and Becky Carver and family, music evangelists from Mathiston.

  • 1:00 pm-4:00 pm

    St. James M.B. Church will hold their Pastor’s Second Year Anniversary, Sunday, October 20, at 1 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Eugene Bryant, pastor of Hopewell M.B. Church of Brookhaven.

  • 1:30 pm-4:30 pm

    North Pleasant Hill Baptist Church of New Hebron will celebrate their 127 Year Church Anniversary, Sunday, October 20, at 1:30 p.m. with the Rev. Glasco Floyd as guest speaker.

  • 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    Pen Oak M.B. Church of Silver Creek will hold their Church Anniversary, Sunday, October 20, at 2 p.m. The speaker will be Elder Woodrow Parkman, Senior Pastor of New Horizon Christian Fellowship of Hattiesburg.

  • 2:00 pm-4:00 pm

    The Southwest Chapter of ABATE will have its monthly meeting at Jeffrey’s Cycle Supply, Sunday, October 20, at 2 p.m. Jeffrey’s is located 8 miles south of Highway 84 on East Lincoln Road. They will be discussing the upcoming Unity Trace Run for Camp Jabber Jaws. Nomination will be held for 2020 Officers. Meetings are open to the public. For more information, contact Carmen Hill at 601-754-8560 or see the chapter’s Facebook page.

  • 2:00 pm-5:00 pm

    New Life Fellowship Baptist Church will hold their 100 Men in Black and Women in Red Program, Sunday, October 20, at 2 p.m. The Guest Speaker will be Dr. Isaac Jackson of Liberty Baptist Church in Canton.

  • 12:00 pm-1:00 pm

    Mississippi State University Extension Professor Dr. John Byrd with Plant and Soil Sciences will present by interactive video conference “What’s the Deal with Roundup?”, Thursday, October 24, from Noon to 1 p.m. at the MSU Extension– Lawrence County Office at 214 Main Street, Suite, Monticello. Roundup has been all over the news in the past months. Dr. Byrd will share his expertise to help viewers “weed” through all the Roundup information, evidence, and facts.

  • 9:00 am-10:00 am

    The Southwest Chapter of ABATE will have their Annual Unity Trace Run, Saturday, October 26-Sunday, October 27. Everyone is invited to this fundraiser and social for bikers! They request a $15 donation, but any amount will be accepted. All funds raised go to Camp Jabber Jaws in Allie Barkley’s name. Meet up will be at the North Brookhaven exit (#42) at 9 a.m. Kickstand up at 10 a.m. They will ride the Natchez Trace to Ratliff Ferry and camp out. For more information, contact Carmen Hill at 601-754-8560.

  • 6:00 pm-9:00 pm

    The Talleys will be in concert at First Baptist Church Brookhaven, Saturday, October 26, at 6 p.m. The church is located at 200 E. Monticello St., Brookhaven. A love offering will be received. No ticket required. A dessert fellowship will follow the concert.

  • 6:00 pm-10:00 pm

    Pastor Glen Smith and the Fair Hill M.B. Church family in Oma will hold their Annual Choir Anniversary, beginning at 6 p.m., Saturday, October 26. The theme is “Nobody Greater”. All choirs, groups and soloists are invited.

  • 2:30 pm-5:30 pm

    South Springhill Baptist Church Annual Men & Women’s Day will be held Sunday, October 27, beginning at 2:30 p.m. The theme is Men and Women Building a Legacy in Christ from Colossians 3:17. The guest speaker will be Sister Sharnwanika Pittman. Words of inspiration will be presented by Brother Frank Williams Jr. and Sister Carolyn Bolton Travis.


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