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Wednesday, March 17, 2010 Stone County Enterprise ARFa, BRIEFS Page 5 Homestead Exemption Applications for Homestead Exemption are taken each year after January 1 and no later than April 1. The law states, "If title is held by deed or other grant, such instru- ment shall be dated and acknowledged on or before January 1st of the year for which homestead is applied and shall be filed for record with the chancery clerk on or before Jan. 7 of the year for which homestead exemption is applied." The state of Mississippi has a one-time filing system. Once you have filed for homestead exemption you do not have to re-file each year unless you have changes such as: change in marital status (marriage, divorce, death of spouse), buying new property, selling part of your property, becoming over 65 years of age, becoming disabled. If you have had any changes you will need to come to the Tax Assessor's Office by April 1, 2OlO to re-file. For more info call 6Ol-928- 3121 or 6Ol-928-4951. Thursday, March 18 SBA Day WIGGINS - SBA and SCEDP will host a SBA Day, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Thurs., March 18 at the Stone County Economic Development Partnership, 115 E. Hatten Ave., Wiggins. "l%e event is a col- laborative effort to address issues start-up and existing small businesses are incur- ring during these turbulent economic times. One-on- one counseling appoint- ments will be available during the event. For more info or to reserve an appointment, call SCEDP at 6017928-5418.. Friday. March xq Softball Tourney WIGGINS - Wiggins Fire Department will host a Class B, C Men's Softball Tournament March 19-2o 'at Hood Fields. Registration is $15o and please pre-register before March 17. For more infor- mation contact Jody Hatten at 6Ol-528-o532 for rules and prizes. Saturday, March 20 Trail Ride MCHENRY- American Cancer Relay for Life of Gulfport will host a Trail Ride to fight cancer Sat., March 20, 9 .m. at Big Foot Equine Center off Airey Tower Rd., McHenry. Suggested donation is $2o for adults and $1o for chil- dren lO and under. For more information call Earline Cuave at 228-297- 6o90 or Jeannie Scarborough at 228-697- 1768. Your One-Stop Meat Shop, Fresh Meat Dance POPLARVILLE - The Ladies Auxiliary VFW Post 4196, Poplarville will host a dance on March 20, 8 p.m. to Midnight. Crowe Bros Band will be in con- cert. Cover charge is $6 per person. Food will be pro- vided by the Auxiliary. Sunday, March 21 Spring Revival MCHENRY- Unity Baptist Church, 236 Hwy 49 S., McHenry will be holding their Spring Revival Sun., Match 21 - Wed., March 24. Sunday services will be held at 11 a.m. and 5 pan. with lunch being served at 12 p.m. Weekday services will be held at 7 p.m. Evangelist will be Bro. Neil Tapp from Gulfport. Bro. Carlos Smith and church members invite the public to attend. For more info call 601-528-5985. Family and Friends Day MCHENRY - Sunlight Baptist Church, 20 S. Washington Ave., McHenry, invites the pub- lic to join them in celebrat- ing Family and Friends Day and noth Church Anniversary, Sun., March 21, 3 p.m. Guest speaker will be Elder Ronald Goins, Sr., pastor and New Center Prospect Baptist Church Family of Bond. Monday. March 22 Spring Revival JANICE - Janice Baptist Church announces its Spring Revival March 22 - March 28. Featured speak- er will be Dr. John Neihof, comnmnications professors with Kentucky Mountain Bible College. Monday night, is youth night featur- ing the 38th Ave Baptist Church Praise Band and Yancy Waltman as guest speaker. A pizza social will follow. All services begin at 7 p.m. except Sunday, which begins at 11 a.m. The church is located on Hwy 29N between Wiggins and New Augusta. Tuesday, March 2. Auditions WIGGINS - Velocity, Stone County's first community show choir for ages 11-18 will be having auditions at 6 p.m., Tues, March 23 at the SolidRock Youth Center, agnolia Dr., Wiggins. If you can sing, if you can dance, this group is for you. Both boys and girls are needed. Foi more information and audition requirements email: ston- evelocity@ymail.com Thursday. March 2. Loan Workshop PICAYUNE - If your start- up or exlstmg sraall busi- ness needs a quick loan of $5,ooo to $25,0oo for inventory, equipment, advertising or working cap- ital, then you should attend the free SBA Community Express and Patriot Express Loan Conference 'Iaurs., March 25, 2oo Hwy 11 N, Picayune. Registration starts at 5:3o p.m. and the program will proceed from 6 p.m. - 8 p.m. Space is limited so call 601-798-3122 to pre- register by March 24. Saturday, March 2T Auditions HATrlESBURG - Auditions for cast and interviews with crew for the 35th season of Carey Dinner Theatre are Sat., March 27, lO a.m. at the O.L. Quave Theatre on the Hattiesburg campus of William Carey University. Cast and crew commitmentt is May 24-July 10. For more information call 601- 318-6218 or email: cdt@wmcarcy.edu. Special Presentation WIGGINS - Big Level Baptist Church, 1345 City Bridge Rd., Wiggins, will present Leonardo da Vinci's "The Living Last Supper," Sat., March 27, 6 p.m. and Sun., March 28, 3 p.m. Golf Tournament WIGGINS - The 3rd Annual Vardaman Street Baptist Church Benefit Golf Tournament will be held Sat., March 27, at Pine Burr Country Club. The tournament will be a 2-person scramble, $6o per person. Hot breakfast and sign in at 7:3o a.m., shotgun start at 9 a.m. Lunch will be served. For more information call Melissa Berry at 6Ol-928- 3943 or 6Ol-528-1917. Home and Garden Show NEW ALBANY - The Union County Master Gardeners will sponsor their Second annual Home and Garden Show, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m., Sat., March 27 at the Union County Fairgrounds in New Albany. Ine spring garden show will offer prominent horticulture sPeakers, demonstrations as well as vendors of plants, artworL and garden equipment. The event is free and door' prizes will be given away throughout the day. For more info visit www.newall- banygardening.com. Beauty Pageant WIGGINS - lqae Stone High. School Yearbook' Staff is sponsoring tim inaugural Stone County Schools Beauty Pageant om Sat., March 27, 5 p.m. in the Henry Rath Activity Center. The pageant is open to any girl, K-12, who is currently enrolled in anLy of the schools in the Stone County School District. One winner, two alter- nates, and a photogenic winner will be chosen from each grade level. In addi- tion, one senior will be named Miss Stone County Schools and will receive at scholarship. Applications are available at each courn- school. Ille deadline for completed applications is; Fri., Mar. 5- For more info call Darla Barnett at 6Ol- 928-5492. Ground Beef $1.49,00 12oz Rilye $7.99 eo. 8oz Rlbeye $4.99 ea. Smoked Sausage $2.89 Door Satm00je Salt Meat Smoked Pork Chops Twlce Baked Dell Meat Potalom Fmh/Fromn Vemtabk. $2. iiiiiiiiiiiii "We cut to your satisfaction!" "PRICES SUBJECT TO CHANGE BASED ON AVAJLABUTY Open: Mon.-SaL, lOam-6pm 601-928-4042 Across from Sonic in Wiggins Sunday. March 28 Easter Musical WIGGINS - Ebenezer Baptist Church, 962 Hwy 29N, Wiggins will present "No More Night" an Easter Musical on Sunday evening, March 28 at 6 p.m. The public is invited to attend. For more infor- mation call 6Ol-928-7134 or 6Ol-928-793o. Special Service MCHENRY - lqae Music ' Ministry of the First Baptist Church of Wiggins, 219 Second St., NE, will present The Lenten Sketches on Sunday, March 28, 7 p.m. in the church sanctuary. "Iqae community is invited to attend. For more informa- tion call the church office at 601-928-5226. Wednesday. March "1 Naval Academy ANNAPOLIS, MD - Applications are being accepted through March 31 for the United States Naval Academy Summer Seminar (NASS) 2OLO. NASS is designed for students who will have just completed their junior year of high school in the summer of 2OLO. 'Iqae program is a fast-paced, six-day experi- ence for high-achievers who may be interested in pursuing an appointment to one of the nation's serv- ice academies and serving as a military officer after graduation. NASS is held in three sessions: June 5- 1o, June 12-17 and ,June 19-24. Students with ques- tions about NASS and the application process should call 41o-293-1549 or visit: www.usna.edu/admissions. Saturday. April g Mutt Strutt WIGGINS - It's time to get out and walk your dog dur- ing the Pine Hill Celebration, Sat., April 3. SCSPCA will host a Mutt Strutt at the festival. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. at the SCSPCA booth and walk starts at 1 p.m. There is a minimum of $5 to participate. Prizes will be awarded for the biggest dog, smallest dog, best looking dog, ugliest dog, and fastest dog. Animals must be leashed and have proof of rabies vaccination. Rabies vaccinations will be available at the booth for $5, as well as SCSPCA T- shirts, leashes, leads, and doggie bandanas. Want to become a member of the SCSPCA? Sign up at our .booth. Membership fee is $25 per person. All pro- ceeds and donations will go to the Stone County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals, a non-profit organization. Donations are tax deductible. Pine Hill Festival WIGGINS - The annual Pine Hill Festival will be held Sat., April 3, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. in downtown Wiggins. Among the many attractions will be a 5K & 1oK Run, a talent show, art demonstrations, food, arts and crafts and live music. For more information visit www.stonecounty.com or call SCEDP at 6Ol-928- 5418.928-6267. Open Forum PUBLIC MEETIN ;S STATE R()UTE 15/57 Harrison, Jackson, Stone, George, Greene & Perry Counties The Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) has scheduled series of identical public meetings to discuss proposed improvements to State Route 15 and/or portions of State Route 57 from Interstate 110 in Harrison County to State Route 15 just north of Beaumont in Perry County. The meetings will be held from 4:00-7:00 p.m. on Tuesday, March 23, 2010 at the Latimer Community Center, 10908 Daisy Vestry Road, Ocean Springs; Wednesday, March 24, 2010 at the Benndale Elementary, 5204 Highway 26 West, Lucedale and Thursday, March 25, 2010 at the McLain Attendance Center, 114 Shows Street, HcLain and Beaumont Community Center, 913 4 th Street, Beaumont. Citizens are invited to come and go as they please during the hours of these meetings to view the department's alternatives and to speak to MDOT representatives concerning design, right-of-way acquisition, and environmental issues. THE PUBLIC IS ENCOURAGED TO ATTEND Tuesday, March 23, 2010 4:00-7:00 p.m. Latimer Community Center 10908 Daisy Vestry Road, Ocean Springs, MS Wednesday, March 24, 2010 4:00-7:00 p.m. Benndale Elementary 5204 Highway 26 West, Lucedale, MS Thursday, March 25, 2010 4:00-7:00 p.m. Community Center 913 4 th Street, Beaumont, MS ThurJay, March 25, 2010 4:00-7:00 p.m, McLain Attendance Center 114 Shows Street, McLain, MS. Any individual who needs auxiliary aids or special accommodations to attend 6"e meetings should advlse MDOT of their needs by ca!,!in(j the Environmental Division at (601) 35%7920.