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March 25, 2015 STONE COUNTY ENTERPRISE PAGE 5 LOCAL Holy Week Service The Combined Church Choirs of Stone County will present a Maundy Thursday Service, "Harvest of Sorrows," by Joseph M. Martin. Christians take time on this day to remember The Last Supper when Jesus and his disciples dined together for the last time. The concert is free and will begin at 7pm on Thursday, April 2, at First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 52o E. Pine Ave., Wiggins. Seabee Day 2o15 The Naval Construction Battalion Center (Seabee Center) will host a free commu- nity event on Saturday, April 11. The Myles Sharp Band will kick off the day long event at 9am, country music newcomer, Tiera, will perform at 12pm and 90 Degrees West will close out the day. In addition to the musical acts there will be tons of military displays, a car show, weapons demonstra- tions, free carnival rides, games, food, and arts and crafts. For more information visit HYPERLINK "http://www.seabee-" www.seabee- BBQ Dinner Fundraiser Ramsey Springs Volunteer Fire Department will host a Leukemia fundraiser for Judith Berhow, nam- 2pm on Saturday, May 9 at the Sawmill Family Restaurant in Wiggins. BBQ chicken dinners will be available for $8 a plate. Tickets must be purchased by 8pm on Monday, May 4. For more information or to purchase a ticket call Amos Alexander at 6Ol- 716-6992 or Eugene Alexander at 6Ol-716- 6968. Kindergarten Pre-registration Perkinston and Stone Elementary Schools will hold kindergarten pre- registration 9am-2pm, Monday, April 13, Tuesday, April 14 and Wednesday, April 15. Items required include a completed MS Immunization form 12L a birth certificate, par- ent/guardian photo ID and two proofs of resi- dency one of which must be a utility bill. Students must be 5 years of age by September I to enroll and must be enrolled by their legal guardian. For more information call PES at 6Ol-928-338o or SES at 6Ol-928-5473. Relay for Life New Zion Baptist Church Health and Wellness Ministry is sponsoring a Relay for Life 12pm to 6pm on Saturday, April 25. The event will benefit the American Cancer Society and will be held at the Jerry Fairley Sports Complex on New Hope Road, Wiggins. All churches, organizations, individuals or teams are asked to participate. For more information call Mary Bolton at 6017528- 8681 or Larry Jenkins at 6Ol-31o-7437. Ordination Service New Zion Baptist. Church, lO3 Thelma Andrews Rd., Wiggins, will host a Fifth Sunday Worship Service and an Ordination Service for Rev. Troy Allen on Sunday, March 29 at 9:15am. Guest speaker will be Rev. Rob Harris. The pubic is invited. Watercolor Workshop Stone County Arts Council will host a half- day, watercolor painting flowers workshop on Saturday, March 28 with artist, Sherry Carlson. For more infor- mation or to register call 6Ol-928-6298. Cattlemen's Meeting The Stone County Cattlemen's Association will meet Thursday, March 26 at the Stone County Fairgrounds. The board will meet at 6pm followed by supper and a membership meeting at 7pm. For more information call 601-928-5286. Plowshares to Bayonets The history of the 27th Regiment of the Mississippi Infantry, CSA, will be presented by Col. Charles W. L. Hall, PhD, during the April meeting of the South Mississippi Genealogical and Historical Society. The meeting will begin at 7pm on Tuesday, April 7, lO7 S. Park Ave., Hattiesburg. For more information call Kathy Goss at 6Ol-5493983. The meeting is free and open to the public. Benefit Fish Fry A benefit fish fry for Hope for Life Mission will be held from nam to 2pm on Friday, March 27 at the Vardaman Street Baptist Church Life Center. Plates will be $8 each and dine in or carry out will be available. For more information or to purchase a ticket call 601-928-8472. Class Reunion A reunion of all Wiggins High School students, faculty and staff will be held on Saturday, May 16 at the Sawmill family Restaurant. The reunion will begin at 11am and the cost will be $20 per person to be paid at the door when you register. For more information or to provide contact infor- mation for fellow class- mates call Harold and . Opal Ainswortb at 6Ol- 928-3665, Wynn and Carolyn Alexander, 6Ol- 928-3676, Patty Duggan Breazeale at 6Ol-928- 3446, Ruth Campbell Ford at 6Ol-928-497o or Carolyn Jo Davis Brooks at 6Ol-928- 4506. Vet Camp Teenagers with an interest in animals and veterinary medicine are invited to apply for a camp offered by the MSU College of Veterinary Medicine. A day camp will be held June 4-6 for ages 13-17 or an overnight camp is available June lO-14 for ages 15-17. Applications must be received by March 30. For more information visit HYPERLINK "http://www.msuvet-" www.msu- Good Friday Service New Zion Baptist Church, lO3 Thelma Andrews Rd., Wiggins, will host a Good Friday service beginning at 6:3opm on Friday, April 3. The theme will be "The Last Seven Sayings of Christ" and will fea- ture seven different speakers. The public is invited. School Enrollment Gateway Christian Academy is now enrolling new students for the upcoming school year, K3 - nth grade. Call 6Ol-528-5454 for more information. Salute to Trains The Old Firehouse Museum in Wiggins is preparing a salute to trains on Saturday, April 18. The event will be held at the Historic Train Depot in Wiggins and will include train rides, displays of model trains, demonstrations, storytelling, train activi- ties for kids of all ages and more. Maundy Thursday The combined church choirs of Stone County will present a Maundy Thursday Service, "Harvest of Sorrows," by Joseph M. Martin Thursday, April 2 at 7pm. The concert is free and will be held at First United Methodist Church Family Life Center, 520 E. Pine Ave., Wiggins. Poultry Chain 4-H Poultry Chain is accepting new partici- pants in two classes, layer and broiler, and two age groups, Jr (8- 13) and Sr. (14-18). The project is a hands on learning project where participants purchase 20 female hatched chicks and grow them at home through the sum- mer keeping records of vaccination, feed pro- gram, growth and other activities. The birds are then entered into the local fair for judging. Entries are due May 1 and the birds must be ordered to come in the week of May 19-26. For more information and/or to participate in the project call 6Ol-928- 5286 before ordering the chicks. Wings Over Wiggins Wings Over Wiggins fly-in will be held Saturday, April 11, loam-2pm at the Wiggins Airport. Airplanes from Alabama, Louisiana and Mississippi will fly into Wiggins, park, have lunch and visit with friends. During this time, the public is wel- come to walk around and get up close to the airplanes. There will be music, food, skydivers and kid's activities. For more information call 6Ol-528-5454. Chorus Anniversary New Zion Baptist Church, lO3 Thelma Andrews Rd., Wiggins will celebrate their Male Chorus Anniversary with a special service beginning at 6:3opm on Saturday, April 25. All male chorus, choirs and soloists are invited to participate. Football Camps MGCCC will host sum- mer football camps June 14-16 at the Perkinston campus for players in grades 9-12, who have not started their senior year. Cost is $200 per player for overnight campers or $15o for day campers. Team dis- counts are available. Deadline for registration is June 4. For more information or to regis- ter call 6Ol-998-636o. Easter Musical Ebenezer Baptist Church, 962 Hwy 29N, Wiggins, will present "The Tomb is Empty," a spirit-filled musical and dramatic presentation of the crucifixion and res- urrection of Jesus Christ, on Saturday, March 28 and Sunday, March 29 at 6pm night- ly. The public is invited. For more information call. 6Ol-928-793o or 601-528-OO14. District Cleanup The 2Ol5 Annual DeSoto Ranger District Cleanup will be held Saturday, April 11 begin- ning at 7:3oam. Deadline to register is March 25. For more information or to volun- teer call Marilyn Stone at 6Ol-528-616o. Free Seminar Evangelist Houston Taylor and The Christian Community Center, 126 N. Park St., Wiggins, will host a free seminar, "The Seal of God," March 22-27, 7pm - 8pm nightly. Following the seminar each evening, there will be free pizza available for attendees. For more information call 228- 313-3334. Learn to Drive The annual Summer Learn to Drive Program at the University of Southern Mississippi will be held June 8-26 on the Hattiesburg cam- pus. The program is open to students ages 14 and entering into the ninth grade and older. For more information or to register call Jewel Adams at 6Ol-266-5358. Exercise Class The Strong Bones, Strong Women exercise classes meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Wiggins at the Stone County Rehab Center at 9am and at the McHenry Community Building in McHenry at 1o:3oam. The classes are for osteoporosis pre- vention and muscle strengthening. For more information call 6Ol- 928-5286. 5K Race The Reflections Team at Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College's Perkinston camps will host the Walters Family 5K race on Saturday, April 18, to help raise funds to assist with cur- rent and future medical bills for Brooks Waiters. Check-in is set for 8am at the Bell Tower on the Perkinston Campus and the race will begin at 8:3oam. Entry fee is $20. For more informa- tion call Reba Ragan at 601-528-2539 or Ana- Claire Graham at 6Ol- 467-7212. Class Reunion The Stone High gradu- ating classes of 1985 and 1986 will hold a class reunion on Friday, April 24 at the Golden Nugget Casino in Biloxi and on Saturday, April 25 at the Stone County Fairground's exhibit building. Organizers ask class members to visit the reunion page on Facebook for more information and to RSVP. (Stone County High School Classes of 1985 & 1986, Wiggins, MS) Photos Needed The Stone County Enterprise will be pub- lishing a looth year anniversary special edi- tion in 2o16. In prepara- tion for this special pub- lication the Enterprise staff is asking readers to search through their albums, boxes and com- puters for photographs from 1916 to present. We are interested in everything from Homecoming Queen, Parades, Festivals, Sports, Businesses, Founding Families, Military, Communities, etc. Digital photos may be emailed with a cap- tion to news@stonecountyen- Original photos may be brought into our office at 143 S. First St., Wiggins where they will be immediately scanned and returned. The Stone County Enterprise welcomes your Area Briefs, they are accepted by fax, email or you may drop them off at the office at 143 First St. We do not accept them by phone. Deadline for Area Briefs is Monday at lO:OO a.m. For more information cal 6o1- 928-48o2 or email edi- tor@ stonecountyenter- YoU Want the for Your I We Dr. Mark Holland Dr. Andrew Huffman We Carry ( Pon \ "2-Night R'ee Vaoation!" W. Wiggins J