Community Events

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Free Medical Clinic

The Living Healthy Free Medical Clinic provides free medical treatment for residents who have no insurance and are unable to pay. The clinic welcomes adults and children age 12 and up.

The clinic is located at 2601 Getwell Road, Suite 3 next to Physician's Urgent Care. During the months of November and December only, it is open 1-5 p.m. the first Wednesday and the third Saturday. The regular schedule of the second Wednesday and fourth Saturday will resume in January.

Services are provided by volunteer medical and clerical personnel. For more information or to volunteer, e-mail and include phone number or e-mail address.

Fish on Friday

From 4 to 6 p.m. every Friday, the Easom Foundation will sell eat-in or carry-out farm-fed catfish dinners for $6 to support the hot meals program. The meal includes coleslaw or salad, French fries or roasted potatoes, hush puppies, catfish and a dessert.

The Easom Foundation is located in the Easom Community Center, formerly South Corinth School, behind Taco Bell.

VFW Post 3962

VFW Post 3962 will host Line Dancing every Wednesday night from 6-8 p.m. Cost is $5 per person and $8 per couple. Spaghetti plates are available for $4.50

The Post will host its monthly meetings at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month with a pot luck supper to follow. The VFW and VFW Auxiliary will have a joint meeting the same night at 7 p.m.

The Post is located at 1 Purdy School Road in Corinth. For more information call 662-287-6106.

Art Competition

High school students from throughout Alcorn, Prentiss, Tippah, Tishomingo and Union counties submitted work into Northeast Mississippi Community College's annual High School Art Competition. Entrants will compete in five separate categories.

Competition entries are currently on display in the college's Anderson Hall Art Gallery. The exhibit runs through March 19. Gallery hours are Monday through Thursday, 8 a.m. through 3 p.m.

For more information contact Terry Anderson at 662-720-7336 or

Bishop Activity Center

Bishop Activity Center events for the week of March 18-22:

Monday — Program: Habits of Happy People presented by Lakisha Thompson with Humana; Tuesday — Doctor Day, shopping day at Dollar General; Wednesday — Bible Study by Jackie Calvert from Oakland Baptist Church; Thursday — Bingo by Bishop Center; Friday —Hour of Power Ministry by James and Naomi Spears, Doctor Day.

Senior citizens are 60 and above are welcome and encouraged to attend. For more information call 662-287-3525.

Hee Haw Show

The McNairy County Hee Haw Show moves to the Corinth Coliseum in downtown Corinth on Friday and Saturday, March 15-16. The show starts at 6:30 p.m. Admission is $7 for adults, $3 for kids 7-12 and six and under are admitted free. All proceeds go the the American Cancer Society.

ACREPM Meeting

Alcorn County Retired Education Personnel of MS (ACREPM) will meet at 10 a.m. on Monday, March 18 conference room at the Corinth Library. Plans for the District 1 spring meeting to be held in Corinth will be made at this meeting. All members are urged to attend.

Colorado Trip

Get ready for the trip of the summer. Selmer Senior Center will present a trip to Denver, The Majestic Rockies and Colorado Springs for six days, five nights on June 10-15. Airfare is included on this trip so there is limited availability. Please call and reserve a place today. Deposits are due upon signing. Payments are due in full by March 25. Call Rowena at Selmer Senior Center at 731-645-7843 for more information.

Childcare Provider Training

The MSU Extension Service in Alcorn County will offer a Childcare Provider Training Thursday, March 21 from 5-7 p.m. The program topic will be "Creating a Print Rich Environment." This training is for childcare providers needing contact hours; participants will receive two hours. The class is free but registration is required. Seating is limited. Please call the Extension office at 286-7756 for more information or to register.

Wild Game Supper

Holly Baptist Church will host its Second Annual Wild Game Supper at 6:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 23. Returning guest speaker is Brad Clay of Oklahoma, founder of Final Descent Outdoors, a TV outdoorsman show that airs on the Pursuit Channel. There will be a dinner and door prizes. Admission is free. Registration requested at or call 662-286-3474.

NAACP Reunion

The NAACP Reunion / Homecoming Committee will meet the second Monday of each month at 6 p.m. at the John Street Community Center.

The next meeting is Monday, April 8 and is open to the public for community input and participation. Everyone's support is needed and young people are encouraged to get involved.

The reunion will be held July 5-7 this year.

No Time Flatt Concert

The award-winning Bluegrass band No Time Flatt will be performing at 6:30 p.m. on Friday, March 29 at the Corinth Civic Center Coliseum. The concert is free with registration for the Mississippi Christian Convention.

Cost is $5 a person or maximum $15 per family. Register on Facebook at magnoliastatechurchplanners or call 662-286-5473 for a written form. Registration for this non-denominational convention will give people access to the concert, book signings, worship, fellowship and more.

Booking Signing

Charlie Crowe, author of The Adventures of June Bug Johnson, will be sharing tales from June Bug Johnson on Friday night, March 29 and Saturday morning, March 30 at the Corinth Civic Coliseum. There will also be a free book signing with purchase of the book. This is another free event that comes with registration for the Mississippi Christian Convention. Registration is just $5 a person, maximum $15 a family on Facebook at Magnoliastatechurchplanners or by calling 662-286-5473. The Mississippi Christian Convention is a non- denominational convention with concerts, worship, main speakers, workshops and more.

Michie School Alumni Reunion

The annual Michie School Alumni Reunion will be held Saturday, April 6 in the Michie School Cafeteria. Doors open at 4:30 p.m. and a potluck meal will be served at 5 p.m.

All Michie alumni, spouses and guests are welcome to attend. Please bring a favorite dish and join alumni for great memories, food and fun.

Easom Fellowship Dinner

The next monthly Easom Foundation Fellowship Dinner will be held at 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Sunday, April 7 at the Easom Community Center located at 700 S. Crater Street. Cost is $10 for adults and all carry-outs and $5 for children under nine for dine-in only.

The menu prepared by Chef Ben Betts includes fried chicken, baked chicken, roast beef and gravy, dressing, green beans, fried okra, glazed sweet potatoes, red velvet cake and banana pudding.

For tickets or more information contact Ernestine Hollins at 662-643-8024 or Sam Crayton at 404-386-3359.

Chair Yoga

St. Paul's Episcopal Church will host chair yoga every Thursday at 10 a.m. Please use the side entrance. Chair yoga is gentle enough for everybody and challenging enough to provide a good workout. All ages and activity levels are welcome.

Just Plain Country

Live band Just Plain Country performs every Saturday from 7-10 p.m. at the Tishomingo County Fairgrounds in Iuka. Join for a night of dancing and clean, family fun. Only $5 admission to help cover expenses.

Sharing Hearts

Sharing Hearts is an adult care program offering a one day a week day care for adults suffering from Alzheimer's or any other form of dementia. Volunteers and participants meet each Tuesday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at First Baptist Church, located at 501 Main Street in Corinth. For more information, call Melinda Grady at 662-808-2206.

The program is designed to offer caregivers a day of rest and their family members a day of caring supervision along with music, games, lunch, exercise and crafts, all designed to entertain and provide social interaction.

Legacy Hospice

Legacy Hospice is looking for caring and compassionate volunteers to spend time with patients and families in the surrounding area to provide companionship, friendship, and support to patients and families.

Volunteers are also need in our office to place phone calls, file, make gifts for our patients and participate in community event. Volunteering is a great way to enhance resumes and gain community service hours. For more information and to volunteer, contact Summer Burcham, Volunteer Coordinator, at 662-286-5333 or

Exercise Class

The Boys and Girls Club is holding an exercise class for women on Monday and Wednesday nights at 6:15 p.m.

Gloria's Country Line Dancers

Gloria's Country Line Dance lessons will be held for advanced and beginners from 6-8 p.m. each Tuesday night at the American Legion Post 6 located on South Tate Street.


The Steelworkers Organization of Active Retirees "SOAR" will have regular monthly meetings every second Wednesday at 10 a.m. at the Union Hall. These are retirees of Intex-MS Polymer Plastic's Plant.

American Legion Post 6

• American Legion Post 6, located on South Tate St. will have Bingo every Tuesday and Friday. Tuesday doors open at 10 a.m. and games begin at noon. Friday doors will open at 4 p.m. and games will begin at 6:30 p.m. A full concession stand will be available. Senior Bingo will be held at 10 a.m. every Monday for $5. Lunch is provided.

• American Legion Post 6 will hold their monthly meeting at 6 p.m. with a potluck meal on the 2nd Thursday of each month.

Cross City Piecemakers Quilt Guild

The Cross City Piecemakers Quilt Guild will meet at 1 p.m. on the 3rd Thursday of each month at the Extension Center (next to the Crossroads Arena). All are welcome. For more information, contact Gail at 662-287-7136.