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(Editor's Note: Community Events need to be submitted at least two weeks prior to the event. Submit to news@dailycorinthian.com.)

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. It is open 1-5 p.m. the second Wednesday and the fourth Saturday every month.

Services are provided by volunteer medical and clerical personnel. For more information or to volunteer, e-mail freemedicalclinic14@gmail.com 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.

Bishop Activity Center

Bishop Activity Center events for the week of Oct. 1-5:

Wednesday -- Bible Study by Jackie Calvert; Thursday -- bingo, flu vaccines at Walgreen's; Friday -- NM Rural Legal Services.

Senior citizens age 60 and above and welcome and encouraged to attend.

UDC Meeting

The Corinth 333 Chapter of the UDC will have itsmonthly meeting at 1 p.m. on Wednesday, 0ct. 3 at the Corinth Library. Speaker will be Division President Pamela Mauldin. The public is welcome. For information call 662-223-9352.

NARFE Meeting

The National Active and Retired Federal Employees (NARFE) Jacinto Chapter 1879 will meet Thursday, Oct. 4 at 11:30 a.m. at the Dinner Bell in Corinth. All active and retired federal employees are urged to attend to support federal benefits.

Elks Kids Day

Corinth Elks Lodge 2573 located at 1521 Robertson Drive will hold its annual Kids Day and Drug Awareness on Saturday, Oct. 6 from 11a.m. - 4 p.m.

There will be hamburgers, hotdogs, chips and drinks. Law enforcement will be fingerprinting for the Child ID Program.

There will be games with prizes, petting zoo, pony rides, bounce houses and a mechanical bull.

All children are welcome and especially special needs children. It will be fun for the whole family.

Call 662-286-6790 after 4 p.m. for questions.

Benefit Yard Sale

There will be a Yard Sale at Bethlehem Baptist Church on Saturday, Oct. 6 to raise money for Samaritan's Purse Operation Christmas Child shoe boxes. The money raised will be used to purchase items to go into the shoe boxes and to help cover shipping costs.

There will be various items for sale, including all sizes of homemade rugs, furniture and household goods. The sale will be held rain or shine in the church's family life center.

It will start at 7 a.m. and go until. The church is located 10 miles west of Corinth by Chapman's Restaurant. The church address is 114 County Road 744, Walnut.

Mullins Family Reunion

The Mullins Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, Oct. 6 at the Eastview Civic Center. Doors open at 10 a.m. and bring a dish for a pot luck lunch, plenty of photos and family stories.

Fellowship Meal

The Easom Community Center Community Fellowship Meal will be held from noon to 2 p.m. on Sunday, Oct. 7. Cost is $10 for adults or $5 for children under nine. All carryouts are $10.

Menu includes fried chicken, baked chicken, pot roast, dressing, green beans, corn, onion/cucumber salad, strawberry cake, sweet potato pie, rolls and beverages.

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

Basket Weaving

MSU Extension in Alcorn County will offer a Basket Weaving class on Tuesday, Oct. 9 from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. at the Extension office. The registration fee is $28. Seating is limited. The deadline to register is Wednesday, Oct. 3. Must prepay to register. Call 286-7756 for more information.

Corinth Lions Club

The Corinth Lions Club will hold its semi- monthly luncheon on Thursday, Oct. 11 at Pizza Grocery. The meeting begins at noon and is Dutch Treat.

This month's speaker will be Heather Collums of the Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services.

The Department strives to provide services for Mississippians with disabilities. A variety of programs will be discussed including assistance to individuals with disabilities in regards to obtaining employment, retain employment and living independently.

The services provided Addie McBryde Hospital will also be part of the program.

Car Show

The Alcorn Career and Technology Center will host a Car Show from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13 at the center located at 2101 Norman Road in Corinth. Hamburgers and hot dogs will be sold and door prizes will be given away.

Entry fee is just $10 for adults and $7 for students. All proceeds will benefit ACTC student organizations.

Hispanic Heritage Month

Friends of the Park will host an Hispanic Heritage Month celebration at Tishomingo State Park from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 13.

There will be food vendors, arts and crafts, games and musicans.

The park will charge the usual entrance free of $4 per vehicle and 50 cents over six people per vehicle, but the events with the celebration will be free.

For more information, contact the park office at 662-438-6914.

Harvest Hustle 5K

Bethlehem Baptist Church will host the first annual Harvest Hustle 5K Fun Run/Walk and Costume Contest at 8:30 a.m. on Saturday, Oct. 20. The run will take place at the church located by Chapman's Restaurant.

All proceeds from the race will go to funding youth going to summer camp. The cost of the race is $20 until Oct. 1 and $25 thereafter. Registration will be open the morning of the race from 7:30 - 8:15. Call Rhonda Wilbanks at 662-213-7682 or email rfwilbanks@gmail.com for more information or for a copy of the registration form. See the even on FaceBook for more information.


Cemetery Tour

Tour the city's oldest cemetery and meet Corinth's greatest legends portrayed by locals at the 3rd Annual Historic Corinth Cemetery Tour presented by the Crossroads Museum.

Spotlighting notable figures from Corinth's past, the tour will be held at the Corinth City Cemetery at 602 Westview Drive and Cemetery Drive off U.S. Highway 72 in Corinth.

Set for Saturday, Oct. 27, from 4 to 6 p.m., and Sunday, Oct. 28, from 2 to 5 p.m., tour cost is $15 per person or $10 each for groups of four or more. Children age 8 and under will be free.

Each tour will feature 8 legends portrayed by locals. The tour will feature 4 returning favorite legends and 4 new legends with great stories to tell. Tour stops will be announced soon.

Each tour will last around 1 hour and includes some minor walking. Groups of 15-16 people leave every 15 minutes.

Tickets can be purchased at the gate, at the museum at 221 North Fillmore in downtown Corinth, by calling 662-287-3120 or online at tourcorinth.com.

VFW Post 3962

VFW Post 3962 will hold its monthly meetings at 6 p.m. on the third Thursday of each month with a Fellowship Brunch. The VFW and VFW Auxiliary will have a joint meeting at 7 p.m. The Post is located at 1 Purdy School Road in Corinth. For questions and more information call 662-287-6106.

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 summer.burcham@legacyhospice.net.

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 Friday. Doors will open at 4 p.m. with sales starting at 5:30 p.m. 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.

• American Legion Post 6 has Senior Bingo every Monday at 10 a.m. Cost is $5 for bingo and lunch with everyone welcome.

Musicians Needed

A volunteer opportunity is available for a guitar or banjo musician to play with a band as part of a nursing home ministry during special programs held at 2 p.m. twice a month at Cornerstone and Mississippi Care Center. For more information call 662-287-3560.

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.

Retired Railroaders

There will be a meeting for retired railroaders at 8 a.m. on the first Tuesday of each month at Martha's Menu Restaurant in downtown Corinth. Active railroaders are welcome.

Food Pantry/Clothes Closet

Antioch Baptist Church food pantry and clothes closet is open every 3rd Wednesday of the month from 6 to 6:30 p.m. The church is located at Alcorn County Road 518, Rienzi.

Checkers Players

Checkers players are needed, especially Intex retirees, to play from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Mondays at the American Steel Builders Union building across from Ability Works. For more information, call 662-728-5498.