Upcoming Events (May 31st, 2019)

Published 11:58 am Tuesday, May 28, 2019

June 1

Bethany Baptist Church (corner of Eureka and Hubbard Rds.) will host a picnic for Veterans, First Responders, and all Law Enforcement from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on the grounds of the church, or in the fellowship hall if raining. Everyone and their families are cordially invited to attend. Plenty of food and Gospel Bluegrass music. Pastor is Tim Ellis. Call 934-6155 for information.

June 4

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Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc., Upsilon Iota Omega Chapter presents an Asset and Wealth Accumulation Financial Literacy Workshop from 6 to 7 p.m. at First Security Bank Trust Building, 275 Hwy. 6 West, Batesville. The presenter is Kerry Temple, FSB Branch President/loan officer. The event is open to the public. Lite refreshments will be served and door prizes given away. For more information call563-9311 or email akauiochapter@gmail.com.

June 5

Sardis will have a Pop-up Farmers Market at the Pavilion downtown from 3 to 7 p.m. Call City Hall to be a vender, 487-2371.

June 8

The second Panola County Juneteenth will be held Saturday, June 8, at noon on Main Street in Sardis. If you would like to be a vendor, email panolacountyjuneteeth@gmail.com.

June 11

The NAACP will meet from 6 to 8 p.m. in the large meeting room of the Batesville Public Library.

June 15

There will be a Political Rally at Blackjack Community Center on Blackjack Rd. for all political candidates starting at 9:30 a.m. Please let organizers know if you want to speak by calling 563-7060.

Ongoing Meetings

Panola County Alcoholics Anonymous meetings are held at Batesville First United Methodist Church at noon daily. For information call 234-8585.

Celebrate Recovery With Jesus will meet each Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. at Victory Independent Baptist Church on Hwy. 51S, two-and-a-half miles south of Batesville on the right. Bring all your hurts, habits, and hang-ups. Call 209-7773 for more information.

The South Panola Class of 1979 is planning its 40th year reunion

for Oct. 19. Contact 934-7281, 934-1272, or 703-0171 for more information or to help in the planning. All persons with connections to this class are urged to call. The reunion date is the day after the South Panola High School homecoming game in the fall.

July 13

The Dreamriders will sponsor its annual Kids Day at the Lake, Saturday, July 13, beginning at 11 a.m. All children are 18 are welcome to enjoy refreshments, games, bouncy houses and see sights like the Lifeflight helicopter if it is available.


Gymnastics for kids is held 5-6 p.m. for ages 4-6 and 6-6:45 p.m.for ages 7 and up. Class follows the South Panola school schedule. Call 710-6121 for information.

The Sons of the Confederate Veterans meets monthly on the first Monday at 7 p.m. at Batesville Public Library. Call 934-6211 for information.

Al-Anon support group for family and friends of alcoholics will meet at 8 p.m. at First United Methodist Church.

Domestic Violence Recovery support group meets. Call 654-9419 for information.


The Panola County Election Commissioners meet the first Tuesday of each month at the Batesville Courthouse at 2 p.m.

The American Legion meets the third Tuesday of every month at the VFW at 5:30 p.m.

The Panola County Humane Society meets the fourth Tuesday of every month at the Batesville Public Library at 5:30 p.m.

Panola County Cancer Relief Organization meets the second Tuesday of each month at the Batesville Public Library at 6 p.m.

Al-Anon Serenity Group meets Tuesdays at 6:30 p.m. at Oxford University United Methodist Church, 424 S. Tenth St., Oxford. Take the Tyler St. entrance.


Batesville VFW Post 4968 and Auxiliary meets the first Thursday of every month at the VFW building at 6 p.m


Every third Saturday of the month, the Batesville Lions Club will have Karaoke Night starting at 6 p.m. Music starts at 7 p.m. at the Lions Club building off Tiger Drive.