Upcoming Events (June 7th, 2019)

Published 11:58 am Friday, June 7, 2019

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.

The Batesville Safe Shelter will have a fundraising Bake Sale at Tractor Supply Co. on Hwy. 6 East beginning at 8 a.m. Plenty or goodies to choose from and donations also accepted. The shelter provides temporary housing for women and children in danger of domestic abuse.

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The 10th Annual Showoff on the Square – open car show – will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. All makes and models of cars, trucks, race cars, motorcycles and other vehicles will be on the Square for public viewing. There is no admission charge. All proceeds from sponsors and entries benefit the Baptist Children’s Village and local needy families. Concessions will be available from Merea Ministries. For more info call Darrell Martin (561-5163) or Jerry Sides (901-413-5834).

New Beginnings Community Church will have a yard sale Saturday,  at 310 Hwy 6 West, Batesville from 8 a.m. until.

June 11

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

June 13

First Security Bank’s Community Development Program will present the program Secure Your Legacy! Free Heirs’ Property Session at 5:30 p.m. It will be held at the Concord-Macedonia Community Center, 8302 Curtis Road, Batesville. Presenters are Corey Williamson of McKenzie Haymans Law Firm and Gregory Franklin, realtor. The program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments and door prizes provided. Contact Belinda Morris at 662-563-9311 ext. 1130.

June 15

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

June 18

Batesville Dental Clinic, 113 Eureka St., will offer a Free Service Day for teachers and uninsured children. Basic and preventative dental care appointments are limited and a spot must be scheduled to take advantage of the offer. Call 563-7644 for an appointment.

June 20

First Security Bank’s Community Development Program will present a Homebuyer Education Class, Thursday, June 20 at 5:30 p.m. It will be held in the Charleston Public Library, 102 Walnut Street, Charleston. Presenters are Blane Breland, USDA-RD and Barbara Bonnell-Mortgage Loan Officer. Program is free and open to the public. Light refreshments a provided. Contact Belinda Morris at 662-563-9311 ext. 1130.

July 3

CPR First Aid Certification class Saturday, July 3, ffrom 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.  at Angel Adult Center, II, located at 8869 Highway 51 South in Courtland.  Call 561-9797 or e-mail jbflint.angel@gmail.com  for more information.

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.

July 20

The South Panola Class of 1965 will have its annual lunch Saturday, July 20, at noon at Batesville First Baptist church Family Life Center. For information, contact Jim Pitcock.

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.


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.