Community Calendar

January 8

A new ten week exercise class will begin on Monday, January 8 at Forest Baptist Church.  The meeting time is 8:30 – 9:30 a.m. every Monday and Friday.  The charge is $10.00 for the ten week session. The program emphasizes strength and flexibility, fall and recovery techniques and the proper way of standing and sitting.  All ages are invited to participate in the program. The leaders of the class are Lorry Blackwell, Gwen Emmons and Carolyn Fountain who teach the class on a rotational basis. For further information, please call 601-469-4863.

January 8

Walnut Grove Area Neighborhood Watch will kick off the free 2018 Class on Monday, January 8 at the Walnut Grove Fire Station at 6:00 pm. “Even if you have been through the training in years past, this is a good refresher,” said instructor/WG Police Chief Kevin Polk.

You do not have to live in Walnut Grove to participate.  All are welcome.   If interested in attending, please call the Municipal Clerk’s office at Town Hall at 601-253-2321 or Walnut Grove Police Chief Kevin Polk at 601-253-0045 to leave name and phone number.

For Walnut Grove Area Neighborhood Watch Alerts, Class or Event info, text to your phone please text WGNW to 888-777. Chairman of Walnut Grove Area Neighborhood Watch is Linda Bounds. 


January 13

The Excel Learning Center in Morton will offer a CPR class on Saturday, January 13, 9:00 a.m. to noon.  The Heartsaver CPR/AED class is designed for persons planning to become certified in CPR and for those renewing their CPR certification.  Sister Pat Clemen, RN, BSN, will be the instructor.  Fee for this CPR training is $35.  Registrations are due January 8.

To register for this CPR class, stop at the Excel Learning Center, 383 South 4th Street, Morton, or call 601-732-1800.   

January 14

The  award winning, Southern gospel group, The Perry's will be in concert at Salem Baptist Church, 2380 Salem Rd, Lake, MS, Sunday, Jan 14th, 6:00 pm.  Everyone is invited to attend.  For more information please call 601-775-8272. 


January 18

Conversational Spanish classes will be offered at the Excel Community and Learning Center in Morton.  Basic Level I classes will be offered on Thursdays, January 18 to April 5, 5:00-6:30 p.m. 

Luis Cartagena will be the instructor for this twelve-week course.  The cost for the course is $95.  CEU’s are available for students taking this Spanish class.

To register for the Conversational Spanish class, contact the Excel Learning Center by January 12.  Excel is located at 383 South Fourth Street, Morton.  For further information, please call 601-732-1800.