The Montgomery County Extension Service will have a free ATV Rider course at 9:45 a.m. on March 13.Registration for the course is from 9 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. and is open to students ages 10 through 18.This will be a hands-on, half a day ATV rider course that will offer participants an opportunity to increase their safety knowledge and to practice basic riding skills in a controlled environment under direct supervision of a licensed instructor.For more information and to sign up, please contact Anna Austin at the Extension Office at 283-4133.
The National Active & Retired Federal Employee Association (NARFE) will meet Thursday, February 28 at the Hilton Garden Inn on Highway 12 East in Starkville.Door open at 11:00 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30. This month’s guest speakers will be Dr. Sue Minchew and Dr. Lynn Reinschmiedt, past and current presidents of the Friends of the Library Board.All active and retired federal employees are encouraged to attend the meeting.
- MONTGOMERY COUNTY EXTENSION SERVICE QUICK BITES FOR FEBRUARY
Dr. Beth Baker, Assistant Extension Professor, Forestry, Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture will present Farm Bill 101 on Thursday, February 28 from noon until 1 p.m.Do you have questions about basic understanding of Farm Bill conservations programs for landowners?Join Dr. Baker as she provides information about these programs that will assist landowners with technical and financial assistance for basic land management.
We are approaching the 2019 election cycle. Candidate qualifying begins on January 2, 2019, at 8 AM and ends on March 1, 2019, at 5 PM.
Party candidates for county offices qualify with the Circuit Clerk by the payment of a $100 qualifying fee, payable to the respective party. Independent candidates qualify with the Circuit Clerk by the payment of a $100 qualifying fee and the filing of a petition containing the signatures of a required number of qualified voters, depending on the office you are seeking.
APRIL 1ST IS THE DEADLINE FOR ANYONE WHO IS FILING HOMESTEAD FOR THE FIRST TIME OR WHO HAS HAD A CHANGE IN HOMESTEAD STATUS
It will not be necessary for anyone to come in and refile, unless there has been a change in homestead status for either spouse before January 1st of this year, for example;
NEW DEED ON HOMESTEAD PROPERTY
BECOME DISABLED (husband or wife)
AGE 65 OR OLDER
Must bring proof such as driver’s license or birth certificate
DEATH OF SPOUSE
PURCHASED NEW HOME
PUBLIC HEARING NOTICE
Montgomery County Homeowner Rehabilitation Project
The Lodi-Minerva Road Volunteer Fire Department will have a community garage sale and auction Saturday, November 17 at the home of Dorothy and Redell Coffey, 1765 Lodi Road, Kilmichael. The garage sale will be from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. and the auction will be from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Proceeds will go toward the building a new fire station.
On November 12, 2018, a Veterans Day Program will be held at 9:30 a.m. at the Montgomery County Courthouse, sponsored by the American Legion Post 52-DAV Chapter 54 and the Thomas Rodney Chapter MSSDAR. In addition to the annual observance program, the Winona Garden Club, in conjunction with the Thomas Rodney Chapter MSSDAR, will hold a dedication ceremony for the placement of a Blue Star Memorial marker on the courthouse grounds. This marker honors all armed forces who have defended the United States of America.
The Montgomery County Horse Club will hold a "Basic Horsemanship" workshop for Montgomery County 4-Hers at Charlotte Williams' arena on Fisher Crossing Road on Saturday, October 27th from 9:00 a.m.- 12:00 noon. Contact extension agent, Amy Ware, for more information at 662-283-4133.
The fall session of Mississippi Forestry Commission's Prescribed Burning Short Course will be held from 9 a.m. until 5 p.m. on September 19 and 20 at the Hilton Garden Inn, 975 Highway 12 East, Starkville. The Prescribed Burning Short Course is open to the public and designed for anyone wishing to become a Certified Prescribed Burn Manager in Mississippi. Space for the workshop is limited, and registration is required. Visit http://bit.ly/PBSFall18 to fill out the registration form.
There will be a benefit for Alicia Hensley's funeral expenses Sunday, Sept. 9 at the Stewart Fire Department. There will be gospel singing, hamburgers and hot dogs at noon, cake walk and toy walk at 4 p.m., silent auction on various items with winners announced at 6 p.m., and $1 chances on $100 and 5 chances for $20 on Ruger 10/22 rifle.
The Crossroads Jackpot Lamb/Goat Show will be held on Saturday, September 8, 2018 at the Montgomery County Coliseum. Weigh-in will be from 8-10a.m., and the show will begin at 11:30a.m.
The Governor's Job Fair Network, Greenwood-Leflore County Chamber of Commerce and Greenwood-Leflore-Carroll Economic Development Foundation is hosting the Greenwood-Leflore Area Job Fair from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Quick Bites for the month of August via video video conference at the extension office during the noon hour:
-On Thursday, August 23, 2018, Dr. Jamie Varner, Extension instructor, Center for Technology Outreach will introduce some useful apps and tech tips for your smartphone. The class will look at apps to help with productivity, shopping, as well as saving at the stores you visit often.
1) Qualifying period of Consolidated/Consolidated Line School District Trustees: Begin Qualifying Wednesday, August 8, 2018; qualifying deadline, Friday, September 7, 2018