Sumter County


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Deadlines are Monday at Noon.

Email them to
or drop them off at 210 S. Washington St. in Livingston across from the old courthouse square with a contact phone number. We can not take anything over the phone due to company policy.


Belmont Day
Once again we will be celebrating our Annual Belmont High School Day on Tues., July 4 at 4 p.m. at Belmont Park, U.S. Army Corp of Engineers, Belmont Park Road, Coatopa. Come help us to make this a joyful and blessed occasion to remember. Special guests will be Belmont High School Class of 1965. All donations will be appreciated. For Additional information Contact: Minister Velma Wright at (334) 216-5128 or Mrs. Jerry Hale at (205) 652-7896

Save the Date---Free Backpack and School Supply Give-away
Free Backpack and school supply give-away set for July 29 at Sumter Central High School. Angie’s Caring Hearts Foundation, Inc. and several local organizations will distribute backpacks with school supplies to all students in the Sumter County Public School System. Angie’s Caring Hearts Foundation of York applied for and received grants from the Alpha Kappa Alpha Educational Advancement Foundation of Chicago, Illinois and The Mapp Family Foundation of Fairhope, Alabama. Along with these two grants and donations from the Heart Group of The Eastern Shores in Fairhope, Alabama and several local organizations, backpacks and school supplies will be purchased for approximately 1,600 students (the estimated enrollment in the Sumter County Public school system). All Sumter County Public School students are encouraged to come by to pick up their backpack.

Ruby Pickens Tartt Public Library Summer Reading Program Events
Ruby Pickens Tartt Public Library, 206 Monroe Street Livingston, Summer Reading Program Events:
June 29 - Make a bird house (10:00) Ages 6 & up
June 30 - End SRP Ron Anglin (10:00) All ages, Last day for Reading Log Entries
Call (205) 652-2349 and ask for Ms. Jenna for more information.

17th Annual Marcus Campbell Future Star Basketball Camp June 27-28
It's free for 5th-12th grade students, both boys and girls. Registration is at 8 a.m. on the 27th at Sumter Central.

6th Annul Congress Job Fair
On, Thur., Aug. 3 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the University of West Alabama, Hughes Gym, 100 U.S. Hwy. 11, Livingston, Congresswoman Terri A. Sewell (D-AL) will welcome jobseekers from across West Alabama to her 6th Annual Congressional Job Fair. The event will also bring together employers from a variety of career sectors and locations throughout the 7th Congressional District.

UA Dept. of Communicative Disorders Needs Volunteers
Adult volunteers (18 years or older) needed for a hearing study conducted by the Department of Communicative Disorders at the University of Alabama. Testing will take place on Fri., July 7 10 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Sumter County Public Health Department. Testing will take approximately 45 minutes to complete. A gift card will be provided. For more information or to schedule an appointment contact Dr. Marcia Hay-McCutcheon at or 205-348-4572.

Mt. Pleasant Baptist Revival & Homecoming
Annual revival services to be held at Mt. Pleasant Baptist, Panola beginning Mon., June 26 - Fri., June 30, 7:30 p.m. Guest Evangelist for the week is Rev. Alphonso Bowen, Pastor of New Mt. Mariah Baptist Church, Nanafalia. Come and be blessed. Annual homecoming services will be Sun., July 2 at 11 a.m. The guest Evangelist will be Elder Perry Stanton, Pastor of House of God Church of The Living God, Canton, Miss. Rev. Douglas Newton, Pastor.

Sunlight Baptist Church Homecoming & Revival
We, your brothers and sisters in Christ at Sunlight Baptist Church, Epes, cordially invite you to our annual homecoming celebration and revival services. Regular service will begin Sun., July 2 at 10 a.m. with Sunday school followed by the worship service at 11 a.m. Homecoming services will begin at 3 p.m. Revival services will be Mon., July 3- Wed., July 5 at 7 p.m. Derric Jones, Pastor.

Leron McClaine 10th Annual Free All Star Football and Cheer Camp
The Leron McClaine 10th Annual Free All Star Football and Cheer Camp, 429 W.M. Branch Hights, Eutaw will be Sat., July 8 with registration 8-8:45 a.m. and camp 8 a.m. - 1 p.m. Camp hydration talk will be 8:45 a.m. - 9 a.m. Football Skills and Cheer Camp 9 a.m.- 1 p.m. Ages 6-15 for boys and 6-15 for girls. Sign up for early registration by sending your child’s name and age to For more information visit or call 205-614-3244.

Praise Nation Worship Center Bible study & Basketball
Praise Nation Worship Center, 3806 Dove 2, Cuba, will have Bible Study and Basketball at 6 p.m. on the last Wednesday each month.

VFW Post 5377 Meeting
Attention All Members of VFW Post 5377 and all veterans who are eligible for membership in our organization. This announcement is to inform you that our next regularly scheduled meeting will be held on July 13 at 6 p.m. in the conference room located in the Basement of BWMH. If you meet the requirements for membership this would be and ideal time for you to come out and join the VFW and become a team member in the Nations oldest Veterans organization.

Morningstar Baptist Church Homecoming Program
The Morningstar Baptist Church, Livingston, cordially invite you to their annual homecoming program. The program will be held Sun., July 9 beginning at 1:30 p.m. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Rev. Charlie Moore, pastor of the First Baptist Church, Livingston, along with his choir and congregation.



Arts Council Hosting Concert featuring REWIND of the Shoals
The Two Rivers Arts Council is hosting a concert featuring REWIND of the Shoals on Friday, July 14 at 6:30 p.m. at the Demopolis Civic Center.
REWIND of the Shoals is a ten piece Oldies/Motown band which prides itself in providing quality entertainment for all occasions. The band is a very versatile and multi-talented group, performing the most requested hits from the sixties, seventies and eighties as well as many other top 40 hits from yesterday's charts. REWIND of the Shoals features both male and female vocalists, keyboards, bass, percussion, guitar and a five-piece horn section consisting of three trumpets, a trombone, and a saxophone.
If you are looking for that nostalgic 60's/Motown sound, they have it. If you just want to "Rock", they do that and 70's disco. The band is comprised of some of the most talented, respected and dedicated musicians around. They are all very passionate about music and love to perform. The group always elicits a very enthusiastic response and will do whatever it takes to make sure the audience is pleased.
Tickets are $10 at the door and arts council member’s admission is included in the annual membership. Bring your own beverage or favorite spirits. Light hors d'oeuvres will be provided. For more information, contact Judy at 334.295.4254.