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The following people were arrested of felony charges during a 24-hour period ending at 5 p.m. Sunday.
Lee County-Tupelo Adult Jail
- Mwamba Vaughn, 25, of 703 S. Canal St., Tupelo, is charged by the Mississippi Highway Patrol with possession of crack cocaine. Bond has not been set.
- Henery L. Hellestine, 22, of 500 Barnes St., Tupelo, is charged by the MHP with possession of crack cocaine. Bond has not been set.
Verona City Jail
- No felony arrests were reported.
A new Gamblers Anonymous group will begin meeting Jan. 7. Meetings will be held at 7 p.m. every Monday at the Lee Acres Church of Christ annex building, located at 1400 South Lawndale in Tupelo. For more information, call 841-7566.
Altrusa International Inc. of Tupelo will meet at 6 p.m. today at the Riley home in Shannon for their Christmas party.
Project Homestead of Lee County will meet at noon Tuesday at the Girl Scout office in Tupelo. For more information, call Kay Harrelson at 844-0013.
AARP meet at 2 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Lee County Library.
ACTS - Alcohol Chemical Treatment Series - is a curriculum based, self-help, recovery and educational program for anyone wanting to recover from alcohol or drugs, and their families. ACTS meets from 6 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday at 1445 E. Main St., Suite B, in Tupelo. ACTS is free. For more information, call 842-1929.
Al-Anon is a fellowship of friends and relatives of alcoholics. The group has meetings at several locations throughout Tupelo: 8 p.m. Sundays, Mondays and Thursdays, Rehab Center on Pegram Drive; 8 p.m. Tuesdays, First United Methodist Church's old BellSouth building and First Presbyterian Church; Tupelo Peace Seekers at noon Wednesdays at Calvary Baptist Church; and at noon Fridays at Calvary Baptist Church. For more information, call 844-0374 or (888) 425-2666.
Alateen is a fellowship of children of alcoholics. The group meets at 8 p.m. every Sunday at the Rehab Center, 615 Pegram Drive, Tupelo.
Alcoholics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women working to solve their common problem of alcoholism. There are no dues or fees. Meetings are held daily at several locations in Tupelo: Sundays - 9 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., 306 S. Broadway; 8 p.m., Rehab Center on Pegram Drive. Mondays - noon and 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 414 Main St.; noon and 5:30 p.m., 306 S. Broadway; 5:30 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church, 1601 President St.; Tuesdays - noon, First United Methodist Church; noon, Calvary Baptist Church in Tupelo, enter rear door of gym, far left room; 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., 306 S. Broadway; 6 p.m., All Saints Episcopal Church; 8 p.m., First Presbyterian Church. Wednesdays - noon, 5:30 p.m., 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., 306 S. Broadway; noon, Cornerstone United Methodist Church. Thursdays - noon, First United Methodist Church; 5:30 p.m., 306 S. Broadway; noon, Calvary Baptist Church in Tupelo, enter rear door of gym, far left room; 8 p.m., Regional Rehabilitation Center; 8 p.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church. Fridays - noon, First Presbyterian Church; noon and 8 p.m., First United Methodist Church; 5:30 p.m., 306 S. Broadway; Saturdays - 8 a.m., Cornerstone United Methodist Church; noon, 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m., 306 S. Broadway. All meetings are subject to change. For more information, call 844-0374.
Daniel Health Care Complex in Fulton sponsors an Alzheimer's Support Group for family members of those with Alzheimer's disease. The group meets at 6 p.m. the third Tuesday of each month at the Daniel Health Care Complex conference room. For more information, call Kay Painter or Wanda Stephens at 862-2165 from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday through Friday.
A Batterers Support/Therapy Group meets at 6 p.m. every Thursday except the last Thursday of each month. Call 841-9138 for location.
The Belmont Chess Club, an official affiliate of the United States Chess Federation, meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at the American Legion Building on Valley Road. Newcomers welcome. For more information, call Stanley Holloway at 438-6400, Brian Credille at 454-7367 or Mark Chumbley at 454-7961.
BRIDGES Mental Health Association of Mississippi offers educational opportunities and support groups free of charge to residents living with mental illness. The education part of the program is a 14-week course based on two principals - learning about facts and learning about feelings. The support groups are facilitated by trained class members from the educational course and are open to anyone with a diagnosis of mental illness. The groups provide opportunities to learn and practice coping skills. For more information, call Judy at 690-6791 or Robert at 844-0635.
Children Don't Come With Instructions is the name of free parenting classes held at the Mantachie Clinic. For more information or to sign up, call 282-4226.
Co-Dependents Anonymous meets at noon every Wednesday in Classroom I at the North Mississippi Medical Center Wellness Center in Tupelo.
A Congestive Heart Failure Support Group meets at 10 a.m. every Tuesday at the North Mississippi Medical Center's Heart Institute on the third floor of the East Tower. For more information, call 841-4768.
Disabled American Veterans meets at 6 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the DAV Building on the corner of Veterans and Eason boulevards.
A Domestic Violence Support Group meets at 6 p.m. every Tuesday. Call 841-9138 for location.
The Exchange Club of Tupelo meets at 6:45 a.m. every Friday at the Ramada Inn Restaurant.
Food Addicts Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Monday at West Jackson Street Baptist Church. For more information, call 844-4583.
Grand Slam Duplicate Bridge Club meets at 1 p.m. every Wednesday at the Bel-Air Center in Tupelo. To locate a partner or for more information, call Marian Collins at 842-5331 or Louise Jones at 842-8992.
The Magnolia Dulcimer Club meets on the first and third Monday of each month in Corinth and the second and fourth Tuesday in Booneville. For meeting sites, times and additional information, call (662) 286-9404, (66) 365-5000 or (662) 728-4454.
Mothers and Others is a group of moms and their young children who get together from 10 a.m. to noon every Monday at St. James Catholic Church to play and visit. The group is nondenominational. For more information, call Dana Martin at 680-4788.
Narcotics Anonymous is a fellowship of men and women who have a problem with drugs. The only requirement for membership is the desire to stop using. Meetings are held at 6 p.m. Monday; noon and 7:30 p.m. Tuesday; noon and 6 p.m. Wednesday; noon and 7:30 p.m. Thursday; noon and 7:30 p.m. Friday; 7:30 p.m. and 11 p.m. (candlelight meeting) Saturday; and 1 p.m. and 8 p.m. (basic text study) Sunday. All meetings are at 211 1/2 Court St., just south of the old Lee County Courthouse.
National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence is a non-profit organization that offers recovery support group information, referral to treatment, recovery bookstore and professional workshops. The office is located at 200 North Spring Street in Tupelo. For more information, call 841-0403 or (800) NCA CALL or check the website at www.msncadd.org.
The North Mississippi Chess Club meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Books-A-Million. For more information, call 844-8066 after 5 p.m. and ask for Jeff or call 678-1631 and ask for Jack.
The North Mississippi Dulcimer Association meets on the first and third Mondays of each month in Corinth; the second and fourth Mondays in Booneville; the second and fourth Thursdays in Oxford and the second and fourth Tuesdays in Ripley. Instructions are available at all meetings. Good jam sessions are open to all players and listeners. Call 662-728-5448 for meeting sites, times, and additional information.
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Tuesday at the New Albany Presbyterian Church. OA is a fellowship of individuals who share a desire to stop compulsive eating. There are no weigh-ins, dues or fees. For more information, call 534-9692, 837-3732 or 842-7137.
Overeaters Anonymous meets at 7 p.m. every Thursday at the Gloster Street Church of Christ annex in Tupelo. For more information, call 842-7137.
Project Homestead of Lee County is a group of community members coming together to promote safety, permanence and well-being for all people of Lee County. Meetings are held at noon the third Thursday of each month at the Longtown Medical Park in Tupelo.
A Sexual Addiction Support Group meets in Tupelo. For more information, call 841-0403.
A Sexual Assault Support Group meets at 11 a.m. every Tuesday at 105 Clark Place. Call 841-9138.
S.O.A.R. Survivors of Abuse Recovery is a therapy group for adults who experienced abuse as children. The group meets from 5:30 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday. There is no charge. To sign up or for more information, call Missy Jackson at the Mantachie Clinic at 282-4226.
Support Group for Women meets at 6:30 p.m. the third Monday of each month at the New Providence M.B. Church in Tupelo. Discussion topics varies. For more information, call Jessie Gilmore at 566-8937.
T.A.A.P. (Teen Addiction Awareness Program) meets from 4 to 5:30 p.m. every Tuesday and Thursday at the National Council on Alcoholism and Drug Dependence building, 200 N. Spring St., Tupelo. The program is free for teens age 13-18. There will be educational sessions on every aspect of drug and alcohol use and abuse. For more information, call NCADD at 841-0403.