Calendar of Events

Cheal kick off Aug. 10 Christian Home Educators Association of Louisville will have their annual kickoff, Friday, August 10 at Northside Park in Philadelphia, 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. We will also have a curriculum/book swap/sell/ give away. Bring a sack lunch for your family and any books you would like to sell. Come join us for some fun!

If you’re new to homeschooling or a seasoned pro and want to join a support group consider joining CHEAL, http:// For more information call (662) 736-0914 or email

Friends of Dean Park meet August 11 The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. will hold its regular monthly meeting, Saturday, August 11, 2012, 11:00 a.m. The main agenda item will be to discuss our upcoming 5th Annual HarvestFest to be held in October. The meeting will be held at the Dean Park Pavilion, 3850 Hwy 15 South, Louisville, MS.

Bethel M.B. church event Aug. 11 The Mighty Disciples, 5th year Pre-Anniversary will be held at Bethel M. B. Church on Crystal Ridge Road Saturday August 11, 2012 beginning at 6:00 p.m. The groups will be The Clark Family of Aberdeen, Unity of Kilmichael, The Angelette of Starkville, Decided 7 of Eupora. Come and be blessed. The public is invited.

Class of 73’ meeting August 11, 2 p.m. Louisville High School Class of 1973 will have a meeting at City Hall on August 11 at 2 p.m. For more information call Emma Goss at 662-773-4305 or Gwen Eichelberger at 662-705-1270.

Gospel Musical Program Aug. 12, 3 p.m. The United Methodist Men of the Wesley United Methodist Church will be sponsoring a gospel musical program on Aug. 12 at 3 p.m. You are cordially invited to attend. Choirs, groups, and soloists are welcome.

Concord Baptist Church 175th Anniversary August 12 Concord Baptist Church in Choctaw County will celebrate its 175th Anniversary on Sunday, August 12 from 10:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. The celebration will be all day with former pastors and State Representatives speaking, singing by The Reed Brothers and Joyful Noise and also dinner on the ground. Bring your families, friends, your favorite food and a have a great time fellowshipping and praising the Lord for our 175 years of ministry and history. Roger Griffith, pastor.

Mt. Pisgah Church Revival Aug. 13 The Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church will hold its annual revival August 13-17, 2012 beginning at 7:00 p.m. nightly. The Evangelist for the week is Rev. Dr. Anthony McIntosh from Mt. Bell Missionary Baptist Church of Louisville. The public is invited to come and worship.

Revival August 13 Rev. Roosevelt Gage and The Pleasant Grove UM Church would like to invite you to come and worship at Annual Summer Revival. This will take place on August 13-17, 2012 at 7:30 nightly. Our Guest speaker will be Rev. Ozell Landfair Sr. of Haven Memorial United Methodist Church in Clarksdale MS.

New Zion Revival August 13-18 New Zion M.B. Church will hold revival service the week of August 13-18, 2012, with Rev. J.P. Walker and the New Bethel/ M.B. Church family of Canton, Ms as special guest. Service will begin each night at 7:30. Everyone is cordially invited to attend.

Head Start Open House Aug. 17 Open House for Winston County Complex Head Start Center will be Friday, August, 17, 2012, 1:00-6:00 p.m. All parents are asked to come and meet your child’s teacher

Book signing set for Aug. 18 The Winston County Library will host a book signing by local author Frances Ball for her new book Front Porch Connection. The book gives stories and tidbits of her 75-years in Winston County. The signing will be held at the Winston County Library on Saturday, August 18 from 9 a.m. to noon. Copies of the book will be available for purchase for $15.

All are invited to come visit with Ball and family and friends. Persons may also purchase a book by calling 773-3664 or 803-2286 or stopping by the Winston County Journal.

Church celebration August 19 Harper Chapel M.B. Church is celebrating Pastor Cunningham and first Lady’s, 8th year anniversary on August 19, 2012 at 3:00 o’clock. The speaker will be Rev. Marvin Myles pastor of Christian Liberty Baptist Church Koscuiko Ms. The public is invited

Revival at Union Chapel August 19 Union Chapel M.B. Church ; summer revival beginning August 19 – august 23; guest speaker for the week will be Rev. Kaiser W. Jones, jr., pastor of Refuge M.B. Church in Columbus, Ohio. The public is cordially invited to attend this event.

CAPPS is back August 20 CAPPS, an after-school tutoring and homework assistance program, will begin August 20. This program is FREE to students in 5th-12th grades and will be located on the campuses of Eiland Middle School, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater. Call the CAPPS office at 773-2035 for more information.

Summer Revival Aug. 20-24, 7:30 p.m. Evangelist Essie Jackson will be the guest minister for Friendship Ackerman’s Summer Revival, Aug. 20-24 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. The pastor is Rev. Charlie Davis. The public is invited. Contact 736-3500 for more information.

Annual Adcock Reunion August 25 The family of the late Elzie and Ardella Adcock will be having their family reunion on Saturday, August 25, 2012 at Mollie Estes/ J. W. Young Park in Noxapater, MS located on HWY 15 South. They will begin gathering around 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Please bring pictures or anything that would be of interest to the other family members and share. Bring a covered dish and enjoy lunch with us at noon. There will be plenty of room for the children to play in the park and also a walking track. For more information please call 662-803-7366 or 662-803-4091

Indian Springs Revival Aug. 26-31 Indian Springs Assembly of God will be in revival services August 26 – 31. Service times are Sunday 10 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. and Monday through Friday at 7 p.m. Guest evangelist will be Rev. Matthew Gros of Schriever, LA. There will be special singing each night. The church is located at the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Mt. Calvary Church Rd.

Hopewell UMC Revival Aug. 26-30 Hopewell United Methodist Church in Louisville will hold a revival from Aug. 26-30. Sunday time will be 6 p.m., and Monday thru Thursday at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Eddie Hinton from Starkville. The public is invited to come and be blessed in the name of Jesus.

Caperton Reunion September 2 The descendants of Samuel Henry Caperton and Sarah Frances Ball will gather at Mollie Estes/J. W. Young Park in Noxapater, MS on Sunday, September 2, 2012. Pot Luck Lunch will be served at noon. Please make plans to come and fellowship with the Caperton Clan

Class of 1982 reunion set for Sept. 7 The Louisville Class of 1982 will be celebrating its 30th year Class Reunion the weekend of September 7, 2012. All 1982 Winston county high school graduates are invited to attend. There will be a planning meeting at 6:30 Thursday, May 10, 2012 at City Hall. If you need additional information please contact Mary Hampton Hardy (662-803-8909) or Patricia Miller Ball(662-803-0901).

Seminary Fall Classes Sept. 17, 7 p.m. Louisville Extension Seminary of M & I College will begin fall classes Sept. 17 at Mt. Sinai Church on Hwy 397. The time is 7 p.m. Courses being offered are English The Easy Way, and Ancient World History. Contact Evangelist Jackson at 736-3500 or 773-7408 for more information.

Cotton Gin Festival Sept. 29, 2012 The Noxapater Community Alliance will host their annual Cotton Gin Festival on September 29, 2012. This year’s festival promises to be bigger and better than ever. Activities for the event include the annual car show and live entertainment. Vendor booths $25 with electricity $30. For car show call 662-724-4656. For more information about this event contact Mark Robinson 662-803-7230

AA Meets Louisville/Winston County Alcoholics Anonymous will now meet Monday and Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. beginning the first week of January 2012 on the second floor of the community house. Meetings until then will still take place on Wednesday and Friday nights at 7:30 p.m.

Walking in Wellness Winston County Self Help Cooperative in conjunction with the Diabetes Coalition is Walking in Wellness every Saturday 9AM to 10AM at Ivy Park. Come out and take charge of your health.

La Leche League of Louisville La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La Leche League International, latest breastfeeding information, 24-hour telephone help, and lending library. For meeting information call Bonnie at 662-773-3911.

The Winston County Paparazzi The Winston County Paparazzi is working with the MSU Extension Office in Louisville to offer monthly meetings for photography enthusiasts. The meetings are the fourth Thursday of each month at the MSU Extension Office in Louisville at 6pm and are open to everyone. For more information call 662-803-8222 after 6 p.m. or email

Volunteers for LFD Help wanted: Individuals to serve their community. Must be dedicated, honest, community orientated, willing to help & learn, and able to help. Pay: none, uniform: provided, training: provided, satisfaction: guaranteed. Be a volunteer firefighter for the LFD.

Class of 1987 reunion upcoming The time has come to celebrate of the Louisville High School 25th reunion. The event is scheduled for Nov. 23,24, and 25 which is Thanksgiving weekend. The 3-day event will take place at the Shrine Club. More information will follow in ucoming months. Also, additional information can be found on the class of 1987 facebook page. For futher information, please feel free to contact Yolanda “Marie” May-Wilson (773-2147), Cathie Shields-Edwards(779-5046), and Bobbie Love-Johnson(779-2443).

Backwoods Comics Fest set Sept. 29 This week at BUBBAWORLDCOMIX.NET website a different artist is drawing and writing each strip each day in celebration of April Fools Week. The fun thing about this is that each of the six artists that are helping with this will be at the BACKWOODS COMICS FEST on Sept. 29, held at the Louisville Coliseum. Some of them will even be part of the panel discussion at the Strand Theater the night before.

These artists range from Web Cartoonists to independent artists and even a couple of them have worked for companies like Marvel & DC.

Check out the website for a peek of just a few of the artists.