Calendar of Events

CAPPS host Parent Workshop Sept. 19 The CAPPS After-School program will be offering a Parent Workshop on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on the campus of Eiland Middle School in the CAPPS hall. The workshop will provide tips on how to read and understand MCT2, SATP, Accelerated Reading and Math reports. Reservations are not necessary; however, if you know you will be able to attend please call the office at 662-773-2035.

Warren Revival Sept. 19 Warren Chapel Church of God In Christ, 315 Pond Street, Louisville Prophetic Revival September 19-21 each evening beginning at 7:30 P. M. Speaker will be Prophet Brian Carn

DAR event Sept. 19 Judy Sanders is doing a DAR event in front of the court house today (September 19)from 9 a.m. to noon. She is requesting community leaders, business owners, general public and elected officials to come by and meet her students and take a short survey.

Noxubee Refuge meeting Sept. 20 The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold its fall membership meeting on Thursday September 20 at 5:30 in the Environmental Education Center on the Refuge. The meeting will begin with a potluck supper followed by a program entitled “Visionary Conservation”. The public is invited. Call 323-5548 for more information.

Democratic Rally Sept. 22 There will be a Democratic Rally held on Saturday, September 22, 2012 from 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm at Dean Park, Hwy 15 South. The guest speaker will be Representative Michael T. Evans. Food plates will be $10.00. This event is sponsored by the Winston County Democratic Executive Committee. For more information contact Calvin Hampton at 662-803-6220.

Trail Ride Sept. 22 A Trail Ride will be held on Saturday, September 22 in south Winston County. It will leave the Indian Springs church parking lot at 10 a.m. and return in 5-6 hours. Bring your sack lunch for the trail. Food will be served at the end of the ride by the ladies of Indian Springs.

“If you don’t have a horse, come ride in one of the wagons with us!” The church is located at the intersection of Hwy. 25 and Mt. Calvary Church Rd., 12 miles south of Louisville or 6 miles north of Hwy. 19.

Gates of Joy event Sept. 23 The Gates of Joy Church of God in Christ will be having a Pastor Appreciation Service on September 23, 2012 at 2:00 pm.

Might Disciples anniversary Sept. 23 The Mighty Disciples will be having their 44th Anniversary on the 4th Sunday September 23, at Lonley Valley CME Church. The time of the program will be 5:00 P.M. Everyone is cordially invited. For more information call 662-779-2424

Neighborhood Watch meeting Sept. 27 The Highpoint – New Zion neighborhood Watch meeting will be Thursday September 27. Meeting begins at 7:00 P.M. A The Highpoint Fire Department. Our guest speaker will be a Represenative from Crime Stoppers. Please come out and support your Community.

Habitat event set Sept. 28 Habitat Cotton Gin Festival Kick-Off Concert will be September 28, 2012 at the Catfish Opera in Noxapater MS, from 7:00 p.m.- 10:00 p.m. The Red Hills String Band will be performing bluegrass, country and gospel. Admission will be $10.00 for adults and $5.00 for 15 and under. For more information contact Jason Cagle 662-773-7111; Glenda Johnson 662-736-0037; Diane Haggard 662-773-6787; Grady Suttle 662-803-4667. Come have a good time supporting your local Habitat for Humanity.

WMC HealthFair Sept. 29 Winston Medical Center will host its annual healthfair on September 29, 2012 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. Flu shots will be available on this date along with many other free health services. Free hotdogs will be available. Also, in conjunction with the healthfair, Winston Medical Center will also kick off its 2012-2013 Relay for Life fundraiser by sponsoring a carnival for kids.

The University Medical Center is bringing the emergency transport helicopter for children and adults to tour. The Louisville Fire Department will have the fire trucks available for the kids as well as face painting, cake walks, games, jumpers and other activities for the children. For more information or about costs of the carnival call Brandi Krajewski at 662-779-5111.

Historic Preservation Commission Sept. 28 The Historic Preservation Commission will meet at the Chamber of Commerce Building at 2:00 P. M. Friday, September 28, 2012. All interested persons are encouraged to attend.

Winston Chiefs event Sep[t. 29 The Chicken Plate Sale for the Winston County Chiefs is set for the date of Saturday, September 29, 2012. You may purchase a ticket from any football player, cheerleader, or staff member. Each plate will consist of: 1/2 Smoked Chicken, Corn on the Cob, Baked Potato, & Bread for $7.00 per plate.

The Chiefs will host to the Choctaw Steelers of Ackerman, MS. Location for the Chicken Plate Sale and the game will be held at the Louisville High School Football Field, beginning at 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. All proceeds will go towards the Chiefs 2012 Banquet.

Backwoods Comics Fest set Sept. 29 Cosplay will be going on at the BACKWOODS COMICS FESTIVAL on Sept 29 at the Coliseum in Louisville. What is Cosplay you ask. It’s simply dressing up in costumes. Be sure to check out the Backwoods Comics Festival and get your geek on and we’re see ya in the funny pages.

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.

Operation Christmas Child The kickoff for Operation Christmas Child will be September 29, 2012 from 10:00 am until noon at the First Baptist Church Family Life Center in Louisville. For more information email

Sunrise Cemetery Sept. 29, 4 p.m. The Sunrise Cemetery Memorial Service will be held on Sept. 29 at 4 p.m. on the Pentecostal Campground in Noxapater (3/4 mile south of Noxapater on Hwy 15).

Groundbreaking Sept. 30 Mt Olive Bethel Harmony Association Religious Education Building ground breaking is set for Sept, 30 at 4:30 p.m. on Armstrong Street, across from Still Valley Church, in Louisville.

Women’s program Sept. 30 Ebenezer COGIC will be presenting its’ annual Women’s Day Program on Sunday, September 30, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker for the event will be Dr. Nola Bryant of Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church of Preston, MS. The special musical guest will be Unity of Kilmichael, MS. All are welcome to come and share in this anointed event. For information call (662) 803-9092 or (662) 803-0591

Winston Gaurds to meet Oct. 1 Winston Guards@2643 united daughters of the confederacy will meet October 1, 2012, at lake tiak-o’khata at 5:30.

Hardee’s East Ms Chapter NWTF Wildlife Show Youth shooting event Thursday – October 4, 5:00 till 8:30 pm Louisville Coliseum Great door prizes, kids shooting event, games, guns and more! MDWFP magnolia records will be scoring whitetail deer heads Fan favorite deer head competition! Vendor spaces available

REPM to meet Oct. 4 REPM to meet Date: Oct. 4, 2012 Place: Louisville City Hall Time: 1:00 PM Speaker: Carolyn Palmer, REPM District III Director

A picture will taken of Louisville REPM retires. This includes Louisville Central Office and Vocational Center. Formal Night Gala Oct. 6, 5:30 p.m.

Announcing a “Pre-Anniversary Formal Night Gala” celebrating and honoring Pastor Orlando and Lady Allison Richmond’s Fifteenth year of service, to be held at the West Point Civic Center in West Point on Oct. 6 at 5:30 p.m. Dinner served at 6 p.m. Special Guest: Stellar Award Winning Gospel Group “RiZen” and Christian Comedian Chinnitta Morris aka “Chocolate”, with Mr. Stan Allen of WLOV’s West Point of View & WKDH’s Community Edition serving as Program Guide. For information regarding ticket purchase of $30 per person, please call the church office at 662-494-5210 or email

Annual HarvestFEst Oct. 6 Friend’s of Dean Park’s 5th Annual HarvestFest at Dean Park, 3850 HWY 15 South Louisville, MS. to be held Saturday, October 6, 2012, 12 noon – 5 p.m. . A $1.00 donation at the gate by adults. There will be festival foods, jumpers and other carnival toys for children; and various other games, entertainment, bingo, talent show, and card games.

Raffle – 1st prize Handmade Quilt by Christine Waldrip; 2nd Prize $100.00; 3rd Prize Afghan. Raffle tickets are $1.00 each or 6 for $5.00. Members may contact Mattie Davis, 662.773-3851, for tickets.

Vendors will provide food, crafts and educational information. Food, crafts and other merchandise booths are $40.00; informational booths for non profits or charitable organizations are $30.00. Vendors may contact Janice Hopkins, 662.773-7743.

Businesses and organizations may enter a Scarecrow Contest. The entry fee is $15.00. Certificates to the winners along with publicity. Contact Richard Moncrief for the Scarecrow Contest at 662.736-3323.

Greensboro Revival Oct. 8 Greensboro will be having the rerevival services October 8, 9 and 10 at 7: P. M. nightly. The speaker will be Monday Night, Rev. Carl Swanigan of Greensboro CME Church, Tuesday Night, Sis Essie Jackson of Mt Sinai Missionary Baptist Chruch, Wednesday Night, Rev. Robert Kelly of Hope Well United Methodist Church. Everyone is invited. Rev Carl Swanigan Pastor.

Hardee’s East Miss Classic Horse Show Friday and Saturday October 12-13, 2012 6:00 pm each night Louisville Coliseum Admission only $5 each night—ticket sales benefit grace christian school—see any gcs student for tickets.

NAACP event Oct. 13 Public is invited to attend a NAACP’s Knowledge Is Power Medicare Workshop. You’ve got Medicare questions; We’ve got answers, Saturday, October 13, 2012 at 10:00 AM- 2:00 PM at Winston County Extension Office, 460 Vance Street. Speaker will be Rod Moore, formerly from Noxapater, Moore’s Financial Group. Workshop will be followed by Blood Pressure checks performed by Sta-Home Health Agency, sponsored by Women In NAACP (WIN) for more information contact Carolyn R. Hampton @ 662-779-2109 or Brenda Johnson @ 662-773-5209

Annual tree sale Winston County Soil and Water is having its annual tree sale. We will be taking orders until December 7, 2012. Order forms can be picked up at the office located at 218-B South Columbus Avenue or you can contact the office at 662-773-2207 Ext 3

Church campaign Pastor Robert E. Brownlee, Sr. and members of the Agape Church are pleased to announce participation in the Clothes for Christ Campaign. They are asking for donations of old clothing and shoe to bless this ministry. Anyone wishing to donate the designated items is asked to bring the items to the parking lot of the church located at 302 Ball Drive- Louisville. The contact numbers are (662) 419-2386; (662) 773-9521; (662) 773-8999. The website is

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.

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

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.

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).