{news] Calendar of Events

AARP Oct. 10 Winston County area AARP Chapter # 2859 will hold their October 10, 2012 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 P.M. Members are asked to please be present.

GCS Pastor Appreciation Oct. 11 Grace Christian School will be hosting their annual Pastor appreciation Dinner on Thursday, October 11th at 6:30 p.m. We want to invite all pastors and spouses to join us as we honor you for your selfness service to our Lord. If you will be attending please contact Tracy Yates at 662-773-8524. We look forward to seeing you.

Gregory in the Kitchen Oct. 11 Mr. Gregory is in the kitchen!! Grace Christian School will be selling Mr. Gregory’s Brunswick Stew on Thursday, October 11th. It will be available by the serving for $7.00 (includes cornbread/ crackers) or by the gallon for $35.00 . Pickup will begin at 11:00 a.m. at the Crawford Gymnasium Building. Please call 662-773-8524 for more information

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.

Family Reunion Oct. 13 The Black Reunion (Lawrence Milton Black family) will be held on Saturday, October 13, 2012 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Please make plans to be there and celebrate. For more information, call Vera Eubanks 601-939-1391.

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.

Flu Clinic to be held October 16, 2012 The Winston county Health Department will be holding a special flu clinic on October 16, 2012 from 8:00 am – 11:30 am and from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm. If you have any questions please call 662-773-8087.

GCS blood drive is Oct. 16 Grace Christian School will be having their annual Fall Blood Drive though United Blood Services. This date is Tuesday, October 16 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. Please contact Tracey Yated to make an appointment 662-0773-8524.

Panhandle Community Day Oct. 20 Local artists with hand thrown pottery, wood craftsmen, seamstress, bakers, flea market items, antiques and collectibles, etc., will be displaying their wares for sale at the Panhandle Community Center, Choctaw County, on Saturday, October 20, 2012, from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. If you would like additional information about this event or details about participation or space, please call Brenda at 662-779-0381 or Ruby at 662-831-0061.

Class of ’73 meeting Oct. 20 Class of 1973 will be meeting on Saturday, October 20 2012 at 2:00 P.M. at James Lewis house. Hope to see you there. For more information call Emma Goss @ 662-773-4305, Gwen Eichelberger @ 662-705-1270, Ann Kelly @ 662-773-7895 or James Lewis @ 662-803-3087.

77th anniversary Oct. 21 Ebenezer COGIC will be celebrating the church’s 77th Year Anniversary with a commemorative program on Sunday, October 21, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker for the event will be Rev. Reuben Yarbrough of Louisville, MS. Anointed preaching, great gospel singing, random gifting and good food are the order of the day. All are welcome to come and share in this anointed event. For information call (662) 803-9092 or (662) 803-0591

Cancer awareness program set Oct. 21 Cancer Awareness Program October 21, 2012 at Mount Calvary Church, 3rd annual Cancer Awareness Program. Come and hear how God never lets go. These testimonies will move and fill your hearts. October 21, 2012 @ 3:00 p.m. guest speaker will be Rev. William from Durant, MS. The pastor is Dr. Michael Taylor of Louisville MS. The public is invited to come and be blessed in the name of the Lord.

Revival Oct. 24 Endtime Sanctuary, located at 202 E. College Street in Louisville, will have Revival services beginning Saturday, October 20 thru October 24 with the exception of Monday. No church on Monday night. Evangelist Timothy Luz will be preaching. Come enjoy the singing and be a part of worship unto the Lord. Evening services begin at 7:05 and Sunday morning at 10:05 and 6:05 for Sunday evening. We are in the same building beside Dr. Danny Clifton. Pastor Marlon Adcock 662-803-7366

Walking in Happiness, Holiness, and Health event Oct, 25 Thursday October 25 9:00 am to Noon: Pastors and Leaders meeting. We will be covering the why, what, and how, that every leader should know about obesity according to the Word of God and “true” science. There will also be a Q&A. Thursday October 25 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Revival of Health Friday October 26 10:00am to 2:00pm: Seminar geared towards obesity and Cholesterol, Sleep Apnea, etc. Friday October 26 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm: Revival of Health

Fat Loss—Not Fitness Workshop Saturday October 27 9:00 am to 2:00 pm: Learn to send the appropriate signals through eating and exercise to acquire permanent fat loss, learn principals on how to eat in such a way that you will lose excess body fat while never being hungry, experience a simple 30 minute fat loss workout that when done on a weekly regimen will help the excess fat to melt away (come dressed appropriately). We will be serving a light “fat-burning” lunch. Sunday October 28 11:00 am: Overcoming the spiritual and emotional aspects of obesity.

5k Run/Walk Oct. 27 The “In His Hands Mission” 5k Run/Walk will be held October 27 at 8 a.m. in downtown Ackerman. The Ackerman Church of God Youth are sponsoring the 5k Run/Walk to raise funds for a mission trip to North Little Rock, Ark. All ages are encouraged to participate. $20 per person. Pre-register by October 21 to receive a free t-shirt. Race day registration begins at 7 a.m. with race beginning at 8 a.m. at the pavilion across from Main Street in Ackerman. For more information on registration or sponsoring the race call Kristi Mewbourn 662-285-8495. Or mail registration to Kristi Mewbourn, 1117 Lebanon Road, Ackerman, MS 39735.

Women’s program Oct. 28 Union Chapel M.B. Church will have their annual Women’s Day program on Sunday, October 28, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Sis. Julia Brown Walker. The public is cordially invited to attend.

Diabetes awareness event set Oct. 29 October is National Domestic Violence Awareness Month Join us for a Public Awareness Event, Monday October 29, 2012, 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. at Louisville City Hall. This event is sponsored by the following, City of Louisville, Winston County, District Attorney’s Office, and Care Lodge Domestic Violence Shelter, Inc. This event is open to the public. Refreshments will be served. Help end abuse. Domestic Violence Shelter 601-693-4673.

Retired Education Personnel of Miss. meeting Nov. 1 Retired Education Personnel of Miss. meeting Date: November 1, 2012 Place: Louisville City Hall Time: 1:00 PM Speakers: Paula Freeman, Clinical Diabetes at WMC Emily Perkins, Nurse Practitioner at WMC Topic: “Healthy eating for the holidays” A picture will be made of REPM retires who retired outside the Louisville School District.

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 www.clothesforchrist.org

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 lostnthemail@yahoo.com.

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).