Calendar of Events

Winston Academy Veterans Day Program Nov. 9 Winston Academy is having its annual Veterans Day Program. The Guest Speaker is Major Ringer from the Columbus Air Force Base. The program starts at 9:00 A.M. on Nov.9. All veterans are invited to attend.

Veterans Appreciation Day November 9 Renasant Bank will Honor our Military Service Men and Women on Friday November 9th from 9:00 to 2:00. Please come by and celebrate.

Meeting for Webster Cemetery The annual meeting for the Webster Cemetery will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, November 10 at the cemetery located on Highway 25 north of Louisville. For more information please call 662-773-7624.

Boston Butt Sale Nov. 10 Lobutcha Volunteer Fire Department will be having a Boston Butt sale and Stew Supper Saturday, November 10, 2012 from noon until 6 p.m. Boston Butts are available for pre-sale at $25 each. Stew will be available for take out or eat in. Stew prices are $5 for eating in, $10 for a 1/2 gallon, and $20 for a gallon. Please bring containers for takeout stew. Please contact any member of the fire department to place your order for a Boston Butt or call 662-803-2272.

Usher Program November 11 Oak Grove No2. M.B. Church will have their Annual Usher Day Program on Sunday, Nov. 11 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker Rev. Lee M. Taylor, The public is cordially invited to attend.

Operation Christmas Child Nov. 12-17 Where: Collection Center First Baptist Church Family Life Center When: November 12-19, Monday – Saturday 9 a.m. till 1 p.m., Sunday 1 p.m. till 4 p.m. For more info call: Mary Ann Yates 773-7639

Seniors meeting Nov.13 Red Hills Senior Citizens will meet at the Louisville Coliseum Tuesday, November 13, 2012 from 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Please bring a covered dish.

Class of 73 Meeting Class of 1973 will be meeting on November 17, 2012 at James Lewis home at 2:00 p.m. for more information call: Emma Goss 662-773-4305 Gwen Eichelberger 662-705-1270 James Lewis 662-803-3087

Fundraiser for Lexie Holman & Family Where: South Louisville Baptist Church When: Saturday, November 17 Noon-6:00 p.m. Grilled Chicken Plates $6 per plate Call the church office at 662-773-3032 for more info or to purchase tickets. Donations are also being accepted.

Class of 1972 The Class of 1972 will take its class photo November 24, 2012 at Lake Tiak- O’ Khatha time 3:00 p.m. for more info: Contact V. Hathorn at 773-6239 or M. Haynes 773-5438. Driver Safety Class

AARP chapter 2859 will sponsor a driver safety class for ages 50 plus at the Winston County Extension Office, Wednesday, November 28. The Time is 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch will be served. Please call Evangelist Essie Jackson to register at 662-736-3500.

Christmas Angel Tree Packets The Junior Auxiliary of Louisville has the Christmas Angel Tree Packets at the Winston County Library. The deadline for the gifts to be dropped off will be December 3, 2012 at the Winston County Baptist Association at 1001 North Columbus Ave. (773-3366) Please make a Christmas wish come true by adopting these Angels.

Excel By 5, Love of Learning Everyone is invited to join us for an Excel By 5 meeting on Monday, November 12th, at 6:00 p.m., at the Winston County Extension Office as we take the next step to grow a community that boosts crucial early-childhood learning. Joining us on November 12th will be Bob Clay, Executive Director, and Gabrielle Phillips, Sites Coordinator for Excel By 5. This project involves the entire community.

Benefit set for David Edwards Nov. 10 There will be a benefit for David Edwards (Chief Deputy Winston County) to help with expense for a liver transplant on November 10 from 12-6pm at the Louisville Coliseum, Ivy Avenue. Live music and singing, jumpers for the kids, face painting, buggy rides, womanless beauty review, cake auction, bbq plates, bbq sandwiches, hotdogs, chicken plates, popcorn, drinks. Bring the whole family and enjoy a great time!

14th annual trail ride Nov. 10 In memory of Tonnie Estes on November 10. Leaving at 10 a.m. from the home of LaVeeda Estes 1360 Goldman Road in the Plattsburg Community. Chili and fixins after the ride. Come and enjoy a day of fun, fellowship & food

Harvest Fest Nov. 10 The Union Chapel Mass Choir will have their Annual Harvest Fest Program on Saturday, November 10, 2012 at 6:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Reverend Lyndon Geeter, Pastor of First Unity Methodist Church in Weir, Ms. The public is cordially invited to attend this event.

Monte Eagle Records event Nov. 11 Presents Recording Artist “LEIPERS FORK” Out of Nashville Tennessee Music City USA. DATE: November 11, 2012 TIME: 2:30 P.M. PLACE: Vernon U M Church Located at 10487 HWY 397 In Louisville, MS 39339 For more info call 601-513-2881 or 662-773-9989 Rev. Becky Smith

Triad Luncheon Nov. 14 The Winston County Triad Pre-Thanksgiving Luncheon will be Wednesday, November 14, at the Extension Office on Vance Street. Lunch will be served at 11:00 a.m. All members are asked to bring can goods, and other non-perishable items. These items will be donated to a local food pantry. The Public is invited. For more information call 662-803-9411, 662-705-0915, or 662-736-3500.

WMC Relay for Life Bake Sale Nov. 16 The Winston Medical Center Relay for Life Team will be having a bake sale on November 16 in the front lobby of the hospital beginning at 7:30 A.M. Special orders will be taken for the Brooksville Bakery. The deadline to place an order for the bakery is November 12. There will also be a assortment of cakes, pies, and other various baked goods on site. To place an order for the Brooksville Bakery contact Shannon Quinn at 662-779-5124 or for more information on the bake sale contact Elaine Porter at 662-779-5179.

Mt. Pisgah Church 127 years Celebration Nov. 18 The Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church will celebrate its 127 years Church Anniversary, on November 18, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Mack Young of Mt. Zion M.B. Church of Brookville, MS. There will be a Pre-Thanksgiving meal served following the program in the Fellowship Hall. The public, family, and friends are invited to come and share in the event.The Pastor is Rev. Donald Bryant.

Mt. Moriah dedication Nov. 18 Mount Moriah Missionary Baptist Church of Louisville will hold its Dedication Service on Sunday November 18, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. Dr. Marvin K. Myles, pastor of Christian Liberty Missionary Baptist Church of Kosciusko, Mississippi will deliver the Dedicatory Message. Dr. Benjamin M. Pittman is the pastor. Everyone is invited to attend.

Carl Jackson Concert Dec. 8 Saturday, Dec. 8th, 2012. Carl Jackson’s 16th Annual “Home for Christmas” Concert at the historic Strand Theater. Carl will be in concert with Nashville’s Jerry Salley, Larry Cordle, Valerie Storey, Bradley Walker, Johnny Rawls, and comedian Lonnie Shorr. Tickets are on sale now at the Louisville Chamber of Commerce. Call Linda Skelton or Martha Mills at 662-773-3921 or visit the chamber office. Tickets will sell out for both concerts, so get yours soon.

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.

Reminder To All 1987 Louisville High School Graduates. The time is drawing near to our 30th year class reunion. The reunion dates are November 23-25, 2012. The deadline for all classmates to RSVP their intentions to take part in the class reunion is November 3, 2012. Please RSVP your plans to any Class Reunion Committee member, Yolanda Wilson, Kathy Edwards, Bobbie Love-Johnson, Deborah Foster, Marita Wells-Hickman, and Neshell Hopkins. We looked forward to celebrating with all our class members.