Calendar of Events

REPM meeting Feb. 7 Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will hold its monthly meeting February 7, 2013 in Louisville City Hall at 1:00 PM. Featured speaker will be Babs Fulton, Louisville City Clerk on the duties of the City Clerk.

Friends of Dean Park to meet Feb. 9 The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. will hold its regular monthly membership meeting on Saturday, February 9, 2013, 11:00 a.m. at the Faith Beyond Walls Outreach Ministries, 95 Odie Shields Road, Louisville, MS. The location is directly behind Dean Park near the raised bed gardens.

NAACP to hold annual event Feb. 9 The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will sponsor its annual Extravaganza in Black on Saturday, Febnruary 9 at the Pine Ridge Lodge at Lake Tiak O’Khata. The event will begin at 7 p.m. with an elegant evening of fellowship, food and dance. Semi-formal attire with tickets at $10. Call Renee Hampton at 662-435-4512 or Carolyn Hampton at 662-803-2106.

Bethlehem Baptist Church host singing Feb. 10 Dove Award- Winning Christian Singer, Author, and Speaker to Make Local Appearance at Bethlehem Baptist Church Hwy 12 Ackerman, MS on February 10th. Ann Downing, a popular soloist on the Gaither Homecoming Video Series, will appear February 10th in Ackerman, MS at Bethlehem Baptist Church. The concert is scheduled to begin at 6 P.M.

Her career as a successful Christian recording artist has taken Ann from childhood on the family cotton farm in rural Mississippi to many of the nation’s largest venues including Carnegie Hall, the Crystal Cathedral, and the Billy Graham Crusade in Nashville. For more information regarding Ann’s appearance, please contact 662-285-2097.

Pastor’s Anniversary celebration set Feb. 10 The public is cordially invited to the 14th year anniversary service to celebrate our Pastor and First Lady, the Rev. Curtis Johnson and Sis. Merl Johnson. The celebration will be at Mt. Pleasant #2 M.B. Church in Noxapater, MS 39346. Our Guest Speaker will be Pastor Andrew Robinson of the Second Missionary Baptist Church, Oxford, MS. This celebration will be Sunday, February 10, 2013 @ 3:00p. If more information is need call 662.724.4521-Adrine Reed.

Water Association meet Feb. 11 Pugh’s Mill Water Association will hold it’s annual meeting on Monday February 11 at 7:00 p.m. the Winston County Courthouse Annex building. All members are urged to attend.

Red Hills Senior Citizens meet Feb. 12 Red Hill Senior Citizens will meet at the Louisville Coliseum Tuesday, February 12, 2013 from 10:00 – 2:00 please bring a covered dish

AARP to meet Feb. 13 Winston County area AARP Chapter # 2859 will be holld their February 13 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 P.M. Members are asked to be present and on time.

Steak event Feb. 16 Indian Springs Assembly of God will be serving a Ribeye Steak Supper Saturday, February 16th beginning at 4 p.m. Suggested donation for steak plates will be $12 and for chicken strip plates will be $8. Take-out plates will be available. Come and join the congregation for food and fellowship. 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.

1985 reunion meeting Feb. 16 The Class of 1985 is planning a Class Reunion Meeting for Saturday, February 16, 2013, at 4:00 P.M. – 6:00 P.M. at Pizza Hut in Louisville, MS. All classmates are asked to attend.

Annual Red program Feb. 17 Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church will host its annual Women and Men in Red Program on February 17, 2013 (Third Sunday) evening at 3:00 pm. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Rev. Charles Goss of Little Zion M.B. Church. Special music from the Brushfork M.B. Church Gospel Choir will be rendered along with their Pastor Avant. Refreshments will be served following the program. The public is welcome and invited to come celebrate with the Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church, Rev. Donald Mark Bryant is pastor.

Black History program Feb. 17 Mt.Cannie M.B. Church of Louisville will be having a Black History Program on February 17, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. The public is invited to attend. Pastor George Love will be the speaker.

Cornerstone Clinic Meeting Feb. 17 The Meeting for Cornerstone Clinic will be held Sunday, February 17, 2013 at 4:00 P.M. in the Fellowship Hall in First United Methodist Church. Cornerstone Clinic provides Health Care and Medicine for our uninsured residents in Winston County. Donations and membership Dues ($25.00 per year) are our only means of collecting money for the purchase of medications for our patients. Donations can be mailed to Cornerstone Clinic, P. O. Box 561, Louisvill3e, MS 39339. Volunteer workers, patient and caring Winston County residents interested in Cornerstone Clinic are urged to attend this annual meeting. We need your help! The meeting will be at 4:00 P.M. February 17, 2013, Sunday in First United Methodist Church.

Watch meeting Feb. 21 Highpoint/New Zion Neighborhood Watch meeting to be held on Thursday, February 21, 2013 at 7:00 pm at the Highpoint Fire Department. There will be a guest speaker representing the Crimestoppers. For further information call 662-773-9577.

Marriage Education classes set Feb. 21 Marriage Education classes at to be held at Mount Vernon M. B. Church on 200 Culberson Rd. Noxapater, MS The event will be Thursday, 2/21/13 at 6:30p.m.and Saturday, 2/23/13 at 10:00 a.m. You may be married, single, engaged, widowed, or divorced to attend. The public is invited.

Troop A 98th to meet Feb. 23 The Seventh, Troop A 98th Cavalry Reunion, and Former members of Troop A 98th Calvary, will meet Saturday, February 23, 2013 at the National Guard Armory, Louisville at 6:00 P.M.. Contact Terry Kelley at 662-773-9555 or 662-803-0161. Deadline for reservation is February 10, 2013.

LHS PRE-REGISTRATION Louisville High School Pre-Registration for upcoming 10th, 11th, and 12th graders will be held in the students’ English classes during the week of February 11th-15th. The counselor will advise each student individually about course selections for next year. A pre- registration packet was given to every student to discuss with their parent/guardian on February 6th. It is very important for students to be present these dates in order to receive individual guidance from the counselor.

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.

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.

Tax help AARP Taxwide Volunteers will begin e-filing tax returns at the Winston County Library Friday February 2nd at 8:30 a.m. These services will be provided every Wednesday and Friday through April 12, 2013 Call Calvin Hampton at 662-803-6220 or Evangelist Jackson at 662-736-3500 for more information