Calendar of Events

Bake sale set for April 27 Whitehall U.M.W. will sponsor a Bake Sale, Friday April 27, 2012 starting at 7:00 am in front of Tabor Drugs, Main Street, Louisville, MS. Bake goods consisting of Cakes, Candies, Cookies, Pies, and a variety of Breads. For more information call Shelly Bolton at 662-773-7144. Revival in Philadelphia April 27 First Assembly of God in Philadelphia will be hosting it’s Spring “Family Of God” Revival beginning Thursday and running through Sunday. A different speaker is lined up for each service, with Thursday, Friday and Saturday services beginning at 7 p.m. and the Sunday service set for 10:30 a.m. Philadelphia First Assembly of God is located near the intersection of Hwy 19 North and the Hwy 15 by- pass in Philadelphia. Eichelberger Scholarship April 28 The Michael Sherrod Eichelberger Scholarship program is set for April 28 at 6 p.m. in the Macon Civic Center. All funds raised from the banquet goes to deserving scholarship applicants. Contact Earnest Eichelberger for more information Arts Council will present the musical “Joseph & The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat” lyrics by Tim Rice and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber on April 26-29 at 7:30pm each night and April 28 at 2PM Matinee and 7:30pm and April 29 @ 2PM Matinee in the PNC Arts Council Theatre (former Ellis). It is under the direction of Wayne Bishop and Andrea Moore. The biblical story of Joseph and his coat of many colors will come to life on stage. This is a talented cast and a family-friendly musical you don’t want to miss. For more info: 601-656-9838 or Class of 1973 to meet April 28 Class of 1973 will be having a meeting on Saturday, April 28, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. at Louisville City Hall. Hope to see you there. For more information call Emma Goss 662-773-4305; Gwen Eichelberger 662-705-1270 or Ann Kelly 662-773-7895 Republican caucuses April 28 The Winston County Republican Party will be having their Precinct Caucuses and County Convention on April 28. The Precinct Caucuses will start at 10 am at the regular voting precincts. The County Convention will follow at 3 PM at the courthouse. We will be electing our representative and alternate to the State Republican Convention on May 18 – 19 at the Marriott Hotel in Jackson. NAACP Banquet set April 28 Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host its 32nd annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The speaker is Dr. Quindola Crowley Miller from Seattle, Washington. The banquet will be held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, Louisville. For additional information contact: Renee Hampton 662-435-4512 Charles Hampton, 662-803-0635 or Letitia Jackson, 662-803-2956. Arts in Motion Registration April 28 Arts in Motion is currently having registration for the following upcoming events: My Little Angel Pageant (April 28, 2012), and Parade of Colors Pageant (June 9, 2012). Deadline to register for these pageants is March 20. Registration deadline for the Summer Magic Arts Camp (June-July 2012) is March 31. For more information or to register call 662-803-0931, or visit Arts in Motion at 600 North Court Ave, Suite D in Louisville. Excel By 5, Love of Learning April 30 Everyone is invited to join us for an Excel By 5 meeting on Monday, April 30th, at 6:30 p.m., at the Winston County Extension Office as we take the first step to grow a community that boosts crucial early- childhood learning. Joining us on April 30th will be Bob Clay, Executive Director, and Gabrielle Phillips, Sites Coordinator for Excel By 5. This project involves the entire community. Annual Book Sale May 3-5 Friends of the Library will hold their annual Book Sale at the Winston County Library, May 3, 4, and 5. Doors will open Thursday and Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Come join us, buy some books and help support your local library. Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi to meet May 3 Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi to meet May 3 at Louisville City Hall at 1:00 PM. The featured speaker will be Julie Cunningham, Chancery Clerk of Winston County. First Presbyterian to host supper and auction May 3 Youth at First Presbyterian Church of Louisville are hosting a supper May 3 and auction. The cost of the dinner is $15 and includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and tea. Starting at 5:30 silent auction ends at 8. Senior Citizen Day Celebration May 4 Winston County Triad Annual Senior Citizen Day Celebration will be May 4 at Dean Park. It will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. the public is invited, and everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. Call 662-803-9411 or 662-736-3500 for more information. Old Bond School Reunion May 5 The Old Bond School Reunion will be held on May 5 at Murphy Creek Baptist Church Family Life Center. It will be from 2-4 p.m. Everyone connected to Old Bond School is invited to come. There will be entertainment, food, and fellowship. Fishing Rodeo May 5 The Kids & Kats Rodeo at Legion State Park will be held May 5. Free to kids 14 and under when accompanied by an adult. Registration begins at 7 am. Kids bring your own fishing gear, bait, and cooler. Names will be drawn for prizes. Refreshments will be served. A Day In The Country set for May 5 Spring Festival set for Saturday May 5 on the grounds of Hight Assembly of God Starting at 8 am. If you or your church claim to have the best barbeque, then enter the Team Barbeque Competition. Entry fees are $25 For an application: Email or call 662-803-2779 or 662-803-4500. Memorial Service May 6, 10 a.m. Memorial services will be held at Mount Hope Church of Christ in Dancy on Sunday, May 6 at 10 a.m. Peter Salley will be in charge of the services. Winston Guards to meet May 7 Winston Guards No. 2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet Monday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. Spring Revival May 6-8 Harper Chapel M. B. Church will be having our annual Spring Revival May 6, 7, and 8, 2012 at 7:00 P. M. nightly; Sunday evening speaker Rev. Patrick Macon of White Plain; Monday, Danya Turner associate minister of Mill Spring, and Tuesday Rev, Andrew Fair of Fancher Hill M. B. Church. The public is invited to come and join us in a time of praise and worship. Workshop May 12 Winston County Self Help Cooperative Homemade Rolls Workshop is Sat., May 12, 2012 11:00AM until 1:00PM at the Louisville Extension Office located at 460 Vance Street in Louisville, MS. Everyone is invited come out and learn how to “Save Money in the Kitchen”. Admission is FREE! For more information contact Maria Headd at 662-779-2400 Center Ridge Homecoming May 27 Center Ridge 3rd Annual Homecoming will be Sunday, May 27 at Dean Park Hwy. 15 The Homecoming Program will begin at 5 pm under the Pavilion. For more information please contact Tamara Frazier 662-803-4129 or Linda Floyd 662-705-8141. Center Ridge Choir to perform Center Ridge Community Choir will be performing during the Homecoming program. There will be two rehearsal. For more information please contact Rita Harris 601-781-0540 or Mary Goss 662-773-7514. Hamm Reunion June 9th, 10 a.m. James and Margarett Hamm Reunion will be June 9th at Macedonia Baptist Church Life Center from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Come bring a dish and enjoy the fellowship. B&G summer enrollment set The Time Is Now, Enroll your child for the upcoming Boys and Girls Club summer program. You may come by to sign up from June 4, 2012, 1:00 P.M. until 6:00 P.M. at The Boys and Girls Club of Winston County, 508 Camille Avenue, Louisville, MS 39339 or call us at 662-779-1169. 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. 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. Habitat for Humanity items for sale Winston County Habitat for Humanity has signed Gail Pittman Christmas ornaments and plates for sale at the Silver Goose and Habitat cookbooks for sale at the Winston County Library. The Habitat for Humanity is also seeking board members with construction and other knowledge to help advise on the present home building project 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 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 FESTIVAL on Sept. 29, 2012 held at the Louisville Coliseum. Some of them will even be part of the panel discussion at the Strand Theater the night before ( Sept. 28 ). 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 that will be at the Festival