Calendar of events

Calvary Apostolic begins Walking in Wellness

Calvary Apostolic Church will begin Walking in Wellness every Saturday beginning February 1 from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Ivy Park. Church members and other volunteers will be walking in the park.

AARP TAX-AIDE offers help

Get free help with tax returns! Beginning February 5, (each Wednesday and Friday through tax season) AARP Tax-Aide volunteers will assist taxpayers with their 2013 tax returns 8:45 AM – 12:45 PM at the Winston County Library.

Customers should bring their previous year (2012) tax return along with their paperwork for 2013 and social security cards for all members of the family. For more information call Calvin at 662-803-6220, or Essie at 662-736-3500.

Highpoint New Zion Watch meeting
Feb. 27

The Highpoint New Zion Neighborhood watch will hold their meeting on February 27 at 7:00 p.m. The meeting will be held at Highpoint Fire Department. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Starkville District Lay Rally to be held

The Starkville District Lay Rally will be Thursday, February 27, 2014, 6 p.m. at Starkville First United Methodist Church, 200 W Lampkin, Starkville, MS. This event is sponsored by the Starkville District Office of The United Methodist Church and hosted by Starkville First United Methodist Church. Mr. Sidney L. “Sid” Salter will be the keynote speaker. Tickets are $15 and include dinner.

Louisville Historic Preservation Commission to meet

The Louisville Historic Preservation Commission will meet Friday, at 2 p.m. on February 28 at the Chamber of Commerce located at 311 West Park St, Louisville. For more information call 773-5377.

GCS Open House Auction
March 1

Please join Grace Christian for annual open house and silent auction. Bid on a quality item and win a great deal! Items up for bid can include but are not limited to: a gun safe, gift cards, party packages, knives, tools, toys, home décor, delicious cakes and other baked goods, bicycles, electronics, furniture, hunting, fishing, camping gear, & floral items. There will also be a delicious BBQ sack lunch available for $5. For more info call GCS at 662-773-8524.

East Winston Fire Department to hold supper

East Winston Fire Department, located on Highway 14 E, will be having a BBQ Chicken Supper on March 1 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Dine-In or Carry-Out. Plates are $8 each for BBQ half chicken, baked beans, cole slaw, and a roll.

Eagles football signup
March 1

The Louisville Eagles will be having their sign-up March 1, 2014 at The Eagles Practice field, corner of Ivy Avenue and Ball Drive, from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Age groups for 6 years – 12 years. For more information call 662-803-7235 or 662-769-2525

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ to host Musical Extravaganza

The Pastor and members of Ebenezer Church of God in Christ cordially invites your entire church family to a “Gospel Musical Extravaganza” to be held on Saturday, March 1, beginning at 6 p.m. We are asking your choir, soloists or representatives to render several selections. A special guest appearance is anticipated by an amazing musician from our local area. Let’s move into the presence of the Lord with a joyful noise! Please come, share in the anointing, and help make this program a success.

Winston Masonic Lodge to sell stew

Winston Masonic Lodge # 277 will be selling Brunswick Stew for a fundraiser on Saturday, March 1. Serving begins at 4:30 p.m. The price will be $7 per plate or $10 per quart.

Benefit for Allen McQueen

A benefit for Allen McQueen will be held Saturday, March 1, 2014 at Pilgrim Rest M. B. Church beginning at 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. This benefit is to show love and support by providing financial support to a Godly man and community leader. For more information call Lynn McDaniel at 662-803-9543, Tina Nunn at 662-904-2173 or MarQuita Smith at 662-803-8631

Coats’ book

Coats’ book

Book signing to be held at the library

Angie Coats will be signing her book, Real Women Rise: Take a Step Back , on March 1 at the Winston County Library.

Choctaw County NWTF
March 1

NWTF Annual Turkey Banquet, Sat., March 1 — Choctaw Co. Community Center. Contact NWTF members for tickets or call 662-285-3629 for tickets or information on being a sponsor. Seafood buffet, auction, games, etc. Family friendly fun for all.

Rose Pruning Workshop to be held

A Rose Pruning Workshop 101 is scheduled for Saturday, March 1, from 9 a.m. until noon at the MSU Veterans Memorial Rose Garden on the MSU campus. The event will be held rain or shine. Participants are encouraged to dress for the weather and bring gloves. Pruning techniques for hybrid tea roses and garden shrub roses will be discussed in addition to general maintenance issues. Please RSVP by February 28 or join this class by emailing or calling 662-325-8742.

Uncompromised Word Church to host marriage conference

The Uncompromised Word Church would like to invite married couples and singles to our 6 week seminar titled: “Matches Made in Heaven”. We are looking forward to seeing you on our first session. The session times are as follows: March 2, March 16, March 30, April 6, and April 20. We are located at the United Steel Workers’ Union Hall. Sessions will begin promptly at 3 p.m.

Mount Cannie Missionary Baptist to celebrate anniversary

Mount Cannie Missionary Baptist Church of Louisville, MS will be celebrating their 86th Church Anniversary on March 2 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Reverend George Glass, Pastor of Mount Moriah M.B. Church of Macon, MS. The public is invited to attend. Dinner will be served.

Nanih Waiya FAFSA Day for Seniors

FAFSA Day for seniors will be held at Nanih Waiya Attendance Center on Monday, March 3 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Parents will receive free professional one-on-one assistance in completing federal (FAFSA) and state forms for college financial aid. Please contact Tammy Parkes, Counselor, to set up an appointment. Appointments will be on a first-come first-served basis.

Winston Guards to meet

Winston Guards #2643, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will meet on Monday, March 3, at 5:30 p.m., at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. Call 662-773-9343.

Winston Medical Center Auxiliary to meet

The Winston County Medical Center’s Auxiliary will meet Tuesday, March 4, 2013, 2:00 p. m. in the hospital’s cafeteria. Volunteers are welcomed and encouraged to attend. For additional information, contact: Mary Rose Moore at 662-773-5507 or Carolyn R. Hampton at 662-779-2109.

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ to host revival

Elder Ronnie L. Paige and the members of the Ebenezer Church of God in Christ, announces and invites all people to the annual “Spring Revival” March 5 through March 7, beginning with prayer at 7 p.m. and service at 7:30 p.m. The Evangelists for this holy event will be Elder Ronnie L. Paige, Pastor of Ebenezer COGIC and Minister Joseph Benjamin Paige of New Beginning Evangelistic COGIC of Crystal Springs, MS.

REPM to meet March 6

Tour of the Central Office of Louisville Public Schools

The tour of the central office of Louisville Public Schools will begin at the Central Office 10:45 a.m. on March 6. Refreshments will be served. The regular meeting will be held at Louisville City Hall at 1 p.m. The speaker will be Tom Bush, President of Winston County Crime Stoppers.

Health Information workshop to be held

Friends of Dean Park Inc. and Winston Medical Center present Health Information Workshop, Thursday March 6 beginning at 5:30 p.m. till 7:30 p.m. at Faith Beyond Wall Christian Center, 95 Odie Shields Road, Louisville. Directions take 15 South toward Noxapater, turn right on Young Crossing Road, take first right onto Odie Shields Road, 3rd building on the left which is behind Dean park. A healthy Spaghetti Dinner will be served. Topics: Resources for medical care and other services for low income people, resources for the medical mentally ill, and Medical Waiver and Meals on Wheels. For more information call Richard Moncrief, President of Dean Park, Inc 662-736-3323, Elmetra Patterson, Vice President of Dean Park, Inc. 510-672-2106 or Brandi Krajewski, Winston Medical Center, 662-773-5111.

Prevent Bullying workshop to be held

March is “Prevent Bullying” month at the Family Center. The workshops will inform parents about recognizing the signs and preventing bullying in our schools and communities. The counselors of the Louisville Municipal School District will provide valuable information to help combat bullying. Pre-K through 6th grade parents’ workshop will be held at 5:15 p.m., March 6 at the Family Center. The 7th through 12th grade parents’ workshop will be held at 5:15 p.m., March 20 at the Family Center.

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ to hold revival

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ of 688 Bethany Ebenezer Road, Louisville, MS, announces and invites all people to the annual “Spring Revival”, Wednesday thru Friday, March 5 through March 7. Special prayer begins at 7 p.m. with services beginning at 7:30 p.m.. Elder Ronnie L. Paige, Pastor of Ebenezer COGIC and Minister Benjamin Joseph Paige of New Beginnings Evangelistic COGIC of Crystal Springs, MS will be delivering the anointed Word of God each night. Please feel free to come and receive a special blessing from our Lord Jesus Christ.

HealthHelp MS to answer questions

Latisha Butler with HealthHelp Mississippi (Starkville, MS) will return to the Winston County Library on Monday, March 10 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mrs. Butler will answer questions about the Affordable Care Act and go through the website with anyone who needs help filing for a health insurance application, or if anyone just wants to see if they are eligible for insurance under the ACA, and how much it would be. This will be the only date in March that she will be able to come to the library, before the March 31 deadline for filing for insurance.

Knitting and Crocheting Workshop March 15

Do you need help with Knitting or Crochet project? The Louisville “Life’s a Stitch” Group is sponsoring another workshop where you can get assistance with your current /new knitting or crocheting projects. You will need to bring your pattern, needles or hook and yarn. Cost is $5, date Saturday, March 15 from 9 a.m. until 12noon at the Winston County Chamber of Commerce, 311 West Park Street, 2nd Floor Conference Room accessible by stairs. Sign up by calling Rebecca at 662-773-5904. Find us on Facebook at Life’s a Stitch.

Mounty Cannie Missionary Baptist to have youth revival

Mount Cannie Missionary Baptist Church of Louisville will be having their Youth Revival Sunday, March 16 through Tuesday, March 18. The revival will begin at 5 p.m. Sunday and 7:30 p.m. Monday and Tuesday. The guest speaker will be Reverend Joe Glass, Pastor of Plesant Ridge M.B. Church of Noxpater, MS. The public is invited to attend.

Lay blood pressure screening training to be held

Lay blood pressure screening training will be held on Tuesday, March 18 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Calvary Apostolic Life Center at 104 Beal Street in Louisville.

GFWC 20th Century Club planning run

GFWC 20th Century Club of Ackerman is sponsoring a 5K Run to benefit Wounded Warriors on Saturday, March 29 at 8 a.m. and a Kid’s Fun Run at 9 a.m. in downtown Ackerman. One hundred percent of all proceeds will go to the Wounded Warrior Project. For more information, call 1-808-372-2259 or register online at

Oak Grove # 2 M. B. Church taking trip to Iowa May 2

Oak Grove #2 M.B. Church will be going to Davenport IA. On May 2, 2014, leaving at 5:00 a.m. and will depart for home on May 4 at 3:00 p.m. If anyone is interested in going on this trip please contact: Dixie Patty 662-773-3951, Shirley Smith 662-773-9546, Linda Mitchell 662-803-5347 or Norris Jernigan 662-228-1206

Airport board meeting First Monday

The Louisville-Winston County Airport Authority board announces that it will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on the first Monday of each month. Said meetings will begin at 5:30 pm and will be conducted at the City of Louisville board room, City Hall, Louisville.

French Camp Academy to present play

French Camp Academy in French Camp, MS presents the play, It’s a Wonderful Life, by James Rodgers on Friday and Saturday nights at 7:00 in the King Auditorium. Enjoy this stage performance of a favorite all-American story where Clarence earns his wings and George Bailey realizes his is a wonderful life. Tickets are available at the door for $8.00 for adults and $3.00 for 18 years old and under. For more information contact Sylvia Dickson at (662) 547-6482.

AA meets on Monday and Wednesday nights

Louisville/Winston County Alcoholics Anonymous will now meet Monday and Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the community house.

Paparazzi meet fourth Thursday of each month

The Winston County Paparazzi are meeting on fourth Thursday of each month. 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 of each month 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.

Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteers have many opportunities with Sta-Home such as providing companionship to patients and caregivers, shopping for the families, light housekeeping, baking and cooking, filing and making phone calls. Currently we are looking for volunteers ages 16 years and older with a valid driver’s license and proof of auto insurance. If you are interested in volunteering with Sta-Home please call Shannon Withers a call at (601) 481-5824 or email