Calendar of events

Library to celebrate National Library Week

Dr. Jeff Wilson will host a gardening program at the Winston County Library on Wednesday, April 16 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Dr. Wilson is a horticulturalist with the MSU Extension office.

Easter Holy Week Services to be held

South Louisville Baptist Church will host Holy Week services April 14 through April 18. The services will begin at 12 noon each day.

Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church to host Spring Revival

The Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church Spring Revival will be held on April 16­18, 2014 at 7 p.m nightly. The guest evangelist will be Dr. Gregory Jones of Elbernezer M.B. Church of Starkville, MS. The Public is invited to to attend services. Pastor Rev. Donald Bryant.

Friends of the Noxubee Refuge to host spring meeting

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold their spring General Membership Meeting on Thursday April 17 at 6:30 in the Refuge Visitor Center. Dr. Rick Kaminski will present The Migratory Bird Habitat Initiative and Where have all the Mallards Gone?
Quarterly meetings of the Friends of Noxubee Refuge are free and open to the public. A social time with refreshments will follow.

Good Friday Prayer and Song Program to be held

A Good Friday Prayer and Song program, sponsored by Claudell Weaver, Dean Park Commissioner of District 2 will be held from 12 to 1 p.m. Friday, April 18 at Dean Park located on highway 15 south in the Center Ridge Community. The reason for the program is to celebrate the death and rise of Jesus. Please attend and lend your voices in prayer for our Nation, State, Cities and Towns, Schools and Work Places, Families and Communities.

United Ministry to host bake sale

The Winston County United Ministry will hold its annual Bake Sale on Friday, April 18, beginning at 7 a.m. in front of Tabor Drugs. The proceeds will go to support the Ministry and Cornerstone Clinic.

Mt. Olive to host Good Friday celebration

There will be a Good Friday fellowship and celebration at the Mt. Olive Bethel Harmony Association building from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Friday, April 18. Fish dinners will be served from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. Fish dinners are $5 (includes dringk). For delivery please call by 10 a.m. 662-736-3500 or 662-803-7784. A worship service will be held from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. Rev. James L. Headd of Anitioch M.B. Church will give the sermon.

New Life Apostolic church to host fundraiser

New Life Apostolic Church in Nanih Waiya will be holding a fundraiser for their building funds. There will be many guests singing including the Dunnaways. Also fried fish plates will be sold for $7 each. Come join the fellowship on April 19 from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Call 736-0082 for more information.

Friends of Noxubee Refuge to host canoe day

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold a canoe day on Bluff Lake on Saturday, April 19 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Canoes, kayaks, life jackets and paddles will be available free of charge. Launching will be near Cypress Cove Boardwalk. Go to www.friends­of­noxubee­ for more information. Call 323-­5548 in case of inclement weather.

Center Ridge M.B. Church to host revival

Center Ridge M.B. Church will be having their Spring Revival, Sunday, April 20 through Thursday, April 24. Services will begin at 7:30 nightly.
The guest minister will be Dr. Lewis Harris, Pastor of Chapel Hill M.B. Church of Ethel.

April is “Free Health Fair” month at the Family Center

The Free Health Fair opened to the public and will offer different medical screenings and valuable health information.
Come and be apart of this informative workshop on April 23 at the Family Center from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m.

Relay to host bunko night

Relay for Life Bunko will be held April 24th at the Winston County Hospital Cafeteria.
Food, fun, and refreshments will be had by all. Bunko will be from 6:30- 8:30. Register with Carol McAdory at 662-803-4257 to participate. T-shirts will be available also. To play and get a t-shirt will cost $25. Just to play and eat will be $15. Door prizes will be given away also.
The deadline for t-shirts is April 3. If you just want to play and eat, you can register up until that day provided space is still available. All proceeds from this Bunko will go to Winston County Relay for Life. If there are any businesses that would like to donate an item for the door prizes, please contact Carol McAdory.

Brushfork M.B. Church to host spring revival

Brushfork M.B. Church will host Spring Revival on April 23rd-25th at 7:30 pm nightly. Guest Speaker will be Rev. Stephen Daniels from Shiloh M.B. Church in St Paul, Minnesota. Song service will be rendered by the Caldwell Singers from West Point on Thursday night and the Crowns of Joy from Phebe on Friday night.

Freedom Fund Banquet April 26

Winston County NAACP 34th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet Saturday, April 26,, 7 p.m. Association Building,137 Armstrong Street speaker will be Rev. Charles L. White, Jr. National NAACP Director Field and Membership Contacts for tickets and ads: Letitia Jackson 662-803-2956 Renee Hampton: 662-435-4512.

Disaster fundraiser set

The Public Relation Committee of the Women’s Division of the Ministers, Deacons, and Christian Workers Council will be having our First Annual Disaster fundraiser program.
Each Church will represent with $30. Program will be held at New Zion M. B.Church on Friday, April 25 at 5 p.m. For more information call 724­4521, 724­2142 or 773­6239.

Fund raising program to be held

Paulvine M.B. Church of Louisville will be having a fund raising program at 2 p.m., Saturday, April 26. Paulvine M.B. Church is located at 999 J Foster Rd in Louisville. Send responses to PO Box 1522 Louisville MS 39339. Youth Revival at Mt. Pleasant #2 M.B. Church April 27 Guest pastor for the week: Rev. Liminski Patrick from Greenfield Baptist Church. Mt. Pleasant #2 Church pastor is Rev. Curtis Johnson. Please come and share with us in this great revival. Where: Mt. Pleasant #2 M.B. Church When: April 27-May 1 at 7 p.m.

MS Dixie Shimmer pageant to be held

The Mississippi Dixie Shimmer pageant will be held on April 26 in Ackerman at the Choctaw Community Center. The pageant will begin at 12 noon with the doors opening for contestants at 9 a.m. This is an all crown pageant with age groups for all ages babies­ moms! Come have a great time with us! Deadline has been extended! Call 662­803­8555 for more information or your entry form. Entry fee is only $35.

Union Chapel M.B. Church to host health fair

Union Chapel M.B. Church located on 142 Union Chapel Rd in Louisville will host a health fair on Saturday, April 26 from 12 to 2 p.m. For more information call 662-803-7967.

Scholarship banquet to be held

The family of the late Micheal Eichelberger would like to invite the public to the Micheal Sherrod Eichelberger Scholarship Banquet on Saturday, April 26 at 6 p.m. The banquet will be held at the Macon Civil Center at 16291 Highway 45 in Macon. Please make contributions payable to The Micheal Sherrod Eichelberger Scholarship Fund c/o Earnest and Katherine Eichelberger 16302 Highway 14 Macon, MS 39341. Tickets are $25 per person.

Central District Log-A-Load for Kids to host auction

The Central District Log-A-Load for Kids Auction will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, April 26 at the Mars Hill Volunteer Fire Department. Fish and Chicken plates will be served starting at 4 p.m. Adult plates are $10 and Kids 12 and under are $5.

Bethel M.B. Church to host appreciation day

Bethel M.B. Church Family and Dr. Ivory McDaniel, Pastor, will be celebrating Rev. Carl Swanigan’s (Minister of Music) 36th on April 27 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Jerry Lee of Friendship M.B. Church of Louisville. The public is invited.

Ebenezer Church of God to host Women’s day program

Missionary Janice Paige and the Women’s’ Department of Ebenezer Church of God in Christ cordially invites your entire church family to the annual “Women’s Day Program” to be held on the 4th Sunday, April 27 at 3 p.m. The theme for the program is “Lydia: A Worshiper of the Lord God”. There will be great gospel singing and an anointed Word from a dynamic woman of God, Evangelist Lillie Anderson of Mill Springs M. B. Church of Weir, MS. All women are asked to wear white for this special occasion.

Youth Revival to be held

Friendship M.B. Church will host a youth revival beginning on Monday, April 28 through Wednesday, April 30 at 7 p.m. each night.
The speaker will be Rev. Ken Ashford, Pastor of Finding Your Way through Christ Ministries, of Starkville, MS. Again, we are looking forward to having you worship with us during this Holy Spirit Event.

REPM to meet

The REPM will meet at City Hall at 1 p.m., May 1. Guest speakers will be legislators that serve Winston County. A love offering will be taken up for Winston County Crime Stoppers.

Friends of the Library Book Sale

Friends of the Library will hold a book sale May 1-3 at the Winston County Library. Doors will open from Thursday through Friday 8:30 a.m. -6:00 p.m. and Sat. 8:30-11 a.m. Come join us, buy some books and help support your local library.

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.

Old Bond School reunion to be held

Old Bond School reunion will be held May 3 at the Murphy Creek multi­purpose building. It will begin at 2 p.m. Everyone connected to Bond school is cordially invited to attend. Call Frances Ball at 773­-3664.

Kids N Kats Fishing Rodeo to be held

Scheduled for May 3, 2014 with registration beginning at 7 am., the Rodeo will be from 7­ 11 am at Legion State Park Lake. Children ages 15 and under are invited to participate. Please bring your own poles, bait and tackle. Each child must be accompanied by an adult or parent and each adult is expected to assist the child in registration and sign the necessary forms. Door prizes will be given. Hot dogs, chips, cookies and drinks will be served.

Liberty Baptist Church to host Memorial Services

Memorial Services will be held May 4 at Liberty Baptist Church. Cemetery meeting will begin at 10:30 a.m., Worship at 11 a.m. and lunch at 12 p.m.

Child Passenger Safety class May 7-9

On May 7-9, there will be a Child Passenger Safety Tech Class held at the City of Louisville Fire Department. Instructor Brad Williams will be teaching the class. The class will start at 8 a.m. and will end at 5 p.m. each day. If anyone is interested in this class they can sign up online. There is an $85 course fee. The website for the Child Passenger Safety Class signup is

Pre-Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion to be held

The 25th Pre-Mother’s Day Gospel Explosion will be held Saturday, May 10 at 6:30 p.m. at the Calhoun County Multi-Purpose Building in Pittsboro. Featured guests are the Kaiser Singers of Yazoo City, The Golden Echoes of Tupelo, The Mighty Voices of Columbus, The Gospel Lites of Bruce, The Spiritual Harmoneers of Houston, The Shining Stars of Calhoun City, and the Wilson Sings of Tchula. The Emcee for this program will be Charles Golden. For more information contact sponsor, Dorothy “Dot” Petty at 662-628-1565 or 662-417-8601.

East Louisville Baptist Church to host car wash

East Louisville Baptist Church will host a car wash at 8 a.m. on May 10. All proceeds go to the East Louisville Baptist Church missions ministry.

Calvary Apostolic spring health fair to be held

The Calvary Apostolic health fair will be held from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m., Saturday, May 17 at 104 Beal Street in Louisville.

East Louisville to host supper

East Louisville Baptist Church will host a spaghetti supper from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. May 17 in the church family life center. Tickets may be purchased by calling 662-736-4849. All proceeds goes to the East Louisville Baptist Church mission ministry.

Red Hills Art Association’s 36th Annual Art Competition May 16-23, 2014

Red Hills Art Association would like businesses and individuals in our community to participate in our Purchase Awards on Thursday May 15th 11 am until 1 pm at Winston County Library. We understand that we have new businesses and individuals in Winston County. Each individual or business will promise to award their ribbon to an artist and buy this art work of their choice. This day is called Purchase Award Day. Participants have first choice before the show opens to the public to buy and award an art work that has been judged by (this year) Greg Cartmell from Meridian. If interested please contact Larry Howell 773-8617 or email at

Pine Grove Church of God­Edinburg to host spring fling

The Annual Spring Fling will be held Saturday, May 17 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. on the church grounds. Bo Surber’s famous BBQ ribs (plates or racks) will be available at 11 a.m. A sweet shop with a huge variety of desserts will also be available. There will be games with prizes and face painting for all ages and an auction in the afternoon are just some of the activities and events planned throughout the day. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the day with us. All proceeds go to our building fund. Call 601-267-3368 for more information.

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.

Ole Miss Women’s Basketball Summer Camps to be held

Camp is a great time for the coaches to see your game, and we’d love to have you in our gym. Day Camp is June 2-5. Team Camp is June 8-10. Elite Skills Sessions are June 11 or June 21. Shootout is June 20. For more information contact 662-915-7592 or email .

Class of 1989 to host class reunion

Class of 1989 will be having their 25th class reunion August 22 and 23. Weekend events Include bowling, BBQ, and a banquet. For more information and to pay event dues contact other class members or email Tanda at or MJ at

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.