Calendar of events

Child Passenger Safety class

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

Winston County Triad’s Annual Senior Citizen day to be held

Winston County Triad’s Annual Senior Citizen Day will be May 8 at Winston County Extension, beginning at 11 a.m. There will be food, fellowship, and fun. Call 736-3500 or 803-9411 for more information.

Beth-Eden Memorial day to be held

The annual Memorial Day at Beth-Eden Lutheran Church will be held Sunday, May11 at 11 a.m. There will be a covered dish dinner following the worship service. The Beth-Eden Cemetery committee will meet on Friday, May 9 at 7 p.m. at the church.

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.

Winston County Disaster Relief Concert to be held

A Winston County Disaster Relief Concert will be held at 6 p.m., Saturday, May 10 at the Catfish Opry in Noxapater. Special Guests include Sean Greer, Ben Johns, Mark Goldbeck, Bobby Orr, The Wells Brothers, and special guest Steve Blaze of Lillian Axe playing with Jason Stewart, Paul Wells, Jason Williams, Mike Brewer, Eddie Yarbrough, Joey Estes, and Micah Rueber. Admission is $10 for concert and $20 for concert and dinner. All other donations such as canned goods, water, and clothing will be accepted. All proceed will go to the Winston County Disaster Relief.

Douglas Burton Family Benefit to be held

A benefit for the Douglas Burton family will be held Saturday, May 10 from 8 a.m. until at the Louisville High School. Please bring your family out for a fun filled day! There will be live music, pony rides, a cake walk, face painting, jumpers and slides, a ring toss, and a cars/trucks/motorcycles show. The auction will begin 4 p.m. Guns and gas cards will be given away at 4 p.m. Any donation to the auction or baked good for the cake walk would be greatly appreciated. There will be hamburger and hotdog plates too. All proceeds will go to the Douglas Burton family to help pay for medical expenses. This benefit is sponsored by Modern Woodmen who have agreed to match funds up to $2,500. For more information contact Charlotte Moore at 662-118-8621 or Stephanie Hemphill at 662-803-1447.

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 mission’s ministry.

Red Hills Senior Citizens to meet

Red Hills Senior Citizens will meet Tuesday, May 13 at the Winston County Extension office from 11 a.m. until 2 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. Boo Reed will be the special guest.

AARP to meet

Winston County Area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their May 14 meeting in City Hall at 11 a.m. This is the last meeting before vacation. Members are asked to please be present and on time.

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.

Dixon day to be held

Dixon Day will be held Saturday, May 17 at the Neshoba County Fairgrounds beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served picnic style. All former students, teachers, families, neighbors, and friends are invited to attend. For more information call Patsy Davis at 601-656-3795.

Jackson Field Memorial

The Jackson Field Memorial will be held at 2:30 p.m., May 18.

Greensboro to host Spring revival

Greensboro will be having spring revival May 19-21 at 7 p.m. The speaker will be Rev. Dr. Michael Taylor, Pastor of Mt. Calvary M.B. Church in Louisville. Carl Swanigan is the pastor. Church is located at 2329 Metts Street in Louisville.

Ford School Reunion to be held

Ford School Reunion will be held Saturday, May 24 at Lake Tiak O’Khata beginning at 10:30 a.m. Dutch treat lunch available. For more information call Charles Atkinson at 662-323-9348 or Gladys Eubanks at 773-2645.

Oak Grove Pastor’s Aid

Oak Grove #2 M.B. Church will host a Pastor’s Aid Program on Sunday, May 25 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Bobby Carter pastor of Uncompromised Word Church. Our pastor is Rev. Anthony Thames.

Bethel Methodist Church Memorial to be held

The annual memorial service at Bethel Methodist Church will be celebrated at 11 a.m. on Sunday May 25. The service will be conducted by Tommie Joe Wylie of Louisville. This is the only scheduled event at the old country church on Sharp Road in the Chestnut Grove community, where Oktibbeha, Choctaw, and Winston Counties merge. This year is the 140th anniversary of the founding of Bethel Methodist Church and the 145th anniversary of the founding of Chestnut Grove Baptist Church.

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

Hamm Reunion to be held

James and Margarett Hamm reunion will be held June 14 at Macedonia Baptist Church Life Center from 10:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Please bring a covered dish.

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

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.

Annual Meeting Of Mars Hill Cemetery Fund May 20

The annual meeting of the Mars Hill Cemetery Fund will be held on Tuesday night, May 20, 2014, at 7:30 p.m. at Old Mars Hill Church in Winston County, Mississippi.  Everyone interested in the upkeep of this cemetery is invited to attend.

Miller Chapel offering meals and clothing

Miller Chapel Church Family will offer a free meal and clothing Saturday, May 10.

Louisville Church of Christ offering help

Louisville Church of Christ offering help to storm victims with supplies, clothes and more.

Grief Support

Winston Baptist Association will be starting a “Grief Share Support Group” on Monday evening, May 19 at 6:30. The facilitator for the group will be Mrs. Lisa Painter, counselor for the Winston Baptist Association. All meetings will be at the Winston Baptist Association office located at 1001 North Columbus Ave., Louisville. Everyone is invited to attend.