Calendar of Events

AARP to meet April 11 Winston County area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their April 11, 2012 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 P.M. Members are asked to please be present. Noxapater Attendance Center Pre-K and Kindergarten Registration April 11-13 Noxapater Attendance Center’s registration for Pre-K and Kindergarten will be held April 11-13. The number of students registering for the Pre-K class at Noxapater School will determine if the class becomes available. If you have a child who will be four years of age for Pre-K and five years of age for kindergarten on or before Sept. 1, please come to the school to register them. If you are unable to come to registration on April 12, please call the school for an appointment to register. A certified copy of the child’s birth certificate, immunization record (shot record), two proofs of residency, and the child’s social security card will be needed for registration. If you do not have all of these items at registration time, you may bring them later. Spring Revival April 11-13, 7 p.m. Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church will hold its annual Spring Revival on April 11-13 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Dr. Carpenter of Starkville. The public is invited and welcome to attend. Pastor, Rev. Donald M. Bryant. Concert April 13 The Browders from Hiltons, VA will be in concert at Singleton United Methodist Church (located 11 miles south of Kosciusko off Hwy 35) on Friday, April 13 at 7:00 pm. No admission, but donations will be accepted. For more information call 662-289-9126 or 601-267-9087. Smith Family Reunion April 14 Smith Family Reunion will be held at Richard Smith’s residence on Hartness Road, April 14, 2012 beginning at 6:00 P. M. Being a covered dish and enjoy fun, food and fellowship. For more information call 662-803-7626. Pine Grove Spring Fling April 14 Pine Grove Spring Fling will be held Saturday April 14, 2012 beginning at 10:00 am until 3:00 PM at the church parking lot 13 miles East of Carthage or 1/2 miles from Edinburg on the right. There will be Bo Suber’s famous BBQ ribs, sold by the plate or rack starting at 11:00 until 2:00. There will be games, sweet shop and an auction. Proceeds will go to the building fund. Louisville Eagles Youth Softball Tournament April 14 The Louisville Eagles Youth Football organization will host a softball tournament on April 14 at Academy Park in Louisville. Entry fee for the tournament is $150. The first place prize is $500, the second and third place winners will receive a trophy. For more information you may contact Petey Thames (662-803-7235), Dink Hughes (662-769-2525), or Pattie Hall (662-803-2224). Golf tourney set April 14 Phyllis Graham- Steven Moss, Benefit Golf Tournament April 14, 2012 at Ackerman Country Club. You can purchase a Commemorative Shirt at $10 Prayer Breakfast April 14 District Twelve Ninth Annual Prayer Breakfast at Lake Tiak O’Khata Resort 213 Smyth Lake Road at the Pine Ridge Lodge, Louisville, MS. Saturday April 14, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Donation is $20 The guest speaker will be Evangelist Sammie Johnson Everett of Lake City , FL. For more information contact 662-773-7855 or 662-773-9783 . Dean Park meeting April 14 Dean Park Commissioners Invite everyone to a Community Meeting on April 14, 2012 at 12 noon under the Pavilion The purpose: To provide information about the role of the commissioners; To get input and suggestions from you ; To include you in the overall goals and use of the park Please plan to attend and bring a friend For more information, call District 2 Commissioner Mrs. Weaver at 773-9414 The Good Samaritan All Gaited Horse Show April 14, 2012 at 5 p.m. Louisville Coliseum, Louisville $5 Admission, children under 10 free A donation from the show will go to helping people who have needs in travel expenses to see doctors. Also local people who have lost their home and possessions by fire. Last year the Good Samaritan horse show donated to the Salvation Army, St. Jude Hospital and Have a Heart Rescue Horses. We will have Mr. Kenneth Price with his World Champion mule, Happy Feet. There will be a mule class as well. We plan on having Mr. Price and Happy Feet put on an exhibition early on during the show. Bring your children and yourself to see this show. We will get you home early! Where could you spend $5 and see a show like this? If you want to donate to this worthy cause, make checks out to Good Samaritan Horse Show and take by Renasant Bank or deposit cash. We will have great food as an award winning BBQ team, Up in Smoke will be cooking food there. We hope to see you at the horse show!!! For more information contact Harlan Hatcher at 662-285-6993. Class of 1982 to meet April 15 The Louisville Class of 1982 will be celebrating its 30th year Class Reunion the weekend of September 7, 2012. All 1982 Winston county high school graduates are invited to attend. There will be a planning meeting at 6:00 p.m. Sunday, April 15 at City Hall. If you need additional information please contact Mary Hampton Hardy (662-803-8909) or Patricia Miller Ball(662-803-0901). Center Ridge event April 16-20 Center Ridge M.B. Church, 4019 HWY 15 South of Louisville You are cordially invited to come and share in our annual Spring Revival the week of April 16- 20, 2012.Services will start each evening at 7:00 P. M., Rev. Cedric Wooten associate minister of Mount Moriah M. B. Church, Macon MS will be our guest speaker. Come any night of your choice. We are asking your choir to come and help us in our song services Spring Revival April 18-20 Spring Revival April 18 – 20 at Oak Grove #2 M. B> Church on Enon Road, Louisville. Services April 18 through 20th each evening beginning at 7:30 P. M. The guest speaker will be Rev. Joe Shumaker Pastor of Spring Hill M.B. Church. The public is invited. JA Tasting Tea April 21 Junior Auxiliary will be hosting a Tasting Tea on April 21, 2012 at the First Methodist Church from 11am to 1 pm. There will be a silent auction as well as great food. Tickets are $10 a piece and any JA member has plenty. Please call (662) 705-0703 for more information. Also if someone has a craft or donation that they would life to give, they are welcome. All proceeds go to help the children of Winston County. Trail Ride set for April 21 A Trail Ride will be held on Saturday, April 21 in south Winston County. It will leave the Indian Springs church parking lot at 10 a.m. and return in 5-6 hours. Bring your sack lunch for the trail. Food will be served at the end of the ride by the ladies of Indian Springs. “If you don’t have a horse, come ride in one of the wagons with us!” 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. Union Chapel to host events April and April 22 April 15 – Union Chapel M.B. Church will have a dedication program dedicating their new facility on Sunday, April 15, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. David Malone, Pastor of Maple Springs and Piney Grove United Methodist Churches. The public is cordially invited. April 22 – Union Chapel Mass Choir will present a Spring Musical on Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The special guest will be the Wildwood Choir from Louisville, MS. The public is cordially invited to attend this event. Azusa Street at Assembly of God April 22 Louisville First Assembly of God; 203 Ivy Avenue, Louisville presents Azusa Street with Dr. Larry Martin, everyone is invited, Sunday, April 22, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. and 6:30 p.m. Monday through Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. each evening. For more information contact Pastor Kenneth Hall 662-803-0773, “A Cause to Celebrate” April 22 3 p.m. Bethel M.B. Church family and Rev. Jessie Townsel, Jr., Pastor, will be hosting Rev. Carl Swanigan a 34-year Musical Appreciation Service on the 4th Sunday, April 22 at 3 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Tommie Stallings of Starkville. Guest group will be The Gospel Angels of Fulton. “We Count it All Joy.” Come and help us to show love on this special occasion. The public is invited. Mt Pleasant No. 2 M. B. Church Spring Revival April 22-26 You are cordially invited to come and share in our Annual Spring Revival. It is scheduled for the week of April 22-26, 2012. Services will start each evening at 7:00 P. M. The Rev. Dorsett Buckley, the Pastor of Mt. Zion M.B. Church in Union, MS will be our guest speaker. The public is invited to attend. Republican caucuses set for 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. 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. Old Bond School Reunion May 5, 2-4 p.m. 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 set May 5 The Friends of Legion State Park have planned their Annual Fishing Rodeo at the Legion State Park Lodge for May 5, 2012 beginning at 10 am. 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. 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