Calendar of events

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

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. Meetings will begin at 5:30 pm at the City of Louisville board room.

Aldermen meet

The Louisville Board of Aldermen regular monthly meetings are the first and third Tuesday in each month. The meetings begin at 5:30 p.m. and are held in the city hall boardroom.

Supervisors meet

The Winston County Board of Supervisors monthly meetings are the first and third Monday in each month. The meetings begin at 9 a.m. and are held in the County Courthouse boardroom.

Revival service

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ announces and invites all people to the annual “Holy Ghost and Fire” revival service, beginning Sunday, July 13 thru Tuesday, July 15th, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. nightly.  Special prayer time begins at 7:00 p.m.

Choir Day

You are cordially invited to come and share with us in our First Combine Choir Day July 27, 2014 at 3:00 O’clock at Friendship MB Church located at 506 Jones Ave. Louisville, MS.

Annual Summer Revival

Annual Summer Revival will be held at Friendship MB Church located at 506 Jones Ave. Louisville, MS starting Monday, July 28 through Wednesday, July 30, 2014 at 7:00 p.m. each night.
The evangelist for the revival will be Reverend Sam Bonner Sr., the pastor of New Prairie Grove Church located in Starkville, MS.

Semi pro league trying to be established July 18

Persons interested in becoming a CEO of own semi pro team with MidSouth Football League call 662-803-6867 before July 18.

Church of Christ help

The Louisville church of Christ tornado relief effort will now be open ONLY on Tuesdays 9:00 – 5:00 to assist people with supplies. The church of Christ is located at 59 Bond Road.  They have clothing, food, baby supplies, and many more needed items. For more information call 773-8178 or 773-5631.

West Kemper Class of 1973 to host conference

The West Kemper Class of 1973 will host a conference call on August 12 for all who are interested in traveling to New Orleans on September 3 for 3 days. For more information contact Dewayne Steele at 662-549-1692.

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.

Walking in Wellness

Walking in Wellness begins every Saturday morning from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. at Ivy Park which is located at 201 Ivy Avenue Louisville.

Church Announcement

Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church will celebrate their Pastor and Wife (Reverend and Sis. Donald Mark Bryant) 15th year Appreciation Program on July 20, 2014, (Third Sunday), evening at 3:00 pm. The guest speaker for the occasion will be Rev. James Moore of Philadelphia and the Traveler’s Rest M. B. Church of Mathiston. A fellowship meal will be served following the program. The public is welcome and invited to share with Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church, Rev. Donald Bryant, pastor.

Camp I Believe

August 8-10
Gentiva Hospice will sponsor “Camp I Believe” at Camp Lake Stephens in Oxford from August 8-10 . This camp is for children ages 7-14 who have experienced the death of a loved one. Open to children across North Mississippi area. Camps are organized and operated by skilled professionals such as social workers, bereavement and spiritual care coordinators, and trained volunteers. For more information or to request a camper application, please contact Dori Jenrette at 662-615-1519 or visit website at

Mt. Hermon honors Pastor and wife

Mt. Hermon Missionary Baptist Church, 606 Little St., West Point, celebrates the seventh anniversary of Pastor Tim and First Lady Glenda Brinkley July 20, during the morning and afternoon worship services. The theme is “Honoring Our Pastor” from Psalm 37:23. The morning speaker is Minister Joe Smith and the afternoon speaker is the Rev. Anthony McIntosh, pastor of Mt. Bell Baptist Church, Louisville. At 10:30 a.m. a special ceremony releasing a bouquet of balloons with a special prayer attached will take place on the church grounds. Lemonade and cookies will be served before the morning worship service. Dinner will be served following the afternoon service. The public is invited.

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church Revival Services

July 13-16
Sunday, July 13 at 11:00 AM and 6:30 PM. Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday at 7:00 PM. Bro. Randall Creel will be preaching. Everyone is invited.

Revival Restoration

July 20-24
Center Ridge M.B. Church in Louisville will host their Revival Restoration from July 20-24 at 7:30 p.m. nightly. Guest speaker for the event will be Rev. J. Curtis Pace of New Bethel Southern Baptist Church in Philadelphia. All are invited to attend.

Operation Christmas Child

Come one Come All to Christmas in July. Operation Christmas Child, hear how Operation Christmas Child, saved a family living under a bridge, and much more. Where: First Baptist Church The MAC 3000 Blue Catt Road, Columbus, MS. When: Saturday, July 19. Time: 10:00 a.m. to 12:00.
If interested in going. Call Mary Ann Yates 773-7639. Will take Church bus if enough want to go.

Sidewalk Event

The Annual Merchants Sidewalk  Sale will be held Friday, July 11 and Saturday July 12, 2014.  Come join the fun and find bargains galore, visit with your friends a have lunch.  Merchants will have items in front of their stores all around town.

Canoe event July 12

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold Canoeing on Bluff Lake Saturday July 12 from 8 a.m. until noon.  Canoes and kayaks will be available free of charge.  Call 323-5548 for more information.

REPM meeting set Aug. 7

Retired Education Personnel meeting set Aug. 7
Date: August 7, 2014
Place: Louisville City Hall
Time: 1:00 PM
Speakers:  “The Winston County Four”
Mike Arledge, Sheriff of Lowndes County
Clay Bane, Captain of G Troop of the Miss Highway Patrol
Steve Gladney, Sheriff of Oktibbeha County
Jason Pugh, Sheriff of Winston County
A donation will be taken up for the Winston County Crime Stoppers.

Women’s Day at Mt. Pleasant No. 2 M.B. Church set

Everyone is invited to our Women’s Day Program:
Where: Mt. Pleasant No. 2 M.B. Church
When: July 27, 2014
Time: 3:00 PM
Pastor: Rev. Curtis Johnson
Contact person: Sister Bessie Phillips at662-724-4167.

VBS set at Wess

Wess Chapel Baptist Church on McLeod Road will have Vacation Bible School July 11 & 12 from 6:00-8:30 pm. Ages 3-12 are invited to Blast Off with us and learn about God’s love.

VBS set at The Way

Vacation Bible School at The Way Community Church, 5769 HWY 15 S. July 21st – 24th, 5:30-8:30 PM. “Teachings of Jesus” under the big tent!!

Disaster Relief Drive

Union Chapel MC Church is hosting a disaster relief drive from 10-12 p.m., Saturday, July 12, 2014 at 142 Union Chapel Rd. Louisville, MS with Rev. Billy J. Clay

Mt. Pleasant Summer Youth Revival

Mt. Pleasant #1 located at 2058 Evergreen Road, Louisville, MS will be having a Summer Youth Revival and invites the public to attend.  Sunday, July 20 at 3:00 p.m. and Monday, July 21-Tuesday, July 22, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. nightly.  The theme is “Youth on fire for their future!” Jeremiah 29:11.There will be Anointed Preaching, Healing and Deliverance, and  Anointed Singing each night. Speakers include: Pastor Quinton Harmon, Minister Adam Lowery, Evangelist Sherry Hathorn. Please join us as we lift the name of Jesus up! For more information 662-341-0928 or 662-341-0916.

Choctaw County Farmers’ Market to hold special events in July

The Choctaw County Farmers’ Market will have two special events this month.
July 11 at 9:00am food demonstration by Extension Nutrition Educator Pam Awad. Master Gardeners will also be selling newly made Papercrete flower pots.
July 18 at 9:00am Ashley Peeples Fondren of Ackerman will demonstrate how to make easy, delicious foods from blueberries, including blueberry salsa.
The Farmers’ Market will be held every Friday of July from 7:30-10:30am at the intersection of Hwys 12 & 15 in Ackerman. The market will be in French Camp Historic District Saturday, July 12 from 8:00am-12:00. Anyone who has extra vegetables or fruit to sell should call Darrell Banks, Agriculture & Natural Resources/4H, at the Choctaw County Extension Office at 285-6337. There is no vendor fee.