Calendar of Events

Meeting about classes to be offered set for May 3 MSU College of Education is planning to offer graduate classes starting this summer at Eiland Middle School for teachers who are interested in working on their master’s or specialist’s degree. A meeting for anyone interested in taking courses will be held Thursday, May 3 at 3:30 pm in the PDS Room at Eiland to answer any questions. Dr. Jayroe and Dr. Devon Brenner (Interim Department Head for Curriculum, Instruction & Special Education) will be conducting the meeting. Leadership Workshop set for May 3 On Thursday, May 3, at 6:15 p.m., at the Winston County Extension Office for a Leadership Workshop. Come learn important skills on how to be an effective leader in the community. To sign-up or for more information, call Rita Tanksley at the Extension Office at 662-773-3091. MCT2 Pep Rally May 3, 5-6 p.m. Parents, students, and teachers are invited to the DISTRICT-WIDE MCT2 Pep Rally on May 3 at Louisville Elementary School Auditorium from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Come and join the excitement as we gear up and get ready to do our best to excel on the State test. Annual Book Sale May 3-5 Friends of the Library will hold their annual Book Sale at the Winston County Library, May 3, 4, and 5. Doors will open Thursday and Friday from 8:30 am – 4:30 pm and Saturday from 8:30 am – 12:00 pm. Come join us, buy some books and help support your local library. 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. First Presbyterian to host supper and auction May 3 Youth at First Presbyterian Church of Louisville are hosting a supper May 3 and auction. The cost of the dinner is $15 and includes spaghetti, salad, bread, dessert and tea. Starting at 5:30 silent auction ends at 8. Senior Citizen Day Celebration May 4 Winston County Triad Annual Senior Citizen Day Celebration will be May 4 at Dean Park. It will begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 2 p.m. the public is invited, and everyone is asked to bring a covered dish. Call 662-803-9411 or 662-736-3500 for more information. Old Bond School Reunion May 5 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 May 5 The Kids & Kats Rodeo at Legion State Park will be held May 5. Free to kids 14 and under when accompanied by an adult. Registration begins at 7 am. Kids bring your own fishing gear, bait, and cooler. Names will be drawn for prizes. Refreshments will be served. 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. Memorial Service May 6, 10 a.m. Memorial services will be held at Mount Hope Church of Christ in Dancy on Sunday, May 6 at 10 a.m. Peter Salley will be in charge of the services. Mt Pleasant No. 2 event May 6 The Mt Pleasant No. 2 Dance Ministry will be having an Afternoon of Praise on May 6, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. We are inviting everyone to come and join us in praise. Women’s Day Service May 6, 3 p.m. The pastor and entire church family of Center Ridge M.B. Church cordially invite you to come and share in their annual Women’s Day Service on May 6 at 3 p.m. Rev. Herbert Shields, associate minister of The Millers Chapel Church of Macon will be our guest speaker. Winston Guards to meet May 7 Winston Guards No. 2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet Monday, May 7 at 5:30 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. Spring Revival May 6-8 Harper Chapel M. B. Church will be having our annual Spring Revival May 6, 7, and 8, 2012 at 7:00 P. M. nightly; Sunday evening speaker Rev. Patrick Macon of White Plain; Monday, Danya Turner associate minister of Mill Spring, and Tuesday Rev, Andrew Fair of Fancher Hill M. B. Church. The public is invited to come and join us in a time of praise and worship. Red Hill Senior Citizens meeting May 8 The Red Hills Senior Citizens will meet May 8 from 11 a.m. until 3 p.m. We will have plenty of laughs and tons of fun playing games. We ask that each attendee bring a covered dish. MCT2 Test Scheduled May 8-11 The MCT2 (Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition) will be given to elementary and middle school students in grades 3-8 the week of May 8-11. The following subjects will be tested: Reading, Language Arts, and Math. If you have any questions concerning the MCT2 test, please contact the school principal. Workshop May 12 Winston County Self Help Cooperative Homemade Rolls Workshop is Sat., May 12, 2012 11:00AM until 1:00PM at the Louisville Extension Office located at 460 Vance Street in Louisville, MS. Everyone is invited come out and learn how to “Save Money in the Kitchen”. Admission is FREE! For more information contact Maria Headd at 662-779-2400 Mississippi State NAACP Conference Meeting May 12 Mississippi State NAACP Conference Meeting will be held May 12 at 10 AM at Lake Tiak O’Khata – Honeysuckle Lodge. Followed immediately in the Main Dining Room the crowning of Annual Medgar Evers as Mother- Of- the -Year. The luncheon is $15 donation. Contact: Charles Hampton 662-803-0635 Winston Medical Center Nursing Home to host beauty pageant May 17 Baby/Children’s Pageant Ages Birth-5 yrs. Thursday, May 17, at 6 P.M. Winston Medical Center-Nursing Home Activity Room Registration fee is $15 Registration forms may be picked up 8:00 A.M.-4:30 P.M. in Activity Department/ Deadline for registration is Wednesday, May 16, 2012. Contact: Mandy Tucker or Sharon Clark for more information @662-779-5121 Dixon Day May 19, 10 a.m. The 29th Annual Dixon Day will be held at the Neshoba Co. Fairground on May 19 beginning at 10 a.m. Lunch will be served picnic style. Plates, drinks, and ice will be provided. All former teacher, students, families, neighbors, and friends are invited to attend. For more information call Patsy Davis at 601-656-3795. Class of ’72 meeting May 20, 6 p.m. The Class of 1972 will meet May 20 at City Hall at 6 p.m. For more information contact V. Hathorn at 662-773-6239 or M. Haynes at 662-773-5438. Appreciation Service May 20, 3 p.m. Hopewell United Methodist Church cordially invites you to come and share with us in the Appreciation Service for our Pastor Charles W. Kelly and Wife, May 20 at 3 p.m. The special guest will be Pastor Eddie B. Robinson and the Lonely Valley CME Church of Louisville. We look forward to seeing each of you on this special occasion to honor the pastor. Women’s Day Program May 27, 3 p.m. Mt. Sinai Missionary Baptist Church and Women’s Ministry invite the public to come and worship with us on our Women’s Day on May 27 at 3 p.m. Our guest minister is Minister Joyce Clark, Pleasant Ridge Baptist Church in Noxapater. Our theme is “Sisters in the Spirit.” Center Ridge Homecoming May 27 Center Ridge 3rd Annual Homecoming will be Sunday, May 27 at Dean Park Hwy. 15 The Homecoming Program will begin at 5 pm under the Pavilion. For more information please contact Tamara Frazier 662-803-4129 or Linda Floyd 662-705-8141. Center Ridge Choir to perform Center Ridge Community Choir will be performing during the Homecoming program. There will be two rehearsal. For more information please contact Rita Harris 601-781-0540 or Mary Goss 662-773-7514. Hamm Reunion June 9th, 10 a.m. James and Margarett Hamm Reunion will be June 9th at Macedonia Baptist Church Life Center from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Come bring a dish and enjoy the fellowship. 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