Calendar of Events

Youth Service set May 25 Elevate Youth service set for Friday, May 25 at 7:30 pm. at Noxapater Baptist Church with music by call3d.

Blowout Talent Show May 25, 8 p.m. The Blowout Talent Show will be held at Taylor Union Hall on May 25 at 8 p.m. The entry fee is $7. A dance will follow immediately after the talent show. If anyone is interested in participating, please contact Lasharia Yarbrough at 662-803-9896 as soon as possible.

Lampkin Homecoming May 25 Announcement: On May 25 – May 27 2012 the offspring of Alma and Squire Lampkin, Sr., will be returning to their roots in Louisville Mississippi. They are planning a weekend of family, friends, food and fun

Zama Reunion May 26 The Zama School reunion will be held on May 26, 2012, at 1:00 P.M. II will be held in what was the former Zama School Building which in now the Zama Baptist Church Worship Center. All former teachers, students and those interested in being a part of the meeting and socializing are invited to attend. This year’s theme will be School Memories so be prepared to share what you remember of your school days

The Browning Family in Concert May 26, 6 p.m. The Browning Family will be performing in concert at Philadelphia ‘s Outreach, 10440 Hwy 19 N in Philadelphia on May 26 at 6 p.m. For more information contact 662-607-6602 or 601-504-5119.

Annual Homecoming event set May 26 The 3rd annual Winston County Homecoming is scheduled on May 26 in conjunction with the Red Hills Festival. There will be a mini – museum located in the Winston County Courthouse from 9 am til 2 pm with historical photos, class photos and composites,interesting artifacts and a slide show. Folks are encouraged to bring their own photos and items and participate. To find out more about Louisville Homecoming – visit their Facebook page at Louisvillehomecoming or contact Darlene Bane at 662-803-8222.

Ford School Reunion May 26, 10:30 a.m. The Ford School Reunion will be held on May 26 at Lake Tiak O’ Khata starting at 10:30 a.m. UMC to host May 27 Memorial services Camp Ground United Methodist Church will observe Memorial services Sunday, May 27 at 11 a.m. followed by dinner on the grounds.

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. Mount Hebron Memorial May 27

“Mount Hebron Memorial chapel, formerly Mt. Hebron Methodist Church, will celebrate Memorial day at 11 AM on 27 May. Lunch will not be served, but there will be a time of fellowship. Please bring photographs and other memorabilia from Mt. Hebron and the old Central School.

Union Chapel event May 27 Union Chapel M.B. Church will have their Annual Memorial Day Program on Sunday May 27, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Reverend Sylvester Miller, III, Pastor of Bethel A.M.E. Zion Church in Brighton, Alabama. The public is cordially invited to attend.

Friends and Family Day (Homecoming) May 27 Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church will hold its annual Homecoming Friends and Family Day celebration on Sunday, May 27, 2012 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. George Love from Mt. Cannie M.B. Church of Louisville. Food will be served in the Fellowship Hall after the program. The public is invited and welcome to attend

Betheden Methodist May 27 The annual memorial service at Bethel Methodist Church will be celebrated at 11:00 AM on Sunday May 27, 2012. The church is located on Sharp Road in southwestern Oktibbeha County, one mile east of Choctaw County and one-fourth mile north of Winston County. The service will be conducted by Danny Cheatham, a lay speaker from Gum Branch Baptist Church. This is the only scheduled event held at the old country church.

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.

Academy Park tourney May 28 Women’s Softball Memorial Day Tournament of Champions will be held at Academy Park in Louisville on May 28, 2012. Entry fee is $75. Prize for 1st place is $250. Contact Sangster 662-803-7216.

Bethel- Harmony District Congress of Christian Education The Bethel Harmony District Congress Christian Leadership School will be held May 29- June 1, 2012 @ Mt. Bell M.B. Church of Louisville beginning at 5:45 p.m. Tuesday evening will be youth night and musical following class study. The public is welcome to come be inspired and informed by certified instructors. President, Rev. Preston Coleman will address the Congress on Friday night and Dean, Dr. Nola Bryant will address the assemblage on Thursday night at 7:30pm.

Youth Revival May 30- June 1, 2012 Wesley United Methodist Church invite you to join them for their Youth Revival on Wednesday, May 30. The speaker will be Rev. Eddie Jones, Griffin UMC in Starkville, MS; Thursday May 31, speaker Rev. Theodore Cole of Jasper, MS and Rev. Michael Gibson of Jackson MS on Friday June 1. Service begins at 7:00 P. M. nightly

Academy Park tourney June 1 Men’s Softball Tournament of Champions will be held at Academy Park in Louisville on June 1-3, 2012 beginning at 6:00pm. Entry fee is $150, which is due by 6:00 pm June 1st. Prize for 1st place $500. Contact Sangster 662-803-7216. Mt. Olive District Congress June 2

Everyone would like to extend an invitation for you to share in our first Miss Mt. Olive District Congress Pageant. The pageant will be held at Mt. Ary Life Center on June 02. 2012 at 6:00p.m. Please invite your friends, neighbors and church members to come and share in this special occasion. For more information please call Adrine Reed at 724-4521, Thelma Wells@656-2732, or Charleen Johnson@803-3476.

Hamm Reunion June 9, 10 a.m. James and Margarett Hamm Reunion will be June 9 at Macedonia Baptist Church Life Center from 10 a.m. until 3:30 p.m. Come bring a dish and enjoy the fellowship.

Indian Springs Homecoming June 10 Indian Springs Assembly of God will have Homecoming and Memorial Service on Sunday June 10. The service will begin at 10 a.m. with dinner on the grounds at noon. The morning speaker will be Rev. Gerald Branum, Missionary to Western Europe. There will be featured singers during the service. You are welcome to come enjoy the worship and fellowship. 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.

Memorial Service June 10, 11 a.m. Calvary Baptist Church, 4109 Old Robinson Road in Louisville will have Memorial Services on June 10 at 11 a.m., with Dr. Paul Blanchard bringing the message, followed by a covered dish lunch in fellowship hall.

Homeownership meeting June 12 To celebrate June as being National Homeownership month the Starkville Rural Development local office will host an open house on Tuesday, June 12 in the USDA Service Center (located at 510 Hwy 25 N., Starkville, from 9:00am until 2:00pm.

VBS June 18 Mt. Sinai Vacation Bible School will be June 18, 19, and 20 beginning at 6:00pm. The theme is “Heaven’s Kitchen”.The public is invited. Contact 662-736-3500 or 662-773-7743 for more information.

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.

Class of 1982 reunion set for Sept. 7 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 6:30 Thursday, May 10, 2012 at City Hall. If you need additional information please contact Mary Hampton Hardy (662-803-8909) or Patricia Miller Ball(662-803-0901).

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 Summer Feeding Program

The Louisville Municipal School District will soon start their Summer Feeding Program, which provides free meals to all children 18 years of age and under (or persons 19 and over who are mentally or physically disabled and participating in a public or private nonprofit school program for the mentally or physically disabled.) Breakfast will be served from 7:30 a.m.—8:30 a.m., and lunch will be served 10:30 a.m.—12:30 p.m. at the follwing locations: Eiland Middle School, Monday—Friday, June 4-29. Nanih Waiya and Noxapater schools, Monday through Thursday, June 4-28; Monday and Tuesday, July 2-3; Monday through Thursday, July 16-26. Louisville High School, Monday through Thursday, June 4-28; Monday and Tuesday, July 2-3; Monday through Thursday, July 9-31.

Parental Involvement Notice The Louisville Municipal School District’s Director of Special Education is currently soliciting input from parents of students with disabilities to assist in the development of the 2012-2013 Special Education Project Application. If you are a parent/guardian of a student with a disability and would like to be involved, please contact Laquita Moore, Director of Special Education at (662) 773-2036 on or before June 1, 2012.

To all Veterans: Please remember to bring your Military Discharge to the Chancery Clerk’s Office to be recorded. There is no charge for this service. Your discharge only needs to be recorded one time. Julie Cunningham, Winston County Chancery Clerk, Office phone – 662-773-3631; Office hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm ; Monday – Friday

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 FEST on Sept. 29, held at the Louisville Coliseum. Some of them will even be part of the panel discussion at the Strand Theater the night before. 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.