AARP Tax Service
AARP Tax Service will provide free help with taxes to people. They will be at the Winston County Library every Wednesday from 9 am – 2 pm beginning Wednesday, February 8 – Wednesday, April 5. They will also be available at the library on Tuesday, April 18, which is the last day to file taxes this year.
AARP to meet
The Winston County Area AARP will hold their April 12 meeting in City Hall at 1 p.m. Members are asked to please be present. Dues will be collected at this meeting.
Winston Medical Center Ribbon cutting and dedication to be held
The Winston Medical Center Ribbon Cutting and Dedication will be held April 28th at 10 a.m.
Red Hill Festival to host Car Show
The Red Hills Festival will host a car show Saturday, May 27 at the First Baptist Parking lot. This will be an open car show with registration from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.
The entry fee is $20 and a t-shirt will be given to the first 75 entrants. Trophies will be given at 2 p.m. For more information contact Jerry at 662-803-4206 or 662-773-3921. This event is in connection with the Red Hills Festival and the 5K run.
La Leche League meeting 4th Sat. each month
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.
Red Hills Photo Club to meet
The Winston County Paparazzi are meeting on fourth Thursday of each month. The Red Hills Photo Club 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 662-736-6400 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Volunteer Firefighter
Be a part of the tradition. Be a part of the excitement. Be a part of the community. Be a volunteer firefighter. For more information, contact Winston County Fire Coordinator’s Office, P.O. Box 311, Louisville or call 662-773-8466 or 662-769-7029.
Counselor on staff
Winston Baptist Association has a Christian counselor on staff and in the office each Thursday beginning at 9 a.m. Please call to arrange an appointment.
Louisville/Winston County Alcoholics Anonymous will now meet Monday and Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. on at East Louisville Baptist Choir Room.
Master Gardeners of Winston County
The Master Gardeners would like to enlist the help of the citizens of Winston County for candidates for the Yard of the Month. They will be looking for aesthetically pleasing yards. If you have a yard you would like to nominate, or if you would like to nominate another citizen of Winston County please call the Extension Office at 662-773-3091. Please leave your name, address, and telephone number, as well as the name, address, and telephone number of the nominee. They look forward to coming and viewing your yard.
Military Mama’s network
There is a new group starting in Winston County called Military Mama’s network. This group will be not only a support group for our military mama’s but also our military people. Fathers, brothers, sisters, aunts, uncles, grandma’s, grandpa’s and cousins too can all join. We just asked that you fully support our military. We will send care packages from home, cards, letters, and will offer aid to the home front where and when we can. The first meeting will be March 18th at 5:30 at City Hall. Bring a picture of your military member for show and tell. Any questions call Beth Hemphill at 662-803-6621.
Class of 1962 to have reunion
The Class of 1962 is making preparation for a class reunion September 1, 2, and 3. If you graduated in 1962 and have not received a letter, please call 662-773-7383 for additional information.
Pastor anniversary to be held
Harper Chapel MB Church will be celebrating Pastor Cedric L. Wooten’s 2nd anniversary at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, May 7. Rev. Joe Glass of Pleasant Ridge Church in Noxapater will be the speaker.
2017 Operation Gratitude Campaign
In honor of National Volunteer Week, VS is hosting an Operation Gratitude Campaign. Volunteers are needed to write appreciation letters or create patriotic drawings on 8.5 x 11 paper to show support for our deployed troops serving our nation to keep us safe. All letters and artwork submitted to Volunteer Starkville by April 28th will be mailed to Operation Gratitude to be included in care packages sent to deployed troops. For more information, contact Jamey Bachman at Jamey@volunteerstarkville.org or 662.268.2865.
Volunteer Starkville’s Touch -A-Truck event will be on April 22 from 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM (rain or shine) in the Starkville Sportsplex’s Parking Lot. A $5 All-Access Pass provides children opportunity to explore 30+ Big Trucks. Horn free hours are 10 AM – 12 PM. Visit www.starkvilletouchatruck.com for more info.
Class of 1973 Meeting
Class of 1973, Louisville, Nanih Waiya and Noxapater High Schools will be meeting on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at 2:30pm at Louisville City Hall. For more inform: Emma 662-773-4305 Mary 662-773-7895 Gwen 662-773-3238.
Saturday, May 6
East Louisville Baptist Church is selling tickets for fish plates to be ready on Saturday, May 6, from 2:00-5:00pm. Plates are $10 each and will contain fried catfish, baked beans, cole slaw, and dessert. Tickets may be purchased by calling Lisa McCulloch at 662.803.2481 or come by East Louisville on the day of the event.
Friendship MB Church will host their Youth Revival beginning on Monday, April 24 through Wednesday, April 26, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. each night located at 506 Jones Ave. Louisville, MS.
Rev. Robert E. Brownlee, Pastor of Agape Baptist Church of Louisville, MS will be the speaker..
Friendship MB Church will host their Annual Youth Choir Day April 23, 2017 at 3:00, 506 Jones Ave. Louisville MS
8th Annual Red Hills Festival 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM.
The Junior Auxiliary of Louisville will be hosting the 8th Annual Red Hills Festival 5K Run/Walk and 1 Mile Fun Run Saturday, May 27, 2017 at 8:00 AM. Diva Race and Timing Services will be present this year to conduct the race timing and presentation of awards. Cash awards will be rewarded to the top male and female winner. The top finisher in the 1 Mile Fun Run will also receive a cash prize. A Drawing will be held for two additional cash prizes for the Fun Run participants . Medallions will be awarded to the top three male and female finishers in each age group of the 5K Run/Walk. Pre-registration is $20.00. (Will be $25.00 on Race Day). Pre-registered participants will receive a T -Shirt if registration is received by / post marked by May 7, 2017. Registration forms can be picked up at the Chamber of Commerce or from any JA member.
Please contact the Chamber of Commerce at 662-773-3921 or any JA member for more information.
Estes Lodge #63A to host car wash
The members of Estes Lodge #63A will have a car wash at 8 a.m., Saturday, April 22. The car wash will be held at the Masonic Hall located at 617 Day Street in Louisville. There will be a donation of $10 per car. Proceeds will go toward the Chambliss Nunn Scholarship Fund. For more information contact Mario Jordan at 662-773-6358 or 662-803-3910.
Wesley UM Church to host revival
The Wesley United Methodist Church will host their spring revival at 6 p.m., Sunday, April 23. Monday through Thursday services will begin at 7 p.m.
Community Forum to be held
A community forum hosted by Friendship M.B. Church (506 Jones Ave.) will be held at 6 p.m., April 25. Mayor Will Hill will give an update on Academy Park and the City cemetery. Contact Bessie Love at 773-9682 for more information.
Wesley UM Church to host male
The Wesley UM Male Chorus will be hosting their annual male chorus day at 3 p.m., Sunday, April 30.
Yard sale and fish fry to be held
A yard sale and fish fry will be held at 7 a.m., May 6 at Wesley Church located at 118 South Jones Ave. The fish sandwiches with chips and a drink will be $5. This event is sponsored by the Seniors for Life.
Barnett Family to be in concert
The Barnet Family of Staunton, TN will be in concert at 6:30 p.m., Saturday, April 22 at Wess Chapel Baptist Church. The church is located at the intersection of Brooksville and McLeod Roads. This award winning gospel group with over 45 years in consecutive ministry will present a variety of styles of gospel music.
Calvary Baptist to host Wells Brothers
Calvary Baptist Church located at 4109 Old Robinson Rd. will host The Wells Brothers at 6:30 p.m., Sunday, April 30. A love offering will be received.
Estes Lodge to sell catfish plates
Estes Lodge No. 63A will be selling catfish plates at 11 a.m., Saturday, May 20 at Wal-Mart in Louisville. The menu will consist of catfish, hush puppies, coleslaw, baked beans, drinks, and a choice of desserts. Plates will be $10. For additional information contact Marion Jordan at 662-803-3910 or 662-773-6358 or Mr. Gail Triplett at 662-773-6053 or 662-705-0624.
VFW Post 4540
At our regular monthly meeting on April 11 a fish fry was held with guest Sheriff Jason Pugh and Louisville Police Chief LM Claiborne. They were presented with a check for 3 bod cameras for each department. Checks were presented by Post Commander David Dunlap and Poster Quarter Master David Taylor.
Annual Chamber of Commerce Celebration
The Annual Chamber of Commerce Celebration will be held on Thursday, April 27 at 6:00 p.m. at Market Café. Tickets are on sell now at the Chamber of Commerce office or from any of our board members.
Youth Fishing Derby
Noxubee Refuge will hold a Fishing Derby for 4 – 15 yr. olds on Saturday April 22 from 8 am to 10 am. Free registration begins at 7:30 am. Follow the signs to the fishing ponds. Call 323-5548 for more information.
Kingdom Covenant Connections Ministries’ monthly service will be held on Sunday, April 23rd at 4 p.m. at Mountain Top Ministries, located at 25 Fox Street, Louisville, MS. The speaker will be Minister Peter Smith of IROC church in Jackson, MS. Come expecting to receive a blessing from the Lord. Everyone is invited to attend. For further information call 662-547-5234.
Spring Community Revival
Spring Community Revival will be nightly April 23 through April 26. Bro. Tony Fortenberry will be the speacker at Zama Baptist Church April 23rd at 6:00 p.m. Bro. Terrell Mayo will be the speaker at Carson Ridge Baptist Church April 24th. Bro. Chris O’Daniel will be the speaker at New Hope Baptist Church April 25th. Bro. Lynn Cain will be the speaker at Doty Springs Baptist Church April 26th. Monday through Wednesday services will start at 7:00 p.m. A fellowship meal will be at Doty Springs Baptist Church following the Wednesday night service. Please invite someone and make plans to come.
One Way Quartet will be at Doty Springs Baptist Church April 29 at 5:00 p.m. A love offering will be received. There will a fellowship meal following the singing. For more information and/or directions, please call or text (662) 582-6026.
Winston County TRIAD/AARP Senior Citizen Day
Celebration will be May 4, at the Extension Office. The time is 11 AM, and the public is invited. Please call 662-736-3500 or 662-773-8640 for more information.
Union Chapel M.B. Church will have their church dedication on Sunday, April 30th at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Anthony McIntosh, Pastor of Mt. Bell M.B. Church. The public is cordially invited to attend this event.
Winston County Voters League is sponsporing Municipal Candidate Forum Monday, April 24, 2017 6:30 P.M. at The Winston County Court House. The Purpose Of This Forum Is To Give The Voters An Opportunity To Address A Wide Range Of Issues That Affect Our City. Contact Linda M. Hampton, 662-773-6220 or Janice Hopkins, 662-773-7743.
Winston Guards #2643
Winston Guards #2643, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will meet Monday, May 1, 2017, at 5:30, at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. For further information call 662- 773- 9343.