Calendar of Events

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.

June 2 at Noxubee The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold Canoeing on Bluff Lake Saturday June 2 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canoes, life jackets, and paddles will be available to take out on Bluff Lake at no charge. This is a great opportunity to explore canoeing, the rookery and the cypress stands. Canoes will be launched on the west side of Bluff Lake near the fishing board walk. Call 323-5548 for more information.

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. Memorial Services

June 3, 11 a.m. Memorial Services will be held at Sardis Baptist Church, June 3, 2012 at 11 a.m. Rev. Billy Higginbotham will be bringing the message with Bob Sullivan leading the singing.

90th Homecoming June 3, 10 a.m. Hight Assembly of God invites you to come and celebrate with them for their 90th Homecoming on Sunday, June 3 starting at 10 a.m. Special speakers will be Rev. Bob Wilburn, Superintendent of Miss. Assemblies of God District and Rev. Don Brankde of Texarkana, AR. Special musical guest will be Kayla Snow and The Wills Brothers of Noxapater. Pastor Toby Halfacre invites all to come and celebrate with them. Lunch will be served in the Everett Duran Family Life Center following the service. VBS in Weir June 6

Vacation Bible School at Weir Baptist Church–460 Main Street, Weir, MS 39772 June 6, 7, 8 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 9 am to 2 pm Pre-K through 6th grades Youth Night June 7th (Thursday) beginning at 7 p.m

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. Vacation Bible School June 10

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church Vacation Bible School will begin on June 10 and end on June 15. Children the ages of 3 to 12 are invited to attend. Start time will be at 6 p.m and will end at 8 p.m. every evening.

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.

Brushfork M.B. Church June 10, 11 a.m. Brushfork M.B.Church at 28 Hwy 14 East in Macon invites the public to worship with them every Sunday at 9:30 a.m. for Sunday School, 11 a.m. for Worship Service, and every Wednesday at 6 p.m.for Bible Study. On June 10 for Worship Service, Sis Barbara Eichelberger will deliver the message. Sis. Eichelberger is a seminary student with International Seminary. The pastor is Rev. Robert Avant.

Class of ’72 Meeting June 10, 7 p.m. The Class of 1972 will meet June 10, 2012 at 7 p.m. at Louisville City Hall. For more information contact Vera at 662-773-6239, or Mae at 662-773-5438.

Mt. Zion June 10 event The annual homecoming for Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church will be Sunday, June 10 at 11:00. Guest speaker will be Reverend Owen Gordon, Jr. A potluck lunch will be at the Panhandle Community Center following the service.

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.

Flag Ceremony June 14, 5 p.m. There will be a flag ceremony at Legion State Park at 5 p.m. at the Lodge. Anyone interested in helping preserve the park for future generations is invited.

Invitation to Refuge Birthday Social June 14 The Fish and Wildlife Service, Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge invites the public and Friends of Noxubee Refuge to join Refuge staff in a social celebration on June 14, 2012, at 1:00 P.M. at the Visitor Center. This celebration is of the anniversary of the establishment of Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge on June 14, 1940, 72 years ago. Come out and join us for cake and meet the new Refuge Manager, Steve Reagan, other Refuge staff, and find out what is happening on your Refuge.

Anniversary at Oak Grove No. 2 June 17 Oak Grove No. 2 Baptist Church on Enon Road, Louisville will be celebrating Rev. Anthony Thames first year pastor Anniversary, Sunday June 17, 2012 at 3:00 P.M. Guest speaker will be Dr. Michael C. Taylor Jr., pastor of Mt. Calvary Baptist Church, Louisville, MS The Public is invited to attend.

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. Walter/Patterson Family Reunion

June 24, 10 a.m. The James Walter and Alice Richey Patterson Family Reunion will be held at Land ‘O Lakes in Brooksville on June 24 at 10 a.m. Please make plans to bring a dish and join us for a day of food, fun, and 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.

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.