Calendar of Events

RELAY FOR LIFE Bake Sale March 22
Winston Medical Center Relay for Life Team will be having a
Brooksville Bakery bake sale on Friday, March 22 from 8:00 a.m.-until
in the front lobby of Winston Medical Center. Advance orders can be
placed by contacting Shannon at 662-779-5124 or 662-803-0499. The
deadline for special orders will be Wednesday, March 20 at noon.

Class of 1973 meeting March 23
Class of 1973 will be meeting on March 23 at 2:00 p.m. at the Winston
County Annex Building. For more information contact Emma Goss-

Center Ridge day planning March 23
Anyone interested in helping to plan the annual Center Ridge Cleanup
Day should plan to attend the planning meeting set for March 23 at
noon in the city hall.
The annual Center Ridge event is set for Sunday, May 26.

Betheden VFD fundraiser March 23
Betheden Volunteer Fire Department will host a Stew Fundraiser on
Saturday March 23 beginning at 11:30 a.m. Stew will be $6 per bowl,
which includes crackers, dessert and drink. Gallons of stew will
also be available for $12. For more information contact Randall
Livingston or Temika Triplett.

Refuge event March 23
The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold canoeing and kayaking on
Bluff Lake Saturday March 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Canoes, kayaks,
paddles, and life jackets will be available free of charge. Boats
will be launched on the west side of Bluff Lake. Call 323-5548 for

FPU set for March 23
Dave Ramsey’s Financial Peace University will be held Saturday, March
23, 2013 at Mount Calvary Church in Louisville, MS. The class,
sponsored by the Building Strong Families Project, is scheduled to
begin at 10:00 am. To register call Mrs. Barbara Culberson at

Football offered
Chiefs football signup is February 16, February 23, March 9, March
23, 2013 at the Chiefs Field (Eiland middle school) from 9am to 12pm.

Winston County Chiefs Footballis for ages 6,7&8, 9&10, 11&12 years
old teams
2013 early registration for the upcoming football season for the
powerhouse youth football association. 25 spots for each team (no
roster spot saved without registration fee) so reserve your spot by
registering early! Free spring practice with early registration Feb.
16 thru Mar. 30 begins early registration.
Players registration fee is $100 After march 30 fee is $125.00
Come by field to register, or mail to winston county chiefs p.o. box
1586 Louisville, ms 39339 or contact Leslie Loving 662-582-6018.

Singing set for March 24
Mt Calvary Baptist Church of Louisville will have a gospel singing
program Sunday, March 24 at 3:00 p.m. The special groups will be The
Psalm Trio from Philadelphia, MS and the Gospel Soul Searches from
Attala County. $250.00 in cash will be given away and lunch will be
served after this program.

Mighty disciples to perform March 24
The Mighty Disciple’s Will Be at MT.Calvary M.B Church On March
24,2013 at 3:00pm.

Cowboy Church
Revival March 24-27
A Cowboy Church Revival will be held March 24-27 at the sale barn,
north of louisville. Event sponsored by
Winston Baptist Association.
Sunday: 3pm
Monday-Wednesday: 6:30pm
Preaching by Rev. Ron Plymel
Music led by Rev. Billy Bowie
Free Cowboy New Testaments to all who attend.
Supper provided by Poplar Flat Baptist Church, Evergreen Baptist
Church and First Baptist Church.

Easter Week services set March 25-29
Winston Baptist Association
Easter holy week services
South Louisville Baptist Church
March 25-29, 2013
12:00 Noon
MONDAY: Rev. Walter Simmons, Pastor of Murphy Creek Baptist Church
“Father Forgive Them for They Know Not What They Do”
TUESDAY: Rev. James Dearing, Pastor of Oak Grove Baptist Church
“Today You Will be With Me in Paradise”
WEDNESDAY: Rev. Charles Rook, Pastor of Crystal Ridge Baptist Church
“My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?”
THURSDAY: Dr. Mike Smith, Pastor of Wess Chapel Baptist Church
“It is Finished”
FRIDAY: Rev. Trent Jaudon, Pastor of South Louisville Baptist
“Into Thy Hands I Commit My Spirit”

FAFSA days March 27 and 28
FAFSA days for seniors and parents will be held at Louisville High
School on March 27th and 28th from 8:30 – 2:30. Seniors and parents
can receive one-on-one assistance in completing federal and state
forms for financial aid. Please contact Tomeka Walker to setup an
appointment by calling the school at 773-3431.

Passion play in Kosy March 28
Kosciusko First United Methodist Church presents its 28th annual
Passion Play, His Last Days, a live one-hour outdoor drama, on March
28, 29, 30 (Thurs., Fri., Sat. prior to Easter), at 8:00 PM on the
church’s lawn, Corner of Washington & N. Natchez Streets. Free
admission, convenient parking, nursery provided, bring lawn chairs.
For further information, contact First United Methodist Church,
662-289-1412; email, or;

Church service March 29
Public is invited to Maple Spring United Methodist Church “Service
of the Nails,” March 29, 2013 at 7:00 P.M. Rev David Malone –Pastor
For more information call 662-773-7734

Class meeting March 30
The Class of 1985 will be having a class meeting on Saturday, March
30, 2013, at 4:00 P.M. at City Hall. All classmates are asked to
attend. Thanking you in advance for your support and cooperation.

Easter early worship service set March 31
An Easter early worship service is set for Sunday, March 31 at 7am in
Legion State Park
Sponsored by Winston Baptist Association
Speaker: Rev. Jonathan Peeples,
Pastor, Poplar Flat Baptist Church.

REPM to meet April 4
Speaker: Winston County Board of Supervisors
Topic: Duties The February REPM meeting and photos will be in the
March 27 edition.

Winston Guards to meet April 1

Ackerman Flea
Market is April 6
A Choctaw County Flea Market will be held April 6 in Ackerman. There
is no vendor fee. Applications are available at the Choctaw County
Extension Office and Broken Wings Ministry in Ackerman. For
information, contact Judi Cooper 285-7593 or Choctaw County Extension
Office 285-6337 or by email:

Moriah revival April 7
The Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church will hold its 2013 Spring
Revival Services begining Sunday April 7, 2013 and ending Wednesday
April 10, 2013. Service will begin at seven o’clock each evening.
The evangelist will be Rev. Nathaniel Houston, pastor of the Miller
Chapel Missionary Baptist Church of Macon, Mississippi. Please join
with us as we hear and share the Word of God. Dr. Benjamin M.
Pittman is the pastor.

Annual program April 7
Greensboro C. M. E. Church Family and Pastor Carl Swanigan will be
having their annual Missionary Program the first Sunday, April 7,
2013 at 4:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Minister Elezena Ivy of
Greensfield M. B. Church and the group will be Micheal and Divine
from Brooksville, MS Bethel Male Chorus of Louisville. The public is
invited to attend.

Former American Greetings Co-Workers:
Potluck Reunion April 13, 2013 Fairview Fire Dept. Hwy
21 S Ccall 601-656-2625 for more info.
Union revival April 24
Union Chapel M.B. will have revival services April 24th – April
28th. The guest speaker for the week will be Reverend Dewin Perry,
Pastor of Greater Grace M.B. Church in Birmingham, Alabama. The
public is cordially invited to attend.

Wayne Burchfield Benefit April 6
A Benefit will be held in honor of Wayne Burchfield on April 6, 2013
at Lobutcha Volunteer Fire Dept on Hinze Rural Hill Rd. off HWY 14W.
Barbeque Chicken Plates will be sold; 4:00pm (carry-out) or 5:00 pm
(dine-in and entertainment). Auction begins at 6:00 pm, door prizes
to be won! Sponsored by Modern Woodmen of America. Contact Sheryl
Sims at 662-582-8571.

DARE to host Graduation April 19
DARE graduation for schools in county to be hosted April 19 at 9 a.m.
at Louisville elementary School
See a full article in the March 27 edition.

Sheriff’s office to host gun training class April 27
The Winston County Sheriff’s Department will host a handgun training
class on April 27. Maximum class of 25 persons. Contact Sheriff’s
office to schedule a spot.
See a full article and photos in the March 27 edition

Winston Medical Center Relay for Life Team Hosts Disney Character
Dining Day May 4
Winston Medical Center Relay for Life Team will host a disney
Character Dining Day on May 4, 2013 at 11:00 a.m. at Lake Tiak O’
Khata. The cost will be $15.00 per person which includes plenty of
entertainment, lunch, and door prizes. There will be “disney”
characters such as Woody, Buzz Lightyear, Snow White, Cinderella,
Tinkerbell, and several more on hand to mingle and entertain the
children. Paige’s Photos will be on hand to take 4×6 photos with the
characters for $5.00 each. The deadline to purchase tickets will be
April 20, 2013 to allow time to prepare proper arrangements. Tickets
can be purchased at Winston Medical Receiving Department, Penny’s
From heaven, or the Chamber of Commerce or by calling 662-779-5179
or 662-803-2113.

Vendor Space
Available for French Camp Pioneer Day May 11
Applications are now being taken for vendor space for French Camp
Pioneer Day on May 11, 2013. Spaces open to arts & crafts vendors
selling items including, antiques, jewelry, woodcrafts, needle arts,
leather crafts, etc. Historic artisans and arts & crafts
demonstrators are welcome, too. Contact Tekoa Miller at or (662) 547-6482. To download an online
application, visit, or find us on
Facebook at

Spelling contest May 31
Do you have what it takes to stand against the rest. Sign up to
participate in I’ll Rise End of School Spelling Bee coming May 31,
2013 and June 1, 2013.
Pre-register starts now and ends March 31, 2013. Late registration
ends April 30, 2013
Sign up Fees: $15 before March 31, 2013, $25 before April 30, 2013.
Payment must be received along with signup sheet in order to hold
your child’s spot in the Spelling Bee.
All Mississippi Public Private, and Home Schooled Children are
encouraged to compete. No area restriction all children are welcome
to participate.
Grades Competing: Head Start – 8th. A cash prize up to $350 or 1st,
2nd and 3rd place will be given.
Pick up a copy of the Spelling Bee packet at your local library,
child’s school or any sponsor. You can text or call 601-504-4194 to
request a copy to be mailed.

Walking in Wellness each Saturday
A Walking and Wellness group will be walking Saturdays from 9:00am –
10 am at Ivy Park in Louisville. All are invited to come enjoy the
exercise and fun.

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.

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

La Leche League of Louisville
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday 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

Tax help
AARP Taxwide Volunteers will begin e-filing tax returns at the
Winston County Library Friday February 2nd at 8:30 a.m. These
services will be provided every Wednesday and Friday through April
12, 2013
Call Calvin Hampton at 662-803-6220 or Evangelist Jackson at
662-736-3500 for more information

Volunteers for LFD
Help wanted: Individuals to serve their community. Must be dedicated,
honest, community orientated, willing to help & learn, and able to
help. Pay: none, uniform: provided, training: provided, satisfaction:
guaranteed. Be a volunteer firefighter for the LFD.