Calendar of Events

Easter Week services set March 25-29
Winston Baptist Association
Easter holy week services
South Louisville Baptist Church
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.

United Methodist Churches host Holy Week services
The United Methodist Churches of Winston County invite everyone to
join them in Holy Week Services.
Services are set for:
Wednesday March 27 at 7:00 p.m. at Middleton UMC with Reverend James
Morris bringing the message.
Thursday March 28 at 7:00 p.m. at Whitehall UMC with Reverend David
Meadows bringing the message.
Friday March 29 at 7:00 p.m. Flower Ridge with Reverend Kyle Ivy
bringing the message.
Also the Methodist Ministries will host its annual bake sale which
will begin at 7:00 a.m. on Friday March 29 in front of Tabor Drugs.
There will be cakes, pies, cookies and bread available for your
Easter weekend meals.
Everyone is invited by to support this event.

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.

Good Friday Prayers and Planting at Dean Park March 29
The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. invites you to participate with us and
the Dean Park Commission in prayer on Good Friday, March 29, 2013, 12
noon – 1:00 p.m. at Dean Park. After the prayers, we will gather at
the Raised Bed Gardens for clearing and planting. Please join us as
we pray together for a good year, good health, good weather, good
harvest and peace around the world.

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 1
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
Winston Guards No. 2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet
Monday, April 1, at 5:30 at Lake Tiak-O’khata.
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:
Miss Ebonette

Pageant set April 6
The annual Miss Ebonette Pageant is set for Saturday, April 6, 2013
at 7:00 P.M. at Louisville High School Auditorium. Admission $5 in
advance, $8 at the door, for more information call 662-773-2552 or

New Life Apostolic Church anniversary April 6
HWY 397 Nanih Waiya Community , 6th Anniversary Saturday, April 6,
2013, from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. All day Singing with the
Dunaway’s and a host of other singers, Fish Fry, $7.00 per plate
For more information call 662-736-0082

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.

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.

Former American Greetings Co-Workers:
Potluck Reunion April 13, 2013 Fairview Fire Dept. Hwy 21 S Ccall
601-656-2625 for more information.

Dance Ministry April 14
Mount Pleasant No 2 M. B Church Dance Ministry will be celebrating
their first Year anniversary, Sunday, April 14, 2013. Service time
will be 3:00 P.M. Please bring your dance team or mine ministry and
join us for this special occasion.

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

Oak Grove No. 2 M. B. Church Revival April 19
The Oak Grove No. 2 M. B. Church will hold its 2013 Spring Revival
beginning Wednesday Evening April 17, 2013 through Friday evening
April 19, 2013 at 7:30 each evening. The guest speaker for the week
will be Rev. Tracy Glass fro Newton, Ms. Please join us as we hear
and share the Word of God.

Rev. Anthony Thames is the Pastor.
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.

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.

NAACP’s 33rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet April 27
Winston County Branch NAACP’s 33rd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet will
take place on Saturday, April 27, 2013, at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine
Ridge Lodge: 6:00 PM Social Hour; 7:00 PM Program.
The speaker is Reena Evers-Everett, daughter of Myrlie Evers-Williams
and the late Medgar Evers.
Adults: $25.00; 16 years and below: $10.00
Please contact: Ads: Renee Hampton 662-435-4512
Tickets: Letitia Jackson 662-803-2956
President: Charles R. Hampton 662-803-0635
All are invited to attend.

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.

Church Carnival May 4
Mount Pleasant No 2 M. B Church Dance Ministry will sponsor their
first carnival at the church location Saturday, May 4, 2013. Time
beginning at 10:00 a.m.- until.
There will be face painting, crafts, games for children, food booths,
and etc. For more information call 662-724-4254 ask for Marie Spiva
or 662-803-3476 Charlene Johnson.

Vendor Space
available for French Camp Pioneer Day
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.