Calendar of Events

Pastor and Wife Appreciation program set

The Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church will hold an Appreciation for their pastor and wife (Rev. Donald and Dr. Nola Bryant) on Sunday, July 21, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.

The guest speaker for the event is Pastor Wayne Benn of Oak Grove M.B. Church of Preston, MS.  The public is invited and welcome to attend.

Kinfolk Family Reunion

July 25

Kinfolk Family Reunion will be in Detroit, MI July 26-28. Our bus will leave Ackerman on Thursday, July 25 at 10:30 a.m. and return Sunday, July 28. Come and ride and enjoy the fun with us. For more information call Ernestine Kennedy 662-285-3088 or 662-285-8894.

NARFE Will Meet

June 27

The National Active & Retired Federal Employees Association will meet Thursday, June 27th at the Hilton Garden Inn in Starkville.  Doors open at 11 a.m. and lunch is served at 11:30.  Please make a note that NARFE will not meet in July and August.

Mayo Family Reunion

July 13

Descendants of Stephen D. Mayo and Fanny Joiner Mayo are invited to a reunion of any family members on July 13 at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville. This includes Nance, Chancellor, Whitten, Mitchell, Shaw, Wiley and many other families. Please notify Winston Hayes by July 10 at 662-779-2124 if you plan to attend.


Trinity Church of God In Christ Women Day Program June 30

Sunday, June 30th, 2013 at 3:00pm the Trinity Church of God In Christ will have an annual Women Day Program. Our guest speaker will be Dr. Nola Bryant from Mt. Pisgah Missionary Baptist Church, Preston, MS. Everyone is invited! Please come and help us lift up the name of Jesus.

Horse Race and 4-Wheelers Saturday and Sunday, June 29-30th

Coleman’s Enterprise will be hosting the Horse Race and 4-Wheelers Event beginning on Saturday, June 29th, 2013. The event will take place on 1370 Enon Road in Louisville, MS. Gates open at 11:00pm, and the show begins at 1:00pm. For more information, call 1-(662)-803-6475 or 1-(662)-803-7655.


Vacation Bible School Mt. Pleasant #2 Missionary Baptist Church July 8-12

The Mt. Pleasant #2 Missionary Baptist Church cordially invites everyone to come and be a part of Vacation Bible School. The theme is ‘Rock It Out’ and it will take place throughout the week of July 8-12, 2013 at 6pm daily. For more information, please call 662-724-4162.

Eaves Reunion July 13, 2013

The descendants of Joel Elisha Eaves and Minnie Carr Eaves will hold their annual reunion on Saturday July 13, at Ellison Ridge Baptist Church Fellowship Hall. Doors will open at 10:45 am. Cook something delicious-Round up all the children and come on down for a great day of fun and fellowship with door prizes too.

Union Chapel M.B. Church celebrate June 30

Union Chapel M.B. Church will be celebrating their 125th church anniversary on Sunday June 30th at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Reverend Christopher Mayes, Pastor of Sand Creek Chapel M.B. Church in Starkville, MS. The public is cordially invited to attend this event.

Church Homecoming

June 30, 10 a.m.

Macedonia Baptist Church will have their Homecoming on June 30. All members and friends are invited to come. Message from Rev. Jimmy Dempsey, Pastor of West End Baptist Church. Lunch at noon.

Macedonia Baptist Church Homecoming Service will be held Sunday, June 30. beginning at 10:30 A.M. The congregation will be celebrating its 90th Anniversary with Bro. Jimmy Dempsey, former pastor, bringing the message. A fellowship meal will follow the service. All members and friends are invited to attend.

Searching for past

Winston Hayes is searching for descendants of William Nance, born in Kemper County in 1875, and Mollie Nance Litchfield, born in Kemper County in 1864. They were children of Richard Davner Nance, Sr. and Mary Jane Mayo Nance. They were brother and sister to my grandmother, Rebecca Jane (Dinkie) Nance Ferguson. Also, my grandmother’s aunt, France Mayo, who married W.T. Lindsey in Winston Co. on Sept. 26, 1874. Any information will be welcome. You may contact Winston Ferguson Hayes at 662-779-2124 or by mail at P.O. Box 754, Louisville MS 39339.

Descendants of Stephen D. Mayo and Fanny Joiner Mayo are invited to a Reunion of any family members on July 13, 2013 at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville. This includes Nance, Chancellor, Whitten, Mitchell, Hudspeth, Shaw, Wiley and many other families. Please notify Winston Hayes by July 10 at 662-779-2124 if you plan to attend.

Bethlehem Baptist Church clebration fifth Sunday

Bethlehem Baptist Church at Hwy 12 East in Ackerman, will hold its regular Fifth Sunday Services. We will celebrate the Lord’s Supper in the 11 am service and enjoy a fellowship meal in our Fellowship Hall following the morning service.

The public is invited to attend and enjoy these events with us.

For more information call pastor Bill Taylor at 662-285-2097.

Class Reunion for 1947-1957 Classes.

If you attended or graduated from the old Winston County Training School, Louisville Negro High School, Louisville Colored High School, Camille High School and now known as Eiland Middle School, you are invited to participate in a planned reunion on the evening of July 19th: Get re-acquainted (place to be announced); July 20th: a cook-out at Dean Park; July 21:Dinner at Red Onion Restaurant 1860 Young Crossing Road and July 21st: Mt. Moriah M.B. Church 11:00am service.

Contacts for more information: Houston Burnside 708-941-3321, Claudell Weaver 773-9414 or 736-2150,

Henry Mae Lewis 773-5247 or Louise Lee 773-3206. Cost is $60.00 per person. RSVP by July 1, 2013. We are excited about holding this event and hope you will plan to participate.

63rd MCMILLIN REUNION – August 3 – 4

McMillin and Related Families of Louisville and Winston County will hold their annual reunion at Lake Tiak O’Khata on August 3 and 4.

Come be guests at the cookout on Saturday, August 3 at 6 pm – Cookout will be in the Grove Sunday, Aug 4 at 10:30 am in the Colonial Room — Buffet lunch $16.95 per adult

Vacation Bible School

East Louisville Baptist Church July 14

**KICKOFF** Sunday, July 14th 4pm – 5pm

Waterslide * Bouncy House * Food * Change Clothes * VBS

Bring Dry Clothes. 5pm- 6pm VBS 6pm – 8:30pm

Monday July 15th – Thursday, July 18th 5:30pm – 8:30pm

Sunday, July 14th



Change Clothes and eat




Monday, July 15th


Tuesday, July 16th


Wednesday, July 17th


Thursday, July 18th


Note to Parents: Please join church members at 8pm each night in Church Sanctuary

Summer feeding program planned

2013 Summer Feeding Program, Free meals for all children. The Louisville Municipal School District is participating in the Summer Food Program. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows; Breakfast 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m., Lunch 10:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m., at Louisville High School June 3, 2013 – July 31, 2013.

Eiland Middle June 3, 1023 – July 31, 2013, closed July 4th and 5th

Nanih Waiya June 3, 2013 – June 28, 2013; Noxapater June 3, 2013 – June 28, 2013

In operation of child feeding program, no child will be discriminated against because of race, color, national origin, sex, age or disability. If you believe you have been discriminated against, write immediately to USDA, Office of the Assistant Secretary of Civil Rights, 1400 Independence Avenue SW, Washington, D.C. 20250-9410. (886)632-9992 or (800) 87708339(TTY).

Tennis for Life camp July 15-19

Tennis for Life camp will be held this summer, July 15-19, 08:30-10:00 am at the Ivy Park tennis courts. Tennis for Life is a Christian tennis camp, open to youth 9-12 years old. For more information or to register, contact: Mike Robertson at 662-312-2019.

Building Strong Families Free Job Training in June

Building Strong Families will conduct FREE Job Training classes at various times and locations throughout Oktibbeha and Winston Counties during the entire month of June. To participate or get more information contact Megan Artz at 662-418-7089.

Shots required for school

All 7th grade students must have the 7th grade immunization shot before school begins on August 5th. Immunization shots can be given at your local health department or pediatric clinic. If you have any questions please contact the Eiland Middle School office or your local health department.

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 on fourth Thurs of each month

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 662-773-3911.

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.