Calendar of Events

REPM to meet April 5 The Retired Educational Personnel of Winston County will meet Thursday, April 5 at 1 p.m. in the Louisville City Hall. Fish Fry April 6 Fish Fry Friday, April 6, 2012 beginning a 10:30 AM until sponsored by Hight Assembly of God Youth group, location across the street from Woody’s, Noxapater. Price for Fish, Fries, baked beans and slaw $7. For more information call 662-724-4216.. Proceeds will go toward a summer youth trip for the Youth. Dean Park to hold event April 6 Dean Park Commissioners invite the public to the 3rd Annual Good Friday Prayer under the Pavilion. Meet us Friday, April 6, 2012 at 12 noon at Dean Park. They will take this opportunity to offer prayers of gratitude and thankfulness. Fro more information contact Claudell Weaver at 773-9414. Good Friday Services April 6 Ackerman Church of God will be having a special Good Friday Service Friday Evening, April 6, 2012 at 7 p.m. This will be The Church is located at 8162 MS Hwy. 12 West, Ackerman, MS. Rev. Greg Chamblee is Pastor. You may call 662-285-8912 or 662-744-4581 for more information. 1st Annual Woman to Woman Easter Egg Hunt April 7, 3 p.m. Woman to Woman will host their 1st Annual Easter Egg Hunt on April 7 from 3 p.m. until 5 p.m. Activities will include: Easter Egg Hunt, Easter pictures ($5 each), face painting, hot dogs and drink for the kids, and prizes for the child who finds the most eggs. Everyone bring your children out and join in on the fun. We are asking that every adult bring a dollar for raffle tickets. Church sale April 7 New Life Apostolic Church will be holding a yard sale across from Van’s Landing store in Naniah Waiya on April 7, 2012 beginning at 7 AM. Ebonette Pageant set for April 7 The annual Miss Ebonette Pageant is set for April 7 at 7 p.m. in the Louisville High School auditorium. Admission is $5 in advance and $8 at the door. ECM Pageant set for April 7 East Central Magnolia State Pageant to be held April 7, 2012. They are now accepting applications. Pageant will held at the Neshoba County Coliseum in Philadelphia, MS Contestants may register as late as the day of the pageant competition. There are a total of 13 different age groups at the pageant. Contestants age 12 and up will wear pageant dresses. For more information and an entry form contact local director Chris Shannon at 601-892-3982 or visit website Ann Downing concert April 7 Ann Downing will be in Concert April 7, 2012 at Philadelphia Outreach 10440 HWY 19 North, Philadelphia, MS beginning at 6:00 P.M. A love offering will be received. Sunrise service April 8 Easter Sunrise Service at Legion State Park Sunday April 8, 2012 at 7:00 A.M. Guest speaker will be Rev. Rickey McKay Pastor of Calvary Baptist Church. Music provided by Charlie Wright and Samantha Cummins , Poplar Flat Baptist Church, Sponsored as a Ministry of Winston Baptist Association Easter Sunday Services April 8 Ackerman Church of God will be having a special Easter Sunday Worship Service Sunday Morning, April 8, 2012 at 10:45 a.m. Come & bring your family as we celebrate together the resurrection of our risen Lord! The Church is located at 8162 MS Hwy. 12 West, Ackerman, MS. Rev. Greg Chamblee is Pastor. You may call 662-285-8912 or 662-744-4581for more information. AARP to meet April 11 Winston County area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their April 11, 2012 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 P.M. Members are asked to please be present. Spring Revival April 11-13, 7 p.m. Mt. Pisgah M.B. Church will hold its annual Spring Revival on April 11-13 beginning at 7 p.m. nightly. The guest speaker will be Dr. Carpenter of Starkville. The public is invited and welcome to attend. Pastor, Rev. Donald M. Bryant. Concert April 13 The Browders from Hiltons, VA will be in concert at Singleton United Methodist Church (located 11 miles south of Kosciusko off Hwy 35) on Friday, April 13 at 7:00 pm. No admission, but donations will be accepted. For more information call 662-289-9126 or 601-267-9087. Smith Family Reunion April 14 Smith Family Reunion will be held at Richard Smith’s residence on Hartness Road, April 14, 2012 beginning at 6:00 P. M. Being a covered dish and enjoy fun, food and fellowship. For more information call 662-803-7626. Pine Grove Spring Fling April 14 Pine Grove Spring Fling will be held Saturday April 14, 2012 beginning at 10:00 am until 3:00 PM at the church parking lot 13 miles East of Carthage or 1/2 miles from Edinburg on the right. There will be Bo Suber’s famous BBQ ribs, sold by the plate or rack starting at 11:00 until 2:00. There will be games, sweet shop and an auction. Proceeds will go to the building fund. Louisville Eagles Youth Softball Tournament April 14 The Louisville Eagles Youth Football organization will host a softball tournament on April 14 at Academy Park in Louisville. Entry fee for the tournament is $150. The first place prize is $500, the second and third place winners will receive a trophy. For more information you may contact Petey Thames (662-803-7235), Dink Hughes (662-769-2525), or Pattie Hall (662-803-2224). Golf tourney set April 14 Phyllis Graham- Steven Moss, Benefit Golf Tournament April 14, 2012 at Ackerman Country Club. You can purchase a Commemorative Shirt at $10 Prayer Breakfast April 14 District Twelve Ninth Annual Prayer Breakfast at Lake Tiak O’Khata Resort 213 Smyth Lake Road at the Pine Ridge Lodge, Louisville, MS. Saturday April 14, 2012 at 8:30 a.m. Donation is $20 The guest speaker will be Evangelist Sammie Johnson Everett of Lake City , FL. For more information contact 662-773-7855 or 662-773-9783 Center Ridge event April 16-20 Center Ridge M.B. Church, 4019 HWY 15 South of Louisville You are cordially invited to come and share in our annual Spring Revival the week of April 16- 20, 2012.Services will start each evening at 7:00 P. M., Rev. Cedric Wooten associate minister of Mount Moriah M. B. Church, Macon MS will be our guest speaker. Come any night of your choice. We are asking your choir to come and help us in our song services Spring Revival April 18-20 Spring Revival April 18 – 20 at Oak Grove #2 M. B> Church on Enon Road, Louisville. Services April 18 through 20th each evening beginning at 7:30 P. M. The guest speaker will be Rev. Joe Shumaker Pastor of Spring Hill M.B. Church. The public is invited. Trail Ride set for April 21 A Trail Ride will be held on Saturday, April 21 in south Winston County. It will leave the Indian Springs church parking lot at 10 a.m. and return in 5-6 hours. Bring your sack lunch for the trail. Food will be served at the end of the ride by the ladies of Indian Springs. “If you don’t have a horse, come ride in one of the wagons with us!” 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. NAACP Banquet set April 28 Winston County Branch of the NAACP will host its 32nd annual Freedom Fund Banquet, Saturday, April 28, 2012, at 7:00 p.m. The speaker is Dr. Quindola Crowley Miller from Seattle, Washington. The banquet will be held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, Louisville. For additional information contact: Renee Hampton 662-435-4512 Charles Hampton, 662-803-0635 or Letitia Jackson, 662-803-2956. Arts in Motion Registration April 28 Arts in Motion is currently having registration for the following upcoming events: My Little Angel Pageant (April 28, 2012), and Parade of Colors Pageant (June 9, 2012). Deadline to register for these pageants is March 20. Registration deadline for the Summer Magic Arts Camp (June-July 2012) is March 31. For more information or to register call 662-803-0931, or visit Arts in Motion at 600 North Court Ave, Suite D in Louisville. A Day In The Country set for May 5 Spring Festival set for Saturday May 5 on the grounds of Hight Assembly of God Starting at 8 am. If you or your church claim to have the best barbeque, then enter the Team Barbeque Competition. Entry fees are $25 For an application: Email or call 662-803-2779 or 662-803-4500. 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. 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 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 FESTIVAL on Sept. 29, 2012 held at the Louisville Coliseum.

Some of them will even be part of the panel discussion at the Strand Theater the night before ( Sept. 28 ). 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 that will be at the Festival