Calendar of Events

Historic District meeting Sept. 19

Homeowners in the Historic District are encouraged to meet Thursday, September 19 at 5 p.m. in the Family Life Building of First Presbyterian Church located on the corner of Park Street and South Columbus Avenue. The commission and Michelle Jones from the Mississippi Archives and History will be there to welcome you. If you have any questions call 662-773-5377

Canoe Day Sept. 21

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold Canoe Day on Bluff Lake on Saturday September 21 from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Canoes, kayaks, paddles, and life jackets will be available at no charge. Launching will be near the Cypress Boardwalk.

Fall Fest Sept. 29

All are invited to 1st Annual Fall Revival at The Uncompromised Word Church. The revival will be held during September 29th- October 1st. On Sunday, September 29th, our services will start at 5:00pm. On Monday and Tuesday, services will begin at 7:00pm. Thespeaker will be Pastor Bobby Carter. Services will be held nightly at The United Steel Workers Union Hall on Hwy. 397 in Louisville, MS.

Might Disciples Sept. 22

The Mighty Disciples will be having their 45th Year Anniversary on September 22, 2013 at Lonely Valley CME Church at 5:00 P.M. The public is invited.

LHS Alumni Cheerleaders Sept. 20

LHS would like to invite each of you to be a part and cheer 1st quarter with our current cheerleading squad, Homecoming night, September 20, 2013 at R. E. Hinze Stadium, starting at 7:00 P. M. Come out and show us your skills as we cheer our Wildcats to Victory. If you are interested, practice will be Monday, September 16, 2013 through Thursday September 19, starting at 5 P. M. at the Louisville High School Auditorium. We would love to see you there as we show everyone why it’s great to be a wildcat cheerleader! If there are any questions, please call Rena Hickman at 662-736-4980.

LHS Homecoming parade Friday, Sept. 20

LHS Homecoming parade will be Friday, Sept. 20 at 5:30 on the LHS campus all persons are encouraged to come and cheer on the Wildcats.

Women’s Day program September 22

The Women’s Department of Ebenezer Church of God in Christ of Louisville, MS is sponsoring a Women’s Day program on the 4th Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:00 p.m. The guest speaker for the program will be Evangelist Martha Moore of Mt. Ary Baptist Church of Philadelphia, MS.  All are welcome to attend and participate in this anointed event.

Memorial Service Sept. 24

Sunrise Cemetery at Pentecostal Campground, Noxapater, MS, Saturday September 28th at 4:00 P.M.

Building Fund program Sept. 29

Greensboro C.M.E. Church Family and Rev. Carl Swanigan, will be having a building Fund Program on the 5th Sunday in this month, September 29, 2013 at 4:00 p.m. The guest speaker will be Rev. Walter Lowery of Smith Chapel C.M.E. Church, Columbus, MS. The public is invited.

Manning Reunion Sept. 21

Manning Family Reunion Descendants of the late Bob and Lydia Manning will meet, Saturday September 21, 2013 at 6:00 p.m. until at Old Mars Hill Church. Bring a dessert and something to drink. Enjoy the fun, food and fellowship.

OCC kickoff Sept. 21

Operation Christmas Child, Countywide kick off Operation Christmas Child is Saturday, September 21, 2013 at First Baptist Church in the Fellowship hall.

Registration begins at 9:45 a.m. The meeting starts at 10a.m. until noon. A light lunch will be served. Come and pick up your supplies. Let’s get started working on the boxes.

Collection week is November 18-25, 2013. If you have any questions, you can call Mary Ann Yates at 662-773-7639.

Chiefs day Sept. 21

Winston County Chiefs Community Family & Friends Day/ Chicken Plate Sale set for September 21

The staff and parents of the Winston County Chiefs Football Players, and Cheerleaders would like to invite the community of Louisville/Winston County out to their Family and Friends Day, on Saturday, September 21, 2013, beginning at 10:00 am.

The event will be held at the Winston Chiefs Field(Eiland Middle School Field). This will be the Chiefs biggest fundraiser to help support their banquet at the end of the season.

There will be Chicken Plates for sale which will include: 1/2 smoked chicken (breast, leg, thigh, wing) baked beans,corn on the cob, potato salad, & bread for $8.

“Come one, come all, & enjoy some pee-wee football. Bring your lawn chairs, and your tents to this day of a fun/filled event”.

Trail ride Sept. 21

A Trail Ride will be held on Saturday, September 21st 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

Concert Sept. 21

A Gospel Benefit Concert will be held for Corey Miller on Saturday September 21, 2013 at 3:30 p.m. Pleasant Grove U.M. Church. The concert will feature local choirs and solo singers. Corey was injured in a car accident and is still hospitalized in serious condition. Corey is the son of Walter and Carol Miller. For more information please contact Aline Haynes at 662-705-1001. Your help will be greatly appreciated.

Mt. Moriah celebration Sept. 22

All are cordially invited to share with the Mt. Moriah M.B. Church family in celebrating the 32nd Pastoral Anniversary of Dr. Benjamin M. Pittman and Family on Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:00 pm. Pastor Avence Pittman, Jr. and the Watson Grove M.B. Church family of New Albany, Mississippi will be our special guest.

Revival Sept. 19 to Sept. 25

Power Filled Holy Ghost Revival, coming to Noxapater HWY 15, Under the tent, September 19th – 25th, 7:00 p.m. nightly, Come expecting Miracles, Healings, and Deliverance. Tired of religion. Come for a life changing experience. Call 956-279-0420

Cotton Gin Fest Sept. 28

Cotton Gin Festival & Car Show will be held on September 28 beginning at 9:00 Noxapater.

Woodmen senior camp Sept. 30

The 2014 Woodmen of the World Senior camp for members age 55+ will be held Sept 30-Oct 2 at Lake Tiak-O’Khata in Louisville, MS. Come join us for some good food, games, fellowship and entertainment. Registration is $80 per member and includes all the meals and entertainment as well as the lodging in either a private hotel room or members can bring their RV and stay in the Lake’s beautiful RV campground. Non-member spouses of members and guests of members are also invited for the same fee. The registration deadline is September 13. For more information contact your Woodmen field representative or the State office at 662-842-9233 or your local area office at 662-773-5311.

Friends of the Library Sale Oct. 3

Friends of the Library will hold a book sale at the Winston County Library, October 3rd, 4th & 5th. Doors will open Thursday at 9:00 am- 6:00 pm and Saturday from 9:00 am until 12:00 pm.

Come join us and buy some books. All proceeds from the book sale go to help the Winston Country Library buy needed supplies

UDC meet Oct. 7

Winston Guards 2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet at 5:30 p.m. on Monday, October 7 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. We invite all ladies from 17 years old to 99 that are descendants of a Confederate Soldier to join us.

Oct. 3 HARDEES WILDLIFE SHOW GCS STEW SUPPER- Thursday, October 3 Louisville Coliseum 5 til 9 pm Whitetail Deer Exhibition–Bring your Tropy Mount–No entry feePrizes awarded for Favorite Mounts

Win Guns-Blinds-Deer Stands-Generators-Wildlife Art-TON OF CORN Games-Door Prizes (3 -$100 Cash Drawings)

Youth Shooting-JAKES TAKE AIM Range MDWFP Laser Shooting Range–many kids games/activities exhibitors welcome-space available

hunting clubs, civic groups, ball teams, etc all welcome to bring items for fundraisers–booth space available

Grace Christian school will be serving mr. gregory’s famous stew by the serving and by the gallon admission $3 adults. $1 kids–6 and under free for more information and to reserve booth space call

AL PORTER 662-803-0995, WENDELL WOMACK 662-803-3974 OR ROBERT HIGGINBOTHAM 662-803-2017.

REPM Oct. 3

Date: October 3, 2013

Place: Louisville City Hall

Time: 1:00 PM

Speaker: Carolyn Palmer, REPM District 3 Director.

Black Family Reunion Oct. 5

The Black Family Reunion will be held on Saturday, October 5, 2013 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. For more information contact 601-939-1391.

Winston County Yard Sale October 5

Winston County Yard Sale is on October 5 from 6am-12pm at the Louisville Coliseum. Call 773-7896 to reserve booth space. $10/booth

County Wide Revival Oct. 6

The Inter-denominational Ministerial Alliance will host a County Wide Revival at the Mt. Olive Bethel Harmony Religious Education Ministry Building, 137 Armstrong Street. This Revival will be October 6, 7, and 8, at 7 PM each night. The guest Evangelist are as follows: October 6th Rev, Eddie B. Robinson, pastor of Lonely Valley CME, October 7 Lyndon Geeter, of Winston Baptist Association, and October 8th, Elder James Young, Pastor of Calvary Apostolic. The public is invited. Call 803-4763 for more information.

Revival Oct. 16

The Greensboro Church Family and Pastor will be having Revival Services October 16 – 18, 2013 at 7:00 p.m. each evening. The guest Minister will be Rev. Ronald Jefferson, Pastor of Rockport United Methodist Church of Louisville, Ms and Mt. Harmon United Methodist Church of Ackerman, MS. The public in invited. Carl Swanigan Pastor.

NWTF gun blast Oct. 17


Grace Christian School Gym

Guns- yeti coolers–generators–much more

games-wildlife art-other great hunting and outdoor prizes

1 gun door prize for every 10 people with tickets

15-20 rifles, shotguns, handguns to be won

For Tickets Call:

Al Porter 662-803-0995

WENDELL WOMACK 662-803-3974

Robert Higginbotham 662-803-2017

Swamptown 5K Oct. 19

Swamptown 5K Run/Walk , October 19, 2013, 2896 Middleton Rd, Louisville, Ms 39339. Entry Fee pre register $30, on site register $35, Registration begins at 7:00 am, All Participants will receive water and snacks, Race begins at 8:00 am Classes: Female overall (15 – 19), (20-29), (30- 39), (40 – 49), (50 – 59), (60 +)

Male overall: (15 – 19), (20-29), (30- 39), (40 – 49), (50 – 59), (60 +)

Directions: From Louisville- Take Hwy 397 for 11 miles, turn right onto HWY 490, go 2 miles. Take 1st left onto Calhoun Road, go 2.5 miles and turn left onto Middleton Road, go .04 miles and destination is on the left. All proceeds will benefit the friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park. Mail Entry forms to P. O. Box 83, Louisville, MS 39339 Contact info Jerry Hemphill 662-803-7323, Kristy Woodruff 662-803-5651 or Lee Robertson 662-504-1255

Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park, Fall Festival & 5K run, October 19th 2013, Begins at 9:00 am, 2896 Middleton Rd. Directions: From Louisville- Take Hwy 397 for 11 miles, turn right onto HWY 490, go 2 miles. Take 1st left onto Calhoun Road, go 2.5 miles and turn left onto Middleton Road, go .04 miles and destination is on the left. Arts, Games, Food, Cake Walk, Crafts, Vendors, Bouncers, Talent Show.

Talent Show $10- Register on site from 9-10am.

All proceeds go to benefit The Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park.

Family Day Oct. 20

The Sunflower M. B. Church of Scooba, MS where Rev. John E. Ball of Louisville, MS serves as pastor will celebrate Family and Friends Day on Sunday, October 20, 2013 at 1:30 p.m.

Rev. Marcus Lawrence pastor of the Mt. Ararat M.B.Church in Scooba, MS and the First Baptist Church of Wahalak will be the guest speaker. The public is invited to attend. Dinner will be served.

Annual Bazaar at Whitehall Oct. 26

The Whitehall UMC annual bazaar will be held Saturday October 26, 2013. Doors will open at 8:00 a.m. There will be a delicious buffet, crafts, homemade goodies, a white elephant sale, silent auction and lots of fun & fellowship. Lunch will be available at 10:30 a.m. Veterans receive a ½ off discount on breakfast- Limit 1. Bring a friend and come and enjoy our annual bazaar Saturday, October 26th from 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Walking in Wellness each Saturday

A Walking and Wellness group will be walking Saturdays from 9:00am to 10 am at Ivy Park in Louisville. Walk, Exercise and Tennis Every Saturday morning. 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.