Calendar of Events

AARP to meet Jan. 8

Winston County Area AARP Chapter # 2859 will hold their January 8, 2014 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 p.m. Dues for the New Year are due at this meeting and some very important business to be discussed. Please be present.

REPM to meet Jan. 9

Retired Education Personnel of Miss. (REPM) meeting set:

Date: January 9, 2014 (2nd Thursday in January)

Time: 1:00 PM

Place: Louisville City Hall

Speaker: Bud Varner, Louisville Insurance Agency

Topic: Changes in Medicare & supplementary policies

Democratic meeting Jan. 11

The regular Democratic meeting is scheduled for Saturday, January 11, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at the Winston Courthouse annex building, Chairman, Rickey Cole, Executive Field Director, Jacqueline Amos Norris and their staff will be there to conduct training on; Organizing Precincts, Conducting successful events, Election conduct and How to win elections.

FODP meeting set for Jan. 11

The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. announces that its monthly meeting is  canceled  Saturday, December 14, 2013, 11:00 a.m.  The next monthly meeting will be January 11, 2014  at Faith Beyond Walls, 190 Odie Shields Road, Louisville, MS which is behind the Dean Park near the Raised Garden Beds. If you would like to become a member, $10.00 yearly is requested.

If you did not make it to Friends of Dean Park’s Walmart Day to make your tax deductible donation, please mail your donation to:

Friends of Dean Park, Inc.

P. O. Box 365

Louisville, MS 39339

Contact Information: Elder Richard Moncrief, 662.736-3323

Elmetra Patterson, 510.672-2106.

Bluegrass Gospel Singing

Jan. 12

There will be a Bluegrass Gospel Singing on Sunday, Jan. 12 @ 6:00 p.m. at Fentress Baptist Church near Ackerman, MS featuring Alan Sibley & The Magnolia Ramblers. Everyone is invited to attend. A love offering will be received. For more information call (662) 258-2334.

Golden Triangle Civil War Round Table meets Tuesday, January 14

The Golden Triangle Civil War Round Table meets Tuesday, January 14 at 7 p.m., in the Conference Room, Golden Triangle Planning and Development Building, 106 Miley Road, Starkville. Please park and enter at the rear of the building. Speaker Brandon Beck will discuss the C. S. S. Arkansas.  Everyone interested in Civil War history is welcome to attend.

Senior Citizens meet Jan. 14

Red Hills Senior Citizens will meet at the Louisville Extension Office Tuesday January 14, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Please bring a covered dish.

Homestead notice for Winston Countians

The period to sign up for Homestead Exemption is now open until March 31, 2014.

You are required to sign a new Homestead Application if :

1.        There has been a change in your deed. (ex: You bought or sold land.)

2.       You have become single or have married.

3.       You have turned 65.

4.       You have become disabled.

Please call the Tax Assessor’s Office at 662-773-3694 or the Chancery Clerk’s Office at 662-773-3631 for more information.

Common Core State Standards discussion January 16

A Common Core State Standards discussion is set for January 16. Common Core educational tools apply to Kindergarten through High School.

The presenter will be Penny Hill, Curriculum/Common Core Director, Louisville Municipal School District.

The program is set for January 16, 2014 in the Mississippi State University Extension Service at 460 Vance Street. The program begins at 6 pm and is sponsored by the NAACP Education Committee.

Family Center Parent Workshops Jan. 16

January is “Common Core Standards” month at the Family Center.  The workshops will inform parents about the new curriculum and how the program is being implemented and assessed in the classrooms.  Mrs. Penny Hill, our Curriculum Director. for the Louisville High School District will provide valuable information on our new “Common Core Standards”.

Pre-K – 6th Grade Parents, January 16, 2014, Family Center, 5:15 P.M., “Common Core” Presenter: Penny Hill

7th – 12th Grade Parents, January 23, 2014, Family Center, 5:15 P.M., “Common Core” Presenter: Penny Hill.

MLK parade Jan. 18

Winston County Branch NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 18, 2014. This year’s program will take place at Still Valley M. B. Church, 142 Armstrong Street.

There will be a parade through the City of Louisvile. Parade entry fee is $5.00. The parade will start promptly at 10:00, with line up at 9:00. The speaker is Jackson State Professor C. Leigh McInnis

Renee Hampton 662-779-0462 (evening) 662-435-4512 (daytime)

Charles Hampton 662-803-0635

Fantabulous Me National Pageant

Jan. 18

The Fantabulous Me National Pageant will be held Saturday, January 18 at the Choctaw County High School at the Ty Cobb Complex Auditorium – 599 East Church Street – Ackerman. There will be 10 Divisions For Girls: Baby Miss 0-15 months, Toddler Miss 16-23 months, Teeny Miss 2-3 Years, Little Miss 4-5 Years, Young Miss 6-8 Years, Pre –Teen Miss 9-11 Years, Junior Miss 12-14 Years, Teen Miss 15-17, Miss 18 & Up Single (Never Married or Pregnant) and Ms/Mrs. (18 & Older Married, Single Or Divorced – with or without children) We reserve the right to split a group that becomes too large – we will never combine groups. We keep groups to 10 contestants and below. This pageant is for anyone with or without pageant experience! With 40 or more contestants will award our Ultimate Grand Supreme with $1000! With less than 40 contestants we will award $500 to our Ultimate Grand Supreme. This is an ALL CROWN PAGEANT!

Every contestant will receive a beautiful crown! Great prizes awarded as well PLUS chances to sell 50-cent sponsor tickets and earn more prizes and get your entry fee paid! Deadline fast approaching – don’t delay. Check out the event on FB Fantabulous Me National Pageant or contact the director at 662-803-8555 for more information.

MLK holiday event Jan. 20

The Ministers’ wives and women Evangelist of Winston County will sponsor a Martin Luther King Holiday celebration, January 20, 2014. The time is 10:00 a.m. until noon at the Mt. Olive Bethel Harmony District Religious Education Ministry Building, 137 Armstrong Street. A sack lunch will be provided. You may call 736-3500 or 803-1933 for more information.

Annual fellowship Jan. 24

The Mt. Olive Bethel Harmony District Ways and Means Committee will sponsor their annual Fellowship service, January 24, 2014. The time is 6:30 p.m. at the association building, 137 Armstrong Street. Rev Anthony Thames of Oak Grove #2 M. B. Church will deliver the message. Please call 736-3500 0r 803-7784 for more information.

Life Stitch program Jan. 25

The Louisville “Life is A Stitch is sponsoring a beginner workshop where you will learn the basics of knitting and crocheting. You will be taught how to read a pattern, basic stitches and how to knit or crochet a small piece!

You will be provided with a pattern, needles or hook and skein of yarn, cost is $5, Saturday, January 25, 2014 from 9 A.M. to noon at the Winston County Chamber of Commerce, 311 W Park Street, Louisville, MS, 2nd floor conference room accessible by stairs, To sign up call Rebecca Gravett at 662-773-5904

Meetings each Monday

SCV Camp John M. Bradley No. 384 meets on the 1st Monday of each month 7:00 p.m. at the Annex Building. If interested please attend

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.

AA Meets

Louisville/Winston County Alcoholics Anonymous will now meet Monday and Wednesday nights at 7:30 p.m. on the second floor of the community house. .

Paparazzi meet

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 lostnthemail@yahoo.com.

Calvary Apostolic NEW YEAR’S Health Fair

Saturday, February 1, 2014 12:00PM – 3:00PM

104 Beal Street

Louisville, MS. 39339

Door Prizes and Giveaways

Calvary Apostolic Walking in Wellness

Saturdays beginning February 1, 2014

9:00AM – 10:00AM

Ivy Park

201 Ivy Park

Louisville, MS. 39339.