Calendar of Events

FAFSA days for Senior February 5 and 6

FAFSA Days for Seniors and their parents will be held Wednesday, February 5 and Thursday, February 6 from 8:30 a.m. till 2:30 p.m. at Louisville High School. There will be free one-on-one assistance to complete federal (FAFSA) and state forms for college aid. To schedule an appointment contact Ms. Tomeka Walker, Counselor, at 662-773-3431.

Cattlemen to meet Feb. 6

There will be a Cattlemen’s Meeting, Thursday night, February 6 at 6 p.m. at the Winston County Extension Office. Please call in by noon, February 5th to reserve your spot. (773-3091)

4-H Stew Fundraiser February 7

There will be a 4-H Stew fundraiser February 7, 2014 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Winston County Extension Office. The cost is $5.00 per person. You can dine in or carry out. We will deliver large orders. Call the Extension Office at 773-3091 or 773-5531 to place a delivery order.

Pancake supper set for Feb. 7

Magnolia Christian School Pancake & Sausage Supper will be held Friday, February 7. The school will be serving pancakes with sausage, toppings, and drinks. Donations are being accepted. Serving will begin at 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Dine in or carry out. School is located 1.5 miles East of Macon, MS on Magnolia Drive.

Crafty kid event Feb. 7

Calling all “Crafty Kids” ages 8-15. Join the Winston County Extension staff on Friday, February 7, 2014 from 3:30 – 5:00 for a fun afternoon of creating crafts for Valentine’s Day! Be a “Crafty Kid” and join in on the fun! There is no charge for this event. Please call 773-3091 to register.

Pruning Workshop to be held February 8

Join Mike Skipper and the Winston County Master Gardeners Saturday, February 8 from

1 p.m. till 3 p.m. at Ivy Park for a hands-on Pruning Workshop. Demonstrations and hands-on activity will include how to prune crepe myrtle, roses, deciduous and evergreen. For additional information please contact the Extension Office at 773-3091.

Crystal Ridge to feature singing February 8

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church singing will be held February 8 at 6:30 P.M. featuring the Reed Brothers. Finger foods will be served after the singing. Everyone is invited.

Mt. Sinai to host mission Feb. 9

Mount Sinai M.B. Church will have their Home and Foreign mission program, Sunday February 9 at 3:30 P.M. The guest speaker will be Sister April Kelly, First Lady of Talley M. B. Church. The public is invited.

Unity to host program Feb. 9

Unity M. B. Church Black History Program will be February 9, 2014 at 3:00 p.m.

The theme for the program is, Acknowledge the Past, Embrace the Present, and Look forward to the Future.

Rev Leon L. Williams, pastor of Northside Baptist Church, Columbus, MS., Guest Minister.

Senior Citizen meeting Feb. 11

Red Hill Senior Citizens will meet at the Extension Office February 11 from 11a.m. until 2 p.m. Please bring a covered dish. They will have a guest.

Winston Chiefs to meet in February and March

Winston chiefs to meet February 8, February 22, March 1, March 15 on Chiefs’ field (Eiland Middle School ) from 10 a.m. to 1p.m. the Winston county chiefs football will be establishing age groups for teams. 6, 7, & 8, 9 & 10, 11 & 12 years old teams’ early registration for the upcoming football season for the powerhouse youth football association 25 spots for each team so reserve your spot by registering early.

Free spring practice with early registration January 31 through March 15 begins early registration. Players’ registration fee is $100. After March 15 the fee is $125. Fees can be turned into to Chiefs Coach or Board Member. Contact Information: 662-582-6018, or 662-803- 6152.


Mt. Pleasant celebrate anniversary Feb. 9

Mt Pleasant No. 2 M. B. Church will be celebrating Pastor and wife 15th year anniversary, Rev & Sister Curtis Johnson. The guest speaker will be Rev W. L. Hightower and the New Zion M. B. Church family, Sunday February 9. At 3 p.m. Everyone is cordially invited.

Affordable Care Act Seminar February 10

The Winston County Library is hosting Affordable Care Act Seminar on Monday, February 10 from 2 p.m. till 6pm. Latisha Butler from Health Help Mississippi (Starkville) will return to talk more about ACA and answer questions.

Friends of the Library to hold raffle February 10


The Friends of the Library are selling raffle tickets for a beautiful hand-crocheted bedspread made by Mrs. Thelma Ross. She donated it to Friends of the Library to be raffled as a fundraiser. Tickets are $1 each or 6 tickets for $5, and will be drawn on February 10, just in time for Valentines Day. The Friends of the Library are raising funds to purchase new chairs.

AARP event set for February 12

Winston County area AARP Chapter No. 2859 will hold their February 12 meeting in the City Hall at 11 a.m. Members are asked to note the new time and be present.

NAACP extravaganza in black February 15

NAACP extravaganza in black will be Saturday, February 15, at 8 p.m. in the United Steel Workers of America hall on East John C. Stennis Drive. Entry $10 donation. An elegant evening of dancing, food and fun. Contacts: Renee Hampton 662-435-4512; Carolyn R. Hampton 662-803-2106

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ to hold black history celebration February 16

Ebenezer Church of God in Christ cordially invites your entire church family to a “Celebration of Black History” program to be held on the Sunday, February 16, beginning at 3 p.m. The theme for the program is “Fulfilling the Dream”. The guest speakers for the event are the Honorable Eugene Crosby, Alderman, City of Louisville and Chief of Police, L. M. Claiborne also of the City of Louisville. An anointed Word from God will be delivered by guest Minister Andre Hickman of Mount Bell M. B. Church of Louisville, MS.

Please come, wear African inspired attire and share with us as we celebrate the occasion by remembering the past and anticipating the future! Your presence will be highly anticipated! We look forward to seeing you!

Water Association meeting February 17

Pugh’s Mill Water Association will hold it’s annual meeting on Monday February 17 at 7 p.m. at the Winston County Annex building. All members are urged to attend.

Actor’s Studio meeting at the Strand Theater February 18

This is a free acting class for high school students directed by Mary Snow. To find out more and register, parents and students must attend the meeting on Tuesday, February 18th, 6:00 p.m. at the Strand Theater. The class is to teach the fundamentals of acting and encourage the development of the craft of acting. For questions contact Mary Snow at 662­773­3320 during the day.

Celebrating Black History month Feb. 22

The public is invited to a Black History Program on Saturday February 22, at 3:00 p.m. at Pleasant Grove United Methodist Church. The program will highlight the accomplishments of black people who started out in Winston County. They will honor those who were the first to hold a position, and those who hold or once held key positions such as: law enforcement, nurses, doctors, CNA’s, business owners, supervisors, cafeteria works, bus drivers, and more. We will also honor our educators and service men and women. Each person will be recognized by categories. The purpose of this program is to come together and share the accomplishments and great contributions that black men and women have made to our society. Our goal is to try to inspire and promote success for our children and youth. Please come out and be a part of this celebration.

For more information please call Aline Haynes 662-705-1001.

Harper Chapel to feature musical Feb. 22

The public is invited to Harper Chapel M. B. Church to worship with us on February 23 at 3 p.m. as our male chorus is having a musical. Come and be blessed, Pastor Lynn Cunningham and First lady invite all.

Indian Springs Assembly of God to serve steaks on February 22

Indian Springs Assembly of God will be serving a ribeye steak supper on Saturday, February 22 beginning at 4 p.m. Suggested donation for Steak Plates will be $15 and for Chicken Tenders Plates will be $12. Take-out plates will be available. Come and join the congregation for food and fellowship. 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.

Highpoint New Zion Neighborhood Watch meeting February 27

The Highpoint New Zion Neighborhood watch will hold their meeting on February 27 at 7:00 p.m.

The meeting will be held at Highpoint Fire Department. Everyone is encouraged to attend.

Oak Grove # 2 M. B. Church taking trip to Iowa May 2

Oak Grove #2 M.B. Church will be going to Davenport IA. On May 2, 2014, leaving at 5:00 a.m. and will depart for home on May 4 at 3:00 p.m. If anyone is interested in going on this trip please contact: Dixie Patty 662-773-3951, Shirley Smith 662-773-9546, Linda Mitchell 662-803-5347 or Norris Jernigan 662-228-1206

Airport board meeting First Monday

The Louisville-Winston County Airport Authority board announces that it will hold its regularly scheduled monthly meeting on the first Monday of each month. Said meetings will begin at 5:30 pm and will be conducted at the City of Louisville board room, City Hall, Louisville.

AA meets on Monday and Wednesday nights

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 fourth Thursday of each month

The Winston County Paparazzi are meeting on fourth Thursday 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 of each month 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.