Calendar of Events

Calendar of Events Winston Co. TRIAD meeting
March 21, 2 p.m.
Winston County TRIAD will meet March 21 at the Extension Office. All members are asked to bring a covered dish. The meeting starts at 2 p.m. Call 803-9411 for more information.
Benefit Dinner for Nancy Young Jordan
March 23, 11 a.m.
The Red Onion Restaurant will be hosting a benefit for Nancy Jordan Young on Friday, March 23 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. The menu will include fried catfish, spaghetti, coleslaw, bread, drink, and dessert for a donation of $7. Carry-out, dine-in, or delivery available. For more information, please call 662-803-0937, 662-803-6490, or 662-803-4705.
1st Annual PCA Rodeo March 23, 24
Rafter-L Rodeo Company from Philadelphia will present their 1st Annual PCA Rodeo at the Louisville Coliseum on March 23 and 24, with doors opening at 6 p.m. and rodeo starting at 7:30 p.m. General admission for the event will be $10, with children 8 years and under receiving free admission. 10% of these proceeds will go to Le Bonheur Children’s Hospital. An After Rodeo Party will take place at the Shriner’s Building on 3305 Hwy 15. The after party will include performances by Rico & the Border Patrol on Friday night, and Southbound on Saturday night. For more information contact Clay Young (601-938-2054) or Leslie Lovern (601-575-4750).
LFVD to host event March 24
Lobutcha volunteer fire dept will have chicken plates for sale on Saturday, March 24, 2012 at 11a – 4p at the firehouse. Plates will be $7 and includes 2 sides, dessert and drink.  For more info please contact 662-803-2272 or any member of the fire dept.
Gordon Reunion March 25
The annual Gordon Family Reunion, descendants of William and Eliza Jane Farrar  Gordon, will be held Sunday, March 25 at the Panhandle Community Center in Choctaw County.  They will gather at 11 with lunch at noon followed by a cakewalk.  You are also invited to attend worship services at Mt.Zion Presbyterian Church at 11a.m.  Family, friends and neighbors are invited to attend
Union Chapel revival March 25
Union Chapel M.B. Church will have their Spring Revival beginning March 25-29.  Services will start at 6 p.m. on March 25 and at 7p.m. the 26 -29.  The guest speaker for this event will be Rev. Derwin Perry, Pastor of Greater Grace M.B. Church in Birmingham, Alabama.  The public is cordially invited to attend this event.
Volleyball League begins March 27
Enrollment for the Volleyball League sponsored by Eric Davis will begin at the Louisville Coliseum on March 27 at 6 p.m. Deadline for entry will be March 27. The season will begin on March 29 and will end on May 3. Entry fee for the league will be $100 per team, consisting of 8 player teams (please provide your team’s roster). Games will be held on Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday’s at 6, 7, and 8 p.m. Games will be best 2 out of 3, and the score will be to 15. A tournament will be held after the season on May 5 starting at noon-until.  1st place winner will receive a trophy and 8 tees. 2nd place winner will receive a trophy. There will be a $1 admission fee the day of the tournament, and concession stands will be open. For more information contact Eric Davis at 662-803-7523.
Triad Council Meeting March 27
The Triad Council will meet on Tuesday, March 27 at 12 noon. The meeting will be held at the Weir Chapel Missionary Baptist Church, Fellowship Hall on Martin Luther King Blvd in Weir. Come and enjoy the fellowship with friends, if the weather permits.
Triad is the agreement of Law Enforcement Agencies in the County and older or retired persons in the community working together to reduce the criminal victimization of the elderly and the disabled persons in the county. Triad works to reduce crime for everyone. Mother Anita Terrell from Louisville with the Tri C Disease Coalition Training MS State Department of Health Diabetes Prevention & Control Program has been invited to attend our meeting with important facts on Diabetes. The Triad Council will not be purchasing meals. Therefore the Triad Council Members will volunteer to bring a covered dish to enjoy fellowship with each other.
1st Annual Run for Autism
Meridian Autism Support Groups and TEAAM are looking for sponsors for their 1st Annual Run for Autism. Sponsors will have the option of sponsorship offers. All checks should be made payable to TEAAM and mailed to TEAAM, P.O. Box 37, Mize, MS 39116. For more information contact Meridian Autism Support Group at 601-485-5939 or TEAMM at 601-782-9005
DARE graduation set for March 30
DARE graduation planned for March 30 at Louisville Elementary. The public is invited. DARE officer Tonya McWhirter will officiate.
Clothing and Food Drive
March 31, 9 a.m.
Piney Grove United Methodist Church on Sims Road in Louisville will be having a clothing and food drive on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 9 a.m. until 12 noon. Everyone who is in need of food and clothing is welcome to come out and be blessed.
Winston County Chiefs Sign Up Date
March 31, 10 a.m.
 Sign up Date for the 2012 Winston County Chiefs Football will be Saturday, March 31, 2012, at the Chiefs Field/Eiland Middle School Field. Sign up time will begin at 10:00 A.M. until 1:00 P.M. The Early Registration and Sign Up fee will be $80.00 per child, and $40.00 for the 2nd child in the same household. These fees will remain until Monday, April 16, 2012, and after April 16, 2012, the fee will be $100.00 per child. This registration is for Spring and Fall. For information please contact Charles Gill at             (662)-803-0401 or Leslie Loving at (662)-582-6018.
Special Olympics Motorcycle Ride
March 31
The 2nd Annual Area 18 Special Olympic Motorcycle Ride will begin at Depot Market Place in Philadelphia on March 31. Registration will begin at 9 a.m. and the ride will begin at 9:30 a.m. The proposed course is Philadelphia to Louisville to Carthage and back to Philadelphia. After the ride the cyclist will be treated to lunch at Whistle Stop Café in Depot Family Fun Center at the Depot Market Place. Cost will be $30 per bike and one rider. A second rider will be an additional $5. There will also be a silent auction and give away a La-Z-boy recliner. Money raised will help pay for athletes to attend Summer Games in Biloxi in May. Contact Becky Burkes at 601-416-2343 for more information.
Pine Grove Church of God “I Will Rise” program March 31
On Saturday, March 31 and Sunday, April 1 at 7:30 p.m., Pine Grove Church of God will present the live outdoor drama, “I Will Rise”, depicting Jesus’ last days here on Earth. The church invites everyone to experience this powerful presentation of Jesus’ Passion for all mankind. Pine Grove is located 11 miles east of Carthage and 12 miles west of Philadelphia on Hwy 16 near Edinburg. For information 601-267-3368.
Choir Day at Friendship MB Church Louisville April 1
Friendship MB Church will host their Annual Youth Choir Day April 1, 2012, at 3:00 O’clock located at 506 Jones Avenue, Louisville, MS.
Friendship MB Church  April 2
Friendship MB Church will host their Youth Revival beginning on Monday, April 2 through Wednesday, April 4, 2012 at 7:00 p.m. each night located at 506 Jones Ave. Louisville, MS.
Monday night speaker will be Rev. Mack Young, pastor of Big Mt. Zion Baptist Church, of Brooksville, MS., Tuesday night speaker will be Rev. William Haynes pastor of Still Valley and Center Ridge Baptist Churches, of Louisville, MS and Wednesday night  speaker will Rev. Billy Clay pastor of UnionChapel Baptist Church of Louisville.
Veteran Assistance Night
April 3, 5:30 p.m.
The Louisville WIN Job Center (600 North Court Ave, Suite B) will host a Veteran Assistance Night on April 3 from 5:30 p.m. until 7:30 p.m. Veterans should bring a resume, DD214, state id card/driver’s license, social security card or birth certificate. The Veteran Representatives of the Golden Triangle WIN Job Center will be there to assist with ensuring your registration is complete, job search skills, and resume development. For more information you may contact 662-773-5051.
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.
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.
Walking in
 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).
More Than Music Registration
More Than Music is currently having registrations for music lessons for private and small groups (instructions available). All ages are welcome. For more information or to register you may call 662-803-0931 or visit More Than Music at 600 North Court Ave, Suite D in Louisville.