Dean Park Seeking New Members & Officers

Play Matters At Dean Park!

H:\DCIM\130___03\IMG_4679.JPGThe Friends of Dean Park, Inc. are seeking new members and officers as the present officer’s terms are expiring. Please contact us if you are interested in becoming a member. This nonprofit has done many things to improve the beauty and safety of the park along with the Dean Park Commission. FODP also partners with other organizations to help make Winston County a better place to live. Please come join us to continue this effort. Elmetra Patterson, 510.672-2106.


Winston Guards Meeting - April 2

Winston Guards #2643, United Daughters of the Confederacy will meet Monday, April 2, 2018, at 5:30 PM, at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. For more information, call 662-773-9343.

REPM Meeting - April 5

Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi will meet Thursday, April 5, 2018, at 1:00 PM, at Louisville City Hall. For more information, call 662-773-9343.

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!

 MARCH 2018

The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library:

  • James Grippando – A Death in Live Oak 
  • Meg Gardiner – Into the Black Nowhere 
  • Jane Harper – Force of Nature 
  • Kristen Hannah – A Great Alone 
  • James Patterson – All American Murder 
  • Christina Dodd – Virtue Falls 
  • J. R. Ward – Blood Fury 
  • R. A. Salvatore – Child of a Mad God 
  • Kristan Higgins – Now That You Mention It 
  • M. C. Beaton – Death of An Honest Man 
  • Joyce Carol Oates – Beautiful Days 
  • Sophie Kinsella – Surprise Me 
  • Jonathan Kellerman – Night Moves 
  • Diana Palmer – All That Glitters 
  • Carl Weber – The Family Business 4 
  • V. C. Andrews – House of Secrets 
  • Walter Mosley – Down the River Unto to Sea 
  • Robert Crais – The Wanted 
  • Thomas Perry – The Bomb Maker 
  • Lisa Gardner – Look for Me 
  • Jennifer Chiaverini – Enchantress of Numbers 
  • Stephanie Barron – June and the Waterloo Map 
  • B J Hoff – Harp on the Willow 
  • Bella Andre – Temp Me Like This/Kiss Me Like This 
  • Rachel Caine – Killman Creek

 The following NON-FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:

  • Southern Bisquits and Quick Breads 
  • Prairie Fires: The American Dreamof Laura Ingalls Wilder – Caroline Fraser 
  • Playing With Fire – Lawrence O’Donnell 
  • The Gold Dust Woman: The Biography of Stevie Nicks – Stephen Davis 
  • Sticky Fingers: The Life and Times of John Wenner and Rolling Stone 
  • Magazine – Joe Hagan 
  • Running a Food Truck for Dummies 
  • How to Graduate Debt-Free

Small Business Borrower - Lender Match-Making Event -March 20, 2018

Small Business Borrower - Lender Match-Making Event 
March 20, 2018
9:30 AM – 12:00 NOON
East MS Community College
LYCEUM Auditorium
8731 S. Frontage
Mayhew, MS 39753

The U. S. Small Business Administration invites you to Mississippi’s Meet the Lenders in The Golden Triangle, a Small Business Borrower – Lender Match-Making Event. This event will provide small business owners and entrepreneurs the opportunity to speak with multiple SBA lenders during private, one-one-one appointments. Meet with Banks, Certified Development Companies, Microlenders, Alternative Lenders and SBA to discuss resources to help start or grow their businesses.
Come prepared with multiple copies of your business plan for distribution. SBA has a “Build a Business Plan” online tool that guides small business owners through the process of creating a basic, downloadable business plan. To locate your nearest counselor for assistance in preparing your business plan, great resources to call are the Mississippi SBDC Network - 1-800-725-7232,
SCORE – 769-208-3593 and the Veterans Business Outreach Center (VBOC) – 662-325-4990. SBA’s Learning Center hosts a variety of self-paced online training courses to help entrepreneurs explore and learn about the many aspects of business ownership. Local, regional and statewide resource partners will be available during event.

Questions? Email Rosetta Harris at or Deborah Dean at FREE – PRE-REGISTER ONLINE TODAY:

Reasonable arrangements for persons with disabilities will be made if requested two weeks in advance by calling (601) 965-5454.

All SBA programs and services are provided on a nondiscriminatory basis. Reasonable accommodations will be made if requested at least two weeks in advance.

Library Book Event with Tanya Jordan - March 17

The Winston County Library is hosting an author event Saturday, March 17th from 10:00 - 12:00 featuring Noxapater native Tanya Jordan. She will talk about her debut novel, "Silent Tears" and will have some on hand to sell.

Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is Soliciting Nominations

The Partnership/Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration will be held on Thursday, April 26, 2018 at 6:00 pm at Market Cafe. The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for Man and Woman of the Year, Life Time Achievement Award and Retailer of the Year. 2018 President, Kyle Curran asks that you please consider nominees for these prestigious awards.

We are asking that nominations for “Man and Woman of the Year” be made for a person whose accomplishments have been in the past 12 months (2017) rather than over several years. Also, a person who has received the award in the past is eligible to receive the award again.

Nominations for the “Life Time Achievement Award”, which will not necessarily be presented every year, are also being solicited. This award will be presented to a person who, over the course of a lifetime, has helped make Winston County a better place to live.

We are asking for nominations for “Retailer of the Year” be made for retail merchants that have gone the extra mile to make their customers shopping experience fun and favorable. Please take a few minutes to consider which one of our retail businesses have been committed to you, their business and to our community.

Civic clubs, Church Organizations, and Individuals are encouraged to nominate persons they feel are worthy of consideration. Nominations should be in letter form and addressed to Awards, c/o Louisville/Winston County Chamber of Commerce, P.O. Box 551, Louisville, MS 39339. Letters should be typed, and limited to no more than two pages. They may be mailed or hand delivered to the Chamber of Commerce office. The deadline for submitting nominations is Friday, March 9, 2018.

Easter Egg Hunt - Mar. 17

WoodmenLife Chapter 102 and the Noxapater Community Alliance will be hosting an Easter Egg Hunt Saturday, March 17 starting at 11 am at the Molly Estes/JW Young Park in Noxapater. Free admission,  hotdogs and cupcakes. Three age groups: ages 1-3, 4-7 and 8-12. Prizes to be given in each age group. Bring your kids and their Easter baskets for a load of fun!

ECCC Baseball Update

The ECCC Baseball Warriors will now play a doubleheader Saturday against Southeastern Community College (Iowa) at the Clark-Gay Baseball Complex on campus. First game begins at Noon.

The ECCC Softball team is hosting the EC Invitational and will face East Mississippi at 11 a.m. Saturday and Hinds at 3 p.m. Hinds and EMCC will play at 1 p.m.

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!


The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library:

J. D. Robb -  Dark In Death
Catherine Andersen – Spring Forward
Nicci French – Sunday Silence
Bernard Cornwell – Fools and Mortals
Preston & Child – The City of Endless Night
A.J. Finn – The Woman In The Window
James Lee Burke – Robicheaux
E. L. James – Darker
Anne Rice – Ramses the Damned: The Passion of Cleopatra
George R. R. Martin – Mississippi Roll
Katherine Hyde – Bloodstains with Brontë
Andy Weir – Artemis
De ‘Nesha Diamond – Conspiracy
William Johnstone – The Hour of Death
Nick Petrie – Light It Up
Christine Dodd – The Woman Who Couldn’t Scream
 “                       - Because I’m Watching
Lucinda Riley – The Pearl Sister
Alafair Burke – The Wife
Jayne Ann Krentz – Promise Not To Tell
Attica Locke – The Cutting Season
Colleen Coble – The View From Rainshadow Bay

The following NON-FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:

Bobby Flay – Fit:  200 Recipes For a Healthy Lifestyle
Ripley’s Believe It Or Not:  Shatter Your Senses!
Fire and Fury:  Inside the Trump White House – Michael Wolff
Let Trump Be Trump: The Inside Story of  His Rise to the Presidency
Cory Lewendowski
You Need a Budget: The Proven System for Breaking the Paycheck to
Paycheck Cycle, Getting Out of Debt, and Living the Life You Want
Jesse Mecham
A River in Darkness : One Man’s Escape From North Korea
– Jasaji Ishikawa
Whole30 Fast & Easy – Melissa Hartwig
Atkins – Eat Right, Not Less – Collette Heimowitz

2018 Friends of the Library Dues

If anyone has not yet paid their Friends of the Library Membership dues, please do so as soon as you can. You may download and fill out the Membership Form, click here, and mail it in or go by the library and fill out one there. If you would like to become a Friends member the same applies.

NOTE: The mailing address on the membership form has changed from 103 West Park St. to 100 West Park St.

Job Opening at Winston County Courthouse

The deadline to apply is 5:00 pm on Wednesday, January 31.
Applicants may apply at the Win Job Center or bring their resumes to the Chancery Clerk's Office.

Pilot Club Pageant To Be Held March 24

The Pilot Club of Louisville has planned its annual Pilot Club Pageant for March 24, 2018 and will be held in the Louisville High School Auditorium at 6 p.m. There will be an entry fee at the door and programs will be available to purchase.