UDC Meeting - Feb 4

Winston Guards #2643, United Daughters of the Confederacy, will meet Monday, February 4, 2019, at 5:30, at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. For more information, call 662-773-9343.

Revelation Bible Study - Jan. 27-30

Calvary Baptist Church Louisville Mississippi, located on Old Robinson Rd will hold a Revelation Bible Study with Dr. Kevin Meador January 27th-30th. Bible Study will at 11 AM and 6:30 PM on Sunday, January 27, 2019 and 6:30 PM Monday-Wednesday. All are invited.



Check It Out At The Winston County Library!

JANUARY 2019

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

Louise Penny – Kingdom of the Blind
Adrianna Trigiani – Tony’s Wife
Patti Callahan – Becoming Mrs. Lewis
Robin Cook – Pandemic
W.E.B. Griffin – The Enemy of My Enemy
Joyce Carol Oates – Hazards of Time Travel
Laura Childs – Eggs on Ice
David Bunn – Moondust Lake
Louis L’Amour & Beau L’Amour – No Traveller Returns
Lauraine Snelling – A Season of Grace
Barbara Delinsky – Fulfillment
Karen Harper – Silent Screams
Brenda Novak – Before We Were Strangers
Robin Lee Hatcher – Who I Am Without You
Lisa Jewell – Watching You
James Lee Burke – The New Iberian Blues
Preston & Child – Verses for the Dead
Tracie Peterson – Under the Midnight Sun
Greer Hendricks – An Anonymous Girl
Helen Hardt – Undaunted
Tami Hoag – The Boy
Stuart Woods – A Delicate Touch
Jayne Ann Krentz – Untouchable


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

  • Keeping At It: The Quest for Sound Money and Good Government – Paul Volker
  • The Dash Diet: Mediterranean Solution – Marla Heller
  • The Real Horse Soldiers: Benjamin Grierson’s Epic 1863 Civil War Raid Through Mississippi – Timothy B.Smith
  • Dr. Neal Barnard’s Cookbook for Reversing Diabetes
  • No Bloat Diet: 50 Low FODMAP Recipes to Flatten Your Tummy, Soothe Your Gut and Relieve IBS – Editors of Prevention Magazine
  • Angels: What the Bible Really Says About God’s Heavenly Host – Michael S. Heiser




Winston Garden Club Soup Sale - Jan.22

The Winston Garden Club will be serving vegetable soup and cornbread at the Winston County Courthouse on Tuesday, January 22, 2019 beginning at 11:00 AM. Cost is $6.00 a bowl.

ECCC to Host High School Teams for Annual MLK Classic

The East Central Community College basketball programs are hosting the annual MLK Classic Saturday, Jan. 19, to commemorate the Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday.

The MLK Classic will be held in Brackeen-Wood Gym on the Decatur campus. Admission is $8 per person.

The schedule includes Sebastopol vs. Nanih Waiya (girls), Noon; Sebastopol vs. Nanih Waiya (boys), 1:30 p.m.; Tupelo vs. Harrison Central (boys), 3 p.m., Seminary vs. East Marion (boys) 4:30 p.m., Northeast Lauderdale vs. Pascagoula (boys), 6 p.m., and Newton County vs. Southeast Lauderdale (boys), 7:30 p.m.

Pilot Club of Louisville Pageant Registration Deadline

The Pilot Club of Louisville has planned its annual Pilot Club Pageant for March 30, 2019 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.

This year's the theme will be "An Elegant Affair." The pageant is open to girls ages 4-18. The contestant MUST live in Winston County or attend a school in Winston County. The contestant cannot be married or have been married. The contestant cannot be a mother of a child or be pregnant with a child at the time of the pageant.

Contestants can pick up their registration forms at Renansant Bank and see Sherry Suttle/Shelia McMillin, or Bancorp South (Main Street location) and see Heather Thompson. The deadline to register is January 31, 2019.

Any person or business who wishes to purchase an ad for a contestant or a business is encouraged to do so. Contact Kristen Knox at 662-779-5121 or Brandi Krajewski 662-803-4039 to learn more about this. This is a special opportunity to support a child and program will be a great keepsake. Contestants are encouraged to sell ads. We will be giving the HEART OF PILOT AWARD this year in recognitition of the contestant who sells the most ads. The Pilot Club will also give scholarships to the older division. The ad forms will be included in the registration forms.

We will also be selling our annual t-shirts. If you are interested in purchasing a Pilot Club t-shirt, contact any Pilot Club member.

Mark your calendars now! Get registered!

Oktibbeha Audubon Society Meeting - Jan. 10

The Oktibbeha Audubon Society will meet Thursday January 10 at 7 pm in MSU's Clay Lyle Entomology Building. Dr. JoVonn Hill, a grasshopper expert at the Mississippi State University Insect Museum, will present Grassland Restoration efforts in the region.

Martin Luther King Celebration - Jan. 19

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 19, 2019. This year’s program will be held in the Court Room of the Winston County Court House. The speaker will be Mr. Kevin Myles, NAACP Regional Director. The theme for this year’s event is
“Defeat Hate-VOTE”.

One of the main events for our 2019 celebration is a parade through the City of Louisville ending at the Court House. Participants will line up at 10:00 a.m. at the Louisville Coliseum for the parade, which will start promptly at 11:00 a.m. The parade entry fee is $5.00, and we are asking all entries be decorated. A parade registration form is attached for your convenience. Those interested in participating in the parade should contact Brenda Johnson at 662-773-5209 or Letitia Jackson at 662-803-2956 for information.

There will be a short program starting at 12:00 noon following the parade at the Court Room of the Winston County Court House, Louisville, MS. We look forward to the entire community coming out to help celebrate the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.