Month: May 2012

Spring Semester Service Project a huge success

From press reports During the 4th nine weeks of school, Mrs. Linda Rogers’ 2nd and 3rd grade Gifted students from Fair Elementary and her 5th grade Gifted students from Louisville Elementary participated in a fundraising event as their last service…

ECCC Kids’ College scheduled for the summer

A Spa Kamp for ages 5-15 on June 26 and 27 kicks off the 2012 Kids’ College Program at East Central Community College in Decatur. Activities for ages 5-12 continue through the month of July with classes ranging from athletics…

Area nursing homes recognize National Nursing Home Week

From staff and press reports May 13 through May 19, nursing homes across Winston County and the nation “celebrated the journey” in honor of National Nursing Home Week 2012. Area facilities held activities to honor the lives — and milestones…

Three faculty retire from Winston County Career and Technology Center

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Each year teachers see dozens of students pass through their classrooms while trying to prepare them for the future. During their entire career, that number can reach thousands of lives touched especially when…

Mississippi Scholars initiative continues success in Winston County

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Twenty-five of Winston County’s 2012 graduates went the extra mile in their education to be named a Mississippi Scholar. The Winston County Chamber in conjunction with the Mississippi Higher Education Initiative helped fund…

Mississippi Scholars initiative continues success in Winston County

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Twenty-five of Winston County’s 2012 graduates went the extra mile in their education to be named a Mississippi Scholar. The Winston County Chamber in conjunction with the Mississippi Higher Education Initiative helped fund…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

The month of May is nearly gone and after 4th Sunday Memorial at Rural Hill, the West Louisville Methodist Charge will go back to regular schedules, preaching every Sunday morning at Center Ridge and Pleasant Hill and on 4th Sundays…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 31, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Gunn and little daughter Annie spent last Sunday in Philadelphia, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Cole. – Mrs. Ford of Ackerman was guest of her sister,…

Unusual day in New Orleans

From press reports A tour of the USS Wasp, a ferry ride across the Mississippi River, a streetcar ride, a walk through the French Market, and a New Orleans mid-city restaurant were on the itinerary for a group of LES…