Month: July 2012

Pop culture discussion panel planned at event

From press reports

BubbaWorld Comics will be hosting the BACKWOODS COMICS FESTIVAL at the Louisville, MS Coliseum on Sept. 29 from 10 am till 6 pm with Cartoonists, Web Cartoonists, Novelists, Writers, Comic Book Vendors along with Anime, Steampunk and … Read more

Aldermen informed about Excel by 5, sales taxes, sale of Louisville Brick Company Aldermen informed about Excel by 5, sales taxes, sale of Louisville Brick Company

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Aldermen were encouraged to play a role in the Winston County Partners for Community Living in order to help push forward the Excel By 5 program.

Excel By 5 is a … Read more

Summer Library program a great success

The Winston County Summer Library Program had another great year according to the library staff.

The Summer Library Program Awards Day had over 200 children and parents attended the Awards Program. Children received awards for the books they read and … Read more

Walton Fulton named ‘Eminent Bulldog’ by Mississippi State

From press reports

In honor of Walton Fulton’s 103rd birthday on July 25, 2012, MSU President Mark Keenum recognized Walton Fulton for his outstanding loyalty and his support, dedication and contributions to Mississippi State University throughout his lifetime by proclaiming … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – July 26, 1912 [This issue was not available for review.]

Advertisers in July 1912 included: “Good merchandise at Surprisingly LOW PRICES. SPECIAL FOR COURT WEEK Only! Calico, per yard – 4 cents; Cotton Checks, per yard … Read more

ECCC offers OSHA HAZWOPER class in Louisville

OSHA HAZWOPER, training for Hazardous Waste Operations Workers, is being offered at the East Central Community College Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 923 South Church Street in Louisville. This 40-hour course provides training in remediation … Read more

Guardsman promoted to lt. colonel

From press reports

JACKSON, Miss.— Robert J. McWhirter of Ocean Springs, was promoted to the rank of lieutenant colonel in the Mississippi National Guard here July 17, 2012.

Brig. Gen. Mitch Brown, the Assistant Adjutant General, Mississippi Army National Guard, … Read more

Farmers’ market benefits vendors, citizens and more

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County farmers’ Market has developed as a success for vendors and citizens.

Despite the heat and dry weather early in the growing season, the 2012 farmers’ market has been a very … Read more

Lifetime resident publishes life story

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County

A lifetime resident of Winston County is ready to tell her life story in the form of a short novel soon to be released.

Mrs. Frances Stewart Ball is the author of “Front Porch … Read more

JA Tasting Tea a success

By Angel Whitehead – Vice President Junior Auxiliary

The Junior Auxiliary of Louisville held their Annual Tasting Tea and Silent Auction April 21st at First United Methodist Church in Louisville. This event helped in raising the much needed funds for … Read more