Month: March 2013

Winston County Extension Service ‘cultivating’ community and more

By Mike Skipper
Winston County Extension Director

The Winston County Extension Service has a long standing commitment
and dedication to the citizens of this great county in regards to
informal education and improving the overall quality of human life.

The … Read more

DARE to host annual graduation April 19

From staff reports

All the 5th grade classrooms in the county that participated in the
Drug and Alcohol Resistance Education (DARE) program will be honored
at a graduation ceremony on April 19 at 9 a.m. at Louisville
Elementary School.

The … Read more

Aldermen discuss changes in interlocal agreement

From staff reports

The Louisville Board of Aldermen in its March 19 meeting discussed
with Winston County Emergency Management Director Buddy King upcoming
changes and reworking of the E911 interlocal agreement.

Louisville Mayor Will Hill noted that he had discussed … Read more

Criteria for Superintendent search gathered from community, teachers, and administrators

From staff reports

In three separate meetings, teachers, school administrators and
parents gathered Monday, March 25 to give input on the selection
process of a new superintendent.

About 50 community members gathered at the 6 p.m. citizens meeting to
voice … Read more

King discusses Emergency Management with REPM

From staff reports

The Retired Educational Personnel of Mississippi in Winston County
met March 7 to hear about planning for emergencies from Winston
County Emergency Management Director Buddy King.

King gave the group an overview of items needed during storm… Read more


Mr. Paul Stacy Kemp

Mr. Paul Stacy Kemp, 52, passed away on Saturday, March 23, 2013, at
Rush Hospital in Meridian, Mississippi. Visitation was from 5 p.m.
until 8 p.m. on Monday, March 25, 2013, at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home
in … Read more

Local EMT recognized for 30 years of service

From press reports

Cathy Stevenson, an ER Tech with Winston Medical Center, was
recently recognized by the Board of Directors of the National
Registry of Emergency Medical Technicians (NREMT) for achieving 30
consecutive years as a Nationally Registered EMT. This … Read more


Mr. Niles David Puckett
March 16, 2013
Niles, born in Starkville, passed away in Denver, Colorado at the age
of 32.

He is survived by his parents, Benny Ronald “Ronnie” and Tara
Bouchillon Puckett; his sister, Ginger Michelle; and many … Read more


Five-year-old kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year
is scheduled at Fair Elementary, Noxapater Attendance Center, and
Nanih Waiya Attendance Center on Tuesday through Thursday, April
9-11, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 2:30 p.m. A child must be 5… Read more


Four-year-old kindergarten registration for the 2013-2014 school year
is scheduled at Fair Elementary School on Tuesday through Thursday,
April 2-4, 2013 beginning at 8:00 a.m. until 2:00 pm. Tours will be
available from 3:00 – 5:00 on Tuesday, April 2. … Read more