Month: March 2013

Hundreds learn fire safety from Smokey and Firewise program

From press reports Hundreds of people of all ages were given lessons in fire safety with the help of Smokey the Bear in Winston County over the last few months. The Winston County Extension Service in conjunction with the U.S.…

Louisville Wildcats going to state to compete in powerlifting

From press reports The Louisville Wildcats Powerlifting Team did very well in the North State Meet last week at Itawamba High School, placing three in the state meet on April 12 – 13. Tyler Hickman, John McAdory, and Jeremey Sangster…

Sheriff’s office to host handgun safety class

From staff and press reports The Winston County sheriff’s office will host a handgun safety class for Winston County residents April 27 starting at the Winston County Annex Building at 8 a.m. The class will consist of about three hours…

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Fair Elementary School is offering a Pre-Kindergarten program for four-year old students who reside within the Louisville Municipal School District. There will be 60 Pre-Kindergarten slots available for a limited time at Fair Elementary School. A picture vocabulary test will…

Calendar of Events

Easter Week services set March 25-29 Winston Baptist Association Easter holy week services South Louisville Baptist Church WEDNESDAY: Rev. Charles Rook, Pastor of Crystal Ridge Baptist Church “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” THURSDAY: Dr. Mike Smith,…

Wildfire prevention highlighted in March

From press reports JACKSON — The arrival of spring means outdoor chores are at the top of the to-do list for homeowners. But outdoor burning, coupled with the season’s weather conditions, raises the risk of wildfire for Mississippians. Don Bales,…

The Town & Country Garden Club holds February meeting

Submitted The Town & Country Garden Club met February 21, 2013 in the home of Mrs. Francis Pierce with Mrs. Teresa Ellis as co-hostess. Inspiration was given by Mrs. Elaine Thompson. Roll call was answered and minutes approved. President Debbie…

ECCC announces SkillsUSA district winners

From press reports East Central Community College in Decatur recently hosted the Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3. Approximately 185 area students participated in the annual event. All winners advanced to state competition held in February in Jackson. Those receiving…

Let’s be Neighbors

In last week’s column, complaints were made about the fact that the Habitat For Humanity House built in 2012 was complete but not yet having a family move into it. Glenda Johnson, president of the local organization, was nice enough…

Area schools named as value added schools in English II

From press reports MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss— Local school from the Louisville Municipal School District has been recognized at the recent statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) for being named as a Value Added…