Month: March 2013

Area schools named as Value Added Schools in Algebra

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 … Read more

Locals complete Let It Rip class

Building Strong Families congratulates several members of the local
Let It Rip project, who recently celebrated their completion of the
Building Strong Families (BSF), marriage education classes-8 Habits
of a Successful Marriage.

The classes are free of charge and were … Read more

Library is on the move

From press reports

The Winston County Library is part of the Mississippi Library
Partnership, bringing more than 3.1 million titles to you.

Mississippi Library Partnership member libraries include the Columbus-
Lowndes Public Library System, East Mississippi Community College
Libraries, First … Read more

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –March 28, 1913
Our area suffered greatly from a storm last Friday. The cyclone
reached our town about 1 o’clock Friday morning, hitting the western
side of town first, after doing considerable damage in the Rural Hill… Read more

WA student takes second in state spelling bee

From press reports

Desiree Roby, a 6th grade student from Christian Home Educators
Connection, is Mississippi’s 2013 Spelling Bee Champion.

Desiree spelled the championship word dowager in the 26th round of
the Bee and will advance to the 86th Annual … Read more

NFusion VII welcomes Mayor James Young of Philadelphia

By Elmetra Patterson

Black History Month Celebration is generally celebrated in February
but spilled over into March with Mayor James Young of Philadelphia
meeting youth at NFusion VII, Louisville, MS for a celebration which
turned out to be a very … Read more

LHS Star Student and Star Teacher recognized

From press reports

Louisville High School Star student for 2013 is Matthew Matzek.

Matthew is the son of Keith and Lori Matzek. He is drum major for
the Pride of Louisville Marching Band and plays the saxophone.

Additionally, he is … Read more

Louisville High School recognizes 2013 Teacher of the Year

From press reports

Louisville High School’s 2013 Teacher of the Year is Mrs. Ruthie Haynes.

Mrs. Haynes, a Louisville High School alumna, graduate from East
Central Community College in 1980 with an Associate of Arts degree in
Liberal Arts and … Read more

Red Hills Festival ready to liven up streets of Louisville

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County

Memorial Day officially honors the men and women in the armed forces
and at the same time it is the Annual Red Hills Festival and Car Show
in Winston County.

With beautiful weather … Read more

Day dawns at WMC nursing home

From press reports

Going out to eat with a group of friends is one of life’s most
enjoyed pass times. Nothing beats good food coupled with good
conversation in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Realizing that the
residents at Winston Medical … Read more