Month: June 2013

Students with Health Science and HOSA have busy year and summer

Winston Medical Center sponsored HOSA with a $250 donation for the HOSA National competition,

From staff and press reports


Students from Winston County Health Science class at the WCLTC are in Nashville to compete in the 2013 HOSA National Leadership Conference

Local students of Penny Wells’ Health Science class are attending the Health … Read more

Winston County fans help turn Omaha maroon


By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


When Louisville Mayor Will Hill decided to head to Omaha for the College World Series on Sunday afternoon, his wife Sarah only had one caveat.

“She looked at me and said this … Read more

LFD holds Camp Fire Academy

Attendees have fun the last day during a splash session.

From press & staff reports


The Louisville Fire Department was proud to host their 3rd annual Camp Fire Academy, which is quickly becoming a summer tradition in the Louisville community by providing educational yet fun options for youth.

The … Read more

Wesley Clark nominated as the 2013 EMCC student of year

“Bob Rosson, President of the National Funeral Directors Association (left)  shares a photo opt with Wesley Clark, following his presentation of the 2013 Gayle M. Galloway Memorial Award “ Student Of The Year” from the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association.  Joining Wesley in receiving the Award at the MFDA’s 2013 State Convention in Ridgeland, MS is Wesley’s wife, Amanda Clark.

From press reports


Wesley Clark, of Louisville, Mississippi was named as the East Mississippi Community College Funeral Service Technology nominee for the Mississippi Funeral Director’s Gayle M. Galloway Memorial Award “Student Of The Year” for 2013. Wesley is a … Read more

Cody McKee signs with Blue Mountain College

Cody McKee of East Webster High School, seated, recently signed to play baseball for Blue Mountain College. Pictured are, from left, BMC coach Curt Fowler, East Webster coach Wes Johnson, East Webster athletic director Doug Wilson, and Cody’s parents, Heather and Patrick McKee.  (Photo courtesy Beth Hendrix/EWHS).

By Austin Bishop

The Choctaw Plaindealer


Cody McKee has a lot of numbers by his name. But it’s not his height, weight, or batting average that made the difference when Blue Mountain College head baseball coach Curt Fowler decided … Read more

10 year old winners


Louisville 10 year old All-Stars participated in the Warm Up Tournament in Caledonia on Saturday. The 10 year old team won several games and Braylon White (pictured) earned a trophy for knocking one over the fence.

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Honoring the fight


On May 25, South Louisville Baptist Church Members and other community members recognized the Quinn Gregory and the fight against his disease Sanfilippo Syndrome with a balloon release and prayer.

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Will compete


Winston County resident Kristian Clark graduated from the Practical Nursing Program on the Goodman Campus of Holmes Community College on Friday, June 21. Clark will be presenting Holmes Community College in the SkillsUSA National Competition this week in Kansas City.… Read more

Warrant and drug dog help make bust

Cade and officer Lovorn.

From press reports


The Winston County Sheriff’s office executed a search warrant at 202 South Street on Thursday June 20.

During the search with the help of the department’s drug searching canine, Cade, officers discovered approximatley one lb of … Read more

Ready to ride


Winston County cowboys and cowgirls were recognized at the Mid-South Little Britches Rodeo Association Awards Banquet. Participants in the Little Wrangler Division were Kade Hollingsworth and Jaylee Stokes. Jr. Division participants were Tyler Smith, Roper Stoots, Kaitlyn Sanborn, Madison Byrd, … Read more