Month: June 2013

Catfish Opry now open for business

By Anna Katharine Baskin The Winston County Journal   The word is spreading about the renovations of the Catfish Opry in Noxapater, MS. The new owner and chef of the Opry, Adam Joiner, is excited to promote the Catfish Opry’s…

Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc. coming soon to Louisville

Submitted   Hibbett Sporting Goods, Inc., an Alabama-based sporting goods company operating as Hibbett Sports, is pleased to announce that its newest Hibbett Sports store will be opening in the Louisville, MS market, employing approximately eight full and part-time team…

Bill Fryery: 50 years on the job

From press & staff reports   What constitutes a hero? It is a simple question, but yet complex in its reply. A hero by definition is “a mythological or legendary figure often of divine descent endowed with great strength or…

Tigers face tough start to 2013 football season

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal   The Noxapater Tigers will open their 2013 football schedule with a pair of strong 2A squads, followed by one of the favorites to reach the MHSAA Class 1A State Championship Game. After hosting…

Mississippi State University Deer management classes upcoming

From Press Reports   Mississippi State University is offering two deer management workshops in late July and August to landowners, hunters and professionals working with Mississippi’s white-tailed deer populations. Mississippi State University’s Extension Service and the College of Forest Resources,…

Lions Club prepares for annual golf tournament July 20

The Louisville Lion’s Club Annual Two Man/Woman Scramble will be held on Saturday, July 20 at the Louisville Country Club. Registration for the tournament will begin at 8:15 a.m. until 8:45 a.m. Fees are $45 per person, and $90 per…

Red, White and Blue Kids Parade and fireworks display set

From press and staff reports   The Annual Red White and Blue Parade will be held on Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 6 PM on Main Street Louisville. All Children 12 years old or younger should plan to decorate their…

Library fun teen version

Teen Summer Library Program Scavenger Hunt, which was held at the library Monday, June 17th. Everyone had a great time. Children’s Librarian Julie Chase (in red cap) conducted the program.

Future thoughts

Moffett Attends ECCC Registration/Orientation Jessica Moffett (right), a 2013 graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is shown preparing her fall class schedule with the assistance of East Central Community College science division chair and instructor Curt Skipper during registration activities…

Participants in ECCC Summer Baseball Camp

Participants in ECCC Summer Baseball Camp These area athletes recently attended summer baseball camp at East Central Community College in Decatur.  Hosted by coaches and members of the 2013 State Champion Diamond Warrior baseball team, instruction focused on all skills…