Month: August 2013

LPD joins national crackdown to reduce drunk driving fatalities

From press reports   From mid-August through Labor Day, local police will be out in force as part of the annual nationwide “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over” crackdown on drunk driving. The crackdown, which will include high-visibility enforcement throughout…

ECCC offers ‘Basic Computer’ Class in Louisville

Instruction in “Basic Computers and Microsoft Word 2010 – Learn How to Set Up, Edit, and Format Documents” is being offered at East Central Community College’s Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 921 South Church Street…

Hunting seasons at Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee Wildlife Refuge announced

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge will be moving to a 100% web based permitting and quota hunt draw system. Beginning September 1, 2013, all interested parties may visit the refuge’s website at http://www.fws.gov/noxubee/ for a link to obtain…

Friends of Dean Park Inc. presents stipends to 5 college students

By Elmetra Patterson   Annually, Friends of Dean Park Inc. (FODP) provides stipends to students headed for college who usually have a full financial package for tuition, room and board and books but don’t have funds to purchase items i.e.,…

Nanih Waiya FFA Chapter attends 80th Annual Mississippi FFA Convention

From press reports   STARKVILLE – Members of the Nanih Waiya FFA Chapter attended the 80th State Convention of the Mississippi FFA Association held on the campus of Mississippi State University June 3-5, 2013. The state convention is a culmination…

13th Annual Ole Grad Reunion a success at Lake Tiak O’Khata

From press reports   Over 70 alumni attended the 13th annual Ole Grad Reunion this year at Lake Tiak O’Khata. The Delta State University National Alumni Association recently held the 13th annual DSU Ole Grad Reunion at Lake Tiak O’Khata…

MSU joins Winston Medical Center to kick off football season

Brandi Krajewski, Marketing Director   Winston Medical Center Nursing Home had a “Fan Day Kickoff” on Wednesday, August 14, 2013 with Mississippi State University Cheerleaders and Bully XX. Residents enjoyed kicking off the 2013-2014 football season with a visit from…

School board requests no millage increase

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   The Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees covered much ground in their August 13 meeting with school in full swing. Millage The board during discussion of the district finances noted that…

Local football teams kick off regular season action Friday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal   All four of Winston County’s high school football teams are set to begin their 2013 seasons in earnest on Friday night, but only one of the four will be playing inside the county’s…

Obituaries

Mr. James Jr. Yates Saturday August 3, 2013 Funeral services for Mr. James Jr. Yates, 45, were held at Mt. Pisgah M. B. Church at 11:00 A.M. August 14, 2013. Rev. Kevin Forrest officiating. Burial followed in the Church Cemetery.…