Monthly Archives: October 2013

NRA’s Institute awards Sen. Giles Ward

Ward accepts his award with the help of his granddaughter.

Mississippi State Representative Andy Gipson (R-Braxton) and Mississippi State Senator Giles Ward (R-Louisville) both received the Defender of Freedom Award from the National Rifle Association’s (NRA’s) Institute for Legislative Action (ILA) this week in recognition of their legislative accomplishments in … Read more

Nanih Waiya fall festival a huge success

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6 am came early for many volunteers of the Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park to get ready for the First Annual Nanih Waiya Fall Festival and Swamptown 5K.

It was also somewhat gloomy with rain in the … Read more

Natron and other economic opportunities progressing

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From staff and press reports

 

With contractors walking the floors, the sound of equipment working outside and lights turned on inside, Natron Wood Products is coming to life.

With many of the building repair contracts and equipment contracts awarded … Read more

Pet of the week

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Julie is a spayed female mixed breed who is available for adoption.  She is a young adult who gets along great with the other dogs at the shelter.  To see more pictures of Julie and the other animals available for … Read more

It’s Elementary

Louisville Fire Department teaching Fair Elementary students about Fire Safety

Brandy Blanton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Thank you to our local Lil’ Blessings Consignment Sale for their generous donation of uniforms to our clothing closet. Your donation is greatly appreciated and … Read more

Head Start Awareness month recognized

Photo: Mayor Will Hill recently signed the proclamation with Mattie Cooper Regional Administrator; Kimmie Jones, Center Administrator; Keaton Boyd, Rhinna Ball, Jackson Ford, Johnta Wooten; Helen Triplett, Teacher; Dean Miller Assistant Center Administrator; Sakari Davis, Makala Yarbrough, Rosa Roberts and Aubrey Welch.

From staff and press reports

 

On October 22, 1982, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed October Head Start Awareness Month.

Thirty-one years after the proclamation, his words still inspire many to celebrate this great program: “Perhaps the most significant factor in … Read more

October is breast cancer awareness month

Written by: Josephine Tate

MSU Extension Service –

 

All women are at risk for breast cancer, even those who don’t have a family history of the disease. That’s why it’s important to remind the women you know of the … Read more

LMSD weighs hiring local board attorney

From staff reports

 

In the October 8, Louisville Municipal School Board meeting the board members interviewed two local attorneys for possible hiring.

The board voted to advertise for the position to be able to have a local attorney at … Read more