Month: March 2014

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‘Real Women Rise’ book signing set for March 29

By Gwen Sisson With a passion to empower women for better future relationships, Louisville native Angie Coats will share her first book, “Real Women Rise,” at the Winston County Library March 29. The special book signing event will be

Four siblings from Winston County show great longevity

By Gwen Sisson The McDonalds believe a love of God and good genes plays a key role in their longevity, as the four remaining Winston County siblings have lived well into their 90s. Major Jewel McDonald, 98; Ozola McDonald Eichelberger,…

‘Growling at cancer’

Hunter Rogers is a 4 year old Winston County native who loves his big brother Brayden, dinosaurs, and Superman. Kathy Johnson and Hanna McCain met

REPM hears from CrimeStoppers, visits LMSD

From staff reports  The Winston County Crime Stoppers met with the Retired Education Personnel of MS on March 6 at City Hall.  Speakers were Tom Bush, President of the Winston County Crime Stoppers and

Rotary Book Buddies make reading fun

By Gwen Sisson Whether it was, “A Cat in the Hat” by Dr. Seuss or “Miss Spider’s Tea Party,” Book Buddies from the Rotary Club of Louisville have a great time reading a book to local school children. Rotarians recently…

Mississippi Nature Conservancy celebrates 25th anniversary

By Gwen Sisson Celebrating their 25th anniversary as a chapter in Mississippi, the Nature Conservancy has a rich history of working hard to help preserve the natural habitats that the state is well-known for. Alex Littlejohn, Associate

ECCC Collegians to present Spring Concert

From press reports East Central Community College’s rock-n-roll band, “The Collegians,” will present its annual spring campus concert at 7 p.m. Monday, March 31 in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus.  There is

TAG students get chance to step back into history at Vicksburg

Submitted On February 24, 2014, the 7th and 8th grade Talented and Gifted (TAG) students from Eiland Middle School took a step back into history when they traveled to Vicksburg, Mississippi. The first stop was the Mississippi River and Levee…

Library aims to help community thrive

Beth Edwards, Branch Librarian Libraries and literacy go hand in hand. At the Winston County Library our goal is to provide resources that allow our patrons and our community to THRIVE through literacy: Teaching and supporting basic