Month: March 2014

Louisville native is the oldest known living graduate of Ole Miss

Moore with her Ole Miss senior album

By Gwen Sisson

In December, Louisville resident Malvina McCool Moore celebrated her 102nd birthday, and now has a very special distinction from one of her favorite places in Mississippi.

At 102, Moore claims the distinction of being … Read more

Recognized for service at Taylor Machine works

Larry Alexander  recognized with  Service Pin of 50 years

Taylor Machine Work, Inc. is proud to congratulate these employees for completing 40+ years of service or service prior to retirement. With the company celebrating 86 years of building great machines, these … Read more

American Legion honors local members

James E Todd

From press reports

James E Todd

James E Todd received his Certificate of Continuous Membership in The American Legion effective the 15th day of March, 2014.  Mr Todd Has been … Read more

East Central moving forward with ‘2020 Vision’

One priority of East Central Community College’s 2020 Vision is improved technology in the classroom. History instructor Dr. Phillip Crenshaw is shown utilizing tools in one of the 55 classrooms that have recently been outfitted with projectors and computer equipment. The interactive equipment has Internet access and video playback capabilities so that Canvas and other online course materials can be accessed during class.

From press reports

When Dr. Billy W. Stewart was selected as president of East Central Community College in Decatur in 2012, his goal was to establish a strategic planning process, which would shape and guide the future of the 85-year-old … Read more

ECCC Participants at Capitol Day

eccc capitol

Administrators, faculty members and students representing East Central Community College in Decatur were among participants at Capitol Day held Feb. 25, 2014, at the Mississippi Legislature in Jackson. The annual event is sponsored by the Mississippi Faculty Association for… Read more

Childress shares art and humor through the comics

Childress in the cowboy hat during the Backwoods Comic Fest that he organized in Louisville for two years. He will not be holding one this year but noted he had enjoyed the event.

By Gwen Sisson

It started out with a psychotic chicken in a floppy ear hat and a pessimistic clown.

Then Andy Childress got sidetracked doing a comic strip about two idiot brothers working for their dad in… Read more

Common Core now fully implemented in Louisville Schools

By Gwen Sisson

Louisville Municipal Schools Superintendent Ken McMullan said common core has “created just about as much buzz as anything I’ve witnessed in my educational career.”

“Politicians have politicized this initiative since the onset,” McMullan said. “That’s very unfortunate … Read more

Meeting set to discuss financial incentives for rehabbing historic properties

By Gwen Sisson

Owners of historic Louisville properties may have financial incentives to rehabilitate and restore those buildings to their former glory.

Mississippi Department of Archives and History’s Todd Sanders will be on hand March 28 for a special meeting … Read more

Salute to Success breakfast set April 7

Staff reports

Recognizing academic achievement is what the “Salute to Success” breakfast is all about.

Honor graduates from all Winston County high schools will be… Read more

Lady Tigers pick up tourney win over Lake

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

The Noxapater High School fast-pitch softball team played five games over a four-day span that ended on Monday, picking up a thrilling win over Lake along the way.

The 7-6 win over Lake … Read more