Month: March 2014

Louisville native is the oldest known living graduate of Ole Miss

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

Recognized for service at Taylor Machine works

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

American Legion honors local members

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

East Central moving forward with ‘2020 Vision’

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…

ECCC Participants at Capitol Day

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

Childress shares art and humor through the comics

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

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…

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…

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

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…