Month: June 2014

Fun outdoor activities can be free and easy

By Keri Collins Lewis MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE — Exploring the wonders of nature does not have to be time-consuming, expensive or complicated. June is National Great Outdoors Month and is an ideal time to encourage kids to explore…

Birth – Abigail Breanne Studdie

Bo and Heather Studdie of Ackerman are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Abigail Breanne Studdie. Abigail was born on May 24, 2014, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville. She weighed

Aldermen accept over $10 million in insurance funds

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Alderman received good news regarding insurance funds to assist in recovery during their regular meeting on July 17 at Louisville City Hall. Mayor Will Hill opened

Service-learning impacts students, community

By Kaitlyn Byrne MSU Ag Communications COLUMBUS — Teens gained an inside look at the agriculture industry and service-learning during a three-week residential collegiate experience at the Mississippi Governor’s School in Columbus. By partnering with Mississippi State University’s Center for…

Rotarians discuss Disaster Relief Project for county

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Rotary Club of Louisville discussed their Disaster Relief project as well as adding a new position to the board during their weekly meeting this past Wednesday (June 18) at Lake Tiak O’Khata.…

Keep kids safe while outdoors this summer

By Amy Barefield MSU School of Human Sciences Warmer weather and no school mean local streets and sidewalks are filled with more walking and biking traffic, so drivers and parents must pay special attention to children’s safety. “In the summer…

Farmers’ Market holds Kick-Off Jamboree

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Farmer’s Market Committee held their Kick-Off Jamboree for the Winston County Farmer’s Market on June 19 at the soccer fields on Ball Drive. Even with overcast skies and

Winston Strong donations

Tom Easter presented a check and supplies from the Catholic Church of Wiggins and Susan Easter gave Bro. Mike Dowd a check from the

School board recognizes district Valedictorians/Salutatorians

By Daniel Brunty Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School Board recognized this year’s Valedictorians and Salutatorians district-wide during their monthly meeting held on May 13 at the LMSD building. The meeting began with approvals of both the agenda for