Month: December 2016

Patriots took 9-8 hoops record into Christmas break

By Ryan Satcher Winston County Journal The Winston Academy Patriots picked up a big 59-31 win over Winona Christian last Thursday night to carry a winning record into the Christmas break. The Patriots moved to 9-8 this season and carry…

Local athlete takes part in unique all-star game

An Eiland Middle School eighth grader has been selected to take part in one of six games that will be part of the inaugural Mississippi Prospects All State Gridiron Classic on Friday and Saturday. The games, hosted by the Mississippi…

Sullivan selected for prestigious Congressional Fellowship

Delta State University Statesmen quarterback Tyler Sullivan was recently selected as a 2017 Congressional Fellow for U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran of Mississippi. Sullivan, who is a biology premedical science major, will move to Washington D.C. in January and remain there…

Southern Cross transmission project estimates positive impact for state

Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern Development) announced its affiliate’s proposed Southern Cross Transmission project will provide significant economic benefits within Mississippi, including $1.9 billion in total direct, indirect, induced and fiscal economic impact, according to an independent study conducted by…

Calendar of Events

La Leche League meeting   4th Sat. each month La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by…

MSU, Enterprise to offer FastTrac course

From Press Reports Mississippi State University, through a recently awarded “Developing an Entrepreneurial Foundation in the MS ARC Region” grant, will be offering the Kauffman FastTrac NewVenture Entrepreneurship Program at the Regional Economic Enterprise of Mississippi office in the Eupora…

Agriculture value is part of state’s economy

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Extension Service   STARKVILLE, Miss. — The estimated $7.6 billion value of Mississippi agriculture increased by 1.8 percent in 2016, helping the industry retain its prominence in the state’s overall economy. “Agriculture’s reach in the state…

Editorial Roundup

‘Swamp’ will be hard to drain If Donald Trump succeeds in “draining the swamp” in Washington, D.C., he will have accomplished a goal that most of his modern day  predecessors have attempted and been unable to achieve. Donovan Slack, writing…

Letters to the editor

Main Street I am blessed as I drive through “our town” Louisville and enjoy the beautiful lights that decorate different areas for the Christmas season. Even more so, I enjoy seeing the lovely planters and hanging baskets that beautify our…