Month: May 2017

Fulcher earns prestigious Student of the Year Award from MCEF

Drew Fulcher, a welding student at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center, received the student of the year award from the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation during the organization’s annual celebration on May 5. The award recognizes the state’s top-achieving career and…

Winston County Master Gardeners Yard of the Month for May

May is a difficult month to choose a yard to showcase.  Most of our prized vegetation is either behind us, or ahead of us.  The dogwood and redbud have come and gone, as have the azaleas, and the spring bulbs.…

NAACP Monthly meeting set

The Winston County NAACP Branch held its 2017 Executive Committee Mandatory Training on Saturday, April 29, 2017 at Lake Tiak “O” Khata in Louisville, Mississippi.  The meeting begin at 9:00 a.m. with a continental breakfast and followed with State Treasurer…

LMSD gets input on plans

From press and staff reports The Louisville Municipal School District held a visioning forum April 27 at the Louisville High School Auditorium. The covered topics including academic goals for the district, facility upgrades throughout the district and other opportunities. “This…

Calendar of Events

Red Hill Festival to host Car Show The Red Hills Festival will host a car show Saturday, May 27 at the First Baptist Parking lot. This will be an open car show with registration from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m.…

Editorial Roundup

Just raise the gasoline tax Republicans in the Mississippi Legislature are so determined to avoid raising taxes for highway maintenance that they’re willing to give up some of their cherished authority. The easy and obvious solution to the highway funding…

Letters to the editor

Heated Rhetoric The problem that the republicans are having when it comes to there so called efforts to repeal and replace the Affordable Health Care Act is that they have chosen rhetoric over substance. They are for more of an…

Obituaries

Walter Lee Henley April 29, 2017 Funeral services for Mr. Walter Lee Henley, 93, were held at Mount Moriah M.B. Church of Louisville on May 6, 2017 at 2:00 pm. Rev. Benjamin Pittman officiated. Burial followed at Memorial Gardens cemetery…

Peyton Tyler awarded Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship

Peyton Tyler Allen has been awarded a $4,000 Yates Companies, Inc. Scholarship for the first 2 years of college. Peyton was selected by a scholarship committee at the Yates Companies, Inc. based upon academics, extra-curricular activities and two short essays.…

Bourland retires after 29 years

Management and employees of the Taylor Group of Companies (TG) honored Kathy Bourland with a retirement reception on Monday, April 24th at the Main Lobby of Taylor Machine Works in Louisville, Mississippi.  Richard Ballard, TG Vice President and General Counsel…