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Let’s be Neighbors

Well, it is St. Patrick’s Day and the Hooks family has not moved into the Habitat For Humanity Home built for them by donated materials and volunteer labor. The family was supposed to have moved in by Christmas. What is…

Refuge to begin controlled burns

From press reports Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge plans controlled burns to improve habitat and reduce wildfire danger today through April in Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston Counties. The controlled burns will remove overly crowded vegetation that does not…

Pilots go green for St. Patrick’s Day

by Theresa Bridges The Pilot Club of Louisville met on Thursday, March 14 at Lake Tiak O’Khata with tables decorated with green shamrocks, leprechaun hats, and pots of gold in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Not to be outdone by…

Beautification Day held at Dean Park

by Elmetra Patterson It was a beautiful day for beautification of Dean Park on Saturday, March 9, 2013. The wind was high but so was the temperature as various groups joined in with the Friends of Dean Park, Inc. to…

Municipal elections see few qualifiers

From staff reports Local municipal elections gained few candidates to the ballot besides the incumbents already in place. In Louisville, Alderman- At-Large Frances Ball will face democratic challenger Stacy Thames in the party primary and Larry Veazey, an independent, in…

Banquet honors those who give back to community

From staff reports The Winston County Chamber of Commerce presented eight awards to members of the chamber and Winston County community at its annual Chamber Awards Celebration and Dinner on Thursday, March 7. “The annual awards banquet is a time…

Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22 Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts. Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence…

Calendar of Events

AARP to meet March 13 Winston County area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their March 13, 2013 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 p.m. Ivory Craig, Associate State Director will be at this meeting . Members of our group…