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County native retires from Corps

From press reports Homer G. McBrayer has recently retired after 50 years of federal service to the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. McBrayer grew up in Noxapater, MS. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in civil engineering from Mississippi…

Public’s help sought in missing man case

KOSCIUSKO — Attala County Sheriff Tim Nail is the public’s help on the whereabouts of a missing Attala County man. Christopher Keith, a 30-year-old white male with brown hair and brown eyes, has been missing since Saturday. He weighs 240…

Sip and Shop awards a winner, draws crowd

The Sip and Shop promotion held in downtown Louisville on July 19 gave all shoppers 19 percent off between 5 and 7:19 p.m. but one luck shopper won $1000 worth of prizes. Kristin Knox won the drawing and the over…

Calendar of Events

Oak Grove II M. B. Church July 25-27 Summer Revival Services beginning July 25 through 27 at 7:30 p.m. the speaker will be Dr. Michael C. Taylor Jr. Pastor of Calvary M.B. Church of Louisville MS. The public is invited…

Pop culture discussion panel planned at event

From press reports BubbaWorld Comics will be hosting the BACKWOODS COMICS FESTIVAL at the Louisville, MS Coliseum on Sept. 29 from 10 am till 6 pm with Cartoonists, Web Cartoonists, Novelists, Writers, Comic Book Vendors along with Anime, Steampunk and…

Summer Library program a great success

The Winston County Summer Library Program had another great year according to the library staff. The Summer Library Program Awards Day had over 200 children and parents attended the Awards Program. Children received awards for the books they read and…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – July 26, 1912 [This issue was not available for review.] Advertisers in July 1912 included: “Good merchandise at Surprisingly LOW PRICES. SPECIAL FOR COURT WEEK Only! Calico, per yard – 4 cents; Cotton Checks, per yard…

ECCC offers OSHA HAZWOPER class in Louisville

OSHA HAZWOPER, training for Hazardous Waste Operations Workers, is being offered at the East Central Community College Career Advancement Center located in the old Spartus facility at 923 South Church Street in Louisville. This 40-hour course provides training in remediation…