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CAPPS ‘Summer Jam’ program begins

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal CAPPS (Changing Academic Performance & Promoting Success) began their “Summer Jam” program this past Monday at the campuses of Eiland Middle School, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater schools. This is the third year that…

Calendar of Events

VBS in Weir June 6 Vacation Bible School at Weir Baptist Church–460 Main Street, Weir, MS 39772 June 6, 7, 8 (Wednesday, Thursday, Friday) 9 am to 2 pm Pre-K through 6th grades Youth Night June 7th (Thursday) beginning at…

Area residents graduate from MUW 2012

The following students graduated in May from Mississippi University for Women. Kimberly Blackwell , a resident of Louisville, MS graduated with a/ an BSN . Crystal Blair , a resident of Lousiville, MS graduated with a/an MS . Angela Boyd…

MSU-run workshop in Louisville helps with community development

From press reports About 20 municipalities around the Magnolia State stand to benefit from an economic development workshop presented by a Mississippi State institute. YourTown, Mississippi, an interactive educational workshop, is administered by the university’s John C. Stennis Institute of…

LHS holds annual awards program

From staff reports Louisville High School held its annual Academic Banquet on April 26 and recognized its top students with scholarships and awards. Students recognized were: Davis L. Fair Scholarship – Jasmine Hannah Frank L. Fair Scholarship – Chonda Lawson…

Author inspired by Winston County roots

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal At the recent Red Hills Festival, the Uptown Lily on Main Street was honored with the presence of author Rick Algood for his first ever book signing. The event was more of a…

Local business charged with SNAP trafficking

May was a busy month for Program Integrity investigators from the Mississippi Department of Human Services who helped to bust individuals trying to defraud a program that provides assistance to those in need. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) trafficking arrests:…

LMSD and local schools receive PREPS Awards

From press & staff reports The Louisville School District and its local area schools were recently recognized for numerous PREPS awards for their hard work and dedication to the students of its schools during the PREPS/MAPE Conference, March 20-21, 2012,…

Kelley retires from EMA

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Emergency Management Agency gave a farewell to one of their most devoted and distinguished employees—Mr. Clarence Kelley. A ceremony for Kelley was held on May 21 to present him a plaque for…