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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…

Relay for Life in full fundraising mode

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Winston County Relay for Life teams are in full fundraising mode as the June 8 Relay for Life date quickly approaches. The First Presbyterian Church Relay for Life team will host its…

City to host hearing June 5

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Aldermen set the city redistricting hearing for June 5 at 5 p.m. to redraw the ward lines. After the 2010 census, the ward population shifts requires the city to…

Guilty plea in Winston County death

From staff reports The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the April/May Court calendar with multiple sentences handed down in cases from murder to theft. Lester Triplett who was charged with the felony crime of murder pleaded guilty to the…

Sherriff

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Sheriff’s Department received a present this week from the Mississippi Department of Transportation in the form of a vehicle on May 22. Winston County Sherriff Jason Pugh and District 4…

Deadline approaches for major Farm Service Agency Programs

Winston County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director CED Billy Lipsey, reminds producers of the approaching June 1, 2012, deadline for FSA’s Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program (SURE), the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election…

ECCC Summer class schedule announced

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer two, four-week summer terms as well as a 10-week summer evening schedule, announced David Case, dean of admissions, records and research. Courses include: SUMMER SESSION I The first four-week, four-day (Monday –…