Monthly Archives: July 2012

Road and bridge repairs completed and ongoing

From staff reports Several drivers in the county are experiencing a smoother ride down area roads after some recent bridge and road repairs. Both deficient bridges on Sims Road, located in District 4 and 5, are now open to local…

LMSD board holds officer elections

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees held their election for board officers during their regularly monthly meeting on July 17 at 5:30 p.m. The election of the board officially was originally…

Strategies can reduce cost of clothes

By Bonnie Coblentz MSU Ag Communications MISSISSIPPI STATE – Creativity and planning ahead can make buying school clothes for the coming year gentler on checking accounts, even when parents have more than one child. A growing percentage of Mississippi young…

Back to School Rally this weekend

From press reports The Winston County Branch NAACP is sponsoring its 6th annual Back to School/Stay in School Rally thanks to the support of the community during its annual Freedom Fund Banquets. The rally will take place on Saturday, July…

Mayor’s Youth Council working to help community

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Mayor’s Youth Council recently held their first ever “mini-retreat” this past Friday and Saturday. The youth council initiative was created this past March by the efforts of Mayor Will Hill to…

Obituaries

Mrs. Joyce Ann Hathorn July 15, 2012 Funeral services for Mrs. Joyce Ann Hathorn, 78, were held at Oak Grove No. 2 M.B. Church in Louisville on Thursday, July 19, 2012 at 11 a.m. Rev. Anthony Thames officiated. Burial at…

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…