Monthly Archives: August 2012

LFD receives $2,500 Plum Creek Foundation Grant

The City of Louisville Fire Department was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Plum Creek Foundation to assist in purchasing additional safety equipment for their eight volunteer fire departments in Louisville and Winston County that provide fire emergency response in…

WMC brings awareness of WNV

Brought to you by the Winston Medical Center Laboratory The CDC has reported a higher than usual incidence in West Nile Virus this year and Mississippi has one of the highest rates of infection reported. West Nile Virus is spread…

The chill factor in Mississippi

Submitted Hypothermia in Mississippi? Really? Yes, not only does it happen, but it can be deadly if not treated quickly and appropriately. Hypothermia is a condition that occurs when the body loses heat faster than heat can be produced. Generally…

Give credit where credit is due

By Wendell Womack The season has started for high school football all across America, with college and professional just around the corner. The hard days of summer, that consist of the early morning weight training, the hot hours of running,…

Patriots send Saints Marching Home

By Wendell Womack Those in attendance for the Winston vs Sylva Bay game last Friday night at Patriot Field were impressed with a new look—in many areas!! A new and modern press box, an impressive painted field, a new sound…

Wildcats lose season opener to Trojans 43-26

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal This season’s Louisville Wildcats team has been highly touted in the preseason, earning rankings in the Top 20 in most polls in Mississippi. Looking to travel the road all the way to the…

Tigers lose opener 12-0 to Indians

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal In a rematch of last season’s opening game, the Noxapater Tigers squared off against the Ackerman Indians in non-division play this past Friday night. Excitement was in the air as the two teams…

Let’s Park by Lynne Cunningham

The Friends of the Legion State Park met at the Lodge on August 14 for the third quarterly meeting. President Frances Ball presented an agenda, which include consideration and discussion dealing with ongoing plans and projects for the remainder of…

ECCC offers numerous evening classes

From press reports Registration continues for evening classes offered by East Central Community College in Decatur for the fall 2012 term. Classes begin Monday, August 20 at various locations in the College’s five-county district. Registration for evening and day classes…