Monthly Archives: October 2012

Public invited to comment

The Fish and Wildlife Service, Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) invites the public to review and comment on plans to allow weddings and other ceremonies, with stipulations, to occur on the Refuge. A copy of the compatibility…

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – October 11, 1912 NOXAPATER: The play “The Closing Xercise of Hickory Holler Skule,” by the home talent at the School Hall Friday evening was well attended and seemed to have entertained the audience. – Mr. and…

Louisville

Submitted by Wendell Womack The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, need to think twice before drawing Blake Williamson’s name for the next gator season. Williamson has become a veteran in the art of capturing alligators, as he was…

Ground breaking held for new church building

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal In a groundbreaking ceremony on Sunday, September 30, the Mount Olive- Bethel Harmony Association announced to the city and surrounding community, plans to open an association and education building. The building will be…

Supervisors receive invite to ECCC event

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors made fairly quick work of the short agenda in the Oct. 1 meeting. Board President Michael Peterson in addition to covering the agenda also gave opportunities to…

BATTLE takes aim at breast cancer

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal For at least 19 years, the annual Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon has been the kickoff event for Breast Cancer Awareness month in October. And once again the…

5th Annual HarvestFest this Saturday

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson Just a few days before the 5th Annual Harvestfest at Dean Park , 3850 HWY 15 South Louisville, MS. This festival, which is a major event at Dean Park will be held Saturday, October 6, 2012,…

Food Corps at work in Winston County

From staff and press reports The Louisville Municipal School District and Winston County Headstart have joined forces with FoodCorps to help grow healthier students, one fruit and vegetable at a time. Two FoodCorps volunteers recently help students the schools and…

Obituaries

Mrs. Mattie Patridge Burton Mrs. Mattie Patridge Burton, 75, passed away on Monday, October 1, 2012, at Oktibbeha County Hospital in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation will be Thursday, October 4, 2012, from 1 p.m. until service time at Whitehall United Methodist…