Monthly Archives: June 2013

Winston County Support Group completes worshop

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Congratulations to the Winston County Support Group on being the most recent class to complete the FREE Building Strong Families (BSF) financial education workshop. The class was held at the Winston County Extension Office in Louisville, MS. Financial Peace University…

Friends of Legion State Park hold nature trail

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Submitted   Members of “THE FRIENDS OF THE PARK”, Legion State Park gathered on Tuesday, June 4, at 8:30 am to take a nature walk. Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist, MSU, conducted the walk. Dr. Kelly is well-known for her…

Circuit Court results in pleas and convictions

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the May Court calendar with multiple sentences being served. Marvin Stingley was charged with the felony crime of murder, but plead guilty to the related offense manslaughter. Triplett was sentenced on May 6…

Winston County adds Scenic Byway to attractions

From press and staff reports   Winston County and The Winston County Economic Development Partnership are proud to announce the passing of a bill to designate the Noxubee Hills Route as one of Mississippi’s Scenic Byways through the Mississippi Legislature.…

MDEQ awards solid waste grant to Winston County

From press reports   The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Winston County a solid waste assistance grant of $14,874 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dump sites. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants…

Nannie Maude Reynolds Home for Christmas released

From press reports   After writing three novels of Historical Fiction, Nannie Reynolds decided that it was time for something new. Mrs. Reynolds wrote Home for Christmas, which tells of a middle-aged widow that was forced into early retirement to…

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James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr. and Amanda Claire Henderson

Mr. Aaron Henderson, Jr. and Mrs. Phyllis Dawkins Edwards are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Amanda Claire Henderson to James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr., son of Mrs. Sue Hendrix Pate and the late Mr.…

Local Hotel tax passes, Ball wins reelection

Louisville voters or at least 809 of those voters chose to pass a 2 percent tax on hotels and motels. The tax is projected to raise approximately $40,000 annually, which is earmarked for improvements to parks and recreation to benefit…

MSU Bulldogs return to Omaha for CWS

From school reports   Mississippi State clinched its ninth appearance in the College World Series with a dramatic 6-5 win over No. 6 national seed Virginia Monday afternoon at Davenport Field to clinch the Charlottesville Super Regional. With the victory,…