Monthly Archives: November 2013

ECCC offers FREE ‘First Steps’ Workshop

From press reports   Are you interested in starting your own business, but don’t know where to begin?  A workshop titled “First Steps – the Process of Starting a Small Business” is being offered through East Central Community College’s Small…

Ballet Mississippi presents The Nutcracker

From press reports   Ballet Mississippi continues its 50th anniversary celebration with performances of the favorite holiday classic, The Nutcracker. Dazzling young and old alike with spectacular sets, costumes, music, & dancing, this production has become a Mississippi tradition. Returning…

Nanih Waiya’s Holdiness signs Division I Scholarship

By Austin Bishop The Winston County Journal   Wednesday afternoon was a dream come true for Nanih Waiya senior softball standout Ryan Holdiness. After committing to the University of Central Arkansas two years ago, she officially signed with the school…

DAR holds October meeting

Pictured are Hellen Polk of Starkville who gave the program, Paula Fulton, Regent, and Brenda Hunt, Chaplain.

Regent Paula Fulton called the meeting to order on Oct. 24, 2013.The DAR Ritual was led by Chaplain, Brenda Hunt. Annie Pearl Matthews gave the National Defense Report which was informed the members about tornado readiness. The secretary, Mary Tabor…

Cultivating a patch of soil

Cunningham in his patch of garden.

From press reports   According to Mike Skipper, County Director, for the MSU Extension Service you would search far and not find any collards that are more beautiful than those grown by Alexander Cunningham. Cunningham, with his collards is a…

Veterans saluted on the ground and in the air

The crowd watches as the Meridian’s L-17 formation flying team flys over the gathering.

From staff reports   Winston Countains turned out Monday, Nov. 11 to help honor local veterans along with recognize the city of Louisville and Lions Club for placing flags on the Hwy 15 and 25 bypass. The patriotic celebration featured…

LHS band receives state recognition

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From press reports   On Saturday, November 2, the Louisville High School Marching Band competed in the 2013 Mississippi Marching Band Championships in Clinton, MS. The band received the Bronze Medal for 3rd place in Class 3A in the state…

New fire chief sworn in

Haynes supported by his wife, Aline, prepares to take the oath from Louisville Mayor Will Hill.

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   The Louisville Board of Aldermen opened the November 5 meeting by adding a new department head. Johnny Roy Haynes received oath office from Mayor Will Hill to become the new Louisville Fire…

Clyde Hathorn celebration

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A reception will be held honoring Clyde Hathorn in celebration of her 90th birthday on Sun., Nov. 17 from 2-3:30 p.m. at her home at Avonlea, 2429 Lawndale Drive in Tupelo. Her children, Dale Hathorn and Dana Leigh Norman, along…