Category: News

ECCC Softball Sweeps Shelton in battle of nationally ranked teams

The East Central Community College Lady Warriors came from behind in both games of a doubleheader to sweep the Shelton State Community College Lady Buccaneers out of Tuscaloosa, Ala., in a battle of nationally ranked softball teams Saturday, Feb. 18,…

MSU College of Veterinary Medicine researchers complete canine shelter population survey

A recently completed study by two researchers in Mississippi State University’s College of Veterinary Medicine brings American animal shelter canine populations into sharper focus. The study by CVM faculty members Kimberly Woodruff and David R. Smith uses survey and capture/re-capture…

EMCC set to host intercollegiate rodeo

From school reports SCOOBA — More than 200 college cowboys and cowgirls will compete this week at the Lauderdale County Agri-Center in Meridian during a National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association-sanctioned event hosted by East Mississippi Community College’s rodeo team. Gates will…

Ramsey to sign books at Winston County Library

From press and staff reports Award winning cartoon artist, Marshall Ramsey will be signing his book “Drawing the Line” at the Winston County Library on Tuesday, February 28 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. A free brown bag lunch for…

Tree giveaway set for Louisville Feb. 24

The opportunity to get a free tree sapling and some advice on planting will return with this year to Winston County. A Tree Giveaway will be held as part of the Community Tree Recovery Campaign with the Mississippi forestry commission…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting

Submitted The Louisville Fortnightly Club’s January meeting, January 19, 2017 was on a dreary, rainy afternoon. But as club members entered the home of Mrs. Robert Allen, that dreariness turned into sunshine. The living area was filled with tulips, both…

Calendar of Events

Tax aide set AARP Taxaide will began e-filing tax returns at the Winston County Library, every Wednesday throughout the tax season. The time will be 9 am until 2 pm, beginning Wednesday, February 1st. Please bring your last years tax…

A look at Ida B. Wells for Black History

By Elmetra Patterson Ida B. Wells, an educator, is chosen for this article because of the 2017 Black History Theme: The Crisis in Black Education. Since the beginning of slavery, educating slaves was adamantly opposed to by most White Southern…

Winston County native writes memoir

From staff and press reports “If it’s a boy,” Bill Strong announced to the crowded courtroom in Louisville, MS, “I’ll send up black smoke; if it’s a girl, I’ll send up white.” A few hours later, the entire town saw…

Hood gives update on House of Representatives

With general House Bills out of the way, representatives began working on House Appropriations Bills, which will determine how much money is given to various state organizations. The House was responsible for looking at the preliminary budgets of 54 state…