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Assists at Capitol

Pictured (L-R): Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman), Nathan Bilbo, Brittany Jaudon and Speaker of the House Philip Gunn. Rep. Joey Hood sponsored the students’ visit.

Nathan Bilbo of Noxapater recently served as a page for the Mississippi House of Representatives.  Pages generally run errands for officials and House staff.  Nathan is the … Read more

Lake Tiak O’Khata honors employees for service

(first row) Flo Parker, Leather Moore, Lee Autry Sherrod (Second row) Cheryl Lindsey, Lennon Goss, Rosemary Love, and Goldie Coleman

From staff reports

Lake Tiak O’Khata has been a destination and vacation spot for many years. Those visitors have been welcomed by smiling faces with many of those smiling faces having been around for more than 20 years.

Recently, Lake … Read more

It’s elementary

RAT Pack visits

Brandy Blanton
Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

On Thursday, April 3rd, The RAT Pack came to speak to Fair Elementary’s second grade students. The students sang and danced to songs led by … Read more

Pet of the week

Maxine

The kennels are completely full, so we really must find homes for dogs this week.  We have so many sweet animals who deserve homes, so please consider … Read more

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

Connie Estes, Registrar for the Winston Guards No. 2643 United Daughters of the Confederacy, presents newspapers to Barbara Yarbrough, Kennel Director for the Louisville Animal Shelter.

Submitted

Winston Guards #2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy met on April 1, 2013 in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata at 5:30p.m. with fifteen members and three guests present. Hostesses were Barbara Pearson, Christy Creel, Rebekah … Read more

Displaying talent

Pictured here are students who created artwork in the event as well as host of the event, Melanie McNeel (center).

The Winston County Library held a Children’s Art Show on April 3 for children from Winston Academy and Grace Christian School ranging from K-5 through 9th grade. The show is held at … Read more

Family Center hosts testing/graduation options workshop

Dr. Nola Bryant, Director of assessment and professional development for the Louisville Municipal School District, discusses with parents the new state testing methods and graduation options for seniors and others during a workshop held at the LMSD Family Center on April 3. Bryant wanted all the parents to know the upcoming changes to the state tests for the school district, as well as options for students who left school to still receive their diplomas.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Municipal School Family Center is serving to maximize the positive effects of families and schools working together to improve student achievement and family involvement. One way the Family Center is achieving … Read more

Traipsin’ Round

Cunningham testing out a motorcycle for comfort

Lynne Cunningham

Spring has sprung… sort of. The daffodils have come and gone, but the bearded iris are showing their colors and dogwood branches out from pale, pale green to white. I love the snowballs when they first make a … Read more

Class of 2014 Salute to Success held

Students and school faculty atending the event talk prior to kickoff.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The 2014 “Getcha head in the Game Salute to Success” was recently held at Lake Tiak O’Khata on April 7 at 8 a.m. This event honors and recognizes the achievements of the students … Read more