Category: News

Let’s be Neighbors – 06/24/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Friends of Legion State Park held their annual picnic on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in the historic Lodge. It did not seem like a picnic (held inside) when the Park … Read more

Bring down the flag, bring up the view of Mississippi

Wyatt Emmerich

By Wyatt Emmerich

Publisher of the Northside Sun and owner of Emmerich Newspapers.

A flag is supposed to be a symbol of unity. A flag should inspire loyalty. People should feel called to rally around a flag. A flag that … Read more

Wildcats set to host 13-game hoops event Tuesday

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School basketball program will be hosting a day of summer league basketball at the Eiland Middle School gymnasium beginning at 9 a.m. on Tuesday.

Teams from LHS, Starkville, Leake County, Eupora, … Read more

Education notes – 06/24/15

Hinds CC names Spring 2015 President’s Scholars
The following area students have been named Hinds Community College President’s Scholars for the 2015 Spring semester:
Demario Eichelberger of Louisville MS (39339)
Joleigh Wilkes of Noxapater MS (39346)
President’s Scholars are those … Read more

Game times set for first three MSU, Ole Miss football games

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Both Mississippi State and Ole Miss will be playing football late into the night this season if the early-season schedule is andy indication of what 2015 has to hold.

The Southeastern Conference announced its … Read more

Two ECCC teams claim NJCAA academic honors

From school reports

DECATUR — East Central Community College’s women’s soccer and softball teams have been named best in the nation in their respective sports for academic excellence by the National Junior College Athletic Association for 2014-15.

The East Central … Read more

Only 6 of Mississippi’s 50 snakes are poisonous

By James L. Cummins
Special to the Plaindealer

The problem most people encounter with snakes is the ability to properly identify them. Of the 50 plus species of snakes found in Mississippi, only six are poisonous.

They are the copperhead, … Read more

ECCC to offer Electrical Technology courses at its Louisville Center in Fall  

East Central Community College in Decatur will begin offering courses in its Electrical Technology program at the Louisville Career Advancement Center in Fall 2015.

The for-credit courses, which can lead to an Associate of Applied Science degree, will be offered … Read more

Pats using summer baseball to move players around

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Second-year Winston Academy head baseball coach Justin Flake is using his team’s summer games to put together the jigsaw puzzle of what the Patriots will look like on the diamond next year.

“We lost … Read more

Winston County’s Sullivan among GSC Top 10 honorees

From press reports

Birmingham, Ala. – The Gulf South Conference announced its proud its 19th annual GSC “Top Ten” Award winners on Monday, June 22. Delta State University student-athletes Tyler Sullivan and Taylor Holland were among the honorees.

These awards, … Read more