Category: News

House passes budget bills with spending limits

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45 Last week,  we began looking at budget bills, voting on spending and revenue measures.  We weren’t always happy with the proposals before us, and many of my colleagues and I were surprised at the…

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17 Prep Baseball 5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville Fast-Pitch Softball 3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with designing the Fiscal Year…

Check it out at the library

MARCH 2016 The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library: James Rollins – The Bone Labyrinth Carla Neggers – The Spring At Moss Hill

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

La Leche League meeting 4th Sat. each month La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La…

How a burglar thinks when seeking a victim

From David Edwards BSafe Technologies Chances are you know someone who has had their home burglarized, or perhaps you have been a victim of a home burglary yourself. Home burglaries almost always leave the victim with a sense of violation,…

ECCC’s Inaugural WarriorFest Family-Fun event April 8  

A Hot Air Balloon Glow, 5K Nite-Glow Run/Walk, KidZone, Battle of the Bands and fireworks are just part of the fun scheduled for East Central Community College’s first annual WarriorFest on Friday, April 8, on the ECCC campus in Decatur.

News of the Past – 03/16/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –March 17, 1916 [This edition was not available on microfilm for review.] 75 Years Ago – March…

Obituary – Mrs. Maggie Sue McAdory

Maggie Sue McAdory, 71, was anointed her new body as she passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016,…

Obituary – Mrs. Tammye Dawn White Hamilton

Mrs. Tammye Dawn White Hamilton, 53, died Saturday, March 12, 2016, at her home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held Monday, March 14th, at 11:00 A.M. at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Charles Rook officiating. Interment was in Vernon…