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Wicker tells MSU graduates to make positive impact

Graduates Kathy R. Rainey of West Point, Kameca L. Woodard of Weir, Marietta Porter of Starkville, and Cynthia D. Waldrip of Louisville enjoy celebrating their achievements at Mississippi State University’s commencement exercises Saturday. (Photo by Russ Houston)

From press reports

 

U.S. Sen. Roger F. Wicker told Mississippi State fall graduates Saturday [Dec. 14] that big things are expected from them, but that important contributions to society don’t always come with public acclaim.

Wicker delivered the commencement … Read more

Annual concert welcomes full crowds

The crowd along with Jackson’s family and friends along with his father in the wheelchair watch the show.

The 17th annual ‘Home for Christmas’ benefit concert was held Saturday, December 14.  The concert was a huge success. A great time was had by all who attended.

The concert took place at the historic Strand Theatre in downtown Louisville.  … Read more

Lady Warriors take win over Choctaw County

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School picked up a big win over MHSAA Class 3A opponent Choctaw County in the Lady Charger Tournament in Ackerman on Wednesday.

For the week … Read more

State squandering great opportunity

Opinion

Mississippi’s own economists have said that the state is missing out on some 9,000 jobs by refusing to expand its Medicaid program to cover the working poor.

A new study claims the forfeited jobs are more than double that … Read more

ECCC ranked among nation’s fastest growing

For the second straight year, East Central Community College in Decatur is included in the list of 25 Fastest Growing Community Colleges in the United States, according to the Dec. 9, 2013, issue of Community College Week, a national publication … Read more

Cider Sippin’ City Shoppin’ set for Thurs

From staff reports

 

The annual Cider Sippin’, City Shoppin’ event will be held from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, December 19 in downtown Louisville.  The Louisville Chamber of Commerce invites residents and visitors to come and “sip … Read more

Lady Tigers ranked No. 4 in Class 1A

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Lady Tigers of Noxapater HIgh School have not only gotten off to a 5-0 start this basketball season, they have picked up a little statewide notoriety as well.

The latest rankings … Read more

Third-ranked Lady Wildcats off to strong start

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

The Louisville High School Lady Wildcats will be looking to close out the 2013 portion of the season strong on Friday night when they pay a visit to West Point.

The LHS … Read more

Locals represent Louisville well in All-Star Classic

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

Both Wyatt Roberts and Jeremy Sangster would much rather have come home from their week long stay in Montgomery, Ala. for the Mississippi/Alabama All-Star Classic with a win. But, it just wasn’t … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Mark Stephen Ford

Funeral services for Mark Stephen Ford, 52, were held on December 15, 2013 at 2 p.m. at Fellowship Baptist Church in Mathiston, MS with Rev. Ralph Cain officiating. Interment was held at Double Springs Baptist Cemetery.… Read more