Category: News

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds meeting


Robert Louis Stevenson wrote this prose: Sing a song of seasons!/Something bright in all!/Flowers in the Summer,/Fires in the Fall.

And we echo Halloween and Harvest. The Louisville Fortnightly Club met October 8 in the VIP Room at Lake … Read more

Chamber and businesses plan events for the season

By Daniel Brunty
The Choctaw Plaindealer

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is preparing for its busy season as it looks forward to sponsoring a number of events in the upcoming months.

On November 5, the Louisville Shop Owners will … Read more

EMS Honor Roll


Special Distinction
Jermias Goss
Je’Leia Hathorn
Azyriasian Haynes
Chloe Hickman
Jonah Long… Read more

Tip-Off Dinner set for Oct. 29 at East Central CC

From school reports

The East Central Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams will host the first ECCC Basketball Tipoff Dinner on Thursday, Oct. 29, at 7 p.m. in the Gold Room of the Mabry Memorial Cafeteria on the Decatur … Read more

Memories of Our County – 10/21/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.
Have you ever considered the word, “Dress”?  I am sure most of you will relate it to an article of clothing that ladies in our society wear … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbie Black

Bobbie Louise Shumaker Black, 80, passed away surrounded by her loving family on Friday, October 16, 2015, at her residence. Visitation was Sunday, October 18, 2015, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, Mississippi, and … Read more

Obituaries – 10/21/15

Ms. Gladys Lee Myers Cissna
October 16, 2015
Graveside services for Ms. Gladys Lee Myers Cissna, 94, were held at Old Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County on Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 10 a.m. Rev. Richard Burks officiated.… Read more

Obituary – Mr. Caleb Hunt

Mr. Justin Caleb Hunt, 26, died Sunday, October 11, 2015, in the Nanih Waiya community. Funeral services were held at 2:00 P.M. on Wednesday, October 14th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Jason Gross officiating. Interment was in Good Hope … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Paul Gillis

Paul M. Gillis, 68, passed away on Saturday, October 3, 2015, at Martha Jo Leslie State Veterans Home in Kosciusko, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 11:30 a.m. on Tuesday, October 6, 2015, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Mary West

Mrs. Mary Alice Watson West, 82, died Sunday, October 11, 2015, at her daughter’s home in Starkville, MS. Funeral services were held at 12:00 P.M. on Thursday, October 15th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. David Allen officiating. Interment was … Read more