Category: News

Rep. Hood gives update of house bills

The deadline to consider revenue and appropriations bills that originated in the Senate occurred this week. Among other things, these bills detail how much money will be appropriated to a number of different state boards and departments. These include the…

ECCC Encore Players to present ‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ March 30-April 1

From press reports   The East Central Community College Encore Players will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn March 30 through April 1, 2017. The annual musical presentation begins at 7 p.m.…

Pilot Club pageant this weekend

The Pilot Club of Louisville will be sponsoring their annual pageant for girls ages 4-18  years of age at 6 p.m., Saturday, March 25 at the Louisville High School Auditorium. Admission is $5 and program books will be available for…

April 1 Municipal Primary voter registration deadline fast-approaching

From press and staff reports New Mississippi voters hoping to cast a ballot in the upcoming municipal primary elections have about two weeks to send in their voter registration application. Additionally, Mississippians who are already registered to vote, but have…

Winston Chamber of Commerce preparing for annual banquet

Submitted The Partnership/Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Market Cafe.  The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for Man and Woman of…

Republican Women to host monthly meeting

The Republican Women of Winston County will host their monthly meeting March 20 at  6 P.M. at Lake Tiak O’Khata. The featured guest will be Senator Michael David Watson, Jr. . Watson was born on December 22, 1977 in Pascagoula.…

ECCC to implement new automation and control technology program for Fall 2017

East Central Community College students will have a new career option beginning with the fall 2017 semester as the college implements a program in Automation and Control Technology, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on…

ECCC SkillsUSA participants win state honors

Submitted East Central Community College students captured top awards in nine areas of competition during the 2017 Mississippi SkillsUSA state competition held recently. Award winners included Larry Reid of Lake, first place in related technical math; Jacob Perry of Louisville,…

Calendar of Events

DARE Graduation to be held The DARE graduation will be held at 9 a.m., April 17 at the Louisville Elementary School. Ribbon cutting/ dedication April 28th at 10:00 for the Ribbon Cutting of the new hospital.   Get Checked, Be…

Gobbling activity fluctuates throughout hunting season

By Jacob Dykes MSU Extension Service With spring comes turkey season and the countless hours spent listening for the chill-inducing gobble of a big tom. The adult, male turkey, called a tom or gobbler, produces these calls in an attempt…