Category: News

Library has successful summer with reading program continued


Some of the great programs to wrap up the summer for the Winston County Library were:


The teen program Monday 6/22/15.  Sgt. 1st Class David L. Nyholm, U.S. Army talked about benefits of the military and about being responsible, mature, … Read more

Why stick by negative flag?  

By Tim Kalich
Greenwood Commonwealth

When your argument is weak, erect straw men.

That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in … Read more

Observatory hosts ‘Pluto: Icy World of Wonder!’ program

The Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “PLUTO: Icy World of Wonder!” Pluto is one of the most mysterious and distant objects known in our solar system. It takes 248 years to complete one revolution around the Sun. This painting, composed by observatory director Edwin Faughn, was featured on the cover of the Planetary Report Magazine of the Planetary Society and Scientific American magazines.

From press reports

The Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “PLUTO: Icy World of Wonder!” This new presentation will be given on Friday, July 10, 2015, starting at 7 p.m. … Read more


A certificate was presented to Deacon Ezra Baker on Father’s Day at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church. Baker, 101 years old, was recognized for his long and devoted service to the church and community. … Read more



On April 27, 2015, Army Colonel (COL) Anthony T. Brown received the 2015 Leadership Excellence Award from the Tennessee Valley Chapter (TVC) of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).  This award goes to the individual that has demonstrated outstanding leadership … Read more

Local NAACP speaks out about the state flag


By Elmetra Patterson

President Charles Hampton of the Winston County Branch NAACP and 1st Vice President of the NAACP Mississippi State Conference, announced that the local members of the NAACP is in support of the removal of the Confederate Bars … Read more

Welding scholarship

Morris Receives Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship

Maggie Morris (left), a homeschooled graduate from Louisville, is the recipient of the Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship at East Central Community College. … Read more

ECCC Scholarship

Alumni Associaition Sch - David Boydstun

Boydstun Receives ECCC Alumni Association Scholarship

David Boydstun, Jr. (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Alumni Association Lifetime Membership Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with donor representative Jeannette Thrash, … Read more

District Parent of the year hosted reception for seniors

The Salutatorian Meghin Smith and Valedictorian Ty Fulton with District Parent of the Year Rita Eichelberger

By Elmetra Patterson

Rita Eichelberger was selected as Parent of the Year 2014-2015 of the Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville, MS.

During the 2014-2015 school year, Rita headed several fundraisers for the band, cheerleaders, the soccer team drama club, TSA … Read more

Pet of the week – 07/1/15

Pet of week

Tracy is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. She has been spayed and her adoption fee is $20. To see pictures of some of the animals available for adoption, find us on Facebook.… Read more