Category: News

Obituaries – 07/08/15

Ms. Rebecca “Becky” Hoskins
June 24, 2015
Funeral services for Ms. Rebecca Hoskins, 51, were held at Union Chapel M.B. Church on Tuesday, June 30, 2015, in Louisville at 1 p.m. Burial at the church cemetery.

Ms. Hoskins was a … Read more

Master Gardeners sponsor Free Garden Tours

Master Gardener, Beverly Combs at 109 Metts Street, Louisville, MS
(photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

By Elmetra Patterson

Winston County Master Gardeners Association (WCMGA) will sponsor Free Garden Tours, Saturday, July 11, 2014, 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m. Don’t miss your chance to view three different garden styles, ask questions, see new and interesting plants, … Read more

WCSH hosts a Field Day at Noxapater

Students gather around for one of the programs.

By Elmetra Patterson

For the first time, the Winston County Self Help Youth Group (WCSHYG) hosted Agricultural Field Day at the Noxapater School with 65 students from the 4th, 5th and 6th grade on Monday, May 18, 2015.

The following … Read more

Fireworks fun set for Thursday

From press reports

To give all Winston Countians a chance to enjoy fireworks and fun without the dangers of handling fire works on their own The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Association are gearing up for the … Read more

Louisville dentist installed as AGD President


CHICAGO (June 25, 2015)—The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) is pleased to announce that W. Mark Donald, DMD, MAGD, of Louisville, Miss., was installed as the association’s president during AGD 2015, the academy’s annual meeting, which took place June 18 … Read more

Health scholarship

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Smith Receives Harrison Rush Health Scholarship

Chelsea Smith (left), a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Dan Harrison Rush Health Systems Endowed Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. She is pictured with donor … Read more

Smith receives

Jones and Carrie Williamson and Bascom and Hattie chilsolm Memorial Sch - Stephanie Smith

Smith Receives Williamson-Chisolm Memorial Scholarship

Stephanie Smith (left), a graduate of Nanih Waiya High School, is the recipient of the Jones and Carrie Williamson & Bascom and Hattie Chisolm Memorial Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. She is … Read more

Winston native Johnson elected AAMA officer

Newly elected  officers of the African American Mayors Association include two South Carolinians. From left, Columbia, S.C. Mayor Stephen K. Benjamin, president; Kansas City, Mo. Mayor Sly James, first vice president; New Haven, Conn. Mayor Toni Hart, second vice president; Normandy, Mo. Mayor Patrick Green, treasurer; Holly Hill, S.C. Mayor William Johnson, secretary.

By Cindy O’Neil
Managing Editor/Holly Hill Observer/Santee Striper

Holly Hill Mayor William Johnson was one of about 150 African American mayors from across the country that met in Washington D.C. for the annual African American Mayors Association (AAMA) Conference held … Read more