Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller

Mrs. Joanne Bagwell Miller, 86, died Tuesday, October 20, 2015, at Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Wednesday, October 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mark Mayo officiating. Interment was … Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders

Bobbye Jean Youngblood Pounders passed away at North Delta Hospice Center, Southaven, Mississippi, October 15, 2015, after a brief fight with cancer. She was born April 29, 1941 in DeSoto County to William Thurman Youngblood and Florence Pauline “Pop” Pryor … Read more

Burn ban issued for county

From Press & Staff Reports

The Board of Supervisors has issued a burn ban in Winston County.

The ban was issued Monday effective immediately because of extremely dry and … Read more

PSC program aids Winston Plywood

Gates, Presley and Baldwin discuss the project.

Atmos to supply natural gas to Winston Plywood

From staff and press reports

Northern District Commission Brandon Presley met Winston Plywood CEO Dick Baldwin and Atmos Energy CEO David Gates and other Atmos company officers in Louisville to highlight how … Read more

Dyslexia awareness month commemorated

Awareness supporters gather at the courthouse

From staff and press reports

The Winston County Courthouse and Louisville City Hall lit up in red Thursday, August 15 for Dyslexia Awareness Month.

A group of supporters arranged for the red light gatherings at the courthouse and city hall.… Read more

Local on the court

ECCC Homecoming Court 5403

ECCC Homecoming Court
Members of the 2015 Homecoming Court at East Central Community College in Decatur included (front row, from left) freshman maids Codi Ballard of Decatur, Makenzie Byrd of Sebastopol, Emily Dykeman of Forest and Aerial Green of Carthage; … Read more

Wedding: Dempsey-Fuller

Mr. Chase Fuller and Miss Kayla Dempsey

Jimmy and Angie Dempsey are pleased to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their daughter, Kayla Dempsey to Chase Fuller, son of Billy and Sue Ward and Danny and Teresa Fuller.… Read more

Local honored at Hinds

Ed, Mattie, & Douglas Woolley

RAYMOND – The Hinds Community College Foundation recognized its 2015-2016 scholarship recipients, donors and honorees at a reception on Sept. 25 at the Muse Center on the Rankin Campus.

Among those recognized were recipients Sara Katherine Dew, front row, from … Read more

Pilot Club Membership Challenge underway

"Safety Town" 2015 was  organized and planned by Safety and Health Chairperson,  Bettie Glass.  This event was to inform parents of safety tips for children.  
Pilot Members pictured are :Front Row L to R:   Kathy Sinclair, Katie Bouchillon, Dealine Woodruff, Bettie Glass,Anchor President, Erin Clark, Mary Ann Lee, 2nd Row: Susan Ray,  Tara Woodward, Daphne Partridge, Babs Fulton, Donna Thomas, Connie Fay Estes, Crystal Clark 3rd Row: Gail Massey, Miranda Kincaid , Sherry Suttle,  Darlene Bane 


October is the month that Pilot Clubs throughout the Pilot International organization focus on building membership within each of their clubs. Pilot International was chartered on October 18, 1921, in Macon, Georgia, when Elizabeth Leonard and forty of the … Read more