Nanih Waiya Student among students awarded Horatio Alger Scholarships

From press reports

Horatio Alger Association of Distinguished Americans, Inc., a nonprofit educational organization honoring the achievements of outstanding individuals and encouraging youth to pursue their dreams through higher education, announced the 106 recipients of its prestigious 2015 Horatio Alger … Read more

NW Warriors open 2015 with two victories

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Nanih Waiya High School boys basketball team won two of the three games it played to open the 2015 portion of its schedule, with the only loss being to an 11-1 Choctaw County … Read more

Check it out – 01/21/2015

The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:

James W. Hall – The Big Finish
Phillip Margolin – Woman With A Gun… Read more

ECCC announces Clinics for Young Athletes

East Central Community College’s baseball program is once again offering hitting and pitching clinics for young athletes on the Decatur campus, announced Neal Holliman, Diamond Warrior head coach.

Holliman said both sessions are designed for ages six to 12 in … Read more

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds meeting


The Louisville Fortnightly Club met January 8, 2015 at the home of Mrs. Michael Cournoyer. Members were greeted by the hostess and a cheerful fire in the living room fireplace.

President Cournoyer called the meeting to order and gave … Read more

Library system getting a digital facelift to help patrons

Kosciusko, MS, January 07, 2015-The Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System (MMRLS) unveiled their new homepage for public use earlier this month. The website is funded in part by the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services and the Mississippi Library Commission.… Read more

Obituaries – 01/21/2015

William Boyce McMinn Sr.
Memorial services for William Boyce McMinn Sr., 85, of Ackerman were Jan. 17, 2015, at Chester Baptist Church.

He was born March 27, 1929, in Sturgis. Mr. McMinn was a retired farmer who served in the … Read more