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News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –April 18, 1913
NOXAPATER: Mrs. Crow of Ackerman spent Wednesday night here, guest
of Mrs. C. C. Gunn. – Dr. R. M. Webb of Hope spent Sunday night
here with his home folks. We are glad to … Read more

Winston County Republican Women hold March meeting

Submitted

The Winston County Republican Women held its March meeting at noon at
Lake Tiak O’Khata. New officers elected for the upcoming year were
Dean Watkins, President; Amy Nowell, Vice President, Shelly Thomas,
Recording Secretary, and Ann Nance, Treasurer. The … Read more

Building Strong Families offers Free Career Education classes

Submitted by: Building Strong Families Healthy Marriage Project a
U.S. Health and Human Services initiative.

Building Strong Families is conducting Free Career Education classes
in Winston, Choctaw and Oktibbeha Counties. The classes are available
to those who have completed the … Read more

HeadStart raises funds for St. Jude

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County
Journal

Winston County Head Start had dozens of children taking laps on
tricycles and scooters for a good cause Thursday, at its annual
Trike- A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

“We … Read more

Hospital completes $3 million upgrade to nursing home

From staff reports

The Winston Medical Center recently held an open house for the over
$3 million in renovations and upgrades to its Long-term and Skilled
Nursing Care facility.
“We are very proud of the renovations,” said WMC CEO Lee … Read more

MedStat’s newest helicopter visits Winston County

From staff and press reports

The Health Science class and other students at the Louisville/Winston
County Career and Technical Center recently received a visit from the
newest Emergency Medical Service Helicopter.

MedStat EMS, Inc. which recently expanded its Helicopter Emergency… Read more

Library to feature noted authors, events

From staff and press reports

The Winston County Library will celebrate National Library Week,
April 14 through 20, with a variety of events and with two
Mississippi Authors.

The April 16 event will feature D.K. White. White will be signing … Read more

Hotel/Motel tax vote to be on municipal ballot

From staff and press reports

Residents in the City of Louisville will have an opportunity to vote
on the implementation of a Hotel/Motel tax levy in June.

The Louisville Board of Aldermen in its April 2 meeting approved a
resolution … Read more

Calendar of Events

Agape Baptist
Revival April 14-16
Pastor Robert E. Brownlee, Sr. and the Agape Church Family will be
having revival April 14-16, 2013. The guest speaker for this three
night service will be Rev. Dr. Charles Davidson of Town Creek M.B.… Read more

Hollingsworth gains Star Student status

Danielle M Hollingsworth, 17, of Sturgis, Ms., has been named as STAR
(Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2012-2013
school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze
Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. She is the
daughter of … Read more