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Play at the park

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Submitted by Elmetra Patterson
A glimpse of the mural at Dean Park of Miss Ruth’s Babies’ Concession Stand with these children putting the finishing touches on it.  Artist Humdah Salahadyn of Atlanta, GA completed the mural several days ago but … Read more

WinstonStrong continuing to help recovery

From staff and press reports

The community-based recovery fund “WinstonStrong” held its weekly resource meeting at Mt. Moriah Baptist Church in Louisville August 28.
The meeting began with introductions, followed with an update by Executive Director Bro. Mike Dowd. Dowd … Read more

Louisville among top 5 safest cities in MS

From press reports

For anyone who is looking to relocate or start a business in the state of Mississippi, it is critical to discover which cities rank better than the rest when it comes to safety.
Safe Choice Security has … Read more

EDA awards $100,000 grant to Louisville and county

Long-Term Land Use Plan Intended to Help County Recover from Job Losses Associated with April Tornado

The Economic Development Administration (EDA) has awarded a $100,000 grant to support the development of a comprehensive land use plan to help tornado-damaged Louisville … Read more

Library event

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September is National Library Card Sign-Up Month and the Winston County Library is ready to sign up lots of new patrons – young and old!  … Read more

Wedding: Brantley – Edwards

Madison Grace Brantley and Mr. Robert Edwards

Mr. and Mrs. Don Brantley are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Madison Grace, to Robert Edwards, son of Mr. and Mrs. Bobby Edwards of Louisville.… Read more

Library Trustees

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Winston County Library Board of Trustees met August 18th to discuss various library projects and activities.  … Read more

Demand for local produce, markets continues to grow

Winston County hosts a farmer’s market each Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Louisville Coliseum. The Winston County Self Help Cooperative and others are instrumental in keeping the farmer’s market going. Frank Taylor of WCSHC noted the importance of the market since it brings not only the benefit of spending money with local farmers but it also leads to better health for the customers since they are purchasing fresh and healthy grown foods.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — As demand increases for locally grown produce, farmers markets have become a way to take fresh fruits and vegetables directly to customers.
“This segment of agriculture is growing, and I think we … Read more