News

Family reunions scheduled for area

George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper Family Reunion

The annual George Bell and Sallie Mayfield Cooper family reunion is to be held on Saturday, July 27, 2013 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the … Read more

Students are degree candidates at UM

OXFORD, Miss. – The following University of Mississippi students from your area are among 3,541 spring semester and summer semester candidates for degrees:

May

Austin M. Harrison, Bachelor of Arts

Benjamin Caleb Crawford, Master of Criminal Justice

Barbara Elisabeth McMillin, … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Joe E. Hooks

Mr. Joe E. Hooks, 74, passed away on July 5, 2013, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation will be Sunday, July 7, 2013, from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in Louisville, … Read more

Hill-Smith

Connor Charles Hill and Karly Leigh Smith were married April 12, 2013.

Connor is the son of Ricky and Leslie (Ward) Hill of Purvis, Ms.

Groom’s grandparents are Troy and Wanda Ward of Louisville, Ms. and Richard and Vivian Hill … Read more

NAACP to host Back to School Rally

From press reports

 

On Saturday, July 20, 2013, the Winston County Branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Back-to-School Rally at Dean Park in the Center Ridge Community from 5 to 7 p.m.

Every summer for the past … Read more

ECCC announcements for upcoming school year

ECCC Tuition Increase

East Central Community College in Decatur is among the state’s community colleges to announce a tuition increase for the 2013-14 academic year.

East Central is one of 11 community colleges to increase tuition and other fees, according … Read more

ECCC Cheerleaders announced for 2013-14

Cheerleading squads were recently selected for 2013-14 at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Leading cheers for the Warrior football team will be Madison Stringer, Jordan Landry, Heather Johnson, Hailey West, David Williams and Mackenzie Rowzee, all products of Newton … Read more

EMCC Cosmetology program graduates sixteen

From press reports

 

MAYHEW – Kim King has known this day was coming since she was 5 years old.

King, of Louisville, was one of 16 students to graduate from East Mississippi Community College’s Cosmetology program Monday evening during … Read more

ECCC offers truck driving and OSHA classes

Earn your CDL by letting us bring the training to you at our Decatur, Louisville, and Philadelphia locations.  To be eligible, you must be at least eighteen years old for an Intrastate License; twenty-one years old for an Interstate License; … Read more

McMullan named new Superintendent

McMullan

By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal

 

An experienced educator took the helm of the Louisville Municipal School District June 27 as Ken McMullan was selected as the district’s superintendent.

With a 5 to 0 vote the LMSD trustees … Read more