Category: News

Youth Council looks to lead

Jennifer Hayes, Allayna Lovorn, and Samantha Wilson.

From Staff Reports

Community service projects and a tree ordinance are two items on the Mayor’s Youth Council’s agenda this summer, youth leaders say.

“We have a very good number of members and will be focusing on more community service,” … Read more

Party primaries set for Aug. 4; voters must choose Republican or Democrat

From Staff Reports

The Democratic and Republican party primaries in the 2015 elections will be Aug. 4, with polls scheduled to be open from 7 a.m.-7 p.m.

Voters are reminded that unopposed local candidates for county and county-district offices will … Read more

New clinic


Last week’s “Meet and Greet” at Louisville Medical Clinic was a success! Choctaw Regional Medical Center’s new clinic opened on June 8 and is open Monday – Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. and on Saturdays from 8 a.m. … Read more

Reed promoted to Director of Operations

Bee Hive Homes of Mississippi is pleased to announce the promotion of Melba Reed to Director of Operations for the Mississippi franchise. Melba began her career with Bee Hive Homes in 2007 as Administrator for Bee Hive Homes of Louisville. … Read more

Pilot Club of Louisville holds monthly meeting

Kathy Sinclair- Past President received her Pilot Club yearbook from Public Relations Chair- Darlene Bane.


Pilot Club meeting was held on July 16, 2015 at Lake Tiak O’ Khata where President Beverly Wilkes called the meeting to order. President Beverly welcomed everyone and guest. President Beverly, Governor – … Read more

Pet of the week – 07/22/15

pet of week photo

Betsy is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. She has been spayed and her adoption fee is $20. They have many animals available for adoption. To see pictures of some of those animals, find them on Facebook. Hours are … Read more

New local company raises funds for Ward’s ongoing treatment

Ward on the mound prior to his illness

From staff reports

Less than two months after opening for business, Swanky Traditions has donated nearly $1,500 to help a young man diagnosed with cancer.

Swanky Traditions, a new clothing brand, founded by Greg Mitchell and Aaron Brown of Meridian … Read more

Children discover new love for robots at camp

Samyra Harris, left, and Julia Schloemer focus intently on their Dash robot during the 4-H Cloverbud Robotic Camp at Mississippi State University on July 7, 2015. (Photo by MSU Ag Communications/Linda Breazeale)

By Linda Breazeale
MSU Ag Communications

Samyra Harris, 7, did not know what she was getting into when her mother enrolled her in a 4-H Cloverbud robotics camp for three days at Mississippi State University.

“I thought we would just … Read more

Preparation can calm 1st-time student jitters

First-time students can be anxious about starting school, but parents can use several strategies to relieve their children’s fears of the unknown. (Photo by iStock)

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

Starting school is a milestone that can be marked by anxiety for first-time students and parents, but the right preparation can make the transition easier.

Beth Bell, a child and family agent with Mississippi … Read more

Helping others

True generosity for fellow mankind was shown July 11 at the Louisville Coliseum. A benefit/ rodeo was held in memory of … Read more