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News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –March 21, 1913
NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. Claud Mitchell are receiving congratulations
upon the arrival of a girl at their home on the morning of the 16th.
- The ladies of the Baptist church will give a … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors

Well, it is St. Patrick’s Day and the Hooks family has not moved into
the Habitat For Humanity Home built for them by donated materials and
volunteer labor. The family was supposed to have moved in by
Christmas. What is … Read more

Refuge to begin controlled burns

From press reports

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge plans controlled
burns to improve habitat and reduce wildfire danger today through
April in Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston Counties. The controlled
burns will remove overly crowded vegetation that does not … Read more

Pilots go green for St. Patrick’s Day

by Theresa Bridges

The Pilot Club of Louisville met on Thursday, March 14 at Lake Tiak
O’Khata with tables decorated with green shamrocks, leprechaun hats,
and pots of gold in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Not to be outdone by… Read more

Beautification Day held at Dean Park

by Elmetra Patterson

It was a beautiful day for beautification of Dean Park on Saturday,
March 9, 2013.

The wind was high but so was the temperature as various groups joined
in with the Friends of Dean Park, Inc. to … Read more

Municipal elections see few qualifiers

From staff reports

Local municipal elections gained few candidates to the ballot besides
the incumbents already in place.

In Louisville, Alderman- At-Large Frances Ball will face democratic
challenger Stacy Thames in the party primary and Larry Veazey, an
independent, in … Read more

Banquet honors those who give back to community

From staff reports

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce presented eight awards to
members of the chamber and Winston County community at its annual
Chamber Awards Celebration and Dinner on Thursday, March 7.

“The annual awards banquet is a time … Read more

WMC to host a Disney Character Day for Relay

From press reports

In efforts to raise money for the 2013 Winston County Relay for Life,
Winston Medical Center will host a Disney Character Dining Day.

The event will be on Saturday, May 4, 2013 at 11 am and will … Read more

Drug Court completes statewide system

From Press Reports

The creation of a drug court for the Fifth Circuit Court District
completes statewide coverage of drug courts in Mississippi. All 22
Circuit Court districts now operate drug courts.

Circuit judges Joseph Loper of Ackerman and Clarence … Read more