Category: News

Congressman visits Winston County to hear concerns

Noxapater Mayor Sammie Carter welcomes Congressman Trent Kelly.

From press reports

Newly elected First District Congressman Trent Kelly made his rounds in Winston County on Monday, August 24.

Kelly’s first stop was at the Winston County Chamber of Commerce office where he met with local officials.… Read more

MDEQ awards solid waste assistance grant

From press reports

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) awarded Claiborne County a solid waste assistance grant of $13,548 that will be used by the county for clean up of illegal dumps and a derelict property program.

“The Solid … Read more

LMSD Trustees discuss teacher retention

From staff reports

Seven teachers in the Louisville Municipal School District have been approved for hire through the state’s expert citizen license provision, which allows school districts to employ teachers in hard-to-find areas without a standard credential.

The state allows … Read more

Branning wins senate seat

From staff reports

The August 25 primary run-offs went off without a hitch. Below are the unofficial results.

Democrat candidate for State House seat 42 Carl Mickens received 411 votes and his opposition Eugene Crosby received 2,024 votes in Winston … Read more

State’s alligator numbers allow hunting for 10th year

Alligators, such as this one at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge, are native to Mississippi and have rebounded from the endangered species list. 
 (File photo by MSU Ag Communications/Kat Lawrence)

By Jessica Tegt
Wildlife Extension Professor
Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Aquaculture – Mississippi State University

To keep the population of the official state reptile in check, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks will allow alligator hunting for … Read more

Sleeping mats for the homeless made by local volunteers

One example fo the mats


Bettie Glass, member of the Pilot Club of Louisville and also of Ellison Ridge Baptist Church, feels richly blessed to have recently been introduced to a wonderful project that has actually been around for quite a long time, but … Read more

Book donation

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The Winston County Republican Women recently donated a children’s book to the Winston County Library in memory of First Lady Mamie Eisenhower.  … Read more

Eye out for Littleton


Submitted by Elmetra Patterson

Since many city residents know, Eddie Littleton, as the ‘flower watering’ engineer who helps to keep the flowers on Main Street looking pretty, I thought I’d inform them of why he has been missing from Main … Read more

Pet of the Week – 09/02/15

pet of the week photo

Of all the animals currently in the shelter, Betsy has been with us for the longest amount of time. She needs a home soon- really soon. She has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.00. … Read more

New role

Winston Medical Center is pleased to announce that Matt Woodward has recently joined the staff as Controller.   In this capacity he will oversee the financial operations of the medical center.… Read more