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Nanih Waiya Community Park groundbreaking set for June 11

park construction

From press reports

The Nanih Waiya Community Park Project will host a ground breaking ceremony June 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the park.

The community park is a 15-acre property being developed by Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park.… Read more

Helping others


Loading up approximately 75 pair of old shoes to take to Salvation Army.  … Read more

ECCC graduates record class

The five students who were on the program at the 2015 East Central Community College commencement ceremony celebrate on campus prior to the event.

Initiatives implemented as part of East Central Community College’s 2020 Vision strategic planning process have resulted in the largest graduating class in the two-year college’s history and dramatic one-year increases in the percentage of students receiving pre-baccalaureate degrees and those … Read more

Pilot Club of Louisville “A Magical Wonderland” Winston County Pageant

Tiny Miss Winston County
Pictured left to right: First Alternate, Thea Grayce Blaire; Tiny Miss Winston County, Jaycie Claire Flake; Second Alternate, Ahmyrah Love; and Third Alternate; Madisyn Leigh Conn

Pilot Club of Louisville announces annual pageant winners

From press reports

The Pilot Club of Louisville sponsored their annual Winston County Pageant for girls ages 4-18, and for boys ages 4-7.

The pageant was held Saturday, March 28 at the … Read more


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These students were among those receiving Faculty Memorial awards during the annual East Central Community College Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Students and their respective awards include … Read more

DREAMS grant kicks off Summer Enrichment Program

DREAMS students Reese McAfee & Zycorra Lewis clap along during music class.

Submitted by Paige Watson

In its second year, the summer enrichment program named for a late Mississippi State University (MSU) alumna is creating a major impact in Winston County.

In 2013, the Mississippi Department of Education awarded a nearly $2 … Read more

Nanih Waiya student recognized by Plum Creek


From press reports

Plum Creek has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a Nanih Waiya high school student. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. The scholarships … Read more

Juneteenth event a success

The group begins the ceremony with setting of the flags.

An African proverb says “People who lack the knowledge of their pasts are like a tree without roots.”
The Voter’s League of Winston County has definately taken this African proverb to heart by celebrating with the Juneteenth Festival.

The celebration … Read more

Black recognized


The Louisville Board of Aldermen and Louisville Police Chief L.M. Claiborne recently recognized LPD officer Charlie Black on his retirement from the force.… Read more

Charity fun

Kiley Kirk was one of the politicians who took a dunk for charity.

The benefit for Brock Ward was a success Friday as hundreds of Winston Countians came out to support the 19 year old who was recently diagnosed with cancer. … Read more