Category: News

Mini fire academy teaches safety and more

Detrick Sanders, LFD fireman, shows how the fire truck works.

From staff reports

Many children dream of growing up to become a firefighter. All parents want their children to learn important safety skills. Louisville Fire Department’s Children’s Mini Fire Academy satisfies them both.

The recent five-day academy for children aged … Read more

Saving Rural America: One Day at a Time


By Rosie Harris, WCSHC Member

Working to maintain the heritage and legacy of my late husband has been a challenge that I really wasn’t prepared for. The question is, “ How do you prepare for the unknown?” I don’t profess … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park breaks ground

The symbolic first shovel of dirt is picked up.

From staff reports

The June 25 groundbreaking for the 15-acre Nanih Waiya Community Park was truly a community effort.

To date, more than $100,000 in private and in-kind donations and grants have been raised for the park project, which started … Read more

Now open: Twisted Frozen Desserts

Joseph McCain/Staff
Twisted Frozen Desserts celebrates its ribbon cutting with county and city officials, Chamber members, and DYW Kenley McMullan.

From staff reports

Just in time for summer, Twisted Frozen Desserts has opened its doors on Hwy 14 in Louisville near Subway.

Owner Lori Mitchell said she opened the ice cream and dessert store with a desire to provide sweet … Read more

A successful summer for DREAMS


From staff reports

Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) wrapped up another successful summer program on June 30.

More than 200 students were enrolled in this year’s DREAMS program, which provided enrichment … Read more

Tomato grower

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Sam Paten of the Nanih Waiya community brought in four tomatoes … Read more

Louisville Medical Clinic now open

New Louisville Medical Clinic

From staff reports

Just more than a year after an F4 tornado destroyed Winston County’s hospital, three physician clinics and a nursing home, the new Louisville Medical Clinic has opened its doors.

The 12,000-plus square-foot clinic, located at highways 25 … Read more

Morris recognized for three decades of service

Mayor Hill thanks Morris for his service.

From staff reports

During his three decades with the city, City Engineer Kenny Morris wore a lot of hats: building official, zoning administrator, floodplain administrator, Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, public works director and manager of the landfill.

Mayor Hill thanks Morris for his service.

Mayor Hill

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George and Claudette Faulk celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

George and Claudette Faulk


On July 5, 1955, in the Cathedral of the Pines at Wood Junior College, a marriage began. George Robert Faulk of Ariton, Alabama (near Dothan), married Iva Claudette Shaw of Eupora and the Embry community of Webster County, and … Read more

Library having a busy fun filled year


From staff reports

009The Winston County Library has been flying to new heights with their annual summer reading program. The Library ended their summer program with an awards day and some water fun provided by the Louisville Fire Department.

Awards … Read more