News

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

Calendar of Events

AARP to meet March 13
Winston County area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their March 13, 2013
meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 p.m. Ivory Craig, Associate State
Director will be at this meeting .
Members of our group … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –March 14, 1913
NOXAPATER: Little Miss Ettie Lee Hickman entertained a number of
her little friends at a birthday party on Saturday afternoon. – Mr.
Wood of Kosciusko, who is the manager of the Hard Wood mill … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Thanks to the neighbors who sent me, as neighborhood chairman, their
contributions to the American Heart Association. Your checks have
been mailed to headquarters. If you did not get around to returning
the self-addressed envelope to me, you can still … Read more

Fair part of Read Across America Day

From staff reports

Fair Elementary students last week celebrated National Read Across
America Day, held yearly to celebrate the spirit of reading, and to
celebrate the birthday of children’s book author Dr. Seuss.

Theodor Seuss Geisel (better known as Dr. … Read more

DYW awards scholarships; hosts large crowd

From staff reports

The Winston County Distinguished Young Women Scholarship program
(formerly Winston County Junior Miss) packed the Louisville High
School auditorium Saturday night as 6 young ladies vied for the title
and several scholarships.

Of the 6 young ladies, … Read more