LMSD Family Center to host safety event

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, the Louisville Municipal School Family Center will host a safety workshop. Presenters will be Officer Tonya McWhirter, Sheriff Jason Pugh, and Beth Eden Fire Chief Randal Livingston. The holiday season is upon us, and many … Read more

{news] Calendar of Events

AARP Oct. 10 Winston County area AARP Chapter # 2859 will hold their October 10, 2012 meeting in the City Hall at 2:00 P.M. Members are asked to please be present.

GCS Pastor Appreciation Oct. 11 Grace Christian School will … Read more

One case of West Nile reported in Winston County

The state Department of Health is reporting 13 new human cases of West Nile virus, including one in Winston County.

The new cases were reported in DeSoto, Forrest, Hancock, Holmes, Lauderdale, Pike, Panola, Rankin, Scott, Walthall and Hancock counties, as … Read more

Nowell named deputy director of Government Affairs at MMA

From press reports

Former Mississippi Rep. Russ Nowell has joined the MMA staff as deputy director of government affairs.

As part of MMA’s Government Affairs Division, Nowell will primarily monitor energy, transportation, workforce development and healthcare legislation at the federal … Read more

Winston County to receive FSA disaster loans

From press reports

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.

According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to … Read more

Public invited to comment

The Fish and Wildlife Service, Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge (Refuge) invites the public to review and comment on plans to allow weddings and other ceremonies, with stipulations, to occur on the Refuge. A copy of the compatibility … Read more

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – October 11, 1912 NOXAPATER: The play “The Closing Xercise of Hickory Holler Skule,” by the home talent at the School Hall Friday evening was well attended and seemed to have entertained the audience. – Mr. and … Read more


Submitted by Wendell Womack

The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks, need to think twice before drawing Blake Williamson’s name for the next gator season.

Williamson has become a veteran in the art of capturing alligators, as he was … Read more