Category: News

MSU’s College of Education’s DREAMS grant sees positive results

Students practice learning skills as part of the DREAMS program.

From press reports

The Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics, and Science (DREAMS) After-school and Summer Program is making big waves across the Louisville Municipal School District (LMSD). Dr. Teresa Jayroe, Associate Dean in the College of Education (COE) and Principal … Read more

Samaritan’s Purse aiming to help rebuild, repair Winston County

Brent Graybeal stands near one of the vehicles the volunteers will use during their stay in Winston County.

From staff reports

Eleven months after the powerful twister devastated Winston County, Samaritan’s Purse is still helping people recover by rebuilding and repairing homes.

On April 28, a deadly EF4 tornado battered Winston County. Samaritan’s Purse immediately responded, sending staff, … Read more

NAACP announces Freedom Fund Banquet date and speaker


From press reports

The Winston County Branch NAACP will host its 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on March 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, in Louisville, MS.

The Branch is pleased to announce the confirmation … Read more

Group in Netherlands seeks photo of local World War II service member

From press reports

Thousands of white marble crosses and Stars of David, row after row. This is what one sees when overlooking the American War Cemetery in the town of Margraten, the Netherlands. The markers are testimony to the sacrifices … Read more

County awarded federal funds for an emergency program

From press reports

Winston County has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Winston County has been chosen to receive $10,716 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

The selection was … Read more

Bane Announces Candidacy for Winston County Tax Assessor


Darlene Fryery Bane recently announced her candidacy for office of Winston County Tax Assessor and Collector. After retiring from the United States Postal Service on February 3rd, she qualified as a Democratic candidate for the county office on February 4th. … Read more

Louisville native plays major role at Selma

Green with his daughters, Reyla and Lyric

From press reports

March 7th marked the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, known as “Bloody Sunday.” In commemoration of this moment in history, former President George W. Bush and several members of … Read more