Calendar of Events

CAPPS host Parent Workshop Sept. 19 The CAPPS After-School program will be offering a Parent Workshop on Wednesday, September 19, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. on the campus of Eiland Middle School in the CAPPS hall. The workshop will provide tips … Read more

Local graduate student honored at Duke University

Duke University Center for International Studies (DUCIS) congratulates summer and academic year Foreign Language Area Studies fellows (FLAS) for 2012-2013. Local resident, Reginald D. Patterson, was one of 53 students honored on Tuesday, Sept. 11, 3012. His studies are Romance, … Read more

ECCC Homecoming Tennis Tourney set Sept. 28

The annual East Central Community College Homecoming Tennis Tournament will be held Friday, Sept. 28 on the Decatur campus, announced ECCC tennis coach Dianne O’Neill who serves as tournament chairman.

O’Neill said competition begins at 4 p.m. and includes mixed … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Thank you to Marilyn Dowdy for her donation of clothes to our clothing closet. Our clothing closet is still in need of slightly used or new boy’s and girl’s shoes and new boy’s and girl’s underwear. Any and all donations … Read more

The Civil War – The battle of Antietam and Sharpsburg

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In mid-September 1862 the greatest one-day casualty rates of the war occurred at Antietam. The National Park Service provides an excellent description of the battle.

“Dawn approached slowly through the fog on September 17, 1862. As … Read more

The Civil War – General Lee heads North

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In Central Tennessee and Kentucky, Confederate forces were working to push Union troops out the area. About 19,000 Rebel troops under the command of General Edmund Kirby Smith were headed toward Lexington, Kentucky, gathering supplies along … Read more

Annual HarvestFest set for Dean Park

From press reports

The time is here for the Friends of Dean Park’s 5th Annual HarvestFest at Dean Park, 3850 HWY 15 South Louisville.

This festival, which is a major event at Dean Park will be held Saturday, October 6, … Read more

Local FoodCorps Project seeks community support

From staff and press reports

The national, non-profit FoodCorps program ( has placed 2 service members in Louisville to build school gardens at Fair Elementary, Head Start and the Youth Garden near Eiland Middle School.

The service members will teach … Read more

Louisville Fire Department holds short memorial on 9/11

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

On the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Louisville Fire Department held a memorial honoring the lives lost and the bravery shown by first responders.

On Tuesday morning, Sept. 11 … Read more