Raised gardening beds help the community

Skipper gives tips on planting each

From press and staff reports

Conventional gardening can be a challenge for individuals but a project led by the Winston County Extension office and local Master Gardeners proves raised beds can make growing vegetables a little easier for everyone.
The … Read more

Dr. Triplett receives doctoral degree


Dr. Martha Triplett is a native of Winston County. She is the daughter of Mrs. Mary Dean Coleman and the late Mr. Clarence Triplett, both of Louisville, MS. She reverences God from placing her in the arms of her loving … Read more

Holmes celebrates 102nd birthday

"Hunter" David Holmes (center/sitting) with his grandsons, great grandsons, great-great grandsons, and great-great-great grandsons.

From press reports

It is with great  pride and honor that the family and friends of “Hunter” David Holmes announce his 102nd birthday on May 7th, 2014. Mr. Holmes was born… Read more

ECCC ADN Graduates

(front row, from left) Kristen Everett, Forest; Chelsy Ezell and Axie Jones, both of Decatur; Kristen Williams, Lawrence; Kelsey Lewis, Philadelphia; Brittany Edwards, Lake; Andrea Ezelle, Edinburg; Meghan Schmidt, Morton; Lacie Sessums, Carthage; Davina Smith, Jackson; Ashley Bishop, Hickory; and Holly Jones, Louisville; (second row, from left) Alyse Webb, Noxapater; Kim Round, Conehatta; Summer Spivey, Philadelphia; Chelsea Ricamore, Union; Bonnie Hedgepeth, DeKalb; Lindsey Adams, Carthage; Alex Stuart, Philadelphia; Rhonda Cooksey, Conehatta; Audrey Griffin, Louisville; Amber McDaniel, Forest; Kelsie Mann, Hickory; Wendy Burns, Carthage; and Whitney Bowden, Newton; (third row, from left) Jesse Stokes, Philadelphia; Ericia Blanton, Carthage; Yancey Tillman, Union; Sarah Stewart, Sharon McCown Hobby and Denise Boatright, all of Philadelphia; Whitney Owens, Brandon; Patti Ethridge, Hickory; Amy Haralson, Forest; Kelsi Gilmer, Sebastopol; Audriann Thomas, Conehatta; Erin Platt, Decatur; Jennifer Collins, Newton; and Elizabeth Satcher, Heidelberg; and (back row, from left) Alisha Jones, Carthage; Lauren Oakley, Sebastopol; Ava Marie Adkins, Union; Holly Schneller, Decatur; Jamie Lewis, Meridian; Heidi Colston, Madison; Irvin Chamberlain, Meridian; Micah Stewart, Philadelphia; Colby Rigdon, Little Rock; Justin Gates, Decatur; Shatorry Logan, Newton; Gabriel Harmon, Forest; Jeremy Nowell, Philadelphia; and Kalvin Smith, Decatur. Graduates will also receive diplomas during the College’s Commencement ceremonies scheduled at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 10, in the Neshoba County Coliseum. Denita Thomas serves as Dean of Healthcare Education. (EC Photo)

These East Central Community College students received their Associate Degree Nursing pins during a special ceremony held … Read more

Kids and Katfish weathers the storms for a fun day


From staff reports

The annual Kids-N-Kats Rodeo sponsored by the Friends of Legion State Park was held Saturday, May 3 at Legion State Park in Louisville.
Tim Flake, Park Manager, welcomed everyone
“Over 57 fishing rodeos were held last year … Read more