Local among MSU 2012 student orientation leaders

Nineteen top students are leaders of the 2012 orientation programs at Mississippi State. Working with the Office of Admissions and Scholarships, team members provide assistance and share their knowledge of the university with incoming freshmen and transfer students—and their parents—during … Read more

ECCC announces Summer orientation/registration schedule

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer four summer orientation/registration dates for new and transfer students planning to attend fall 2012 classes, announced Dr. Randall E. Lee, Vice President for Student Services. Sessions will be held on Saturday, June … Read more

Friend of Dean Park kick-off campaign

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. kicked off its 2012 Special Project Campaign Drive. In 2010 and 2011, the FODP raised funds to assure that the children in the county have a safe, modern and beautiful playground … Read more

LHS holds ‘Rewards/Block Party’ for students

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

Louisville High School in conjunction with the school’s S.A.D.D. Chapter recently held their annual “Reward/Block Party” this past week at R.L. Hinze Stadium on the LHS campus. LHS Principal Kyle Hammond spoke of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Bird event May 16 On May 16, Dr. Jennie Jones will direct a bird walk at Legion State Park beginning at 8:00 am, starting at the pavilion

Winston Medical Center Nursing Home to host beauty pageant May 17 Baby/Children’s Pageant … Read more

Winston County Branch NAACP celebrated its annual banquet

Submitted by Elmetra Eichelberger-Patterson

President Charles Hampton and the Freedom Fund Banquet Committee were delighted to host a full house of guest and members in the main dining room at Lake Tiak, O’Khata for its 32nd Annual Freedom Fund Banquet … Read more

Local teacher recognized

Mississippi State University-Meridian chose five Outstanding Students for 2011-2012. Among them was Travis Creel, lead teacher at Eiland Middle School in Louisville. Creel was chosen Outstanding graduate student in Education at MSU-Meridian. Married to his wife, Christy, a math teacher … Read more

Hinds CC helps Kohler engine donation get to local schools

RAYMOND – The Small Engine and Equipment Repair program, one of the programs taught in the Landscape Management Department on the Hinds Community College, Raymond Campus, is facilitating the donation of Kohler Outdoor Power Equipment Company engines to Mississippi school … Read more

It’s Elementary by Jennifer Palmer

The week of May 7-11was Teacher Appreciation Week. We are so thankful for all who took the time to recognize our hard-working teachers. Thank-you to Hill’s Tire & Auto (David & Penny Hill) for the cakes. Ms. Tan Houston & … Read more

Brett Golson joins WCU

Dr. Brett Golson, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Louisville, recently joined the William Carey University faculty and staff as coordinator of bi-vocational programs and assistant professor of religion. Following his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he obtained … Read more