Category: News

Make a resolution to get more sleep this new year


By Brittany Jacks
Ag Communications

New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult to maintain, but one that is worth keeping is getting more sleep at night.

David Buys, state health specialist for the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with … Read more

Krystle Dixon recognized at Mississippi State

Krystle Dixon

From press reports

When Krystle Dixon joined the College of Business in fall of 2013 as academic coordinator for the Adkerson School of Accountancy, she knew it was exactly where she wanted to be. But it took a little guidance … Read more

ECCC Collects Canned Goods for Carlisle Crisis Center

ECCC Student Publications Food Drive

Members of the East Central Community College Student Publications staffs donated canned goods to the Carlisle Crisis Center of Scott County in Forest. Staffers from the Wo-He-Lo yearbook and The Tom-Tom newspaper staffs donated more than… Read more

Hearing held by aldermen before regular meeting

Local leaders from Winston County visited the Mississippi State Capitol this week. They met with legislators to discuss tornado related issues regarding Winston County Medical Center, City of Louisville and Winston County.  
Photo (L-R): Gerald Mills, Executive Director for the Winston County Economic Development Partnership; Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn; Paul Black, Winston Medical Center;  Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman); and Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston).

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a public hearing for the proposed Winston County Hazard Mitigation Plan before their regular meeting on Jan. 20 at City Hall.

The hearing was scheduled at 5 p.m., … Read more

Lt. Gov. Reeves visits county and talks goals and reelection

Reeves at the podium speaks to the crowd flanked by Sen. Ward and his wife Kay.

Mississippi’s own Lieutenant Governor Tate Reeves recently held a meet and greet on January 17 at Lake Tia O’khata. The Lt. Governor was introduced by Winston County native president pro tempore of the state Senate Giles Ward.

Lt. Governor Tate … Read more

Cole, with Winston County roots, named USDA’s FSA State Committee in Ohio


The Obama Administration recently announced the appointment of Robert (Bob) Cole to the Ohio Farm Service Agency (FSA) State Committee.

Bob replaces John Bresler who stepped down this past year after five years of dedicated service. The State Committee is … Read more

Winston County Relay for life team registration underway, sign-up soon


From press reports

The Relay for Life Committee is pleased to announce that planning has started for the 2015 Winston County Relay For Life.

For anyone out there thinking of registering a team, team sign ups can be done now.… Read more

Good News Club looking for community support and set to hold luncheon

From press reports

On Friday, February 13th, First Baptist Church, Louisville will be hosting a Little Hearts Luncheon to provide support for local Good News Clubs. Since Good News Clubs are held in all of the city and county schools, … Read more

Rural life challenges healthy senior diets


By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Eating well is critical to living well, but many senior citizens find both difficult to do, especially those who live in rural areas.

A study by the Southern Rural Development Center … Read more



The Mississippians for Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) conference was held recently at the Pearl River Resort in Philadelphia, MS.  New at this year’s statewide EMS conference was a team skills competition.  Teams comprised of one EMT and one Paramedic had … Read more