Category: News

LMSD promoting rewards for attendance

Erick Mumoz appears with his bike along with officer Stacey Goss-Spiva, Fair Principal Leigh Ann Hailey, Betty Cotton and Superintendent McMullan.

From staff reports

Attendance in many Mississippi schools is not where the State Department of Education would like it be but the Louisville Municipal School District wanted to improve its numbers and with a program headed up by Compulsory School … Read more

Waters returning to Winston Library for book signing and calendar presentation


From press reports

Wyatt Waters returning to the Winston County Library on Wednesday, December 10 from 2 – 4.

Waters brings his 2015 calendar, “Paintings of Italy.” This calendar will take you on a tour of the country, including Venice, … Read more

For display


Mrs. Lowrey’s 5th grade world history classes at Winston Academy created edible Egyptian pyramids after reading the chapter on Egypt.… Read more

Louisville annual parade a success

Jazzy Jades perform

From staff reports

Louisville’s annual Christmas Parade was a huge success with over 90 entries that included horses, fire trucks, and the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus.

“We are so thrilled over the response that we received this year!” … Read more

ECCC Staff Members Honored for Assisting Soldiers

Command Sergeant Major John A. Thomas (center) recently visited the East Central Community College campus to present Command Sergeant Major Awards to Dr. Teresa Houston (left), vice president for instruction; and Deanna Rush, director of admissions and records. (EC Photo)

The ECCC staff members were recognized for their work in partnering with the 298th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the Mississippi Army National Guard to enroll students in courses and begin their advancement toward an associate’s degree. Also receiving an … Read more

Pet of week – 12/10/14

Pet of week

Please consider adopting an animal.  The shelter is full of animals in need of a home. This is Rally, a neutered boxer/bulldog mix.  Adoption fee – $20.  … Read more

ECCC adds 44 Warrior Corp Members

Winston County Warrior Corps Members
These East Central Community College students from Winston County are among new members of the Warrior Corps. Pictured are (first row, from left) Jade Smith, Samantha Morgan and Morgan Orr, all of Louisville; and Amy Hall of Nanih Waiya; (second row, from left) Madison Barnett and Anna Claire Webb, both of Noxapater; Madelon Taylor of Louisville and Megan Robinson of Nanih Waiya; and (back row, from left) Karla Higginbotham, Leslie Estes, and Channing Parkes, all of Nanih Waiya; Joelie Hill of Louisville and Logan Gregory of Nanih Waiya.  Warrior Corps is a select group of students who assist in recruiting and serve as hosts for special events on the Decatur campus. Student Services staff members Lanette Hanna and Romonica Evans serve as sponsors. (EC PHOTO)

Forty-four students were recently selected for membership in the East Central Community College Warrior Corps, a select group chosen to represent the College with recruiting endeavors and special events on the Decatur campus.

Joining the prestigious organization are … Read more

UDC hosts Steady On at meeting

Frances Woodruff, Ex-Division President of Mississippi and current President of Winston Guards 2643 of Louisville, was appointed by President General Pam Trammell to serve as Registrar General for 2014-2015 at the Annual United Daughters of the Confederacy Convention held in Richmond, VA, November 7-10, 2014.

The Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter of Louisville had their December meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata on December 1. Hostesses were Mrs. Barbara Pearson and daughters Becky Pearson, Christy Creel and Beth Boatner. The meeting was opened by Becky who … Read more

EMCC wins third NJCAA National Championship in last four years

Quan Latham of EMCC defense

From school reports

BILOXI — No. 1 ranked East Mississippi Community College rolled up 515 yards of total offense and forced No. 2 Iowa Western into five turnovers, defeating the Reivers 34-17 in the NJCAA National Championship Game at Biloxi … Read more

Town and Country Garden Club meets

Picture from r to l  Frances Ball, Dale Shumaker.

The November meeting of the Town & Country Garden Club was held in the home of Mrs. Frances Ball. Co-hostess for the meeting was Mrs. Dale Shumaker. A cup of hot cider was served to each member as they arrived.… Read more