Category: News

Correction – 05/20/15

Editor’s note: In the May 13 edition in the Native son named to Ole Miss’ School of Education Alumni Hall of Fame article, the coach identified should have been listed as coach Robert Elzie Hinze who later became Superintendent of…

Boobam on the dam: At the Noxubee Refuge

By Tom Gregory Some years ago as the wife and I were on the way to be spooks in a “haunted house” the subject of the bamboo at the old house came up in the conservation. Try as she could,…

News of the Past – 05/20/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – May 19, 1915 This edition was not available for review. 75 Years Ago – May 17,…

UM inducts three into School of Education Hall of Fame

Kukendall, Reynolds and Smith honored for leadership, service in public education By Andrew Mark Abernathy OXFORD, Miss. – Three University of Mississippi alumni were admitted into the inaugural class of the UM School of Education’s Hall of Fame. The inductees…

It’s Elementary – 05/20/15

Jennie Caperton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home. We’ve arrived at the last week of school! It’s a fun filled week for the students at Fair Elementary. On Monday, the students who met…

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting

Submitted The Louisville Fortnightly Club met for the year ending meeting May 7 in the Lake Tiak-O’Khata room. Mrs. J. E. Calloway and Mrs. T.L. Kirkpatrick, hostesses, greeted members and guests and assisted in seating everyone. Cheerful potted zinnias centered each…

Obituaries – 05/20/15

Willie Roger Grant Funeral services for Mr. Willie Roger Grant, 78, were held at 11 a.m., May 13 at Pilgrim Rest MB Church in Louisville. Rev. James Cutts officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mr. Grant was a laborer…

LMSD receives ovens through grant

From press reports Submitted Louisville Municipal School District is the proud recipient of four new Alto Sham Combination Oven Steamers. Two ovens were installed at Eiland Middle School Cafeteria and two more ovens at Nanih Waiya Cafeteria.

EMCC falls in Region 23 Baseball Tournament

From school reports EUNICE, La. – A possible late-game comeback attempt was thwarted by an old division nemesis, as 17th-ranked East Mississippi Community College’s baseball season came to an end with a rain-delayed, 11-inning 4-3 setback to No. 18 Northwest…