Category: News

Back to School/Stay in School Rally held

Over 200 students attend By Elmetra Patterson The Winston County Branch NAACP held its annual Back-to-School/Stay-in-School Rally, Saturday, July 25, 2015 at the Louisville High School Auditorium with approximately 200 students there to get free school supplies with each receiving…

Knowledge about elections helps all in the community

From press & staff reports How deep is your knowledge of the hot national topics? How about the ones right in your own back yard? An informed citizenry is one of the most critical elements to a democracy. Without it,…

VBS fun

Crystal Ridge Baptist Church held Vacation Bible School June 14-19.

Each ballot cast is important

From press & staff reports It’s Election Day. Do you know where your vote is? If you’re keeping it in your back pocket, you may be doing something yourself and those around you a civic disservice. As the Democratic and…

WMC to host annual health fair

Mark your calendars for the Winston Medical Center annual health fair that is planned for October 6. 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m. The health fair will be an outdoor event at the WMC Transitional hospital located at 923…

ECCC to hold final Fall registration session August 14

New and transfer students who plan to attend the 2015 fall semester at East Central Community College and have not registered for classes are encouraged to attend the final registration session on Friday, Aug. 14, from 8 a.m. to 1…

Memories of Our County – 07/29/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Chewing Gum Back in the day, we were taught that it was improper to chew gum in public.  If you don’t believe me, just look under the seats of…

Library acquires children’s books through Libri grant

The Winston County Library is the proud recipient of seventy-five new children’s books, acquired through a Libri Foundation grant. The Libri Foundation, based in Eugene, OR, was established in 1989 for the sole purpose of helping rural libraries acquire new,…

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7 Prep Softbal 4/6 p.m. ‚Äî Central at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Prep Softball TBA ‚Äî Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered) TBA ‚Äî Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered) MONDAY, AUG. 10 Prep Softball…

ECCC to hold registration for Electrical Technology Program in Louisville

East Central Community College in Decatur will be registering students for its Electrical Technology Program on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Louisville Career Advancement Center. ECCC is now offering courses in its Electrical Technology Program at the Louisville Center beginning…