News

New Program offered for local high school students

There is an opportunity for high school students in Winston County who may be interested in a career in education. This coming school year, the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center will be offering a new program called Teacher Academy. This … Read more

Alumni Association names new student delegates

Thirty-one Mississippi State students are new members of the university alumni association’s liaison organization. Founded in 1980, Alumni Delegates serve as liaisons between the 134- year-old land-grant institution and its more than 122,000 living graduates. Helping improve the student body’s … Read more

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