Category: News

Library has successful summer with reading program continued

Some of the great programs to wrap up the summer for the Winston County Library were: The teen program Monday 6/22/15.  Sgt. 1st Class David L. Nyholm, U.S. Army talked about benefits of the military and about being responsible, mature,…

Why stick by negative flag?  

By Tim Kalich Greenwood Commonwealth When your argument is weak, erect straw men. That’s what state Sen. Lydia Chassaniol and some other defenders of Mississippi’s state flag did last week when trying to diplomatically explain why they were not in…

Observatory hosts ‘Pluto: Icy World of Wonder!’ program

From press reports The Rainwater Observatory in French Camp will be offering a free public program for this season called “PLUTO: Icy World of Wonder!” This new presentation will be given on Friday, July 10, 2015, starting at 7 p.m.…


A certificate was presented to Deacon Ezra Baker on Father’s Day at Mt. Moriah M.B. Church. Baker, 101 years old, was recognized for his long and devoted service to the church and community.


On April 27, 2015, Army Colonel (COL) Anthony T. Brown received the 2015 Leadership Excellence Award from the Tennessee Valley Chapter (TVC) of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).  This award goes to the individual that has demonstrated outstanding leadership…

Local NAACP speaks out about the state flag

By Elmetra Patterson President Charles Hampton of the Winston County Branch NAACP and 1st Vice President of the NAACP Mississippi State Conference, announced that the local members of the NAACP is in support of the removal of the Confederate Bars…

Welding scholarship

Morris Receives Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship Maggie Morris (left), a homeschooled graduate from Louisville, is the recipient of the Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship at East Central Community College.

ECCC Scholarship

Boydstun Receives ECCC Alumni Association Scholarship David Boydstun, Jr. (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Alumni Association Lifetime Membership Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with donor representative Jeannette Thrash,

District Parent of the year hosted reception for seniors

By Elmetra Patterson Rita Eichelberger was selected as Parent of the Year 2014-2015 of the Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville, MS. During the 2014-2015 school year, Rita headed several fundraisers for the band, cheerleaders, the soccer team drama club, TSA…

Pet of the week – 07/1/15

Tracy is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. She has been spayed and her adoption fee is $20. To see pictures of some of the animals available for adoption, find us on Facebook.