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

Hinds CC helps Kohler engine donation get to local schools

RAYMOND – The Small Engine and Equipment Repair program, one of the programs taught in the Landscape Management Department on the Hinds Community College, Raymond Campus, is facilitating the donation of Kohler Outdoor Power Equipment Company engines to Mississippi school … Read more

It’s Elementary by Jennifer Palmer

The week of May 7-11was Teacher Appreciation Week. We are so thankful for all who took the time to recognize our hard-working teachers. Thank-you to Hill’s Tire & Auto (David & Penny Hill) for the cakes. Ms. Tan Houston & … Read more

Brett Golson joins WCU

Dr. Brett Golson, senior pastor at First Baptist Church of Louisville, recently joined the William Carey University faculty and staff as coordinator of bi-vocational programs and assistant professor of religion. Following his service in the U.S. Marine Corps, he obtained … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Steady On, students of Teresa Ingram, were presented in their recital at the Old Strand Theatre on Saturday evening, April 28 with a theme of I Love Country. Several mothers of the students, and friends of Teresa helped with decoration … Read more

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 17, 1912 MARRIED: At the residence of the bride’s parents, Mr. and Mrs. W. S. Smith of Noxapater, on May 7, 1912, Mr. D. O. Jones (of Aberdeen) and Miss Nezzie Irene Smith, Mr. L. … Read more

Southern Miss Awards Degrees at 2012 Spring Commencement

From press reports

The University of Southern Mississippi held fall commencement exercises during two ceremonies on its Hattiesburg campus Friday, May 11. Southern Miss President Martha Saunders conferred undergraduate, graduate and specialist’s degrees at the ceremony, held at Reed Green … Read more

2012 Graduating Seniors

Grace Christian

Addison Leighe Cherry Addison Leighe Cherry is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Billy Cherry. She will be attending EMCC at Scooba for the Optometry course then continuing her education at The Memphis School for Optometry pursuing her … Read more