Category: News

LHS graduate graduates Summa cum Laude from Everest College

Submitted From press reports On Friday, May 1, 2015, Anesha Coleman, a former resident of Louisville, MS, graduated from Everest College, Fort Worth, TX. She proudly received her certificate as a medical assistant as she graduated summa cum laude (the…

WA recognizes Star Student, Star Teacher, Val and Sal

From press reports Andrew W. Woodruff son of William Marc and Callie Woodruff has been named as STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2014-2015 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program.…

Forward thinking helps navigate legal waters

By Nathan Gregory MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, Miss. — Older Americans, along with their caregivers and families, can better navigate legal and financial waters related to aging by making appropriate plans, protecting their identities and being aware of scams. Creating…

Farm Bureau awards scholarships

From press reports Winston County Farm Bureau awarded $500 scholarship to each of the following students. Mary Cannon Yarbrough of Winston Academy, daughter of Paige and Steven Yarbrough was one receipent. She plans to attend Mississippi State University in the…

Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter holds meeting

Submitted The Winston Guards 2643 UDC chapter held its last meeting for the year 2014-2015 on May 4 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. Hostesses were Carolyn Mills and Teresa Ingram. The guest speaker was Mrs. JoAnn Agent. Mrs. Agent’s program was…

Caregivers should manage stress, balance other duties

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND, Miss. — Caring for an aging loved one can be overwhelming, especially when balancing the task with family obligations, work and self-care. The challenges caregivers face are different for everyone and depend on…

2015 Red Hills Car Show

The Red Hills Festival Car Show of 2015 was the best car show in Festival history with 126 entries and some of the most beautiful cars and and trucks you can imagine. There were some unusual vehicles like the County…

WLCTC honors students

From staff reports The Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center recently held their annual awards banquet at Lake Tiak-O’Khata. James Robert Webb, the Career and Technology Director welcomed everyone.

Take steps to prevent falls among older adults

By Brittany Jacks MSU Ag Communications STARKVILLE, MISS. — Preventable falls can lead to catastrophic problems for older adults, so it is important to be proactive. David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi University Extension Service and researcher with the…