WA student takes second in state spelling bee

From press reports

Desiree Roby, a 6th grade student from Christian Home Educators
Connection, is Mississippi’s 2013 Spelling Bee Champion.

Desiree spelled the championship word dowager in the 26th round of
the Bee and will advance to the 86th Annual … Read more

NFusion VII welcomes Mayor James Young of Philadelphia

By Elmetra Patterson

Black History Month Celebration is generally celebrated in February
but spilled over into March with Mayor James Young of Philadelphia
meeting youth at NFusion VII, Louisville, MS for a celebration which
turned out to be a very … Read more

LHS Star Student and Star Teacher recognized

From press reports

Louisville High School Star student for 2013 is Matthew Matzek.

Matthew is the son of Keith and Lori Matzek. He is drum major for
the Pride of Louisville Marching Band and plays the saxophone.

Additionally, he is … Read more

Day dawns at WMC nursing home

From press reports

Going out to eat with a group of friends is one of life’s most
enjoyed pass times. Nothing beats good food coupled with good
conversation in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Realizing that the
residents at Winston Medical … Read more

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

From press reports

Winston Guards No. 2643 Mississippi Division United Daughters of the
Confederacy met in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata on February
4, 2013 at 5:30pm.

Hostess for the meeting were Connie Faye Estes and Eve Haggard. … Read more

Sales tax collections reflect growth

From staff and press reports

Consumer spending in Louisville continues to grow in spite of slow
economic growth throughout the Winston County Region.

Louisville’s sales tax collections in March totaled $131,833.91 up
over March 2012 by $3,914.10, or 3 percent. … Read more