Category: News

LFD to sponsor Kids Fire Academy

On June 22-26 Louisville Fire Department will be starting back up with our annual Fire Academy for Kids camp. We will only have enough room for 35 kids from ages 6- 12. Registration forms can be picked up at City…

Letters to the Editor – 05/06/15

Vote May 12 With so many challenges facing our America, it sometimes feels like our country is past the point of no return. The huge national debt, the erosion of moral values and a threats from terrorists abroad

MDOC plans to remove state inmates from county work programs

From press reports JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections plans to end the Joint State County Work Programs beginning Aug. 1. MDOC will be able to redirect $3.2 million to other budgetary needs as a result of moving inmates…

Let’s Be Neighbors – 05/06/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. Winston Garden Club held the April meeting on the pavilion at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Johnna Williamson and Charlotte Files, hostesses. Sherry Anderson helped Johnna decorate pavilion as Charlotte does not get…

Memories of our County – 05/06/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. The Coffee Pot Today, when one wants a cup of hot coffee, all one has to do is drop a small container of ground coffee into a receptacle on…

Editorial Roundup – 05/06/15

Counties like state inmates Mississippi’s new corrections commissioner says it makes no financial sense to pay counties to house and work state inmates when he has open beds at the 17 state-run Community Work Centers. Therefore, come Aug. 1, Marshall…

ECCC Football Camps scheduled in June

Football camps for young athletes are scheduled during June at East Central Community College in Decatur, announced Ken Karcher, Warrior head coach. Coach Karcher said each camp “will stress the fundamentals and techniques with our primary objective focusing on quality…

Legals – 05/06/15

IN THE CHANCERY COURT OF WINSTON COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI WINSTON COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF HUMAN SERVICES BY MARGIE SHELTON, AND JOSHUA FITZGURALD JONES, A MINOR, BY AND THROUGH HIS NEXT FRIEND, MARGIE SHELTON – PETITIONERS VS. FLORENCE MARIE CARTER AND UNKNOWN PUTATIVE…

Obituaries – 05/06/15

Mae Grosie Miller Funeral services for Mrs. Mae Grosie Miller, 81, were held at 2 p.m., May 2 at New Zion M.B. Church in Louisville. Rev. Kevin A. Brown officiated. Burial followed in the church cemetery. Mrs. Miller was a…