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Shiloh VFD hoping for tornado siren for community

From press reports

The Shiloh Community answered the call from State Farm for a cause that would make a difference in there neighborhood. The Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department is trying to improve public safety by seeking funding for a tornado … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 10, 1912 The FRONT PAGE included a poem titled “The Titantic,” written by J. D. Strait of Louisville, Mississippi. The national news sections carried several stories about the tragedy. WEDDINGS: At the residence of the … Read more

Teen’s death ruled accidental

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times

Authorities say the death of a Montgomery County teen-ager who fell out of a moving vehicle onto a Webster County road was accidental. Dillan Bryce Whitman, 17, of Kilmichael died following the April 28 … Read more

Red Hills Fest announces entertainment schedule

By Joseph McCain Winston County Journal

With beautiful weather hoped for and guaranteed entertainment planned, the 32nd Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville for Memorial Day weekend May 25 and May 26 promises to be a need to attend … Read more

Dianne Gregory

By: Allison Shanabrough

Get inspired by the stories of cancer survivors from Winston County because there are only five weeks left until Relay for Life. As the countdown continues, Dianne Gregory is this week’s featured cancer survivor. Similar to last … Read more

Library planning for summer after ‘Fancy Nancy Party’

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Library staff will be encouraging reading throughout the summer with a number of programs for young children and teens. The summer program’s registration will begin May 18. The children’s program … Read more

Homecoming meeting set

From press reports

A Winston County Homecoming planning meeting is set for Thursday, May 3 in City Hall at 5:30 p.m.. The annual Homecoming event will be held on Saturday, May 26 in conjunction with Red Hills Festival. The group … Read more

WCEDD provides a ‘Salute to Success’

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

They are the top 5 percent and they were recently recognized for their academic efforts. The Honor Students from all five schools in the county were recently honored with a Salute to Success … Read more

Students succeed highlight for Sutphin

Of all the accomplishments during Dr. Phil A. Sutphin’s 12-year tenure as East Central Community College’s seventh president, his fondest memory is a simple one: watching students graduate. “Whether it is a Commencement in May, a GED Graduation Ceremony or … Read more