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

Your Town Mississippi to host event at Lake

From press reports

Representatives from more than 21 Mississippi communities will convene at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville next week [May 9-11] for an interactive workshop that focuses on community development using basic design and planning principles. Participants will produce … Read more

Buildings honored with award

From press reports

The Mississippi Heritage Trust is pleased to announce the list of the 2012 Heritage Award winners in Mississippi. This year 21 awards were given to outstanding preservation projects and people involved in preservation around the state at … Read more

Supervisors discuss road work plans

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed several road projects and covered other business in its first meeting in May. In the May 7 meeting, county road engineer Jimmy Kemp updated the board … Read more