Category: News

Library ‘crushing it’ with summer reading program

From press reports   Like the Hulk the Winston County Library is “Crushing it” with its Superhero themed summer program. Thanks to many local business sponsors, the library is able to bring many fun and educational programs to children and…


Recently, Jerry Kemp (center) of Winstonville Lodge # 277 received his pin and certificate for 50 years of membership from the Grand Lodge of Mississippi.

ECCC visitors

Winston County Officials Visit East Central Community College Winston County officials were special luncheon guests of the East Central Community College Board of Trustees during its June 2015 meeting on the Decatur campus.

Rotary Club busy in community

From staff reports The Rotary Club of Louisville meets each week at Lake Tiak O’Khata at noon and enjoy a time of fellowship and learning. Each week Louisville Rotarians host and enjoy outstanding programs that are informative and interesting. The…

Winston County Branch NAACP elected Delegates 106th Annual National Convention

The Winston County Branch NAACP held its regular monthly meeting at Center Ridge MB Baptist Church on Tuesday, May 19, 2015 with Charles Hampton presiding. Delegates were elected to attend the 106th Annual National Convention, July 11-15, 2015, Philadelphia, PA.…

A day for dad: The roots of Father’s Day

By Tresa Erickson Picture it. It’s the early 1900s, and while listening to a Mother’s Day sermon, a young woman begins to reflect on her life. She had lost her mother in her teens and was raised by her father.…

Awards FES

The Fair Elementary Special Education Class recently held an Achievement Celebration.  The teachers of this class are Miss Kay Dempsey, Mrs. Esther Coleman, and Mrs. Michele Freeman.

Ndiaye heads Outreach Center in Kosciusko

The Imani Community Outreach Center, 207 Poplar Street in Kosciusko, is a non-profit and minority owned business headed by Allie Ndiaye. The business provides varied services including home health care, medication administration, homemaking, respite care and mental health services.

Letters to the Editor – 06/17/15

Concerned over Road Maintenance This photo was taken last Saturday at the Farmers Market behind the old firehouse in Noxapater. Mayor Sammy Carter said Mr. Duran had promised to fix the holes in the parking lot. Well he put sand…

Local among Outstanding students

Outstanding Voc-Tech Students Honored Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF) and the Mississippi Department of Education (MDE) recently honored the 23 outstanding students enrolled in the “School to Work” construction and manufacturing courses in the 18 high schools in Mississippi. These…