Category: News

Christmas time


WinstonStrong won first place in the schools, civics and churches category. See page 13 for article and more photos.… Read more

Locals hold fashion show with custom dresses from MSU apparel design class

Apparel design instructor Caroline Kobia, (l-r) is pictured with some of her apparel design students who collaborated for Project Runway Kids, including De’Marquis Weaver of Greenwood, Katie Brown of Olive Branch, Octavia Lewis of Richland, Jesse Newton of Eupora, and Katja Walter of Germany.

By Allison Matthews
MSU University Relations

Sixteen students in a Mississippi State University apparel design class delivered their final projects to the “clients” they were tailored for Saturday in Louisville, and the young girls receiving new dresses showcased them in … Read more

Living Nativity set to begin Dec. 22


From press and staff reports

The Living Nativity Drive Thru at Flower Ridge United Methodist Church will begin on December 22 and 23 from 6pm to 8pm.

In 1982 Flower Ridge started the Drive Thru after Scarlet Clark-Shepherd and Rev. … Read more

LMSD promoting rewards for attendance

Erick Mumoz appears with his bike along with officer Stacey Goss-Spiva, Fair Principal Leigh Ann Hailey, Betty Cotton and Superintendent McMullan.

From staff reports

Attendance in many Mississippi schools is not where the State Department of Education would like it be but the Louisville Municipal School District wanted to improve its numbers and with a program headed up by Compulsory School … Read more

Waters returning to Winston Library for book signing and calendar presentation


From press reports

Wyatt Waters returning to the Winston County Library on Wednesday, December 10 from 2 – 4.

Waters brings his 2015 calendar, “Paintings of Italy.” This calendar will take you on a tour of the country, including Venice, … Read more

For display


Mrs. Lowrey’s 5th grade world history classes at Winston Academy created edible Egyptian pyramids after reading the chapter on Egypt.… Read more

Louisville annual parade a success

Jazzy Jades perform

From staff reports

Louisville’s annual Christmas Parade was a huge success with over 90 entries that included horses, fire trucks, and the Jolly Old Elf himself, Santa Claus.

“We are so thrilled over the response that we received this year!” … Read more

ECCC Staff Members Honored for Assisting Soldiers

Command Sergeant Major John A. Thomas (center) recently visited the East Central Community College campus to present Command Sergeant Major Awards to Dr. Teresa Houston (left), vice president for instruction; and Deanna Rush, director of admissions and records. (EC Photo)

The ECCC staff members were recognized for their work in partnering with the 298th Combat Sustainment Support Battalion of the Mississippi Army National Guard to enroll students in courses and begin their advancement toward an associate’s degree. Also receiving an … Read more

Pet of week – 12/10/14

Pet of week

Please consider adopting an animal.  The shelter is full of animals in need of a home. This is Rally, a neutered boxer/bulldog mix.  Adoption fee – $20.  … Read more

ECCC adds 44 Warrior Corp Members

Winston County Warrior Corps Members
These East Central Community College students from Winston County are among new members of the Warrior Corps. Pictured are (first row, from left) Jade Smith, Samantha Morgan and Morgan Orr, all of Louisville; and Amy Hall of Nanih Waiya; (second row, from left) Madison Barnett and Anna Claire Webb, both of Noxapater; Madelon Taylor of Louisville and Megan Robinson of Nanih Waiya; and (back row, from left) Karla Higginbotham, Leslie Estes, and Channing Parkes, all of Nanih Waiya; Joelie Hill of Louisville and Logan Gregory of Nanih Waiya.  Warrior Corps is a select group of students who assist in recruiting and serve as hosts for special events on the Decatur campus. Student Services staff members Lanette Hanna and Romonica Evans serve as sponsors. (EC PHOTO)

Forty-four students were recently selected for membership in the East Central Community College Warrior Corps, a select group chosen to represent the College with recruiting endeavors and special events on the Decatur campus.

Joining the prestigious organization are … Read more