Category: News

Seminar on stopping human trafficking rescheduled date upcoming

New date is Aug. 7 From staff reports   Human trafficking is believed to be the third largest criminal activity in the world and it’s happening in Mississippi. Organizations dedicated to preventing the heinous crime are now working to inform…

Annual Miles Reunion Held

Descendants of Elzy Miles and William Bradford Pettus Miles met at 10:00 A.M. at Lake T’Okhata Saturday June 17th, 2017 for their annual meeting. After a time of getting reacquainted and fellowship and a prayer of thanksgiving for the meal…

MDWFP to Host Pond Management Workshop in Winston County

LOUISVILLE – The Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) Fisheries Bureau is hosting a pond management workshop in Winston County. The workshop will be hosted at Legion State Park, in Legion Lodge, located at 635 Legion State Park…

News of the Past

100 Years Ago – July 27, 1917 LOUISVILLE:  Born, to Mr. and Mrs. Melvin McCully. a fine girl on the 16th inst., so reports Dr. Davis. –  Messrs. A. W. and Bill Sullivan left Wednesday for Jackson where they go…

Annual Camp Good News celebrates another summer success

From staff and press reports   The Second Annual Camp Good News was a great success last week with 52 students and 23 youth and adult volunteers. The students enjoyed fun-filled days with games, songs, Bible stories, and skill building…

ECCC Practical Nursing Program Graduates

Graduates of East Central Community College’s Practical Nursing Program received special recognition at the annual pinning ceremony held recently on the Decatur campus. Students who completed the 12-month program and their respective hometowns include (first row, from left) Tracy Holder…

Icedora Jones Ball celebrates 101st Birthday

By Elmetra Patterson Icedora Ball 101 years old 3   On July 15, 2017, Mrs. Icedora Jones Ball celebrated her 101th Birthday at Mt. Sinai MB Church in Louisville, MS.  She was born July 16, 1916.   Mrs. Ball was looking…

Library Fun

Children and adults enjoyed ventriloquist Johnny Lowe and Hunter the Super-Amazing Purple Cat on Tuesday, July 11 at the Winston County Library.  “Thank you to Rives & Reynolds Lumber  Company for sponsoring this program,” said librarian Beth Edwards.  “Without our…

ECCC presents High School Equivalency Diplomas

Twenty-six students received their High School Equivalency (formerly GED) diplomas during graduation ceremonies July 11 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Graduates included (first row, from left) Briana Mordecai of Carthage, Jered Frith of Lake, Tyla Harrison of Forest,…