Wildfire prevention highlighted in March

From press reports JACKSON — The arrival of spring means outdoor chores are at the top of the to-do list for homeowners. But outdoor burning, coupled with the season’s weather conditions, raises the risk of wildfire for Mississippians. Don Bales,…

Calendar of Events

Easter Week services set March 25-29 Winston Baptist Association Easter holy week services South Louisville Baptist Church WEDNESDAY: Rev. Charles Rook, Pastor of Crystal Ridge Baptist Church “My God, My God, Why Have You Forsaken Me?” THURSDAY: Dr. Mike Smith,…

ECCC announces SkillsUSA district winners

From press reports East Central Community College in Decatur recently hosted the Mississippi SkillsUSA Championships for Region 3. Approximately 185 area students participated in the annual event. All winners advanced to state competition held in February in Jackson. Those receiving…

Let’s be Neighbors

In last week’s column, complaints were made about the fact that the Habitat For Humanity House built in 2012 was complete but not yet having a family move into it. Glenda Johnson, president of the local organization, was nice enough…

Area schools named as value added schools in English II

From press reports MISSISSIPPI STATE, Miss— Local school from the Louisville Municipal School District has been recognized at the recent statewide conference of the Program of Research and Evaluation of Public Schools (PREPS) for being named as a Value Added…