NAACP Back to School Rally a success

From staff reports

The Winston County NAACP in partnership with the Louisville Municipal School District hosted the 3rd annual Back to School-Stay in School Rally Saturday, July 23 from 4-6 p.m. in the Louisville High School Auditorium.

A number of … Read more


Fredrick Louis Gunn
June 21, 2016

Fredrick Louis Gunn of Sturgis, 64, a truck driver, passed away Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at the University Medical Center in Jackson. Mr. Gunn was born January 1, 1952 in Washington, D.C.

The family … Read more

Mr. Edwin “Buddy” Tew

Louisville, MS

Graveside services for Edwin “Buddy” Tew were held Thursday, July 21, 2016, at 3:30 p. m. from Mars Hill Cemetery in Winston County with James Malbrough officiating. McClain-Hays Funeral Home was in charge of services.

Edwin “Buddy” Tew … Read more

Mr. George Mason Caraway

George Mason Caraway, 89, of Noxapater, MS, died peacefully on July 20 at the Veterans Administration Nursing Home in Kosciusko, MS. He was born on October 26, 1926, in Hickory, MS, to James Priestly Caraway and Ruby Nell Gunn Caraway. … Read more

Mr. Harold R. Weaver

Harold R. Weaver, 76, passed away surrounded by his loving family on Thursday, July 21, 2016, at OCH Regional Medical Center in Starkville, Mississippi. Visitation was on Saturday, July 23, 2016, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Nowell Massey … Read more

ICC selects All-American Band for 2016-17

Members of the Itawamba Community College All-American Band for 2016-17 include several area residents.

They are
Louisville – Adrian Thompson;
Philadelphia – Javonis Adams;
Kosciusko – Anna Lee Jones;
Eupora – Makayla Blakely;

The band is a service organization representing … Read more

Editorial Roundup

Trim the bloat in bureaucracy

When Mississippi legislative leaders announced recently a comprehensive study of the state’s tax structure and spending, they assigned one committee the task of examining the amount of bureaucracy involved in running state government. It’s an … Read more