REPM to recognize benchmark of 3 sheriffs

From staff reports The Retired Education Personnel of Winston County will once again honor former students of the county who are now serving as elected law enforcement officials during its upcoming Sept. 1 meeting at 1 p.m. in Louisville City…

4-H offers gardening event

Submitted 4-H is offering a workshop for youth Tuesday, September 13 at 5:00 p.m. at the Winston County Extension Office. Exploring Gardening with 4-H will teach you how to plan a garden, how to plant vegetables, fruits, herbs and landscape…

Culinary Arts hosts Willers

Submitted Mrs. Jamey Willers, Registered Dietitian for Winston Medical Center, shared a presentation with Mrs. Helen Black’s Culinary students at the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center (WLCTC) recently. Mrs. Willers encouraged the students to ‘Take charge of Your Own Health’.…

Obituaries

Mr. William Henry “Bill” Jeffries August 20, 2016 Funeral services for Mr. William Henry “Bill” Jeffries, 86, were held at Friendship Baptist Church Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at 11 a.m. Rev. Junior Davis and Rev. Gene O’Brian officiating. Burial at…

What journalists and newspapers do

By DAVID CHAVERN When Louisiana began flooding earlier this month, news coverage was split between the 2016 Rio Olympics and the upcoming presidential election. This was the worst natural disaster since Hurricane Sandy, and you barely saw it on TV…

Editorial roundup

Let your views be known State Rep. Jay Hughes, D-Oxford, is making more waves in the Mississippi  Legislature than the typical freshman lawmaker. The former Oxford city alderman and public school advocate is the one who  sued Republican House Speaker…