Nanih Waiya student recognized by Plum Creek


From press reports

Plum Creek has awarded a $1,000 scholarship to a Nanih Waiya high school student. Since 2007, Plum Creek has annually awarded scholarships to exemplary high school seniors who plan to continue their education after graduation. The scholarships … Read more

DREAMS grant kicks off Summer Enrichment Program

DREAMS students Reese McAfee & Zycorra Lewis clap along during music class.

Submitted by Paige Watson

In its second year, the summer enrichment program named for a late Mississippi State University (MSU) alumna is creating a major impact in Winston County.

In 2013, the Mississippi Department of Education awarded a nearly $2 … Read more

Juneteenth event a success

The group begins the ceremony with setting of the flags.

An African proverb says “People who lack the knowledge of their pasts are like a tree without roots.”
The Voter’s League of Winston County has definately taken this African proverb to heart by celebrating with the Juneteenth Festival.

The celebration … Read more

Black recognized


The Louisville Board of Aldermen and Louisville Police Chief L.M. Claiborne recently recognized LPD officer Charlie Black on his retirement from the force.… Read more

Charity fun

Kiley Kirk was one of the politicians who took a dunk for charity.

The benefit for Brock Ward was a success Friday as hundreds of Winston Countians came out to support the 19 year old who was recently diagnosed with cancer. … Read more

Kelly wins 1st Congressional District Seat


From staff reports

North Mississippi voters made their voices heard on June 2 as Republican Trent Kelly won a special-election runoff to fill the vacant 1st Congressional District seat left void by the passing of the late Alan Nunnelee.

Kelly … Read more