Editorial roudnup

Third-grade gate may be unworkable

As everyone within education circles knows, Mississippi’s so-called third-grade gate is low to the ground.

In order to currently pass onto fourth grade, third-graders only have to show that they read better than the lowest Read more


Eveline Williams Newland

Dec. 10, 2016

Services for Eveline Williams Newland, 92, of Eupora were Dec. 13, 2016, at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with the Rev. Willy Weddle officiating. Burial was in Lollars Grove Cemetery.

Mrs. Newland was Read more

Winston County REPM gains new leadership

The local Retired Education Personnel of MS club gathered to celebrate their, Christmas party on December 1. President Tommie Joe Wylie announced the end of his tenure as president for the past 10 years.

“When I first became President of Read more

Local students earn statewide honors in MCEF Video Contest

Competition encourages greater understanding of career and technical fields

Members of the Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center welding class captured second place overall in the statewide #MCEFWorks video contest.

Sponsored by the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation, the competition invited Mississippi Read more

Christian Friends serve up annual food boxes

From staff reports


The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 13, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season.

The event is held every year and has become a Read more