Mini fire academy teaches safety and more

Detrick Sanders, LFD fireman, shows how the fire truck works.

From staff reports

Many children dream of growing up to become a firefighter. All parents want their children to learn important safety skills. Louisville Fire Department’s Children’s Mini Fire Academy satisfies them both.

The recent five-day academy for children aged … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park breaks ground

The symbolic first shovel of dirt is picked up.

From staff reports

The June 25 groundbreaking for the 15-acre Nanih Waiya Community Park was truly a community effort.

To date, more than $100,000 in private and in-kind donations and grants have been raised for the park project, which started … Read more

Now open: Twisted Frozen Desserts

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Twisted Frozen Desserts celebrates its ribbon cutting with county and city officials, Chamber members, and DYW Kenley McMullan.

From staff reports

Just in time for summer, Twisted Frozen Desserts has opened its doors on Hwy 14 in Louisville near Subway.

Owner Lori Mitchell said she opened the ice cream and dessert store with a desire to provide sweet … Read more

A successful summer for DREAMS


From staff reports

Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) wrapped up another successful summer program on June 30.

More than 200 students were enrolled in this year’s DREAMS program, which provided enrichment … Read more

Louisville Medical Clinic now open

New Louisville Medical Clinic

From staff reports

Just more than a year after an F4 tornado destroyed Winston County’s hospital, three physician clinics and a nursing home, the new Louisville Medical Clinic has opened its doors.

The 12,000-plus square-foot clinic, located at highways 25 … Read more