Anna Hankins named Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016



Anna Hankins was recently named the 2016 Miss Amazing Jr. Teen in Mississippi.

Hankins is 13 years old. She attends Eiland Middle School. Her parents are Jennifer and David Hankins of Louisville. Her grandparents are Kathy and Bob Oldham, … Read more

Explore Mississippi’s beautiful state parks

Great egrets, such as this one resting at the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge in 2015, are not uncommon sights in Mississippi’s state parks. The refuge is located in Noxubee, Oktibbeha and Winston counties. (File photo by MSU Extension Service/Kevin Hudson)

By Evan O’Donnell
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippians are blessed with some amazing public lands across the state that offer opportunities for families, organized groups and individuals to experience the beauty of the state and its many outdoor … Read more

‘The Frightened Frog’ project continues


From press reports

Several members of the Town & Country Garden Club presented this project to Pre-School children on March 29 at the Winston County Library.

The children were from First Baptist Church. Approximately 12 children participated. They learned the … Read more

Womble graduates police training

Officer Womble receiving his certificate from the director of MLEOTA  , Retired Lt. Colonel Pat Cronin.

After 12 weeks of demanding training, 60 new police officers graduated April 7 including Louisville’s newest officer Dalton Womble.

The new officers came from all across the state to the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy in Pearl.… Read more