Tips to help children cope with tragedy, loss

Anna Hughes, a field technical assistant with the Early Years Network helped with post-tornado child care at a Red Cross Shelter in Louisville, Mississippi in May, 2014. (Submitted photo)

By Amy Barefield
MSU Early Years Network

STARKVILLE, Miss. — One of the most difficult tasks a parent or provider will face is guiding children through the grief and instability brought on by tragedy.

Natural disasters, terrorism, mass shootings, deaths … Read more

Wedding: Bates-Brantley

Mr. Jess Martin Brantley and Miss Kayla Elizabeth Bates

Bates, Brantley to exchange vows in December 12 ceremony:
Mr. and Mrs. Jimmy Wayne Bates of Philadelphia announce the engagement of their daughter, Kayla Elizabeth Bates, to Mr. Jess Martin Brantley, son of Mr. and Mrs. Don Martin Brantley of … Read more

Winston County UDC holds monthly meeting

Joey Partridge presents a program.


The Winston Guards 2643 UDC held their monthly meeting at Lake Tiak O’Khata on Monday night October 5, 2015. Hostesses for the meeting were Robin Black and Earline Stewart who had decorated the tables with the colors of fall.… Read more

Community Helpers

At the library.

The First United Methodist Church of Louisville recently organized a Community Helpers Week, which allows the staff of the church to introduce different community helpers to the children and to their parents for them to meet and know the men … Read more