Mississippi Pilots attend 27th Annual Convention

The Pilot Club of Louisville recently shared their signature project, BrainMinders, with students at Grace Christian and Noxapater Attendance Center.  With an emphasis on protecting the brain, puppets such as Brave Bob Beagle, Hero Horse,  and Wise Old Owl stressed the importance of "Play Safe.  Play Smart".  Employees from The Mississippi Department of Rehabilitation Services were on hand to distribute helmets to all students. 


Members of the MS District of Pilot International assembled on April 17-18, 2015, at The Clarion Inn and Summit Convention Center in Tupelo for their 27th Annual Convention and Leadership Conference.  Members spent Friday night and all day Saturday … Read more

Focus Manor residential facility opening soon

Focus Manor, 302 John C. Stennis Drive/Jones Avenue, Louisville, MS (photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

Focus Manor, a residential facility, seeks physically handicapped applicants for 14 large one bedroom apartments which are scheduled to open on June 1, 2015. Dr. George A. Miller announced on Friday, April 24, that only 6 people have requested applications … Read more

Flying in blue skies for 53 years

Kirk receiving his award from Larry Wells of the FAA.

Rerun for readability from 4-22-15 edition

By Joseph McCain
Winston County Journal

“Your dreams can give your life wings,” anonymous.

Ben Kirk’s dreams gave his life wings.

As a young boy, Kirk dreamed of being a pilot while his father … Read more

Picking up the pieces and more

The house after repairs and one year following the storm.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

As we go about our everyday lives, we do not recognize the significance nature has on it. Sometimes nature must show us its significance by unleashing a natural disaster. Natural disasters – hurricanes, … Read more

Relay For Life raises funds, spirits

Hannah Freeman points out a luminary during the ceremony at the end of the Winston County Relay for Life.

From staff reports

Several hundred residents laced up their running shoes and opened their purses and wallets for the Relay For Life Winston County event April 24.

“We had a good turnout even with the threat of bad weather and … Read more