Class learns about democracy and local, state government

From staff reports

Holly Preston’s third grade class at Fair Elementary prior to the November election received some direct learning about democracy and all levels of government in the country.

Preston used the presidential election contest between President Barack Obama … Read more

LHS Band marches to award winning sound

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Marching Wildcats earned a number of awards this season along with taking top spots in some major band competitions across the state.

“We challenged the students, and they responded … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Picked up a little more Thanksgiving news via telephone.

Winston Academy had the entire holiday week out. The entire Wells family of David and Penny and their three boys, Chris and Chasity and their two girls spent the week in … Read more

County to receive FSA disaster loan applications

“Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha County Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.

According to Mr. Naron, this authority is pursuant to Administrator Garcia’s declaration … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – December 6, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. Sam Crow and little daughter of Louisville spent Thanksgiving here in the home of Mr. and Mrs. H. E. Hunt. – Mr. and Mrs. J. A. Hickman and Mrs. … Read more

Nowell signs with DSU

From staff and press reports

Head softball coach Casey Charles announced eight new signees that will become members of the Delta State University Lady Statesmen Softball team in 2013-14.

Each of the players signed during the early signing period, which … Read more