Grant to MSU, Louisville schools to aid students

Front row: L to R: Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Dr. Teresa Gamill - MSU, Senator Giles Ward, Dr. Teresa Jayroe- MSU, and Gale Gregory,  Back row: Mark Dillard,  Dr. Richard Blackbourn - MSU, Rep. Michael Evans, and LMSD Superintendent Ken McMullan.

STARKVILLE, Miss.—A nearly $2 million grant awarded to Mississippi State’s College of Education and the Louisville Municipal School District will be used to help boost at-risk student achievements through academic tutoring, teacher intervention and literacy training.

Announced Monday [Aug. 26] … Read more

Marriage event inspired attendees

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Nationally known speaker and author Robert Little inspired all those who attended Friday night’s Marriage Enrichment Event.  The event was sponsored by the Building Strong Families program.  The audience at Lake Tiak-O’Khata was encouraged by Mr. … Read more

DAR workshop held for members in Columbus

Submitted by Bettye Forster


Nanih Waiya Chapter DAR members Pam Kirk and Janis Tabor attended the recent Hills District genealogical workshop in Columbus.

An excellent speech on how to trace your family was given by State Regent Billie Breedlove. … Read more

Sweets for September: Brock’s new recipes

Can you tell that autumn is already in the air? It’s still mighty hot and sticky outside, but there is a change in the air. Fall is almost here. So I have included for you three new super sweet recipes … Read more

Girl Scouts increase membership

The Girl Scouts of the United States of America’s most recent internal report lists the Girl Scouts Heart of the South council as one of only seven councils nationwide that saw an increase in membership this fiscal year.

Girl Scouts … Read more