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Saturday, December 3, 2016

Public Service Commission Chairman Brandon Presley Applauds 20-year License Renewal of Grand Gulf Nuclear Power Plant

On Thursday, December 1, 2016, the Grand Gulf Nuclear Facility located in Port Gibson, Mississippi received a 20-year license extension from the Nuclear Regulatory Commission. Grand Gulf, which generates wholesale power for Entergy, produces enough power to equal almost 20 percent of the total energy demand in Mississippi. Today, Grand Gulf is the most affordable source of baseload electric energy in Mississippi as well as one of the cleanest sources of energy in regards to the environment.

Friday, December 2, 2016

Christmas Parade- Dec 5


Local Officer Graduates From Mississippi Law Enforcement Training Academy

On the Thursday, December 1, 2016 Officer Joshua Odom completed the 12-week basic training at the Mississippi Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy. He will now be a certified Law Enforcement Officer for Louisville Ms. Here is Officer Odom receiving his graduation certificate from Retired Lt. Colonel Pat Cronin Director of the Miss Law Enforcement Officers Training Academy. MLEOTA’s Basic Law Enforcement Officer Training consists of a twelve (12) week course of instruction offered to new full-time, sworn officers of municipal, county, and state law enforcement agencies.

Local receives PhD in Romance Studies from Duke University


Reginald Patterson received his PhD in Romance Studies from Duke University in 2016.  Patterson is the son of Eddie Littleton and Elmetra Patterson of Louisville, MS, grandson of Betsy Ann Eichelberger, son of McGee Avenue Baptist Church, Berkeley, CA, former student of Berkeley Young Musicians Program, former student of Oberlin College and Conservatory, a world traveler and now one of the few scholars in the world on Creole culture and few speakers of the Creole language with an earned Ph.D. from Duke University.

Dr. Reginald Patterson and his family moved to Louisville, MS in May, 2006 and he is proud to call Louisville his hometown even though he grew up in Milwaukee, WI and Berkeley, CA. He is grateful to former State Senator Giles Ward for being the principal author of Senate Concurrent Resolution 599 which recognized him for being the top (in the world) recipient of a prestigious French Graduate Writing Fellowship in 2014. He spent one year in Paris, France writing and researching his dissertation at the Musée du Quai Branly.

http://billstatus.ls.state.ms.us/documents/2014/html/SC/SC0599SG.htm

Since his Ph.D. is behind him, Dr. Patterson stated that he would like to have a concert in Louisville, MS within the next year playing both violin and viola.




Thursday, December 1, 2016

Missing Person - Possibly in Winston County

Local Law Enforcement and the Mississippi Bureau of
Investigation is asking for the public's help in locating Brian Andrew Cantrell.

Cantrell was last seen on 11-28-16. He is driving a 2013 Honda Civic SI - maroon in color (shown here) with a Rankin County Tag RFW 214.

Cantrell is a white male, 23 years old., 6'0" tall and weighing 230 lbs.When last seen he was wearing an American Eagle hoodie, jeans, black shoes and a cap.

The last GPS information from his phone indicated a ping off a cell tower located on Giffin Road in Winston County. This is near Hwy 14W.

If you have seen this individual or vehicle, please contact any of the following:

Mississippi Bureau of Investigation 228-234-5006
Raleigh Police Department 601-828-9383
Winston County Sheriff 662-773-5881

Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Kids & Carols Rescheduled

The Kids & Carols scheduled for Thursday evening, December 1st has been rescheduled for December 5th right after the Christmas Parade. Santa will be in front of the Courthouse as soon as he can park his sleigh, we will have the lighting of the Christmas Tree and the Louisville Lions Club will be serving hot chocolate for the kids.


Winston Co. Run Off Election Results

In Tuesday's run off elections for Northern District Supreme Court District 3 Position 1, Bobby Chamberlin defeated John Brady and Jack Wilson defeated Ed Hannan  for Court of Appeals District 3 Position 1. Here are the final unofficial totals for Winston County only -

Supreme Court:
John Brady-539
Bobby Chamberlin-335

Court of Appeals:
Jack Wilson-483
Ed Hannan-370