Sunday, March 31, 2013

Board of Supervisors' Agenda for April 1

The Winston County Board of Supervisor's Agenda for April 1, 2013 is now available by clicking hereThis agenda is tentative and subject to change prior to the Board's meeting. To be placed on the agenda for future meetings, contact the Winston County Chancery Clerk's Office at 662-773-3631.

Saturday, March 30, 2013

Jr. Auxiliary's Easter Egg Hunt

The threat of rain may have reduced the size of the crowd but not the excitement for youngsters on Saturday morning as the Junior Auxiliary hosted their annual Easter Egg Hunt at Ivy Park. It took longer for the Easter Bunny to hide the eggs than it did for the kids to find them.

PCA Rodeo Continues Today

Someone is up bright and early this morning and waiting for the PCA Rodeo at the Louisville Coliseum to continue. Don't miss out on the action later today!

South Men, North Women Capture MACJC Basketball Contests

News Release: The South men and North women came away with victories in the annual MACJC All-Star Basketball Games held Thursday night in the Brackeen-Wood Physical Education Building on the East Central Community College campus in Decatur.

EC Players to Present Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat

News Release: The Biblical saga of Joseph and his coat of many colors is the storyline for the 2013 spring musical scheduled April 10-13, 2013, at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Friday, March 29, 2013

MSU Vet School Hosts Open House- April 5,6

MISSISSIPPI STATE – The Mississippi State University College of Veterinary Medicine invites visitors of all ages to attend its 28th annual Open House on April 5 and 6.

DARE Graduation Set

zjones1The Fifth Grade D.A.R.E. graduation will be held at the Louisville Elementary School Auditorium on Friday, April 19, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. Students from Louisville Elementary, Nanih Waiya, Noxapater, and Winston Academy will be participating.

Thursday, March 28, 2013

City Officials Welcome Another New Business to Louisville

Alderwoman Judy McLeod tries out the Tony Stewart Simulator Car as Alderman Dickie Caperton offers a little instruction! Chamber members and Louisville City Officials took part in the festivities to mark the grand opening of Bullock Express in downtown Louisville.

Board of Supervisors' Agenda for April 1

The Winston County Board of Supervisor's Agenda for April1, 2013 in now available by clicking here.This agenda is tentative and subject to change prior to the Board's meeting. To be placed on the agenda for future meetings, contact the Winston County Chancery Clerk's Office at 662-773-3631.

Ribbon Cutting at Bullock Express

Chamber Members and City Officials join Leigh, Terry and Parker Bullock
in Bullock Express Ribbon Cutting

LMSD Reviews Financial Audit

LMSD Board members met with school administration on Tuesday (March 26) to review the recently completed financial audit for 2012. Each year, the district is required to complete an audit of finances and financial procedures. This audit was conducted by the Watkins,Ward and Stafford accounting firm.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Beautiful weather ahead today and it may be the last work day of the week for some of you.....Junior Auxiliary's Easter Egg hunt is set for Saturday at 9:00 am at Ivy Park. Kids from 0-12 are invited......

Wednesday, March 27, 2013

ECCC Diamond Warriors Sweep Copiah-Lincoln

Press Release: Tim Anderson and Chase Domino combined for seven hits and five RBIs in leading East Central Community College to a 15-0 blowout of Copiah-Lincoln Community College in the first of two wins over the home standing Wolves Tuesday, March 26 on the Wesson campus.

MSU Offers Egg Hatching Program for Schools


20130327_egghatching.jpgMISSISSIPPI STATE – With the arrival of spring, hatching chicks is a popular topic of conversation in many Mississippi classrooms. Mississippi State University Extension experts are accepting requests for their hatch-out program, which takes the stress out of the egg-hatching process and allows educators to focus on the learning process. “Teachers can contact us, and we’ll bring an incubator with eggs that have already incubated for 18 days,” said Jessica Wells, Extension instructor at MSU’s Department of Poultry Science. “They’ll hatch over a three-day period. Teachers don’t have to handle or rotate the eggs, nor do they have to worry about taking care of the chicks over the weekend.”

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

LMSD Board met last night to review audit report from accounting firm.........there will be a ribbon cutting for Bullock Express on Thursday at 10:00 am.....tax deadline is fast approaching. AARP

Wildfire Prevention Highlighted

JACKSON -- The arrival of spring means outdoor chores are at the top of the to-do list for homeowners. But outdoor burning, coupled with the season’s weather conditions, raises the risk of wildfire for Mississippians.

Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Dine-Out-A-Day Program Implemented for Residents at WMC Nursing Home

News Release: Going out to eat with a group of friends is one of life’s most enjoyed pass times. Nothing beats good food coupled with good conversation in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere. Realizing that the residents at Winston Medical Center Nursing Home might enjoy the opportunity to dine together at some of Louisville restaurants, Marketing Director Brandi Krajewski began to make calls to local resturant owners and managers seeking opportunities for residents at Winston Medical Center.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

The search begins for a new LMSD Superintendent as the public had an opportunity last night to add input into criteria desired for a new hire.....Sheriff's website is up and going at

Citizens Provide a Long List of Criteria Desired in a New LMSD Superintendent

Dr. Fisher provides info on search
A small crowd of 55-60 citizens gathered on Monday evening (March 25) at the Louisville High School
Auditorium to add their input into criteria for a new Superintendent of Schools in the Louisville Municipal School District.

MACJC All-Star Basketball Games Set March 28 at ECCC

News Release: The state’s top community and junior college basketball players will have an opportunity to showcase their talents when the annual MACJC All-Star Basketball Games are held Thursday, March 28, 2013, at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Monday, March 25, 2013

ECCC Diamond Warriors/Itawamba Split Twin Bill

News Release: East Central Community College’s baseball team split decisions with Itawamba Community College in a non-division doubleheader played Sunday, March 24, 2013, at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex on the Decatur campus. The Diamond Warriors held on for an 8-7 victory in the opener and fell 11-6 in the nightcap.

Ryan Shotts of Louisville and Newton County High School product Xavier Franklin led EC’s offense in the opener.

Sheriff's Dept Website Now Online

The Winston County Sheriff's Department is now online. As part of the County's recent agreement to build an online presence, the website at http://winstonmssheriff.com is now active. This site gives visitors and local citizens contact information and updates from Sheriff Jason Pugh's Office. The site provides information on Department Staff, the Winston Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility, Crime Stoppers and the Citizen's Advisory Board.

New Staff Member at NFusion

NFusion VII of Winston and Oktibbeha Counties is pleased to announce that Leda Porter is the newest staff member to the NFusion team. Her title is Transitional Advisor - II/Cultural Linguistic Competence Specialist. NFusion, an innovative new project in Winston and Oktibbeha Counties, has been established to meet the needs of unique youth.

Community Stakeholders Meeting Tonight - LMSD

A public forum to provide input on the qualifications for the next LMSD Superintendent of Education will be held tonight (March 25) at 6:00 pm at the Louisville High School Auditorium. Dr. Harold Fisher of the Ms. School Board Association will be the presenter and facilitator of the meeting. The public is  highly encouraged to attend and participate.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Public forum tonight to discuss search for new LMSD Superintendent at LHS auditorium.........Ole Miss falls to La Salle 76-74 in NCAA Tournament....Winston Co. Sheriff's Office new website is up.

Citizens Provide a Long List of Criteria Desired in a New LMSD Superintendent

A small crowd of 55-60 citizens gathered on Monday evening (March 25) at the Louisville High School Auditorium to add their input into criteria for a new Superintendent of Schools in the Louisville Municipal School District.

Sunday, March 24, 2013

Good Friday Program- Dean Park

Dean Park Commissioners are inviting the public to attend the 3rd Annual
Good Friday Program at Dean Park under the Pavilion.
Time 12 noon -1pm
March 29, 2013
Prayers will be offered for local, state and country elected officials; schools,
families, communities and churches.
Please plan to attend.
Contact Claudell Weaver 773-9414 for more information.

Friday, March 22, 2013

Sheriff's Office to Provide NRA Handgun Class


The Winston County Sheriff's Office along with the Citizen's Advisory Board and the Board of County Supervisors is sponsoring a NRA Handgun Class on April 27.  Class size is limited to 25. (If sufficient demand, additional classes may be offered).

Instructor will include Jonathan Peeples, Certified Instructor along with assistance from Sheriff Department staff.  Cost is $75 - this covers NRA booklet, targets, refreshment, etc.

Weather Update

Rain is likely today and thru Saturday night with heaviest amounts on Saturday evening where rainfall amounts could reach up

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Winston Co. Sheriff's Office to sponsor a NRA handgun training class. We'll have details and more interesting info on the Dept. later today......... Ole Miss takes on

Thursday, March 21, 2013

Aldermen Cancel Hearing/Disapprove Zoning Change/Talk 911


The Louisville Board of Aldermen met on Tuesday night (March 19) in a regular scheduled meeting. A copy of their unamended agenda is available on their website at http://cityoflouisvillems.com.

The first major item on the agenda concerned a zoning variance request for 119 Smyth Lake Rd. by Community Counseling.

Red Hills Festival T-Shirts Available

It's time to order your t-shirts for the upcoming Red Hills Festival!. Get your order form by clicking here. Each year, the design from the winner of the Red Hills Art Contest is used on the Festival's t-shirt. This year's winner was Madelyn Ball.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Louisville Aldermen have canceled next week's public hearing on a proposed rental ordinance and put further discussion on hold........Winston Medical

Wednesday, March 20, 2013

The Jewel Shoppe

MSU Celebrates 75 Years of Edam Cheese




MISSISSIPPI STATE – Seventy-five years have passed since Mississippi State University began producing its distinctive Edam cheese.

To celebrate this major milestone, MSU’s Mississippi Agricultural and Forestry Experiment Station will host a celebration on Saturday, April 20, outside the MAFES Sales Store. Refreshments will be served at the free public event from 9:30 a.m. to noon.

Public Hearing on Rental Ordinance Canceled

Public Hearing on Rental Ordinance Canceled: The public hearing on the proposed rental housing ordinance for the City of Louisville which was scheduled for Tuesday, March 26, 2013 at 5:30 pm has been cancelled. The matter may be taken up at a later date and will be advertised as required. So ordered by the Mayor and Board of Aldermen on the 19th day of March, 2013.

ECCC Begins Search for New Men’s Basketball Coach

News Release: The search is under way for a new men’s head basketball coach at East Central Community College in Decatur. Maurice Bowie, who has led the Warrior basketball program since the 2006-07 season, submitted his resignation today (March 19) at the March meeting of the College’s Board of Trustees.

LMSD Elects New Board Officers and Sets School Calendar


The Louisville Municipal School District board met on Monday evening, March 18 and dealt with a number of issues including the election of new officers. Without any dissent, Cathy Edwards was nominated and elected Chairman of the School Board for the upcoming year.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Louisville Aldermen put any rental ordinance decisions on hold, cancel upcoming public hearing........Weather permitting, paving projects in

Tuesday, March 19, 2013

Officers Receive Certification at WCCRCF


Instructor David Edwards administers OC training
Thirteen officers took training at the Winston Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility recently and on  Tuesday (March 19) they received their Basic Detention Officer Certification as required by Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Training.

LMSD Public Meeting - March 25

The Louisville Municipal School District will hold a Stakeholders Meeting and open discussion.  This forum is to provide input on the qualifications for the next Louisville Municipal School Superintendent

Dev Places 2nd in State Spelling Bee

Winston Academy student Dev Jaiswal placed second in the statewide Spelling Bee held today (Tuesday- March 19). The Bee was broadcast on MPB today.  Jaiswal was the 2012 statewide winner. After surviving

ECCC Diamond Warriors Split Division Doubleheaders

News Release: East Central Community College’s baseball squad began MACJC South Division competition by splitting doubleheaders with visiting Pearl River Community College on March 12 and home standing Jones County Junior College on March 16.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

LMSD Board elects new officers in Monday's night meeting.........weather caused a short power outage in parts of Louisville and major hail damage in the

Monday, March 18, 2013

County to Work Toward a New Interlocal Agreement with City over 911

In Monday morning's Board of Supervisors meeting, District 2 Supervisor Luke Parkes made a motion to  rewrite the interlocal agreement with the City of Louisville over management of the current 911 system.

Winston Academy Student Takes 2nd Trip to State Spelling Bee

Dev Jaiswal, a student at Winston Academy is making his 2nd trip to the Mississippi Association of Educators Statewide Spelling Bee this week. Dev won the state competition in 2012

Winston County Under T- Storm Watch

Winston County and the surrounding area is under a severe thunderstorm watch until 9:00 pm on Monday night. In a special weather statement at 2:07 pm, the NWS issued this statement:

Ready2Read Program Looks for Community Support

Reading proficiency may be the biggest indicator of a student's success throughout their educational process and the biggest indicator in career success as an adult. The Louisville Municipal School District (LMSD) along with the PTO (Parent Teacher Organization) are working toward improving reading proficiency in

Did You Know?

A Pew Research Center report indicates that 50% of Americans now receive news and information from digital media such as WinstonWebNews. The internet is approaching the same level as television news due to the use of smart phones and tablets.
Paid subscriptions for news sites are increasing as well.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

The Winston Co Board of Supervisors meet this morning at 9:00 am............LMSD Board meets this evening at 5:30 pm...........Rain likely today with possible t-storms........Ole Miss makes NCAA

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Board of Supervisor's Agenda - March 18

Click here to see the agenda for the Winston County Board of Supervisor's Meeting scheduled for March 18 at 9:00 am. The agenda is subject to change and addition. To be placed on a meeting's agenda, please contact the Winston County Chancery Clerk's Office.

Saturday, March 16, 2013

Raising Backyard Birds Requires Planning


MISSISSIPPI STATE – In response to the increasing popularity of raising chickens for eggs and meat, Mississippi State University Extension experts are offering tips for people interested in starting their own flock of backyard birds.

Friday, March 15, 2013

Meeting Agenda, City of Louisville - March 19

Meeting Agenda, City of Louisville - March 19:
CITY OF LOUISVILLE
MEETING AGENDA / MUNICIPAL DOCKET

TUESDAY, MARCH 19, 2013  
Regular Meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.

Project Aims to Boost Native Bee Numbers


PEARL RIVER COUNTY – The Pearl River County Master Gardeners hope to boost the population of the Blue Orchard bee in south Mississippi with a project intended to attract this native pollinator to area backyards.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

  • East Louisville Baptist Easter egg hunt on Sunday - 4-6pm
  • Great weather expected over the weekend
  • IRS says 660,000 tax returns will be delayed due to software issues

Thursday, March 14, 2013

MSU Spring Plant Sale Set for April 5-6

MISSISSIPPI STATE –Mississippi State University’s horticulture club will inspire garden enthusiasts with a wide variety of plants at its annual spring plant sale.

Pet of the Week

This dog's name is Dolly and she is a Corgie mix. She is about two years and has been spayed. Dolly is loving and laid back.  For more information on Dolly or other animals at the Louisville Animal Shelter please call  at 662-773-4320 or visit the shelter located on 110 Thompson Street, Lousville, Ms. The shelter is open from 8 a.m. till 12 p.m. Monday- Friday.  Thank you.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

The Friends of Legion State Park meet this morning at 10 am..... The 2 suspects in the Winston Academy vandalism saw the courtroom

Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Winston Academy Suspects in Courtroom Today

Vandalism Suspects receive reduced bonds and waive preliminary hearing. Here's the latest from WCBI:
http://www.wcbi.com/wordpress/bond-reduced-for-winston-academy-vandalism-suspects

It's Not About the Quilt; It's About the Prayer


The old time quilting bee is almost a thing of the past but a few local women gather together on a regular basis to quilt for a special purpose. As part of their outreach program, the ladies of Pleasant Hill United Methodist Church began their Prayers & Squares ministry in 2005 and joined by women from other churches, the outreach has been going strong ever since.

Sign Up for Eagles Youth Football

There will be a sign up for the LOUISVILLE EAGLES YOUTH FOOTBALL TEAM for ages 7-12 on MARCH 16 2013 from 9am-3pm at the Eagles' practice field located on Ivy Avenue.

Emergency Management Website Online

Winston County's Emergency Management Agency is now fully online with its new website. The site's URL is http://www.winstoncountyema.com. The site will provide not only contact information for local EMA but provide information on the 911 Advisory Board and area Fire Departments.


Tuesday, March 12, 2013

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

After all this rain,we are looking at a nice week ahead.... Red Hills Seniors meet today at 11:00 at Louisville Coliseum...

Monday, March 11, 2013

Chancel Choir Leads in Musical Preparation for Easter


Once and For All, an overview of the Passion in musical and narrative forms, will be presented at 6 p.m., Sunday, March 24, 2013, by the Chancel Choir of First United Methodist Church in Louisville Mississippi.

Beautification Day held at Dean Park

L to R: Elmetra Patterson, Daniel Mittan, 
Charles Hampton and Ed Waldron

It was a beautiful day for beautification of Dean Park on Saturday, March 9, 2013. The wind was high but so was the temperature as various groups joined in with the Friends of Dean Park, Inc. to help maintain the beauty of the park.

WINSTON MEDICAL CENTER TO HOST A DISNEY CHARACTER DINING

In efforts to raise money for the 2013 Winston County Relay for Life, Winston Medical Center will host a Disney Character Dining Day. The event will be on

More Than 300 County Residents to Receive "Notice of Adjustment of Homestead" from MDOR

More than 300 Winston County residents may receive an unpleasant surprise in the mail from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (MDOR) in the next few days. 

Sunday, March 10, 2013

Welcome Caboose Receives Flag

The Caboose located on West Main that serves as a welcoming site for Louisville was recently upgraded with an American flag and pole.The idea was promoted through the Louisville Lions Club who provided the flag and the pole was funded through the generous donations of Robert and Amanda Taylor.

Sunday's Weather

Rain chances increase this afternoon but rain is most likely this evening. High temperatures today could reach the mid-seventies. 40% chance of precipitation after 1pm increasing to 90% tonight. Some storms could be severe with wind gusts to 30 mph and rainfall amounts could exceed more than an inch. Rain could continue  through late morning on Monday with highs in the mid 50's.

Saturday, March 9, 2013

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

City elections are set with only one contested race. See our previous post for details.. ..Youth Turkey season starts today - be careful out there......Daylight

Friday, March 8, 2013

Candidates For City Offices Now Set

The time to qualify for City of Louisville Elected Offices ended at 5:00 pm today. The primary election for Mayor, City Clerk and all Alderman positions is on May 7th while any required runoffs will be on May 21st. The general election is set for June 4th.  Several incumbents will retain most of the offices as they are not opposed. However the Alderman-At Large position has three candidates.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

A big crowd attended last night's Chamber Banquet as several locals were honored with awards.See our previous post for full info but special mention here for Julie Cunningham, Will Hill

Thursday, March 7, 2013

Chamber Banquet 2013 Awards

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Chamber Banquet 2013, a set on Flickr. To view- click on any photo
This year's Winston County Chamber Banquet Award Winners:

Forestry Award - Tommy Boydstun
Farmer of the Year - Deana French
Retailer of the Year - Uptown Lily & Framin Shoppe
Woman of the Year - Julie Cunningham
Man of the Year - Will Hill
Service Award - Lake Tiak O'Khata
Industry of the Year - Taylor Machine Works
Lifetime Achievement Award - Larry and Barbara Howell

ECCC’s State SkillsUSA Contest Winners

March 7, 2013 Cutline: These East Central Community College career-technical students received various honors at the State SkillsUSA Competition held recently in Jackson. Award winners include

From Star Herald

Skilled workers needed to fill jobs:
While presenting the Attala County Board of Supervisors with complete results of the Mid-Mississippi Job Fair Monday, Kosciusko-Attala Development Corporation President Steve Zea said that welding positions are going unfilled in our area and surrounding area because of lack of skills.

Schedule Changes for Louisville High Baseball

Couple of schedule changes from Coach Cox's Twitter Acct. Saturday at Aberdeen at 1:00 pm Varsity only. Wednesday's game with West Lauderdale in Meridian has been cancelled. The game with Raleigh at 12:00 on Wednesday is still on schedule.

ECCC Softball Squad Hammers MS Delta

March 7, 2013 News Release: Winning ways continue for East Central Community College’s fast-pitch softball squad, which recorded a doubleheader sweep of Mississippi Delta Community College Wednesday, March 7 on the Morehead campus.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Warmer weather is headed our way as it warms up further through the weekend.....The Winston County Chamber Banquet is tonight at 6:00 pm at Lake Tiak O'Khata.

Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Supervisors Set ECCC Board Members Terms

The Winston County Supervisors adopted a rotating appointment schedule for East Central Community College Trustees from the County on Monday at the request of the school.

Louisville Aldermen Deal with Web Issues/ MDA Funds/Asphalt Bids/Cell Tower

The Louisville City Aldermen dealt with a limited agenda on Tuesday night. In addition to normal city business, the Board approved the following:

Mann Addresses ECCC Black History Month Crowd

March 6, 2013 Cutline:The Rev. Marcus Mann is shown during his remarks at East Central Community College’s annual Black History Month Program held Feb. 27, 2013, in the Vickers Fine Arts Center on the Decatur campus.

Refuge Newsletter is Available Here

The Spring Newsletter from the Sam D. Hamilton (Noxubee) Refuge is now available. Those interested can view it online at the following link:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1IGh29GbL0ekVrUv8jKeN8qwI-IOOM1PPyZelFkJQrEU/pub

from wtok

Meridian Woman Missing: Meridian police say Jamie Wilkes is missing.

from neshoba democrat

DUCK DYNASTY: Chief Phyllis J. Anderson presents a gift basket to Jep and Si Robertson during their visit last week to Pearl River Resort.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Some county residents may receive letters noting problems with their homestead exemption. Chancery Clerk Julie Cunningham says changes in Dept of Rev

Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Winston County Citizens May Receive Notice of Adjustment to Homestead This Week

Over 300 citizens of Winston County will receive a Notice of Adjustment in Homestead from the Chancery Clerk’s office this week. These letters are processed from the Mississippi Department of Revenue (DOR).

Winston County to Develop Website

The Winston County Supervisors signed an agreement on Monday for the development of a county government website with McCully & Associates, the parent company of WinstonWebNews.

Mayor's Youth Council Attends Summit

Members of the Mayor's Youth Council attended the State Youth Summit over the weekend (March 1-2) at the University of Southern Mississipi in Hattiesburg. The Summit is sponsored by the Mississippi Municipal League. This is Louisville's second year of participation on the program. The youth were escorted by Mayor Will Hill, Lori Black and Thomas "Pup" Kelly.


Dean Park Beautification Day

Friends of Dean Park, Inc. invites you to participate in its quarterly Beautification Day at Dean Park, Hwy 15 South,Louisville, MS on March 9. This is a great time for those students,

From WTVA

Positively Mississippi: Big Red Fire Museum: Historical treasures can be found inside museum in Louisville.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Louisville Aldermen meet tonight at 5:30....Today is the last day to buy tickets to the Winston Co Chamber Banquet on Thursday - available at Chamber office.....LPD warns of a rash of vehicle

Monday, March 4, 2013

Fair Elementary and McDonalds Team Up for McTeacher Night

Teachers and Staff from Fair Elementary got a change of pace from their regular responsibilities as they participated in McTeacher Night at Louisville's McDonalds on Monday night (March 4).

Sheriff's Dept Raids Local Club on Saturday Night

The Winston County Sheriff's Department made three arrests over the weekend at the Reality Lounge due to alcohol violations. Working in conjunction with ABC, MBI, and the Louisville Police Department, the Sheriff's Office raided the property located on Old Stockyard Road at the junction of Hwy 25N and Hwy

Louisville Police Warn of Car Burglaries

The Louisville Police Department would like to make local citizens aware of a recent rash of vehicle burglaries in the community. The thefts are centered in the western part of Louisville.

ECCC Softball Squad Sweeps Baton Rouge

March 4, 2013 News Release: East Central Community College’s fast-pitch softball squad improved to 10-4 overall following a doubleheader sweep of Baton Rouge Community College Thursday, Feb 28 on the Baton Rouge (La.) campus.

NEWS IN A NUTSHELL

Winston Co Supervisors meet this morning....Ms doctors at Blair Batson appear to have cured an infant of HIV through aggressive early treatment.....Anna Claire Webb of Noxapater is this

Chamber Holds Ribbon Cutting for Body By Vi

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce welcomed new business owner, Sheri Gordon, with a ribbon cutting on  March 1 at 11:00 a.m. Sheri will be selling Body by Vi

Homestead Exemption - Do You Need to Re-Apply?

Larry Woodward, Winston County Tax Assessor would like to remind all property owners of Winston County that the deadline to file for Homestead Exemption is April 1 of each year. The filing period begins on January 1.

Sunday, March 3, 2013

Red Hills Art Contest Winner Announced

Madelyn Ball with winning artwork
The 2013 Chamber of Commerce/ Red Hills Festival art winner is Madelyn Ball, daughter of Rooster and Jennifer Ball. The Red Hills

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Winston Co Distinguished Young Woman Program Winners

Saturday Night's Distinguished Young Woman Program:
2014 DYW WINNER - Anna Claire Webb

Friday, March 1, 2013

Photos from Mayor's Youth Leadership Program

Area students were recognized on Thursday night (Feb 28) for their participation in Protocol and Etiquette training through the Mayor's Youth Leadership Program.read our full article on WinstonWebNews.

City Recognizes Area Youth for Protocol and Etiquette Training

Victoria Burton
Area students were recognized on Thursday night (Feb 28) for their participation in Protocol and Etiquette training through the Mayor's Youth Leadership Program. The buffet banquet at Lake Tiak O’Khata was attended by students, parents, grandparents, mentors and city officials.

Cat in The Hat Visits Fair Elementary


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from FairElem - Twitter: The Cat in the Hat himself was on the Fair Elementary campus today to celebrate Read Across America Day and Dr. Seuss's Birthday! Sam I Am and Horton and the Who's were not in attendance!

Photos from Mayor's Leadership Banquet

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2013 Protocol and Etiquette, a set on Flickr.
Participants in the City of Louisville Mayor's Leadership Protocol and Etiquette Program were recognized on Thursday night.. see our article on WinstonWebNews http://winwebnews.com
coming up later this evening.