Monthly Archives: May 2012

Nanih Waiya Track team has productive year

From press reports The NW track team had a very successful season this year under the leadership of Coach David Frey. The Individual runners and relay teams had to place 4th place or better on the district level to qualify…

Local artisan wins contest for DAR Chapter

By Theresa Bridges Local artisan, Susan Clark, recently represented the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Nanih Waiya Chapter, when she entered a sculpture in the National DAR American Heritage Contest and won! The winning sculpture depicts the likenesses of…

Shiloh VFD hoping for tornado siren for community

From press reports The Shiloh Community answered the call from State Farm for a cause that would make a difference in there neighborhood. The Shiloh Volunteer Fire Department is trying to improve public safety by seeking funding for a tornado…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 10, 1912 The FRONT PAGE included a poem titled “The Titantic,” written by J. D. Strait of Louisville, Mississippi. The national news sections carried several stories about the tragedy. WEDDINGS: At the residence of the…

Teen’s death ruled accidental

By Russell Hood The Webster Progress-Times Authorities say the death of a Montgomery County teen-ager who fell out of a moving vehicle onto a Webster County road was accidental. Dillan Bryce Whitman, 17, of Kilmichael died following the April 28…

Red Hills Fest announces entertainment schedule

By Joseph McCain Winston County Journal With beautiful weather hoped for and guaranteed entertainment planned, the 32nd Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville for Memorial Day weekend May 25 and May 26 promises to be a need to attend…

Dianne Gregory

By: Allison Shanabrough Get inspired by the stories of cancer survivors from Winston County because there are only five weeks left until Relay for Life. As the countdown continues, Dianne Gregory is this week’s featured cancer survivor. Similar to last…

Homecoming meeting set

From press reports A Winston County Homecoming planning meeting is set for Thursday, May 3 in City Hall at 5:30 p.m.. The annual Homecoming event will be held on Saturday, May 26 in conjunction with Red Hills Festival. The group…