Monthly Archives: June 2012

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – June 28, 1912 NOXAPATER: Quite a crowd of young people attended children’s day service at Hight last Sunday. – Mrs. C. C. Crawford of Weir was a guest of her son, Mr. W. T. Crawford, first…

[news) Trapsin

Fast food in Paris is on the street sold from an umbrella-covered cart or a street front counter with big windows “up” and crepes (very thin cakes) cooked right before your very eyes. The preferred flavor is Grand Marnier (orange…

Friends of Noxubee Refuge hold meeting

The Friends of Noxubee Refuge will hold its summer Membership Meeting on Thursday June 28 at 6:30 in the Refuge Visitor Center. The speaker for the meeting will be Tim Brooks,a Registered Forester and Certified Wildlife Biologist with the U.…

ECCC offers apprenticeship program at Centers

From press reports Instruction in the Core and Level 1 Industrial Maintenance Apprenticeship Program, a program designed to provide training for an entry level multi-craft maintenance technician, is being offered at two East Central Community College Training Centers: the Integrated…

Town and Country Garden Club Poetry Winner chosen

From press reports Each year in November, the Town and Country Garden Club holds a poetry contest, which is sponsored by the National Garden Club, Inc. This contest is offered to students in kindergarten through 9th grade. This contest helps…

UDC gathers for dedication

Submitted On June 16, members of the Mississippi Division UDC gathered at Grenada to dedicate the newest Jefferson Davis Memorial Highway Marker at the intersection of Highway 51 and Highway 8. It had been the desire of the Division for…

Groups come together to fight hunger in Mississippi

Tyson Foods announced today a partnership with the National Urban League to establish a grassroots, community-based hunger awareness and relief program that will provide resources to Mississippi citizens impacted by food insecurity. Dubbed the Urban League –Tyson Foods Hunger Project…

ECCC offers truckdriving program district wide

From press reports Earn your CDL by letting us bring the training to you at our Decatur, Louisville, and Philadelphia locations. To be eligible, you must be at least seventeen years old for an Intrastate License; twenty-one years old for…

LFD recruiting volunteers for open positions

From press and staff reports The Louisville Fire Department is in the process of recruiting volunteers to join their workforce. They are looking for persons who have the desire to serve Winston County as firefighters, safety educators, and more. The…