Monthly Archives: March 2013

Sports schedule

MARCH 20 Junior College Baseball 3 p.m. — Southwest Miss. at ECCC (DH) 4 p.m. — Miss. Delta at EMCC (DH) College Softball 6 p.m. — Louisiana-Lafayette at MSU 6 p.m. — Samford at Ole Miss MARCH 21 Prep Baseball…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –March 21, 1913 NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. Claud Mitchell are receiving congratulations upon the arrival of a girl at their home on the morning of the 16th. – The ladies of the Baptist church will give a…

Let’s be Neighbors

Well, it is St. Patrick’s Day and the Hooks family has not moved into the Habitat For Humanity Home built for them by donated materials and volunteer labor. The family was supposed to have moved in by Christmas. What is…

Refuge to begin controlled burns

From press reports Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge plans controlled burns to improve habitat and reduce wildfire danger today through April in Noxubee, Oktibbeha, and Winston Counties. The controlled burns will remove overly crowded vegetation that does not…

Pilots go green for St. Patrick’s Day

by Theresa Bridges The Pilot Club of Louisville met on Thursday, March 14 at Lake Tiak O’Khata with tables decorated with green shamrocks, leprechaun hats, and pots of gold in honor of St. Patrick’s Day. Not to be outdone by…

Beautification Day held at Dean Park

by Elmetra Patterson 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…

Municipal elections see few qualifiers

From staff reports Local municipal elections gained few candidates to the ballot besides the incumbents already in place. In Louisville, Alderman- At-Large Frances Ball will face democratic challenger Stacy Thames in the party primary and Larry Veazey, an independent, in…

Banquet honors those who give back to community

From staff reports The Winston County Chamber of Commerce presented eight awards to members of the chamber and Winston County community at its annual Chamber Awards Celebration and Dinner on Thursday, March 7. “The annual awards banquet is a time…