Category: News

Republican Women to host monthly meeting

The Republican Women of Winston County will host their monthly meeting March 20 at  6 P.M. at Lake Tiak O’Khata. The featured guest will be Senator Michael David Watson, Jr. . Watson was born on December 22, 1977 in Pascagoula.…

ECCC to implement new automation and control technology program for Fall 2017

East Central Community College students will have a new career option beginning with the fall 2017 semester as the college implements a program in Automation and Control Technology, pending approval by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on…

ECCC SkillsUSA participants win state honors

Submitted East Central Community College students captured top awards in nine areas of competition during the 2017 Mississippi SkillsUSA state competition held recently. Award winners included Larry Reid of Lake, first place in related technical math; Jacob Perry of Louisville,…

Calendar of Events

DARE Graduation to be held The DARE graduation will be held at 9 a.m., April 17 at the Louisville Elementary School. Ribbon cutting/ dedication April 28th at 10:00 for the Ribbon Cutting of the new hospital.   Get Checked, Be…

Gobbling activity fluctuates throughout hunting season

By Jacob Dykes MSU Extension Service With spring comes turkey season and the countless hours spent listening for the chill-inducing gobble of a big tom. The adult, male turkey, called a tom or gobbler, produces these calls in an attempt…

ECCC PBL students receive top honors in state competition

Members of East Central Community College’s Theta Chi Chapter of Phi Beta Lamda received top honors during the State Leadership Conference and 20 members placed first or second in at least one event, which qualifies them for national competition this…

Deadline for general bill discussions passes

From Rep. Joey Hood. Wednesday of this week marked the deadline for the House to discuss general bills that passed through the Senate earlier this session. The deadline to discuss appropriations and revenue bills passed by the Senate will occur…

Summer Youth positions available at Refuge

Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18.  Whether interested in wildlife careers, summer employment or job experience this is a great opportunity. Positions are available through the…

Noxapater Municipal elections set

From staff and press reports The town of Noxapater has released the list of candidates for the June 6 general election. All five aldermen are seeking re-election without any opponents which means all will serve another four-year term. The aldermen…

Qualified homeowners consider lower tax bills

Writer: Keri Collins Lewis MSU-EXT-AgCommNews Homeowners have until March 31 to file for a homestead exemption, which may help lower their annual tax bills. Jason Camp, an instructor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service Center for Government and Community…