Category: News

Woman with local ties missing in New Orleans

From press and staff reports Chanda Stevens Smith went missing early Sunday morning in New Orleans, LA. Authorities say that 38 year old Smith was last seen leaving the Sheraton hotel at around 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Smith has not…

Winston County Farmer’s Market open for fourth year

From staff reports The Winston County Farmers Market in Louisville began its fourth year of service to the county June 16, 2016 at the Louisville Coliseum. The Farmers Market was certified by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce as…

Jail docket

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed and have not been convicted in court. The information contained herein is derived from public records. Persons are innocent…

Hood recognized

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting economic principles and employer issues, leadership in committee and floor debates…

Branning recognized

Senator Jenifer B. Branning was honored as a BIPEC Business Champion during a presentation at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, for voting in favor of pro-business legislation and helping to create a business friendly environment in Mississippi. Branning…

Reunion of LHS Class of 1959 held at Lake

June 11, 2016, members of Louisville High School’s Class of 1959 gathered at Lake Tiak-OKhata from 5:00 until 9:00 pm for their annual Reunion. After checking in with Joe Crowson, members began the process of remembering shared events from the…

D.R.EA.M.S program assists assessment improvements

From press & staff reports Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Louisville Municipal School District’s (LMSD) Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) held its Summer Advisory Board Meeting June 28 to showcase…

MS Jewelers Association host event

This past weekend at The Mill in Starkville, MS, Mississippi Jewelers Association met for their 65th Annual Convention. From Friday until Sunday, they were inspired by speakers in the jewelry industry, they networked and then celebrated with a banquet.  The…

2016 Chyna Unique Willis Scholarship presented to Montana Eichelberger

By Elmetra Patterson Montana Eichelberger was presented the Chyna Unique Willis Scholarship, Saturday, June 25, 2016, at the Calvary Apostolic Church, Louisville, MS. Chyna Willis passed in 2012 at the young age of 13 years. The theme for the 2016…

Calendar of Events

Homecoming event July 1-3 Union Chapel M.B. Church Will Have Their Homecoming Festivities July 1st – 3rd. Family And Friends Day July 3 Pastor Glass and the Pleasant Ridge Church Family will be celebrating Family and Friends Day on July…