Category: News

Donation

The Eiland Middle School PAWS (Positive Action and Works of Service) organization recently donated $550 to Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016 winner Anna Hankins of Louisville. Hankins was recently chosen as Ms Miss Amazing Jr. Teen 2016 for Mississippi…

Reading time

Storytime at the Winston County Library (second Tues. of each month from 9:30 – 10:30) with children’s librarian Andrea Howard.  This past Tuesday we had a guest reader – Trey Davis, seen in the photo) reading to children.

Senior luncheon

The six seniors at Grace Christian School received a luncheon hosted by Aline Haynes, Frankie Matthews and Margaret Taylor on April 22, 2016. The six seniors along with their mothers, Pattie Johnson, and Coach Bowman enjoyed the luncheon at the…

Pine Tree Music Fest this weekend

By Amanda McBride/Chamber of Commerce Choctaw County’s Pine Tree Music Fest will be Friday and Saturday, June 3-4 in downtown Ackerman. The Pine Tree Music Fest will feature two days of fun for the entire family. Friday, June 3 will…

Graduating graphic design majors at MSU present ‘(dis)ARRANGE’ exhibition

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Works of 19 fine art seniors specializing in graphic design at Mississippi State were on display April 26-May 4 at the Cullis Wade Depot Art Gallery. Free to all, the second-floor “(dis)ARRANGE” exhibition at the university’s Welcome Center celebrates…

Memorial Day event held

From press reports “All gave some and some gave all” was a motto that was well versed this past Monday as crowds gathered at the Winston County Courthouse for Memorial Day. Joan Agent, a local historian gave a brief history…

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon held

From staff reports The campaign for St. Jude was held on April 18-April 29 by the Winston County HeadStart. A Trike-A-then event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital climaxed on April 29 at Ivy Coliseum with dozens of children participating.…

Calendar of events

La Leche League meeting 4th Sat. each month La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La…

‘On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!’ Summer Library Program

From press reports The Winston County Library is getting ready for three different reading programs for children and teens. “The theme for this summer is focused on sports and healthy activities, and we have some great programs lined up that…

Juneteenth Day History celebration set for June 4

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas. He brought news…