Category: News

The Horsehead Nebula recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory


This spectacular and eerie image of the Horsehead Nebula was recently photographed at Rainwater Observatory in French Camp, Mississippi! It was taken by retired California aerospace engineer, Bill Kennedy, using Rainwater’s powerful 150mm APO Triplet Skywatcher refractor telescope. The total … Read more

iPad help


The faculty at Louisville Elementary School was given vital tools to help its students succeed as they received a donation of Ipads provided by the non-profit organization … Read more

Louisville’s Thames signs with Hinds CC

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Michael Bruce knows speed when he sees it and when he saw Shantianna Thames run as a seventh grader he knew then she would be something special.… Read more

Set healthy priorities to balance life, work


By Brittany Jacks
MSU Extension Service

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Creating a healthy balance between work and life is essential to being more productive and focused.

David Buys, health specialist with the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with the … Read more

Wildcats take overtime win over Caledonia, 75-65

Photos by Mike Robertson
Winston Academy versus  Leake Academy Boys Basketball on  January 19, 2016

Collin Willis (33) sets to pass to a teammate.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Wildcats outscored homestanding Caledonia 31-18 in the fourth quarter and 18-8 in overtime to take a 75-65 win last week.

Jordan Miller and Jacques Braggs scored 19 points each for … Read more

First deer

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Dustin Quinn got his first buck near his home in Noxapater Mississippi on January 21, 2016… Read more

Wedding: Lewis-Lee

Mr. Josh Randal Lee and Miss Rebecca Donovan Lewis

Mr. and Mrs. Gary David Lewis of Madison announce the engagement of their daughter, Rebecca Donovan Lewis, to Josh Randal Lee, son of Mr. and Mrs. Donald Travis Lee of Macon.… Read more

Show the heart tender love and care with diet, exercise


By Brittany Jacks
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — The heart is the most vital organ in the body, and keeping it healthy can mean a better and longer life.

The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart … Read more

New board member joins LMSD trustees, board bans drones

Members of the Louisville Municipal School Board of Trustees and Superintendent Ken McMullan are recognized as part of the remodeled LHS gym dedication. The gym received a facelift with new air and heat as well as new roof, floor, renovated the lobby area, restrooms and the locker room areas.

From press and staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School Board of Trustees held its regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 13, 2016.

The meeting did have one member absent. Trustee Mark Dillard was not present due to illness.… Read more

Summer program targets rural medical scholars


STARKVILLE, Miss. — Mississippi high school juniors considering medical careers in their home state have the opportunity to take part in an intense and revealing summer program at Mississippi State University.… Read more