Category: News

EMCC set to host one-day women’s hoops camp

From school reports

SCOOBA – East Mississippi Community College will offer a one-day women’s basketball skills camp Monday, June 20 on the Scooba campus.

Under the direction of EMCC women’s basketball coach Sharon Thompson, the one-day basketball skills camp is … Read more

Shirese Sanders to attend Barbizon USA weekend in Dallas, Texas

From press reports

Shirese Rozane’ Sanders is the daughter of Ms. Theresa M. Sanders of Jackson, MS and the granddaughter of Ms. Rosa A. Sanders of Noxapater, MS.

On April 8, 2016, Shirese auditioned with eighty candidates for the Barbizon … Read more

Judge Kilgore elected to conference leadership

From press Reports

Chancellor Joseph Kilgore of Philadelphia was recently elected vice-chair of the Conference of Chancery Judges.

Conference officers were elected Wednesday, April 27 during the Spring Trial and Appellate Judges Conference in Biloxi. Chancellor Jacqueline Mask of Tupelo … Read more

Aldermen deny rezoning request

From press and staff reports

The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a public hearing regarding a zoning request during its May 3 meeting held at City Hall.

A public hearing was held in conjuction with a request for the rezoning … Read more

Registration underway for ECCC Summer courses

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering a variety of courses this summer both online and on the Decatur campus, as well as its locations in Carthage, Louisville, and Philadelphia.

The college is offering courses during three terms: Summer … Read more

LHS set to host boys summer basketball camp

By Austin Bishop

Winston County Journal

Louisville High School boys basketball coach Kenyon Ross, who has two state championship titles and professional playing experience overseas to his credit, is hosting a three-day basketball camp on June 1-3 for boys currently … Read more

Plan for sun and UV safety this summer


Skin Cancer is a growing public health problem in our country. Learn ways to prevent and provide first aid for heat illness, protection from ultraviolet light and early detection of skin cancers. … Read more

Designation of Winston county to receive FSA disaster loan applications


(April 27, 2016) – “Emergency loans for farmers, ranchers, and operators are available through the Oktibbeha Office of the Farm Service Agency,” Douglas E. Naron, FSA Farm Loan Manager, said today.

According to Mr. Naron, this authority is … Read more

Town & Country Garden Club presents design workshop

Members of the Town and Country Garden Club met at the West Union Presbyterian Church. There were 13 members present. Hostesses were Noniene Keen and Elaine Thompson.

President Debbie Moody called the meeting to order. Dale Shumaker gave the inspiration … Read more

Jail Docket

April 29

Jordan Sullivan, 9/10/91, WF, Mike Perrigan, CMDOC, violation

John Gale, 6/3/80, BM, W-4 Robinson, WSO, hold court

April 30

Hannah Steele, 7/6/94, WF, W-7 McCool, WSO, DUI 1st

Judy Rashad, 4/8/63, BF, W-33 Sullivan, WSO, family disturbance

Dekimbria … Read more