Obituaries

Mr. Russell Lewis June 16, 2016 Funeral services for Mr. Russell Lewis, 88, were held on Wednesday, June 22, 2016 at Brushfork M.B. Church at 11 a.m. Burial at Ruth. Mr. Lewis was born on January 1, 1928, in Louisville…

Letters to the editor

About the Trump remarks Editor-Publisher Joseph in his Wednesday, June 15, 2016 Editorial suggested the following: “ We Make America Great- Britain again !” Surely the editor writes this tongue-in-cheek piece in order to stimulate the WCJ readers to think…

Editorial Roundup

HB 1523 a waste of focus and money There was little doubt how a federal judge would rule on a Mississippi law enacted in protest to the U.S. Supreme Court decision last year that legalized gay marriage nationwide. On Monday,…

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…