This past Wednesday, staff and administration of the Winston-Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility (WCCRCF) held a celebration highlighting the fact that the detention center scored a perfect 100% in the latest American Corrections Association accreditation audit.
This past Saturday morning over 100 kids, along with parents and guardians, gathered at Legion Lake, at Legion State Park for the annual Kids N Kats Fishing Rodeo. The Rodeo was open to youth ages 4-16, with registration beginning at 7:30 a.m. The kids were allowed to begin fishing after a brief opening ceremony shortly before 8:30.
Those service men and women who earn the Purple Heart are a truly unique group as each one has seen combat action, as the medal is only awarded to those who have been wounded or killed in action.
A large crowd gathered this past Thursday evening, at the Louisville Community Saferoom, for the dedication and ribbon-cutting of the facility, as well as the annual Chamber of Commerce Celebration.
At a regularly-scheduled meeting, on Tuesday, April 16, Louisville Mayor Will Hill and the Board of Aldermen acknowledged many efforts of residents throughout the City during the Litterless Louisville Campaign which ran from March 19 through April 16. Hill noted, however, that there is still much work to be done to beautify the City.
Zoe Bigham, a sophomore at Winston Academy, was crowned Miss Rhythm and Blues Outstanding Teen this past November, it New Albany. The pageant was a preliminary to the Miss Mississippi Outstanding Teen Competition which will be held in Vicksburg, April 26-28.
Mississippi State University football standout Grant Harris was the featured guest speaker at the annual D.A.R.E. Graduation held at Louisville Elementary School, this past Friday morning.
On Tuesday morning, April 9, 57 Winston County students along with administrators and sponsors, gathered at Lake Tiak O’Khata for the 15th Annual Salute to Success ceremony. These students were recognized as Mississippi Scholars and Mississippi Scholars Tech Masters.
Louisville Police Dept. DARE Officer, Tonya McWhirter attended the City of Louisville Aldermen meeting on Tuesday, April 2 to extend an invitation to the upcoming DARE Graduation event, which will be held Friday, April 12, at 9 a.m.