Some 14 months ago local residents, Jeremy & Heather Cummins undertook a project of immense proportions as they began the renovation of the iconic Masonic Temple at the corner of Main St. and Columbus Ave. and transformed it into the breathtakingly beautiful Mason Boutique Hotel.
The Louisville Community Saferoom, also referred to as ‘The Dome’ was the scene of a major celebration this past Saturday, as Winston Plywood and Veneer treated their team members and families to the second annual Family Fun Day.
For the first time in many years Winston Academy will begin the school year with a new headmaster. Long-time headmaster, Farrell Rigby, chose to retire at the end of the 2018 school year leaving a vacancy that has been filled by Mike Reans.
Winston County Librarian, Beth Edwards, appeared before the Louisville Board of Aldermen, Tuesday evening, July 16, at their regular meeting, to give an update on library traffic from February through June of this year, as follows:
• Circulation: 24K or 4.8K/month.
• Attendance in Library: 38K or 7.6K/month.
Author Lovejoy Boteler described it as a typical summer day in Mississippi, hot, humid and steamy, as he plowed the fields on his family farm in Grenada, in 1968. Just out of high school the 18-year-old had no way of knowing the fear that he would face that day when he was kidnapped at the hands of escaped Parchman inmate, Albert Lepard.
For the first time in a number of years Grace Christian School will begin the new school year with a new headmaster, Jason Morgan. Morgan, who is originally from the Memphis area, began his career in education at Grace Christian, in 2001, as a coach, while still a sophomore at Mississippi State University.
State Representative Joey Hood was the featured speaker at the July meeting of the Winston County Republican Women, on Monday evening, July 15, held in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O’Khata.
The fourth annual Junior Deputy Academy, conducted by the Winston County Sheriff’s Office, was in session from July 8-11, at the South Louisville Baptist Church. The academy is open to youth from 6-12 years of age, and there is a $35 fee which helps to defray the cost of t-shirts, snacks, graduation ceremony, etc.
The retirement reception for Louisville Chief of Police L.M. Claiborne, held at The Dome this past Friday afternoon, drew a large crowd from his professional background, family, friends, local business people, church members and members of the community. The reception was catered by Aline Haynes.
A video that has attracted a great deal of attention on social media shows an African-American juvenile being attacked by five or six African-American juveniles.
Names of all the youth are being withheld due to their age.