On Tuesday morning, February 19, a near-capacity crowd gathered in the Administrative room at Winston Medical Center to participate in a tabletop discussion centered on an incident that took place on the Eiland Middle School campus over a three-day period, when a number of students and staff became ill and had to be transported to the WMC ER.
At a meeting of the Winston County Board of Supervisors, on Tuesday, February 19, Winston County Emergency Management Director, Buddy King, introduced the Mississippi Emergency Management Agency (MEMA) Executive Director, Gregory Michel, to the supervisors and other officials from the County and the City of Louisville.
During their regular meeting, on Tuesday, January 22, the Louisville Board of Aldermen heard an annexation presentation from Mike Slaughter. Slaughter pointed out that the 2010 Census showed Louisville’s population to be 6.6K, and the annexation study area would increase the population to approximated 7K.
“It’s beautiful up here. It’s definitely paradise.” Those were the words of Anthony Cuccia speaking of a hunting lodge on Loakfoma Rd. owned by Travis Prisock, surrounded by approximately 400 acres of hunting ground, and just a stone’s throw from the Noxubee Wildlife Refuge.
Candidate for Mississippi Attorney General, State Representative Mark Baker, was guest speaker at the January meeting of the Winston County Republican Women, held at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Monday, January 21.
The January meeting of the Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees began with newly-elected Board member Roger Caperton taking the oath of office as administered by Administrative Secretary Shiela Fulton.
During their first meeting of 2019 the Louisville Board of Aldermen received an update the Capital and Recovery Projects and the Safe Room from Mayor Will Hill.
Hill explained that several of the projects remain unchanged since the last meeting. The updates included:
At their regularly scheduled meeting of Tuesday, November 6 the Louisville Board of Aldermen voted unanimously to approve a proclamation officially renaming Memorial Park Cemetery on E. John C. Stennis Dr. and Memorial Gardens Cemetery on Armstrong St. to Louisville Memorial Cemetery, recognizing the two as one cemetery.
This past Saturday was unseasonably cold, but it did not prevent a large crowd from gathering on the Courthouse lawn to honor Winston County’s veterans. Veterans Day is traditionally commemorated on the 11th hour, of the 11th day, of the 11th month, coinciding with the signing of the treaty that ended World War I.