When Molli Childs learned she would be valedictorian of her 2019 Nanih Waiya High School senior class, she knew she wanted to incorporate parts of her great grandmother's 1931 valedictory speech into her own.
As of 8 a.m. Tuesday, August 6 morning, 46,545 Mississippians have requested absentee ballots for the upcoming August 6 Primary Election, and 41,097 absentee ballots had been received back to the Circuit Clerks’ Offices across the state.
MSU Extension agent Jim McAdory launched Winston 100 and developed the curriculum for the wellness program with Extension health specialist David Buys. Wellness on wheels is a fun way to drop unwanted pounds, build fat burning muscle and make new friends.
The Annual Red, White, and Blue parade will be held at 6 p.m., Wednesday, July 3 at Lake Tiak-O'Khata. Participants are asked to line up at the Gazebo at 5:30 p.m. he parade will start at 6:00 p.m.
The Winston County Library hosted its annual summer reading with three different programs; tiny tots, children, and teens. The theme for this summer was “A Universe of Stories” which coincides with the 50th anniversary of the moon landing.
Another Rotary year of service wrapped up in Winston County for the Louisville Rotary Club.
The fiscal year for the Rotary Club runs from July 1st to the end of June each year, and Julie Cunningham is wrapping up her term as President of the Louisville Rotary.
Members of the Friends of Legion State Park and Town & Country Garden Club spruced up the areas around the Historic Legion State Park Lodge recently.
The groups joined together and used a “Fire Wise” grant to purchase the plant material, soil fertilizer and mulch for improving the landscape around the Lodge.
Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park will host an annual Fireworks at Nanih Waiya Community Park on June 29 starting around 6:30 p.m.
The event will also feature music from Shake the Bucket. Food and other great fun will be available during the event.
The fireworks will begin approximately at 9 pm from Ellis Houston.