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Winston County Youth Court Judge Hugh Hathorn has released statistics for the Winston County Youth Court for calendar year 2019.
The Winston County Distinguished Young Women Scholarship Program will soon be underway for 2021 honoree.
Robert Jones was took the oath of office as the new member of the Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees at their regularly scheduled meeting on Tuesday, January 14.
This past Friday night, January 17, the Dollar General located on East Main Street in Louisville was robbed by three gunmen who remain unidentified at press time.
WALTHALL — The Webster County Grand Jury that was empaneled Jan. 13 issued this report of its investigations:

Staying healthy: MSU health services executive director offers tips for beating flu, colds


STARKVILLE, Miss.—A cold, the flu and other viruses can put a damper in anyone’s schedule.

As executive director of MSU’s University Health Services, Dr. Cliff Story treats such illnesses daily, and he’s offering simple tips that everyone can use to increase their chances of avoiding and beating “the bug.”

Special Deer Season Set


JACKSON ­– During the 2019–2020 hunting season, the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries, and Parks (MDWFP) has collected more than 5,000 samples for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) testing across the state. However, sample numbers are lower than expected for counties in the North MS CWD Management Zone.

Mrs. Willa Dean Watkins


Mrs. Willa Dean Watkins, 82, passed away on January 15, 2020, at Baptist-Golden Triangle Hospital in Columbus, MS.  Funeral services were held at 1:00 P.M. on Friday, January 17th, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating.

William "Billy" Fisackerly


Mr. William "Billy" Fisackerly, 54, died January 14, 2020 at North MS Medical Center in Eupora. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Thursday January 16, 2020 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in Crossroads Cemetery in Webster County, MS. Bro. Dean Butler officiated.

Mr. Robert Weeks


Mr. Robert Weeks, 86, died January 11, 2020 in Stewart, MS. Funeral Services were held 2:00PM Tuesday January 14, 2020 at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel with burial in William Springs Cemetery in Choctaw County, MS. Bro. Jimmy Ballard officiated.

Mrs. Patricia Ann Fulgham


Mrs. Patricia Ann Fulgham, 69, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo.

Funeral services were 1:00 pm Saturday at Oliver Funeral Home Chapel in Eupora with burial in Double Springs Baptist Church Cemetery in Maben. Bro. Michael Baham officiated.