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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:

Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc. adding two new production lines in Oakland, increasing investment in state


Jackson, Miss. (Jan. 16, 2020) – Ajinomoto Foods North America, Inc., a leading manufacturer in the frozen food industry, is increasing capacity in Oakland. The project is a $27.3 million corporate investment, raising the number of employees to 450.

James Robert Pepper


James Robert Pepper, 78, passed away on January 12, 2020 at the North Mississippi Medical Center Long Term Care in Eupora, Mississippi.  He was born on May 22, 1941 to the late Kara and Nellie McKee Pepper.  He was married to Bonnie Lee Pepper.

James Albert Whitaker


James Albert Whitaker, 87, of Eupora, Mississippi passed away on Friday, January 10, 2020 at his home.

He is preceded in death by his father, John C. Whitaker, and mother, Monnie Young Whitaker; two brothers, Travis Whitaker and Charles Whitaker.

Rosemary Purvis


Mrs. Rosemary Purvis, 82, of French Camp passed away on Thursday, January 2. A memorial service will be held at French Camp Presbyterian Church in French Camp on Saturday, January 18, 2020, at 11:00 a.m. Visitation will be at the church, from 10:00 a.m. until service time, on Saturday.

Clyde McCain


Clyde McCain, 76, passed away on January 7, 2020 at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, Mississippi.  He was born on August 1, 1943 to the late Odie McCain and Maggie Irene McCain.  He was married to Mertie Boatman McCain.