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The only Winston County race that will require a party primary runoff will be for Winston County East Post Constable on the Democratic ballot.
Eupora Mayor Lamar Dumas says it’s important for the city to have an accurate population count during the 2020 U.S. Census.
Addressing the Board of Aldermen on Aug. 5, he pointed out that Eupora barely meets the requirements of a city with a population of 2,175 as recorded in the last census.
LAUDERDALE COUNTY— Christopher Edward Scrimpshire, of Meridian, will spend five years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography, Attorney General Jim Hood announced.
Regions Bank in Ackerman has a new manager, Ryan Smith.
Smith has been with Regions for the past year and a half writing mortgage loans for the Golden Triangle area. Before that he spent 15 years with Tower Loan.
JACKSON, Miss. – The University of Mississippi Medical Center’s cancer programs have gained a “High Performing in Adult Cancer” rating from U.S. News and World Report in its most recent “Best Hospitals” analysis.
Ninety-four McMillin kin gathered for a two day annual reunion on July 28th & 29th at Lake Tiak O’Khata. There were 25 children attending this year – the largest number in many years. This annual gathering first began in 1951 and is a branch of the Clan McMillin Society of North America, which itself was founded in 1958. Both groups are
Circuit Clerk Amy Burdine stated that voter turnout on August 6 was about average for Choctaw County, with around 50% of registered voters casting ballots.
Voters in District 5 used the new Voting Works machines; this district was the only one in the entire country to use the new machines.
On August 6, across 82 counties hundreds of poll workers arrived at the polls around 6 a.m.
ACKERMAN — Former Webster County Sheriff Tim Mitchell has been sentenced to 15 years in prison, weeks after pleading guilty to four felony charges. A former investigator was sentenced to 10 years on related charges.
The Louisville Rotary Club speaker for July 17 was Officer Sean Holdiness, the newly appointed Chief of Police in Louisville. He gave a very interesting program on service. Holdiness spoke on military service, law enforcement service, service in the church and ways each person can use their talents to serve a community and others.
The Friends of Dean Park, Inc. announces that it is honored to host a DAY OF FUN AND RECRUITMENT with Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP)/The National Caucus and Center on Black Aging (NCBA), Friday, July 26, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 3 p.m. at Dean Park, 10647 HWY 15 South, Louisville, MS.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation has issued a Silver Alert for 67 year old Don M. McCool ofLouisville, Winston County, MS.By SUBMITTED,
He is described as a white male, six feet, three inches tall, weighing 175 pounds with white hair andblue eyes.
WALTHALL — County employees have completed their move into the new Webster County Courthouse and it is now open to the public.
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.
NASA’s next giant leap
Last weekend’s 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing prompted a number of television shows and newspaper stories. Their general theme was that going to the moon was expensive and risky — but worth it.
OXFORD – A Eupora man has been sentenced to nearly six years in federal prison for his
illegal possession and discharge of a weapon on the campus of Eupora High School in March of
2018. Nathaniel Cole Breazeale, 20, was sentenced Monday afternoon by Chief U.S. District
<div> </div><div> </div><div>A local fire chief has recommended annual inspection of county fire trucks, which he said should save money in the long run.</div><div>Chief Bobby Jackson addressed the Webster County Board of Supervisors on Aug.
The City of Louisville will be implementing an “All Way” Stop at the intersection of North Columbus Avenue and West College Street, adjacent to Fair Elementary School, Louisville Elementary School, and the newly constructed Louisville Community Safe Room.
Investigators from the State Auditor’s office participated in a joint operation that led to the arrest of the Sheriff of Webster County. State Auditor Shad White issued the following quote:
A man was killed in a motorcycle crash about 8:42 P.M on Saturday, October 14.
The Mississippi Highway Patrol responded to the motorcycle crash on MS 25 near Marshall Dawkins Rd in Winston County.
The Mississippi State Society Daughters of the American Revolution Hills District Workshop was held at the Plymouth Bluff Environmental Center in Columbus, MS on Saturday, July 27, 2019. In attendance from the local Nanih Waiya Chapter of the DAR were: Theresa Bridges, Paula Fulton , Gwynn Hall, Susan Clark and Pam Kirk.
East Central Community College is offering several courses during its May Semester, including General Biology I with Lab, English Composition I & II, Anatomy and Physiology I & II with Lab, Microbiology with Lab, College Algebra, General Physics I-A with Lab, and Public Speaking.
Pastor Anthony McIntosh recently organized a community forum on gun violence in the community.
After eulogizing 2 of the 3 young men killed by gun violence in the local communities, Pastor Macintosh felt the community needed to come together to discuss the problem and hopefully find some solutions.
The Winston 100 Wellness on Wheels health promotion program proved to do just that this summer. This new and exciting bicycling program was initiated by the Winston County Extension office to promote a healthier lifestyle by incorporating a regular exercise regimen through the low impact sport of biking.
Nanih Waiya 2nd Nine Weeks Honor Roll
SPECIAL DISTINCTION: Beau henry Arney, Barntley Chase Creekmore, Clara Grace Crowson, Thomas David Eaves, Liam Daniel Holdiness, Ansley L. Massey, Gideon Joseph Morgan, Roegan Lane Shaw, Mason Cole Stafford, Johathan Iker Ugalde,
Veteran East Webster softball coach Lee Berryhill thinks he might have a good team this year.
He just hasn’t been on the field to find out yet.
Due to wet weather and sloppy field conditions, Berryhill said there are still a lot of unknowns in this year’s squad at East Webster.