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Railroad Avenue reopens; growth of industries is aim for the future

By FROM STAFF REPORTS,

“First and foremost, it is open,” said Louisville Mayor Will Hill as members of the Louisville Board of Aldermen, City Department heads and Winston County Chamber team cut a ribbon on Railroad Avenue which opened September 9 with an official opening and ribbon cutting on September 11.




MSU-Meridian’s Master of Physician Assistant Studies program interviews prospective students

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STARKVILLE, Miss.—Fifty students were invited to interview this month for 20 class seats in Mississippi State University’s new Master of Physician Assistant Studies degree program while administrators and faculty prepare for the first PA students to enroll in January 2020.


Burn Ban for City of Louisville

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Effective immediately! due to the extremely dry conditions the City of Louisville Fire Department is instituting a City Wide burn ban. No burn permits will be issued until further notice. This ban includes all outside burning except barbecue grills, and only includes the areas inside the City Limits of Louisville at this time.




DPS Driver Service Bureau announces new appointment system

By FROM PRESS REPORTS,

JACKSON, MS – the Mississippi Department of Public Safety’s Driver Service Bureau (DSB) announces a new online appointment system called Wait Anywhere that is available as a pilot program in six driver service offices across the state: Nesbit, Tupelo, Jackson, Pearl, Hattiesburg and Gautier.  The goal is to establish this new appointment system




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Toddler dies after accidental drowning

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

A toddler who was found unresponsive in a family swimming pool in Eupora last week later died, according to local authorities.

The apparent accidental drowning on West Gould Avenue was reported to the 911 Center at 5:43 p.m. Sept. 1. Webster County Coroner Steve Wells identified the victim as 3-year-old Harli Grace Young.


Cause helps people enjoy outdoor adventures

By BY RUSSELL HOOD THE WEBSTER PROGRESS-TIMES,

Rob “Bobcat” Robinson is continuing his mission of bringing people together to enjoy outdoor adventures and sharing the importance of being an organ donor.

The Webster Countian is the founder of Forever Outdoors, a non-profit organization designed to promote organ donation awareness and help people who can’t enjoy the outdoors.



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Eupora Man Sentenced to Prison for Possessing and Discharging a Weapon at Eupora High School

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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



Rotary Program

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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.








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Warriors finish strong in solid win over Hatley

By BY ROBBIE ROBERTSON WINSTON COUNTY JOURNAL,
 
 
It wasn’t the start that Nanih Waiya coach James Courtney was looking for, but it was the finish he asked for at halftime.
The Warriors led 21-0 at the half and then scored two quick second-half touchdowns as they cruised to a 41-6 win over Hatley on Friday night in the season opener for both teams.



Winston County 'Save Our Summer $1,000 Giveaway' Blood Drive set

 Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a community blood drive in Louisville, Monday, July 2, from 12 – 6 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at Walmart in Louisville. Donors will receive a T-shirt (while supplies last). All donors will be registered in the MBS Save Our Summer $1,000 Giveaway for a chance to win $1,000!







Editorial Roundup

Use blue lights
 A Mississippi law that takes effect next month should reduce the chance of fatal accidents involving emergency responders and private citizens.


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