“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.
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MATHISTON — A local Boy Scout has begun a project that will help children at East Webster Elementary School have an outdoor location to learn.
DJ Carpenter is building an outdoor classroom at EWES for his Eagle Scout Service Project. The East Webster High School senior is a member of Boy Scout Troop 30.
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.
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.
Early Entry student pharmacist Brandon Ashmore wants to make a difference
OXFORD, Miss. – From the moment Brandon Ashmore's brother brought home study notes from his pharmacy classes at the University of Mississippi, Brandon, then 11 years old, knew that pharmacy was in his future.
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
Wednesday, September 11 was the 18th anniversary of a day that has been burned into the memory of this nation. On September 11, 2001 the United States fell victim to vicious attacks in New York City, Washington, DC and Shanksville, Pennsylvania, in which thousands of innocent people died.
Eupora Police Chief Gregg Hunter is warning local residents about a telephone scam involving Social Security numbers.
He said the Eupora Police Department has received several reports recently of unknown callers requesting a person’s Social Security number.
The Mississippi School for Mathematics and Science (MSMS) has accepted 130 new junior students to study in Columbus, MS including Katy Queena Chen from Grace Christian School, daughter of Daisy Xie and Simon Chen.
The 2019 Public Waters Alligator Hunting Season opens in Mississippi on Friday, August 30, at noon. The season will be open for 10 days and will close at noon on Monday, September 9.
Crossgates Baptist Church in Brandon, MS is now offering an adoption and foster care class on the first and third Wednesday's of each month beginning at 6:00pm in room 218.
At approximately 8 p.m., Thursday, August 22, two juveniles, ages 12 and 13, were seriously injured in a drive-by shooting at the intersection of Goss Rd and Minnie Miller Rd in the Highpoint Community. Both juveniles were airlifted to the University Medical Center in Jackson where they were in serious condition.
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.
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.
JACKSON, Miss. – Today Auditor Shad White announced Special Agents from his office have arrested former City of Philadelphia Court Clerk Karen Refre and former City Clerk of Okolona Rebecca Moore after both were indicted for embezzlement in separate cases.
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
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.
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:
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.
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.
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!
Use blue lights
A Mississippi law that takes effect next month should reduce the chance of fatal accidents involving emergency responders and private citizens.