Winston County Library Expands Hours

New expanded hours begin Monday, May 3, 2021.

ECCC’s Summer Kids’ College Returns June 21-25

East Central Community College’s annual Kids’ College will return in 2021 after a one-year absence due to COVID-19.

Kids’ College 2021 on the Decatur campus will run June 21-25 with several daily activities for those ages 6 through 12.

Online only registration opens Monday, May 3, with a registration deadline of Friday, May 28. Registration can be completed at

The cost of each class is $50 and each participant receives a Kids’ College T-shirt. Classes are nonrefundable after May 28.

Courses offered from 8:30 a.m. to 10 a.m. each day include Celebrity Acting (ages 9-12), Creative Chefs (ages 6-8), Lil’ Warriors Soccer (ages 6-8), Lil’ Warriors Tennis (ages 6-8), Magicians School (ages 9-12), and Spa Camp (ages 9-12).

Courses offered from 10:30 a.m. to Noon each day include Celebrity Acting (ages 6-8), Creative Chefs (ages 9-12), Lil’ Warriors Soccer (ages 9-12), Lil’ Warriors Tennis (ages 9-12), Magicians School (ages 6-8), and Spa Camp (ages 6-8).

Check-in each day is at the college’s Burton Library.

General college COVID-19 guidelines will be in place for those attending Kids’ College classes.

For more information, contact Leslie Hughes, dean of learning resources, at or 601-635-6219.

Covid-19 Funeral Assistance

FEMA is offering COVID-19 Funeral Assistance to families who’ve lost a loved one due to the virus. To learn more about applying for the federal program click here

Alderman At Large Runoff Election - April 27


Memorial Services to Be Held in May

Center Ridge Church on Shiloh Road will have their annual Memorial Day Service beginning at 11:00 AM on Sunday, May 2, 2021. Lunch will be served following the service. Brothers Charles Bond and Mike Dowd will lead the services. Masks are optional.

Pleasant Hill UMC will hold their Memorial Service on Sunday, May 9, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Lunch will be served following service. Rev. Patti Hardacre will lead the service. Masks are optional.

Whitehall Church will have their Memorial Service on Sunday, May 16, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Lunch will be served after service. Bro. Mike Dowd will lead service. Masks are optional.

Rural Hill UMC will hold their annual Memorial Service on Sunday, May 23, 2021 at 11:00 AM. Lunch will follow the service. Bro. Mike Dowd will lead service. Masks are optional

Check It Out At The Winston County Library!

 APRIL 2021

The following FICTION books are now available for checkout at the library:
  • Linda Castillo – A Simple Murder
  • J. D. Robb – Faithless in Death
  • J. T. Jance – Missing and Endangered
  • Christine Feehan – Reckless Road
  • Charlaine Harris – The Russian Cage
  • Sharon Sala – Blind Faith
  • Tracie Peterson – Forever By Your Side
  • Danielle Steel – The Affair
  • Joanne Fluke – Triple Chocolate Cheesecake Murder
  • Angela Hunt – The Shepherd’s Wife
  • Maisey Yates – Lone Wolf Cowboy
  • Ashley Antoinette – Guilty Gucci
  • Christine Feehan – Lightning Game
  • Joyce Carol Oates – The Other You
  • C. J. Box – Dark Sky
  • Janet Dailey – Calder Brand
  • Clive Cussler – Fast Ice
  • Jude Deveraux – Meant To Be
  • Gerry Spence – Blood on the Table
  • Donna Andrews – The Gift of the Magpie
  • James Patterson – Deadly Cross and NYPD Red 6
  • Wanda Brunstetter – The Blended Quilt
  • Nora Roberts – The Awakening
  • Bernard Cornwell – Warlord
  • Ernest Cline – Ready Player Two
  • Helen Hardt – Awakened
  • Joel C. Rosenberg – The Beirut Protocol
  • Sadeqa Johnson – The Yellow Wife
  • J. T. Ellison – Her Dark Lies
  • Philip Margolin – A Matter of Life and Death
  • Mark Greaney – Relentless
  • Dean Koontz – The Other Emily
  • Harlan Coben – Win
  • Heather Graham – Danger in Numbers
  • Stuart Woods – Double Jeopardy
The following NON-FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:
  • Eat Like A Bear: Half My Size With the Ridiculously Big Salad – Amanda Rose
  • Southern Living 2020 Annual Recipes
  • Arriving Home: A Gracious Southern Welcome – James T. Farmer
  • Mike Nichols: A Life – Mark Harris
  • Murder of Innocence – James Patterson
  • How To Avoid a Climate Disaster - Bill Gates
  • The Three Mothers: How the Mothers of Martin Luther King, Jr., Malcom X and James Baldwin Shaped a Nation – Anna Malaika Tubbs
  • Code Breaker: Jennifer Doudna, Gene Editing and the Future of the Human
  • Race – Walter Isaacson
  • The Barbizon: The Hotel That Set Women Free -o Paulina Bren
  • Dirty, Lazy Keto - Stephanie Laska
  • The Babysitter: My Summers With a Serial Killer – Liza Rodman
  • Mastering the Art of Flower Gardening – Matt Mattus

40+ Men and Women Basketball League Registration

The City of Louisville Parks and Recreation Department is having registration for:  40+ Men and Women Basketball League Registration will end April 27, 2021 at 5pm. $10/player.

Games will be played at the Louisville Activity Building located at 405 Ivy avenue, building at the new playground and splashpad

You may register at the Louisville Activity Building or email info to: