Friday, April 26, 2013

Notice of Application for Employment - Police Officer

Notice is hereby given that the City of Louisville, Ms. is now taking applications to fill the position of full-time Police Officer. Job Descriptions and requirements are available upon request at the Louisville City Hall or call 662-773-9201 or 662-773-3511. Applications must be filed at the City Hall, 200 South Church Ave or P.O. Box 510, Louisville, Ms. 39339  no later than 11:00 am on Wednesday, May 15, 2013.

Thursday, April 25, 2013

Banners Are UP!!!

The City's Banners for the Hwy 15/25 Bypass are now up to welcome folks to Louisville!

Wednesday, April 24, 2013

LPD and DARE Program

Chief Claiborne and Asst. Chief Taylor hang out with
Daren, the DARE Lion at Dare Graduation

Fire Association to Host Fish Fry for Relay for Life - May 11

The Louisville Fire Association will be hosting a Fish Fry on May 11, 2013 from 10:00 to 3:00 at the Louisville Fire Department for RELAY FOR LIFE. Tickets are available from any Louisville Fire Department Association Member  and Chief Terry Johnson at the Fire Station.

Friday, April 19, 2013


The election of the Mayor, City Clerk and Board of Aldermen for the City of Louisville will be held Tuesday, May 7. Polls will be open 7:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the following locations:

Ward 1, Louisville Coliseum, 201 Ivy Avenue 
Ward 2, Old National Guard Armory, 503 Pontotoc Street
Ward 3, Voting Building at Lovorn Tractor Company, 713 East John C. Stennis Drive 
Ward 4, Louisville Housing Authority Community Center, 605 West Main Street

The candidates on this ballot are:
Mayor, Will Hill 
City Clerk, Babs W. Fulton 
Ward 1 Alderman, Dickie Caperton 
Ward 2 Alderman, Judy H. McLeod 
Ward 3 Alderman, Gwenita Mays 
Ward 4 Alderman, Eugene Crosby
Alderman At Large, Incumbent Frances S. Ball will face challenger, Stacy Thames. 

Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Municipal Clerks Week Recognizes Local Service

MISSISSIPPI STATE –One of local government’s oldest and most essential jobs is being recognized for its services during an upcoming week of local, national and international activities.

The 44th annual Municipal Clerks Week will be observed May 5 – 11. During this week, municipal clerks in many of Mississippi’s cities, towns and villages will take part in activities to increase the public’s awareness of municipal clerks and the vital services they provide for local government and the community.

Mayor Joins Delegation to Washington

A delegation from the area recently traveled to Washington, D.C. to meet with the Appalachian Regional Commission and Legislators. Representatives included Mayor Will Hill and Wilson Webb from Louisville Utilities.

Bryce Nester - EMEPA, Burr Warner - Winston Co., Wilson Webb - Louisville Utilities, John Mayo - Noxapater, Will Hill-Louisville, Lee McCall - WMC not pictured - Gerald Mills ECO/DEVO

Friday, April 12, 2013

Meeting Agenda -City of Louisville - April 16,2013


Regular Meeting starts at 5:30 p.m.

Friday, April 5, 2013

LFD Conducting a "Live Burn" on April 13th

The Louisville Fire Department will be conducting a "Live Burn" exercise during the day on April 13th. A structure located behind the Fire Station on Spring Street will be utilized. A Live Burn allows for training of firefighters in a realistic setting.

Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Negotiation Leads to Deal on Move of Jake's Recycling

After lengthy negotiations that took as much as two years and litigation issues that extended into the distant past, the owners of Jake’s Recycling and the City of Louisville have reached an agreement that will move the salvage/recycling yard from its present location along Railroad Avenue between Cagle Street and Vance Street to a 132 acre tract in the County along Firetower Road. This location is northwest of Louisville near the Highway 25 and Highway 15 intersection.

Aldermen Adopt Resolution for Local Hotel Tax

The Louisville Board of Aldermen adopted a resolution to impose a 2% tax levied on the gross proceeds from room rentals of all hotels and motels located in the city. In Tuesday night’s meeting, the Board unanimously adopted a resolution pursuant to House Bill 1595. However, before the levy can take effect, it must be voted upon by the citizens of Louisville.

Hotel Tax Levy Resolution by City of Louisville

 A printable pdf version of the signed resolution is available by clicking here.

There then came on for consideration the matter of the intent of the Board of Aldermen of Louisville, Mississippi (the “City”) to levy a tax on the gross proceeds from room rentals of all hotels or motels located in the City.  Following a discussion of the matter, Alderman Richard Caperton moved the adoption of the following resolution:

Monday, April 1, 2013

Hydrant Testing to Begin April 15th

Hydrant testing in the City of Louisville will begin on April 15th. The Louisville Fire Department reminds citizens that if they experiencing any discoloration in their water at that time to simply run their tap until the water clears.