Month: May 2012

Kelley retires from EMA

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Emergency Management Agency gave a farewell to one of their most devoted and distinguished employees—Mr. Clarence Kelley.

A ceremony for Kelley was held on May 21 to present him a plaque for … Read more

Red Hills Festival thrills with entertainment, car show, more

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

Thousands descended on downtown Louisville for Memorial weekend for the 32 Annual Red Hills Festival.

The organizers of Festival did everything they could to ensure this weekend’s celebration went well and Mother Nature … Read more

Relay for Life in full fundraising mode

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Relay for Life teams are in full fundraising mode as the June 8 Relay for Life date quickly approaches.

The First Presbyterian Church Relay for Life team will host its … Read more

City to host hearing June 5

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen set the city redistricting hearing for June 5 at 5 p.m. to redraw the ward lines.

After the 2010 census, the ward population shifts requires the city to … Read more

Guilty plea in Winston County death

From staff reports

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the April/May Court calendar with multiple sentences handed down in cases from murder to theft.

Lester Triplett who was charged with the felony crime of murder pleaded guilty to the … Read more


By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department received a present this week from the Mississippi Department of Transportation in the form of a vehicle on May 22.

Winston County Sherriff Jason Pugh and District 4 … Read more


Mr. Eddie Dean Keeton May 20, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Eddie Dean Keeton, 64, will be announced at a later date and time by his family. Mr. Keeton died on Sunday, May 20, 2012 in Winston County. Survivors include … Read more

Deadline approaches for major Farm Service Agency Programs

Winston County USDA Farm Service Agency (FSA) Executive Director CED Billy Lipsey, reminds producers of the approaching June 1, 2012, deadline for FSA’s Supplemental Revenue Assistance Program (SURE), the Direct and Counter-Cyclical Program (DCP) and the Average Crop Revenue Election … Read more

ECCC Summer class schedule announced

East Central Community College in Decatur will offer two, four-week summer terms as well as a 10-week summer evening schedule, announced David Case, dean of admissions, records and research. Courses include:

SUMMER SESSION I The first four-week, four-day (Monday – … Read more

Calendar of Events

Youth Revival May 30- June 1, 2012 Wesley United Methodist Church invite you to join them for their Youth Revival on Wednesday, May 30. The speaker will be Rev. Eddie Jones, Griffin UMC in Starkville, MS; Thursday May 31, speaker … Read more