Month: July 2012

Seperate fires gut homes

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Fire Department recently responded to a residential fire in the Greensboro community in Louisville on July 10 after an emergency call reporting of white smoke coming from the residential area.

The … Read more

Supervisors learn about Excel By 5, discuss business

From staff reports

The Winston County Board of Supervisors were encouraged to play a role in the Winston County Partners for Community Living in order to help push forward the Excel By 5 program.

Excel By 5 is a designated … Read more

Two die in car accident

From press reports

One car accident causes the death of two in Winston County on July 16.

Jolene McQueen,48, and her 2-year-old granddaughter, Mi’Kayla Roberson, were killed when the maroon 1997 Nissan Pathfinder that McQueen was driving left the road … Read more

LFD provides community service

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

Many residents of Winston County have their own ideas of what the fire department does in their community. A lot of them think they just simply put out fires and respond to emergencies … Read more


Mr. Robert Evans Weed, Sr. Saturday, July 14, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Robert Evans Weed, Sr., 85, were held at 11 a.m., July 17, 2012 at Coleman Funeral Home in a Ackerman. Rev. Danny Irvin officiated. Burial followed in … Read more

Calendar of Events

Bethsalem Annual Revival and Campground Meeting July 20 Bethsalem Presbyterian Church will hold its annual Revival-Campground meeting from July 20-22. Evening services will begin at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday morning at 11 a.m. Dinner on the grounds will be served … Read more

Lions Club to host annual golf tournament

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Lions Clubs is preparing to host their annual Two Man/ Woman Scramble Golf Tournament on July 21 at the Louisville Country Club.

This local event is becoming a namesake in the … Read more

New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – July 19, 1912 This issue was not available for review. : 75 Years Ago – July 16, 1937 FRONT PAGE: Blacktop paving on highway to Ackerman to begin.

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. Otiss Boyles are spending … Read more

Supervisors apply for grant, change roles

From staff reports

The Winston County Supervisors covered a numerous business in the first meeting in July.

County applies for Waste Tire Grant

Louisville City Engineer Kenny Morris requested the board apply for a waste tire grant for the landfill … Read more

WCCRF is tobacco free

From staff reports

The Winston Choctaw County Correctional Facility has gone tobacco free as of July 1.

Warden Tim Palmer informed the board of supervisors that the Winston Choctaw County Correctional Facility had gone tobacco free as required by the … Read more