Month: October 2012

Library able to offer e-books

From press reports

The Winston County Library, which is part of the Mid-Mississippi Regional Library System, today announced the availability of Baker & Taylor’s Axis 360 e-Book library for its patrons.

Axis 360 is a new digital media platform, providing … Read more

Local Ducks Unlimited to host banquet

From staff and press reports

Ducks Unlimited of Winston County helps to preserve the heritage of hunting and wetland environments.

On Thursday, Nov. 8, Ducks Unlimited of Winston County will be celebrating the organization’s 75th anniversary and 75 years of … Read more

Louisville awarded Storm Ready

From press and staff reports

Louisville joins 24 counties, 15 other communities, four state universities and three government sites designated as StormReady across the state after the Oct. 16 Louisville Board of Aldermen meeting. Winston County Emergency Management Director Buddy … Read more

Stew Stomp, Veterans

From staff and press reports

Saturday, Nov. 3 will be a big day for downtown Louisville and Winston County as the Annual Stew Stomp and Veterans Parade will be held.

The Stew Stomp and new Sweet Tea Contest This year’s … Read more

Supervisors move ahead with road projects

From staff reports The Winston County

The Winston County Board of Supervisors recently awarded the Bluff Lake Road project and is seeking to extend the bridge work on Old Robinson Road to include a 1,000 feet rather than the standard … Read more

One dies in car accident; two others injured

From press and staff reports

A late night car accident Saturday, Oct. 20 took the life of one Winston County resident and put two others in the hospital.

37-year-old James William McCleod of Louisville who was a passenger in the … Read more


Mr. Vicky R. Mosley Sr. Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 Funeral services for Mr. Vicky R. Mosley Sr., 57, were held at 2:00 p.m., Saturday Oct. 20, 2012 at MT. Pleasant #1 Church. Rev. Williams Haynes officiated. Burial followed in Eiland … Read more

New contact numbers for ECCC

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center announces a change in the phone numbers for the Career Advancement Center, located at 921 South Church Street, Building 1 in Louisville.

For more information on current and upcoming offerings at the … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – October 11, 1912 ROCKY HILL: Syrup making is the order of the day. – We are having some wintertime weather. – We are sorry to report that whooping cough has broken out in the school. – … Read more

Let’s Be Neighbors Carolyn Mills

Thanks to Juanita Hight, Lynn Campbell, and Emma Hyde for calling to say they are glad this column is back in the Winston County Journal. Also my pastor, Mike Dowd says he is glad, too. He gets to read it … Read more