Month: December 2012

LMSD awards district reading fair winners

From staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School District recently held its annual District Reading Fair. The first place winners from each school participated against one another for a chance to earn the first place in the district and an opportunity … Read more

Supervisors end year; approve insurance premium with savings

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors closed out the regular meetings of the year on December 17 with approval of new insurance policy which saved the county about $8,000 a year in premiums.… Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

å100 Years Ago – December 27, 1912 The Journal enjoyed its twenty-first Christmas Wednesday and desires to thank its hundreds of friends for their loyal support.

LIBERTY: The young people enjoyed an entertainment at Mr. and Mrs. Wm. J. Webb’s … Read more

Mobile Discovery Center (MDC) to visit Nanih Waiya School

From press reports

Discovering the wonders of science and math comes in many forms and can be accomplished in a variety of ways. When the National Science Center’s Mobile Discovery Center (MDC) van visits Nanih Waiya School on January 8th … Read more

Education notes

Four EC Warriors Ink Scholarships Gridiron careers will continue for at least four members of the 2012 East Central Community College football squad who signed national letters of intent as the mid-year signing period began December 19.

Twins Steven and … Read more

Pilot Club shows Christmas spirit


‘Tis the Season! The Pilots have been busy spreading their Christmas cheer as they visited the Noxapater Attendance Center and hosted a party for the developmentally delayed youngsters.

Then on December 13, in conjunction with the Anchor Club, a … Read more

LMSD discusses Move To Learn for schools

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

Students at some schools in the Louisville Municipal School District will be out of their seats dancing and moving under the direction of their teacher.

Superintendent Dr. William Wade and director of Curriculum … Read more

Bomb threat at Courthouse deemed hoax

The Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office at the courthouse like 29 others in Mississippi received a bomb threat Wednesday, December 12.

All offices at the courthouse were notified of the incident and the Sheriff’s Department did a check on all … Read more

Christian Friends tout giving for Christmas

From staff reports

The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 11, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season.

The event is held every year and has become a staple … Read more

Judgments handed out in court

From staff reports

The Winston County Circuit Court had many judgments handed down in October and November.

The cases covered manslaughter, molestation, DUIs, drug convictions and theft. The cases handled in the court were:

• Elihue Thompson pleaded guilty to … Read more