Month: December 2012

For 30 years Flower Ridge enlivens Nativity

From staff and press reports

For three decades, church members of Flower Ridge United Methodist Church and other volunteers have braved wind chills, rainy nights, the occasional snow, and much more to bring to the community a heartwarming Living Nativity.… Read more

Drug arrests nets marijuana, cash

From press and staff reports

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department, the Louisville Police Department and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics netted marijuana, cash and a gun at a drug raid Tuesday, December 11.

The bust on Pineywood Drive resulted in three … Read more


Mr. Henry Lee Seals Funeral services for Mr. Henry Lee Seals, 74, were held 1:00 p.m., Saturday Dec. 15, 2012 at Mt. Sinai M.B. Church. Rev. L.B. Hathorn officiated. Burial followed in Mt. Sinai Cemetery.

A resident of Louisville, MS, … Read more

Kwanzaa Celebration to be held by Women in the NAACP on Dec. 28

WIN (Women in the NAACP) is presenting the African American Cultural Holiday, KWANZAA, on Friday, December 28, at 6 P.M. in Mt. Sinai M.B. Church.

The presenter is performing and visual artists, Sister Yomi (Renee “Abayomi” Goodall). The community is … Read more

WA Patriots to remain in District 2 in 2013

The Winston Academy Patriots will remain in Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AA District 2 in the upcoming 2013 season.

However, MAIS District 2 AA will see some changes.

The district will consist of Manchester Academy, Canton Academy, Tri- … Read more

Winston County baksetball teams stay busy

By Ruthie Robison The Winston County Journal

Louisville The Louisville Wildcat squads have been plowing through their basketball schedule before the holiday break.

Last Tuesday, in a matchup against the Aberdeen Bulldogs, the Wildcats took a tough loss at home.… Read more

Calendar of Events

Distinguished Young Women Meeting to be held Dec. 20 There will be an informational meeting for Winston Co. Distinguished Young Women on Thursday, December 20, 2012 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church Louisville in the Crossing. For info please contact: … Read more

Winston Garden Club holds monthly meeting

by Sheila Hickman

The December meeting of the Winston Garden Club was held on December 11 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. There were 12 members and 4 guests present. Brenda Hunt served as the hostess for the evening. She provided Christmas … Read more

ECCC recognized for growth, academic success

East Central Community College in Decatur is considered one of the fastest growing community colleges in the nation, according to the November 26, 2012, issue of Community College Week!

East Central is ranked sixth among community colleges with enrollments from … Read more

State Auditor Stacey Pickering speaks to Louisville Rotary Club

From staff reports

State Auditor Stacey Pickering spoke to members of the Louisville Rotary Club on Nov. 28.

His remarks included an update on the legislative upcoming session, role of the State Auditor’s Office in state and local government, recent … Read more