Month: July 2013

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – July 25, 1913

The first run of the ice plant made by the Woodward Bros. plant … Read more

Two Central Mississippi officers arrested

JACKSON — Two correctional officers and a 65-year-old mother visiting her son have been arrested in separate Mississippi Department of Corrections’ investigations since Sunday.

Ciarra Harley and Patricia Bennett-Armstrong, both Jackson residents and employees at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility (CMCF) … Read more

Showalter is ready for the show ‘The Winner Is’


Lifestyles Editor: Greenwood Commonwealth


Entertaining has always been a part of Amy Showalter’s life.

From the time she was 3 years old, Showalter would prance around from house to house in her Louisville neighborhood, knock on … Read more

Southern Food made easy: Recipes from Brock’s Files

Since we all have limited time to cook, we southerners should all research and find some interesting and easy southern recipes that we can enjoy and prepare ourselves. I have found three easy recipes this week for you that you … Read more

LMSD election set after law changes

By Anna Katharine Baskin

The Winston County Journal


2013 will be the first year that the Louisville Municipal School District will hold its trustee election in November.

The beginning qualifying date for the District 1 trustee post will be … Read more

July is National Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month

Submitted by Brandi Krajewski, Marketing Director


July is National Hemochromatosis Screening and Awareness Month. Hemochromatosis is an iron disorder where the body simply loads too much iron. This action is genetic and the excess iron, if left untreated, can … Read more

ECCC offers Truckdriving Program

Earn your CDL by letting us bring the training to you at our Decatur, Louisville, and Philadelphia locations.  To be eligible, you must be at least eighteen years old for an Intrastate License; twenty-one years old for an Interstate License; … Read more

BSF Career Education workshop held


Congratulations to a recent group of participants for completing the Building Strong Families (BSF) Career Education workshop. The class was held last month on the campus of East Central Community College (ECCC) in Louisville, MS. The career workshops are sponsored … Read more

Winston Medical Center Nursing Home honoree


Winston Medical Center Nursing Home recently honored Mr. Harvey Carter for the month of June 2013. Mr. Carter has been a resident since 2011. He was born July 1, 1943 and was the son of Mr. John D and Janie … Read more

The Local Fashion Advantage—Fashion star brings high fashion to Carthage

Hollis and Hathorn

Article by: Abby Hathorn


Renowned fashion designer Hilton Hollis, a proud Mississippi native, was born in Natchez and brought up in Carthage. He attended elementary school at “The Old School” in Carthage. When Hilton received word of its possible … Read more