Month: August 2013

Winston opens season at Sylva Bay

By Wendell Womack


The Winston Patriots will open the 2013 season this Friday night in Bay Springs against the Sylva Bay Saints.

The Saints, home of Ole Miss starting defensive halfback, Cody Pruitt, always put a well coached and … Read more

Openness in government is necessary for community support

The Louisville Municipal School board and many boards in across the state often forget that they are employees of the public.

With that in mind most of what occurs in a board meeting should be discussed in front of the … Read more

Presley pushes to extend rate incentives for small business owners

From press reports


Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley today publicly encouraged Mississippi’s major electric and gas utilities to extend Small Business Rate Incentives for another year. Incentives provided by Entergy Mississippi, Mississippi Power Company, Atmos Energy, CenterPoint Energy and … Read more

Airport receives terminal funding

By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Jorunal


The Louisville/ Winston County Airport received additional grant funding to build a new terminal building on the property.

A Federal Aviation Grant along with Mississippi Department of Transportation Funds, county and city … Read more

Lady Tigers looking to find the offense in first full week of season

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


The Noxapater Lady Tigers had trouble pushing runs across the plate in its opening day of slow-pitch softball action, dropping a pair of games in the Winston County Classic played in Louisville … Read more

Nunnelee talks economic development and more


By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal


Congressman Alan Nunnelee spoke to a crowd of approximately 50 people at the recent Rotary Club of Louisville program.

Congressman Nunnelee was the guest speaker for the program on August 7 which … Read more

Pilot Club Welcomes new member


The Pilot Club of Louisville welcomed a new member at their July meeting. Allison Shanabrough was installed by club president Tara Woodward, and Paula Fulton presented her with her club pin and binder.

Pictured are Allison Shanabrough and Paula Fulton.… Read more

Republican women hosts Cravens


From staff reports


Michael Cravens, Chief of Staff for Congressman Gregg Harper, and Winston County native discussed D.C. politics with the Winston County Republican Women on Monday, August 12.

Cravens reminded the group that while redistricting may have moved … Read more

Locals graduate space academy

Nathan Letteri and Adam Thomas at space camp.

From press reports


Nathan Letteri and Adam Thomas recently attended Robotics Camp at the U.S. Space & Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor information Center for Marshall Space Flight Center. The weeklong educational program promotes … Read more

Local Pilot Club members attend Pilot International Convention

Pictured are: Kathy Sinclair, Gloria Joiner, Beverly Wilkes, Gail Massey, Wanda Ward, Tara Woodward and DeLaine Woodruff.

From press reports


New Orleans, LA – Local _Winston County_ residents and Pilot Club members, Tara Woodward, Kathy sinclair, gail massey, beverly wilkes, gloria joiner, delaine woodruff and wanda ward_, attends 2013 Pilot International Annual Convention & Leadership Conference … Read more