Month: September 2013

It’s Elementary

Patriot Day

Brandy Blanton, Elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Thank you to Mrs. Natalie Stewart for her donation of clothes to Fair Elementary’s clothing closet. Your donation is greatly appreciated and will be put … Read more

Noxapater Homecoming court


Homecoming ceremonies will be held at halftime on September 27, 2013. Game time is 7 p.m. The Noxapater Homecoming court is (Left to right; front to back) Prince Carter Hunt, Princess Jakeya Pippen, Sophomore Maid Ashley Kelly, Junior Maid Lea … Read more

BATTLE luncheon to feature speaker, fashion and much more


By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal


The annual Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon for 2013 will feature national speaker Dr. Beverly Ann McMillan.

Dr. McMillan, whose practice focuses on obstetrics and gynecology, will … Read more

Blues night a success

Children enjoy the jumpers while parents enjoy the music in downtown Louisville Thursday.

From staff and press reports


The Winston County Chamber of Commerce members hosted a downtown “Back to School Blues” night.

The downtown Louisville event featured a live band of the Old Memphis Kings, shopping, children’s entertainment, dining and much … Read more

Reyla Green finalist in NAMM pageant

Miss Reyla Green

Miss Reyla Green, daughter of SSgt Samuel and Krystle Green recently competed for the title of Miss Mississippi in the Princess Division at the National American Miss Mississippi pageant held on September 1, 2013 in Jackson, MS.

Out of 30 … Read more

Military notes – Air Force Airman Damion L. Burton


Air Force Airman Damion L. Burton graduated from basic military training at Joint Base San Antonio-Lackland, San Antonio, Texas.

The airman completed an intensive, eight-week program that included training in military discipline and studies, Air Force core values, physical fitness, … Read more

ECCC announces 2013 Homecoming Court


From press reports


Sophomore Kaylin Hopkins of Louisville will reign as queen during East Central Community College’s Homecoming activities scheduled Saturday, October 12 on the Decatur campus.

Hopkins, a 2011 graduate of Louisville High School, and other members of … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park still moving on

Hemphill and Houston with the deed.

From press reports


On September 20, 2013, Ellis Houston, businessman and Nanih Waiya alum, purchased 39 acres in the Nanih Waiya Community and immediately sold the property to the corporation Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park.

This park project … Read more

On Main Street


Community members turned out to tour Winston County’s brand new medical facility during an open house held Thursday, Sept. 19 at 5 p.m.

Located at 106 West Main Street, Main Street Medical Clinic — officially opens October 1 yet the … Read more

Taylor Group of companies promotes Walker as software developer


From press reports


Louisville, Mississippi (September 20, 2013) The Taylor Group of Companies has announced Tyler Walker as accepting the position of Software Developer. Walker will be responsible for upgrading computer programs and systems.

Robert Lowery, Taylor Machine Works … Read more