Month: November 2013

Pet of week


Pumpkin is a very sweet and playful dog.  She is great with other dogs.  Pumpkin has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.00.  For more information about Pumpkin, please call the shelter.  If you are unable to adopt, please … Read more

Doors of Hope Center Volunteers serve many before Thanksgiving

One of the longest working volunteer, along with Sharon Mays, is Helen Harrington (R) who has been with the center since its inception in Louisville, MS May 2005.

By Elmetra Patterson


The Doors of Hope Center, which is under the umbrella of the Peace and Love ministries, was thankful for the ‘love offerings’ received from the residents of Winston County via Cash Saver, Vowell’s Market Place and … Read more

Ward excited about opportunity to play college basketball

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


The minute Marianne Ward steps on campus as a member of the University of West Alabama women’s basketball team next august the first thing she will likely ask for is a set … Read more

Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon work underway

Pam Triplett and Haynes pre prepare some of the side dishes.

From staff reports


Hands on food work is in process for the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon to be held at South Louisville Baptist Church Family Life Center on Thanksgiving Day.

“I would like to thanks each of you who … Read more

Adding a little ‘TLC’ to the community


By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal


Building a business from the ground up is always challenging yet it is a challenge Shelley Thomas relishes.

As she reflects, she sees the new business as a culmination of the foundations … Read more

Carl Jackson concert features rising stars

Church sisters

From staff and press reports


Virginia natives Sarah and Savannah Church of the Church Sisters will be performing at Winston County’s Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” concert on December 14, 2013.

Sarah and Savannah Church’s musical careers began … Read more

Reaching out to St. Jude’s


It’s time again for Taylor Machine Works Annual St. Jude’s Toy Drive. These toys are not only delivered to in-house patients at St. Jude’s Research Hospital but they are distributed to the Grizzly House and the Target Houses for children … Read more

LHS Class of 1963 remembers the ‘times’

Pictured are (left to right) Marveen Moody, Mildred Fant Waters, Freada Kinard Crawford, Hilda Null Lowery, Jeri Lashley Landry, Janice Burt Paty, Rebecca Cagle Carson, Nora Giffin Clay, Odell Collier Frazier, (Back) Mitzi Metts Taylor, Albert Moore, Dr. Spiva Gene Richardson, Dr. Dewitt Crawford, Gene Estes, Edward Lee Rowell, Raymond MCKay, Bob Paty, Dr. John McCully, W.P. Johnson, and Jerome Parker.



The 60th reunion of LHS Class of 1963 held

The Class of 1963 recently held a class reunion and talked about growing up and how they survived.

Class members noted that the following item could sum up so … Read more

New app, website reveal Mississippi county data including Winston

From press reports


MISSISSIPPI STATE – A wealth of county-level information is available in seconds through a set of profiles created by experts with the Mississippi State University Extension Service.

A new app and website provide community stakeholders, business … Read more

Fortnightly meets in November for fall, Thanksgiving

Submitted by Lynne Cunningham


The Louisville Fortnightly Club met November 13 at the home of Mrs. Andrew Eaves. Decorations of fall flowers and leaves reflected the season and a colorful paper turkey signaled the approach of Thanksgiving Tasty refreshments … Read more