Monthly Archives: April 2014

MSU sending personnel, equipment to aid local community

Mississippi State University Campus Operations and Extension Service personnel departed today [April 29] for the town of Louisville in neighboring Winston County to assist in clean-up efforts after tornadoes ravaged the area on Monday. Here, MSU Vice President for Campus Services Amy Tuck gives some final instructions to crew members and staff who are equipped with generators, chain saws and other maintenance supplies to aid in recovery.
Photo by: Beth Wynn

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Responding to a request for assistance from the town of Louisville, Mississippi State University sent MSU personnel and equipment to help in the clean-up of the neighboring community after it took a direct hit from tornadoes that ravaged central … Read more

Fifth Annual Antiques and Collectibles Show set

Scenes from previous events

From press reports

Exhibitor display spaces are still available for the fifth annual Antiques and Collectibles Show and Sale May 24 at First United Methodist Church in Louisville, Mississippi. A wide variety of antiques and collectibles will be shown and … Read more

On the court

Ashley Malone concentrating on the ball as she prepares her backhand return.

Photos by Mike Robertson

Winston Academy played in their district tennis tournament this… Read more

Maben Home and Garden Club visits Louisville

Maben HOme and Garden club meeting April 007

The Gallivanting Gals of the Maben Home and Garden Club galloped on out of town, down MS Hwy 15 South, all the way to Louisville to the almost famous Market Café for lunch for the April meeting. Even though the … Read more

Residents urged to be cautious when using chainsaws

Volunteer goes back to repair his chainsaw after cutting dozens of trees.

In the wake of Monday’s severe weather and tornadoes many Mississippi residents are operating chainsaws to remove debris and running portable generators until power is restored in affected areas. Mississippi Emergency Management Agency would like to remind people utilizing this … Read more

Wildcats scheduled to open baseball playoffs at Kossuth

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Dylan Nicholson (13) delivers a pitch to the plate early in the game against Tupelo.

By Austin Bishop
The Winston County Journal

In the wake of the tornado that ripped through Winston County on Monday afternoon,  the Louisville High School Wildcats were uncertain when they would begin their second-round MHSAA Class 3A State Baseball Playoff … Read more

Obituary – Jr. White

Mr. Jr. White, 70, passed away on Sunday, April 27, 2014, at Winston Medical Center in Louisville, Mississippi. Visitation was held at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home on Tuesday, April 29, 2014, from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Funeral services were… Read more