Month: April 2014

Winston Countians can rebuild stronger

Joseph McCain There will always be reminders of the devastation that occurred Monday, April 28 yet I hope those reminders will be of how a community pulled together and rebuilt itself from the dust. In some places where homes once stood…

MSU sending personnel, equipment to aid local community

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…

Fifth Annual Antiques and Collectibles Show set

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…

On the court

Photos by Mike Robertson Winston Academy played in their district tennis tournament this

Maben Home and Garden Club visits Louisville

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…

Gov. Bryant holds press conference on storms that hit county

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant visited both Lee and Winston Counties during a tour to view Monday night’s storm damage on April 28. During his time in Winston County, Bryant held a press conference…

Residents urged to be cautious when using chainsaws

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…

Wildcats scheduled to open baseball playoffs at Kossuth

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…