Month: July 2016

ICC selects All-American Band for 2016-17

Members of the Itawamba Community College All-American Band for 2016-17 include several area residents. They are Louisville – Adrian Thompson; Philadelphia – Javonis Adams; Kosciusko – Anna Lee Jones; Eupora – Makayla Blakely; The band is a service organization representing…

Good papers are honest information brokers

It’s just true. And time hasn’t changed it: Find a well-run, stable or progressive community and it will be served by a well-run local newspaper. The Mississippi Press Association is observing its 150th birthday this year. Members gathered last month…

Editorial Roundup

Trim the bloat in bureaucracy When Mississippi legislative leaders announced recently a comprehensive study of the state’s tax structure and spending, they assigned one committee the task of examining the amount of bureaucracy involved in running state government. It’s an…

Letters to the editor

Suggestion for newspaper As subscriber and reader of the Winston County Journal, we have been impressed with the consistent quality of the WCJ. Besides, the WTJ catches and holds the reader’s interest. Joseph McCain and staff of WCJ gives us…

Louisville ranked No. 1 as most tax-friendly place for retirees

From press & staff reports Louisville has always been a place that offers its residents a better quality if life, in all aspects. Recently, the city was recognized for its assistance to its senior residents and their pockets. According to…

Jail Docket

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed and have not been convicted in court. The information contained herein is derived from public records. Persons are innocent…

Winning design

This past school year at Winston Academy, students created a logo to represent themselves in their Survey of Art Class, taught by Mary Snow.  Mary and Johnny Snow pick a winning logo design each year to make into jewelry.  This…

Calendar of Events

REPM meeting Aug. 4 REPM will hold its next meeting Aug. 4 at Louisville City Hall at 1 p.m. with Darlene Bane, Winston Co. Tax Assessor & Collector as guest speaker. Benefit Program Aug. 6 The Ministers’ Wives, Widows, and…

Taylor recognizes years of tenure for employees

When it comes to statistics, Taylor Machine Works, Inc. and its people can never be considered “average”. Being the last privately owned material handling manufacturer in the world is enough to put Taylor in a league of its own. But…