Month: January 2017

Winston teams each win two-of-three contests

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Both Winston Academy basketball teams picked up two wins in three tries last week, as each earned victories over Starkville Christian and Lamar School after losing district games to Leake Academy. The Lady…

Hathorn to represent LHS at clinic

Tykeia Hathorn has been chosen to represent the Louisville High School Pride Band at East Central Community College Concert Band Clinic on the Decatur campus January 27 through 28. Students must be chosen by high school band directors with approval…

Spots available for ECCC Baseball’s Indoor Hitting and Pitching Clinics

The East Central Community College baseball program is again offering indoor hitting and pitching clinics on the Decatur campus for youth ages 6-12. The Hitting Clinic will be from 6:15 to 8:15 p.m. on Thursday evenings for four consecutive weeks…

NAACP ACT-SO to host meeting

The NAACP ACT-SO (Academic, Cultural, Technological and Scientific Olympics) will meet Sunday, January 29,2017 at Louisville City Hall at 4 pm. There are twenty-six (26) categories of competition in STEM, HUMANITIES, BUSINESS, CULINARY, PERFORMING ARTS AND VISUAL ARTS. Students enrolled…

Calendar of Events

Republican Meeting set There will be a meeting of Republican voters residing within the city limits who are interested in forming a Republican Municipal Executive Committee for the City of Louisville. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26…

President of Alcorn State University to  headline ‘Annual Scholarship Gala’

Once again this year, the Alcorn State University Louisville Winston County Alumni Chapter presents its’ annual Scholarship Gala.  This years’ Gala will feature as its guest speaker, Dr. Alfred Rankins, Jr., the 19th president of Alcorn State University. Dr. Rankins,…

Decades of bad habit can be changed

Marie McDowell, a retired administrative specialist for Southern Farm Bureau, has been smoking  menthol-flavored cigarettes since she was 16 years old. She started out lighting cigarettes for a friend. But that courtesy turned out to be habit forming. “There was…