Month: March 2017

Obituaries

Troy Lee Holder Troy Lee Holder, 73, passed away on Sunday, March 5, 2017, at his residence in Louisville.   Visitation was Tuesday, March 7, 2017, from 5 p.m. until 7 p.m. at Nowell Massey Funeral Home in Louisville.  Funeral…

Noxapater Municipal elections set

From staff and press reports The town of Noxapater has released the list of candidates for the June 6 general election. All five aldermen are seeking re-election without any opponents which means all will serve another four-year term. The aldermen…

Qualified homeowners consider lower tax bills

Writer: Keri Collins Lewis MSU-EXT-AgCommNews Homeowners have until March 31 to file for a homestead exemption, which may help lower their annual tax bills. Jason Camp, an instructor with the Mississippi State University Extension Service Center for Government and Community…

Louisville Community Blood Drive set for Monday

Mississippi Blood Services (MBS) will be holding a community blood drive in Louisville on Monday, March 20, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. The MBS Donor Coach will be at Walmart in Louisville. Donors will receive an MBS T-shirt. Donors…

Local schools celebrate Read Across America

From staff reports The area schools celebrated Read Across America with many activities held March 2 as students in public schools across the state celebrate Read Across America. Now in its 20th year, the reading celebration is linked to the…

County sees slight increase in unemployment rate

From press & staff reports Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate was 5.5 percent in January, which was unchanged from a month earlier in December 2016.   Winston’s unemployment rate in Janaury was 7.1 percent which was up from the 6.8…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 03/08/2017

We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part of your print subscription. If…

Requesting submissions for Winston Profile 2017

The Winston County Journal is gearing up for its 2017 Profile Edition premiering late March. The Winston County Journal’s Profile Edition is our biggest edition of the year, packed with articles and pictures regarding the county’s main happenings over the…

Pilot pageant upcoming

The Pilot Club of Louisville  will hosts its annual  Pilot Club Pageant in the Louisville High School Auditorium on March 25, 2017.   The pageant will begin at 6 pm.  Admission is $5 and program books will be available for…

ECCC Workforce Development Center to offer welding course

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer a class in Welding beginning Monday, March 13, 2017, at the Louisville/Winston County Career-Technical Center. Classes will be held from 7 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Monday through Friday for one…