Month: July 2017

Donating to the Library

The Nanih Waiya Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution recently gave a $150 gift to the Winston County Library to purchase genealogy books. Librarian Beth Edwards (Center) is pictured with two of the books purchased so far with…

Bathrooms add to park’s charm

From staff reports With the help of volunteers and using logs and other materials from the park, Legion State Park added a ADA complaint bathroom that matches the style and outdoor area near the Davis Fair Pavilon. Friends of Legion…

Library Gift

When William McCully (right) published his book Murder In Rural Hill: The Tragic Tale of Miss Janie Sharp and Swinton Permenter, this past year, he donated a portion of his proceeds to the Winston County Library.  Librarian Beth Edwards (left)…

Louisville All-Stars win 10-Under softball World Series

By Laurence Hilliard Winston County Journal   A group of young softball players brought a championship back to Louisville by avenging their only loss of the season. The Louisville All-Stars were beaten 4-1 by a team from Saltillo in the…

Local artist donates to library

Local ceramist, Susan Clark, has donated three pieces of her artwork to the Winston County Library. Her first piece, “Night At The Gallery”, is located in the Louis Taunton Genealogy Room and is quite a large piece.  It depicts guests…

City’s original section corner unearthed

By Mike Robertson Winston County Journal On Tuesday morning, July 18, the original section corner of the City of Louisville was revealed for the first time in 100 years. Interested townspeople, along with elected officials stood watch as employees of…

Local woman celebrates 103 years of living

By Hanna Johnson McCain A remarkable life summed up by working hard, living right, and loving with all one’s heart. One hundred three years ago today Virginia Fant Martin was born in Choctaw County, Mississippi. Mrs. Virginia Martin was born…

Taylor Machine Works Represents Mississippi

It is not every day that you get a call from the White House.  It all began late last Wednesday afternoon.   Taylor Machine Works, Inc. (TMW), one of the last American manufacturers of heavy industrial lift trucks, received a call…

Winston native Herrington of MSU honored at public relations event

From press reports A senior member of Mississippi State’s Office of Public Affairs is being honored as one of the newest inductees into the Southern Public Relations Federation’s Hall of Fame. Checky Herrington, MSU’s marketing research analyst, was inducted at…

Bullock elected to serve on MADA Board of Directors

Leigh Bullock has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Mississippi Automobile Dealers Association (MADA).  Bullock is the owner of Bullock Toyota in Louisville. MADA represents the new car and truck dealers in Mississippi.  Members of…