News

Carr family reunion held

From press reports   The family of Robert Lafayette and Annie Mae Ingram Carr met on July 6 at Murphy Creek Baptist Church. There were seventy-three people present, two of which were Bobby McKay of Louisville and Ilene Gonzales of…

Aldermen discuss E-911 and upcoming fundraiser

From staff reports   The Louisville Board of Aldermen in the second meeting of the month postponed until July 23 discussed E-99 contract with the county and a fundraiser for the Fire Association in Louisville. The aldermen and Mayor reviewed…

Obituaries

Mr. Jerry Agent Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Agent were held at 2 PM Friday, July 26, 2013 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John Stephens officiating. Burial was in Old Pearl Valley Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – August 1, 1913 LOUISVILLE: Lightning demolished the east chimney of the court house last Tuesday afternoon…

City leaders attend MML

From press reports   Elected officials of Louisville recently attended three days of training and leadership development presented at the Mississippi Municipal League’s 82nd Annual Conference at Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center. “Strong Cities: Putting the Pieces Together”…

Rehearing denied

A Winston County man has lost his attempt to have the Mississippi County of Appeals rehear the appeal of his capital murder conviction. J. C. Higginbotham, 33, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for the December 2007…

Winston County Library reading program a success

The Winston County Library hosted a “Dig Into Reading” Summer Library Program each Tuesday during June 4 through and July 2 for children entering the first through sixth grades. Children were encouraged to read throughout the summer, and the library…

Winston Winner

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Amanda Burdine won gift certificates and prizes from entry in the Sip and Shop held the Third thursday in Downtown Louisville in July. Merchants awarding the prizes were Market Cafe, Just Teasin, The Jewel Shoppe, Silver Goose, Something Special and…

Calendar of Events

Celebration July 27 REPM meeting August 1 The Retired Education Personnel of Mississippi meeting will take place on August 1, 2013 at Louisville City Hall. The meeting will begin at 1:00 pm. The speaker is Forest Thigpen, President of the…