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Emmerich Newspapers acquires Kosciusko Star-Herald

From press reports   Emmerich Newspapers has acquired the The Star-Herald in Kosciusko, Mississippi from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented CNHI in the transaction.…

Red Hills Festival enjoyed by all

The annual carnival is a big draw during the festival.

From press and staff reports   It was a gorgeous Memorial Day weekend as Winston County residents took part in the 33rd Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville this past Friday and Saturday. The weather could not have been…

Residents prepare for general elections

From press and staff reports   With the General election for city officials less than a week away, residents in Louisville and Noxapater will have the power to shape the future of their communities with their votes. In Louisville, Alderman…

Aldermen discuss tourism tax vote

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal   Aldermen discussed the upcoming vote for the tourism tax and other issues during their regular meeting on May 21. Mayor Will Hill explained how he would like to get more information to…

Juneteenth Day History Celebration planned

From press reports   Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston,…

Annual Relay For Life this Friday

From press and staff reports   After weeks of hard work and dedication by many volunteers and organizers, the Winston County Relay for Life Teams are proud to host The American Cancer Society Relay for Life this Friday, May 31…

Taylor Machine Works offers new technology

An illustration of how the system works.

From press and staff reports   Taylor Machine Works in conjunction with Mobileye have created technology that will assist with aiding safety in work environments. Taylor Machine Works now offers Vision Plus, a pedestrian detection aid for operators of powered…

Obituaries

Mrs. Annie L. Burt Mrs. Annie L. Burt, 74, passed away on Friday, May 24, 2013, at her residence in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation will be Tuesday, May 28, 2013, from 9:00 a.m. until service time at Nowell-Massey Funeral Home in…