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Fortnightly Club meets in April

Submitted by Lynne Cunningham The monthly meeting for the Fortnightly Club was held on April 11th at the Market Café. Hostesses Mrs. Steve Brown and Mrs. Charles Smyth decorated the tables with burgeoning spring flowers and served refreshments of broiled…

Refuge accepting YCC applications  

From press reports Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge is seeking applications from adventurous young women and men ages 15 to 18. Positions are available through the Youth Conservation Corps program and are a great way to get to…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –April 18, 1913 NOXAPATER: Mrs. Crow of Ackerman spent Wednesday night here, guest of Mrs. C. C. Gunn. – Dr. R. M. Webb of Hope spent Sunday night here with his home folks. We are glad to…

Winston County Republican Women hold March meeting

Submitted The Winston County Republican Women held its March meeting at noon at Lake Tiak O’Khata. New officers elected for the upcoming year were Dean Watkins, President; Amy Nowell, Vice President, Shelly Thomas, Recording Secretary, and Ann Nance, Treasurer. The…

HeadStart raises funds for St. Jude

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Winston County Head Start had dozens of children taking laps on tricycles and scooters for a good cause Thursday, at its annual Trike- A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital. “We…

MedStat’s newest helicopter visits Winston County

From staff and press reports The Health Science class and other students at the Louisville/Winston County Career and Technical Center recently received a visit from the newest Emergency Medical Service Helicopter. MedStat EMS, Inc. which recently expanded its Helicopter Emergency…

Library to feature noted authors, events

From staff and press reports The Winston County Library will celebrate National Library Week, April 14 through 20, with a variety of events and with two Mississippi Authors. The April 16 event will feature D.K. White. White will be signing…

Hotel/Motel tax vote to be on municipal ballot

From staff and press reports Residents in the City of Louisville will have an opportunity to vote on the implementation of a Hotel/Motel tax levy in June. The Louisville Board of Aldermen in its April 2 meeting approved a resolution…