News

Drug arrests made

From press and staff reports A Winston County man was arrested Friday, February 8 and charged with possession of marijuana and with the intent to distribute while in possession of a firearm. Officers from the Winston County Sheriff’s Department went…

Executives meet at Legion State Park

From press reports The Legion State Park Lodge was a buzz Monday, February 11 at 10:30. Senator Giles Ward arranged for the Executive Director of the Mississippi Department of Wildlife, Fisheries and Parks, Dr. Sam Polles along with the Department…

NWTF Hunting Heritage Banquet upcoming

From press reports The local East MS Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation will hold its annual Hunting Heritage Banquet on Saturday February 23 at 6 pm in the Grace Christian School Gym. The meal will be a seafood…

Education notes

Winston County resident among Ole Miss December 2012 Candidates for Degrees OXFORD, Miss. – Darneice Seante’ Floyd of Louisville MS 39339 is among 829 December 2012 candidates for degrees at the University of Mississippi. These include 623 bachelor’s degrees, 132…

Supervisors discuss grant opportunities, disaster plan

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors covered an array of business including discussions on grant opportunities and disaster planning in case of an incident like the courthouse fire in Webster County. Patsy Patterson…

Mayor signs Healthy Family proclamation

From Press Reports February is Healthy Family Month. This is a time set aside to celebrate the importance of cultivating and maintaining the bond between members of the familial unit. The family is the foundation on which communities are built…

Firefighters douse fire downtown

From press reports A downtown Louisville building suffered fire damage Monday, February 4. Monday morning at 4:14 AM Louisville Fire Department responded to a fire at 119 South Church Street with a call from the Louisville/ Winston County 911. The…

PAVE group focuses on education

By Peggy Miller Partners Advancing Values in Education (PAVE) was created in 2012 to help bridge the communication gap and to help reach consensus between what the citizens of Winston County and Winston County Partners for Community Living (WCPCL) believe…

School board election delayed until November

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School District Trustee election for District 1 has been rescheduled for November. While LMSD school officials are still awaiting final notice from the Attorney General’s office and Secretary of State’s…