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MLK parade and event set for Jan.19

From press reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Saturday, January 19. Parade participants will line up at the coliseum at 9:00 A.M. with the parade starting promptly at 10:00…

Group encourages park permit purchase

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Friends of Legion State Park are encouraging every citizen to use Legion State Park in the upcoming year to help insure its continued operation. “As the recession continues it is becoming difficult…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – January 3, 1913 MARRIAGES: Married, at old Hickory Grove on December 25th, 1912, Mr. Marshall Smith and Miss Florrie Pressley, J. D. Hill officiating. – On December 22nd, at home of the bride’s parents, Mr. and…

Let’s be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

The twelve days of Christmas have until January 6th before ending. However, the week between December 25th and December 31st have a slower pace giving everyone a needed break. Kathleen Hatcher UpShaw and Sandra and Emily Holdiness hosted the December…

Making the grade with home-grown teachers

By Diane L. Godwin “My Teacher Academy student was truly inspired when she helped a 3rd grader at Fair Elementary reach his accelerated reading goal,” said Helen Black, Teacher Academy instructor at the Winston County Career and Technical Education Center.…

WMC partners with Morrison’s on food service

By: Brandi Krajewski, WMC Marketing Director Winston Medical Center recently partnered with Atlanta-based Morrison to operate its entire food-services department, including patient meals and cafeteria in July 2012. On November 1, 2012 Morrison’s announced that is has become the industry’s…

Calendar of Events

REPM to meet Jan. 3 Retired Education Personnel of Miss. meeting ( REPM ) will meet Jan. 3, 2013 at Louisville City Hall starting at 1:00 PM with speaker: Clay Bane, Miss Bureau of Investigation of the Miss. Highway Patrol…

Christmas Program held at Winston County HeadStart

From staff reports Winston Count Head Start held its Christmas Program on Thursday, Dec. 20 with their pre-schoolers entertaining family and friends with Christmas songs and poems. Special guests welcoming the audience were Regional Administrator Dean Miller and members of…

Information on burglary sought

From press reports The Winston County Sheriff’s Department are seeking a suspect or suspects in a burglary that occurred Dec. 4. The suspects robbed the home on Enon Road and stole several guns and many pieces of jewelry. The owners…

Aldermen hear from youth council

From staff reports The Louisville Board of Aldermen in the December 4 meeting discussed a saggy pants ordinance with area youth who are part of the Mayor’s Youth Council. The Youth council was setup to give Winston County’s youth a…