News

Nowell signs with DSU

From staff and press reports Head softball coach Casey Charles announced eight new signees that will become members of the Delta State University Lady Statesmen Softball team in 2013-14. Each of the players signed during the early signing period, which…

Let’s Be Neighbors by Carolyn Mills

Sorry this column was not submitted last week. I will try to catch up on past events this week. Especially do I wish to say what a great job the WCJ did reporting on the Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker…

News of the Past

100 Years Ago – November 29, 1912 DEATHS: Mrs. J. W. Tomlinson died at her home in North Louisville on Wednesday evening, November 27, 1912, after several weeks’ illness of slow fever. – On Monday evening about sundown, November 25,…

Friends of Legion State Park receive donation

From press reports Friends of Legion State Park president Frances Ball is seen receiving a $500.00 check from James Ashley, a member of Borrow Smart Mississippi. The grant is one of the first awarded by the Board of Directors of…

Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon a success

From press and staff reports The 11th Annual Thanksgiving Community Luncheon once again feed over 1,000 Winston Countians. Volunteers along with organizer Aline Haynes gathered early at South Louisville to begin a long day of service to the community. Aline…

Holiday events upcoming

From press reports The annual Louisville Christmas will kick off Monday, December 3 at 5:30 p.m. The Chamber staff asks persons to register any entries by Friday, November 30. The coliseum will be open by Wednesday, November 28 for people…

School board to host hearing on building needs

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School Board will host a public hearing Dec. 10 at 6 p.m. at the Noxapater Attendance Center Auditorium to discuss building needs for the district. The public will have an…

Students build counter for school

From press reports The Louisville High School cafeteria recently received a new front counter. It was constructed by the Winston Louisville Career and Technology Center’s Construction class which is instructed by Mr. Bryan Christopher. Mr. Christopher is a first year…

Teacher Academy spotlights Preston

By Helen Black One look at Ms Preston’s third grade classroom at Fair Elementary and you know immediately she is a Wildcat fan! You enter her class room through a replicated goal post and can almost hear the game clock…

Calendar of Events

Driver Safety Class for Nov. 28 AARP chapter 2859 will sponsor a driver safety class for ages 50 plus at the Winston County Extension Office, Wednesday, November 28. The Time is 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Lunch will be served.…