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Holiday events and shop at home promoted by Chamber

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Winston County Chamber of Commerce is blitzing the community and encouraging the public to support local businesses especially during the upcoming holiday season when many special local events are planned.

Cotton Gin a success

By Joy Wall On Saturday, September 29, we had another great day in Noxapater. The Cotton Gin Festival and Car Show was once again a successful event. The weather turned out to be just right and we all had a…

Mayor’s Youth Leadership Core Training program set

From press reports The City of Louisville and The Mississippi School of Protocol & Etiquette have formed a Strategic Partnership Alliance to offer leadership training titled “The Mayor’s Youth Leadership Core Training Program” to the youth of Louisville, Mississippi. Participants…

Aldermen approve plans to restructure LPD

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Aldermen approved a restructuring of the Louisville Police Department in its regular Oct. 2 meeting. Louisville Police Chief L.M. Claiborne requested the several changes inside the police department to…

Backwoods Comic Fest draws vendors, crowds

From staff and press reports Unique visitors with resemblances to Princess Leia and other characters appeared at Louisville Coliseum on Sept. 29 for a first ever Backwoods Comics festival. Festival organizer Andy Childress thanked all the visitors and vendors for…

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Thanks so much to Aisha Roberson (Amaya’s mom) for the thoughtful donation of uniforms. Thank you also to Shalonda Triplett (Reagan’s mom) for her donation of uniforms to our clothing closet. Anyone who has gently used uniforms, shoes, or belts…

Business owner aims to give back with toy drive

From Press Reports Rhonda Prisock, owner of Fantabulous Formals in Louisville, is hard at work these days. Not only with formal gown rentals and sales but in organizing a toy drive for Blair E. Batson Children’s Hospital in Jackson. Prisock…

Visit your elected officials at work at the Capitol

By Lynne Cunningham Our state legislature is a large body of lawmakers at work, keeping the engine of our state government humming. Senator Giles Ward and Representative Michael Evans are striving to fulfill their obligations as elected officials from our…

LMSD Family Center to host safety event

On Tuesday, October 16, 2012, the Louisville Municipal School Family Center will host a safety workshop. Presenters will be Officer Tonya McWhirter, Sheriff Jason Pugh, and Beth Eden Fire Chief Randal Livingston. The holiday season is upon us, and many…