News

Strand Theatre visited by ghost hunters

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Ghost hunters from Amory paid a visit to the Strand Theatre in Louisville to try to detect whether paranormal activity occurred in the building. A group of three investigators from “Independant Paranormal Research…

City holds first budget hearing

From staff reports The city of Louisville held its first budget hearing for the upcoming 2012-13 year. Beth Edwards of the Winston County Library was the only person to address the board in the hearing. Edwards outlined the benefits of…

Calendar of Events

Head Start Open House Aug. 17 Open House for Winston County Complex Head Start Center will be Friday, August, 17, 2012, 1:00-6:00 p.m. All parents are asked to come and meet your child’s teacher Book signing set for Aug. 18…

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

The year has gotten off to a great start! The students were welcomed on Monday, August 6, by teachers and staff who were excited to see some familiar faces as well as many new students. Getting ready for this day…

Winston Guards hold February meeting

Submitted Winston Guards No.2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy met on February 6, 2012 in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O Khata. The tables were covered with white tablecloths and red and pink napkins. There were red…

Observe children’s eye health and safety

Submitted by: Rita Tanksley Child & Family Area Agent According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 12.1 million school- age children, or one in four, has a vision impairment. Among preschool-age children, more than one in 20 has a vision…

Carr family reunion held

Submitted The descendants of Robert Lafayette Carr and Annie Mae Ingram Carr met Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Murphy Creek Baptist Church in Louisville, MS for an annual family reunion. Delphia Hurt, daughter of Maxine Carr Hurt, opened the program…

Rotary hosts Josiah Coleman and others in weekly meetings

From Staff Reports Guest speaker Josiah Coleman presented a program on “Judicial Philosophies” to the Louisville Rotary Club August 1. Coleman primarily surveyed how Supreme Court justices interpret the Constitution because their interpretations affect everyone, he noted. Coleman grew up…

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 16, 1912 In WINONA, the jury has been selected and the trial of Swinton Permenter, for the murder of Miss Janie Sharp, is now underway. NOXAPATER: Mr. R. L. Webb of Laurel was a guest…

Supervisors prepare for 2012-13 budget

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors used the August 6 meeting to help prepare the 2012-13 budget for its September approval along with covering the first of the month’s business. The board examined…