Monthly Archives: September 2012

Registration deadline approaches

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Regardless of who you plan to vote for this November, Winston County Circuit Clerk Kim Ming, encouraged every citizen to make sure to beat the voter registration deadline on October 6. “With our…

Carl Jackson tickets go on sale Oct. 1

From staff and press reports The 16th Annual Carl Jackson “Home for Christmas” Concert, will be Saturday, December 8, at the Historic Strand Theater, 118 South Church Street. Organizers encourage everyone to get there tickets early. “This show usually completely…

Cotton Gin Festival, car show set for Saturday

From staff reports This year’s annual Cotton Gin Festival will feature the Cotton Gin Car Show on September 29 in the Noxapater area on Highway 15 between Louisville and Philadelphia. The Noxapater Community Alliance welcomes everyone to attend a day…

Aldermen discuss grants and improvements

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Aldermen held their regular meeting on Sept. 18 to cover several grants. Aldermen Eugene Crosby opened the meeting upon the absence of Mayor Will Hill who was attending learning…

LMSD receives ‘D’ rating from state on MCT2

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The results on the Mississippi Curriculum Test, Second Edition (MCT2) for the Louisville Municipal District were mixed at best and disappointing to most. Overall LMSD as a district received Academic Watch rating or…

BATTLE is Thursday

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal The annual Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon is set for this Thursday, September 27. The event will feature a fashion show by cancer survivors, door prizes and a…

Area law enforcement makes 11 drug arrests

From press and staff reports Eleven drug suspects were arrested September 20 by local and state law enforcement agents. A mulit-agency drug round-up resulted in eleven arrests Thursday, September 20. The Louisville Police Department, Winston County Sheriff’s office, Mississippi Bureau…

Winston County Democratic Party holds Rally

By Elmetra Patterson It was a beautiful evening at beautiful Dean Park in Louisville, MS for a Democratic Party Rally and Fish Fry. Over 150 people were in attendance as the Winston County Democratic Party kicked off its first rally…

Obituaries

Mr. Rodney Lawrence Copeland Funeral services for Mr. Rodney Lawrence Copeland were held at 10 AM Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012 from North Bend United Pentecostal Church with Rev. Nathan Moore and Rev. Bennie Alford officiating. Interment was in the Church…

Rural Community meeting Thursday in Noxapater

Brandon Presley, Northern District Public Service Commissioner (D- Nettleton) continues his 2012 community meetings across the Northern District to hear directly from ratepayers. The “Rural Community Meeting” in Noxapater will be held on Thursday night, September 27, 2012, at J…