Monthly Archives: June 2013

LFD hosting Camp Fire Academy

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From staff reports   The Louisville Fire Department began their annual Camp Fire Academy this past Monday for children in the Winston County area. The camp, which lasts from June 17-21, gives the youth of the community from 8 to…

14 foot 2 inch long alligator found dead

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On May 18, 1969, three adult male and 3 adult female alligators were flown to Columbus by Southern Airlines for release at Bluff Lake on the Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge.   It is likely that many of the…

Louisville Volleyball League 2013 Champions

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The Louisville Volleyball League were named the 2013 Champion. The team was sponsored by Eric Davis. The team’s name is PG, and the players are Ken Harrington, Fred Cistrunk, Maurice Coleman, Shun Cistrunk, Terrel Thomkins, Tanya Porte, Brock Harris, Dontae…

Calendar of Events

Summer feeding program planned 2013 Summer Feeding Program, Free meals for all children. The Louisville Municipal School District is participating in the Summer Food Program. Meals will be provided at the sites and times as follows; Breakfast 7:30 a.m. –…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – June 20, 1913 LOUISVILLE: Born, to Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hudson, a fine boy on the…

Education notes

Area residents make the Dean’s List at MUW The following Mississippi University for Women students were recognized on the Dean’s List for the spring 2013 semester. Chelsie Burns, a resident of Louisville, MS. Kayla Dewberry , a resident of Louisville,…

Sheriff’s office to host handgun safety class

From staff and press reports   The Winston County sheriff’s office will host a handgun safety class for Winston County residents July 27 starting at the Winston County Annex Building at 8 a.m. The class will consist of about three…