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…

County receives federal road funds

From press reports U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today reported that Mississippi has successfully competed for more than $5.0 million in federal grant funding to support a variety of transportation-related improvements around the state. Eight separate…