Category: News

ECCC Encore Players to present ‘25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee’ March 30-April 1

From press reports The East Central Community College Encore Players will present “The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee” by Rachel Sheinkin and William Finn March 30 through April 1, 2017. The annual musical presentation begins at 7 p.m. nightly…

Pilot Club of Louisville serving the community for 71 years

Submitted In a 1946 edition of the Winston County Journal it was reported a group of ladies met and formed a service club.  “Twenty-two business and professional women met Saturday night, February 2 and organized the Louisville Pilot Club, a…

April 1 Municipal Primary voter registration deadline fast-approaching

From press and staff reports New Mississippi voters hoping to cast a ballot in the upcoming municipal primary elections have about two weeks to send in their voter registration application. Additionally, Mississippians who are already registered to vote, but have…

Winston Chamber of Commerce preparing for annual banquet

Submitted   The Partnership/ Chamber of Commerce Annual Celebration will be held on Thursday, April 27, 2017 at 6:00 pm at Market Cafe.  The Chamber of Commerce/Main Street is once again asking you to seriously consider nominations for Man and…

Libraries transform a community

Beth Edwards Winston County Librarian   Do you know the five ways the Winston County Library brings value to our community?  David Morris, who wrote “The Public Library Manifesto: Why Libraries Matter, and How We Can Save Them,” in YES!…

The ‘cutting edge’: Winston Plywood and Veneer

Winston Plywood and Veneer on the cutting edge of plywood and Winston County’s future By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   Storms have passed and the light is shining upon Winston County. “This industry will have a lighthouse effect…

Community saferoom on track to save lives and help students

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   The Louisville city leaders are on track to help save lives in future disasters as they have purchased property and are moving forward with a Hazard Mitigation Grant Program Safe room in…

All roads are to downtown Louisville

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   Three years ago a tornado ripped through Winston County and caused damage throughout the county as well as taking a toll on the streets on Louisville. With the help of FEMA and…

New police offers take oath in February

From staff reports Three new police officers were sworn on February 7 prior to the first February monthly Louisville Board of Aldermen meeting. Glenda Sherrod, Dylan Alford, and Steffan McCall were all sworn in by Mayor Will Hill. The three…