Category: News

Free Medicare Education Class planned

From press reports   A free Medicare Education Class is planned for the Winston County Library at 100 W Park St in Louisville, MS 39339 on July 18th at 11am for anyone with questions about the A, B, C &…

Back to school/stay in school rally set for July 22

From press reports   The 10th annual NAACP’s district-wide Back to school/ stay in school rally, in partnership with the Louisville Municipal School District, is set for Saturday, July 22, 2017, starting at 12 noon. Kindergarten – 6th grade activities…

Seed for food plots available in the area

By James L. Cummins Special to the Journal   Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for…

News of the Past

100 Years Ago – July 6, 1917 The Boy Scouts of our city, in charge of Scout Master Rev. R. B. Gunter, left last Monday morning early for a hike to the A. & M. College, where they spent the…

ECCC Day at Neshoba County Fair Set for July 24 ECCC Day at Neshoba County Fair Set for July 24

The East Central Community College Collegians rock-n-roll band, the Warrior cheerleaders, the Wall O’ Sound Drum Line, and the Flag Corp are just some of the entertainment scheduled for the annual “EC Day at the Fair” festivities at the Neshoba…

Community and economic development conference planned

From press reports   Louisville, MS, July 14, 2017– The public is invited to a community and economic development conference at the Cooperative Extension Office at 155 Vance Street, Louisville, MS, from 8 a.m. to 12 noon. Attend if you…

Dedication of Land Tract at Refuge set

  On Saturday, July 15, at 10 a.m. the staff of Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge will be dedicating 22.5 acres of newly acquired land in honor of Sam D. Hamilton, 1977 MSU graduate and Former Director of…

County awarded federal funds for emergency food and shelter grant

From press and staff reports   Winston County has been awarded federal funds under the emergency food and shelter national board program. Winston County has been chosen to receive $10,275.00 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.…

Accidental shooting results in death of 5 year old

From press and staff reports   Jeremiah Brown, 5, died July 4 when a firearm accidentally discharged at his home in Winston County. Brown died at noon July 4 after he and a 6-year-old child found an unsecured 9 mm…

Winston Countians lose power for short time

From press reports   More than 2,166 EMEPA and Louisville Utilities customers lost power Monday afternoon. A TVA transmission outage caused the outage for 2,166 EMEPA members in Winston County as well as customers of Louisville Utilities. TVA workers restored…