Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Mary Pearson Cannon

Canton, MS
Mary M. Pearson, Ratliff Ferry, 61, a Special Ed teacher, died Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Merit Health (River Oaks) Hospital in Brandon.

Services were 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the Wilcox Chapel with Bro. David … Read more

Obituary – Mr. Bernard Landrum Haggard

Louisville, MS

Mr. Bernard Landrum Haggard, Sr., 76, passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on March 14, 2016 in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held on Friday, March 18th, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home, … Read more

Obituary – Mr. James Elliot “Jim” Peterson

Louisville, MS

Mr. James Elliot “Jim” Peterson, 93, died March 28, 2016, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Graveside services were held on Sunday, April 3rd, at 1:30 P.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery, followed by a visitation from … Read more

Pilot Club to host ‘Safety Town’ for second year

From press reports

Last year, the Pilot Club of Louisville hosted its very first “Safety Town” event, and it was a wonderful success. The club decided to make “Safety Town” an annual club event, and this year “Safety Town” will … Read more

MDA head touts Winston Plywood preparations

Glenn McCullough, executive director for the Mississippi Development Authority recently toured the Winston Plywood and Veneer operations as they work toward startup day. On the tour were Dr. Dick Baldwin of Winston Plywood and Veneer, Gerald Mills the Winston County Economic Development Director, Louisville Mayor Will Hill, David Morel of Winston Plywood and Veneer, and Jimmy Jones of Winston Plywood and Veneer.

From staff and press reports

Winston County and Mississippi are winning.

That’s how Glenn McCullough, executive director for the Mississippi Development Authority, characterized the state’s recent economic development strides and the work ongoing at the Winston Plywood and Veneer mill … Read more

Sunshine time


The Sunshine Boys made it back safely from West Memphis, Arkansas, and their performance was memorable and joyful! They mesmerized the crowd with their rendition of “Worth” by Anthony Brown and Group Therapy, and wooed the… Read more

New organization promotes community unity through sports

From press reports

The Louisville Bobcats (LBC) is the new community organization started by Lawrence Sangster that is focused on providing sports activities for the youth and adults in the Louisville and Winston County areas.… Read more

LMSD-Head Start Partnership hold spring meeting

Head Start teachers talk with teachers from Fair, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater about preparing a child for kindergarten and building them a pathway to success.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Municipal School District, in partnership with the Winston County Head Start Complex held its Spring Partnership Planning Meeting March 24 at Fair Elementary School.

The LMSD-Head Start Partnership Program was created … Read more