Category: News

Unemployment rate drops

This is the latest information announced today by the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

In January 2016 Mississippi’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate dropped to 6.7 percent, a decrease of one-tenth of a percentage point from the December 2015 rate of … Read more

House passes budget bills with spending limits

By Rep. Michael T. Evans, Dist.45

Last week,  we began looking at budget bills, voting on spending and revenue measures.  We weren’t always happy with the proposals before us, and many of my colleagues and I were surprised at the … Read more

Sports Schedules – 03/16/2016

THUR, MARCH 17
Prep Baseball
5:30 p.m. — Choctaw County at Louisville
Fast-Pitch Softball
3:30 p.m. — East Webster at Pontotoc… Read more

Representative Hood gives an update on latest on House

This week, members of the House turned their focus toward budget matters, with both the Appropriations and Ways and Means committees very active. The Appropriations committee deals with spending the state’s money and is charged with designing the Fiscal Year … Read more

Check it out at the library

MARCH 2016
The following FICTION BOOKS are now available for checkout at the library:
James Rollins – The Bone Labyrinth
Carla Neggers – The Spring At Moss Hill… Read more

Calendar of Events – 03/16/2016

La Leche League meeting
4th Sat. each month
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La … Read more

How a burglar thinks when seeking a victim

From David Edwards
BSafe Technologies

Chances are you know someone who has had their home burglarized, or perhaps you have been a victim of a home burglary yourself.

Home burglaries almost always leave the victim with a sense of violation, … Read more

ECCC’s Inaugural WarriorFest Family-Fun event April 8  

A Hot Air Balloon Glow, 5K Nite-Glow Run/Walk, KidZone, Battle of the Bands and fireworks are just part of the fun scheduled for East Central Community College’s first annual WarriorFest on Friday, April 8, on the ECCC campus in Decatur.… Read more

News of the Past – 03/16/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago –March 17, 1916
[This edition was not available on microfilm for review.]

75 Years Ago – March Read more

Obituary – Mrs. Maggie Sue McAdory

Maggie Sue McAdory, 71, was anointed her new body as she passed away on Friday, March 11, 2016, in the Winston Medical Center Nursing Home in Louisville, Mississippi. Funeral services were held at 3 p.m. on Sunday, March 13, 2016, … Read more