Category: News

SBA honors Hill for outstanding disaster recovery efforts

WASHINGTON – A Mississippi mayor who championed his city’s post-disaster economic recovery, a volunteer who developed a long-term emergency response plan for a small town in Oklahoma, and a pair of Staten Island entrepreneurs who stayed open for business and…

Services will honor fallen officers

From Press & Staff Reports Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored at the national and state level during National Police Week, which is May 15-21. The 35th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. May…

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon set

The campaign for St. Jude will begin on April 18-April 29. A Trike-A-then event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will climax on April 29 at Ivy Coliseum. Everyone is encouraged to participate. By participating in or attending the event,…

Relay for Life event saves and touches lives

From press & staff reports Several hundred residents laced up their running shoes and opened their purses and wallets for the Relay For Life Winston County event held April 22 at the Louisville Coliseum. This year’s theme was “Fighting For…

Alderman discuss financing for recovery projects

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a brief meeting to discuss financing options regarding the city’s upcoming FEMA and MEMA projects during its April 19 meeting held at City Hall. Mayor Will Hill…

Always call 911 in emergencies

From Press Reports The Winston County Sheriff’s Department and Louisville Police Department reminds county residents to call 911 on all calls when they need assistance. Certified emergency dispatchers are on duty 24 hours a day to assist people and get…

Senate clears Fallen Heroes Flag Act

From Press & Staff Reports U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran and Roger Wicker on April 15 announced their support for legislation that would provide an American flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to the families of first responders who are killed…

Chamber launches 2016 Great American Cleanup ‘Clean Your Block Party’

Volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew Winston County From press reports The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016…

Betheden working toward fire district and rating

The Winston County Board of Supervisors held a public hearing Monday April 18, 2016 during its normal Board of Supervisors meeting to receive public comments on the creation of a Betheden Fire Grading District. Among the many benefits of creating…

ECCC Baseball Team to host open tryouts

The East Central Community College baseball team will host two different open tryouts for players interested in playing for Warriors next season. The tryouts will be held Monday, May 9, and Monday, May 16, at 3 p.m. each day at…