Category: News

Louisville/Winston County Chapter of ASU presents ‘Purple And Gold Scholarship Gala’


Once again this year, the Alcorn State University Winston County Alumni presents its’ annual Scholarship Gala. This years’ banquet will feature as its guest speaker, Rev. Neddie Winters. Rev. Winters is a native Mississippian; he was born and raised … Read more

Two injured, suspect missing in Louisville shooting

From press reports

The Louisville Police Department has been very busy the past few months dealing with a number of shooting incidents. That trend continues into 2016 with a shooting incident that took place on January 16, 2016.

LPD officers … Read more

Obituary – Dr. Dewitt Grey Crawford

Dr. Dewitt Grey Crawford died peacefully in his sleep, Sunday evening, January 17, 2016, at the Winston County Medical Nursing Home in Louisville. He was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, May 5, 1935, to Dr. John Albert Crawford, Sr. and Louise … Read more

Legals – 01/20/2016

Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale


WHEREAS, on the 18th day of September, 2013, John Allen King, a married man, and Jessica King, a married woman, husband and wife as joint tenants with right of … Read more

Obituaries – 01/20/2016

Mr. Jeff Prince
Jeff Prince, 25, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Memorial services were at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 17, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Dewayne Kelsey officiating. Visitation … Read more

MLK parade planned for Jan. 16


From press and staff reports

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016.

One of the main events for the 2016 celebration is a parade that will … Read more

Operation – Help: A success with community’s support

Volunteers pose with a few of the items that were not already loaded into trailer and trucks.

Submitted by Frances Ball

On December 23, 2015, nine tornadoes ripped through North Mississippi. It was approximately 150 miles long and approximately ½ mile wide. It left a devastating path of destruction from Batesville to Holly Springs. Many lives were … Read more

Distinguished Young Women kicks off

Front row: Simone Coburn, Iris Keen, 2016 Winston County DYW Kenley McMullan, Brooke Gillis, Back row:  Marla Hudson, Jillian Gregory, JaMiya Miller

From press and staff reports

The 2017 Distinguished Young Women Program kicked off Jan. 10 with a Boot Camp preparation for the young women.

The program will be Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6 P.M. at the Louisville High School … Read more