Category: News

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…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 03/30/2016

Includes our Annual Profile Edition! We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part…

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…

MDA head touts Winston Plywood preparations

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…

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

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.

LMSD-Head Start Partnership hold spring meeting

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…

Pilot Club hosts annual pageant

Pilot Club of Louisville announces annual pageant winners From press reports The Pilot Club of Louisville sponsored their annual Winston County Pageant for girls ages 4-18, and for boys ages 4-7.

WA STAR Student named

Kadie Nicole Odom has been named a STAR (Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2015-2016 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze Foundation, sponsor of the STAR Program.