Category: News

Hillhouse-Barfield

Mary Tabor and Gary Hillhouse of Louisville are proud to announce the engagement and upcoming marriage of their son,–Justin Lee Hillhouse, to Maribeth Noel Barfield, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brent Barfield of Jackson. Maribeth is the granddaughter of Travis T. Vance of…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 06/29/2016

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Annual 4th of July parade this week

From press and staff reports As the summer season heats up, the Winston County Chamber of Commerce and Main Street Association gear up for the annual Red, White and Blue Children’s parade Friday, July 1. Winston Countians take the time…

Historic equipment parade sign of progress in Winston County

From staff reports The City of Louisville and Winston County residents came together to witness the partnering of one of its oldest industries with the latest industry to change the economic landscape of the area as Winston Plywood and Veneer…

Junior Deputy Sheriff Academy kicks off

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Sheriff’s Department began its first ever Junior Deputy Sheriff Academy this past Monday, June 27 at the South Louisville Baptist Church Family Life Center. The Junior Deputy Sheriff’s Academy allowed…

Woman with local ties missing in New Orleans

From press and staff reports Chanda Stevens Smith went missing early Sunday morning in New Orleans, LA. Authorities say that 38 year old Smith was last seen leaving the Sheraton hotel at around 1 a.m. Sunday morning. Smith has not…

Winston County Farmer’s Market open for fourth year

From staff reports The Winston County Farmers Market in Louisville began its fourth year of service to the county June 16, 2016 at the Louisville Coliseum. The Farmers Market was certified by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce as…

Jail docket

Editor’s note: Unless otherwise noted or not applicable, defendants listed in this report have only been charged with the offenses listed and have not been convicted in court. The information contained herein is derived from public records. Persons are innocent…

Hood recognized

Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman) received an “A” for his efforts in pro-business legislation from Mississippi’s Business and Political Education Committee (BIPEC). Legislators were assessed based on their:  votes affecting economic principles and employer issues, leadership in committee and floor debates…

Branning recognized

Senator Jenifer B. Branning was honored as a BIPEC Business Champion during a presentation at the Capitol on Wednesday, June 22, 2016, for voting in favor of pro-business legislation and helping to create a business friendly environment in Mississippi. Branning…