Category: News

Ms. Wheelchair South Carolina winner has local ties

From press & staff reports Byronica Banks of Irmo, SC, was crowned Ms. Wheelchair South Carolina 2016 on April 15 at the Embassy Suites in Columbia, SC. Byronica was born in Starkville to former Louisville native DeJoyce Kelly. She is…

Jail Docket

May 8 Robert Word, 2/15/72, WM, G-34, MHP, DUI 1st Johnny Bennett, Eichelberger, family disturbance May 9 Allison Hartness, 4/13/77, WF, Holdiness, WSO, poss of marijuana, poss of paraphernalia Jasmine Haynes, 3/1/93, BM, Scott, CMDOC, Paul Sanders, 7/6/73, WM, W-2…

Louisville Fortnightly Club hold monthly meeting

Submitted The Louisville Fortnightly Club met May 12 at Lake Tiak-O’Khata with Mrs. Jimmy Burrage, Mrs. Andrew Eaves and Mrs. Jerry Webb hostesses. Butterfly plants made spring centerpieces on pastel colored linens. President Mrs. Michael Cournoyer called the meeting to…

‘On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!’ Summer Library Program

From press reports The Winston County Library is getting ready for three different reading programs for children and teens. “The theme for this summer is focused on sports and healthy activities, and we have some great programs lined up that…

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –May 26, 1916 [This edition was not available for review on microfilm.] 75 Years Ago – May…

Calendar of Events

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…

Juneteenth Day History celebration set for June 4

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas. He brought news…

Plant sale set for May 28

The Winston County Master Gardeners Association (WCMGA) invites you to visit our PLANT SALE booth at the RED HILLS FESTIVAL, May 28, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m…., Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. We will have a large variety of plants…

A prank with laser light can lead to prison

Intentionally aiming a laser at an aircraft poses a serious threat to those in the air and on the ground—and it’s a serious crime with serious consequences. The FBI’s Jackson Field Office recently investigated an aircraft laser strike in the…