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Grace Christian School Beta Club participated in the State Beta Convention in Biloxi, MS, February 14 – 16. Students competed in talent, many art categories,… Read more

Wedding – Richesin-Ballard

Mr. Lucas Conerly Ballard and Miss Sommer Elizabeth Richesin

Dr. and Mrs. John Davis Handley and Mr. and Mrs. Charles Ross Richesin announce the engagement of their daughter, Sommer Elizabeth to Lucas Conerly Ballard, son of Mr. and Mrs. Richard Preston Ballard of Louisville, MS. The bride elect is … Read more

Blair, Frazier ready to catch passes for Hinds CC Eagles


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

A par of Louisville High School receivers recently signed to extend their football playing career with Hinds Community College.

Chris Blair (6-3, 185) and DeMarcus Frazier (5-10, 155) both said that Hinds just seemed … Read more

Frightened Frog Project underway

Debby Moody and Francis Ball of the Town & Country Garden Club read to the children at First United Methodist Kindergarten.

Members of the Town & Country Garden Club are involved in “The Frightened Frog” project.

The frog is slowly becoming somewhat extinct. It is due to the careless acts using harmful products that effects the frog families. … Read more

Louisville resident going to prison for Medicaid Fraud  


Jackson, MS- Labeatris Estes, 31, of Louisville, is going to prison for Medicaid Fraud, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today.

Estes pleaded guilty today to two counts of Medicaid Fraud before Rankin County Circuit Court Judge William E. Chapman, III. … Read more


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Kimberly Sherrod Davenport was recently honored as Hinds County 2015 Principal of the Year. She is the principal at Main Street Resource Center in Bolton. She was a 1987 Honor Graduate of Louisville High School. She also received a … Read more

Winston Guards hold monthly meeting

Franklin and Frances Woodruff who portrayed Sid and Matilda Champion.


Members of the Winston Guards 2643 met on Monday night February 1 at Lake Tiak O’Khata for their monthly meeting

Following the meal Franklin and Frances Woodruff presented the program on “Letters.” They portrayed Sid and Matilda Champion whose … Read more

Committees start the week ready for deadlines


By Rep. Joey Hood

Committees got off to a quick start this week in preparation for the February 23 deadline. If a bill is not passed out of committee by February 23, then it is dead for the session. The … Read more

Lady Warriors one win away from heading to Jackson

Nanih Waiya Girls District Champs after defeating West Lowndes in Championship game Friday night.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School claimed a hard-fought Region 6-1A Tournament Championship title on Friday night, then knocked off visiting French Camp with ease in the first round of the MHSAA … Read more

‘Tips from former smokers’ campaign helps Mississippians quit smoking

In Mississippi, 5,400 residents die every year from smoking-related diseases. Beginning January 25, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will continue its Tips from Former Smokers campaign to tell the story of how real peoples’ lives were … Read more