Category: News



On April 27, 2015, Army Colonel (COL) Anthony T. Brown received the 2015 Leadership Excellence Award from the Tennessee Valley Chapter (TVC) of the National Defense Industrial Association (NDIA).  This award goes to the individual that has demonstrated outstanding leadership … Read more

Local NAACP speaks out about the state flag


By Elmetra Patterson

President Charles Hampton of the Winston County Branch NAACP and 1st Vice President of the NAACP Mississippi State Conference, announced that the local members of the NAACP is in support of the removal of the Confederate Bars … Read more

Welding scholarship

Morris Receives Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship

Maggie Morris (left), a homeschooled graduate from Louisville, is the recipient of the Taylor Advanced Welding Scholarship at East Central Community College. … Read more

ECCC Scholarship

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Boydstun Receives ECCC Alumni Association Scholarship

David Boydstun, Jr. (left), a graduate of Winston Academy, is the recipient of the Alumni Association Lifetime Membership Scholarship at East Central Community College in Decatur. He is pictured with donor representative Jeannette Thrash, … Read more

District Parent of the year hosted reception for seniors

The Salutatorian Meghin Smith and Valedictorian Ty Fulton with District Parent of the Year Rita Eichelberger

By Elmetra Patterson

Rita Eichelberger was selected as Parent of the Year 2014-2015 of the Louisville Municipal School District, Louisville, MS.

During the 2014-2015 school year, Rita headed several fundraisers for the band, cheerleaders, the soccer team drama club, TSA … Read more

Pet of the week – 07/1/15

Pet of week

Tracy is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. She has been spayed and her adoption fee is $20. To see pictures of some of the animals available for adoption, find us on Facebook.… Read more

FCA’s Hosket looks for opportunity at East Central CC


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Jesse Hosket clearly understands what is on the line as he enters his sophomore, and last, season of junior college football.

“I have one last year to go out and prove myself,” said Hosket, … Read more

Focus Manor is opened and continues to seek applicants

Focus Manor opened June 2015

By Elmetra Patterson

Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is opened and manager is on board. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They … Read more

Southern Cookies: Brock’s favorites to feed any sweet tooth

So I have decided to provide for you three splendid cookie recipes, and they are all sure southern and delicious! First, homemade Snickerdoodles from a friend of mine here in Louisville. I absolutely love snickerdoodles, and I printed this recipe … Read more

An aspirin a day may keep strokes and heart attacks away

Have you ever heard that you should “take an aspirin everyday” for good health, or  “an aspirin a day keeps the doctor away”? If so, have you ever wondered if there was any truth to it? The answer is yes … Read more