Samaritan’s Purse aiming to help rebuild, repair Winston County

Brent Graybeal stands near one of the vehicles the volunteers will use during their stay in Winston County.

From staff reports

Eleven months after the powerful twister devastated Winston County, Samaritan’s Purse is still helping people recover by rebuilding and repairing homes.

On April 28, a deadly EF4 tornado battered Winston County. Samaritan’s Purse immediately responded, sending staff, … Read more

NAACP announces Freedom Fund Banquet date and speaker


From press reports

The Winston County Branch NAACP will host its 35th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on March 28, 2015, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata, Pine Ridge Lodge, in Louisville, MS.

The Branch is pleased to announce the confirmation … Read more

County awarded federal funds for an emergency program

From press reports

Winston County has been awarded federal funds under the Emergency Food and Shelter National Board Program.

Winston County has been chosen to receive $10,716 to supplement emergency food and shelter programs in the county.

The selection was … Read more

Bane Announces Candidacy for Winston County Tax Assessor


Darlene Fryery Bane recently announced her candidacy for office of Winston County Tax Assessor and Collector. After retiring from the United States Postal Service on February 3rd, she qualified as a Democratic candidate for the county office on February 4th. … Read more

Louisville native plays major role at Selma

Green with his daughters, Reyla and Lyric

From press reports

March 7th marked the 50th anniversary of the historic civil rights march from Selma to Montgomery, AL, known as “Bloody Sunday.” In commemoration of this moment in history, former President George W. Bush and several members of … Read more

Pet of the Week – 03/11/2015

pet of the week

Tabitha is a spayed lab mix, and she is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. She is great with the other animals in the shelter. … Read more

A look at the old Frank L. Fair home on South Columbus

From the Louisville Historic committee/ Annette Crabtree

As you drive down South Columbus Avenue, you can’t help but notice a large white antebellum home nestled between two tall oak trees. The home was built around 1900 by Frank L. Fair, … Read more