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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…

Scott McQuaig and The Tomcats to headline Red Hills Festival

From press & staff reports This year’s red Hills Festival will be filled with great entertainment for all to enjoy! The Red Hills Festival over the years has provided the residents of Winston County and visitors with some of the…

Helping others

The American Red Cross offered Disaster Volunteer Training in the event of a disaster titled “ERV’s – Ready, Set, Roll.” The training course took place at the Louisville Fire Department May 23 at 10 a.m. Local Red Cross members, including…

Homecoming planned for Red Hills Festival

From press & staff reports The Winston County Homecoming is scheduled for May 28 in conjunction with this year’s Red Hills Festival. Committee members are hard at work planning and preparing for the homecoming in an effort to get people…

7th Annual JA 5K Run, Fun Run upcoming

From press & staff reports The 7th Annual Junior Auxiliary Red Hills Festival 5K Run/Walk & 1
Mile Fun Run will be held Saturday May 28, 2016 at 8 a.m. in Downtown Louisville. The day will begin with the 5K Run/Walk…

‘Third grade gate’ wide open for most LMSD students

90.4 percent pass reading test in district From Press & Staff Reports School- and district-level passing rates for the 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment are now available to the public. The 3rd Grade Reading Summative Assessment component is a summative…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 05/18/2016

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