Category: News

WMC hosts dignitaries for groundbreaking

From Staff reports April 28, 2016 will go down as a historic day for healthcare in Winston County as the Winston Medical Center held its ground breaking ceremony at the site of the original hospital. Healthcare services in Winston County…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 04/27/2016

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Book signing at library set for April 29

Richard Grant book talk/signing is set for Friday, April 29th from 12-1 at the library.  Free brown bag lunch to the first 30 participants. Mr. Grant, who is from England will talk about his New York Times best-selling book Dispatches…

Winners

Delta Tech Community College in Ridgeland hosted a welding competition on April 8, 2016 for surrounding schools in the state. Several students from the Welding Program at the Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center competed. Three students place in the top…

SBA honors Hill for outstanding disaster recovery efforts

WASHINGTON – A Mississippi mayor who championed his city’s post-disaster economic recovery, a volunteer who developed a long-term emergency response plan for a small town in Oklahoma, and a pair of Staten Island entrepreneurs who stayed open for business and…

Services will honor fallen officers

From Press & Staff Reports Fallen law enforcement officers will be honored at the national and state level during National Police Week, which is May 15-21. The 35th annual National Peace Officers’ Memorial Service will be at 11 a.m. May…

St. Jude Trike-A-Thon set

The campaign for St. Jude will begin on April 18-April 29. A Trike-A-then event benefiting St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital will climax on April 29 at Ivy Coliseum. Everyone is encouraged to participate. By participating in or attending the event,…

Relay for Life event saves and touches lives

From press & staff reports Several hundred residents laced up their running shoes and opened their purses and wallets for the Relay For Life Winston County event held April 22 at the Louisville Coliseum. This year’s theme was “Fighting For…

Alderman discuss financing for recovery projects

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a brief meeting to discuss financing options regarding the city’s upcoming FEMA and MEMA projects during its April 19 meeting held at City Hall. Mayor Will Hill…

Always call 911 in emergencies

From Press Reports The Winston County Sheriff’s Department and Louisville Police Department reminds county residents to call 911 on all calls when they need assistance. Certified emergency dispatchers are on duty 24 hours a day to assist people and get…