News

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – October 24, 1913

LOUISVILLE: The whole county experienced the first frost last Tuesday morning. – Conductor … Read more

Nuclear ideas for Mississippi discussed at Rotary

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From staff reports

 

The head of the privately funded Mississippi Energy Institute explained to the Louisville Rotary Club, the institute work on bringing jobs and other opportunities to the state with a “nuclear option.”

Patrick Sullivan discussed the discussion … Read more

Wesley United Methodist breaks ground

Pastor Morris leads the attendees in breaking the ground to begin the next step of rebuilding the church.

From staff reports

 

The congregants of Wesley United Methodist Church hugged each other and celebrated Monday, October 14 as they gathered on the site of their former church and future church.

They gathered to celebrate the groundbreaking in the … Read more

Pet of week

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There are many animals in need of homes at Louisville Animal Control.  We have many cats, kittens, dogs and puppies that are available for adoption.  Most of the animals at the shelter have already been spayed or neutered.  Our adoption … Read more

Winston County trio chosen for all-star football games

LHS's Wyatt Roberts and Jeremy Sangster have been chosen to play in the Mississippi - Alabama All Star Classic game.  The game is December 14, 2013 in Montgomery, Al.

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County

 

Three standout football players from Winston County have been chosen to play in a pair of prestigious high school all-star football games in December.

Quarterback Wyatt Roberts and linebacker Jeremy Sangster of Louisville … Read more

Louisville Medical Associates honored

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From press reports

 

During the Mississippi Rural Health Association’s Annual Conference on September 18, 2013, Cindy Widdig, Tobacco Cessation Project Director for the Mississippi Rural Health Association, presented the “TOP 10 Certificate of Excellence” awards to the top rural … Read more

Plans in the works for Thanksgiving Luncheon Nov 28

From press reports

 

Plans are in process for the 12th Annual Thanksgiving Luncheon to be held at South Louisville Baptist Church Family Life Center on Thanksgiving Day.

“I would like to thanks each of you who supported me with … Read more

ECCC Warriors take win at homecoming

Quarterback Donnie Farmer’s 37-yard touchdown strike to wide receiver Jimmy Cockrell with 46 seconds remaining gave East Central Community a thrilling 36-31 homecoming victory over Mississippi Delta Community College Saturday, October 12 at Bailey Stadium on the Decatur campus.

Cockrell’s … Read more

Obituaries

Ms. Ota L. (Sally)  Watkins Griffin

Memorial service for Ms. Ota L. (Sally)  Watkins Griffin was held at 11 AM Saturday, October 12, 2013 at Mars Hill Baptist Cemetery in Leake County, MS with Rev. John Stephens officiating.

Ms. Griffin … Read more