Category: News

Samaritan’s Purse holds 5th home dedication

Another home is dedicated and rebuilt after the 2014 tornado.

From press & staff reports

With the holiday season in full bloom, the Samaritan’s Purse organization continues to grant Christmas wishes as it held another home dedication ceremony on December 16 at 164 Eiland Avenue in Louisville.

Many, including Mayor … Read more

County swearing in set for December 29

Peterson, Clark, and Ming

From staff reports

Roughly 30 Winston County officials elected or re-elected in November will take the oath of office in the main courtroom of the Winston County Courthouse at 9 am on Tuesday, December 29.… Read more

DREAMS staff development praises focus, reflects on results

MSU College of Education associate dean Teresa Jayroe addresses the attendees as LMSD superintendent Ken McMullan listens and looks on.

From press reports

Mississippi State University (MSU) and the Louisville Municipal School District’s (LMSD) Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) hosted a staff development program to further boost the interventionists making a … Read more

WMC adds COO


From staff reports

Winston Medical Center welcomes Octavius Ivy to serve as its new Chief Operating Officer.

“We are fortunate to find someone with Octavius’ qualifications,” said Paul Black, CEO of Winston Medical Center. “He will be an asset to … Read more

Senator Ward Awarded

Retiring Senate President Pro Tempore Giles Ward admires the Senate Resolution presented him on Friday, December 18, 2015, by Senator Terry C. Burton, a member of the Rules Committee and Lt. … Read more

CodeRED available to Winston residents

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By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Winston County Emergency Management Agency Director Buddy King and the Winston County Board of Supervisors are proud to announce the CodeRED emergency notification plan to assist with warning residents of severe weather is … Read more

Jesse Hosket signs to play football for Southeast Missouri


By Austin Bishop
Choctaw Plaindealer

After a frustrating freshman year at Itawamba Community College in 2014, former French Camp Academy football standout Jesse Hosket transferred to East Central Community College for the 2015 season and found a home.… Read more

ECCC Students Selected for Who’s Who

These students at East Central Community College in Decatur were recently named to Who’s Who Among Students in American Community/Junior Colleges for 2015. Students were nominated by faculty and staff and are chosen based on academic achievement and involvement in … Read more

Helping others in the season of giving

Pine Grove United Methodist481

Members of Piney Grove United Methodist Church in Winston County recently collected items and packed 50 food boxes for those in need in the area. The boxes were provided to persons in Winston, Choctaw, Neshoba, Leake and Noxubbee counties.… Read more