Category: News

MLK parade planned for Jan. 16


From press and staff reports

The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016.

One of the main events for the 2016 celebration is a parade that will … Read more

Operation – Help: A success with community’s support

Volunteers pose with a few of the items that were not already loaded into trailer and trucks.

Submitted by Frances Ball

On December 23, 2015, nine tornadoes ripped through North Mississippi. It was approximately 150 miles long and approximately ½ mile wide. It left a devastating path of destruction from Batesville to Holly Springs. Many lives were … Read more

Distinguished Young Women kicks off

Front row: Simone Coburn, Iris Keen, 2016 Winston County DYW Kenley McMullan, Brooke Gillis, Back row:  Marla Hudson, Jillian Gregory, JaMiya Miller

From press and staff reports

The 2017 Distinguished Young Women Program kicked off Jan. 10 with a Boot Camp preparation for the young women.

The program will be Saturday, February 27, 2016 at 6 P.M. at the Louisville High School … Read more

Good News Club volunteers planning Valentines fundraiser February 12

L to R  Jimmie Lou Reed, Patsy Foster, Charlene Stewart, Louise Stewart, Patsy Fulcher.
Murphy Creek Baptist Church's dessert table in 2015.

From press reports

On Friday, February 12th, from 11:00am – 1:00pm, First Baptist Church, Louisville, will be hosting their 2nd annual “Lil Hearts Luncheon.” The proceeds from this luncheon will be used to buy materials, literature, and supplies for Good … Read more

Ms. Beverly P. Estes: My dedicated reader

Ms. Beverly Palmer Estes

Ms. Beverly Palmer Estes recently passed away with a short battle with pancreatic cancer. I had the opportunity to go see her one last time during Christmas week before she passed away to heaven, and I was so surprised that … Read more

LHS Lady Wildcats take win over New Hope

Nanih Waiya Lady Warriors defeated East Webster and Choctaw County to bring home the trophy from the East Webster Tournament.
Nanih Waiya Photos by Tammy Parkes

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School outscored New Hope 19-5 in the third quarter to overcome an eight-point half-time deficit on the way to a 50-44 win over the visiting Lady Trojans last … Read more

Blessing of homes


Families of the Liberty Community in Louisville recently participated in a “Blessing of the Homes” event, which recognized the families of the area who lost their homes in the April 28… Read more

Aldermen receive library update

Children’s Librarian Andrea McHenry and Winston County Librarian Beth Edwards with the Louisville Board of Aldermen, city clerk and city attorney.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen received a library report from the Winston County Library, as well as authorized payments for Winston Plywood & Veneer and Natron Wood Products during its January 5 meeting … Read more

Noxapater to hold special election

Pierce taking the oath to serve as Aldermen in September. Judge Wilson performed the swearing in.

From staff reports

The town of Noxapater will hold a special election to fill the unexpired term of Alderman Bobby “Bubba” Pierce on February 16, 2016.

Pierce will vacate the position after being elected to the Louisville Municipal School District … Read more