Category: News

Obituary – Mrs. Mary Pearson Cannon

Canton, MS   Mary M. Pearson, Ratliff Ferry, 61, a Special Ed teacher, died Saturday, March 19, 2016, at Merit Health (River Oaks) Hospital in Brandon. Services were 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 23, 2016 at the Wilcox Chapel with Bro. David…

Obituary – Mr. Bernard Landrum Haggard

Louisville, MS Mr. Bernard Landrum Haggard, Sr., 76, passed away at his home surrounded by loved ones on March 14, 2016 in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held on Friday, March 18th, 2016, at 1:00 P.M. at Porter Funeral Home,…

Obituary – Mr. James Elliot “Jim” Peterson

Louisville, MS Mr. James Elliot “Jim” Peterson, 93, died March 28, 2016, at Mississippi Baptist Medical Center in Jackson, MS. Graveside services were held on Sunday, April 3rd, at 1:30 P.M. at Memorial Park Cemetery, followed by a visitation from…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 03/30/2016

Includes our Annual Profile Edition! We now have a subscription service for our website. If you are a current print subscriber, please email us at bookkeeping@winstoncountyjournal.com with your name, email address and mailing address, and you can access this content as part…

Pilot Club to host ‘Safety Town’ for second year

From press reports Last year, the Pilot Club of Louisville hosted its very first “Safety Town” event, and it was a wonderful success. The club decided to make “Safety Town” an annual club event, and this year “Safety Town” will…

MDA head touts Winston Plywood preparations

From staff and press reports Winston County and Mississippi are winning. That’s how Glenn McCullough, executive director for the Mississippi Development Authority, characterized the state’s recent economic development strides and the work ongoing at the Winston Plywood and Veneer mill…

Sunshine time

The Sunshine Boys made it back safely from West Memphis, Arkansas, and their performance was memorable and joyful! They mesmerized the crowd with their rendition of “Worth” by Anthony Brown and Group Therapy, and wooed the

New organization promotes community unity through sports

From press reports The Louisville Bobcats (LBC) is the new community organization started by Lawrence Sangster that is focused on providing sports activities for the youth and adults in the Louisville and Winston County areas.

LMSD-Head Start Partnership hold spring meeting

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Louisville Municipal School District, in partnership with the Winston County Head Start Complex held its Spring Partnership Planning Meeting March 24 at Fair Elementary School. The LMSD-Head Start Partnership Program was created…