Category: News

Nine Statesmen named to 2015 GSC Fireseeds Fall All-Academic Team; 46 student-athletes named to Honor Roll

Commencing the end of the fall 2015 fall athletic season, Delta State University had nine Statesmen named to the 2015 GSC Fireseeds Fall All-Academic Team released by the Gulf South Conference on Tuesday. Additionally, 46 Statesmen and Lady Statesmen were…

Food plot seed available for wildlife enthusiasts

By James L. Cummins Special to the Plaindealer Whether you are a photographer, a hunter or just like viewing wildlife on a sunny afternoon, anyone who has spent time overlooking a food plot will have a deep appreciation for wildlife…

Louisville/Winston County Chapter of ASU presents ‘Purple And Gold Scholarship Gala’

Submitted Once again this year, the Alcorn State University Winston County Alumni presents its’ annual Scholarship Gala. This years’ banquet will feature as its guest speaker, Rev. Neddie Winters. Rev. Winters is a native Mississippian; he was born and raised…

Two injured, suspect missing in Louisville shooting

From press reports The Louisville Police Department has been very busy the past few months dealing with a number of shooting incidents. That trend continues into 2016 with a shooting incident that took place on January 16, 2016. LPD officers…

Obituary – Dr. Dewitt Grey Crawford

Dr. Dewitt Grey Crawford died peacefully in his sleep, Sunday evening, January 17, 2016, at the Winston County Medical Nursing Home in Louisville. He was born in Greenwood, Mississippi, May 5, 1935, to Dr. John Albert Crawford, Sr. and Louise…

Legals – 01/20/2016

Substitute Trustee’s Notice of Sale STATE OF MISSISSIPPI COUNTY OF Winston WHEREAS, on the 18th day of September, 2013, John Allen King, a married man, and Jessica King, a married woman, husband and wife as joint tenants with right of…

Obituaries – 01/20/2016

Mr. Jeff Prince Jeff Prince, 25, passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2016. Memorial services were at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 17, 2016, in the Nowell Massey Funeral Home Chapel in Louisville, Mississippi, with Rev. Dewayne Kelsey officiating. Visitation…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 01/13/2016

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 of your print subscription. If…

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…

Operation – Help: A success with community’s support

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…