Obituaries – 02/04/2015

Mr. Zavier Lamar Lee
Funeral services for Zavier Lamar Lee, 23, were held at Pleasant Grove U.M. Church in Louisville. Rev. Roosevelt Gage officiated. Burial followed in the Oliver Cemetery.

Mr. Lee died January 22 in San Antonio, TX.… Read more

Legals – 02/04/2015

Notice of sale is hereby giving in accordance with the Mississippi State statutes governing the sale of abandoned vehicles. The vehicles listed below will be sold along with all contents of the listed vehicles for wrecker service … Read more

Third graders experience a walk through the body

Anna Richardson of the  WLCTC Health Science program discusses the function of the heart with third graders.

From staff reports

A colorful, interactive human body exhibit is part of an effort to change nutrition and health decisions Mississippi’s children are making and provide valuable information about the human body.

Body Walk is a fun-filled exhibit of the … Read more

Groundbreaking at Winston Plywood this Friday

Sign in front of the space where the plant will be built.

From staff reports

This Friday, January 30 will be both an exciting and memorable day in Winston County as Winston Plywoood and Veneer hosts their groundbreaking ceremony with Governor Phil Bryant. The ceremony will begin at 11 a.m.

Along with … Read more

Make a resolution to get more sleep this new year


By Brittany Jacks
Ag Communications

New Year’s Resolutions can be difficult to maintain, but one that is worth keeping is getting more sleep at night.

David Buys, state health specialist for the Mississippi State University Extension Service and researcher with … Read more

Krystle Dixon recognized at Mississippi State

Krystle Dixon

From press reports

When Krystle Dixon joined the College of Business in fall of 2013 as academic coordinator for the Adkerson School of Accountancy, she knew it was exactly where she wanted to be. But it took a little guidance … Read more

ECCC Collects Canned Goods for Carlisle Crisis Center

ECCC Student Publications Food Drive

Members of the East Central Community College Student Publications staffs donated canned goods to the Carlisle Crisis Center of Scott County in Forest. Staffers from the Wo-He-Lo yearbook and The Tom-Tom newspaper staffs donated more than… Read more

Hearing held by aldermen before regular meeting

Local leaders from Winston County visited the Mississippi State Capitol this week. They met with legislators to discuss tornado related issues regarding Winston County Medical Center, City of Louisville and Winston County.  
Photo (L-R): Gerald Mills, Executive Director for the Winston County Economic Development Partnership; Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn; Paul Black, Winston Medical Center;  Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman); and Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston).

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a public hearing for the proposed Winston County Hazard Mitigation Plan before their regular meeting on Jan. 20 at City Hall.

The hearing was scheduled at 5 p.m., … Read more