Category: News

Calendar of Events – 03/30/2016

La Leche League meeting 4th Sat. each month La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support,

Rep. Evans update: Senate measures considered by House

 By Rep. Michael Ted Evans, Dist. 45 We finished with the committee deadline of Senate bills moving through the House committees and are now considering those Senate bills in floor debate.  As you may have heard, actions in the House…

Editorial Roundup – 03/30/2016

Money is perverting most of the GOP A decade or so ago, the Republican Party in Mississippi did an effective job of demonizing the state’s trial lawyers. They convinced the public that the plaintiffs’ bar was ruining the state with…

Sports Schedules – 03/30/2016

THUR, MARCH 31 Prep Baseball 6 p.m. — Heritage at Leake 6 p.m. — Starkville Academy at Winston Academy Fast-Pitch Softball

ECCC baseball sweeps Holmes, splits with Pearl River in spring break play

During East Central Community College’s spring break week, the Diamond Warriors put up big wins at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur Tuesday, March 22, and Friday, March 25, featuring big comebacks and a walk-off single in doubleheaders against Pearl…

Supervisors discuss landfill fees

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed the status of the county landfill, as well as the agreement of the landfill between the county and the City of Louisville during its March 21…

Chamber of Commerce launches 2016 Great American Cleanup

Volunteers take action to clean, restore and renew Winston County From press reports The Chamber of Commerce, Winston Strong, the City of Louisville, the City of Noxapater, and the Winston County Board of Supervisors announce the launch of the 2016…

Obituary – Ms. Linda Gail Black Jones

Brandon Linda Gail Black Jones, 68, passed from this life Monday, March 21, 2016, while surrounded by her family at home, following a 10 year battle with cancer. Visitation was 5:00-8:00pm, Thursday, March 24, 2016, at Baldwin-Lee Funeral Home in…

Obituary – Mr. Joe James Hamilton

Mr. Joe James Hamilton, 99, died Friday, March 18, 2016, at the Winston County Nursing Home in Louisville, MS. Funeral services were held at 11:00 A.M. on Monday, March 21st, at Porter Funeral Home, with Rev. Mike Childs officiating. Interment…

Obituaries – 03/30/2016

Grace Jennings Sloan Feb. 15, 2016 Services for Grace Jennings Sloan, 93, of Ackerman were Feb. 17, 2016, at Mt. Zion Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Roger Griffith and Jerry Lawson officiating. Burial was in the church cemetery.