Category: News

MDOT learning

PICTURED, FROM LEFT:
First row, Layla Kennedy, Hatley Elementary; Kara Burks, Smithville Elementary; and Veronica McAlister, Verona Elementary.
Second row, Denese Barksdale, Choctaw County High School; Kay Heath, Patsy Sprayberry and Robin Wheat, all of Caledonia Elementary.
Third row, Cassie McCool, West Lowndes High School; Nancy Christian, Caledonia Elementary; Marsha Roeland, Nanih Waiya Attendance Center; and Andrea Coleman, Biggersville Elementary.
Back row, Alsyra Ivy, Fifth St. Jr. High School; Heather Henry, New Hope Middle School; Jessie Graham, East Union Attendance Center; and Amanda Seago, Biggersville Elementary.

On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who … Read more

Noxapater recognizes Jessie James Hudson

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Resolution of Condolence on the Death of Jessie James Hudson

WHEREAS, GOD in HIS infinite wisdom has seen fit to call from His earthly labors our friend and co-worker, Jessie James Hudson,… Read more

Packaging up help

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Frances Woodruff, left, and Connie Estes, right, mailed 14 pounds of items to be included in troop boxes sent from Grand Junction, Co., almost 3 pounds of fronts of Christmas Cards … Read more

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc. (NMRLS) and Prairie Opportunity, Inc. will sponsor an educational outreach workshop discussing civil legal matters on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Winston County Extension Office at 460 Vance Street, Louisville, … Read more

Memories of Our County – 07/22/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Hand-Me Downs
I loved hand-me-downs. It was a time of excitement when someone from ‘town’ brought us a box of hand-me-down clothes. I said in an article recently that … Read more

LHS Class of 1975 Reunion: A Historic Event

By Reggie Hannah
Special to the Winston County Journal

In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race unconstitutional. However, for over a decade following … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/22/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday
Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday

La Leche League to meet
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of … Read more

Supervisors receive ECCC and WMC update

From staff reports

Winston County Board of Supervisors opened the July 20 meeting with an update on East Central Community College from President Dr. Billy Stewart.

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“We had a great year at East Central. Our transfer students had the … Read more

News of the Past – 07/22/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – July 23, 1915

FRONT PAGE: No arrest has been made yet for the killing of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/22/15

Improving Louisville
My concern is about putting our town back together and hopefully better than before. It was been a long time coming. We can make Louisville a better place to live by making it beautiful. While driving down John … Read more