Category: News

Chamber events upcoming

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

 
The next holiday event for the Chamber will be on November 28 as they sponsor Small Business Saturday. This event allows residents to support the many local businesses in the county, as … Read more

Annual Thanksgiving luncheon set

14th Annual Thanksgiving
luncheon tomorrow
From press & staff reports

Workers are busy continuing the week’s preparations for the Winston County Community Thanksgiving Dinner.
 
The group will be preparing to feed 1,000 people or more which will include senior … Read more

Correction: Stewart sisters hold gathering

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Submitted by Frances Ball

It has become the custom for the Stewart Sisters to meet each year. This year they met in October at the home of Delaine Woodruff.

Beginning on Friday evening, a delightful dinner was enjoyed. Joining the … Read more

Main Street Clinic works with Excel By 5 to provide wellness exams at daycares

Deborah Holmes (from left) and Bertha Macon, both of Louisville/Winston County,  at the 2015 Excel by 5 State Summit

Submitted

The Louisville/ Winston County (LWC) Excel By 5 program is partnering with The Main Street Clinic to provide Children’s Well ness Exams through visits to pre-selected Winston County licensed childcare centers that also partner with the LWC Excel BY … Read more

Recognized

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Zach Allen, the son of Todd and Janet Allen of Louisville, is a junior at Mississippi State University majoring in Biochemistry. He is the 2015-2016 recipient of the Tyson Foods Endowed Scholarship awarded by the College of Agriculture and Life … Read more

Grant awarded to Ronald Scott Heard

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From press reports

The Exxon Mobil Educational Alliance program encourages students to take an active interest in careers in the math and science fields. As part of their program, our local Exxon once again nominated Eiland Middle School as the … Read more

Pilot Club of Louisville stays busy helping

Halloween Party at Louisville Elementary Class
The children in Mrs. Beth Stoot’s Developmentally Delayed PreK Class   enjoyed the party given by the Pilot Club of Louisville. The children got to enjoy the Halloween treats and play games.

The members of the Pilot Club of Louisville continue to make a difference in their community as they work toward their vision of a world where all are valued.… Read more

Angel Tree gives chance to reflect holiday spirit

JA Angel Tree at the Library

From press & staff reports

The Christmas holidays have always invoked the spirit of children, reminding us of the magic and awe the holiday brings in their lives.… Read more

Extension hosts training for assessors, collectors

Winston County tax assessor Darlene Bane (seated) listens to Hancock County tax assessor Jimmie Ladner Jr., left, and Mississippi Assessors and Collectors Association executive director Joel Yelverton during a training held at the Mississippi State University Bost Extension Center Nov. 18, 2015. (Photo by Bob Ratliff, MSU Extension).

Writer: Nathan Gregory
MSU Extension office

STARKVILLE, Miss. — Twenty-four newly elected tax assessors and collectors from across the state spent three days at Mississippi State University this week honing the skills they will use when they take office next … Read more