Category: News

Committees start the week ready for deadlines

By Rep. Joey Hood Committees got off to a quick start this week in preparation for the February 23 deadline. If a bill is not passed out of committee by February 23, then it is dead for the session. The…

Lady Warriors one win away from heading to Jackson

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Lady Warriors of Nanih Waiya High School claimed a hard-fought Region 6-1A Tournament Championship title on Friday night, then knocked off visiting French Camp with ease in the first round of the MHSAA…

‘Tips from former smokers’ campaign helps Mississippians quit smoking

In Mississippi, 5,400 residents die every year from smoking-related diseases. Beginning January 25, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) will continue its Tips from Former Smokers campaign to tell the story of how real peoples’ lives were…

Supervisors discuss plans to use funds for state aid roads

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed the resurfacing and restriping of state aid county roads with the requisite funding during its February 16 meeting held at the Winston County Courthouse. County engineer…

Jail Docket – 02/24/2016

Jan. 25 Kendrick Nicholson, 8/23/82, BM, L-22 J. Miller, WSO, hold for MDOC Jan. 27 Terrence Estes, Harden, COC old fines (work program) hold for WSO

New organization promotes community unity through sports

From press reports The Louisville Bobcats (LBC) is the new community organization started by Lawrence Sangster that is focused on providing sports activities for the youth and adults in the Louisville and Winston County areas.

Louisville Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting

Submitted   The Louisville Fortnightly Club met February 11, 2016, in the home of Mrs. Robert Allen with Mrs. Stanley Hathorn co-hostess. The reception room was highlighted in the Valentine motif. Also Mardi Gras “throws” of beads and doubloons were…

Calendar of Events – 02/24/2016

Story time The Winston County Library will be hosting a children’s story time every second and fourth Tuesday of every month. The story time will begin at 9:30 a.m. The library

East Central’s baseball team splits pair of games in EC Invitational

East Central Community College’s Diamond Warriors moved to 6-2 overall after beating Southeastern (Iowa) Community College 8-7 and falling to Faulkner State Community College 13-10 on Friday, Feb. 19, in the EC Invitational at the Clark/Gay Baseball Complex in Decatur.