Category: News

WMC opens Transitional Hospital, accepting patients

Local residents tour the facility before its opening.

From press reports

Winston Medical Center opened the doors of its transitional hospital on April 1, marking a major milestone in the community’s recovery from the devastating tornado that ripped through Winston County in April 2014. The interim facility restores … Read more

School district raises interest in BYOD policy

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Eiland Middle School and the Louisville Municipal School District are researching and discussing a new policy that will allow students to use their electronic devices for educational purposes.

The “Bring Your Own Device” … Read more

Remembrance and rebuilding ceremony set for April 28

Remembrance ceremony to mark one-year anniversary of devastating tornado

From staff reports

A remembrance ceremony will be held April 28 at 4 p.m. on the one-year anniversary of the EF-4 tornado that destroyed hundreds of homes and claimed 10 lives.… Read more

Winston County-wide cleanup set for April 10-11

From staff reports

The Winston County Chamber of Commerce along with the city and county officials are encouraging everyone in Winston County to play a role in the annual “Great American Cleanup.”

This is a nationwide event that allows volunteers … Read more

HOSA State Leadership Conference is a successful event for local teens


HOSA students at Winston-Louisville Career and Technology Center recently attended the Mississippi Health Occupations Students of America State Leadership Conference held at the Marriott Hotel in Jackson, MS March 18-20, 2015.   The student organization provides a unique program of leadership … Read more

Library kicks off National Library Week with luncheon


From press & staff reports

This year’s National Library Week will be observed April 12-18, 2015 with the theme, “Unlimited possibilities @ your library.”

The Winston County Library kicked off its library week with a luncheon for local officials, Friends … Read more