‘About a better economy’: Will Hill

Rather than standard golden shovels at some groundbreakings the company really had ground broken with this CAT.

Gov., Mayor and company officials welcome groundbreaking

From press reports

Gov. Phil Bryant and officials from Winston Plywood and Veneer, manufacturer of specialty plywood products, gathered last Friday for a groundbreaking ceremony at the site of the company’s new manufacturing … Read more

Brian Sims to enter 35th District House Race


From press reports

Louisville, MS, February 2, 2015 – Brian Sims (R), Louisville, is announcing his candidacy for the 35th District Mississippi House of Representatives, which includes several communities across Winston, Choctaw, Webster and Attala Counties. The office is currently … Read more

DREAMS enabling kids’ dreams

From press reports

The DREAMS Advisory Board recently held their spring meeting on January 22 at the Louisville Elementary School Auditorium.  Dr. Teresa Jayroe, Associate Dean of the College of Education at Mississippi State University, stated, “We have been working … Read more

Love & Basketball

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Couple shares bond of basketball and kids

Chris Whitaker
Delta Democrat-Times

Sacrifices come in all shapes and sizes, and that is evident with Jaimee and Justin Childs. Justin is the head boys basketball coach at Riverside while Jaimee is an … Read more

Late registration for pageant upcoming

Layton Nowell and Ella Katherine Brown have fun at registration.

The Winston County Pilot Club is gearing up for their annual pageant, which is scheduled for March 28 at the Louisville High School Auditorium.

The registration deadline has been extended to February 6. The theme for 2015 is “A Magical … Read more

Up a tree


Elmetra Patterson picking Collard greens in Oakland, CA

She wanted to share with the readers that during the holiday, she spent 3 weeks in Bay Area, California with her 2 sons, 6 sisters and numerous friends.… Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate home


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services have completed another home as the two organizations continue to rebuild Winston County one home at a time.

A home dedication … Read more

Local Students Visit the MS State Capitol

WinstonAcademy visit

JACKSON, Miss.—Today, students from Winston Academy visited the MS State Capitol and their local legislators. Picture on the front row, center, are Sen. Giles Ward (left, R-Louisville) and Rep. Joey Hood (right, R-Ackerman).… Read more