Category: News

Reaching new heights

Winston Plywood officials including Dr. Baldwin discuss the progress of the facility while a worker works more than 60 feet above the ground on the roof.

Winston Plywood facility: A sign of rebuilding and recovery

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County Journal

Anyone driving down Church Street in Louisville should spot the new construction ongoing at the Winston Plywood and Veneer Facility.

The new building towers … Read more

Special awards

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ECCC ‘Special’ Award Recipients

These students were the recipients of “special” awards during the annual East Central Community College Awards Day ceremonies held recently in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Students and their respective awards include … Read more

PSC Presley holds town hall meeting in Noxapater


From staff reports

A number of concerned residents and county officials attended Northern District Public Service Commissioner Brandon Presley’s town hall meeting in Noxapater on June 4 in the Noxapater Park building.

The event gave Presley the opportunity to talk … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park groundbreaking set for June 11

park construction

From press reports

The Nanih Waiya Community Park Project will host a ground breaking ceremony June 11 at 4:30 p.m. at the park.

The community park is a 15-acre property being developed by Friends of Nanih Waiya Community Park.… Read more

Helping others


Loading up approximately 75 pair of old shoes to take to Salvation Army.  … Read more

ECCC graduates record class

The five students who were on the program at the 2015 East Central Community College commencement ceremony celebrate on campus prior to the event.

Initiatives implemented as part of East Central Community College’s 2020 Vision strategic planning process have resulted in the largest graduating class in the two-year college’s history and dramatic one-year increases in the percentage of students receiving pre-baccalaureate degrees and those … Read more

Pilot Club of Louisville “A Magical Wonderland” Winston County Pageant

Tiny Miss Winston County
Pictured left to right: First Alternate, Thea Grayce Blaire; Tiny Miss Winston County, Jaycie Claire Flake; Second Alternate, Ahmyrah Love; and Third Alternate; Madisyn Leigh Conn

Pilot Club of Louisville announces annual pageant winners

From press reports

The Pilot Club of Louisville sponsored their annual Winston County Pageant for girls ages 4-18, and for boys ages 4-7.

The pageant was held Saturday, March 28 at the … Read more

DREAMS grant kicks off Summer Enrichment Program

DREAMS students Reese McAfee & Zycorra Lewis clap along during music class.

Submitted by Paige Watson

In its second year, the summer enrichment program named for a late Mississippi State University (MSU) alumna is creating a major impact in Winston County.

In 2013, the Mississippi Department of Education awarded a nearly $2 … Read more