Hearing held by aldermen before regular meeting

Local leaders from Winston County visited the Mississippi State Capitol this week. They met with legislators to discuss tornado related issues regarding Winston County Medical Center, City of Louisville and Winston County.  
Photo (L-R): Gerald Mills, Executive Director for the Winston County Economic Development Partnership; Louisville Mayor Will Hill, Speaker of the House Philip Gunn; Paul Black, Winston Medical Center;  Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman); and Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston).

By Daniel Brunty
Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen held a public hearing for the proposed Winston County Hazard Mitigation Plan before their regular meeting on Jan. 20 at City Hall.

The hearing was scheduled at 5 p.m., … Read more

Rural life challenges healthy senior diets


By Bonnie Coblentz
MSU Ag Communications

MISSISSIPPI STATE — Eating well is critical to living well, but many senior citizens find both difficult to do, especially those who live in rural areas.

A study by the Southern Rural Development Center … Read more



The Mississippians for Emergency Medical Services (MEMS) conference was held recently at the Pearl River Resort in Philadelphia, MS.  New at this year’s statewide EMS conference was a team skills competition.  Teams comprised of one EMT and one Paramedic had … Read more

Waters at Lake

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Wyatt Waters returned to the Winston County Library on Wednesday, December 10 and also paid a visit to Lake Tiak O’Khata to visit with the Belle Arts group in Winston County.

Waters brought his 2015 calendar, “Paintings of Italy” and … Read more

Kemper learners


The Health Science I & II class at John C. Stennis Vocational Complex (Kemper County) attended an educational tour to the University of Mississippi Medical Center on November 13. The students and their instructor Janifer Page had an opportunity to … Read more