News

3rd annual Wildcat basketball camp held at LHS

By Daniel Brunty

The Winston County Journal

 

After last year’s successful showing, the basketball coaches at LHS held their 3rd Annual Wildcat Basketball Camp from May 27-31 on campus.

The camp featured boy and girl athletes entering 1st through … Read more

Schwebel-Jayroe

Mr. and Mrs. George and Nancy Schwebel, Jr. of Philadelphia, MS, announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter, Sarah Schwebel of Philadelphia, MS, to Jarrod Jayroe of Philadelphia, MS.

The bride elect is the granddaughter of Mr. George … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – June 6, 1913

FRONT PAGE HEADLINE: By a vote of 133 to 17 the taxpayers of … Read more

Emmerich Newspapers acquires Kosciusko Star-Herald

From press reports

 

Emmerich Newspapers has acquired the The Star-Herald in Kosciusko, Mississippi from Community Newspaper Holdings, Inc. Dirks, Van Essen & Murray, a newspaper merger and acquisition firm in Santa Fe, New Mexico, represented CNHI in the transaction.… Read more

Red Hills Festival enjoyed by all

The annual carnival is a big draw during the festival.

From press and staff reports

 

It was a gorgeous Memorial Day weekend as Winston County residents took part in the 33rd Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville this past Friday and Saturday.

The weather could not have been … Read more

Residents prepare for general elections

From press and staff

reports

 

With the General election for city officials less than a week away, residents in Louisville and Noxapater will have the power to shape the future of their communities with their votes.

In Louisville, Alderman … Read more

Aldermen discuss tourism tax vote

By Daniel Brunty

The Winston County Journal

 

Aldermen discussed the upcoming vote for the tourism tax and other issues during their regular meeting on May 21.

Mayor Will Hill explained how he would like to get more information to … Read more

Juneteenth Day History Celebration planned

From press reports

 

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, … Read more