Category: News

Foster Seeks to Serve as Tax Assessor/Collector


From staff reports

As the Independent Candidate for Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector, I previously indicated that I have a vision for the future of the office. Today I would like to offer some insight into that vision.

As in any … Read more

Garden Club gathering


The Louisville Garden Club, in conjunction with the Town & Country Garden Club of Louisville and Winston Garden Club hosted The Garden Clubs of Mississippi, Inc. … Read more

HarvestFest at Dean Park arrives with the cold

Richard Moncrief and Elmetra Patterson

By Elmetra Patterson

One participant said of HavestFest at Dean Park, “I think you all should move the date to August and name it SummerFest. This is too cold for comfort.” That is what the entire day was like for … Read more

Memories of Our County – 10/07/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

The weather is turning cool. I see evidence of fall in the air.  We may have a cold season if the old adage is true that  ‘A hot … Read more

Nanih Waiya Community Park set for Oct. 10

From press reports

Nanih Waiya Community Park will host its Annual Fall Festival 5k Run/Walk on October 10, 2015 from 9 am – 3 pm at 9185 Highway 490, Louisville.

As part of the event a grand opening celebration of … Read more

Lady Wildcats celebrate senior night against Leake Central

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Tuesday night was a big one for the Lady Wildcats of Louisville High School. Not only was the LHS slow-pitch softball team celebrating senior night against Leake Central but they were waiting to learn … Read more

ECCC to offer GED ready practice test for $1  

East Central Community College in Decatur is offering the GED Ready practice test for $1 through Oct. 31, 2015, in a special back-to-school promotion.

Ryan Clarke, director of Adult Basic Education/GED Testing at ECCC, said that students who take the … Read more

Taylor Machine Works and ECCC announce training partnership

From press reports

Taylor Machine Works, a major manufacturer of power industrial trucks located in Louisville, and East Central Community College have announced a partnership to prepare individuals for skilled jobs at the growing manufacturing company.

“Beginning November 1, 2015, … Read more

Three County Governor’s Job Fair set for Oct. 29

From press reports

Ackerman, MS —Choctaw, Montgomery, and Webster Counties in Mississippi will host a Governor’s Job Fair at the Choctaw County Community Center in Ackerman MS, announced Adam Todd, director of the Governor’s Job Fair Network.

The job fair … Read more

National Wildlife Refuge Week set for Oct. 11-17

By James L. Cummins
special to the Winston County Journal

This year National Wildlife Refuge Week will be observed during the week of October 11-17, 2015. If you have never visited a refuge before, this would be a great time … Read more