Category: News

City to move forward with community storm shelter

From staff and press reports

The city of Louisville has been approved for the first phase of a community center safe room.

Louisville Mayor Will Hill announced the FEMA approval for the first phase of design and engineering for a … Read more

LPD receives donation for body camera

LPD Chief Claiborne accepts a donation from Hisaw with her daughter Elizabeth Spellman and flanked by assistant chief Andy Taylor.

From staff and press reports

After watching and reading about recent events involving police officers, Dorothy Hisaw donated funds to help purchase body cameras for the Louisville Police Department.

Hisaw along with her daughter Elizabeth Spellman presented a check to … Read more

Progress continues at WMC

The last of the tornado damaged hospital is gone. Pictured here are citizens gathered to watch some of the deconstruction last week.

From press reports

The past year has brought a number of positive changes to Winston County, many of them in the area of healthcare.  Winston Medical Center has continued to strengthen its position as the primary choice for health care … Read more

French Camp to host Beth Moore Simulcast

2014 event

By Sylvia Dickson

French Camp Presbyterian Church will host the Living Proof Live simulcast with Beth Moore on September 12, at the Hall Lodge of French Camp Academy, 444 Lake Road, French Camp, MS. Registration will begin at 8:45 a.m. … Read more

City, county leaders, partner with LMSD to combat school truancy

City leaders, county officials, parents, school mentors, LMSD teachers and staff take a moment to recognize the importance of school attendance.

From staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School District’s office of Compulsory School Attendance under the direction Stacy Goss-Spiva aims to get all students to improve attendance and get everyone in school.

Louisville Mayor Will Hill signed a proclamation recognizing September … Read more

Lady Patriots picked up first softball win of season

Clint Scrivener/ Scrivener and Son Photography courtesy
Winston Academy Junior Varsity. Cheerleaders

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots battled through some adversity last Tuesday to pick up its first fast-pitch softball win of the season.

Winston Academy held a 6-1 lead after five innings of play thanks to a … Read more

Louisville’s Hathorn named Leon the Lion at EMCC

EMCC_Cheer_Team_2015-16

From school reports

SCOOBA – As the program continues to achieve summer camp success and compete nationally, the 2015-16 edition of the East Mississippi Community College cheerleading team is primed for the new academic year.

This year’s 22-member EMCC cheerleading … Read more

Tigers use strong defense play to pitch shutout in opener

Noxapater huddles up.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While openly admitting there were some things his Tigers could have done a little better in their season-opening 28-0 win over J.Z. George on Friday night, Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr said he … Read more

Women are multi-talented

Hanna McCain

I was in the sixth grade when I wrote my first Women’s Suffrage play. Some classmates and I performed the play in front of my sixth grade class. The play detailed the long journey women went through just to be … Read more