News

MDEQ awards solid waste grant to Winston County

From press reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Winston County a solid waste assistance grant of $14,874 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dump sites.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants … Read more

Nannie Maude Reynolds Home for Christmas released

From press reports

 

After writing three novels of Historical Fiction, Nannie Reynolds decided that it was time for something new.

Mrs. Reynolds wrote Home for Christmas, which tells of a middle-aged widow that was forced into early retirement to … Read more

Henderson-Pate

James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr. and Amanda Claire Henderson

Mr. Aaron Henderson, Jr. and Mrs. Phyllis Dawkins Edwards are pleased to announce the engagement and forthcoming marriage of their daughter Amanda Claire Henderson to James Russell (Russ) Pate, Jr., son of Mrs. Sue Hendrix Pate and the late Mr. … Read more

Local Hotel tax passes, Ball wins reelection

Louisville voters or at least 809 of those voters chose to pass a 2 percent tax on hotels and motels.

The tax is projected to raise approximately $40,000 annually, which is earmarked for improvements to parks and recreation to benefit … Read more

MSU Bulldogs return to Omaha for CWS

From school reports

 

Mississippi State clinched its ninth appearance in the College World Series with a dramatic 6-5 win over No. 6 national seed Virginia Monday afternoon at Davenport Field to clinch the Charlottesville Super Regional.

With the victory, … Read more

Runway project a go for aldermen

By Daniel Brunty

The Winston County Journal

 

The City of Louisville Board of Alderman and the Louisville/Winston County Airport Board received great news concerning grants and bids for runway repair during the regular meeting on June 4.

Members of … Read more

County urges residents to post 911 addresses

From press and staff reports

 

City and county officials of Winston County are still trying to get the word out in regards to E-911 addresses being posted properly at their homes.

With little reaction to previous announcements and insistence … Read more

ECCC orientation and registration scheduled June 21

From press reports

 

New and transfer students planning to attend fall 2013 classes at East Central Community College in Decatur are encouraged to attend summer orientation/registration on Friday, June 21, announced Dr. Randall E. Lee, Vice President for Student … Read more

Obituaries

Mrs. Lucile Ray Downing

June 3, 2013

Funeral services for Mrs. Lucille Ray Downing, 93, were held at Salem Independent Methodist Church near Ackerman on Friday, June 7, 2013 at 2 p.m. Rev. Lynn Downing, Rev. Jim Reed, and Rev. … Read more