Category: News

Millage for school district should drop

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From staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School Board approved a $29,264,951 revenue budget for the 2015-2016 school year during its July 9 meeting.

The school district will be seeking $7,041,673 from local sources such as ad valorem taxes. Ad valorem … Read more

Graham announces Candidacy for Winston County Sheriff

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From staff reports

My name is Donnie Graham, and I humbly ask for your vote to be your next Sheriff of Winston County. I am a fifty-two year resident of Winston County. I am the son of Marie Martin Godwin … Read more

Shining

Harvey Watkins Jr. of the Canton Spirituals and The Sunshine Boys

The Sunshine Boys received a call from Mrs. Esther Wooten of Malaco Records/Former CEO/Exclesisa Booking Agency on June 16, to sing at the 37th Mississippi Gospel Awards in Jackson! On July 12, 2015 the Sunshine boys had six minutes to … Read more

A version of ‘The Breakfast Club’

Breakfast is served for the attendees.

From staff reports

Every Monday for the past four years, a group of about 25 Winston County men have made it a tradition to eat breakfast together.

They meet early at Jack Mitchell’s cabin. A weekly devotional and fellowship accompany … Read more

Winston Plywood and Veneer building on solid foundation

State leaders receive a tour of the site.

From staff reports

Recently, Speaker of the Mississippi House visited the future site of a world-class plywood facility.
Gunn along with several of his counterparts including Joey Hood of District 35 and Senator Giles Ward of District 18 toured the … Read more

New president named for Rotary Club’s new year

McMullan receives the gavel from Boydstun.

From staff reports

The Rotary Club of Louisville celebrated its annual officer installation luncheon at Lake Tiak OKhata on

McMullan receives the gavel from Boydstun.

McMullan receives the gavel from Boydstun.

Wednesday, June 24.

Ken McMullan, Superintendent of Louisville Municipal School District, took the reigns as … Read more

Cheer & lead

Pictured from left to right front row: Taylor Gregory, Glory Richardson, Emma Rae Fulcher, Braleigh Gregory, Bella Hillyer, and Kalie Parks.
Second Row from left to right: Brittany Juadon, Katie Gookin, Claire Baskin, Cortland Baker, Harley Grace Haggard, Landis Llewelyn, Laney Ray, Maggie Kirk, and Katie Krajewski.
Back Row from left to right: Peyton Wiggington, Taylor Krajewski, Madison Dempsy, Mary Morgan Clark, Ellie Yarbrough, Abby Wells, Marla Hudson, and Hayden Hudspeth.
Junior Varsity sponsor is Amy Hillyer and Varsity sponsor is Shalon Woods.

Winston Academy Varsity & JV Cheerleaders attendee MSU UCA Cheer Camp. They received many awards throughout the week, including the coveted Leadership Award that is voted on by all of the attending squads at camp… Read more

Aiming for dynamic improvements in many areas

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With an ever changing society, we aim to be an ever changing for the better newspaper.  Like individuals, we at the Winston County Journal, are constantly striving to better ourselves to better serve Winston County.

With that being said I … Read more

Boney defensive leader for two-time defending NJCAA Champs

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By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — The role has changed for East Mississippi Community College cornerback Jalen Boney.

During the 2014 season the Petal High School graduate stepped in at cornerback following an injury to a teammate and … Read more

Grand Opening of Focus Manor set for July 18

L to R: George A. Miller, executive director, Mrs. Joyce and Mr. Melvin Roberson, Managers
(Photo courtesy of Elmetra Patterson)

A Memorial Tribute and Special Thanks to Mrs. Theresa Fulton and Family

By Elmetra Patterson

The GRAND OPENING of Focus Manor will be Saturday, July 18, 2015, 10:30 a.m. Come out and meet those who made this facility possible. Focus … Read more