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Infant Arthur Wayne Freeman, Jr.

Infant Arthur Wayne Freeman, Jr. passed away on Tuesday, July 16, 2013, at his residence in Louisville, Mississippi.  Visitation was at Good Hope Baptist Church in Louisville, on Saturday, July 20, 2013, from 9 a.m. … Read more

Child dies in accident

From press reports

 

A three-year-old child has died after apparently being struck by a vehicle Friday, July 19.

The accident happened around 3:30 p.m. Friday at a home on Estes Road in the county.

The child, Jaylen Jones, was … Read more

Winston Medical Center sponsoring art contest

Winston Medical Center is hosting an Art Contest for a t-shirt design for the annual healthfair that will be held on September 24, 2013. Any person of any age may submit a artwork design to be voted on by the … Read more

Winners announced for Lions Club Golf Tourney

From press & staff reports

 

It was a lovely day for golf as The Louisville Lion’s Club Annual Two Man/Woman Scramble was held this past Saturday at the Louisville Country Club.

It was a day of family and fun … Read more

Gridiron Gold to premiere

By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal

 

A much-anticipated documentary about high school football in Mississippi is set to premiere next week, with two showings each set for Monday and Tuesday at the Hollywood Premiere Cinema in Starkville.

Mississippi … Read more

ECCC Cheerleaders announced for 2013-14

From press reports

 

Cheerleading squads were recently selected for 2013-14 at East Central Community College in Decatur.

Leading cheers for the Warrior football team will be Madison Stringer, Jordan Landry, Heather Johnson, Hailey West, David Williams and Mackenzie Rowzee, … Read more

Calendar of Events

Celebration July 27

Class of 1981 having a 50th Birthday celebration July 27, 2013 at Honeysuckle Hall Lake Tiak O’ Khata, Louisville. Classmates contact Dennis Goss 662-803-1975 or Joyce Harrington 662-705-8723.. The public is invited at 9:00 p.m.

 

Flower … 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 – July 25, 1913

The first run of the ice plant made by the Woodward Bros. plant … Read more

Showalter is ready for the show ‘The Winner Is’

By RUTHIE ROBISON

Lifestyles Editor: Greenwood Commonwealth

 

Entertaining has always been a part of Amy Showalter’s life.

From the time she was 3 years old, Showalter would prance around from house to house in her Louisville neighborhood, knock on … Read more

Two Central Mississippi officers arrested

JACKSON — Two correctional officers and a 65-year-old mother visiting her son have been arrested in separate Mississippi Department of Corrections’ investigations since Sunday.

Ciarra Harley and Patricia Bennett-Armstrong, both Jackson residents and employees at Central Mississippi Correctional Facility (CMCF) … Read more