Category: News

Annual fallen officers memorial held in Winston County on the final day of National Police Week

A wreath is placed on LPD officer Darrell Cooper’s grave and area officers salute.

From Staff reports
The Winston County Journal

With the recent loss of two officers in nearby Hattiesburg, MS, the annual Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony, which honors deceased officers and those killed in the line of duty had special significance for … Read more

Zinn, Kelly to meet in runoff election

Staff reports
The Winston County Journal

Democrat Walter Howard Zinn Jr. will face Republican Trent Kelly in the special runoff election June 2 for Mississippi’s 1st Congressional District. Neither candidate received a majority of votes in the special election May … Read more

MDE releases LMSD reading test results

From Staff & Press Reports

The overall passing rate for the Louisville Municipal School District matched the state average on this spring’s statewide reading assessment testing.

The Mississippi Department of Education released school- and district-level passing rates for the Third-Grade … Read more

Red Hills fun this weekend

From staff reports
Winston County Journal

“Come have fun,” said Linda Skelton, Winston County Chamber Director, as an invite to the annual Memorial Day Red Hills Festival.

The 35th Annual Red Hills Festival in downtown Louisville is set for this … Read more

Focus Manor residential facility continues to seek applicants

Focus Manor continues to seek applicants article


Focus Manor, a residential facility, continues to seek physically handicapped applicants as residents in this 14 large one bedroom apartments. The facility is scheduled to open on June 1, 2015. Applicants are not confined to Winston County. They can … Read more

Mayor Hill receives Award


Gary Reed, SBA Mississippi Deputy District Director, award Mayor Will Hill the Phoenix Award-Outstanding Contributions … Read more

Eiland Middle School gifted students enjoy hands on learning on the road

Students prepare to ride in the The Miss Peetsy B.

From press reports

On May 1, 2015 and May 2, 2015, Eiland Middle School’s 6th and 8th grade Gifted students took their classroom on the road.  The students traveled to Ocean Springs, MS to learn about Mississippi’s marine habitat.

Friday, … Read more

Winston Countians among EMCC graduates and award winners

Tyler Foster, son of Rusty and Melissa Foster recently graduated from EMCC. He was an honor graduate, a member of the National Technical Honor Society, and  an Ambassador Student. He was recognized as the Outstanding Student in the Welding Technology program and placed 2nd in Skills competition in welding

From press reports

East Mississippi Community College held spring 2015 graduation ceremonies May 8 and 9 at its Golden Triangle and Scooba campuses. The ceremonies included more than 500 academic and career-technical students who graduated from the Scooba, Golden Triangle, … Read more

ADN grads

ECCC ADN Graduates

These East Central Community College students received their Associate Degree Nursing pins during a special ceremony held Wednesday, May 6, 2015, in Huff Auditorium on the Decatur campus. Graduates and their respective hometowns include … Read more