Category: News

Fall softball season rapidly approaching for local schools

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Softball practice is in full swing for both public and private schools in Mississippi. The MHSAA schools, which include Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater play slow-pitch softball in the fall, while Winston Academy and … Read more

City leaders receive economic development update

From staff reports

The Louisville board of Aldermen opened the July 21 meeting with a look at economic development.
Gerald Mills, Winston County Economic Development Director, began the discussion reporting on the transload facility, railcar repair and Winston Plywood and … Read more

The town of Noxapater to hold special election

From staff reports

The Town of Noxapater will hold a special election August 25 to fill the unexpired term of the late Jessie James Hudson.

Hudson died on Thursday, July 9.… Read more

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports

The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, the local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on … Read more

News of the Past – 07/29/15

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 30, 1915

Due to the amount of political activity, local news columns were omitted.… Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday
Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday

La Leche League to meet
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of … Read more

Jail Docket – 07/29/15

July 22, 2015

Gale, John, 06/03/1980, B/M, Holdiness, WSO, Contempt of Court, Careless Driving, 3 Counts Controlled Substance, Resisting Arrest, Motor Vehicle Violation.

July 23, 2015

Pace, Lakeith, L5 V. Eichelberger, COC 504.50.

Wraggs, Paula R., L5 V. Eichelberger, Speeding, … Read more

MHSAA ruling has no effect on French Camp

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

For now, nothing has changed in what determines a student’s athletic eligibility at French Camp Academy.

A ruling last week by the executive committee of the Mississippi High School Activities Association association restricted students … Read more

Voting is easy and all should participate

From press & staff reports

How often have you voted for your favorite sports team or television show? Don’t you think issues that usually affect your daily life deserve your vote, too?

For most voters in Winston County, the process … Read more

WMC to host annual health fair

Mark your calendars for the Winston Medical Center annual health fair that is planned for October 6. 2015 from 9:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

The health fair will be an outdoor event at the WMC Transitional hospital located at 923 … Read more