Category: News

City, county leaders, partner with LMSD to combat school truancy

City leaders, county officials, parents, school mentors, LMSD teachers and staff take a moment to recognize the importance of school attendance.

From staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School District’s office of Compulsory School Attendance under the direction Stacy Goss-Spiva aims to get all students to improve attendance and get everyone in school.

Louisville Mayor Will Hill signed a proclamation recognizing September … Read more

Lady Patriots picked up first softball win of season

Clint Scrivener/ Scrivener and Son Photography courtesy
Winston Academy Junior Varsity. Cheerleaders

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Lady Patriots battled through some adversity last Tuesday to pick up its first fast-pitch softball win of the season.

Winston Academy held a 6-1 lead after five innings of play thanks to a … Read more

Louisville’s Hathorn named Leon the Lion at EMCC


From school reports

SCOOBA – As the program continues to achieve summer camp success and compete nationally, the 2015-16 edition of the East Mississippi Community College cheerleading team is primed for the new academic year.

This year’s 22-member EMCC cheerleading … Read more

Tigers use strong defense play to pitch shutout in opener

Noxapater huddles up.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

While openly admitting there were some things his Tigers could have done a little better in their season-opening 28-0 win over J.Z. George on Friday night, Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr said he … Read more

Women are multi-talented

Hanna McCain

I was in the sixth grade when I wrote my first Women’s Suffrage play. Some classmates and I performed the play in front of my sixth grade class. The play detailed the long journey women went through just to be … Read more

Pet of the Week – 08/26/2015

Pet of the week

Katie is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control. Katie is an older, spayed, female who needs a place to live the rest of her years. Our adoption fee is $20.00. To see more pictures of the animals available for … Read more

Red Hill Senior Enrichment Organization seeks support

Seniors meeting at the extension office

Senior Citizens are the backbone of this country and city. We are the taxpayers and we deserve a building to be able to come for fellowship and support. Many seniors are alone and feel left out, unappreciated, and forgotten about. … Read more

Winston County Master Gardener’s ‘Yard of the Month’ noted



The WCMG are proud to present the ‘Yard of the Month’ for September to Delaine and Donnie Woodruff. The Woodruffs reside at 105 McCullough Road. We say we are “proud to present” the Woodruffs with this honor because of … Read more

Pilot Club holds meeting

Fulton with WMC’s Black.

Pilot Club of Louisville held the monthly meeting on August 13 at Lake Tiak O’ Khata. President Beverly Wilkes called the meeting to order. Gloria Joiner gave the devotion and blessing for our meal. Beth Mitchell led the Pledge of … Read more