News

LMSD discusses Move To Learn for schools

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

Students at some schools in the Louisville Municipal School District will be out of their seats dancing and moving under the direction of their teacher.

Superintendent Dr. William Wade and director of Curriculum … Read more

Bomb threat at Courthouse deemed hoax

The Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office at the courthouse like 29 others in Mississippi received a bomb threat Wednesday, December 12.

All offices at the courthouse were notified of the incident and the Sheriff’s Department did a check on all … Read more

Christian Friends tout giving for Christmas

From staff reports

The community group Christian Friends held their annual Christmas Food Box deliveries on Dec. 11, which provides meals for the needy families during the holiday season.

The event is held every year and has become a staple … Read more

Judgments handed out in court

From staff reports

The Winston County Circuit Court had many judgments handed down in October and November.

The cases covered manslaughter, molestation, DUIs, drug convictions and theft. The cases handled in the court were:

• Elihue Thompson pleaded guilty to … Read more

For 30 years Flower Ridge enlivens Nativity

From staff and press reports

For three decades, church members of Flower Ridge United Methodist Church and other volunteers have braved wind chills, rainy nights, the occasional snow, and much more to bring to the community a heartwarming Living Nativity.… Read more

Drug arrests nets marijuana, cash

From press and staff reports

The Winston County Sheriff’s Department, the Louisville Police Department and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics netted marijuana, cash and a gun at a drug raid Tuesday, December 11.

The bust on Pineywood Drive resulted in three … Read more

WA Patriots to remain in District 2 in 2013

The Winston Academy Patriots will remain in Mississippi Association of Independent Schools Class AA District 2 in the upcoming 2013 season.

However, MAIS District 2 AA will see some changes.

The district will consist of Manchester Academy, Canton Academy, Tri- … Read more

Calendar of Events

Distinguished Young Women Meeting to be held Dec. 20 There will be an informational meeting for Winston Co. Distinguished Young Women on Thursday, December 20, 2012 6 p.m. at First Baptist Church Louisville in the Crossing. For info please contact: … Read more

Winston Garden Club holds monthly meeting

by Sheila Hickman

The December meeting of the Winston Garden Club was held on December 11 at Lake Tiak O’Khata. There were 12 members and 4 guests present. Brenda Hunt served as the hostess for the evening. She provided Christmas … Read more