Category: News

Reed brothers honored for music

Reed Brothers performing.

From staff reports

The Reed Brothers of Louisville have become an overnight success in the country gospel music world.
And it only took the quartet 24 years of hard work to pull it off.

The brothers, Nick, Boo, Ray and … Read more

History comes to life for Youth Tour students

Philip Evans of Ackerman posing with Stephen Colbert wax figure.

By Brad Barr, 4-County Electric Power Association

For a group of excited Mississippi high school students, history pages came to life during their recent tour of Washington, D.C.

A visual journey of our nation’s monuments brought the pages of their … Read more

Early mistakes cost Tigers in loss to strong EW team

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Noxapater head football coach Casey Orr knew his Tigers would be facing a challenge when they hosted East Webster on Friday night, and he was correct.

The Wolverines scored 35 points in the first … Read more

Louisville native Dr. Stephen Mitchell named to Leadership Optometry Class


MADISON, MS – Dr. Stephen Mitchell, a native of Louisville,  of Eye Care Associates of Laurel and Ellisvi have been named to the Mississippi Optometric Association’s (MOA) first Leadership Optometry Class. The program is aimed at developing and training the … Read more

Roberts gets first start in EMCC’s 69-20 win over Southwest

Mike Robertson/Courtesy
Wyatt Roberts avoiding a tackle

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — Former Louisville High School standout Wyatt Roberts put together a solid performance in his first collegiate start, leading homestanding East Mississippi Community College to a 69-20 win over Southwest Mississippi Community College … Read more

Man with local ties promoted

eric walker

Submitted by Elmetra Patterson

Eric F. Walker was recently promoted as one of the law school deans at the University of AR – Little Rock, effective July 1, 2015. Eric is a 1995 graduate of Morehouse College – a private, … Read more

Statesmen football lead by QB Sullivan opens season at No. 14 in AFCA Top 25

Sullivan is honored at the August 28 Winston Academy game.

From press reports

CLEVELAND, Miss. – When the curtain opens on the 2015 season Thursday, Sept. 3 at Parker Field-McCool Stadium, the Delta State University football team will begin the campaign ranked No. 14 in the nation in the annual … Read more

Wildcats looking to bounce back against Kemper County Friday

Austin Bishop/Courtesy photos.
LHS huddles up.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

M.C. Miller was very well aware that his team was manhandled in a 46-7 loss to visiting West Point last Friday night at R.E. Hinze Stadium. But the veteran Louisville High School head football … Read more

FUMC women host annual gathering


The women of First United Methodist Church recently held their annual luncheon on Monday, August 24. With over 125 attendees this year boasted great success.

For the past 15 years the ladies of First United Methodist Church in Louisville have … Read more