Category: News

Samaritan’s Purse dedicates new home

Hayes accepts her keys to her home from Ellis Holdiness.

From staff reports

After the April 28 tornados in 2014, Samaritan’s Purse came to Winston County to help restore the community and plan for the day when homes would be rebuilt with the hands and feet of those serving Samaritan’s … Read more

DARE awards students with knowledge on making good choices

LPD Police Chief L.M. Claiborne, Darren the DARE LIon, and Sgt. McWhirter.

From staff reports

Newly promoted Louisville Police Department Sgt. Tonya McWhirter complimented the students for their attentiveness over the last 10 weeks to the DARE program and making good decisionsas part of the April 17 DARE graduation ceremonies.

“I’m very … Read more

Humana here to help

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A ribbon cutting for Humana Insurance company was recently held at the Winston County Chamber office on March 25. Linda Skelton, Chamber director, welcomed everyone to the ribbon cutting.  Ben Baker, Brenda Parks, and Eva Sue McAdams will all be … Read more

Sales award

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Western Auto Store Wins Sales Award
Mr. and Mrs. Wayne Moody, Western Auto Store of Louisville, … Read more

Tea party time

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First United Methodist Church’s 3 and 4 year old classes recently held their annual tea party. … Read more

FBC easter

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First Baptist Daycare celebrated Easter with egg hunts at … Read more

Award winners

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The Elite Mississippi Cheer Tiny Squad competed at the Deep South Beach Nationals in Orange Beach, Alabama and won First Place in the Tiny Level One Division. The girls pictured in Tiny squad: … Read more

SBA to honor Mayor Will Hill with Phoenix Award

Louisville Mayor Will Hill (right) shows MSU coach Dan Mullen the destruction from the tornado.

The Mississippi SBA District Office will honor the Small Business Persons of the Year, Small Business Champions, and Top Lenders at an awards ceremony in early May 2015.

Among those to be honored is Louisville Mayor Will Hill. Hill will … Read more

When disaster strikes home

Ms. Bertha Triplett of 127 Piney Woods Street in Louisville was a victim of the April 28, 2014 storm, in which her home was destroyed. After losing her home, Triplett was blessed by the WinstonStrong and Mennonite Disaster Services organizations when they rebuilt her home and dedicated it to her during a ceremony held on Jan. 30, 2015.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

On April 28, 2014, the City of Louisville suffered one of its most tragic natural disasters in its history as an EF-4 rated tornado brought property major property damage and claimed the lives … Read more