Category: News

County agrees to keep MDOC inmates without payment

From press & staff reports

Over 16 counties have agreed to continue using state inmates in a work program without reimbursement from the Mississippi Department of Corrections.

The department plans to phase out the current Joint State County Work Program … Read more

Semi- annual Fire Hydrant Maintenance starting August 10

From press reports

The City of Louisville Fire Department will begin its semi-annual fire hydrant maintenance from August 10, 2015 through September 11, 2015. Hydrant maintenance will be for the most part conducted between the hours of 7:00 am to … Read more

At the polls

Poll workers help voters at the Republican and Democrat tables. Persons had to pick a Democrat or Republican ballot on Tuesday.

The Winston County Journal recently took a poll to see who readers thought would win in the August 4 Primaries.… Read more

EMCC standout running back ready to lay the Law down this season


By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — The D.J. Law East Mississippi Community College football fans see take the field at Sullivan-Windham Stadium this season, is not the same one that showed up on the Scooba campus last summer.… Read more

Area high school sophomore attends Hugh O’Brian Youth Leadership Seminar

Lovorn at Millsaps College for HOBY.

From press reports

HOBY State Leadership Seminars provide youth with unique leadership training to equip them with the tools they need to make a positive change in their home, school, and community.

Allayna Lovorn, a resident of Louisville, Mississippi, recently … Read more

Library interns


002Chiquita Carter (left) completed 120 hours of volunteer work at  the Winston County Library during the month of July.  Ms. Carter is completing in intenrship in Library Media at the University of West Alabama.… Read more

A First Lady (of Mississippi) and Remembrances


Submitted by Lynne Cunningham

Being well known to many of us as the governor’s wife, Elise Winter has served the public in ways other than being First Lady of the Governor’s Mansion when her husband, the Honorable William Winter, was … Read more

Dr. Martha Ruth Flake Fulcher named Nurse Leader of the Year- Prairie Council

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From press reports

Dr. Martha Ruth Flake Fulcher of Louisville, Mississippi, was recently elected Nurse Leader of the Year representing the Prairie Council of the Mississippi Organization of Nurse Executives (MONE). She received this peer elected award and recognition during … Read more

Bane earns bronze


After qualifying in the State Games of Mississippi earlier this summer by earning a silver medal, Braxton Bane traveled to Lincoln, … Read more

MDA visit

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The Winston County Chamber of Commerce and Winston County Economic Development District Partnership under the direction of Linda Skelton, Chamber Director and economic development director Gerald Mills recently welcomed several staff from the Mississippi Development Authority for a tour of … Read more