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City traffic stop leads to drug bust

Some of the items confiscated by Louisville Police Department including drugs, cash and scales.

By Joseph McCain

The Winston County Journal

 

A traffic stop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11 lead to police seizing three quarters of a pound of marijuana, an undisclosed amount of cash, and seeking a subject who fled.

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Marshall retires from LPD

Mayor Will Hill presents Marshall with the proclamation.

A reception honoring Captain Howard L. Marshall was held Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Winston County Library.

Captain Marshall retired after twenty-five years of service to the City of Louisville Police Department. Marshall has been employed by the City … Read more

Winston County Support Group completes worshop

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Congratulations to the Winston County Support Group on being the most recent class to complete the FREE Building Strong Families (BSF) financial education workshop. The class was held at the Winston County Extension Office in Louisville, MS. Financial Peace University … Read more

Friends of Legion State Park hold nature trail

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Members of “THE FRIENDS OF THE PARK”, Legion State Park gathered on Tuesday, June 4, at 8:30 am to take a nature walk. Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist, MSU, conducted the walk. Dr. Kelly is well-known for her … Read more

Circuit Court results in pleas and convictions

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the May Court calendar with multiple sentences being served.

Marvin Stingley was charged with the felony crime of murder, but plead guilty to the related offense manslaughter. Triplett was sentenced on May 6 … Read more

Special Education Case Manager Carolyn Hampton retires

Submitted by Elemtra Patterson

 

Away she goes, after 15 years in the Department of Special Education, Louisville Municipal School District. Louisville, MS. The staff, her family, friends and the community came to a reception in her honor on Friday, … Read more

Winston County adds Scenic Byway to attractions

From press and staff reports

 

Winston County and The Winston County Economic Development Partnership are proud to announce the passing of a bill to designate the Noxubee Hills Route as one of Mississippi’s Scenic Byways through the Mississippi Legislature.… Read more

MDEQ awards solid waste grant to Winston County

From press reports

 

The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Winston County a solid waste assistance grant of $14,874 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dump sites.

“The Solid Waste Assistance Grants … Read more

Nannie Maude Reynolds Home for Christmas released

From press reports

 

After writing three novels of Historical Fiction, Nannie Reynolds decided that it was time for something new.

Mrs. Reynolds wrote Home for Christmas, which tells of a middle-aged widow that was forced into early retirement to … Read more