News

HeadStart raises funds for St. Jude

By Joseph McCain
The Winston County
Journal

Winston County Head Start had dozens of children taking laps on
tricycles and scooters for a good cause Thursday, at its annual
Trike- A-Thon to raise money for St. Jude Children’s Hospital.

“We … Read more

Hospital completes $3 million upgrade to nursing home

From staff reports

The Winston Medical Center recently held an open house for the over
$3 million in renovations and upgrades to its Long-term and Skilled
Nursing Care facility.
“We are very proud of the renovations,” said WMC CEO Lee … Read more

MedStat’s newest helicopter visits Winston County

From staff and press reports

The Health Science class and other students at the Louisville/Winston
County Career and Technical Center recently received a visit from the
newest Emergency Medical Service Helicopter.

MedStat EMS, Inc. which recently expanded its Helicopter Emergency… Read more

Library to feature noted authors, events

From staff and press reports

The Winston County Library will celebrate National Library Week,
April 14 through 20, with a variety of events and with two
Mississippi Authors.

The April 16 event will feature D.K. White. White will be signing … Read more

Hotel/Motel tax vote to be on municipal ballot

From staff and press reports

Residents in the City of Louisville will have an opportunity to vote
on the implementation of a Hotel/Motel tax levy in June.

The Louisville Board of Aldermen in its April 2 meeting approved a
resolution … Read more

Calendar of Events

Agape Baptist
Revival April 14-16
Pastor Robert E. Brownlee, Sr. and the Agape Church Family will be
having revival April 14-16, 2013. The guest speaker for this three
night service will be Rev. Dr. Charles Davidson of Town Creek M.B.… Read more

Hollingsworth gains Star Student status

Danielle M Hollingsworth, 17, of Sturgis, Ms., has been named as STAR
(Student-Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2012-2013
school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M.B. Swayze
Educational Foundation, sponsor of the STAR program. She is the
daughter of … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago –April 11, 1913
NOXAPATER: Misses Lyda Coleman, Eva Hickman, Hassie Jackson, Virgie
and Arline Reed, Pearl VanLandingham, Ora McBrayer and others went up
to Louisville Friday evening and attended the county examination for
teachers. –

Mr. and … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Thank you to Kitty Hatcher and Hazel Garrett for their generous
donation of uniforms to our clothing closet. We greatly appreciate
any and all donations!

Fair Elementary’s Kindergarten Registration will be held on April 9th
-11th from 8:00 am until … Read more