Category: News

Memories of Our County – 07/22/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Hand-Me Downs
I loved hand-me-downs. It was a time of excitement when someone from ‘town’ brought us a box of hand-me-down clothes. I said in an article recently that … Read more

LHS Class of 1975 Reunion: A Historic Event

By Reggie Hannah
Special to the Winston County Journal

In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race unconstitutional. However, for over a decade following … Read more

Calendar of Events – 07/22/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday
Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday

La Leche League to meet
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of … Read more

Supervisors receive ECCC and WMC update

From staff reports

Winston County Board of Supervisors opened the July 20 meeting with an update on East Central Community College from President Dr. Billy Stewart.

“We had a great year at East Central. Our transfer students had the … Read more

News of the Past – 07/22/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – July 23, 1915

FRONT PAGE: No arrest has been made yet for the killing of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/22/15

Improving Louisville
My concern is about putting our town back together and hopefully better than before. It was been a long time coming. We can make Louisville a better place to live by making it beautiful. While driving down John … Read more

A Guide to Writing Letters to the Editor

Writing Letters to the Editor
Letters-to-the-editor are one of the best ways local activists can regularly participate in the governmental process, reaching a large audience for free. Politicians and local opinion leaders rely on such letters to get a read … Read more

‘Thacker Mountain’ to host show at fair

From Press Reports

The “Thacker Mountain Radio Hour” will perform live at the Neshoba County Fair at 8 pm on Saturday at the Founder’s Square Pavilion.

Guests for the show will be veteran Mississippi show band the Krackerjacks, songwriter Charlie … Read more

Lawsuit alleges poor security measures aided in rape

From staff and press reports

Schilling & Ashley, PLLC in Starkville, Mississippi has filed a formal complaint in the Circuit Court of Winston County on behalf of a twenty-six year-old intellectually disabled rape victim. The Complaint was filed on July … Read more