Category: News

Library acquires children’s books through Libri grant

The Winston County Library is the proud recipient of seventy-five new children’s books, acquired through a Libri Foundation grant. The Libri Foundation, based in Eugene, OR, was established in 1989 for the sole purpose of helping rural libraries acquire new,…

Sports Schedules – 07/29/15

FRIDAY, AUG. 7 Prep Softbal 4/6 p.m. ‚Äî Central at Winston Academy SATURDAY, AUG. 8 Prep Softball TBA ‚Äî Neshoba Central Jamboree (East Webster, Eupora, Neshoba Central entered) TBA ‚Äî Winona Jamboree (Noxapater, Winona entered) MONDAY, AUG. 10 Prep Softball…

ECCC to hold registration for Electrical Technology Program in Louisville

East Central Community College in Decatur will be registering students for its Electrical Technology Program on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Louisville Career Advancement Center. ECCC is now offering courses in its Electrical Technology Program at the Louisville Center beginning…

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, the local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on…

Fall softball season rapidly approaching for local schools

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Softball practice is in full swing for both public and private schools in Mississippi. The MHSAA schools, which include Louisville, Nanih Waiya, and Noxapater play slow-pitch softball in the fall, while Winston Academy and…

City leaders receive economic development update

From staff reports The Louisville board of Aldermen opened the July 21 meeting with a look at economic development. Gerald Mills, Winston County Economic Development Director, began the discussion reporting on the transload facility, railcar repair and Winston Plywood and…

The town of Noxapater to hold special election

From staff reports The Town of Noxapater will hold a special election August 25 to fill the unexpired term of the late Jessie James Hudson. Hudson died on Thursday, July 9.

Local elections have the greatest impact

From press & staff reports The presidential election isn’t the only one you should be fired up to influence at the ballot box. In fact, the local representatives, supervisors, sheriffs, circuit clerk, and chancery clerk have more day-to-day impact on…

News of the Past – 07/29/15

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 30, 1915 Due to the amount of political activity, local news columns were omitted. The…

Calendar of Events – 07/29/15

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…