The Civil War – The battle of Antietam and Sharpsburg

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In mid-September 1862 the greatest one-day casualty rates of the war occurred at Antietam. The National Park Service provides an excellent description of the battle.

“Dawn approached slowly through the fog on September 17, 1862. As … Read more

The Civil War – General Lee heads North

Submitted by C.J. Johnson

In Central Tennessee and Kentucky, Confederate forces were working to push Union troops out the area. About 19,000 Rebel troops under the command of General Edmund Kirby Smith were headed toward Lexington, Kentucky, gathering supplies along … Read more

Annual HarvestFest set for Dean Park

From press reports

The time is here for the Friends of Dean Park’s 5th Annual HarvestFest at Dean Park, 3850 HWY 15 South Louisville.

This festival, which is a major event at Dean Park will be held Saturday, October 6, … Read more

Local FoodCorps Project seeks community support

From staff and press reports

The national, non-profit FoodCorps program ( has placed 2 service members in Louisville to build school gardens at Fair Elementary, Head Start and the Youth Garden near Eiland Middle School.

The service members will teach … Read more

Louisville Fire Department holds short memorial on 9/11

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

On the eleventh anniversary of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, the Louisville Fire Department held a memorial honoring the lives lost and the bravery shown by first responders.

On Tuesday morning, Sept. 11 … Read more

Supes keep same millage

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors held millage at the same rate of 40 mills and approved its annual budget.

The budget aims to collect $11,563,492 in revenue with $3,977,000 of that revenue … Read more

Louisville Aldermen approve library mil

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

In a special recessed meeting on Sept. 10, the Louisville Board Aldermen approved one mil increase on property in the city in order to help fund the library.

The one mil increase would … Read more

NAACP plans meetings and officer election

The NAACP wil host two General Membership meetings of the NAACP Winston Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee.

On September 18, 6 P.M., at 408 South Avenue, Louisville there will be … Read more

Teacher Academy begins new school year by going back in time

From press reports

Students from Mrs. Black’s Teacher Academy class at the Winston- Louisville Career & Technology Center (WLCTC) began the school year by studying the history and trends in American education. Students began by researching the history of education … Read more