Category: News

Louisville All-Stars claim 12-Year-old State title

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Louisville All-Stars battled out of the loser’s bracket last week to come home with the Dizzy Dean 12-Year-old State Tournament championship, besting six other teams in the double-elimination event held at Probst Park…

Republican Women meeting a success

From staff reports The Winston County Republican Women hosted to special guests at their meeting Monday- Republican Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler and Will Craft representing Republican State Auditor Stacey Pickering. Republican Madison Mayor Mary Hawkins Butler, serving her ninth…

Thomas participates in aviation challenge

Huntsville, AL — Adam Thomas of Noxapater, Mississippi, recently attended AVIATION CHALLENGE® at the U.S. Space and Rocket Center, home of SPACE CAMP and NASA’s official Visitor Information Center for Marshall Spaceflight Center. The weeklong educational program promotes science, technology,…

Opening doors: Focus Manor opens

By Elmetra Patterson It was an exciting morning, regardless of the heat index, at the GRAND OPENING of the newest residential facility in Louisville, MS. On Saturday, July 18, 2015, nearly 100 people attended the ceremony with the Focus Manor,…

MDOT learning

On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who…

Noxapater recognizes Jessie James Hudson

Resolution of Condolence on the Death of Jessie James Hudson WHEREAS, GOD in HIS infinite wisdom has seen fit to call from His earthly labors our friend and co-worker, Jessie James Hudson,

Packaging up help

Frances Woodruff, left, and Connie Estes, right, mailed 14 pounds of items to be included in troop boxes sent from Grand Junction, Co., almost 3 pounds of fronts of Christmas Cards

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc. (NMRLS) and Prairie Opportunity, Inc. will sponsor an educational outreach workshop discussing civil legal matters on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Winston County Extension Office at 460 Vance Street, Louisville,…

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…

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…