News of the Past

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 4, 1913

LOUISVILLE: All the stores will be closed tomorrow for the 4th celebration. – … Read more

Winston County Farmers Market receives certification

From press reports


The Winston County Farmers Market in Louisville was recently certified by the Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce as part of the Mississippi Certified Farmers Market Program.

The Mississippi Department of Agriculture and Commerce launched the … Read more

Local BeeHive Homes “a buzz”


John and Robyn Mayfield and Dr. Dewitt and Peggy Crawford, owners of the assisted living home, BeeHive Homes of Louisville, recently attended the 26th National Conference of the BeeHive Homes. The conference was held in St. George, Utah. The logo … Read more

George named Regions Bank Financial Consultant

Regions Bank is pleased to announce that Andrew George has been named a Financial Consultant with Regions Investment Solutions. His office will be located at the bank’s University Drive branch in Starkville. He is available by appointment at all other … Read more

LFD holds Camp Fire Academy

Attendees have fun the last day during a splash session.

From press & staff reports


The Louisville Fire Department was proud to host their 3rd annual Camp Fire Academy, which is quickly becoming a summer tradition in the Louisville community by providing educational yet fun options for youth.

The … Read more

Winston County fans help turn Omaha maroon


By Austin Bishop

The Winston County Journal


When Louisville Mayor Will Hill decided to head to Omaha for the College World Series on Sunday afternoon, his wife Sarah only had one caveat.

“She looked at me and said this … Read more

Wesley Clark nominated as the 2013 EMCC student of year

“Bob Rosson, President of the National Funeral Directors Association (left)  shares a photo opt with Wesley Clark, following his presentation of the 2013 Gayle M. Galloway Memorial Award “ Student Of The Year” from the Mississippi Funeral Directors Association.  Joining Wesley in receiving the Award at the MFDA’s 2013 State Convention in Ridgeland, MS is Wesley’s wife, Amanda Clark.

From press reports


Wesley Clark, of Louisville, Mississippi was named as the East Mississippi Community College Funeral Service Technology nominee for the Mississippi Funeral Director’s Gayle M. Galloway Memorial Award “Student Of The Year” for 2013. Wesley is a … Read more