Category: News

‘Acting Up’

Winston Academy Survey of Arts students who are studying theater with Mary Snow recently presented a portion of the Broadway production of “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten” by RobertFulgham as well as created, wrote and … Read more

Stone selected for a National Softball team


Emaree (Haggard) Stone has been selected for the Softball Factory Under Armour National Team. She is 15 years old in the 10th grade at Louisville High School.

Emaree was nominated by her fast pitch softball coach, Kylie Ming, to attend … Read more

Pet of week – 02/04/15


Misty is a spayed border collie mix, and she is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control.  She is good with the other dogs in the shelter.  Misty’s adoption fee is $20. … Read more

House members busy in committees

Local Officials Visit MS State Capitol
JACKSON, Miss.—Winston County Emergency Management Director Buddy King and former Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector Brenda Miles visited with legislators last week to show their appreciation for service.
Photo (L-R): Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston), Buddy King, Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman), and Brenda Miles.

In anticipation of the February 3 deadline to report general bills originating in the House out of committee, members were faced with a full week of committee work.

Winston County Medical Center
Due to the tornado damage that occurred to … Read more

Firefighter day


Students from the Mississippi State Fire Academy National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II Class 154 gather on the steps inside the Mississippi State Capitol building attending Firefighters Day at the Capitol.  A day at the capitol gives members … Read more

News of the Past – 02/04/2015

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

100 Years Ago – February 5, 1915
The newly approved Sewer Ordinance for Louisville consumed a great of the … Read more

Local football players honored by state-wide paper

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Two Louisville High School Wildcats and a Nanih Waiya Warrior were selected to the honorable mention list for the Jackson Clarion-Ledger’s All-State football team that was announced last Friday.

LHS was represented by senior … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 02/04/2015

Rambling with Mrs. Arlene

Praise the Lord everyone.  How amazing our God is.  He’s truly an ever present God in our time of need.  Everything we have need of is in his hands.  But he is also a God who … Read more

Brianna Davis makes the President’s List at The W

Brianna Davis of Louisville, MS, was named to the President’s List for the fall 2014 semester.

To qualify for the President’s List, the student must be enrolled full-time and have a perfect 4.0 quality point average.

Located in the heart … Read more