New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – July 19, 1912 This issue was not available for review. : 75 Years Ago – July 16, 1937 FRONT PAGE: Blacktop paving on highway to Ackerman to begin.

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. Otiss Boyles are spending … Read more

Supervisors apply for grant, change roles

From staff reports

The Winston County Supervisors covered a numerous business in the first meeting in July.

County applies for Waste Tire Grant

Louisville City Engineer Kenny Morris requested the board apply for a waste tire grant for the landfill … Read more

WCCRF is tobacco free

From staff reports

The Winston Choctaw County Correctional Facility has gone tobacco free as of July 1.

Warden Tim Palmer informed the board of supervisors that the Winston Choctaw County Correctional Facility had gone tobacco free as required by the … Read more

Tax rolls available for inspection

From staff reports

Winston County’s Tax Assessor Larry Woodward estimates that property values for fiscal year 2012, which started July 1 of last year and ended recently, are down about $300,000 from the year prior but personal property taxes were … Read more

Sip, shop event set

From press reports

Downtown merchants will host the second annual Sip and Shop on July 19.

Downtown merchants will remain open from 5 p.m. until 7:19 p.m. on July 19 and will be offering 19 percent off of merchandise during … Read more

Examing the liquor ordinance in Winston County

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

Last year, residents of Winston County were presented with a petition that called for a vote to legalize liquor and wine on the November ballot.

With the liquor referendum on the ballot, residents’ … Read more

Adam Thomas graduates Space Camp

From press reports

Adam Thomas graduated from the U.S. Space Camp on Friday, June 15th. Space Camp was founded in 1982 as an education program to promote the study of math, science and technology. It combines classroom instruction with hands-on … Read more

Lions Club to host charitable annual golf tournament

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Lions Clubs is preparing to host their annual Two Man/ Woman Scramble Golf Tournament on July 21 at the Louisville Country Club.

This local event is becoming a namesake in the … Read more

ECCC well represented on MACJC Academic All-State Team

Numerous former student-athletes at East Central Community College in Decatur received Mississippi Association of Community and Junior College (MACJC) Academic All-State recognition for 2011-12.

“We are very proud of our student-athletes and coaches for achieving academic success,” said ECCC President … Read more