Category: News

Louisville Medical Clinic now open

From staff reports Just more than a year after an F4 tornado destroyed Winston County’s hospital, three physician clinics and a nursing home, the new Louisville Medical Clinic has opened its doors. The 12,000-plus square-foot clinic, located at highways 25…

Morris recognized for three decades of service

From staff reports During his three decades with the city, City Engineer Kenny Morris wore a lot of hats: building official, zoning administrator, floodplain administrator, Americans with Disabilities Act coordinator, public works director and manager of the landfill. It was…

George and Claudette Faulk celebrate 60th wedding anniversary

Submitted On July 5, 1955, in the Cathedral of the Pines at Wood Junior College, a marriage began. George Robert Faulk of Ariton, Alabama (near Dothan), married Iva Claudette Shaw of Eupora and the Embry community of Webster County, and…

Library having a busy fun filled year

From staff reports The Winston County Library has been flying to new heights with their annual summer reading program. The Library ended their summer program with an awards day and some water fun provided by the Louisville Fire Department. Awards…

News of the Past – 07/08/15

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 9, 1915 LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Slider are in Hot Springs this week…

Woodmen of the World adopts new service mark

From press reports Effective June 1, 2015, Woodmen of the World Life Insurance Society adopted the service mark WoodmenLifeSM in all 50 states and the District of Columbia. The process began with the release of a 2011 nationwide survey by…

Let’s be Neighbors – 07/08/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. Friends of Pat Horton will be sorry to learn that she has fallen injuring her knee, which already had a pin from a previous injury. She is recovering but still does…

ECCC teams, athletes take NJCAA, MACJC academic honors

From school reports Several East Central Community College student-athletes and two sports teams have received state and national recognition for academic performance during the 2014-15 academic year on the Decatur campus. In all, 20 student-athletes were recognized by the National…

EFSP funds awarded to Faith Beyond Walls Christian Center

From press reports Winston County Emergency Food and Shelter Program grant of $10,716.00 was awarded to Faith Beyond Walls Christian Center to administer. Funds will be used to assist those with emergencies who meet the guidelines for help with utilities,…

Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion set

From press reports The annual Samuel E. and Lettie Long Hames/Haimes family reunion is to be held on Saturday, August 1, 2015 in the recreation hall of Gum Branch Baptist Church. From Louisville take the highway 25 bypass toward Starkville,…