News

Supervisors prepare for 2012-13 budget

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors used the August 6 meeting to help prepare the 2012-13 budget for its September approval along with covering the first of the month’s business.

The board examined … Read more

County receives federal road funds

From press reports

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today reported that Mississippi has successfully competed for more than $5.0 million in federal grant funding to support a variety of transportation-related improvements around the state.

Eight separate … Read more

Mt. Moriah reopens its doors

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The congregation of Mt. Moriah Missionary Baptist Church returned to its original home with the opening of their new church on August 4 at South Martin Luther King Drive in Louisville.

Construction of … Read more

Firefighters responds to structure fire

From press reports

On August 5, the City of Louisville Fire Department responded to a report of a commercial structure fire at Grayson Blu.

Upon arrival Engine 1 had established water supply and began deploying the initial attack line. A … Read more

Giant Tailgate Party set

From staff reports

Members of the community and all fans of Winston County football are invited out to show their team spirit as The Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with Main Street of Louisville will host their annual Giant Tailgate … Read more

State transfers property to city

From staff and press reports

Delbert Hosemann, Mississippi’s Secretary of State recently transferred a portion of tax-forfeited land to the City of Louisville to help promote economic development in the area. “Getting lands back on city and county tax rolls … Read more

Byron Keith Foster graduates EMCC

Byron Keith Foster of Preston, MS has completed the course of study for the Associate In Applied Science in Funeral Service Technology degree from East Mississippi Community College in Scooba, MS. He and ten other members of his class participated … Read more

[obits} Obituaries

Mr. Jim Fieber Formerly of Louisville, MS – Jim Fieber, 81, passed away, on Saturday, August 4, 2012, at his residence, in Albany, OR. James Anthony Fieber was born February 17, 1931, in Toledo, Oregon to the late Dorothy Tindall … Read more

Snow named Mississippi Jewelers Association President

GULFPORT——Johnny Snow, Louisville native and second generation owner of The Jewel Shoppe,

The Diamond Store, a fine jewelry and fine gift shop in downtown Louisville since 1961, was named President of the Mississippi Jewelers Association, during their 61st Convention in … Read more