News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – May 31, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mr. and Mrs. W. A. Gunn and little daughter Annie spent last Sunday in Philadelphia, guests of Mr. and Mrs. Wilbur Cole. – Mrs. Ford of Ackerman was guest of her sister, … Read more

Unusual day in New Orleans

From press reports

A tour of the USS Wasp, a ferry ride across the Mississippi River, a streetcar ride, a walk through the French Market, and a New Orleans mid-city restaurant were on the itinerary for a group of LES … Read more

Relay for Life countdown under way

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Relay for Life aims to raise thousands of dollars for the American Cancer Society on June 8 in order to fight a disease that touches every life.

“We Relay because … Read more

OTR Wheel may add 25 jobs

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors took a step to helping OTR Wheel engineering locating a tire reclamation plant in Louisville.

Robert McIntosh, vice president for new products at OTR Wheel Engineering which … Read more

Fallen officers recognized in annual program

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Mississippi Highway Patrol and Louisville Police Department wrapped up National Police Memorial Week, May 13-19, with a memorial service for the three law enforcement officers from Winston County who have lost their … Read more

$2 million planned in street repair

PBy Joseph McCain
The Winston County Journal
The Louisville Board of Aldermen finalized the steps to borrow $2 million through a bond issue at its May 15 meeting.
The aldermen approved a bid of 2.68 percent with payments at about
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Qualifying deadline upcoming

From staff and press reports

Preparations are underway for November elections at the Winston County Circuit Clerk’s office including signing up those seeking the office of election commissioner.

Anyone interested in seeking the office of Winston County Election Commissioner has … Read more

Red Hills Festival in full swing this weekend

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Red Hills Festival kicks off this Friday night.

“We are gearing up for a great festival with something for everyone,” said Linda Skelton of the Winston County Chamber of Commerce.

The festival … Read more