News

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

County receives election funds

Mississippi counties will share $1,099,999.92 of funding for election assistance from the Help Mississippi Vote Fund and the newly created Elections Support Fund with Winston County receiving $9,979.

“With funding from the Help America Vote Act (HAVA) diminishing, counties statewide … Read more

MDOT District One employees receive service awards

From press reports

Recently the Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) recognized its District One employees who have committed years of service to the department on June 28, 2012. MDOT Service Awards Program recognizes its employees for their length of service … Read more

Louisville Aldermen cover business in July meeting

From staff reports

The Louisville Board of Aldermen covered a lengthy agenda prior to the July 4 holiday.

The Aldermen approved a public notice of bids for construction at Louisville Railcar facility on Railroad Avenue. The facility is expected to … Read more