Category: News

Nanih Waiya Community Park breaks ground

From staff reports The June 25 groundbreaking for the 15-acre Nanih Waiya Community Park was truly a community effort. To date, more than $100,000 in private and in-kind donations and grants have been raised for the park project, which started…

Now open: Twisted Frozen Desserts

From staff reports Just in time for summer, Twisted Frozen Desserts has opened its doors on Hwy 14 in Louisville near Subway. Owner Lori Mitchell said she opened the ice cream and dessert store with a desire to provide sweet…

A successful summer for DREAMS

From staff reports Dillard’s Reading, Enrichment, Arts, Mathematics and Science After-school and Summer Tutorial Enrichment Program (DREAMS) wrapped up another successful summer program on June 30. More than 200 students were enrolled in this year’s DREAMS program, which provided enrichment…

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…