Category: News

LMSD recognizes Valedictorian, Salutatorian, and STAR Student/Teachers for 2016

From press & staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School Board of Trustees were proud to recognize this year’s Valedictorians and Salutatorians district-wide as well as award its teachers during its monthly meeting held May 12 at the Louisville Municipal School … Read more

Ms. Wheelchair South Carolina winner has local ties

From press & staff reports

Byronica Banks of Irmo, SC, was crowned Ms. Wheelchair South Carolina 2016 on April 15 at the Embassy Suites in Columbia, SC.

Byronica was born in Starkville to former Louisville native DeJoyce Kelly. She is … Read more

Jail Docket

May 8

Robert Word, 2/15/72, WM, G-34, MHP, DUI 1st

Johnny Bennett, Eichelberger, family disturbance

May 9

Allison Hartness, 4/13/77, WF, Holdiness, WSO, poss of marijuana, poss of paraphernalia

Jasmine Haynes, 3/1/93, BM, Scott, CMDOC,

Paul Sanders, 7/6/73, WM, W-2 … Read more

Louisville Fortnightly Club hold monthly meeting


The Louisville Fortnightly Club met May 12 at Lake Tiak-O’Khata with Mrs. Jimmy Burrage, Mrs. Andrew Eaves and Mrs. Jerry Webb hostesses. Butterfly plants made spring centerpieces on pastel colored linens.

President Mrs. Michael Cournoyer called the meeting to … Read more

‘On Your Mark, Get Set, READ!’ Summer Library Program

From press reports

The Winston County Library is getting ready for three different reading programs for children and teens. “The theme for this summer is focused on sports and healthy activities, and we have some great programs lined up that … Read more

News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago –May 26, 1916 [This edition was not available for review on microfilm.]

75 Years Ago – May … Read more

Calendar of Events

La Leche League meeting 4th Sat. each month

La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of each month from 1-2 p.m. at the County Extension Building. La Leche League offers mother-to-mother support, leaders accredited by La … Read more

Juneteenth Day History celebration set for June 4

Juneteenth is the oldest known celebration commemorating the ending of slavery in the United States. Dating back to 1865, it was on June 19th that Union soldiers, led by Major General Gordon Granger, landed at Galveston, Texas. He brought news … Read more

Plant sale set for May 28

The Winston County Master Gardeners Association (WCMGA) invites you to visit our PLANT SALE booth at the RED HILLS FESTIVAL, May 28, 2016, 8:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m…., Columbus Avenue, Louisville, MS. We will have a large variety of plants … Read more

A prank with laser light can lead to prison

Intentionally aiming a laser at an aircraft poses a serious threat to those in the air and on the ground—and it’s a serious crime with serious consequences. The FBI’s Jackson Field Office recently investigated an aircraft laser strike in the … Read more