Category: News

Obituaries – 07/15/15

Mr. Benjamin Willis, Sr. Funeral Service for Benjamin Willis, Sr. were held at 2 PM Sunday, July 12, 2015 at the Choctaw Christian Mennonite Church with Rev. Doby Henry officiating. Burial was in the Church Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel…

Full Winston County Journal Electronic Version 07/08/15

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Celebrating Our Freedom

From staff reports Winston Countians were out in full force Thursday celebrating America’s birthday. Young and old gathered on Main Street in Louisville Thursday afternoon for a fun filled red, white, and blue parade. Children ages 12 and younger paraded…

ECCC softball camp

These area athletes participated in a softball camp hosted in June by East Central Community College in Decatur. Participants and their respective hometowns

Mini fire academy teaches safety and more

From staff reports Many children dream of growing up to become a firefighter. All parents want their children to learn important safety skills. Louisville Fire Department’s Children’s Mini Fire Academy satisfies them both. The recent five-day academy for children aged…

Saving Rural America: One Day at a Time

By Rosie Harris, WCSHC Member Working to maintain the heritage and legacy of my late husband has been a challenge that I really wasn’t prepared for. The question is, “ How do you prepare for the unknown?” I don’t profess…

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…