CAPPS begins fourth year of service Aug. 20

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Municipal School District in its partnership with Mississippi State University is stepping into its fourth year of the CAPPS (Changing Academic Performance & Promoting Success) program.

The program has been funded … Read more

Prison and revival Crusade held

From press reports

A prison and revival crusade was conducted at the Winston/Choctaw Regional Correctional facility on August 8.

Dr. Don Boone brought the gospel message to the inmates. Many decisions were made by the inmates for Jesus Christ. After … Read more

Etiquette classes offered to students

From press reports

Etiquette is considered by many as an important factor for success.

With this in mind, the City of Louisville officials under Mayor Will Hill’s direction has arranged an etiquette program for all county students.

The Mississippi School … Read more

MSU to offer more classes in Louisville

From press reports

The College of Education at Mississippi State University is pleased to announce that the Department of Curriculum, Instruction, and Speech Education in partnership with the Louisville Municipal School District will offer a graduate class during the Fall … Read more

Multi agency drug bust leads to two arrests

From press reports

Two people were arrested Friday, August 10 following a multi agency drug investigation.

Officers from the Louisville Police Department, Winston County Sheriff’s Department, Mississippi Bureau of Investigation and Mississippi Bureau of Narcotics executed a search warrant at … Read more

Strand Theatre visited by ghost hunters

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal Ghost hunters from Amory paid a visit to the Strand Theatre in Louisville to try to detect whether paranormal activity occurred in the building.

A group of three investigators from “Independant Paranormal Research … Read more

City holds first budget hearing

From staff reports

The city of Louisville held its first budget hearing for the upcoming 2012-13 year.

Beth Edwards of the Winston County Library was the only person to address the board in the hearing.

Edwards outlined the benefits of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Head Start Open House Aug. 17 Open House for Winston County Complex Head Start Center will be Friday, August, 17, 2012, 1:00-6:00 p.m. All parents are asked to come and meet your child’s teacher

Book signing set for Aug. 18 … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

The year has gotten off to a great start! The students were welcomed on Monday, August 6, by teachers and staff who were excited to see some familiar faces as well as many new students. Getting ready for this day … Read more

Winston Guards hold February meeting


Winston Guards No.2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy met on February 6, 2012 in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O Khata. The tables were covered with white tablecloths and red and pink napkins. There were red … Read more