Supes keep same millage

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors held millage at the same rate of 40 mills and approved its annual budget.

The budget aims to collect $11,563,492 in revenue with $3,977,000 of that revenue … Read more

Louisville Aldermen approve library mil

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

In a special recessed meeting on Sept. 10, the Louisville Board Aldermen approved one mil increase on property in the city in order to help fund the library.

The one mil increase would … Read more

NAACP plans meetings and officer election

The NAACP wil host two General Membership meetings of the NAACP Winston Branch, for the purpose of election of officers and at-large members of the executive committee.

On September 18, 6 P.M., at 408 South Avenue, Louisville there will be … Read more

Teacher Academy begins new school year by going back in time

From press reports

Students from Mrs. Black’s Teacher Academy class at the Winston- Louisville Career & Technology Center (WLCTC) began the school year by studying the history and trends in American education. Students began by researching the history of education … Read more

Caperton reunion held September 2

By Carolyn Mills

Since 1939 descendents of Samuel Henry Caperton and Sarah Frances Ball have held an annual reunion in the town of Noxapater with the exception of 2005 when it was canceled because of Hurricane Katrina. The reunion has … Read more

Calendar of Events

AARP Sept. 12, 12 noon Winston County Area AARP Chapter #2859 will hold their after vacation meeting Sept. 12 at noon. The meeting will be held at 996 D.B. Williamson Road. All members are asked to bring a covered dish … Read more

{news] New of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – September 13, 1912 NOXAPATER: Mrs. W. W. Hickman spent last week in Meridian where she carried her baby for treatment. – Mrs. Claud Mitchell is spending a while with her mother, Mrs. McMinn, in Plattsburg. – … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

Fair Elementary’s cookie dough fundraiser kicked off on Wednesday, September 5th and will end on Friday, September 14th. Money for the fundraiser is due in the office on September 14th by 8:00 am. It is important that your child’s money … Read more

Winston County among counties eligble for disaster assistance

From press reports

ATLANTA – Fourteen additional Mississippi counties and the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians have been designated for federal assistance to supplement state and local response efforts in the area affected by Hurricane Isaac.

The counties added to … Read more

South to be featured BATTLE speaker

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The annual Breast Cancer Awareness To Teach Ladies Early Detection (BATTLE) luncheon key ingredient is the informational speaker.

This year will feature Dwalia South. South has practiced medicine for over 30 years. She … Read more