Category: News

Candidates prepare for Aug. 25 runoff

From staff reports With only 6,313 of the 12,907 registered voters returning to the polls the August 4 Primary election was successful. Robert Gray Democratic candidate for Governor carried Winston County with 52% of the vote with Vicki Slater trailing…

Supervisors discuss hospital, roads and more

From staff reports The Winston County Board of Supervisors met on August 3 at the Winston County Courthouse. Paul Black from Winston Medical Center gave an update on the hospital and nursing home. “We had the Winston County Nursing Home…

Rally Alley event set for Thursday

From staff and press reports The Rally in Sturgis has come rumbling back for another year. Bikers from near and far will make the ride to Sturgis this weekend, August 14-16, for The Rally 2015. Hundreds of motorcycle riders will visit…

Cunningham exemplifies Winston County Master Gardening at its best

From staff reports Winston County is fortunate to have a number of individuals serve as Master Gardeners. These hardworking, dedicated individuals are trained and certified in consumer horticulture. In exchange for their 40 hours of educational training, they are required…

Election talk

William McCully of McCully and Associates spoke to the Rotary Club of Louisville August 5 and

Sprinkler?

Workers recently hit a water line behind the Louisville Post Office.

A First Lady and Her Dog

Submitted by Lynne Cunningham The day Elise Winter’s portrait was unveiled at the old Capitol as a former First Lady marked the presence of a nation wide political figure visiting Jackson—- that of Newt Gingrich. He had come for a…

There be dragons

Dragons have invaded the Winston County Library. Louisville native Sam Clark, son of Joe and Susan Clark, has his ceramic dragons, coffee trolls, cups, bowls and jars on display at the library through the month of August.   To learn more…

Buy car seats based on children’s age and size

By Susan Collins-Smith MSU Ag Communications RAYMOND, Miss. — Parents know car seats are essential for children’s safety, but the task of choosing and installing one can be overwhelming for even the most savvy moms and dads. “There are many…

Local football teams face competition this weekend

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal While the 2015 football season doesn’t officially kick off for Louisville, Noxapater, Nanih Waiya, and Winston Academy until Aug. 21, all four teams will be involved in a jamboree or scrimmage this weekend. Nanih…