School Trustees updated on CAPPS, EdOptions classes

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Municipal School Board of Trustees received several updates on programs in and after school as well as discussing Sixteen Section land issues. CAPPS program producing results in third year Dr. Teresa … Read more

LHS Parental Involvement Night hailed as a success

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Louisville High School Beta Club and SADD Chapter in conjunction with the Louisville Municipal School District held their second annual Unity Night/Parental Involvement Program on April 10 at the LHS campus. The … Read more

Support sought for Excel By 5 plan

Submitted by: Rita Tanksley Area Agent Mississippi State Extension Service

Concerned citizens in Winston County are having a meeting to explore the possibility of launching Excel By 5 in our community. Excel By 5, started in 2004, is an innovative … Read more

OTR hearing upcoming; Teters lease discussed

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors discussed several upcoming plans involving economic development. OTR maybe coming The Winston County Supervisors noted the upcoming public hearing on the change in the solid waste plan … Read more

Forty years of service recognized

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

Fellow employees, Louisville Healthcare residents, family and friends helped recognize Mary Helen Jernigan for her 40 years of service recently. “We thank you Mary Helen for the hard work and taking care of … Read more

Black named WA Star Student

From press reports

Mary Katherine Black daughter of Barry and Helen Black of Louisville, has been named as a STAR (Star –Teacher Achievement Recognition) Student for the 2011-2012 school year by the Mississippi Economic Council’s M. B. Swayze Educational Foundation, … Read more

Fortnightly Club April 12 meeting held

From press reports

The Louisville Fortnightly Club met on April 12, 2012 at the Big Red Fire Museum with Mrs. Lex Taylor and Mrs. Bob McLeod serving as hostesses. President Judy Thomas welcomed members and guest to the meeting. Alex … Read more

Person arrested for exploitation of resident

From press reports

A Choctaw County resident has been arrested for exploitation of a vulnerable person, announced Attorney General Jim Hood today. Hortense Whigham, age 65, was arrested at her Choctaw county residence today by investigators of the Attorney General’s … Read more

Survivor stories features Tiara Love

By: Allison Shanabrough

The countdown to Winston County’s Relay for Life begins now as local cancer survivors are featured each week. A different person from the community who has been victorious in their battle with cancer will be featured weekly. … Read more

Let’s park by Lynne Cunningham

The Friends of the Legion State Park held their first meeting of 2012 on Wednesday morning, March 21, at 10:00, newly installed President, Frances Ball, presiding. Friends and guests attending were Vice- President Paul Simmons, Secretary Joyce Johnson, Park Manager … Read more