Category: News

WLSM The Refuge 107.1 down temporarily due to transmitter

From staff reports

The airwaves were lighter Tuesday afternoon after WLSM The Refuge 107.1 had damage to a transmitter.

The damage caused a temporary outage with the radio staff expecting to be back on the air this morning to wake … Read more

ECCC announces Fall Semester Honor Roll

Students named to the 2014 fall semester honor roll, which includes those selected to the President’s List, Dean’s List and Honorable Mention List, have been announced at East Central Community College in Decatur, according to Deanna Rush, Director of Admissions … Read more

Listening-The great challenge

From Ethen Gillespie

Whew, 2014 finally ended.

Another year of successes, failures, losses, achievements, disappointments, problems faced, problems resolved and unresolved has ended. As 2014 rolled to an end and 2015 began, I experienced a tremendous amount of angst because … Read more

Old Sports Dude: Mid-Mississippi Challenge hot spot for girls hoops

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Ackerman may have a population of just a busload or two over 1,500, but in late January the Choctaw County town becomes the center of girls high school basketball in Mississippi.

Since 2007 Gary … Read more

Lady Wildcats pick up region victory

16By Austin Bishop

The Louisville High School girls basketball team bounced back form a tough first quarter to post a thrilling 46-45 region road win over Aberdeen on Friday.

Aberdeen held a 15-9 lead after one quarter of play before … Read more

Memories of our County – 01/28/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Biscuits
Granny made biscuits in a wooden bowl that was around 20-24 inches long and around 12 inches wide.

It sat in her Hoosier cabinet in her kitchen when … Read more

News of the Past – 01/28/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal.

100 Years Ago – January 29, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Wednesday night around midnight, two wood-frame store buildings adjoining the J. … Read more

LMSD discussing BYOD options in the schools

From staff reports

The Louisville Municipal School is looking at innovative ways to get technology into the hands of every student and with funds in short supply for technology upgrades, the district is examining a Bring Your Own Device plan.… Read more

It’s Elementary – 01/28/2015

Jennie Caperton, elementary Schools nurse, provides weekly news and tips for helping children at home.

Fair Elementary would like to welcome our new Principal, LeAnn Boswell! Mrs. Boswell has a 25 year background in education that includes many years … Read more

Sports Schedules – 01/28/2015

THUR, JAN. 29
Prep Basketball
6 p.m. Nanih Waiya at Grace Christian (Boys only)
Junior College Basketball
5/7 p.m. Holmes at Northwest
5:30/7:30 p.m. Meridian at East Central
5:30/7:30 p.m. Northeast at EMCC
Women’s College Basketball… Read more