MSU-run workshop in Louisville helps with community development

From press reports

About 20 municipalities around the Magnolia State stand to benefit from an economic development workshop presented by a Mississippi State institute. YourTown, Mississippi, an interactive educational workshop, is administered by the university’s John C. Stennis Institute of … Read more

LHS holds annual awards program

From staff reports

Louisville High School held its annual Academic Banquet on April 26 and recognized its top students with scholarships and awards. Students recognized were: Davis L. Fair Scholarship – Jasmine Hannah Frank L. Fair Scholarship – Chonda Lawson … Read more

Author inspired by Winston County roots

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

At the recent Red Hills Festival, the Uptown Lily on Main Street was honored with the presence of author Rick Algood for his first ever book signing. The event was more of a … Read more

Local business charged with SNAP trafficking

May was a busy month for Program Integrity investigators from the Mississippi Department of Human Services who helped to bust individuals trying to defraud a program that provides assistance to those in need. Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) trafficking arrests: … Read more

LMSD and local schools receive PREPS Awards

From press & staff reports

The Louisville School District and its local area schools were recently recognized for numerous PREPS awards for their hard work and dedication to the students of its schools during the PREPS/MAPE Conference, March 20-21, 2012, … Read more

Kelley retires from EMA

By Daniel Brunty The Winston County Journal

The Emergency Management Agency gave a farewell to one of their most devoted and distinguished employees—Mr. Clarence Kelley.

A ceremony for Kelley was held on May 21 to present him a plaque for … Read more

Relay for Life in full fundraising mode

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Relay for Life teams are in full fundraising mode as the June 8 Relay for Life date quickly approaches.

The First Presbyterian Church Relay for Life team will host its … Read more

City to host hearing June 5

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Board of Aldermen set the city redistricting hearing for June 5 at 5 p.m. to redraw the ward lines.

After the 2010 census, the ward population shifts requires the city to … Read more

Guilty plea in Winston County death

From staff reports

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the April/May Court calendar with multiple sentences handed down in cases from murder to theft.

Lester Triplett who was charged with the felony crime of murder pleaded guilty to the … Read more