Category: News

Opening doors: Focus Manor opens

By Elmetra Patterson It was an exciting morning, regardless of the heat index, at the GRAND OPENING of the newest residential facility in Louisville, MS. On Saturday, July 18, 2015, nearly 100 people attended the ceremony with the Focus Manor,…

MDOT learning

On Friday, July 17, local teachers attended the Mississippi Department of Transportation’s (MDOT) RIDES training at Clyde Muse Center on the Hinds Community College campus in Pearl. The teachers participated in high-energy, hands-on training from National Board Certified trainers who…

Noxapater recognizes Jessie James Hudson

Resolution of Condolence on the Death of Jessie James Hudson WHEREAS, GOD in HIS infinite wisdom has seen fit to call from His earthly labors our friend and co-worker, Jessie James Hudson,

Packaging up help

Frances Woodruff, left, and Connie Estes, right, mailed 14 pounds of items to be included in troop boxes sent from Grand Junction, Co., almost 3 pounds of fronts of Christmas Cards

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services

North Mississippi Rural Legal Services, Inc. (NMRLS) and Prairie Opportunity, Inc. will sponsor an educational outreach workshop discussing civil legal matters on Wednesday, August 26, 2015, at 10 a.m. at the Winston County Extension Office at 460 Vance Street, Louisville,…

Memories of Our County – 07/22/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past. Hand-Me Downs I loved hand-me-downs. It was a time of excitement when someone from ‘town’ brought us a box of hand-me-down clothes. I said in an article recently that…

LHS Class of 1975 Reunion: A Historic Event

By Reggie Hannah Special to the Winston County Journal In 1954, Brown v. Board of Education, the U.S. Supreme Court declared segregation of children in public schools solely on the basis of race unconstitutional. However, for over a decade following…

Calendar of Events – 07/22/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday La Leche League to meet La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of…

Supervisors receive ECCC and WMC update

From staff reports Winston County Board of Supervisors opened the July 20 meeting with an update on East Central Community College from President Dr. Billy Stewart. ECCC “We had a great year at East Central. Our transfer students had the…

News of the Past – 07/22/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – July 23, 1915 FRONT PAGE: No arrest has been made yet for the killing of Will…