Category: News

Louisville’s Love signs with Coahoma

LHS Girls' Basketball Coach Jackie Laine, Diamond Love, Desmond Love (brother of Diamond)

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Diamond Love grew up hearing stories about Louisville High School basketball legend Dee Forrest, now she is going to get to play for her.

Last week Love, a senior at LHS, signed a basketball … Read more

Student art show held

Madelyn's Cat

Barbara Howell’s Senior Art Students  Madelyn Ball, Landon Christopher, Peyton McMinn and Bailey Taylor were honored with an art show April 3-10, 2015.  Parents of the Seniors presented a reception April 3rd to open the show.  Other students in the … Read more

WA tennis program looking to do well in postseason

WA players warm up at the first match of the season in March.

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Wade Baskin certainly understands the challenge facing his Winston Academy Patriot tennis team each season.

“We are in the same conference as two of the top teams in the state in Oak Hill and … Read more

Rotary Club hosts retired Navy Commander


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Rotary Club were give a lesson on commissioning a Naval combat ship during their weekly meeting held at Lake Tiak-O’Khata this past Wednesday at noon.

Rotarian Paul Simmons introduced his guest … Read more

LMSD to hold BYOD forum

From press reports

Louisville Municipal School District is exploring a Bring Your Own Device policy. A BYOD policy will allow students the option to bring personal devices, such as netbooks, computers and smartphones to school for classroom purposes.… Read more

News of the Past – 04/15/15

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

100 Years Ago – April 16, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Smilie Bros.’ new store in the Woodward building is one of … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 04/15/15

Special election
In a special election, coming up soon, we are going to elect a member of the United States Congress to represent us in Washington, D.C. This person will fill the unexpired term of the late Alan Nunnelee. After … Read more

Let’s be Neighbors – 04/15/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community.

Recently, members of the Wildwood Choir attended the wedding of Jenna Jackson and Seth Taylor Chaney held at Ocobla Baptist Church located about five miles east of Philadelphia. No! they … Read more

Louisville woman faces drug charges

A Louisville woman was charged with cocaine possession and Mathiston man was detained for an arrest warrant out of Ackerman after a Friday traffic stop on Industrial Park Boulevard.

Starkville police officers stopped a car driven by Thomas D. Green, … Read more

Patriots look to wind down regular season

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Patriots of Winston Academy split a pair of baseball games with district foe Manchester last week and will close out the league schedule this week when they host Canton Academy on Tuesday for … Read more