City holds first budget hearing

From staff reports

The city of Louisville held its first budget hearing for the upcoming 2012-13 year.

Beth Edwards of the Winston County Library was the only person to address the board in the hearing.

Edwards outlined the benefits of … Read more

Calendar of Events

Head Start Open House Aug. 17 Open House for Winston County Complex Head Start Center will be Friday, August, 17, 2012, 1:00-6:00 p.m. All parents are asked to come and meet your child’s teacher

Book signing set for Aug. 18 … Read more

It’s Elementary by Brandy Blanton

The year has gotten off to a great start! The students were welcomed on Monday, August 6, by teachers and staff who were excited to see some familiar faces as well as many new students. Getting ready for this day … Read more

Winston Guards hold February meeting


Winston Guards No.2643 MS Division United Daughters of the Confederacy met on February 6, 2012 in the Colonial Room at Lake Tiak O Khata. The tables were covered with white tablecloths and red and pink napkins. There were red … Read more

Observe children’s eye health and safety

Submitted by: Rita Tanksley Child & Family Area Agent

According to Prevent Blindness America, more than 12.1 million school- age children, or one in four, has a vision impairment. Among preschool-age children, more than one in 20 has a vision … Read more

Carr family reunion held


The descendants of Robert Lafayette Carr and Annie Mae Ingram Carr met Saturday, July 7, 2012, at Murphy Creek Baptist Church in Louisville, MS for an annual family reunion.

Delphia Hurt, daughter of Maxine Carr Hurt, opened the program … Read more

Rotary hosts Josiah Coleman and others in weekly meetings

From Staff Reports

Guest speaker Josiah Coleman presented a program on “Judicial Philosophies” to the Louisville Rotary Club August 1.

Coleman primarily surveyed how Supreme Court justices interpret the Constitution because their interpretations affect everyone, he noted.

Coleman grew up … Read more

News of the Past by C.J. Johnson

100 Years Ago – August 16, 1912 In WINONA, the jury has been selected and the trial of Swinton Permenter, for the murder of Miss Janie Sharp, is now underway.

NOXAPATER: Mr. R. L. Webb of Laurel was a guest … Read more

Supervisors prepare for 2012-13 budget

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Board of Supervisors used the August 6 meeting to help prepare the 2012-13 budget for its September approval along with covering the first of the month’s business.

The board examined … Read more

County receives federal road funds

From press reports

U.S. Senators Thad Cochran (R-Miss.) and Roger Wicker (R-Miss.) today reported that Mississippi has successfully competed for more than $5.0 million in federal grant funding to support a variety of transportation-related improvements around the state.

Eight separate … Read more