Category: News

News of the Past – 05/06/15

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – May 5, 1915 LOUISVILLE: R. O. Brasfield informs us that he will open a 5-cent and…

Church Memorials & Southern Cooks: My Memories

This past weekend, I had the opportunity to spend some time with friends and actually just be by myself for a change, and it was quite peaceful. I rested a bit, and I also visited a couple of stunning cemeteries…

Clarification – 05/06/15

The Winston Garden Club, Louisville Garden Club, and the Town and Country Garden Club purchased the trees at Memorial Park cemetery near the flags and dedication area.

Sports Schedules – 05/06/15

WED, MAY 6 Prep Golf TBA — MHSAA Class 3A State Golf Tournament at Carolina Golf Club in Jackson College Softball SEC Tournament at Tiger Park in Baton Rouge (11 a.m. — Missouri vs. Mississippi State, 1:30 p.m. — Georgia…

Calendar of Events – 05/06/15

Forum set May 18 The Winston County Republican Women’s Club is sponsoring a Political Forum and dinner on May 18th at Market Cafe at 6:30 PM.  Candidates for Senate District 18 and House District 35 will speak at the Forum.…

Noxapater Lady Tigers fall in second round of playoffs

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal The Noxapater High School fast-pitch softball team had a successful season in 2015, reaching the second round of the MHSAA Class 1A State Playoffs before falling to Natchez Cathedral. The Lady Tigers opened the…

LFD to sponsor Kids Fire Academy

On June 22-26 Louisville Fire Department will be starting back up with our annual Fire Academy for Kids camp. We will only have enough room for 35 kids from ages 6- 12. Registration forms can be picked up at City…

Letters to the Editor – 05/06/15

Vote May 12 With so many challenges facing our America, it sometimes feels like our country is past the point of no return. The huge national debt, the erosion of moral values and a threats from terrorists abroad

MDOC plans to remove state inmates from county work programs

From press reports JACKSON – The Mississippi Department of Corrections plans to end the Joint State County Work Programs beginning Aug. 1. MDOC will be able to redirect $3.2 million to other budgetary needs as a result of moving inmates…

Let’s Be Neighbors – 05/06/15

Carolyn Mills, provides a weekly view from the community. Winston Garden Club held the April meeting on the pavilion at Lake Tiak O’Khata, Johnna Williamson and Charlotte Files, hostesses. Sherry Anderson helped Johnna decorate pavilion as Charlotte does not get…