Category: News

Demand for local produce, markets continues to grow

Winston County hosts a farmer’s market each Thursday starting at 4 p.m. at Louisville Coliseum. The Winston County Self Help Cooperative and others are instrumental in keeping the farmer’s market going. Frank Taylor of WCSHC noted the importance of the market since it brings not only the benefit of spending money with local farmers but it also leads to better health for the customers since they are purchasing fresh and healthy grown foods.

By Susan Collins-Smith
MSU Ag Communications

RAYMOND — As demand increases for locally grown produce, farmers markets have become a way to take fresh fruits and vegetables directly to customers.
“This segment of agriculture is growing, and I think we … Read more

Read in comfort


The Louisville High School Class of 1959 donated this beautiful bench to the Winston County Library this July.  … Read more

Calendar of Events – 9/3/14

REPM to meet Sept. 4
Retired Education Personnel of Miss. Meeting will be held September 4 at 1 PM at Louisville City Hall. The speaker will be Dr. David Morse, Interim head of Counseling & Educational Leadership at Miss. State … Read more

Public Review and comment for the Sam D. Hamilton Refuge Plan set

The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service (Service) announces that as of August 28, 2014, the Draft Comprehensive Conservation Plan (CCP), Environmental Assessment (EA) and associated step-down plans are available for Sam D. Hamilton Noxubee National Wildlife Refuge (SDHN NWR). The … Read more

News of the Past – 9/3/14

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

100 Years Ago –September 4, 1914
LOUISVILLE: Miss Susie Lyons will begin her Kindergarten school at the Masonic hall … Read more

Mississippi leads the way in passing the most local smokefree laws

Mississippi is receiving national recognition for taking local action to protect citizens from the health hazards of secondhand smoke. American Nonsmokers’ Rights (ANR) will announce the National Smokefree Challenge Award winners at 2pm at the JacksonHilton (1001 E County Line … Read more

Alzheimer’s Association walk to end Alzheimer’s helps reclaim the future for millions

The Alzheimer’s Association is inviting Louisville and Winston County residents to unite in a movement to reclaim the future for millions by participating in the Alzheimer’s Association Walk to End Alzheimer’s®. The Golden Triangle Walk to End Alzheimer’s, which includes … Read more

Memories of our county

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Selling  Grit
We were allowed to make a little extra money of our own from time to time if the opportunity arose. We scrapped cotton in the fields after … Read more

ECCC offers Welding Class in Louisville

A Welding Enhancement Class is being offered by the Workforce Education and Development Division at East Central Community College in Decatur.… Read more

County Wide Operation Christmas Child meeting set for September 27

Submitted by Mary Ann Yates

It’s that time of year again when children head back to school. It’s also a good time to collect items to ensure that children worldwide have the supplies they need as part of that idea … Read more