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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 … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 07/22/15

Improving Louisville
My concern is about putting our town back together and hopefully better than before. It was been a long time coming. We can make Louisville a better place to live by making it beautiful. While driving down John … Read more

‘Thacker Mountain’ to host show at fair

From Press Reports

The “Thacker Mountain Radio Hour” will perform live at the Neshoba County Fair at 8 pm on Saturday at the Founder’s Square Pavilion.

Guests for the show will be veteran Mississippi show band the Krackerjacks, songwriter Charlie … Read more

A Guide to Writing Letters to the Editor

Writing Letters to the Editor
Letters-to-the-editor are one of the best ways local activists can regularly participate in the governmental process, reaching a large audience for free. Politicians and local opinion leaders rely on such letters to get a read … Read more

Lawsuit alleges poor security measures aided in rape

From staff and press reports

Schilling & Ashley, PLLC in Starkville, Mississippi has filed a formal complaint in the Circuit Court of Winston County on behalf of a twenty-six year-old intellectually disabled rape victim. The Complaint was filed on July … Read more

Jail docket – 7/15/15 to 7/21/15

July 15, 2015
Winston Miller, 08/10/70, BM, W7 Moore. WSO: domestic violence

Keith Michael, 01/04/69, WM, MDOC Talford 103, MDOC: transfer to CMFC via MDOC Talford

July 16, 2015… Read more

City Leaders attend Mississippi Municipal League Conference

From press reports

Elected officials of Louisville and Noxapater recently attended three days of training and leadership development presented at the Mississippi Municipal League’s 84th Annual Conference at the Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center.

“Cities Mean Business” was … Read more

Returning duo ready to lead way for EMCC defensive line

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

SCOOBA — The standards set by the East Mississippi Community College defense in recent years are daunting ones, but sophomore defensive linemen Ronald Ollie and DeShawn Tillman are embracing their opportunity to continue the … Read more

The GOP’s best Trump strategy

Editorial by Jack Ryan
Publisher Enterprise McComb Journal

It has become evident that billionaire Donald Trump doesn’t have an off switch. He is the moth drawn irresistibly to the blue insect zapper of cameras. He’s become infused with too much … Read more