Category: News

Rep. Hood gives update as bills die

The deadline for House committees to pass Senate bills occurred Tuesday. Any Senate bills that did not make it out of these committees died. Throughout the rest of the week, the House met to discuss Senate bills as a whole.…

Local students attend Annual Youth Leadership Summit From staff reports

The Mississippi Municipal League (MML) presented the 10th Annual Youth Leadership Summit March 3 and 4, 2017, at Delta State University in Cleveland, Mississippi. With this year’s Summit being the culmination of a decade’s worth of growth and success within…

14 qualify for Louisville municipal elections

From staff reports With the qualifying deadline for the Louisville municipal offices passed, there a number of new candidates on the ballot. Friday was the deadline for municipal candidates to file qualifying papers. In the Louisville races two positions are…

Red Hills Seniors meet for February

Submitted The Red Hills Senior Enrichment Organization met February 14 for their monthly meeting at the Winston County Extension Office. Dot McCorkle, 2017 President, welcomed everyone and asked for the report from the yearly board meeting. The organization board minutes…

ECCC Softball sweeps Marion Military for second time this season

Behind the strong pitching of two freshmen, the No. 12 East Central Community College Lady Warriors swept a doubleheader from Marion Military Institute 7-0 and 4-1 in softball action Thursday, Feb. 23, in Marion, Ala. With the wins, East Central…

Rainwater hosting event to explore spring stars

From press reports Rainwater Observatory in French Camp Mississippi will be offering a free public program for this season called “EXPLORING SPRING STARS!” This presentation will be given on Friday, March 10, 2017, starting at 7:00 p.m. by teacher and…

Requesting submissions for Profile 2017

The Winston County Journal is gearing up for its 2017 Profile Edition premiering late March. The Winston County Journal’s Profile Edition is our biggest edition of the year, packed with articles and pictures regarding the county’s main happenings over the…

Grace Christian School to host open house and auction

From School Reports Grace Christian School at 173 McLeod Road in Louisville will have an open house and silent auction this Saturday, March 4 from 10 a.m. until noon. After a short presentation, a silent auction will be held. Arts,…

Town and Country Garden Club hold monthly meeting

Submitted Members of the Town and Country Garden Club met on February 16 in the home of Frances Ball with Kay Crowson serving as co-hostess. There were 13 members present. Mrs. Marie Shaw, Vice President, opened the meeting by calling…

Jail Docket Feb. 11 to Feb. 24

Shrun Jordan, BM,12/04/1966; Profanity/Drunkenness in public; Louisville Municipal Court; Officer Dennis Hooks. John A Mix, BM; 09/09/1978; Phyllis Jenkins. William Medders, WM; 03/02/1998; Winston County SHeriff Dept.; Officer Dondrea Arterberry. Willie Edwards; BM; 01/08/1959; DUI 2nd offense, Suspended Drivers license,…