Category: News

ECCC Workforce Development Courses offered in Winston County

The East Central Community College Workforce Development Center will offer courses in welding and Pharmacy Tech beginning this month in Winston County. Pharmacy Tech– Begins Saturday, February 4, and will meet from 7:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. for 12 consecutive…

Chaney praises passage of fire district bill

From press reports Mississippi Insurance Commissioner and State Fire Marshal Mike Chaney is thanking the Mississippi House of Representatives for their immediate attention and passage of a bill that will allow county boards of supervisors to dissolve, redraw, or reconfigure…

Calendar of Events

Republican Meeting set There will be a meeting of Republican voters residing within the city limits who are interested in forming a Republican Municipal Executive Committee for the City of Louisville. The meeting will be held on Thursday, Jan. 26…

News of the Past

100 Years Ago – January 19, 1916 (This edition was not available for review on microfilm.)   75 Years Ago – January 16, 1941 J. Wood lost his home and practically all its contents when his house south of Noxapater…

Young scores well on rodeo circuit

Blake Young of Nanih Waiya recently traveled to Oklahoma City, Oklahoma to compete in the Miniature Rodeo Association (MRA) World Finals.  Blake rode two out of three of his bulls while there to finish 4th in the world in Senior…

Mid-Mississippi Challenge set for Saturday

By Austin Bishop Winston County Journal Prep basketball fans in the area are eagerly looking forward to the 11th edition of the Mid-Mississippi Challenge that will be host by Choctaw County High School on Saturday. The nine-game slate tips off…

Wess Chapel  Baptist Church to host The Believer’s Reunion Quartet

From press reports Wess Chapel Baptist Church will host The Believer’s Reunion Quartet in concert on Saturday, January 28th, 2017 at 7:00 pm.  This well loved group from the late 1970’s and 1980’s had its roots in Winston and Neshoba…

Relay for Life planning underway

Get your walking shoes ready as this year’s Winston County Relay for Life is scheduled to take place on April 28 at the Winston County Coliseum. The local Relay for Life committee is busy organizing and brainstorming to make this…

Fortnightly Club holds monthly meeting

The Louisville Fortnightly Club met December 15 at the home of Mrs. David Chandler. Assisting her as hostess were Mrs. Tommy Boydston and Mrs. Stanley Hathorn. As members entered the home all decorated for Christmas, beautiful piano music by Mrs.…

President of Alcorn State University to headline ‘Annual Scholarship Gala’

Once again this year, the Alcorn State University Louisville Winston County Alumni Chapter presents its’ annual Scholarship Gala.  This years’ Gala will feature as its guest speaker, Dr. Alfred Rankins, Jr., the 19th president of Alcorn State University. Dr. Rankins,…