36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet a success

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Winston County Branch NAACP hosted its 36th Annual Freedom Fund Banquet on April 23, 2016, at 7 p.m. at Lake Tiak-O’Khata Pine Ridge Lodge in Louisville.

This year’s theme of the program … Read more

LHS falls to Cleveland in decisive third game

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

The Louisville HIgh School Wildcats pushed Cleveland to a decisive third game in their best-of-three series in the first round of the MHSAA Class 4A State Baseball Playoffs, before dropping an 11-1 decision.

The … Read more


Author to be spotlighted here

I would like to take credit for speaking the word around Louisville about Richard Grant’s wonderful book on the Mississippi Delta entitled “Dispatches from Pluto,” but I’m sure many others discovered it on their own. … Read more


In the April 20 edition, in the article “Extension Service and LHS host money management program” Tracy Gregory of the Winston County Extension office should have been listed as the contact person for the event. Gregory should have been listed … Read more

Editorial roundup

State treasurer exposes bad deal

Republican Lynn Fitch has had some run-ins with legislative leaders from her own party during her time as Mississippi’s state treasurer.

She blew, for instance, the whistle on the overmarketing and underfunding of the state’s … Read more


Mr. Willie C. Davis
April 3, 2016

Funeral services for Mr. Willie C. Davis, 68, were held at Mount Vernon M.B. Church in Noxapater April 9, 2016 at 1 p.m. Rev. David Harris, Sr. officiated.

Mr. Davis was a laborer … Read more

Nox Alderwoman

Lana Deese of Noxapater was sworn in as alderwoman of Noxapater on March 1. “It is a privilege and honor to see our newest alderwoman.” Stated Mayor Sammy Carter.
Deese noted that she learned a lot from the first meeting … Read more