News of the Past – 06/24/15

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

100 Years Ago – June 25, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Born to Mr. and Mrs. Mack Smith on the 12th, a … Read more

Local NAACP Branch speaks out about hate crimes


The Winston County Branch NAACP, is concerned about the hate crimes that are being committed in this country – most recently the killing of nine innocent African Americans at the historical Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, South … Read more

Public school teachers complete MSU training institute

MSU submitted

Representing Louisville and West Point school districts, 20 teachers are at Mississippi State this month to learn the latest methods for engaging students.

The university’s Global Academic Essentials Teaching Institute is organized by the College of Education’s instructional … Read more

MACJC softball moves to one-division format

From special reports

The Mississippi Association of Community and Junior Colleges (MACJC) announced scheduling and playoff changes for the upcoming softball season.

Starting in 2016, each team in the state will play each other once in the regular season and … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 06/24/15

Take down the flag

It’s time to move the confederate battle flag from the memorial that was dedicated in memory of 5 blacks and 5 whites on the first anniversary of the tornado. I believe that the 5 blacks would … Read more

Adjustments made to Louisville High coaching staffs

By Austin Bishop
Winston County Journal

Louisville High School director of athletics Hilute Hudson announced that the school has named a new head boys basketball coach, as well as noting there have been some changes on the football coaching staff.… Read more