Editorial roundup

No good news about budget

The evidence continues to grow about Mississippi’s budget: Spending will have to be cut because tax revenues are lower than expected. At a public hearing last week conducted by the Legislative Black Caucus, state health … Read more

Suggestion on returning to great

(Editor’s note: As a journalist, I do understand that unless you are Jonathan Swift you should not use sarcasm in your writing yet I have.)

A presumptive presidential nominee has implied that America is no longer great and while I … Read more


Correction: In the Democratic Party encourages voting, support for party article in the June 8 edition of the Winston County Journal, Gerald Hayes is the new Executive Director of the Winston County Democratic Party but a representative of the party, … Read more


Mr. Ruben James Carter

May 31, 2016

Funeral services for Mr. Ruben James Carter, 71, were held at Beck Funeral Home in Louisville, Sunday, June 12, 2016 at 2 p.m. Elder Harvey Scott officiated. Burial at Little Calvary.

Mr. Carter … Read more

Sports camp

The ICC Baseball program held its annual Summer Day Camp this week on the Fulton Campus of Itawamba Community College. In the morning camp, campers learned fundamentals and team work and compete head-to-head in situational drills and tennis ball games. … Read more

Jail docket

June 3

Christopher Foreman, 10/5/84, WM, W-1 J. Pugh, WSO, petty larceny

Mark Scott, 12/10/89, WM, Attala-Edwards, ASD, holding child support order

Duran Mylinda, 5/26/62, WF, W-11 Gregory, WSO, DUI other, no ins

Bryan Blankenship, 11/12/65, WM, W-1, WSO, weekender… Read more

Excel by 5 offers Read–N-Ready Story Hour


Read-N-Ready Story Hour is a unique program being offered to children (ages 0 to 5), both pre-school and kindergarten, at the Winston County Library (301 West Park Street in Louisville) on Saturday mornings every month with Mother Tyrell, Mrs. … Read more

Excel by 5 continues to seek certification

From press & staff reports

The Louisville/ Winston County (LWC) Excel By 5 program is making progress in the community as it continues seek certification to provide a set of best practices that a community can meet in order to … Read more