News of the Past

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago – October 27, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. M. H. Woodward and little daughter, who have been…

Easy cooking tips for herbs

Written by Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist Submitted by Juli Hughes Mississippi State University Extension – Choctaw County Growing culinary herbs is easy. Right now, you can harvest armloads of basil, mint, and chives to name just a few. You…

ECCC announces new student recruiting team

East Central Community College in Decatur is making it easier than ever for prospective students to enroll in classes, as members of a new student recruiting team will be visiting high schools throughout the district this fall and spring. The…

Friends of Legion State Park making a difference

From press reports   Since 2004, an organization made-up strictly of volunteers has been instrumental in preserving and improving the facilities of Winston County’s treasured Legion State Park. Aptly named “Friends of Legion State Park,” the group meets regularly and…

Nanih Waiya takes close win over Noxapater

By Rocky Higginbotham Winston County Journal   Not too many folks at Nanih Waiya’s Warrior Field last Thursday night envisioned a defensive struggle between the Warriors and Tigers from Noxapater. Many, in fact, anticipated a high-scoring affair or even a…

LMSD Family Center reopens at new location

The Louisville Municipal Family Center celebrated a recent upgrade to their new building on Monday. The center was originally located across from Louisville High School, but was relocated to better serve more students. Kyle Hammond, Director of Federal Programs; Ada…