County’s unemployment rate increases to 10.1 percent


From staff reports

The unemployment rate for Winston County increased eight-tenths of a percentage point to 10.1 percent in January, according to the Mississippi Department of Employment Security.

Records show the number of unemployed in the county was at 700 … Read more

HOSA promotes successful fundraiser

Pictured are the welding students taught by Shane McDaniel at Winston-Louisville Career & Technology Center.  They won a gift certificate to Domino's Pizza as recognition of being the top fundraising classroom.

From Press reports

Local HOSA students Lauren Lucas, Laura Verry, and Taylor Russell set out at the beginning of the school year to raise awareness and money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society in honor of a local hero, Hunter … Read more

Dev Day to be celebrated

Dev Jaiswal and Winston Academy Headmaster Rigby

From staff reports

Winston Academy and the City of Louisville have both recognized Friday March 27, 2015 as Dev Jaiswal Day.

Jaiswal, an 8th grade at Winston Academy, is the State Spelling Bee Champion for the second time.… Read more

Republican visitor

Republican women

Republican Women met at Lake Tiak O’Khata at noon on Tuesday, March 16th.  Mike Tagert, Transportation Commissioner for the Northern District was the guest speaker.  … Read more

Supervisors recognize Red Cross Month

District 2 Supervisor Luke Parkes, District 3 Supervisor Mike Peterson, Red Cross Representative Carolyn Hampton, District 5 Supervisor Larry Duran, District 4 Supervisor Gloria Turnipseed and District 1 Supervisor Burr Warner recognize National Red Cross Month.

From staff reports

The Winston County Board of Supervisors proclaimed March as Red Cross Month across the county.

“For more than 130 years, the devoted women and men of the American Red Cross have responded to challenges at home and … Read more