MLK parade planned for Jan. 16

From press and staff reports The Winston County Branch of the NAACP will celebrate the Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Holiday on Saturday, January 16, 2016. One of the main events for the 2016 celebration is a parade which will…

Editorial Roundup – 01/06/2016

Legalizing pot hits stop It’s hardly a surprise that a ballot initiative to legalize marijuana in Mississippi barely got off the ground. In a religiously conservative state where alcohol, more than 80 years after the end of Prohibition, is still…

News of the Past – 01/06/2016

C.J. Johnson, who has deep genealogical roots to Winston County, provides news from past editions of the Winston County Journal. 100 Years Ago –January 7, 1916 LOUISVILLE: Mr. O. S. Hull, of Noxapater, brother of Sheriff Hull, has been named…

Aldermen review 911 with county EMA

From staff reports The Louisville Board of Aldermen discussed the E911 agreement between the city and Winston County, as well as accepting bids for the plywood project during its December 8, 2015 recessed meeting held at City Hall. Mayor Will…

Calendar of Events – 01/06/2016

New Dean Park Hours The Dean Park Commissioners have set new hours for opening and closing of the park with the change of seasons.  The park will now be open from 7:30 AM until 6:30 PM, effective as of November 3,…