News of the Past – 08/05/15

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

100 Years Ago – August 6, 1915

LOUISVILLE: Mr. and Mrs. F. J. Slider returned home from Hot Springs … Read more

Howland era at MSU begins on Nov. 13

From School reports

STARKVILLE – Year one of the Ben Howland era at Mississippi State officially gets underway on Nov. 13 when Eastern Washington visits Humphrey Coliseum for the 2015-16 season opener.

The Bulldogs’ non-conference slate features 12 games, including … Read more

Calendar of Events – 08/05/15

Noxapater Farmer’s market every Saturday
Town of Noxapater Farmer’s Market will host a Farmer’s market from 7 a.m. until 10 a.m. each Saturday

La Leche League to meet
La Leche League of Louisville meets monthly on the 4th Saturday of … Read more

Memories of Our County – 08/05/15

Nannie Maude Reynolds shares memories and thoughts about Winston County’s past.

Pallets
Pillow top mattresses are the ‘thing’ today. The mattresses are around 12 inches thick and have a deep, soft, pillow-like foundation on the top.  Some folks even buy … Read more

Crime/ Law enforcement update

Contraband caught beforehand
The law enforcement in Louisville and Winston County have been busy recently.

On July 29, the Louisville Police Department in conjunction with the Winston County Sheriff’s Department and Winston/Choctaw County Regional Correctional Facility warden arrested three suspects … Read more

Field day set for fruit, vegetable producers

From press reports

VERONA, Miss. — The North Mississippi Research and Extension Center in Verona will hold a summer field day for fruit and vegetable producers on Aug. 26 at 7 a.m.

Registration will begin at 6:30 a.m. The event … Read more

Letters to the Editor – 08/05/15

Death row versus legal fights
Was there anyone other than myself who was appalled last week when I read that the convicted, confessed killer of a young woman in 1976 was sentenced to death for the fourth time? He was … Read more

ECCC to hold registration for Electrical Technology

East Central Community College in Decatur will be registering students for its Electrical Technology Program on Thursday, Aug. 13, at the Louisville Career Advancement Center.

ECCC is now offering courses in its Electrical Technology Program at the Louisville Center beginning … Read more