Award winners

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The Elite Mississippi Cheer Tiny Squad competed at the Deep South Beach Nationals in Orange Beach, Alabama and won First Place in the Tiny Level One Division. The girls pictured in Tiny squad: … Read more

SBA to honor Mayor Will Hill with Phoenix Award

Louisville Mayor Will Hill (right) shows MSU coach Dan Mullen the destruction from the tornado.

The Mississippi SBA District Office will honor the Small Business Persons of the Year, Small Business Champions, and Top Lenders at an awards ceremony in early May 2015.

Among those to be honored is Louisville Mayor Will Hill. Hill will … Read more

When disaster strikes home

Ms. Bertha Triplett of 127 Piney Woods Street in Louisville was a victim of the April 28, 2014 storm, in which her home was destroyed. After losing her home, Triplett was blessed by the WinstonStrong and Mennonite Disaster Services organizations when they rebuilt her home and dedicated it to her during a ceremony held on Jan. 30, 2015.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

On April 28, 2014, the City of Louisville suffered one of its most tragic natural disasters in its history as an EF-4 rated tornado brought property major property damage and claimed the lives … Read more

City parks to see improvements

With the additional property purchases, Louisville Parks will see changes and improvements.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The City of Louisville has made tremendous stride in regards to its recovery from the April 28 storms of the past year. Many residents have returned to their homes, and most are in … Read more

Yard of the month

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The Winston County Master Gardeners’ Yard of the Month for April is the home of Mrs. Peggy Baker. While the spring awakening of the lovely park like grounds have been “held hostage” by lingering cold weather, we anticipate each day … Read more

The Blooming of Hope

Ward 2 Alderwoman Judy McLeod displays a photo of sunflowers from her home. McLeod was given the idea to name the sunflower the city sunflower by women in her church. While thinking on the idea and how the flower could relate to the town, she saw this picture in her kitchen and gave her some sense of what the sunflower means to the community. The Board of Aldermen named the sunflower the city flower during its Jan. 20, 2015 meeting.

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

In times of crisis, it can be hard to bring words of comfort to victims of tragedy. Trying to relate to another’s loss can sometimes leave us with feelings of wanting to do … Read more