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 – August 1, 1913

LOUISVILLE: Lightning demolished the east chimney of the court house last Tuesday afternoon … Read more

Obituaries

Mr. Jerry Agent

Funeral services for Mr. Jerry Agent were held at 2 PM Friday, July 26, 2013 at John E. Stephens Chapel with Rev. John Stephens officiating. Burial was in Old Pearl Valley Cemetery. John E. Stephens Chapel Funeral … Read more

Winston County Library reading program a success

The Winston County Library hosted a “Dig Into Reading” Summer Library Program each Tuesday during June 4 through and July 2 for children entering the first through sixth grades.

Children were encouraged to read throughout the summer, and the library … Read more

Rehearing denied

A Winston County man has lost his attempt to have the Mississippi County of Appeals rehear the appeal of his capital murder conviction.

J. C. Higginbotham, 33, was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility for the December 2007 … Read more

City leaders attend MML

From press reports

 

Elected officials of Louisville recently attended three days of training and leadership development presented at the Mississippi Municipal League’s 82nd Annual Conference at Mississippi Gulf Coast Coliseum & Convention Center.

“Strong Cities: Putting the Pieces Together” … Read more

Winston Winner

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Amanda Burdine won gift certificates and prizes from entry in the Sip and Shop held the Third thursday in Downtown Louisville in July. Merchants awarding the prizes were Market Cafe, Just Teasin, The Jewel Shoppe, Silver Goose, Something Special and … Read more