School board extends contract

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The Louisville Municipal School District Board of Trustees held their regular meeting on Dec. 16 at the LMSD Central Office.

During this meeting the board made plans and set dates for their semi-annual … Read more

Group provides county’s health rankings

By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

Mississippians have always had difficulties in regards to increasing their relative health. With the challenges of obesity, finding time to exercise, and other negative factors, maintaining a healthy lifestyle can be tough for … Read more

WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate three more homes

Pearline Smith and her family receive permission of occupancy certifcate from Louisville Mayor Will Hill as Ivan Shirk of MDS looks on.

From staff reports

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services completed three families wish list for Christmas as they turned over the keys to three homes on Dec. 12.

Pearline Smith whose home suffered extensive … Read more

Pet of the week – 12/24/14

Pet of the week

The Louisville Animal Shelter has many cats and adult dogs in need of a home.  Please consider adopting an animal from the shelter.  Eve is a husky/shepherd mix. She has been spayed, and her adoption fee is $20.  … Read more

Service recognition

PICTURED (left to right): MDOT District 1 Engineer Mark Holley; David Smith (10 years); Commissioner Mike Tagert.

During a recent service award ceremony held in Tupelo, Mississippi Department of Transportation (MDOT) Commissioner Mike Tagert recognized several MDOT employees for their years of service. … Read more

MSU helps community ‘Sparkplugs’ enhance hometowns

Center Ridge children helping work on the Dean Park Ruth’s Babies’ Concession Stand.”

From Allison Matthews

STARKVILLE, Miss.—Ten Northeast Mississippi community volunteers explained how they improved quality of life in their respective hometowns at the recent Appalachian Community Learning Project Results and Learning Celebration, organized by Mississippi State University.

ACLP is a partnership … Read more