WinstonStrong, MDS dedicate home


By Daniel Brunty
The Winston County Journal

The community-based recovery fund “Winston Strong” in conjunction with Mennonite Disaster Services have completed another home as the two organizations continue to rebuild Winston County one home at a time.

A home dedication … Read more

Local Students Visit the MS State Capitol

WinstonAcademy visit

JACKSON, Miss.—Today, students from Winston Academy visited the MS State Capitol and their local legislators. Picture on the front row, center, are Sen. Giles Ward (left, R-Louisville) and Rep. Joey Hood (right, R-Ackerman).… Read more

‘Acting Up’

Winston Academy Survey of Arts students who are studying theater with Mary Snow recently presented a portion of the Broadway production of “All I Really Need to Know, I Learned in Kindergarten” by RobertFulgham as well as created, wrote and … Read more

Stone selected for a National Softball team


Emaree (Haggard) Stone has been selected for the Softball Factory Under Armour National Team. She is 15 years old in the 10th grade at Louisville High School.

Emaree was nominated by her fast pitch softball coach, Kylie Ming, to attend … Read more

Pet of week – 02/04/15


Misty is a spayed border collie mix, and she is available for adoption at Louisville Animal Control.  She is good with the other dogs in the shelter.  Misty’s adoption fee is $20. … Read more

House members busy in committees

Local Officials Visit MS State Capitol
JACKSON, Miss.—Winston County Emergency Management Director Buddy King and former Winston County Tax Assessor/Collector Brenda Miles visited with legislators last week to show their appreciation for service.
Photo (L-R): Rep. Michael T. Evans (D-Preston), Buddy King, Rep. Joey Hood (R-Ackerman), and Brenda Miles.

In anticipation of the February 3 deadline to report general bills originating in the House out of committee, members were faced with a full week of committee work.

Winston County Medical Center
Due to the tornado damage that occurred to … Read more

Firefighter day


Students from the Mississippi State Fire Academy National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1001 Firefighter I-II Class 154 gather on the steps inside the Mississippi State Capitol building attending Firefighters Day at the Capitol.  A day at the capitol gives members … Read more