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 8, 1913

NOXAPATER: An unfortunate affair happened on our streets Saturday afternoon when Mr. Tom … Read more

Kudzu bug numbers up, affecting soybeans, houses

By Bonnie Coblentz

MSU Ag Communications


MISSISSIPPI STATE — The kudzu bug is a nonnative insect that is becoming a management headache in soybeans and a pest in houses after just one year in the state.

The insect was … Read more

CAPPS set to kick off August 13

From press reports


CAPPS afterschool program is excited to announce the start of its fifth year of service to students in grades 5-12 in the Louisville Municipal School District. This year CAPPS will focus on Language Arts and Mathematics … Read more

Law enforcement seeks wanted men


From press reports


The Louisville Police Department and Winston County Sheriff’s Department are seeking the public’s help in finding two indvividuals wanted for criminal offenses.

The Louisville Police Department is asking the citizens help in locating Cedric Deon Clark. … Read more

Boswell Scholarship Recipient at ECCC


Byron Hathorn (left) is the 2013 recipient of the Ernest Harrison Boswell Scholarship presented at East Central Community College in Decatur. The Louisville High School product is shown with Romonica Evans, ECCC Career Center director/recruiter, at the ECCC/AT&T Scholarship Appreciation … Read more