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Connor Charles Hill and Karly Leigh Smith were married April 12, 2013. Connor is the son of Ricky and Leslie (Ward) Hill of Purvis, Ms. Groom’s grandparents are Troy and Wanda Ward of Louisville, Ms. and Richard and Vivian Hill…

NAACP to host Back to School Rally

From press reports   On Saturday, July 20, 2013, the Winston County Branch of the NAACP will hold its annual Back-to-School Rally at Dean Park in the Center Ridge Community from 5 to 7 p.m. Every summer for the past…

ECCC announcements for upcoming school year

ECCC Tuition Increase East Central Community College in Decatur is among the state’s community colleges to announce a tuition increase for the 2013-14 academic year. East Central is one of 11 community colleges to increase tuition and other fees, according…

ECCC Cheerleaders announced for 2013-14

Cheerleading squads were recently selected for 2013-14 at East Central Community College in Decatur. Leading cheers for the Warrior football team will be Madison Stringer, Jordan Landry, Heather Johnson, Hailey West, David Williams and Mackenzie Rowzee, all products of Newton…

EMCC Cosmetology program graduates sixteen

From press reports   MAYHEW – Kim King has known this day was coming since she was 5 years old. King, of Louisville, was one of 16 students to graduate from East Mississippi Community College’s Cosmetology program Monday evening during…

ECCC offers truck driving and OSHA classes

Earn your CDL by letting us bring the training to you at our Decatur, Louisville, and Philadelphia locations.  To be eligible, you must be at least eighteen years old for an Intrastate License; twenty-one years old for an Interstate License;…

McMullan named new Superintendent

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By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   An experienced educator took the helm of the Louisville Municipal School District June 27 as Ken McMullan was selected as the district’s superintendent. With a 5 to 0 vote the LMSD trustees…

Louisville Officials take oath of office

All the newly sworn in Louisville elected officials Alderwoman Judy McLeod, Alderwoman Gwenita Mays, Alderman Eugene Crosby, Mayor Will Hill, Adlerman Richard Caperton, Alderwoman Frances Ball, and City Clerk Babs Fulton.

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   Louisville Municipal officials were officially sworn in Monday, July 1. Monday was the day to celebrate the second inauguration of Louisville Mayor Will Hill and the start of successive terms for all…

Celebrating 50 years of marriage

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On June 30, 1963, Robert Hailey and Peggy Triplett were united in Holy Matrimony before God and a host of family and friends at Bethel Baptist Church at 3:00 PM. “Fifty years have gone by, and we are still happily…