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Make-A-Wish provides trip to local family

Jack Wylie Young in the driver’s seat of the fire truck with his family flanking the truck.

From press and staff reports   A local family is spending 7 days and 6 nights at Disney through the Make-A-Wish foundation and support from local businesses. Jack Wylie Young was nominated by his mother, Penny Young for the Make-A-Wish…

City traffic stop leads to drug bust

Some of the items confiscated by Louisville Police Department including drugs, cash and scales.

By Joseph McCain The Winston County Journal   A traffic stop at 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 11 lead to police seizing three quarters of a pound of marijuana, an undisclosed amount of cash, and seeking a subject who fled. Officers…

Marshall retires from LPD

Mayor Will Hill presents Marshall with the proclamation.

A reception honoring Captain Howard L. Marshall was held Friday, May 24, 2013 at the Winston County Library. Captain Marshall retired after twenty-five years of service to the City of Louisville Police Department. Marshall has been employed by the City…

Winston County Support Group completes worshop

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Congratulations to the Winston County Support Group on being the most recent class to complete the FREE Building Strong Families (BSF) financial education workshop. The class was held at the Winston County Extension Office in Louisville, MS. Financial Peace University…

Friends of Legion State Park hold nature trail

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Submitted   Members of “THE FRIENDS OF THE PARK”, Legion State Park gathered on Tuesday, June 4, at 8:30 am to take a nature walk. Dr. Lelia Kelly, Horticulture Specialist, MSU, conducted the walk. Dr. Kelly is well-known for her…

Circuit Court results in pleas and convictions

The Circuit Court of Winston County completed the May Court calendar with multiple sentences being served. Marvin Stingley was charged with the felony crime of murder, but plead guilty to the related offense manslaughter. Triplett was sentenced on May 6…

Winston County adds Scenic Byway to attractions

From press and staff reports   Winston County and The Winston County Economic Development Partnership are proud to announce the passing of a bill to designate the Noxubee Hills Route as one of Mississippi’s Scenic Byways through the Mississippi Legislature.…

MDEQ awards solid waste grant to Winston County

From press reports   The Mississippi Department of Environmental Quality (MDEQ) has awarded Winston County a solid waste assistance grant of $14,874 that will be used by the county to clean up illegal dump sites. “The Solid Waste Assistance Grants…