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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 – April 24, 1914 (Local news columns were unreadable.) DEATHS: We regret to learn of the death…

Corrections

The article Local Historic preservation discussed with crowd should have listed Todd Sanders contact as P.O.Box 571 Jackson, MS 39205-0571 and email tsanders@mdah.state.ms.us.  Telephone is 601-576-6950. The March 26 edition should have identified Amanda Dempsey Harvey with the photograph below:

Former Winston County Journal editor Hight dies

From staff report A proud Winston County woman who witnessed over 100 years of history died recently. Juanita McCown Hight died April 16, 2014. She was born in Winston County near Plattsburg, and was a 1934 graduate of Mississippi University…

School tours planned

From press reports The staff of the Louisville Municipal School District is excited to announce school tours to take place on Wednesday April 23, 2014 at 9:00 A.M. Local civic groups, elected officials, retired educators, and numerous other groups will be

Lions Club convention set for Louisville

The Lions Club International state convention will be held May 1 through 4 at Lake Tiak O’Khata in Louisville. With Louisville’s Lions Club hosting the event, more than 200 Lions will be attending. The Louisville Lions Club has been working…

ECCC Student artwork on display

The East Central Community College Student Art Association is hosting a reception to officially showcase the Spring 2014 Student Art Exhibition. The reception will be held at 2:30 p.m. Thursday, April 24, 2014, in the lobby of the Vickers Fine…

Calendar of events

Center Ridge M.B. Church to host revival Center Ridge M.B. Church will be having their Spring Revival, Sunday, April 20 through Thursday, April 24. Services will

Scholarship awarded

Scholarship recipients at Itawamba Community College for 2014 include Henry Dalton Hudspeth of Louisville, ACT Special Incentive, Leadership. Hudspeth will be a 2014 graduate of

It’s elementary

Jakarious Rush – (Mrs. Blair’s class) first place winner
Jaylin Jordan- ( Mrs. Blair’s class) second place winner
Zabaius Miller – ( Mrs. Lee’s class) third place winner

April is National Child Abuse Prevention Month In 1983, Congress declared April to be National Child Abuse Prevention Month. Since that time, communities across the country have taken the opportunity to raise awareness of issues surrounding child maltreatment and abuse…